Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

PCB Industry Shipments Down in February
Apr 1, 2013
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Total North American PCB shipments were down 10.2% in February 2013 compared to February 2012, according to the latest data from IPC -- Association Connecting Electronics Industries. IPC said bookings were down 9.2%. The data was released in late March 2013.

Year to date, PCB industry shipments were down 5.7%; bookings were down 6.7%.

Compared to January 2013, PCB shipments in February 2013 were down 6.5%, while bookings were up 1.1%. The book-to-bill ratio for the industry continued strengthening in February, to 1.06.

"Sales are still sluggish in the North American PCB industry, but the book-to-bill ratio strengthened in February for the third straight month," said Sharon Starr, IPC director of market research. "When orders exceed sales over several months, this is an encouraging sign for future sales growth."

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Sep 30, 2014: Whirlpool Water launches refrigerator filter recycling program

Sep 29, 2014: Miele Professional launches new-generation medical appliances

Sep 25, 2014: Cub Cadet's new lawn tractor has Bluetooth and its own app

Sep 25, 2014: Electroindustry Business Conditions down in September

Sep 24, 2014: GE has the highest ranked appliance brand website; h.h. gregg ranked top appliance retailer website

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

November 2014: U.S. Appliance Industry: Market Value, Life Expectancy & Replacement Picture 2014
October 2014: Portrait of the European Appliance Industry
September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC
June 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: April 2014




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows