IPC’s November 2022 North American Printed Circuit Board Statistical Program findings show a book-to-bill ratio at 1.00. Shipments were up 26.1 per cent compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, November shipments rose 13.1 per cent.
PCB year-to-date bookings in November were down 4.1 per cent compared to last year. November bookings were up 0.1 percent compared to the same month last year.
IPC’s chief economist, Shawn DuBravac, said: “Shipment volume continues to recover while order volume remains muted, continuing a theme that has played out much of the year. Shipments are up 11.4 per cent year-to-date, while orders are down 4.1 per cent.”