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Orders Increase for Printed Circuit Board Market

(July 2015) posted on Fri Jul 10, 2015

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries releases statistical findings.

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IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries ( has released the May findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Total shipments decreased 3.5 percent from the previous month of April; decline over the previous year was at 4.2 percent. PCB orders, however, had increased by 10.4 percent since May 2014. The book-to-bill ratio – calculated by dividing the value of orders booked over the past three months by the value of sales billed during the same period – was 1.02. A ratio of more than 1.00 suggests that current demand is ahead of supply – a positive indicator for sales growth.


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