On 28 June 2016, Illinois Bannock the IPC - International Association connecting electronics industries released <2016 years 5 in North American PCB industry survey report. Report showed that 5 in PCB sales and orders over the level of the same period last year, and a few months ago compared to the growth rate has slowed down. Orders are shipped than synchronisation was lower but still in 101 benign interval.
Total shipments in North America in May 2016, compared with the same period in 2015, an increase of 4.4%; since the beginning of shipments increased by 5.3%, compared with last month, in May shipments fell by 3.1%.
May 2016 PCB orders, an increase of only 0.1%; to promote the beginning of the order quantity, the growth rate slowed down to 4%; compared with last month, the order of May decreased by 5.6%.
IPC Market Research Director Sharon Starr lady said: "in May from America PCB industry still in growth, but growth slowed. After six consecutive months, shipments for the first time exceeded orders, resulting in orders shipped than falling to near balance value of the important juncture."