Electronics News for August 2011

Electronics News Archive

IPC July Report Shows Decline in Electronic Shipments

Rigid PCB shipments were down 10.2 percent and bookings were down 17.0 percent in July 2011 from July 2010, IPC report shows.

Global PCB Production Grew 19 Percent in 2010, IPC Report Shows

Worldwide PCB production estimated at $55 billion, with growth seen across all regions.

MacDermid Expands California Facility MacDermid Expands California Facility

Globally integrated R&D lab enhances the support of MacDermid's West Coast customer base.

Industrial Production Rises 0.9% in July Industrial Production Rises 0.9% in July

Vehicle and automotive parts manufacturing played a big role in July’s performance.

IPC Releases New Guidelines for Electronics

Document aims to bust common myths about cleaning printed circuit boards.

U.S. Manufacturing Sector Adds 24,000 Jobs in July U.S. Manufacturing Sector Adds 24,000 Jobs in July

Durable goods manufacturing accounted for the vast majority of positions.

PMI Index Falls from 55.3 to 50.9 in July

Drop in key economic indicator confirms slowdown in manufacturing activity.