Woodstock Wire: Printed Circuit Board News

September 21, 2017

IPC: World PCB Market Up 2.2% in 2016

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- The world PCB market reached an estimated $58.2 billion in 2016, up 2.2 percent, while North American PCB production stayed flat, according to...

September 21, 2017 05:18 PM

September 13, 2017

New Cadence Allegro PCB DesignTrue DFM Technology Accelerates New Product Development and Introduction Process

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced Cadence(r) Allegro(r) PCB DesignTrue DFM technology, the industry's first solution...

September 13, 2017 05:20 PM

September 11, 2017

Scribble Your Way To Quick Printed Circuit Boards

Hack a Day -- There are a variety of techniques employed by electronic constructors seeking the convenience of a printed circuit board without the inconvenience...

September 11, 2017 03:19 PM

September 10, 2017

A lifetime designing PCBs: early design adventures

Strategy Session -- PCB design was all about creating proper interconnects between components so when the power was applied it would behave and perform as the engineer...

September 10, 2017 03:25 AM

Automotive supplier opens PCB plant in Lancashire

ElectronicsWeekly -- Scorpion Automotive, the Lancashire-based supplier to the automotive and marine sectors, has opened a new PCB production plant in Chorley with...

September 10, 2017 02:16 AM

September 05, 2017

Embedding: Substrate with integrated ESD protection

Electronics -- EPCOS - The printed circuit board has long since been more than just a carrier material and redistribution layer for components. A growing number...

September 05, 2017 04:20 PM

FPCB maker Ichia revenues reach 31-month high in August

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB (FPCB) and chassis maker Ichia Technologies saw its consolidated revenues increase 8.39% on month and 36.39% on year to a 31-month...

September 05, 2017 04:57 AM

September 03, 2017

IPC: PCB Orders Up; Sales Down

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) announced today the July 2017 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit...

September 03, 2017 12:49 AM

August 28, 2017

China PCB firms step up capacity expansion

DigiTimes -- China-based PCB manufacturers including Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ) and Jiangxi Holitech Technology have moved to expand their...

August 28, 2017 12:39 AM

August 14, 2017

Eltek Reports 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results

PR Newswire: Computer Hardware -- Eltek Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELTK), a global manufacturer and supplier of technologically advanced solutions in the field of printed circuit boards, announced...

August 14, 2017 03:45 PM

August 03, 2017

Flyover Enables High Speed, Simplifies PCB Design

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- Samtec Blog - Bob Hult, our friend at Bishop and Associates and Connector Supplier, recently published High Speed Signals Take The High Road...

August 03, 2017 05:22 PM

July 31, 2017

North American PCB Order Growth Fuels Rise in Book-to-Bill Ratio

EMSNow - News -- IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for June 2017

July 31, 2017 03:11 PM

July 28, 2017

IBM patent uses printed circuit boards to protect cryptographic codes

ChannelFlash.today -- ZDNet News - Big Blue's new patent aims to protect cryptographic keys and make them tamper-resistant.

July 28, 2017 08:13 PM

Hybrid Mount PCB Test Point with Locating Pin

Electronics360 -- A miniature circuit board test point can be mounted on a PCB via surface mounting methods with locating pin.

July 28, 2017 05:27 PM

July 24, 2017

Eltek Ltd. Receives an Order for up to $3.0 Million From a Governmental Authority

PR Newswire: Semiconductors -- Eltek Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELTK), a global manufacturer and supplier of technologically advanced solutions in the field of printed circuit boards, announced...

July 24, 2017 03:19 PM

July 23, 2017

Zuken Announces XJTAG DFT Assistant for CR-8000 PCB design suite

Electronics Maker -- XJTAG DFT Assistant to be available as CR-8000 Design Gateway Plugin 19 July 2017 - Westford, MA, USA; Munich, Germany; Cambridge, UK - Zuken(r)...

July 23, 2017 01:16 AM

July 21, 2017

Camtek Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell its PCB Business for up to $35 Million

PR Newswire: Electronics Perf Measurement -- Camtek Ltd. (NASDAQ: CAMT and TASE: CAMT), today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with an affiliate of Principle Capital,...

July 21, 2017 05:16 PM

July 19, 2017

New support for Mentor PADS and DX Designer on SnapEDA!

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- SnapEDA - Today we're launching support for one of the most-used PCB software flows - Mentor Graphics PADS & DXDesigner. Whether building satellites...

July 19, 2017 05:02 PM

July 11, 2017

Expand Supply Chain Control During PCB Design

Planet Supply Chain -- EBN Online - A BOM tool is one thing organizations can leverage to move products smoothly from design to manufacturing while avoiding typical...

July 11, 2017 05:21 PM

What Else Can a PCB Contract Manufacturer Do for You?

Planet Supply Chain -- EBN Online - Contract manufacturers who offer services ancillary to printed circuit board assembly can reduce your cost and lead times.

July 11, 2017 05:19 PM

Fulfilling All Your Prototype PCB Assembly Needs: Seeed Studio PCBA Service

PR Newswire: Computer Hardware -- Seeed Studio Fusion PCBA Service takes care of the entire fabrication process from PCB manufacturing, parts sourcing, assembly and testing services,...

July 11, 2017 05:08 PM

July 09, 2017

Taiwan PCB firms post revenue growth in June

DigiTimes -- HDI PCB manufacturer Compeq Manufacturing, and flexible PCB specialists Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect all enjoyed revenue growth...

July 09, 2017 08:01 PM

July 06, 2017

Free Webinar - Intro to SnapEDA

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- SnapEDA - We've added new dates for our free webinar series - July 6th and July 20th.

In these free webinars, our product manager Mike Tang will...

July 06, 2017 05:37 PM

July 05, 2017

FPCB maker Ichia revenues up in June

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$633 billion (US$20.9 million) for June, growing 5.05%...

July 05, 2017 03:36 PM

July 02, 2017

Home Built PCB Mill Reportedly Doesn't Suck

Hack a Day -- It's 2017, and getting a PCB professionally made is cheaper and easier than ever. However, unless you're lucky enough to be in Shenzhen, you...

July 02, 2017 09:53 PM

June 25, 2017

FPCB firm Flexium to see July revenues rise substantially

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB manufacturer Flexium Interconnect is expected to see its July revenues rise substantially driven by robust demand for high-end smartphones,...

June 25, 2017 03:16 AM

June 19, 2017

June 18, 2017

June 11, 2017

How Many Parts Do You Need for PCB Assembly?

Electronics Maker -- Surface mount assembly robots are amazing machines. The pick and place heads in the fastest, highest volume SMT machines travel so fast, that...

June 11, 2017 10:14 PM

June 04, 2017

Ichia Technologies sees increased May revenues

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$602 million (US$19.9 million) for May, increasing 16.51% on month...

June 04, 2017 08:47 PM

May 27, 2017

Mentor tries the low end...again...with PADS Maker

EDN -- For the second time, Mentor offers up a low-cost PCB CAD package. And there's even a free version!

May 27, 2017 11:48 PM

May 25, 2017

Cost Drivers in PCB Production....or Why China?

Planet Supply Chain -- EBN Online - The manufacture of printed circuit boards is no simple matter. Here's a look at the reasons that production has moved overseas.

May 25, 2017 05:38 PM

May 22, 2017

May 17, 2017

Eltek Reports 2017 First Quarter Financial Results

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- Eltek Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELTK), a global manufacturer and supplier of technologically advanced solutions in the field of printed circuit boards, announced...

May 17, 2017 05:30 PM

May 14, 2017

Tens of Millions of Footprints & 3D Models for FREE

EDACafe.com -- PCB Libraries, an industry leader in CAD library development, automation, and management, just released a major ...

May 14, 2017 11:11 PM

PCB maker Zhen Ding reports increased earnings for 1Q17

DigiTimes -- PCB maker Zhen Ding Technology Holding has reported net profits of NT$354 million (US$11.72 million) for the first quarter of 2017, increasing...

May 14, 2017 01:39 AM

May 07, 2017

FPCB maker Ichia posts sequential revenue decline in April

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$516.75 million (US$17.2 million) for April, down 9%...

May 07, 2017 11:58 PM

May 02, 2017

Re-Thinking Supply Lines for Long-Overdue PCB Modernization

Planet Supply Chain -- EBN Online - By modernizing the supply chain, printed circuit board makers can improve efficiency, quickly adopt new technologies, and capture...

May 02, 2017 04:04 PM

May 01, 2017

FPCB maker Flexium 1Q17 profits fall

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB maker Flexium Interconnected has reported net profits of NT$245 million (US$8.12 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 76.1%...

May 01, 2017 01:29 AM

April 24, 2017

PCB Board Design: Why You Should Care About Fiducial Marks

MAKE -- Fiducial marks are very important in electronics development. They act as an alignment mark for surface mount assembly machines.

April 24, 2017 12:15 AM

April 17, 2017

FPCB maker Ichia reports losses for 1Q17

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has reported a net loss of NT$88 million (US$2.896 million) or NT$0.26 per share for the first...

April 17, 2017 03:58 PM

April 16, 2017

Wus Printed Circuit sees revenues hit 20-month high in March

DigiTimes -- PCB maker Wus Printed Circuit saw its revenues grow 18.59% on month and 31.23% on year to a 20-month high of NT$526 million (US$17.168 million)...

April 16, 2017 04:10 AM

April 11, 2017

Mentor Announces 27th Annual PCB Technology Leadership Awards Program

Mentor Graphics -- Mentor, a Siemens business, today announced the call-for-entries of its 27th annual Technology Leadership Awards (TLA) competition, continuing...

April 11, 2017 05:13 PM

April 06, 2017

FPCB maker Ichia sees revenues up in March

DigiTimes -- Flexible PCB and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$566 million (US$18.65 million) for March, increasing...

April 06, 2017 06:34 PM

April 02, 2017

EDA Revenue Up 18.9%

Semiconductor Engineering -- PCB and IP buoyed the healthy results for Q4.

April 02, 2017 11:50 PM

Altium CircuitStudio review: the glory

EDN -- The Altium CircuitStudio circuit board CAD program is buggy, slow to load, crashes occasionally, and has a new and infuriating user interface,...

April 02, 2017 11:40 PM

Wus Printed Circuit reports profits in 4Q16

DigiTimes -- PCB makers Wus Printed Circuit has reported net profits of NT$175 million (US$5.763 million) for the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to a loss...

April 02, 2017 10:41 PM

Unitech Printed Circuit Board signs NT$4.5 billion loans

DigiTimes -- Unitech Printed Circuit Board has signed a NT$4.5 billion (US$148.47 million) syndicated loan agreement with a banking consortium for capacity...

April 02, 2017 10:41 PM

Protecting PCBs: Costs & Benefits of Conformal Coating, Encapsulation, RTV & Overmolding

Planet Supply Chain -- EBN Online - What to look for in a contract manufacturer's capabilities for conformal coating, encapsulation, RTV and overmolding for PCB protection.

April 02, 2017 10:32 PM