Electronics News for March 2010

Electronics News Archive

Electronics Report Reveals Spike in Printed Circuit Board Shipments

Rigid PCB shipments were up 9.4%while bookings increased 36.4% in February 2010 from February 2009. That’s according to the North American Printed Circuit Board Statistical Program Survey from the Association Connecting Electronic Industries, or IPC.

U.S. Industrial Production Inches Upward in February

A newly released Federal Reserve report showed industrial production edged up 0.1% in February, following a gain of 0.9 % in January.

New Government Reports Recognize Vital Role of U.S. Printed Circuit Board Industry

Two recently released reports from the Department of Defense and the U.S. Commerce Department emphasize the government’s growing awareness of the importance of the U.S. printed circuit board industry in protecting national security.

Metalformers Expect Steady Business Over Short Term

The newly released March PMA report shows metalformers expect conditions to remain virtually unchanged from the previous month.

Enthone Names Regional Manager for Easter Canada Enthone Names Regional Manager for Easter Canada

Enthone Inc., a business of Cookson Electronics, recently named Robert Smith Eastern Canada regional manager. In this role, Smith will be responsible for managing the growing Enthone sales and technical service team that has been firmly established over the last year.

New Website for American Plating Power

American Plating Power, a leading manufacturer of rectifiers and power supplies for the electro-chemical industry, has announced the recent launch of a new website.

ISM Report Shows Encouraging Activity Amidst Core Electronic Sectors ISM Report Shows Encouraging Activity Amidst Core Electronic Sectors

Computers and electronic products were among the top-performing categories in January, according to a recently released market sector report from the Institute of Supply Management, or ISM.