The circuit board industry is an important part of our growing technological world. The industry itself continues to grow and expand every year. In 1995, a little over 50 years after the first introduction of PCBs, it became a $7.1 billion industry for the first time. Just 5 years later in 2000, they became an over $10 billion industry, and since 2012 have reached over $60 billion worldwide. What factors are contributing to this rapid growth within the industry?
Increasing uses of turnkey PCBs
Back when turnkey PCBs were first invented, there usage was limited to a few projects. Today however, turnkey PCBs are used across many different industries. Because printed circuit boards are one of the most import