May 2003 Book-to-Bill

August 2003
Circuits Assembly;Aug2003, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p10
Trade Publication
The U.S. IMS/PCB Industry Book-to-Bill Ratio for May 2003 was 1.00. Sales billed in May 2003 decreased 23.0% from May 2002, and orders booked decreased 14.2% from May 2002. Compared to 2002, bookings of PCBs are down 21.2% year-to-date, while shipments of PCBs are down 25.3% year-to-date. The ratio is calculated by averaging the number of orders booked over the past three months and dividing by the average sales billed during the same period.


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