Industries® announced today the June findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales and orders were up and the book-to-bill ratio strengthened to 1.06.
Total North American PCB shipments increased 4.0 percent in June 2015 from June 2014, improving year-to-date shipment growth to -0.8 percent. Compared to the previous month, PCB shipments were up 18.7 percent.
PCB bookings grew 13.7 percent compared to June 2014, increasing year-to-date order growth to 3.6 percent. Orders were up 32.5 percent in June compared to the previous month.
"North American PCB sales exceeded last year's level in June for the first time this year, and order growth was the strongest it has been...