NEWS

PCB Design Tool Sales Jump 15% YoY in Q3

PCB Design Tool Sales Jump 15% YoY in Q3

17 January 2022

MILPITAS, CA — Sales of printed circuit board and multichip module CAD (http://www.pcdandf.com/pcdesign/menu-research/cad-cam-pcb-software) software increased 1...  Read More...

ACE Proposes Extension on Merger with Tempo Automation

ACE Proposes Extension on Merger with Tempo Automation

14 January 2022

SAN FRANCISCO – Following a merger announcement (index.php/editorial/menu-news/fab-news/16114-tempo-automation-to-go-public-acquire-whizz-systems-and-advanced-c...  Read More...

NASA, Lockheed Martin, TTM Technologies Engineers Win Best Conference Papers for IPC Apex Expo

NASA, Lockheed Martin, TTM Technologies Engineers Win Best Conference Papers for IPC Apex Expo

14 January 2022

BANNOCKBURN, IL — Winners of the Best of Conference papers for IPC Apex Expo 2022 include the following:  Read More...

Q4 Global PC Shipments Up 1%

Q4 Global PC Shipments Up 1%

14 January 2022

NEEDHAM, MA – Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) reached 92.7 million units during the fourth quarter, up 1% year-ov...  Read More...

Q3 Electronic Component Sales Up 21% in the Americas

Q3 Electronic Component Sales Up 21% in the Americas

13 January 2022

ATLANTA – The third quarter distributor total available market for electronic components built on the second quarter surge in sales growth from the low point of...  Read More...

Global Fab Equipment Spending to Grow 10% in 2022 to All-Time Record $98B

Global Fab Equipment Spending to Grow 10% in 2022 to All-Time Record $98B

11 January 2022

MILPITAS, CA — Global fab equipment spending for frontend facilities is expected to rise 10% year-over-year in 2022 to an all-time high of more than $98 billion...  Read More...

EMA Design Automation Expands with FlowCAD in Central Europe

EMA Design Automation Expands with FlowCAD in Central Europe

11 January 2022

ROCHESTER, NY – EMA Design Automation today announced it is expanding its global reach through a merger with FlowCAD, a fellow Cadence channel partner in Centra...  Read More...

CADY Raises $3M to Develop Automatic PCB Inspection Software

CADY Raises $3M to Develop Automatic PCB Inspection Software

10 January 2022

TEL AVIV – CADY raised $3 million to develop an automotive PCB design inspection software that parses the datasheets of chips and electrical components in the e...  Read More...

Nano Dimension, XTPL to Develop Nano-Particle Conductive Ink

Nano Dimension, XTPL to Develop Nano-Particle Conductive Ink

10 January 2022

SUNRISE, FL – Nano Dimension is collaborating with XTPL to develop new nano-particle-based conductive ink for AME applications.  Read More...

Q2 German Area PCB Orders Up 129%

Q2 German Area PCB Orders Up 129%

08 January 2022

FRANKFURT – The German area printed circuit board industry closed the second quarter of 2021 with the highest level of incoming orders since 2019, growing 129% ...  Read More...

ECIA: Dec. Component Sales Sentiment Outperforms Previous Outlook by 19.2 Points

ECIA: Dec. Component Sales Sentiment Outperforms Previous Outlook by 19.2 Points

06 January 2022

ATLANTA – ECIA’s latest survey shows the measurement of actual sales sentiment for December outperformed the sales outlook for December from the prior survey by...  Read More...

Nano Dimension Acquires Global Inkjet Systems for $18M

Nano Dimension Acquires Global Inkjet Systems for $18M

05 January 2022

SUNRISE, FL – Nano Dimension acquired Global Inkjet Systems, paying GIS shareholders $18.1 million in cash. In addition, it will pay between $1.3 million and $1...  Read More...

Global Semi Sales Up 24% in November

Global Semi Sales Up 24% in November

04 January 2022

WASHINGTON – Global semiconductor sales were $49.7 billion in November, an increase of 23.5% year-over-year and 1.5% sequentially, says the Semiconductor Indust...  Read More...

Rising Material and Labor Costs Continue to Plague Global Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain

Rising Material and Labor Costs Continue to Plague Global Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain

03 January 2022

BANNOCKBURN, IL -- Materials and labor costs continue to be the largest issue facing the electronics supply chain, with nine in 10 electronics manufacturers rep...  Read More...

NCAB Acquires German PCB Distributor META

NCAB Acquires German PCB Distributor META

28 December 2021

BROMMA, SWEDEN -- NCAB Group today signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in META Leiterplatten GmbH for an undisclosed amount.  Read More...

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FEATURES

State-of-the-Art Technology Flashes

State-of-the-Art Technology Flashes

Updates in silicon and electronics technology. Ed.: This is a special feature courtesy of Binghamton University. Next-gen chips will be powered from below. As...  Read More...

The Billion-Dollar Mistake

The Billion-Dollar Mistake

Stop designing products guaranteed to fail EMC testing. Au: This article emphasizes the need to concentrate on design of transmission lines, or the “spaces,” i...  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

DuPont Launches Pyralux HP Laminate Adhesive

DuPont Launches Pyralux HP Laminate Adhesive

Pyralux HP laminate adhesive system is epoxy-based and combines insertion loss performance with increased functionality and processing.  Read More...

Ventec Debuts Aerolam Laminate

Ventec Debuts Aerolam Laminate

Aerolam laminate and prepreg material is curated for requirements of aerospace and defense applications.  Read More...

Saturn PCB Design Toolkit V. 8.07 Updated

Saturn PCB Design Toolkit V. 8.07 Updated

Saturn PCB Design Toolkit version 8.07 freeware calculates microstrip, stripline, differential pair, via current, PCB trace current, planar inductor, padstack, ...  Read More...

Tanaka Develops Sintering Nano-Silver Paste

Tanaka Develops Sintering Nano-Silver Paste

Low-temp. sintering nano-silver paste enables miniaturization and improved bending resistance of wiring for use in screen printing.  Read More...

Global Specialties Rolls Out PB-503A, PB-505A Circuit Design Trainers

Global Specialties Rolls Out PB-503A, PB-505A Circuit Design Trainers

PB-503A and PB-505A circuit design trainers feature function generator with digital display for accurate settings.  Read More...

KiCad Updates 5.1.12 EDA Software

KiCad Updates 5.1.12 EDA Software

KiCad 5.1.12 stable version EDA software contains bug fixes and other minor improvements.  Read More...

Technic Releases TechniPad IS 7070 Immersion Silver

Technic Releases TechniPad IS 7070 Immersion Silver

TechniPad IS 7070 nitrate-free immersion silver was developed for 5G applications.  Read More...

Rohm Introduces LTR100L Shunt Resistors

Rohm Introduces LTR100L Shunt Resistors

LTR100L thick-film shunt resistors have power of 4W in 3264 size (3.2mm x 6.4mm)/1225 size (0.12" x 0.25") by revising resistor materials and applying...  Read More...

Ucamco Updates FaultStation v2021.09 Electrical Test Software

Ucamco Updates FaultStation v2021.09 Electrical Test Software

FaultStation v2021.09 electrical test software loads new error code types and assists in diagnosing faults.  Read More...

Toray Develops Torelina Film

Toray Develops Torelina Film

Torelina film for 5G communications offers excellent transparency, heat-resistance, flame-retardancy, and dielectric performance.  Read More...

Vishay Offers vPolyTan T50 Chip Capacitors

Vishay Offers vPolyTan T50 Chip Capacitors

vPolyTan T50 surface-mount polymer tantalum molded chip capacitors are for high-temperature, high-humidity operating conditions.  Read More...

Nano Dimension Offers DragonFly IV 3-D Printer, Flight Software

Nano Dimension Offers DragonFly IV 3-D Printer, Flight Software

DragonFly IV 3-D printer, combined with Flight software, is dielectric and conductive materials additive manufacturing system aimed for fabrication of high-perf...  Read More...

Stackpole Releases RMCA Chip Resistors

Stackpole Releases RMCA Chip Resistors

RMCA series is AEC-qualified and has excellent long-term reliability for automotive applications.  Read More...

Hirose Adds FH75 FPC/FFC Connector

Hirose Adds FH75 FPC/FFC Connector

FH75 series automotive flexible printed circuit/flat flexible connector supports MIPI D-PHY specifications.  Read More...

Murata Rolls Out LQW43FT Broadband Inductors

Murata Rolls Out LQW43FT Broadband Inductors

LQW43FT 1812 broadband inductors were developed for the automotive market.  Read More...

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