Inside the Pentagon - February 16, 2017

Survey finds circuit board industry is small and could be shrinking

February 15, 2017 |
Jordana Mishory
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Responses to a Commerce Department survey designed to gather information on U.S. companies that produce bare printed circuit boards found that the fragile industry is contracting, possibly forcing the federal government to turn to China, according to a source with knowledge of the study. The study found that there were 185 companies operating 202 bare printed circuit board manufacturing facilities in the United States in 2015, according to a presentation given Monday at a conference in San Diego and reviewed...

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