Sharp Decline in European Electronics Manufacturing Jeopardizes Strategic EU Priorities

Key segments of EU electronics manufacturing industry set to decline undermining Europe’s security, industrial resiliency, and global competitiveness
A new report by IPC, reveals Europe’s growing dependency on other regions for electronics manufacturing in critical and strategic sectors including aerospace and defence.

James Will to Lead USPAE as New Executive Director

Effective May 28, 2024, James Will joined the U.S. Partnership for Assured Electronics (USPAE) as the association’s new executive director. USPAE is an IPC subsidiary that focuses on partnership with the U.S.

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 9.4 Percent in April

IPC releases PCB industry results for April 2024
IPC announced today the April 2024 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.06.

North American EMS Industry Down 2.1 Percent in April

IPC releases EMS industry results for April 2024
IPC announced today the April 2024 findings from its North American Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.42.

Electronics Industry Sentiment Falls in May After Hitting New High Last Month

IPC Releases May 2024 Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report
Sentiment among electronics manufacturers fell this month, after hitting a new high in April.

Electronics Industry Sentiment Rose in April, Hitting New High

According to IPC’s April Sentiment of the Global Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain, April 2024 marked the third consecutive month of sentiment growth among electronic