BANNOCKBURN, IL — North American printed circuit board orders in January increased 17.6% year-over-year, while orders decreased 9.2% sequentially, says IPC.
STAMFORD, CT – Global sales of smartphones to end-users declined 5.4% in the fourth quarter, according to Gartner, while smartphone sales declined 12.5% in 2020.
MILPITAS, CA – North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted $3.04 billion in billings worldwide in January, the first time monthly billings have reached $3 billion, according to SEMI.
STAMFORD, CT – Apple remained the No. 1 semiconductor chip buyer in 2020, representing 11.9% of the total worldwide market, according to Gartner.
ATLANTA – As demand for electronics and electronic components grows in 2021, it is anticipated supply chain pressure will build, says ECIA. Recent ECIA research and analysis has identified extending lead times for electronic components. However, specific component sectors will see greater challenges as the ability of suppliers to increase production is limited by capacity constraints.