NEWS

Compeq Posts June Sales Up 11%

Compeq Posts June Sales Up 11%

19 July 2019

TAIPEI – Printed circuit board fabricator Compeq Manufacturing reported June sales of $129.2 million, up 10.7% year-over-year and down 0.6% sequentially, accord...  Read More...

3D Printing Market to Grow at 23% CAGR to $43B by 2025

3D Printing Market to Grow at 23% CAGR to $43B by 2025

19 July 2019

PUNE, INDIA – The 3D printing market is expected to grow from $9.9 billion in 2018 to $42.9 billion by 2025, an estimated CAGR of 23.3% during 2019–2025.  Read More...

Report: Global Electronic Systems Market to Grow 4% in 2019 to Nearly $2T

Report: Global Electronic Systems Market to Grow 4% in 2019 to Nearly $2T

18 July 2019

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – IC Insights forecasts the 2019 global electronic systems market will grow 4% to $1.68 trillion. In contrast, the worldwide semiconductor market...  Read More...

Chin Poon Appoints New President

Chin Poon Appoints New President

17 July 2019

TAOYUAN CITY, TAIWAN – Printed circuit board fabricator Chin Poon Industrial appointed SL Huang president.  Read More...

Sierra Circuits to Host SI/PI Workshop

Sierra Circuits to Host SI/PI Workshop

16 July 2019

SANTA CLARA – Sierra Circuits will host a signal integrity/power integrity workshop Sept. 12-13 at Levi’s Stadium here.  Read More...

iNEMI Unveils New Process for Issuing 2019 Roadmap

iNEMI Unveils New Process for Issuing 2019 Roadmap

16 July 2019

MORRISVILLE, NC — iNEMI is releasing the 2019 iNEMI Roadmap and is implementing a piecemeal delivery process.  Read More...

FTG Completes Acquisition of Colonial Circuits

FTG Completes Acquisition of Colonial Circuits

16 July 2019

TORONTO – Firan Technology Group has acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of printed circuit board manufacturer Colonial Circuits for some $3.1 million ($4 m...  Read More...

PCD&F Opens 2020 NPI Awards

PCD&F Opens 2020 NPI Awards

15 July 2019

PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN FAB opened its 2020 New Product Introduction Awards (NPI) for printed circuit board fabrication.  Read More...

Report: Global IT Spending to be Nearly Flat in 2019

Report: Global IT Spending to be Nearly Flat in 2019

12 July 2019

STAMFORD, CT – Gartner lowered its worldwide IT spending outlook for the year to $3.74 trillion, citing a host of reasons for uncertainty. The research firm now...  Read More...

Gartner: Q2 Worldwide PC Shipments Grew 2%

Gartner: Q2 Worldwide PC Shipments Grew 2%

11 July 2019

STAMFORD, CT – After two quarters of decline, the worldwide PC market grew 1.5% in the second quarter of 2019, according to Gartner’s preliminary results, with ...  Read More...

SnapEDA Website to Offer Osram Opto Semi Products

SnapEDA Website to Offer Osram Opto Semi Products

11 July 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – Osram Opto Semiconductors is releasing its collection of photodiodes, phototransistors, laser diodes and infrared emitters on SnapEDA’s website....  Read More...

FTG Reports Q2 Circuit Sales Up 19%

FTG Reports Q2 Circuit Sales Up 19%

11 July 2019

TORONTO – Firan Technology Group reported second quarter sales at its printed circuits division were $19.3 million, up 18.9% year-over-year. Both North American...  Read More...

ATE Market to Experience 4% CAGR from 2019-2024

ATE Market to Experience 4% CAGR from 2019-2024

10 July 2019

DUBLIN – The global automated test equipment market was valued at $3.84 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach a value of $4.72 billion by 2024, a CAGR of 3.5...  Read More...

Sales, Orders and Production Growth Drive Continuing Industry Health and Optimism

Sales, Orders and Production Growth Drive Continuing Industry Health and Optimism

09 July 2019

Since IPC launched the quarterly Pulse of the Electronics Industry survey in mid-2017, respondents’ quarterly sales growth has been positive in each of the past...  Read More...

Sanmina Names Liebel President, COO

Sanmina Names Liebel President, COO

09 July 2019

SAN JOSE -- Sanmina today announced Hartmut Liebel has joined the company as president and chief operating officer.  Read More...

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FEATURES

How to Produce an ECO or Update an Existing Design

How to Produce an ECO or Update an Existing Design

Changing a part may be simple, but making dozens of edits to a schematic requires a clean process.  Read More...

Is the PCB Industry Ready to Embrace 5G?

Is the PCB Industry Ready to Embrace 5G?

Accounting for signal integrity and higher data rates for tomorrow’s PCBs.  Read More...

JPCA Show 2019 (Part 1)

JPCA Show 2019 (Part 1)

The JPCA Show opened June 5 at Tokyo Big Sight.  Read More...

For a Calculator, What Does ‘Accuracy’ Really Mean?

For a Calculator, What Does ‘Accuracy’ Really Mean?

Many of the values we want to estimate are unknowable because the parameters themselves are unknown.  Read More...

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PRODUCTS

Hirose Offers Center Lock Design for DF51K Connectors

Hirose Offers Center Lock Design for DF51K Connectors

DF51 series 2.0mm pitch wire-to-board connector now features a center lock design.  Read More...

Panasonic Launches CF1 Board to FPC Connector

Panasonic Launches CF1 Board to FPC Connector

CFI features a unique metal terminal connection structure for direct connection between an automotive flexible printed circuit and the board. Eliminates wire...  Read More...

T-Tech Rolls Out IsoPro 2019

T-Tech Rolls Out IsoPro 2019

IsoPro 2019 is an automated tool path generator that incorporates machine motion control functions supporting automatic tool change with intelligent feed and sp...  Read More...

Ucamco Offers Free Gerber Job Editor

Ucamco Offers Free Gerber Job Editor

Gerber Job Editor is now available free of charge.  Read More...

Rogers Offers Alternative Copper Option for RO4730G3 Laminates

Rogers Offers Alternative Copper Option for RO4730G3 Laminates

RO4730G3 UL 94 V-0 antenna-grade laminates are now manufactured with standard profile electrodeposited copper foil to meet performance requirements in active an...  Read More...

Spectro Introduces Spectrocube ED-XRF Analyzer

Spectro Introduces Spectrocube ED-XRF Analyzer

Spectrocube ED-XRF analyzer is for high-volume compliance screening of restricted elements.  Read More...

Coherent Offers Monaco UV Femtosecond Laser

Coherent Offers Monaco UV Femtosecond Laser

Coherent Monaco UV femtosecond laser is said to provide 24/7 reliability with energy, repetition rate, and resulting minimal heat affected zone to drive high-th...  Read More...

Kemet Offers Metcom SMD Power Inductors

Kemet Offers Metcom SMD Power Inductors

Metcom SMD metal composite power inductors are for DC to DC switching power supplies and other power-related applications including EMI filtering.  Read More...

Atotech Debuts Polygon PLB Wet Processing Line

Atotech Debuts Polygon PLB Wet Processing Line

Polygon PLB horizontal production equipment line is designed for multilayer, rigid-flex and HDI panel processing.  Read More...

Molex Introduces SlimStack 0.40mm Floating Connectors

Molex Introduces SlimStack 0.40mm Floating Connectors

SlimStack 0.40mm floating board-to-board connectors are for automotive, industrial, and consumer applications that require large floating range and high-speed t...  Read More...

Molex Releases 1.25mm Pitch SlimStack Floating Connectors

Molex Releases 1.25mm Pitch SlimStack Floating Connectors

1.25mm pitch SlimStack floating board-to-board connectors reportedly offer superior contact reliability and easy assembly.  Read More...

OKI Launches Stretchable FPC

OKI Launches Stretchable FPC

Stretchable flexible printed circuits offer elasticity; replace polyimide used in existing FPCs with elastic substrate.  Read More...

Hirose Offers DF51 Series Wire-to-Board Connector

Hirose Offers DF51 Series Wire-to-Board Connector

DF51 series 2.0mm pitch wire-to-board connector has a lock that provides a clear tactile click and secures a reliable connection.  Read More...

Mentor Releases Valor NPI 11.0 DfM Software

Mentor Releases Valor NPI 11.0 DfM Software

Valor NPI 11.0 design-for-manufacturing (DfM) software automates printed circuit board design (http://www.PCBwest.com) reviews where PCB technology and manufact...  Read More...

Kemet Updates T598 Surface Mount Capacitor

Kemet Updates T598 Surface Mount Capacitor

T598 tantalum polymer surface mount capacitor has expanded temperature capability.  Read More...

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