NEWS

Holders PCB Revenue Up 14 % in H1

Holders PCB Revenue Up 14 % in H1

28 July 2017

LONDON – Holders Technology reported revenue of $7.6 million for the six months ended May 31, up 1.8% year-over-year.  Read More...

Amphenol Posts Q2 Revenues Up 7.6%

Amphenol Posts Q2 Revenues Up 7.6%

28 July 2017

WALLINGFORD, CT – Amphenol reported second quarter all-time high revenues of $1.67 billion, up 7.6% year-over-year.  Read More...

NI Reports Q2 Revenue Up 4%

NI Reports Q2 Revenue Up 4%

28 July 2017

AUSTIN, TX – National Instruments reported second quarter revenue of $318.6 million, up 4% year-over-year.  Read More...

Flex Posts Fiscal Q1 Net Sales Up 2%

Flex Posts Fiscal Q1 Net Sales Up 2%

27 July 2017

SINGAPORE – Flex posted net sales for the fiscal first quarter 2018 of just over $6 billion, up 2.2% year-over-year.  Read More...

ITI Urges Tech Tax Reform

ITI Urges Tech Tax Reform

27 July 2017

WASHINGTON – Today technology industry trade group ITI released a statement after congressional leadership and White House officials released their joint statem...  Read More...

IBM Invention Uses PCB Layers to Protect Encryption Codes

IBM Invention Uses PCB Layers to Protect Encryption Codes

25 July 2017

ARMONK, NY -- IBM today announced that its engineers have been granted a patent on an approach for utilizing the inherent structure of a printed circuit board (...  Read More...

Sanmina Reports Fiscal Q3 Revenue Up 2.4%

Sanmina Reports Fiscal Q3 Revenue Up 2.4%

24 July 2017

SAN JOSE, CA – Sanmina reported fiscal third quarter revenue of $1.71 billion, up 2.4% year-over-year and 1.8% sequentially.  Read More...

Cadence's Revenue Climbs 6% YoY in Q2

Cadence's Revenue Climbs 6% YoY in Q2

24 July 2017

SAN JOSE -- Cadence Design Systems today announced second quarter revenue of $479 million, compared to revenue of $453 million reported for the same period in 2...  Read More...

Trump to Initiate Review of US Defense Industrial Base

Trump to Initiate Review of US Defense Industrial Base

21 July 2017

WASHINGTON – US president Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order this afternoon to start a comprehensive government review of the defense industrial base...  Read More...

Würth, FELA Collaborating on 3D-Printing of Solder Mask

Würth, FELA Collaborating on 3D-Printing of Solder Mask

21 July 2017

NIEDERNHALL, GERMANY -- A pair of domestic printed circuit board manufacturers are collaborating on 3D-printing of solder masks, saying it offers new possibilit...  Read More...

Camtek to Sell PCB Biz to Private Equity Fund

Camtek to Sell PCB Biz to Private Equity Fund

20 July 2017

MIGDAL HAEMEK, ISRAEL -- Camtek today announced a definitive agreement to sell its PCB business for $35 million to a Chinese private equity fund.  Read More...

IWLPC Announces Program, Opens Registration

IWLPC Announces Program, Opens Registration

19 July 2017

SAN JOSE, CA – The 14th annual International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference will be held Oct. 24-26 here.  Read More...

SnapEDA Adds Mentor Tools to Parts Library Offering

SnapEDA Adds Mentor Tools to Parts Library Offering

18 July 2017

SAN FRANCISCO -- SnapEDA today announced parts library support for a pair of Mentor CAD (http://www.pcdandf.com/pcdesign/menu-research/cad-cam-pcb-software) too...  Read More...

Isola Said to Be in Debt Restructuring Talks

Isola Said to Be in Debt Restructuring Talks

17 July 2017

CHANDLER, AZ -- Isola USA reportedly is trying to restructure approximately $525 million in debt, according to Reuters reports.  Read More...

Falling Dollar Boosts 2017 IT Spending Outlook

Falling Dollar Boosts 2017 IT Spending Outlook

17 July 2017

STAMFORD, CT -- Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.4% increase from 2016, according to Gartner.  Read More...

«
»

FEATURES

Some Like It Cool

Some Like It Cool

Making thermal simulation for electronics development faster, more efficient and intuitive.  Read More...

Among Designers, Compensation, Job Satisfaction on the Rise

Among Designers, Compensation, Job Satisfaction on the Rise

Though older (and perhaps wiser), PCB professionals are pleased with their career choice.  Read More...

CEO: Copper, Glass Shortage Tsunami Not Affecting Ventec

CEO: Copper, Glass Shortage Tsunami Not Affecting Ventec

AMESBURY, MA – It’s no secret the demand for hybrid and electric vehicles is leaving copper suppliers scrambling to cover orders. As is typical with commodity d...  Read More...

One Step Closer to Transparent Electronics

One Step Closer to Transparent Electronics

Transparent electronics is an emerging technology for printed circuit design.  Read More...

«
»

PRODUCTS

SCS Releases R3 Series Dissipative Rubber Work Surface Mat

SCS Releases R3 Series Dissipative Rubber Work Surface Mat

R3 dissipative rubber work surface mat is resistant to solvents, hot solder and soldering irons.  Read More...

Amphenol RF Introduces Gen. 4.0 Fakra Connectors

Amphenol RF Introduces Gen. 4.0 Fakra Connectors

Generation 4.0 Fakra connectors include stamped and formed construction for fully automated cable termination.  Read More...

Hirose Debuts FH65 Series Connector

Hirose Debuts FH65 Series Connector

FH65 Series flexible printed circuit (FPC) / flat flexible connector (FFC) has a pitch of 0.50mm, height of 1.20mm and depth of 3.57mm.  Read More...

Zuken Announces XJTAG DFT Assistant for CR-8000 PCB Design Suite

Zuken Announces XJTAG DFT Assistant for CR-8000 PCB Design Suite

CR-8000 now comes with a design for test (DFT) capability to improve test coverage during schematic entry.  Read More...

Ucamco Rolls Out Reference Gerber File Viewer

Ucamco Rolls Out Reference Gerber File Viewer

Reference Gerber Viewer cloud-based on-ine web service is said to help keep Gerber files in compliance to the specification.  Read More...

Mentor Updates FloTherm CFD Software

Mentor Updates FloTherm CFD Software

FloTherm computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software for electronics cooling simulation now includes Command Center feature to create and solve variants.  Read More...

EMA Upgrades Ultra Librarian Desktop Software

EMA Upgrades Ultra Librarian Desktop Software

Ultra Librarian desktop software v. 8.2 extracts datasheet information into the part building process.  Read More...

Creative Materials Introduces 127-31 TCA

Creative Materials Introduces 127-31 TCA

127-31 one-component (100% solids) thermally conductive epoxy adhesive, encapsulant and potting compound is electrically insulating, with a thermal conductivity...  Read More...

Zuken Updates CR-8000 2017 ECAD

Zuken Updates CR-8000 2017 ECAD

CR-8000 2017 CAD (http://www.pcdandf.com/pcdesign/menu-research/cad-cam-pcb-software) software enhances electrical and electronic co-design at the architectural...  Read More...

Coherent Offers Avia LX 355-20 Laser

Coherent Offers Avia LX 355-20 Laser

Avia LX 355-20 is a q-switched, diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) laser.  Read More...

Kyocera Launches 6810 Series FPC and FFC Connectors

Kyocera Launches 6810 Series FPC and FFC Connectors

6810 Series FPC and FFC connectors feature one-touch locking. Provide automatic locking upon full insertion. Heat resistant up to 125C (257F) for automotive, in...  Read More...

Atotech Releases BondFilm LDD MSAP Surface Pretreatment

Atotech Releases BondFilm LDD MSAP Surface Pretreatment

BondFilm LDD MSAP low-temperature pretreatment process prepares circuit board surfaces for laser direct drilling at a etch depth of 0.5µm.  Read More...

Semblant Unveils CircuitShield PCB Coating

Semblant Unveils CircuitShield PCB Coating

CircuitShield anti-corrosion and waterproofing coating contains a novel chemical plasma coating that replaces traditional encapsulants and coatings.  Read More...

Mentor Introduces Valor NPI Software for DFM

Mentor Introduces Valor NPI Software for DFM

Valor NPI software provides an automated printed circuit board design (http://www.PCBwest.com)-for-manufacturing (DFM) flow.  Read More...

Hirose Launches FH64MA Series FPC Connector

Hirose Launches FH64MA Series FPC Connector

FH64MA series compact flexible printed circuit (FPC) connector offers a profile of 0.5mm with 0.25mm pitch and depth of 3.15mm when locked.  Read More...

«
»