Electronics News for May 2011

Electronics News Archive

Printed Circuit Board Shipments Rise in April, IPC Report Finds

Forward PCB bookings, however, are down due to seasonal trends.

Enthone Appoints Robert J. Haskins Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director, Asia

20-plus-year industry veteran and former Enthone employee brings valuable expertise in PWB fabrication and assembly markets.

U.S. Industrial Production Holds Steady in May

Latest Federal Reserve Report shows industrial production in the United States was unchanged in April after increasing 0.7 percent in March.

U.S. Economy Adds 244,000 Jobs in April

Manufacturing sector accounts for 29,000 on the strength of machinery, primary metals, and computer and electronic products.

Technic Inc. and STS Switzerland Announce Joint Agreement

Deal gives Technic exclusive distribution rights for STS vibratory equipment products in North America and Europe.

April PMI Index Hits 60.4

Purchasing survey results bode well for manufacturing.

Latest IPC Report Shows Mixed Electronics Activity

Shipments and bookings for printed circuit boards were not aligned in March, IPC report shows.

Enthone Introduces Decorative and Hard Chrome PFOS-Free Processes

Family of wetting agents and fume suppressants addresses pending U.S. EPA rules.