In 2020, IPC renewed its commitment to serving the industry by expanding the scope and scale of research under a newly created IPC Industry Intelligence (i3) program.


The Evolution of Factories of the Future: What You Need to Know

IPC recently convened a roundtable of electronics executives to discuss trends driving the industry’s migration to the factory of the future. A summary of the discussion is now available.


January 2023 Global Sentiment Report

According to IPC’s January Sentiment of the Global Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain report, the electronics industry continues to show resiliency despite rising labor costs and recruiting difficulties.


January 2023 Economic Report

According to IPC’s January Economic Outlook report, a recession is looming in both the U.S. and throughout Europe, but the timing is still uncertain.


Towards a Robust Advanced Packaging Ecosystem

This report presents new research exploring what is needed to propel advanced packaging forward.



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Original Research
Your source for original insights on economic, workforce, technology, and environmental trends within the electronics manufacturing industry.
Statistical Programs
Monthly book-to-bills for EMS and PCB companies and quarterly EMS business performance reports, PCB surveys, and global solder market surveys.
Thought Leaders Program
IPC’s Thought Leaders Program (TLP) taps the knowledge of industry experts to inform our efforts on key change drivers and to offer valuable insights to IPC members and external stakeholders.
Meet Shawn DuBravac, IPC's Chief Economist
Providing insights on the biggest issues facing the $2 trillion global electronics industry, including supply chain resiliency/uncertainty, trade wars, skilled workforce shortage, and the expanding role of electronics in the global economy.
Meet Stephanie McCoy, IPC's Industry Intelligence Program Manager
As Industry Intelligence Program Manager, Stephanie helps oversee IPC’s statistical program, research studies, and thought leadership program.
Global Sentiment Report Archive
Check out past months' reports -- Sentiment of the Global Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain
Economic Report Archive
Check out past Economic Outlook reports