Electronics News for September 2010

Electronics News Archive

August PMI Index Bodes Well for Manufacturing

The Institute for Supply Management, or ISM, pegged the August PMI index at 56.3% for August—an indication of manufacturing growth.

Printed Circuit Board Shipments Heat Up in August

Rigid PCB shipments and flexible circuit shipments were up 24.3 percent and 35.7 percent in August, respectively, according to the latest report from the Association Connecting Electronic Industries, or IPC.

U.S. Industrial Production Edges Upward in August

Output rose 0.2 percent in August after a downwardly revised increase of 0.6 percent in July, according to the Federal Reserve.

PMI Index Inches Up in July

U.S. economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August for the 13th consecutive month, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s PMI Index.

Printed Circuit Board Shipments Rise in July, IPC Report Shows

The latest survey from the Association Connecting Electronic Industries, or IPC, shows rigid printed circuit board shipments were up 23.9 percent, while bookings increased 34.4 percent in July 2010 from July 2009.