WASHINGTON, DC – China leads the world in terms of manufacturing output, with over $2 trillion in goods produced, which accounts for 20% of global manufacturing, says the Brookings Institution. This is followed by the US ($1.9 trillion, 18% of global manufacturing), Japan ($1 trillion), Germany ($700 billion), and South Korea ($372 billion).
NESS ZIONA, ISRAEL – Nearly 91% of respondents to a recent Nano Dimension survey expect 3D printed electronics will be a strategic direction. More than three quarters (76%) are already exploring the technology for design validation (31%), prototyping (40%) and low-volume custom manufacturing (29%), according to the electrifying additive manufacturing survey.
BANNOCKBURN, IL – Total North American printed circuit board orders in May increased 21.2% year-over-year, says IPC. Year-to-date orders grew 14.4% compared to the same period last year . Orders were up 6.3% sequentially.
HAMPSHIRE, UK -- New research from Juniper Research shows that by the end of 2026 there will be over 50 million autonomous vehicles on the road, with over 10 million in the US and 15 million in the Far East and China.