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© Flatfield (For illustration purposes only!) PCB | March 02, 2011

PCB sales in North America look stable

Rigid PCB shipments were up 3.7% and bookings decreased 7.7% in January 2011 from January 2010. The book-to-bill ratio for the North American rigid PCB industry in January 2011 edged up to 0.97.

Flexible circuit shipments in January 2011 were up 10.7% while bookings were up 5.3% compared to January 2010. The North American flexible circuit book-to-bill ratio climbed above parity to 1.01. Graph has a zoom function. For rigid PCBs and flexible circuits combined, industry shipments in January 2011 increased 4.3% from January 2010, as orders booked decreased 6.5% from January 2010. The combined (rigid and flex) industry book-to-bill ratio in January 2011 posted a slight gain to 0.97. Graph has a zoom function. “Both rigid PCB and flexible circuit sales followed normal seasonal patterns in January, with rigid sales decreasing and flex sales rebounding,” said IPC President & CEO Denny McGuirk. “Orders still lag sales by a small margin. The good news is that sales in both segments are still ahead of the same month last year and the numbers look stable." Graph has a zoom function. Graph has a zoom function. © All graphs: IPC
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