North American PCB Industry Growth Cycle Continues

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for August 2018
IPC announced today the August 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Year-over-year growth continued for industry sales and orders.

United States, Mexico and Canada Reach new NAFTA Deal

Statement from John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO
On behalf of the electronics industry, I want to extend my congratulations and appreciation to the governments of the U.S., Mexico and Canada for their many months of tireless negotiations on a new trilateral trade agreement.

Two Converging Industries – Electronics and Textiles – Merge for a Successful First-ever IPC E-Textiles Event

On September 13, representatives from the e-textiles ecosystem, including product innovators, material suppliers, electrical engineers and academia, came together for IPC E-Textiles 2018, a first-time e-textiles event for IPC.

IPC Hand Soldering Competition Returns to What’s New in Electronics Live 2018

IPC’s Hand Soldering Competition returns to the United Kingdom and What’s New in Electronics Live on September 25-26, 2018.

IPC Renews Concern Over Third Round of U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Imports

John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO, issued the following statement on the decision of the U.S. government to impose additional tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, the third such list announced this year. 

IPC and i4.0 Today to Host i4.0 Connect Forum

Sixty-six percent of manufacturing companies say that their leadership does not have a clear vision for the digital future.