NEWS

German PCB CAD Innovator Garners $1.8M Investment

German PCB CAD Innovator Garners $1.8M Investment

21 February 2020

MUNICH – German startup Celus (formerly Contunity) has announced a €1.7 million (US$1.84 million) seed round that will fuel the company’s ambition to turn simpl...  Read More...

Rogers Reports Q4 Net Sales Down 13%

Rogers Reports Q4 Net Sales Down 13%

21 February 2020

CHANDLER, AZ – Rogers Corp. reported fourth quarter net sales of $193.8 million, down 13.1% year-over-year and 12.7% sequentially. Currency exchange rates unfav...  Read More...

Nano Dimension to Delist from Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Trade on Nasdaq

Nano Dimension to Delist from Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Trade on Nasdaq

20 February 2020

TEL AVIV – Nano Dimension said it would voluntarily delist its ordinary shares from trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. The maker of additive manufacturing ...  Read More...

TTM Opens New Manufacturing Facility in WI

TTM Opens New Manufacturing Facility in WI

20 February 2020

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI – In the past seven months, TTM Technologies converted a building here from a warehouse into a PCB manufacturing facility with a $15 million ...  Read More...

IDC: Worldwide ICT Spending to Increase Nearly 4% to $4.3T in 2020

IDC: Worldwide ICT Spending to Increase Nearly 4% to $4.3T in 2020

19 February 2020

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Worldwide spending on information and communications technology is expected to be $4.3 trillion in 2020, an increase of 3.6% over 2019, accordi...  Read More...

Altium Reports Board and Systems H1 Revenue Up 12%

Altium Reports Board and Systems H1 Revenue Up 12%

19 February 2020

SYDNEY – Altium reported Board and Systems (Altium Designer, Circuit Studio, SolidWorks PCB) revenue of $65.4 million for the half-year ended Dec. 31, an increa...  Read More...

Nano Dimension Opens Florida HQ

Nano Dimension Opens Florida HQ

19 February 2020

BOCA RATON, FL – Nano Dimension established its headquarters for the Americas here.  Read More...

FTG Posts Circuits Segment Sales Up 7% in Q4

FTG Posts Circuits Segment Sales Up 7% in Q4

18 February 2020

TORONTO – Firan Technology Group reported fourth quarter Circuits Segment sales were $18.6 million, up 7% year-over-year.  Read More...

Cyient Opens Wire Harness Lab

Cyient Opens Wire Harness Lab

17 February 2020

PEORIA, IL – Cyient opened a wire harness lab here. The facility adds capabilities to support customers in harness prototyping by increasing design process spee...  Read More...

IPC Honors Committee Volunteers

IPC Honors Committee Volunteers

14 February 2020

SAN DIEGO — IPC presented Committee Leadership, Special Recognition and Distinguished Committee Service Awards at IPC Apex Expo. The awards were presented to in...  Read More...

Nepcon China Postponed

Nepcon China Postponed

14 February 2020

SHANGHAI — Reed Exhibitions has postponed Nepcon China 2020 tentatively to June 17-19.  Read More...

IPC Recognizes Rising Stars

IPC Recognizes Rising Stars

13 February 2020

BANNOCKBURN, IL — In recognition of their leadership roles and support of IPC standards, education, advocacy and solutions to industry challenges, four recipien...  Read More...

Bühler’s Advanced Materials Revenue Down 8% in 2019

Bühler’s Advanced Materials Revenue Down 8% in 2019

13 February 2020

UZWIL, SWITZERLAND – Bühler’s Advanced Materials business reported revenue of CHF 649 million (US$ 663.3 million) in 2019, down 8% year-over-year.  Read More...

Cohu Reports Q4 Net Sales Down 17%

Cohu Reports Q4 Net Sales Down 17%

13 February 2020

POWAY, CA – Cohu reported fourth quarter net sales of $142 million, down 16.8% year-over-year and 1% sequentially.  Read More...

Cadence Posts Q4 Revenue Up 5%

Cadence Posts Q4 Revenue Up 5%

12 February 2020

SAN JOSE – Cadence Design Systems reported fourth quarter revenue of $600 million, up 5.3% year-over-year. Net income was $660 million, up 574% compared to the ...  Read More...

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FEATURES

U of I Researchers Demonstrate New Capability for Electronics Cooling Using Additive Manufacturing

U of I Researchers Demonstrate New Capability for Electronics Cooling Using Additive Manufacturing

For decades, researchers have considered the potential for cooling hot electronic devices by blowing on them with high-speed air jets.  Read More...

Taiwan Printed Circuit Market Finished in the Green. Sort Of.

Taiwan Printed Circuit Market Finished in the Green. Sort Of.

Shipments from the printed circuit industry can arguably be considered a barometer for the global electronics market.  Read More...

Amid Pandemics and Travel Bans, IPC Apex Expo Goes On

Amid Pandemics and Travel Bans, IPC Apex Expo Goes On

In the wake of pandemics and travel bans, visitors still turned out for the annual exhibition.  Read More...

Designing a Robust Industrial Augmented Reality Solution

Designing a Robust Industrial Augmented Reality Solution

A review of tracking methodology choices to address challenges of environmental factors such as light and the prerequisite of fixed visual features.  Read More...

Can PCB Fabrication Processes Keep Up with Design Demands?

Can PCB Fabrication Processes Keep Up with Design Demands?

New hole formation technologies and low-cost low-loss materials are needed.  Read More...

Digital Building Blocks

Digital Building Blocks

AI and machine learning will shape the coming era of electronics manufacturing.  Read More...

Designing for Higher Power in Smaller Form Factors

Designing for Higher Power in Smaller Form Factors

The redesign of a power adapter, using thermal modeling software. Much has been written about the benefits of moving thermal design activity higher up the prod...  Read More...

Maxwell and Transmission Lines

Maxwell and Transmission Lines

The famous mathematician can guide our understanding of electrical signals.  Read More...

Is Electrical Current Particle Flow or Wave Phenomenon?

Is Electrical Current Particle Flow or Wave Phenomenon?

Some engineers claim electrical current is not the flow of electrons. They are wrong.  Read More...

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PRODUCTS

Hirose Offers DM3NW MicroSD Connector

Hirose Offers DM3NW MicroSD Connector

DM3NW series MicroSD connector enables smaller consumer electronic designs by reducing volumetric space by up to 15%.  Read More...

XJTAG Releases XJTAG 3.10 Boundary Scan

XJTAG Releases XJTAG 3.10 Boundary Scan

XJTAG 3.10 boundary scan tool introduces automated method for dealing with design updates that occur on board being tested.  Read More...

Z-Zero Debuts Z-Planner Enterprise 2019.2 Stackup Planner

Z-Zero Debuts Z-Planner Enterprise 2019.2 Stackup Planner

Z-planner Enterprise 2019.2 is a field-solver-based stackup planning and material selection software optimized for front-to-back PCB design and signal-integrity...  Read More...

Altium Launches A365 Viewer

Altium Launches A365 Viewer

Cloud-based A365 Viewer can view schematic, PCB, 3-D and BOM, available through browser on any web-enabled device.  Read More...

Rohm Releases GMR50 Shunt Resistors

Rohm Releases GMR50 Shunt Resistors

GMR50 shunt resistors deliver 4W rated power (at electrode temp. TK = 90°C) in 5.0mm x 2.5mm size.  Read More...

Isola Releases IS550H Laminate

Isola Releases IS550H Laminate

IS550H low-CTE laminate is CAF resistant.  Read More...

Isola Rolls Out TerraGreen 400G Laminate

Isola Rolls Out TerraGreen 400G Laminate

TerraGreen 400G high-speed, low-loss laminate is halogen-free.  Read More...

Brady Offers BradyPrinter A8500 Label Printer Applicator

Brady Offers BradyPrinter A8500 Label Printer Applicator

BradyPrinter A8500 label printer applicator automates PCB labeling for traceability.  Read More...

DuPont Debuts Riston DI3000 Dry-Film Photoresist, Riston DI5100 mSAP Film

DuPont Debuts Riston DI3000 Dry-Film Photoresist, Riston DI5100 mSAP Film

Riston DI3000 multi-wavelength, dry-film photoresist is for pattern plating on multilayer printed circuit boards.  Read More...

DuPont Introduces New Pyralux Laminate, Adhesive

DuPont Introduces New Pyralux Laminate, Adhesive

Pyralux AG all-polyimide double-sided copper-clad laminate comes in sheets and rolls for high-volume consumer, medical and automotive applications.  Read More...

LPKF Rolls Out CuttingMaster 2000, 3000 Depaneling Systems

LPKF Rolls Out CuttingMaster 2000, 3000 Depaneling Systems

CuttingMaster 2000 and CuttingMaster 3000 depaneling systems are for rigid and flex PCBs.  Read More...

JYI Introduces PI Gold Conductive Film

JYI Introduces PI Gold Conductive Film

PI gold conductive film is based on sputtering system.  Read More...

Kemet Launches R41T, R76H Film Capacitors

Kemet Launches R41T, R76H Film Capacitors

R41T and R76H are AEC-Q200-qualified metallized polypropylene film capacitors.  Read More...

Vishay Offers TMBS Rectifiers with 2A, 3A Devices

Vishay Offers TMBS Rectifiers with 2A, 3A Devices

TMBS Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers are now with 16 2A and 3A devices in eSMP series low-profile SMP package.  Read More...

Junkosha Showcases MWX161 Interconnect

Junkosha Showcases MWX161 Interconnect

MWX161 interconnect reaches up to 67GHz range.  Read More...

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