Flaws in U.S. Approach to Electronics Manufacturing Require Urgent Changes, or Nation Will Grow More Reliant on Foreign Suppliers, New Report Says

U.S. circuit board sector is in worse trouble than semiconductors, with potentially dire consequences
The United States has lost its historic dominance in a foundational area of electronics technology – printed circuit boards (PCBs) – and the lack of any significant U.S.

Current Conditions for the Electronics Supply Chain Remain Challenging

IPC has issued two new industry intelligence reports today: the December sentiment of the global electronics manufacturing supply chain report an

New Study Finds Semiconductor Supply Chain Will Remain Vulnerable Without Robust Federal Investment in Advanced Packaging

Stronger IC substrate and OSAT capabilities are needed to realize U.S. semiconductor goals
A new study about the current state of advanced packaging in the semiconductor value chain finds that urgent action is required to strengthen domestic packaging ecosy

Global Demand Remains Strong, but Economic Environment is Softening

IPC releases September 2021 economic outlook report
Themes that IPC's Chief Economist Shawn DuBravac offered last month continue to play out. Global demand remains strong, but the economic environment is softening. We are starting to see some early signs that demand is slowing.

IPC Commends U.S., EU Efforts to Strengthen Supply Chains, Urges Focus on Electronics Manufacturing

IPC issued the following statement by its President and CEO, John Mitchell, on today’s inaugural meeting of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council.