NEWS

IPC Establishes European Subsidiary in Munich

IPC Establishes European Subsidiary in Munich

25 May 2022

MUNICH — To better support IPC’s European members’ interests, the association formed IPC Electronics Europe.  Read More...

Ampel Acquires US Circuit, RMC

Ampel Acquires US Circuit, RMC

20 May 2022

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – Ampel Inc. has acquired fellow fabricators Rocky Mountain Circuits and US Circuit for an undisclosed sum.  Read More...

Technical Conference Program Set for PCB West 2022

Technical Conference Program Set for PCB West 2022

20 May 2022

PEACHTREE CITY, GA – The PCEA Conferences Task Group today announced the technical program for PCB West (http://pcbwest.com/) 2022, featuring nearly 50 presenta...  Read More...

Eltek Reports Q1 Revenues Up 36%

Eltek Reports Q1 Revenues Up 36%

18 May 2022

PETACH TIKVA, ISRAEL – Eltek reported first quarter revenues were $9.8 million, up 36.1% year-over-year.  Read More...

AT&S Reports Fiscal Q4 Revenue Up 46%

AT&S Reports Fiscal Q4 Revenue Up 46%

17 May 2022

LEOBEN, AUSTRIA – AT S reported fiscal fourth quarter revenue of €443 million (US$466.7 million), up 46% year-over-year.  Read More...

DuPont Completes Kapton, Pyralux Production Line in Ohio

DuPont Completes Kapton, Pyralux Production Line in Ohio

17 May 2022

CIRCLEVILLE, OH – DuPont Interconnect Solutions completed its $250 million capital project to expand production of Kapton polyimide film and Pyralux flexible ci...  Read More...

Report: Outlook for 2022 Semi Industry Uncertain

Report: Outlook for 2022 Semi Industry Uncertain

11 May 2022

AUSTIN, TX – 2021 was a record year for the semiconductor industry and OSAT revenues, but the outlook for 2022 is less certain, according to new data from TechS...  Read More...

EMA Design Automation to Host Wireless Modules in RF Design Webinar May 19

EMA Design Automation to Host Wireless Modules in RF Design Webinar May 19

09 May 2022

ROCHESTER, NY – EMA Design Automation will hold a free webinar on validating and optimizing wireless modules for first-time-right RF design May 19.  Read More...

Simmtech Subsidiary Sustio Opens Manufacturing facility in Malaysia

Simmtech Subsidiary Sustio Opens Manufacturing facility in Malaysia

09 May 2022

BATU KAWAN, MALAYSIA – Simmtech Holdings, through its Malaysia-based subsidiary, Sustio, officially opened its new manufacturing facility here, according to rep...  Read More...

DRAM, NAND to Reach Records in 2022, Up 25% and 24%, Respectively

DRAM, NAND to Reach Records in 2022, Up 25% and 24%, Respectively

09 May 2022

LYON, FRANCE – DRAM is expected to grow to $118 billion, up 25% in 2022, according to Yole Développement. NAND flash memory will reach $83 billion, up 24%. Both...  Read More...

Altair Reports Fiscal Q1 Software Revenue Up 9%

Altair Reports Fiscal Q1 Software Revenue Up 9%

06 May 2022

TROY, MI – Altair reported fiscal first quarter software product revenue was $140.9 million, an increase of 8.8% year-over-year.  Read More...

Ansys Says Revenue Up 17% in Q1, Raises Guidance

Ansys Says Revenue Up 17% in Q1, Raises Guidance

05 May 2022

PITTSBURGH -- Ansys reported first quarter year-over-year revenue growth of 17%, with sales rising to $425 million for the period ended Mar. 31.  Read More...

TTM Swings to Profit on 10% Hike in Sales

TTM Swings to Profit on 10% Hike in Sales

05 May 2022

SANTA ANA, CA -- TTM Technologies reported first quarter net sales of $581.3 million, up 10.4% from a year ago.  Read More...

Summit Interconnect Acquires Royal Circuit Solutions and Affiliates

Summit Interconnect Acquires Royal Circuit Solutions and Affiliates

04 May 2022

ANAHEIM, CA – Summit Interconnect today announced the acquisition of printed circuit board fabricator Royal Circuit Solutions and its assembly affiliate Advance...  Read More...

Semiconductor Sales Rise 23% YoY in Q1, SIA Says

Semiconductor Sales Rise 23% YoY in Q1, SIA Says

03 May 2022

WASHINGTON — Worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $151.7 billion during the first quarter, up 23% over 2021 but 0.5% less than the December period.  Read More...

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FEATURES

Reflections from Discontinuities

Reflections from Discontinuities

A single one can destroy a signal, but predictions with validated models can be made. An ideal digital interconnect is a lossless transmission line with chara...  Read More...

Will US Government Incentives Spur Domestic Investment?

Will US Government Incentives Spur Domestic Investment?

Fresh off its inaugural meeting, the PCBAA gets legislative good news. What’s next for the organization that wants to rebuild US production? In early May the P...  Read More...

Minimizing the Effects of Vias on Very High-Speed Digital Signals

Minimizing the Effects of Vias on Very High-Speed Digital Signals

Unwanted capacitance hanging off signal traces can cause unwanted resonances and excessive attenuation. Data rates for very high-speed data links keep climbing...  Read More...

Can PCB Fabrication Processes Keep Up with Design Demands?

Can PCB Fabrication Processes Keep Up with Design Demands?

New hole formation technologies and low-cost low-loss materials are needed. Ed.: This is the fourth of an occasional series by the authors of the 2019 iNEMI Ro...  Read More...

Limiting Radiation from Logic Circuit Boards

Limiting Radiation from Logic Circuit Boards

Once energy leaves a controlled path, the chances are it will cause interference and radiate from board edges.  Read More...

SMT 4.0 and CTF

SMT 4.0 and CTF

AI Industry 4.0-aided manufacturing should incorporate CTF quality methodology.  Read More...

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PRODUCTS

Hirose Develops KW30 Connector

Hirose Develops KW30 Connector

KW30 1mm-pitch wire-to-board connector is available in two to eight positions.  Read More...

Vishay Offers EP2 Tantalum Capacitor

Vishay Offers EP2 Tantalum Capacitor

EP2 tantalum capacitor is available with radial through-hole terminations with stud-mount option in B and C case codes.  Read More...

Toray Rolls Out Reactis Stretchable Film

Toray Rolls Out Reactis Stretchable Film

Reactis stretchable film reportedly has excellent shape recovery and heat resistance.  Read More...

Heraeus Introduces PowerCu Soft Laser Copper Ribbons

Heraeus Introduces PowerCu Soft Laser Copper Ribbons

PowerCu soft laser copper ribbons are for laser bonding in power electronic systems.  Read More...

Heraeus Launches Condura.ultra AMB Substrate

Heraeus Launches Condura.ultra AMB Substrate

Condura.ultra Ag-free AMB substrate enables bonding silicon-nitride-based ceramics with copper foils.  Read More...

ExpressPCB Updates ExpressPCB Plus v. 3.1 Layout Software

ExpressPCB Updates ExpressPCB Plus v. 3.1 Layout Software

ExpressPCB Plus v. 3.1 layout software expands ability to create complex, multipage schematics and fully validate PCB layout.  Read More...

Electroninks Releases CircuitSeed Film

Electroninks Releases CircuitSeed Film

CircuitSeed thin, dense film is used as 3-D, finely patterned seed layers for subsequent metallization by plating.  Read More...

Electroninks Introduces CircuitWrap Ink

Electroninks Introduces CircuitWrap Ink

CircuitWrap ink is used as bezel/wrap electrodes in touch-panel displays and micro/miniLED panels.  Read More...

Electroninks Offers CircuitShield Ink

Electroninks Offers CircuitShield Ink

CircuitShield ink is for EMI shielding and backend semiconductor metallization.  Read More...

Hitachi Releases FT230 XRF Analyzer

Hitachi Releases FT230 XRF Analyzer

FT230 XRF analyzer is designed to enable quality control by simplifying and accelerating testing of components and assemblies.  Read More...

Altair Releases Simulation 2022 Software

Altair Releases Simulation 2022 Software

Simulation 2022 software include features that help users simulate antennas and broaden users’ toolset for advanced driver-assistance systems applications.  Read More...

NovaCentrix Debuts Metalon JG Jettable Gold Inks

NovaCentrix Debuts Metalon JG Jettable Gold Inks

Metalon JG jettable gold inks reportedly feature excellent electrical and physical performance properties; ideal for applications requiring biocompatibility or ...  Read More...

Pulsonix v. 12.0 PCB Design Tool Updated

Pulsonix v. 12.0 PCB Design Tool Updated

Pulsonix v. 12.0 adds new capabilities, speed improvements and usability enhancements.  Read More...

XJTAG Updates XJTAG 3.12 Boundary Scan Software

XJTAG Updates XJTAG 3.12 Boundary Scan Software

XJTAG v. 3.12 tool for debugging boundary scan setups provides automatic help when signal integrity problems arise.  Read More...

Vishay Debuts Draloric TNPV0805 e3 Chip Resistors

Vishay Debuts Draloric TNPV0805 e3 Chip Resistors

Draloric TNPV0805 automotive-grade high-voltage thin-film flat-chip resistors combine operating voltages to 450V with tolerance of ±0.1% and TCR down to ±10 ppm...  Read More...

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