Electronics Manufacturing Outlook Continues to Darken, Prices Increase as Component Shortage Drags On

New Global Study from IPC Finds 9 in 10 Manufacturers Report Rising Costs, Vast Majority See Lack of Qualified Talent in North America and Globally
A new global survey found that the global shortage of semiconductors and other components continues to have serious consequences for electronics manufac

Supply Chains Continue to be Under Tremendous Pressure

IPC releases October 2021 economic outlook report
Supply chains continue to be under tremendous pressure. Container ship reliability remains stuck near all-time lows across the world. Consumer spending and business investment both slowed in the third quarter in the United States.

North American EMS Industry Down 9.9 Percent in September

IPC Releases EMS Industry Results for September 2021
IPC announced today the September 2021 findings from its North American Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.41.

North American PCB Industry Sales Up 2.3 Percent in September

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for September 2021
IPC announced today the September 2021 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.25.

IPC Invites Industry Leaders to Submit Poster Abstracts for IPC APEX EXPO 2022 in San Diego

IPC invites researchers, technical experts and industry leaders to submit abstracts for poster presentations at IPC APEX EXPO, the industry’s premie