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The top U.S. printed circuit board companies making an impact in 2017

Posted by IndustryNet on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

pcb2According to recent IndustryNet data, the printed circuit board (PCB) industry is creating a spark in the U.S manufacturing sector, with sales growth nearly three times that of the national average in the industrial sector.

The PCB industry is thriving especially in the West, with 37% of U.S. PCB manufacturers located in this region. Because the industry is thriving, so is job creation: 44% of companies in the West have reported employee growth over the past 

The 10 fastest-growing PCB companies

As for companies that are actively growing and hiring new people, IndustryNet lists the "Top 10 U.S. Companies Reporting Employee Growth" over the past twelve months. These companies are:

1. Magna Electronics Technology, Inc. of Holly, Michigan with 500 current employees;
2. TTM Technologies, Inc. of Sterling, Virginia with 315 employees;
3. Streamline Circuits Corp. of Santa Clara, California with 272 employees;
4. Vanguard EMS, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon with 240 employees;
5. Calumet Electronics Corp. of Calumet, Michigan with 208 employees;
6. Sparton Corporation of Milpitas, California with 190 employees;
7. Sibex, Inc. of Crystal River, Florida with 150 employees;
8. Bestronics, Inc. of San Jose, California with 150 employees;
9. Silicon Mountain Contract Services of Nampa, Idaho with 150 employees; and
10. WORLD Electronics of Reading, Pennsylvania with 114 employees.

The ten largest PCB companies in the U.S.

The largest employers in the printed circuit board industry are listed on IndustryNet's "Top 10 U.S. Companies by Employment." These companies are:

1. Mentor Graphics of Wilsonville, Oregon with 1,100 employees;
2. TTM Technologies, Inc. location in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin with 887 employees;
3. TTM Technologies, Inc. location in Forest Grove, Oregon with 800 employees;
4. Rockwell Collins International of Coralville, Iowa with 800 employees;
5. Benchmark Electronics, Inc. of Winona, Minnesota with 650 employees;
6. Lockheed Martin Electronics and Missiles of Ocala, Florida with 600 employees;
7. Sanmina-SCI Corp. of Owego, New York with 503 employees;
8. Kimball Electronics, Inc. of Jasper, Indiana with 500 employees;
9. Jabil Circuit, Inc. of Auburn Hills, Michigan with 500 employees; and
10. Magna Electronics Technology, Inc, of Holly, Michigan with 500 employees.pbc soder

At number one on the list of "Top 10 U.S. Companies by Employee," Mentor Graphics employs an additional 4,000 people worldwide. This multinational corporation focuses on electronic design automation, including layout and design tools for PCBs with programs such as PADS and Board Station.

Listed on both Top 10 lists are TTM Technologies, Inc. and Magna Electronics Technology, Inc, which are responsible for employing hundreds of people and counting at their numerous branches across the United States. TTM focuses on quickturn and technologically advanced PCB and electro-mechanical solutions. Magna Electronics specializes in electronic systems specifically for the automotive industry.

As 2017 moves on, the U.S. printed circuit board industry continues to make great strides. To connect with printed circuit board companies throughout the United States, or for additional resources, start your free search on IndustryNet. Join the thousands of companies that rely on IndustryNet to search for solid, accurate and current information on potential partners and suppliers. 


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