STAMFORD, CT – Worldwide shipments of devices – PCs, tablets and mobile phones – totaled 2.28 billion units in 2017, according to Gartner. Shipments are on course to reach 2.32 billion units in 2018, an increase of 2.1%, says the firm.
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HAMPSHIRE, UK -- Specialized fitness wearables integrated into clothing and ear-based "hearables" will grow from an expected 4.5 million shipped in 2018 to nearly 30 million in 2022, an increase of more than 550%, a new report asserts.
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ALBANY, NY – The worldwide market for flexible printed circuit boards was $13.5 billion 2016, and will rise at a CAGR of 11% between 2017 and 2025, reaching $33.4 billion by the end of 2025, according to Transparency Market Research.
BANNOCKBURN, IL – North American printed circuit board orders in December grew 33.9% year-over-year, resulting in annual 2017 order growth of 8% compared to 2016. Orders were up 29.1% sequentially, says IPC.
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