Electronics News for February 2012

Electronics News Archive

PMA Releases February Business Conditions Report

Monthly survey shows metalformers predict a spike in orders over the next three months.

U.S. Industrial Production Holds Steady in January U.S. Industrial Production Holds Steady in January

Modest gains in manufacturing not enough to offset declines in mining and utilities.

IPC Representative Testifies Before U.S. Committee on Foreign Affairs

Testimony underscores the importance of clear U.S. export controls on printed circuit board designs for sensitive military technologies.

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.3% U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.3%

Broad gains seen across private sector; manufacturing adds 50,000 jobs.

PMI Index Hits 54.1 Percent in January

Leading industry barometer shows manufacturing sector continuing to expand.