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Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail

By Jennifer Read, Consultant That’s a quote from Ben Franklin cited by IPC CEO John Mitchell in a video blog about the recently published IPC Study of the North American Labor Pool for Electronics Manufacturing. Recruiting and training the next generation of workers for the PCB industry is one of the most important ways for […]

Two Popular Annual PCB Studies from IPC Now Published

Sharon Starr, IPC’s director of market research, provides an update on two popular annual studies for the PCB industry and its suppliers.

Slow but Steady

A couple national manufacturing studies out this week highlight the continuing resurgence of American manufacturing. The economy may not be roaring back with any real speed, but it’s seeing steady growth. Respondents to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch CFO Outlook survey gave the U.S. economy an average score of 58 out of 100, up […]

From Shenzhen, China to Washington, D.C. – Denny McGuirk’s January Column

Visits to two distinctly different events — The HKPCA/IPC Exhibition and Conference, December 2–4 in Shenzhen, China and the IPC Technology Interchange Conference, December 9–10 in Washington, D.C. — helped end 2009 on a positive note. IPC has partnered with the Hong Kong Printed Circuit Association (HKPCA) on a trade show and conference in Southern […]