Electronics News for July 2011

Electronics News Archive

Second Quarter GDP Rises 1.3 Percent

Slight increase reflects positive contributions fromexports, nonresidential fixed investment, private inventory investment, and federal government spending.

Short-Term U.S. Manufacturing Outlook

Moderate industry analysts and observers offer counterpoints to more dire economic forecasts.

Rigid PCB Shipments Rise in June, IPC Report Shows

While PCB sales growth is still positive, weaker orders are limiting potential.

ThomasNet Releases Industry Market Barometer

Survey shows small- to-medium-size business are investing in equipment, technology, and personnel.

Boeing Corp. and American Airlines Agree on Order for up to 300 Airplanes

Agreement highlights focus on major airline's investment in its fleet.

U.S. Industrial Production Up 0.2 Percent in June

Slight rebound in industrial output on the heels of a setback in May.

Baron-Blakeslee Receives Governor’s Award Baron-Blakeslee Receives Governor’s Award

Honor recognizes manufacturer’s status as an international exporter.

U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 9.2% in June

The addition of 18,000 jobs last month was not enough to move the needle on the unemployment rate.

June PMI Index Hits 55.3%

Key gauge of supply executive confidence bodes well for manufacturing.