NEWS

Cadence Reports PCB Design Tool Q1 Revenue Up 12%

Cadence Reports PCB Design Tool Q1 Revenue Up 12%

22 April 2019

SAN JOSE, CA – Cadence Design Systems reported first quarter sales of printed circuit board design (http://www.PCBwest.com) software was $51.9 million, up 11.5%...  Read More...

IPC Releases Connected Factory Exchange Standard

IPC Releases Connected Factory Exchange Standard

22 April 2019

BANNOCKBURN, IL – IPC has released a new standard for data communication inside and outside factories.  Read More...

Keysight, Poul Due Jensen Foundation Open Wireless Transceiver Research Lab in Denmark

Keysight, Poul Due Jensen Foundation Open Wireless Transceiver Research Lab in Denmark

19 April 2019

SANTA ROSA, CA – Keysight Technologies and the Poul Due Jensen Foundation opened a laboratory for research and innovation in wireless transceivers for next-gene...  Read More...

Registration for eSMART Factory Conference Opens

Registration for eSMART Factory Conference Opens

18 April 2019

DEARBORN, MI – Registration is open for the 2nd Annual eSMART Factory Conference, taking place here June 20-21.  Read More...

Gartner: Global IT Spending to Grow 1% in 2019 to Nearly $4T

Gartner: Global IT Spending to Grow 1% in 2019 to Nearly $4T

17 April 2019

STAMFORD, CT – Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.8 trillion in 2019, an increase of 1.1% from 2018, according to Gartner.  Read More...

Ventec Shares Begin Trading on TSE

Ventec Shares Begin Trading on TSE

17 April 2019

TAIPEI – Shares of Ventec International began trading today on the Taiwan Stock Exchange, and the laminates maker celebrated in a red-carpet ceremony at the mar...  Read More...

Industry Leaders Sign MoU on 'Responsible' Tin Sourcing

Industry Leaders Sign MoU on 'Responsible' Tin Sourcing

16 April 2019

HERTFORDSHIRE (UK) AND ALEXANDRIA, VA -- The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Miner...  Read More...

EMA Partners with Berkeley SkyDeck to Provide OrCAD PCB Design Software to Startups

EMA Partners with Berkeley SkyDeck to Provide OrCAD PCB Design Software to Startups

16 April 2019

ROCHESTER, NY – EMA Design Automation today announced a partnership with Berkeley SkyDeck to provide OrCAD software to startups.  Read More...

PCB Design Tool Revenue Up 3% in Q4

PCB Design Tool Revenue Up 3% in Q4

15 April 2019

MILPITAS, CA – Printed circuit board and multichip module design software revenue rose 2.6% year-over-year to $247.3 million in the fourth quarter. The four-qua...  Read More...

Q1 Global PC Market Declines 3%

Q1 Global PC Market Declines 3%

11 April 2019

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The worldwide market for traditional PCs, inclusive of desktops, notebooks, and workstations, declined 3% year-over-year in the first quarter o...  Read More...

FTG’s Circuit Sales Up 8% in Q1

FTG’s Circuit Sales Up 8% in Q1

11 April 2019

TORONTO – Firan Technology Group’s Circuits segment sales were $15.2 million in the first quarter, up 7.6% year-over-year.  Read More...

Global Semi Equipment Sales Up 14% to High of $65B

Global Semi Equipment Sales Up 14% to High of $65B

11 April 2019

MILPITAS, CA – Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 14% to an all-time high of $64.5 billion in 2018, says SEMI.  Read More...

Report: Global Electronics Sales Growth Up 8.4% in Q4

Report: Global Electronics Sales Growth Up 8.4% in Q4

10 April 2019

BANNOCKBURN, IL — The electronics industry is still riding the crest of the current growth cycle, according to new data from IPC. The trade group said the 167 c...  Read More...

Global Semi Materials Sales Grew Nearly 11% in 2018

Global Semi Materials Sales Grew Nearly 11% in 2018

02 April 2019

MILPITAS, CA – The global semiconductor materials market grew 10.6% in 2018, propelling semiconductor materials revenue to $51.9 billion, eclipsing the previous...  Read More...

TPCA Chairperson Lee Illuminates Potential Challenges to Taiwan’s PCB Industry

TPCA Chairperson Lee Illuminates Potential Challenges to Taiwan’s PCB Industry

02 April 2019

TAOYUAN City, TAIWAN – Maurice Lee, new chairperson of the Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TCPA), says unfavorable factors, including the US-China trade war...  Read More...

«
»

FEATURES

Printable and Flexible Electronics in Taiwan

Printable and Flexible Electronics in Taiwan

I was invited to keynote the two-day conference of Printable Flexible Electronics held at the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan.  Read More...

Why Are You Still Using Gerber?

Why Are You Still Using Gerber?

Our industry seems unwilling to let the ancient data format perish. It should.  Read More...

Metallization of Nonconductive Substrates

Metallization of Nonconductive Substrates

The wet plating process is not a new technology.  Read More...

For a Calculator, What Does ‘Accuracy’ Really Mean?

For a Calculator, What Does ‘Accuracy’ Really Mean?

Many of the values we want to estimate are unknowable because the parameters themselves are unknown.  Read More...

«
»

PRODUCTS

Zuken Announces CR-8000 2019 CAD

Zuken Announces CR-8000 2019 CAD

CR-8000 2019 features improved schematic design usability. Constraint settings are available in schematic design. Information can be forwarded to DesignForce. C...  Read More...

Adiva Releases Design Analysis Tools v. 9.3

Adiva Releases Design Analysis Tools v. 9.3

Design Analysis Tools v. 9.3 includes a portal that reportedly provides easier and more comprehensive access to data input conversion tools.  Read More...

Ucamco Debuts UcamX Assembly Seat

Ucamco Debuts UcamX Assembly Seat

UcamX Assembly Seat identifies assembly data and reads it into job database.  Read More...

NI AWR Design Environment Adds Apps Notes

NI AWR Design Environment Adds Apps Notes

NI AWR Design Environment platform now has two new application notes.  Read More...

Euroquartz Offers EME32T Series Oscillators

Euroquartz Offers EME32T Series Oscillators

EME32T series miniature surface mount temperature-compensated crystal oscillators (TCXO) offer low current consumption in real-time clock applications.  Read More...

AVX Releases TransGuard VT MLV Transient Voltage Suppressors

AVX Releases TransGuard VT MLV Transient Voltage Suppressors

TransGuard VT series multilayer varistor (MLV) transient voltage suppression (TVS) devices are rated for 175°C operation.  Read More...

KOA Releases 330Ohm 0603 Resistor

KOA Releases 330Ohm 0603 Resistor

KOA 330Ohm 0.125W metal-glaze thick film resistor comes in surface-mountable 0603 package.  Read More...

AVX Debuts 3216-05 “I” Case TACmicrochip Capacitor

AVX Debuts 3216-05 “I” Case TACmicrochip Capacitor

3216-05 “I” case TACmicrochip capacitor measures 0.5mm high and is rated for 10μF and 6.3V. Delivers immunity to piezoelectric noise.  Read More...

Cadence Unveils Clarity 3D Solver

Cadence Unveils Clarity 3D Solver

Clarity 3D solver reportedly delivers up to 10x faster simulation performance and unbounded capacity compared to legacy field solver technology.  Read More...

Hirose Updates DF60 Series Connectors

Hirose Updates DF60 Series Connectors

DF60 series wire-to-board connectors now support applications requiring current ratings up to 65A. Pitch is 10.16mm.  Read More...

Keysight Technologies Rolls Out PEPro Power Electronics Analysis Tool

Keysight Technologies Rolls Out PEPro Power Electronics Analysis Tool

Power Electronics Professional (PEPro) software is an add-on to PathWave Advanced Design System (ADS) that enables designers to visualize effects of switched-mo...  Read More...

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces Techno CRHP Resistors

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces Techno CRHP Resistors

Techno CRHP high-voltage thick-film chip resistors offer power ratings up to 1.5W and working voltages to 3000V.  Read More...

AVX Releases F9H Series Tantalum Capacitors

AVX Releases F9H Series Tantalum Capacitors

F9H series miniature surface-mount J-lead tantalum capacitors deliver high-reliability and high-volumetric efficiency in high-temperature automotive and industr...  Read More...

Universal Flow Monitors Releases FlowStream Model FD

Universal Flow Monitors Releases FlowStream Model FD

FlowStream Model FD is a laminar gas mass flow meter with accuracy of +/-1%.  Read More...

Corelis Updates ScanExpress Boundary Scan Software v. 9.2

Corelis Updates ScanExpress Boundary Scan Software v. 9.2

ScanExpress boundary scan software v. 9.2 features Teradyne HSSub, ScanExpress icons and ScanExpress JET.  Read More...

«
»

PCB Chat