Rising Material and Labor Costs Challenge Electronics Manufacturers Worldwide

Crisis in Ukraine poses several threats to global manufacturing industry
New data from IPC show that high material and labor costs are expected to continue for the foreseeable future while recruiting and retaining skilled talent continues to be a challenge.

Supply Chain Challenges Continue to Hamper Electronics Production

IPC releases economic outlook for January 2022
IPC’s January 2022 Economic Outlook report finds that supply chain challenges remain acute and have improved little from the previous month.

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

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.

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.