NEWS

UPMG Welcomes Exhibitors for PCB West Virtual 2020

UPMG Welcomes Exhibitors for PCB West Virtual 2020

03 August 2020

ATLANTA – UP Media Group today announced more than 25 companies will take part as exhibitors in the first PCB West (http://pcbwest.com/) Virtual 2020 this fall....  Read More...

Q2 Global Smartphone Shipments Decrease 16%

Q2 Global Smartphone Shipments Decrease 16%

31 July 2020

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Worldwide smartphone shipments decreased 16% year-over-year in the second quarter, according to International Data Corp. In total, companies sh...  Read More...

Q2 Global Tablet Shipments Grow 19%

Q2 Global Tablet Shipments Grow 19%

31 July 2020

FRAMINGHAM, MA – After two sequential quarters of decline, the worldwide tablet market recorded 18.6% year-over-year growth in the second quarter, with shipment...  Read More...

TLB Seeks IPO on Kosdaq

TLB Seeks IPO on Kosdaq

31 July 2020

DANWON-GU ANSAN, SOUTH KOREA – PCB fabricator TLB Co. is set to go public on the secondary Kosdaq stock market sometime in 2020, according to reports.  Read More...

NI Reports Q2 Revenue Down 10%

NI Reports Q2 Revenue Down 10%

31 July 2020

AUSTIN, TX – National Instruments reported second quarter revenue of $301 million, down 10% year-over-year and 3% sequentially.  Read More...

Advanced Circuits Reports Q2 Revenue Up Nearly 3%

Advanced Circuits Reports Q2 Revenue Up Nearly 3%

30 July 2020

AURORA, CO – Advanced Circuits reported second quarter revenue of $23 million, up 2.7% year-over-year.  Read More...

Flex Posts Fiscal Q1 Net Sales Down 17%

Flex Posts Fiscal Q1 Net Sales Down 17%

30 July 2020

SAN JOSE – Flex reported fiscal first quarter 2021 net sales of $5.2 billion, down 16.6% year-over-year.  Read More...

Rogers Reports Q2 Net Sales Down 21%

Rogers Reports Q2 Net Sales Down 21%

30 July 2020

CHANDLER, AZ – Rogers Corp. reported second quarter net sales of $191.2 million, down 21.3% year-over-year and 3.8% sequentially.  Read More...

MKS Instruments Posts Q2 Revenue Up 15%

MKS Instruments Posts Q2 Revenue Up 15%

30 July 2020

ANDOVER, MA – MKS Instruments posted second quarter revenue of $544.3 million, up 14.8% year-over-year, driven by demand in the semiconductor market. Adjusted E...  Read More...

N. American PCB Orders Up 17% in June

N. American PCB Orders Up 17% in June

30 July 2020

BANNOCKBURN, IL — Total North American printed circuit board orders in June increased 16.9% year-over-year and 33% sequentially, says IPC.  Read More...

ECIA Says Concerns Easing Over Health of Component Supply Chain

ECIA Says Concerns Easing Over Health of Component Supply Chain

29 July 2020

ATLANTA – The Electronic Components Industry Association’s ongoing survey of members regarding the impact of the pandemic on the electronic components industry ...  Read More...

TTM Technologies Reports Q2 Net Sales Up 8%

TTM Technologies Reports Q2 Net Sales Up 8%

29 July 2020

SANTA ANA, CA – TTM Technologies reported second quarter net sales from continuing operations were $570.3 million, up 8.2% year-over-year and 14.6% sequentially...  Read More...

Sanmina Reports Fiscal Q3 Revenue Up 4%

Sanmina Reports Fiscal Q3 Revenue Up 4%

29 July 2020

SAN JOSE, CA – Sanmina reported fiscal third quarter revenue of $1.7 billion, up 4% year-over-year and down 18.4% sequentially.  Read More...

Global Semi Packaging Materials to Grow at 3% CAGR through 2024

Global Semi Packaging Materials to Grow at 3% CAGR through 2024

29 July 2020

MILPITAS, CA – The global semiconductor packaging materials market will grow from $17.6 billion in revenue in 2019 to $20.8 billion in 2024, a 3.4% CAGR, says S...  Read More...

Schweizer Electronic Reports H1 Sales Down 25%

Schweizer Electronic Reports H1 Sales Down 25%

28 July 2020

SCHRAMBERG, GERMANY – Schweizer Group generated consolidated sales of €45.4 million (US$53.3 million) in the first half of 2020, down 24.6% year-over-year. The ...  Read More...

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FEATURES

Embedding Magnetics in a PCB Design

Embedding Magnetics in a PCB Design

Leveraging common fabrication processes to encapsulate transformers.  Read More...

Why Not Route Two Traces Between Pins on a 1mm Pitch BGA?

Why Not Route Two Traces Between Pins on a 1mm Pitch BGA?

A look at the geometry associated with plated through-holes in a PCB.  Read More...

FPGA Issues and Concerns: A Real Danger and a Call to Action

FPGA Issues and Concerns: A Real Danger and a Call to Action

The reality of a brittle supply chain could mean harsh consequences for failure to deliver.  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

Murata Electronics Develops 1.0µF 01005 MLCC

Murata Electronics Develops 1.0µF 01005 MLCC

GRM022R60G105M multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) has a capacitance value of 1.0µF in 01005" size.  Read More...

Saturn PCB Delivers PCB Design Toolkit v. 7.12

Saturn PCB Delivers PCB Design Toolkit v. 7.12

Saturn PCB Toolkit version 7.12 PCB design freeware calculates current capacity of a PCB trace, via current, differential pairs and much more.  Read More...

Zuken Releases eCADStar 2020.0 with SI, PI and IBIS-AMI Simulation Modules

Zuken Releases eCADStar 2020.0 with SI, PI and IBIS-AMI Simulation Modules

eCADStar 2020.0 internet-connected PCB design platform comes with new modules for signal integrity, power integrity and IBIS-AMI simulation.  Read More...

Keysight Debuts PathWave Design 2021 Software

Keysight Debuts PathWave Design 2021 Software

PathWave Design 2021 5G and mmWave software has new capabilities across all design phases, including simulation to validation, as well as test and manufacturing...  Read More...

Zuken Rolls Out E3.series 2020 Wire Harness Design Tool

Zuken Rolls Out E3.series 2020 Wire Harness Design Tool

E3.series 2020 electrical and fluid engineering tool suite features expanded functionality from schematics and cable planning through to 2-D and 3-D cabinet and...  Read More...

RBP Chemical Releases Magnum N-499 Neutralizer

RBP Chemical Releases Magnum N-499 Neutralizer

Magnum N-499 neutralizer is part of PTH process offering for printed circuit boards.  Read More...

Stackpole Expands HCSK4026 Terminal Shunt Resistors

Stackpole Expands HCSK4026 Terminal Shunt Resistors

HCSK4026 high current terminal shunt resistors now include 0.7mΩ and 3 mΩ resistance values.  Read More...

MacDermid Alpha Releases Systek UVF 100 Plating System

MacDermid Alpha Releases Systek UVF 100 Plating System

Systek UVF 100 is a 2-in-1 plating system for buildup of redistribution layers.  Read More...

Frontline Releases InCAM Pro 2.1 CAM Software

Frontline Releases InCAM Pro 2.1 CAM Software

InCAM Pro 2.1 CAM software offers intelligent flex tooling hole placement in which all flex tooling holes on the board are visible at a glance.  Read More...

Stackpole Updates CSM2512 Current Sense Chip Resistor

Stackpole Updates CSM2512 Current Sense Chip Resistor

CSM2512 current sense resistor offers a metal element with TCR now improved to 50ppm.  Read More...

Zuken Releases CR-8000 2020 EDA Software

Zuken Releases CR-8000 2020 EDA Software

CR-8000 2020 3-D multi-board EDA software has improved design efficiency, comprehensive system-level design and verification, and support for the latest advance...  Read More...

Roartis Introduces IQ-Bond 5976-ACE Adhesive

Roartis Introduces IQ-Bond 5976-ACE Adhesive

IQ-Bond 5976-ACE printed electronics adhesive provides adhesion strength on different flex and rigid substrates, such as PET, polyimide, FR-4, copper, aluminum ...  Read More...

Piher Redesigns PT-6 Carbon Potentiometer

Piher Redesigns PT-6 Carbon Potentiometer

PT-6 carbon potentiometer is for high-temperature Pb-free SMD production.  Read More...

Stackpole Releases CSRT Thin Film Chip Resistors

Stackpole Releases CSRT Thin Film Chip Resistors

CSRT thin film current sense chip resistors offer resistance values from 10mΩ to 10Ω, with TCR ranging from 50 to 200ppm, depending on resistance value.  Read More...

SnapEDA Updates 3-D Viewer

SnapEDA Updates 3-D Viewer

3-D viewer previews 3-D models available on SnapEDA before download.  Read More...

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