Woodstock Wire: Printed Circuit Board News

December 26, 2018

North American PCB Sales and Orders Decreased in November

EDACafe.com -- IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for November 2018

December 26, 2018 05:10 AM

December 17, 2018

Global PCB Market to Reach US$ 76.9 billion by 2024: Report

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - The factors contributing to the growth in PCB market are the rising demand for smart phones and tablets in IT and consumer...

December 17, 2018 12:45 AM

November 27, 2018

Meiko, Zhen Ding plan to expand substrate-like PCB capacities

Media -- DIGITIMES - The market for substrate-like PCBs (SLP) is likely to become an oligopoly, given that only a few leading PCB manufacturers are capable...

November 27, 2018 11:07 PM

November 23, 2018

PCB firms cautious about 2019 outlook

Media -- DIGITIMES - Most Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers are cautious about their business outlook for 2019 and will slow down their capacity expansion...

November 23, 2018 01:18 AM

November 02, 2018

The Turbo Badge PCB Design Experience in KiCad

EE -- Digilent Inc. - When I was asked whether or not I would be interested in learning PCB design for a Digilent product, I practically jumped out...

November 02, 2018 03:30 PM

October 28, 2018

North American PCB Sales Growth Continues While Orders Falter

EDACafe.com -- IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for September 2018

October 28, 2018 07:35 AM

October 25, 2018

PCB Shipments Up 9.2% Through Q3

Distribution -- EPS News - IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries announced today the September 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit...

October 25, 2018 10:53 PM

October 10, 2018

Zhen Ding, Career Tech revenues increase in September

Media -- DIGITIMES - Zhen Ding Technology and Career Technology, reportedly among the PCB suppliers for Apple's new iPhones, both have reported strong...

October 10, 2018 06:22 PM

October 09, 2018

ESI's New CapStone Flexible PCB Laser Processing Solution Delivers the Highest Via Drilling Throughput in the Industry

Globe Newswire -- Technology - CapStone system features recent advances in laser technology and control to double throughput and reduce via drilling costs by...

October 09, 2018 03:03 PM

October 08, 2018

North American PCB industry growth cycle continues

Media -- Evertiq - IPC's August 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program shows a continued year-over-year...

October 08, 2018 05:39 PM

September 04, 2018

FPCB maker Ichia sees revenues bounce back in August

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has reported its revenues expanded 42% on month and 3% on year to a 43-month high of NT$715...

September 04, 2018 04:31 PM

September 03, 2018

Altium to Host 2nd Annual "AltiumLive" PCB Design Summit

EDACafe.com -- Altium announced its 2nd annual PCB Design Summit. AltiumLive 2018 will provide a unique opportunity for thought leaders and practitioners in...

September 03, 2018 11:12 PM

North American PCB industry keeps recording growth

Media -- Evertiq - Year-over-year growth continued for the American PBC industry in regards to sales and orders. The book-to-bill ratio for July held...

September 03, 2018 11:07 PM

Overcoming PCB-based Interconnect Design Limitations

Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier -- Cabled interconnects could help system designers configure their architectures to achieve greater flexibility, performance, and cost savings....

September 03, 2018 10:44 PM

PCB firm APCB expects Thailand plant to break even in 4Q18

DigiTimes -- Advanced Printed Circuit Board's (APCB) factory site in Thailand has been verified by a major Europe-based automotive components vendor and will...

September 03, 2018 07:39 AM

Taiwan PCB production value growth to slow in 2018, says TPCA

DigiTimes -- The production value of PCB products rolled out by Taiwan-based makers in China and Taiwan is forecast to reach NT$630.8 billion (US$20.5 billion)...

September 03, 2018 07:37 AM

August 26, 2018

Long-term growth for PCB industry

Media -- Evertiq - 1H/2018 sales figures reported by the PCB industry in the D/A/CH region exceeded those of the same period in 2017 by 4.4 percent, according...

August 26, 2018 10:40 PM

August 20, 2018

EMA Releases "The Hitchhiker's Guide to PCB Design"

EDACafe.com -- A free tome to empower engineers with the knowledge needed to understand the complexities of the PCB design process.

August 20, 2018 01:34 AM

August 06, 2018

PCB firm HannStar Board profits surge in 1H18

DigiTimes -- Taiwan-based PCB manufacturer HannStar Board has reported operating profits surged 63.6% from a year earlier to NT$738 million (US$24.1 million)...

August 06, 2018 03:17 AM

Hong Kong FPCB maker Compass shifting operations to Xiamen

DigiTimes -- As a veteran flexible PCB maker, Hong Kong-based Compass Technology has made moves that will relocate its headquarters to Xiamen, a booming IT...

August 06, 2018 12:46 AM

August 02, 2018

Cramlington PCB assembly services business secures globally recognised industry standard

Components in Electronics -- One of the region's leading manufacturing companies has become one of the few businesses within the North East to secure an internationally recognised...

August 02, 2018 04:14 AM

July 17, 2018

PCB makers ready to embrace significant revenue increases in 2H18

DigiTimes -- Taiwan PCB makers are poised to embrace brisk orders expected in the second half of 2018, traditional high season for consumer devices, and most...

July 17, 2018 05:30 PM

July 12, 2018

PCB firms post double-digit revenue growth in June

DigiTimes -- PCB makers Unimicron Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, and flexible PCB (FPCB) specialists Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect...

July 12, 2018 03:50 PM

June 22, 2018

A PCB Supplier's Inspection Protocol Does More Than Minimize escapes

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Suppliers using simple pass/fail inspection on your circuit board assemblies are missing an opportunity for data-driven problem...

June 22, 2018 04:05 PM

June 11, 2018

Zhen Ding expects to post record high revenues in 2018

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Zhen Ding Technology expects to see its monthly revenues register on-year increases through October, according to company...

June 11, 2018 05:26 PM

May 21, 2018

Flexible PCB firm Career Tech swings to profit in 1Q18

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB specialist Career Technology swung to net profit of NT$33.95 million (US$1.14 million) in the first quarter of 2018 from loss of...

May 21, 2018 12:26 AM

Unimicron posts EPS of NT$0.12 for 1Q18

DigiTimes -- PCB maker Unimicron Technology posted operating losses of NT$457 million (US$15.3 million) for the first quarter of 2018, but net income for...

May 21, 2018 12:26 AM

May 14, 2018

Are you looking to make Printed Circuit Boards?

Electronics Maker -- PCBWay is the answer to get affordable PCBs with fast delivery and technical support. PCBWay.com is a professional quick turn PCB prototyping...

May 14, 2018 05:46 PM

May 13, 2018

Tempo Automation Takes Circuit Board Assembly Small-Scale

Global Purchasing -- Manufacturing was not always the plan for Tempo Automation, a five-year-old circuit board assembly company. Before building its 8,000-square-foot...

May 13, 2018 05:52 AM

Taiwan PCB firms post revenue growth in April

DigiTimes -- Zhen Ding Technology, Compeq Manufacturing and Flexium Interconnect all enjoyed revenue growths in April 2018. The three Taiwan-based companies...

May 13, 2018 03:13 AM

Quick Prototyping Solutions

Circuit Cellar -- PCB Makers Up Their Game Today's embedded systems engineers have a rich variety of PCB quick prototyping resources to get their designs up and...

May 13, 2018 03:09 AM

May 07, 2018

Chin-Poon PCB plant fire to affect 15% of revenues

DigiTimes -- Taiwan-based PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial, which has more than 70% of its revenues from the auto industry, has estimated that losses resulting...

May 07, 2018 03:56 AM

Eltek Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

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

May 07, 2018 03:36 AM

May 06, 2018

Why Printed Circuit Boards Remain in High Demand

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- The printed circuit board (PCB) industry has experienced rapid growth in recent times and studies show that predictions for the future are equally...

May 06, 2018 06:59 AM

May 01, 2018

Printed Circuit Board Rulers are Getting Smarter

EE -- Adafruit Industries - The printed circuit board (PCB) based ruler has been around for awhile now, with one of the most popular being introduced...

May 01, 2018 04:26 PM

April 27, 2018

IPC: North American PCB Industry Continues to Grow

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) announced today the March 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board...

April 27, 2018 07:30 PM

April 22, 2018

How to Protect Your PCBs

Electronics360 -- Printed circuit boards (PCB) are used in just about every electronic device, and most have some method of protection against the environment.

April 22, 2018 08:25 PM

April 10, 2018

IPC: North American PCB Industry Rebound Continues

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) announced today the February 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board...

April 10, 2018 06:04 PM

April 09, 2018

North American PCB Industry Rebound Continues: IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for February 2018

EMSNow - Outsourcing Insights -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) announced the February 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB)...

April 09, 2018 03:55 PM

March 25, 2018

IPC: North American PCB Sales Continue to Climb

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) announced today the January 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board...

March 25, 2018 11:04 PM

March 05, 2018

Global PCB industry output value increases 11.7% in 2017, says TPCA

DigiTimes -- The worldwide PCB industry output value grew 11.7% to US$65 billion in 2017, according to data compiled by Taiwan Printed Circuit Association...

March 05, 2018 02:41 AM

February 12, 2018

A Lifetime Designing PCBs: Surprising acquisition brings stability

Strategy Session -- Life is full of surprises, and this eCAD acquisition actually worked out well, despite a few bumps in the road.

February 12, 2018 12:58 AM

February 11, 2018

Free Design Rule Checker Focuses on PCB Designs

Electronic Design -- Siemens Mentor group now offers a free version of its HyperLynx design-rule-checking software for checking printed circuit boards using the latest...

February 11, 2018 05:52 AM

January 30, 2018

IPC: North American PCB Orders Spike

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) announced today the December 2017 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board...

January 30, 2018 06:02 PM

December 24, 2017

Turn a flatbed scanner into a PCB UV exposure device

EE -- Arduino Blog - If you want to create your own custom PCBs, you could design it and wait for a fab house to send it back, dealing with any errors,...

December 24, 2017 10:57 PM

December 23, 2017

IPC: PCB Sales Strengthen in November

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) announced today the November 2017 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board...

December 23, 2017 04:58 AM

December 22, 2017

North American PCB Industry Growth Continues to Strengthen

EDACafe.com -- IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for November 2017

IPC - Association Connecting ...

December 22, 2017 08:05 PM

Altium releases powerful upgrade to leading PCB design software with Altium Designer 18

Components in Electronics -- Upgrade focuses on enhancing the user experience with key feature updates and productivity-focused enhancements. Christian Keller, field application...

December 22, 2017 07:38 PM

December 18, 2017

Rule-Based PCB Layout By Duane Benson

Electronics Maker -- Design rules are rules (imagine that) set in your PCB CAD software that will do one or more of two things. They set the limits of the capabilities...

December 18, 2017 02:26 AM

Flexible PCB maker Ichia reports steady November sales

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has reported steady sales for November, buoyed by increased shipments of flexible PCB products...

December 18, 2017 12:32 AM