PCB West Attendance up 3% YOY


Reading time ( words)

Last week’s PCB West show attendance rose 3% year-over-year, to nearly 2,000 attendees, according to UP Media Group. This marks the annual PCB industry trade show’s highest turnout since 2001.

PCB West took place September 13-15 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. Registration for the 25th annual show was up 6% from 2015 registrants, added UPMG. Overall, nearly 2,000 printed circuit board designers, fabricators and electronics assemblers, managers and suppliers attended the trade show. It was the seventh straight year that show registration and actual attendance figures have climbed.

Technical conference registration rose more than 20% year-over-year. Attendees gravitated toward sessions on resolving fundamentals and practical solutions to engineering and design problems. More than 24 designers underwent IPC certification during the conference as well.

The sold-out show floor featured more than 100 companies occupying 110 booths, and exhibitors were outwardly pleased about their leads from the consistently busy show.

PCB West 2017 is scheduled for September 12-14, 2017 at the same location. For more information, visit www.pcbwest.com

Share


Suggested Items

Embedded Inductors with Laser Machined Gap

12/12/2018 | Jim Quilici, Radial Electronics
The power magnetics are often the largest and most expensive devices in the circuit. Integrating them into either a power converter module or system board can significantly reduce size and cost of the power converter function. This work presents the fabrication of embedded inductors and the experimental laser machining of gaps in the underlying ferrite structure.

Rick Almeida on DownStream's Latest News

12/12/2018 | Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
At the 2018 electronica exhibition in Munich, Rick Almeida, founder of DownStream Technologies, brings Editor Pete Starkey up to speed with the company’s latest news.

New Designers Council Column: The Digital Layout

12/04/2018 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
The IPC Designers Council is launching a new column in Design007 Magazine: “The Digital Layout.” I recently asked two IPC Designers Council (DC) Executive Board members, Mike Creeden and Stephen Chavez, to discuss the content and objective of their new column, and how this all ties in with the DC.



Copyright © 2018 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.