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PCB Industry Results for September 2015

North American PCB Sales Growth Continues IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the September findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales growth continued in September and the book-to-bill ratio fell back to a more normal but still positive 1.05. Total North American PCB shipments increased 3.3 percent in […]

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Global Printed Circuit Boards Market Data 2015

Electronics.ca Publications unearths interesting findings that may reveal golden opportunities for electronics manufacturers. Here are some of the latest discoveries of interest to PCB fabricators: According to “Monthly IPC North American PCB Market Report” Flexible circuit orders in North America are booming this year and the forecast for the next year is for double-digit sales growth. […]

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World PCB Production in 2014 Estimated at $60.2 Billion

The world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) reached an estimated $60.2 billion in value in 2014, growing just 0.7 percent in real terms, according to IPC’s World PCB Production Report for the Year 2014. Production growth in China, Thailand and Vietnam compensated for declining PCB production in most other regions. Developed by a team […]

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New IPC Standards For Printed Circuit Boards

NEW IPC-A-610F Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies IPC-A-610 is the most widely used standard for circuit board production in the world. IPC-A-610F illustrates acceptability requirements for electronic assemblies with over 814 colour images and illustrations. Topics include flex attachment, board in board, part on part, lead free, component orientation and soldering criteria for through-hole, SMT (new […]

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What Benefit Do IPC Standards Have For The Electronic Hardware Supply Chain?

For more than 50 years, IPC has developed industry standards for the production of electronic hardware. After having been long considered North American standards, IPC standards over the past two decades have spread globally. The question now is: what benefit do IPC standards have for the electronic hardware supply chain? Providing answers to that question, […]

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IPC-4101D-WAM1 Brings Significant Changes and Clarifications

If you need the most current specifications for PCB materials used in rigid or multilayered printed boards, then it is time to upgrade to IPC-4101D-WAM1. This newly revised standard brings critical updates to the already valuable IPC-4101D, Specification for Base Materials for Rigid and Multilayer Printed Boards. (more…)

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Trending Terms Covering the Newest Emerging Technologies

What’s relevant for today’s OEM, EMS or ODM Company? Each year, a new slew of terms and definitions become common place in the manufacturing process. To meet these needs, T-50 Revision M, Terms and Definitions for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits, delivers users the most up-to-date descriptions and illustrations of electronic interconnect industry terminology. It […]

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Electronics Assembly IPC Standards Collection

It takes a lot to be successful in electronics assembly. Get the reference documents you need on all aspects of the job from solder materials, component characteristics, manufacturing and quality requirements, and acceptability of the final assembly. Includes 41 key documents for SMT and through-hole assembly, including the widely used IPC-A-610, J-STD-001 and IPC-A-620.  Get […]

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