BANNOCKBURN, IL – Research on surface finishes for HDI boards has been selected for the best paper award for the upcoming IPC Apex Expo 2020 technical conference. Taking top honors in the domestic paper category is “Reliable Nickel-Free Surface Finish Solution for High-Frequency-HDI PCB Applications” by Kunal Shah, Ph.D., of LiloTree.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – The correlation coefficient between worldwide GDP growth and IC market growth over the past decade was 0.85 (0.96 excluding the memory market in 2017 and 2018), a strong figure given a perfect positive correlation is 1.0, says IC Insights.
TIANJIN, CHINA – The government of Tianjin is discussing the sale of two firms to TCL Corp., according to reports.
STAMFORD, CT – Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.9 trillion in 2020, an increase of 3.4% from 2019, according to Gartner. Global IT spending is expected to cross into $4 trillion territory next year.
TAIWAN – Foxconn and Fiat Chrysler are joining to make electric vehicles for the Chinese market, according to reports.
ATLANTA, GA – UP Media Group Inc. seeks abstracts for PCB West 2020, to be held September 8-11, 2020, in Santa Clara, CA. The event includes a four-day technical conference and one-day exhibition to be held at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center.