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Breakthrough May Bring New Gen PC Boards

Syracuse, NY — Circuit boards may get a whole new pedigree and production methodology because of an amazing discovery by PCB veteran Robert Tarzwell working in his laboratory at DMRPCB — literally a cottage industry site. It's the stuff of Silicon Valley garage startups: Tarzwell has made a momentous
discovery that can revolutionize the way printed circuits are fabricated. At the same time, this new ... Read More
New Hydrogen Storage Brings Fuel Cell Autos Closer

Los Alamos, NM — With every announcement of another automobile manufacturer's fuel cell initiative come wonderful pronouncements and forecasts that are still far from being fulfilled for a number of reasons. One of these over-arching stumbling blocks has been the lack of a suitable fuel storage system for pure ...Read More
IPC Study: Industry Gaining Strength

Bannockburn, IL — IPC has released the results of its latest Fast Facts survey, "Survival Strategies and Success Measures in the Electronics Industry". With data from a representative sample of electronics OEMs, EMS companies, PCB manufacturers and suppliers, the survey reveals the strategies companies are ...Read More

SMTA “Members of Distinction” Award Winners Announced
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - During the 2016 Annual Meeting at SMTA International, the SMTA honored members who have shown exceptional service to the association and the electronics assembly industry.

The FOUNDER'S AWARD honoring members who have made exceptional contributions to the industry as well as support and service to the SMTA, was presented to Gary Tanel, McDonald Technologies. SMTA and the electronics industry have benefited immensely from Gary’s ardent support and leadership over the years.

World PCB Production in 2015 Estimated at $58.6 Billion
BANNOCKBURN, IL - The world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) reached an estimated $58.6 billion in value in 2015 according to IPC’s  World PCB Production Report for the Year 2015. This represents a nominal decrease of 2.7 percent from 2014, but factoring out the effects of exchange rate fluctuations, the growth of PCB output was actually up 2.0 percent in real terms.

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