© ats PCB | August 16, 2016

PCB market in June 2016 gets upswing

June revenue figures for German PCB manufacturer increased by 11 percent sequentially and 4.1 percent hYoY, reports the German industry association ZVEI PCB and Electronic Systems.
This was mainly due to the higher number of workdays; June had 22, while May only counted 19. Overall, the 1H/2016 saw almost 5 percent more workdays than the corresponding period of 2015.

Order intake was unusually high in June. It fact, it was the second highest order intake for a June since 2010; order intake increased with 16 percent compared to June 2015. YTD for the previous period (from January to May), order intake was negative. With the increase in June, this figure was levelled. YTD, the first half of 2016 closed with a small gain of 1.2 percent.

The book-to-bill ratio has risen steadily since January and reached a value of 1.09 in June.

The number of employees also increased sequentially by one percent.


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