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PCB Industry Results for January 2013

It came as surprise to hear IPC say sales were sluggish in January as PCB Solutions saw a record January sales month. “We were very fortunate to have a strong head start to the year,” stated Greg Engs...(See More)

Beau
2017/2/17 14:43:14
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The History of Printed Circuit Boards

The first printed circuit boards (PCBs) can be traced all the back to the early 1900s and a patent for “printed wire.” It was in 1925 that Charles Ducas first submitted a patent that involved creating...(See More)

CORRERA A.
2017/2/17 14:29:45
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Global Recession Altered Raw Materials Industry

The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008 caused a massive domino effect. Ultimately, the GFC turned into a prolonged recession for most countries. Every industry has felt the crunch of static or shri...(See More)

eric.girard.1975
2017/2/17 14:25:34
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Book to Bill Results for August 2012 Released by IPC

Weak July & August orders – yes, that is what we have been blogging about that somewhere in June-July someone put on the brakes. Activity slowed and we could feel these trends beginning at the fir...(See More)

mucjuj
2017/2/17 14:17:35
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Trade Show Shopping for PCBs is Not a Good Strategy

October marks the time of year that many U.S. and Uk companies make their way to Hong Kong and China to walk the tradeshow floors. We all know this routine well as we have done it so many times. ...(See More)

Chao Yu
2017/2/17 14:10:51
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PCB Industry Results for July 2011Released by IPC

PCB Industry Growth Rates and Book-to-Bill Ratios Announced Rigid PCB shipments were down 10.2 percent and bookings were down 17.0 percent in July 2011 from July 2010. Year to date, rigid PCB shipm...(See More)

Oguz AGCELI
2017/2/17 14:07:11
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America and China Manufacturing Price Gap Narrows

There is a buzz in the air regarding the “Reshoring” of American’s manufacturing base. The rise or appreciation of the Chinese Yuan, labor costs increasing in China and the wild card of fuel, shipping...(See More)

Bishop
2017/2/17 14:05:41
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It is necessary to make sure safe supply chain

A dangerous trend we see in our industry is the amount of information shared through the supply chain.   In today’s modern world, technology is so easily passed from one vendor to another.  ...(See More)

David Russell
2017/2/17 14:04:34
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Printed Circuit Board Supply Chain Management

No one can ever comprehend what an incompetent supplier can do to wreck a relationship with a good customer until you have experienced it firsthand. As many in the manufacturing world know, a quality ...(See More)

Thomas van Veen
2017/2/17 13:56:54
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Producing Circuit Boards With Plasma

Flexible circuits can be found in many devices where space and weight considerations are dominant in the design of electronics: in cars, in cameras and video equipment, in mini-computers for athletes ...(See More)

Michal Olszak
2017/2/17 13:49:18