September sales of Printed circuit board in Germany were up by 10% year-on-year, according to the Central Association of PCB and Electronic Systems. Sales for the first three quarters of the year, meanwhile, are around the same level as that of the same period in 2012.
Orders increased by 27.6%, the highest ever increase in the year, as key sectors usually complete their orders as well as concluded framework agreements in September in preparation for the holiday season.
Book-to-bill ratio in September jumped to a value of 1.15.
ZVEI, the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association, represents the economic, technological, and environmental policy interests of the German electrical and electronics industry at the national, European and international levels. The organization provides specific information about the economic, technical, and regulatory framework conditions of the electrical industry in Germany.