Woodstock Wire: Printed Circuit Board News

December 04, 2016

11 Myths About PCB Layout

Electronic Design -- PCB layout is not as straightforward as one might think-there is an art form to being effective.

December 04, 2016 11:12 PM

December 02, 2016

FPCB maker Ichia sees increased November revenues

DigiTimes -- Handset-use flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$593 million (US$18.7 million) for November, growing...

December 02, 2016 08:02 PM

Compunetics Appoints Burhan Capar to Manage PCB Fabrication Business

PR Newswire: Computer Hardware -- Compunetics Inc., the Pittsburgh area manufacturer of complex printed circuit boards, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Burhan Capar...

December 02, 2016 07:39 PM

November 30, 2016

IPC: PCB Book-to-Bill Ratio Climbs to 1.08

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

November 30, 2016 07:15 AM

November 24, 2016

PCB manufacturing requires global consistency

EDN -- The PCB development process normally includes design and prototyping in the U.S. and volume production offshore. The challenge lies in ensuring...

November 24, 2016 07:52 PM

November 22, 2016

Altium releases new version of leading PCB design software committed to passionate design

Components in Electronics -- After experiencing record user growth in the past year, Altium has launched the latest version of their leading PCB design software with Altium...

November 22, 2016 11:52 AM

PCB makers hike prices due to increased CCL cost

DigiTimes -- Taiwan-based PCB makers, in response to price hikes by CCL (copper-clad laminate) suppliers, have raised quotes to reflect increased costs, according...

November 22, 2016 11:30 AM

Algorithm Turns PCBs Into Art

Hack a Day -- Many of us have held a circuit board up to a strong light to get a sense for how many layers of circuitry it might contain. [alongruss] did this...

November 22, 2016 03:46 AM

November 21, 2016

A Breakdown of Circuit Board Design Around the World

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- SnapEDA - When you think about electronics design, whether it's front-end engineering or PCB layout, you would probably guess that the vast majority...

November 21, 2016 11:53 AM

November 20, 2016

Circuit board for CERN made in SA

Dataweek -- The 16-layer board, designed for the upgrade of the electronics of the ATLAS detector at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN),...

November 20, 2016 11:14 PM

November 18, 2016

Eltek Reports 2016 Third Quarter Financial Results

PR Newswire: Electronic Components -- Eltek Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELTK), a global manufacturer and supplier of technologically advanced solutions in the field of printed circuit boards, announced...

November 18, 2016 05:13 PM

November 16, 2016

InstaPart - Build Circuit Boards Faster with Instant Parts

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- SnapEDA - In September that we launched InstaPart, an on-demand service that allows designers to request any symbol & footprint, delivered in...

November 16, 2016 02:00 PM

November 14, 2016

Tripod October revenues drop, Chin-Poon flat

DigiTimes -- PCB maker Tripod Technology saw its October revenues decrease 3.2% sequentially while fellow company Chin-Poon Industrial's revenues grew 0.7%...

November 14, 2016 02:14 PM

IPC Standards Committee Reports - Printed Board Design, Testing, Flex Circuits, High Speed/High Frequency, Rigid Printed Boards

IPC Blog -- These standards committee reports from IPC's 2016 Fall Committee Meetings have been compiled to help keep you up to date on IPC standards committee...

November 14, 2016 02:09 PM

November 13, 2016

The PCB is the most important component of your design

FPGA Gurus -- This is a look at the importance of the printed circuit board, including cautionary tales and advice from veteran engineers. CAD helps, but beware...

November 13, 2016 01:55 AM

November 09, 2016

Flexium posts record October revenues

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB maker Flexium Interconnect has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.45 billion (US$77.8 million) for October 2016 hitting a record...

November 09, 2016 05:13 PM

Seica to Distribute Mentor Graphics Process Preparation Tool for Flying Probe Test Systems

Mentor Graphics -- Mentor Graphics Corporation today announced that Seica, a leading supplier of automated test equipment for the...

November 09, 2016 04:52 PM

November 06, 2016

A nice circuit board tribute to Forrest M. Mims

ElectronicsWeekly -- Check out this rather nice idea: its a circuit board tribute to Forrest M. Mims, the American magazine columnist, and author of the popular Getting...

November 06, 2016 01:23 AM

FPCB maker Ichia reports decreased sales for October

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB and handset component maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$502 million (US$15.895 million) for October,...

November 06, 2016 12:39 AM

November 01, 2016

North American PCB Sales and Orders Up in September

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

November 01, 2016 02:29 PM

October 30, 2016

Ensuring Consistency in Manufacturing PCBs Across the Global Supply Chain

Planet Supply Chain -- EBN Online - Designing and manufacturing printed circuit board (PCB) can be challenging. That's because PCBs are the launching points for hardware...

October 30, 2016 10:46 PM

Survey: Companies are Eager to Conduct PCB Prototyping In-House

Business Wire: Hardware -- Survey finds there is increasing demand for in-house prototyping for research and product development among PCB designers, manufacturers, engineers,...

October 30, 2016 08:30 PM

October 23, 2016

World PCB Production in 2015 Estimated at $58.6 Billion

EDACafe.com -- IPC World PCB Production Report Released



The world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) ...

October 23, 2016 07:58 PM

October 15, 2016

How to layout a PCB for an instrumentation amplifier

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- TI - Precision Hub - In my previous post, I discussed the proper way to layout a printed circuit board (PCB) for an operational amplifier (op...

October 15, 2016 10:26 PM

October 14, 2016

FPCB maker Ichia swings back to profitability in 3Q16

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB and handset chassis supplier Ichia Technologies swung back to profitability in the third quarter of 2016, with pre-tax profits for...

October 14, 2016 02:09 PM

October 11, 2016

Sunstone Circuits(r) Announces New Version of PCB123(r) and PCB123.com

Business Wire: Software -- Sunstone Circuits(r), the leading printed circuit board (PCB) solutions provider for prototypes, medium volume and production quantities, has...

October 11, 2016 01:12 PM

October 09, 2016

Solving signal integrity problems at very high data rates

EDN - PCB -- Asking a PCB to function at 56 Gb/s can be an exercise in futility. Read about a way to break through this roadblock.

October 09, 2016 05:20 PM

October 02, 2016

North American PCB Book-to-Bill Ratio Bounced Back in August

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

October 02, 2016 07:34 PM

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