IMS/PCB business report

Circuit World

ISSN: 0305-6120

Article publication date: 1 December 2003




(2003), "IMS/PCB business report", Circuit World, Vol. 29 No. 4.



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2003, MCB UP Limited

IMS/PCB business report

IMS/PCB business report

Keywords: Printed Circuit Board, USA

The IMS/PCB Business Report, an IPC statistical report that tracks the dynamics of the USIMS industry, reported the IMS/PCB shipment index was 91.9 and the IMS/PCB booking index was 104.5 for January 2003.

The IPC IMS/PCB shipment index in January 2003 decreased 25.2 per cent from 122.8 in December 2002, and the IPC IMS/PCB booking index in January 2003 decreased 14.5 per cent from 122.2 in December 2002.

The index shows how current PCB shipments and bookings relate to an index point. A shipment index number of 117.0 indicates that shipments are 17 per cent higher than average shipments for the same time period in 1992.

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