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© AT&S (For illustration purposes only) PCB | April 18, 2011

PCB market continues to grow in January 2011

The PCB industry enjoys a continued high demand. January sales for German PCB manufacturers increased with almost 15% compared to December 2010. Figures showed an increase of 26.5% compared with January 2010, reports the ZVEI PCB and Electronic Systems.
Revenues exceeding the ten-year average by 4%.

Order intake increased 14% sequentially. Interestingly, the last decade only recorded a higher January order intake for 4 year. Compared with the - exceptionally - good performance during January 2010, order intake decreased 2.9%, which corresponds to the ten-year average.

Companies report full utilisation of capacity. This also applied to newly created (additional) production capacity.


© ZVEI

The book-to-bill ratio reached a value of 0.99 in January 2011.

Staff numbers decreased sequentially by 1%, but were still higher - 9% - compared to January 2010.

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