Woodstock Wire: Printed Circuit Board News

September 28, 2016

IPC: PCB Book-to-Bill Ratio Bounces Back in August

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) announced today the August 2016 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit...

September 28, 2016 01:29 PM

September 25, 2016

PCB Technology Achieves Miniaturization Advances

Electronics360 -- Cicor's DenciTec PC board technology allows conductor widths and spacings down to 25 um with copper thicknesses of 20+/-5 um on all conductive...

September 25, 2016 04:18 PM

September 21, 2016

Direct connection to the PCB

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- Phoenix Contact - New SKEDD technology reduces component and process costs

September 21, 2016 01:25 PM

September 17, 2016

SnapEDA launches on-demand PCB symbols

EDN -- If the symbol & footprint you need isn't already in their library, you'll have it within 24 hours.

September 17, 2016 08:51 PM

September 02, 2016

North American PCB Sales Growth Continues, Orders Decline in July

EDACafe.com -- IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for July 2016

September 02, 2016 03:06 PM

Q&A: Mentor Graphics' New PCB Creation Platform

Electronic Design -- Paul Musto, Marketing Director of Mentor Graphics' Board Systems Division, talks to Technology Editor Bill Wong about the new PADS PCB Product...

September 02, 2016 03:03 PM

August 30, 2016

IPC: North American PCB Sales Growth Continues, Orders Down

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) announced today the July 2016 findings from its monthly North American...

August 30, 2016 01:01 PM

August 29, 2016

Zhen Ding expects sales rebound in August

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB (FPCB) firm Zhen Ding Technology Holding expects sales to rebound starting August, and is looking to report flat growth in profits...

August 29, 2016 12:47 PM

August 28, 2016

Taiwan PCB production value to rise 8.8% in 3Q16, says IEK

DigiTimes -- The production value of PCB products rolled out by Taiwan-based makers in China and Taiwan is expected to grow 8.8% sequentially to NT$144.2...

August 28, 2016 08:49 PM

The Latest Approach to PCB Sourcing

Planet Supply Chain -- EBN Online - We must find creative ways to leverage the installed capacity of China while artfully avoiding the associated problems.

August 28, 2016 08:44 PM

August 22, 2016

No one best PCB fab house

EDN -- The best fab house for you depends what you need and the kind of boards you are making, but here are some engineer recommendations.

August 22, 2016 02:47 PM

Nanya PCB sees losses narrow in 2Q16

DigiTimes -- Nanya Printed Circuit Board (Nanya PCB) saw its net losses narrow to NT$230 million (US$7.32 million) in the second quarter of 2016 from the...

August 22, 2016 01:22 PM

7 Fatal Mistakes to Avoid on Your PCB Design

MAKE -- The devil's in the details in creating a custom PCB design, so pay attention and don't make these 7 fatal mistakes.

August 22, 2016 01:27 AM

August 12, 2016

PCB maker Apex sees earnings up in 2Q16

DigiTimes -- PCB maker Apex International has reported net profits of NT$128 million (US$4.078 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 26.7% on quarter...

August 12, 2016 02:13 PM

August 04, 2016

FPCB maker Ichia sees July revenues up on month

DigiTimes -- Handset-use flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$551 million (US$17.2 million) for July, increasing...

August 04, 2016 02:31 PM

August 01, 2016

Eltek to Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on August 10, 2016

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- Eltek Ltd. (NasdaqCM: ELTK), a global manufacturer and supplier of technologically advanced solutions in the field of Printed Circuit Boards,...

August 01, 2016 11:31 AM

July 31, 2016

Manufacturing Complexity Entices New Skills

EMSNow - News -- Business managers routinely plan their strategies for manufacturing and sales. However, the available numbers for market growth in PCB manufacturing...

July 31, 2016 02:37 AM

July 29, 2016

IPC: North American PCB Sales Up, Orders Down, in June

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) announced today the June 2016 findings from its monthly North American...

July 29, 2016 02:37 PM

July 27, 2016

Electronic Design Creation: Overcoming PCB Design Challenges

Semiconductor Engineering -- More than the sum of its parts-the Gestalt approach to electronic product creation.

July 27, 2016 03:05 PM

July 25, 2016

Copper Replacing Copper?

Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier -- Seeking a way to deliver bandwidth more effectively, some have investigated the removal of high-speed circuits from the PCB by replacing them...

July 25, 2016 11:12 AM

July 22, 2016

This minimalist circuit board generates digital audio in its simplest form

The Verge -- The matte-black circuit board that holds Tristan Perich's Noise Patterns has a few things in common with your average smartphone. It's small...

July 22, 2016 02:07 PM

July 21, 2016

The Unspoken Truth about the Source of PCB Quality Problems

Planet Supply Chain -- EBN Online - No one really likes to talk about it, but this is the leading cause of product launch missteps and shipping containers full of scrap.

July 21, 2016 05:37 PM

July 20, 2016

Classic Circuits Are Revived as DIY Art

IEEE Spectrum -- Star Simpson's circuit boards honor engineering legend Forrest M. Mims

July 20, 2016 02:12 PM

July 19, 2016

Get Involved: Help Improve the Electronics Industry

IPC Blog -- John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, wants to make sure that your questions about legislation affecting our industry are answered, and your...

July 19, 2016 02:13 PM

LCR-Reader Probe Station: Low Frequency PCB Impedance Testing Tool

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Being on the market since late 2013, LCR-Reader has earned a good reputation amongst electronic engineers and technicians as an ultimately user-friendly...

July 19, 2016 01:44 PM

July 12, 2016

FPCB maker Flexium sees sales pick up in June

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB manufacturer Flexium Interconnect, one of the suppliers of iPhone supply chain, has reported revenues of NT$1.215 billion (US$37.72...

July 12, 2016 12:13 PM

July 11, 2016

Chin-Poon June revenues rise, Tripod flat

DigiTimes -- PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial saw its June revenues increase 5.5% sequentially while fellow company Tripod Technology's revenues were flat.

July 11, 2016 12:46 PM

PCB maker Zhen Ding sees sales pick up in June

DigiTimes -- PCB maker Zhen Ding Technology Holding has announced revenues of NT$5.47 billion (US$169.36 million) for June, up 11% on month but down 6.6%...

July 11, 2016 12:44 PM

July 07, 2016

OKI and Avio Sign Agreement on Transfer of Printed Circuit Board Business

Business Wire: Hardware -- OKI (TOKYO:6703) today announces that OKI entered into an agreement with Nippon Avionics Co., Ltd. ("Avio" hereinafter) on a transfer of Avio's...

July 07, 2016 01:53 PM

July 04, 2016

FPCB maker Ichia reports flat sales for June

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB and handset keypad maker IchiaTechnologies has reported revenues of NT$527 million (US$16.37 million) for June, up 2.87% sequentially...

July 04, 2016 05:43 PM

Flexium expects sales rebound in July

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB manufacturer Flexium Interconnect expects to see its sales rebound starting July, and reach their peak for 2016 in the fourth quarter.

July 04, 2016 04:17 PM

June 30, 2016

IPC: North American PCB Sales Slowed in May

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) announced today the May 2016 findings from its monthly North American...

June 30, 2016 11:14 AM

June 28, 2016

IPC Delivers Automotive Standard for Rigid PCBs

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- In September of 2015, IPC delivered revision D of IPC-6012, Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed...

June 28, 2016 12:30 PM

June 23, 2016

PCB maker Unimicron expects sales momentum to continue to November

DigiTimes -- PCB maker Unimicron Technology expects its sales momentum to continue to November thanks to its increasing penetration in telematics, mobile...

June 23, 2016 02:37 PM

June 22, 2016

First Chinese Company Earns IPC QML Certification

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC-6012/IPC-A-600 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Dongguan Shengyi...

June 22, 2016 12:02 PM

June 19, 2016

Advantages of PCB Design Software that Can Blow Your Mind

Technology - The Huffington Post -- So, you are running successful manufacturing and engineering business, but all of sudden you decided to shoot up the manufacturing and produce...

June 19, 2016 07:58 PM

PCB maker WUS expects profitable 2Q16

DigiTimes -- Taiwan-based printed circuit board (PCB) maker WUS Printed Circuit's chairman Hsu-Han Chung (transliterated from Chinese) at the company's investor...

June 19, 2016 06:38 PM

June 15, 2016

Chin-Poon expects sales growth through end-2016

DigiTimes -- PCB firm Chin-Poon Industrial, which sees more than 70% of its revenues come from the auto industry, expects to sales growth through the end...

June 15, 2016 02:13 PM

June 14, 2016

Zhen Ding expects revenues to fall in 2016

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB (FPCB) firm Zhen Ding Technology Holding expects its 2016 revenues to decrease on year due mainly to a weaker-than-expected first...

June 14, 2016 12:29 PM

June 12, 2016

Chin-Poon reports increased May revenues

DigiTimes -- PCB firm Chin-Poon Industrial, with more than 70% of its revenues coming from the automotive industry, has announced consolidated revenues for...

June 12, 2016 09:53 PM

PCB maker Apex reports increased sales for May

DigiTimes -- PCB maker Apex International has reported revenues of NT$779 million (US$23.43 million) for May, increasing 12.56% on month and 13.44% on year....

June 12, 2016 09:11 PM

June 04, 2016

North American PCB Business Growth Continued in April

EDACafe.com -- IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for April 2016

June 04, 2016 11:26 PM

June 03, 2016

North American PCB Business Growth Continued in April 2016

EMSNow - News -- IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for April 2016

June 03, 2016 05:13 PM

May 31, 2016

Chin-Poon remains focused on automotive PCBs

DigiTimes -- PCB firm Chin-Poon Industrial will be aggressively vying for new orders from Europe- and US-based car vendors while exploring opportunities in...

May 31, 2016 11:43 AM

May 19, 2016

SM2000 VHF Radio PCB Ready for Fabrication #hamr

Adafruit Industries blog -- Congrats to David and his assistants for getting to this stage of their SM2000 VHF radio - it looks great! You can see a few design changes too...

May 19, 2016 01:28 PM

May 18, 2016

Eltek Reports 2016 First Quarter Financial Results

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- Eltek Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELTK), a global manufacturer and supplier of technologically advanced solutions in the field of Printed Circuit Boards, announced...

May 18, 2016 02:26 PM

May 16, 2016

PCB maker Compeq sees net profits down on year in 1Q16

DigiTimes -- PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing saw its net profits decline 42.2% on year to NT$262 million (US$8.03 million) for the first quarter of 2016. The...

May 16, 2016 01:34 PM

Compeq posts revenue decrease in April

DigiTimes -- PCB firm Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.05 billion (US$93.9 million) for April 2016, down 0.1% on month and...

May 16, 2016 01:14 AM