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Industry FAQs

IPC Membership

IPC has approximately 3,600 member-companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test.

Electronics Manufacturing Industry

The global electronics industry is estimated at $2trillion (U.S.).

The following estimates are the most recent available

  1. What is the estimated size of the global market for PCBs?
    • $59.billion (2013)

  2. What is the estimated size of the North American market for PCBs?
    • $3.455 billion (2013)

  3. How much PCB production is done in North America?
    • $3.050 billion (2013)

  4. How many PCB companies are currently operating in North America?
    • 310 facilities (2013)

  5. What is the estimated size of the global EMS/ODM market?
    • $436.7billion (2013)

  6. What is the estimated size of the North American EMS market?
    • $67.4 billion (2013)

  7. How many EMS companies are currently operating in North America?
    • 1,648