Electronics News for October 2011

Electronics News Archive

IPC Releases September Electronics Report IPC Releases September Electronics Report

Both rigid and flexible shipments up from August, but down compared to this time last year.

PMI Index Rises to 51.6% in September

Slight uptick seen in key barometer of confidence among inventory purchasing executives.

U.S. Industrial Production Increased in September U.S. Industrial Production Increased in September

Index rises 0.2 percent, largely on the strength of durable goods manufacturing and mining.

Clariant Sells its Polysilazane Coatings Business to AZ Electronic Materials

Divestiture to help Clariant improve operational efficiency.

IPC Releases August Printed Circuit Board Report

Both rigid PCB shipments and bookings off in August compared to same period last year.

Second Quarter U.S. GDP Revised Upward

Real gross domestic product in the United States increased at an annual rate of 1.3%, slightly higher than previous estimate.