December Issue Now Online

The December issue of PCD&F is now available.

Our cover story is a study of a novel halogen-free, phosphorus-free laminate said to be
effective for lead-free processing but without the cost penalty typically associated with such materials.

Other highlights include:

And our commentary on the recent Productronica trade show.

Check it out here!

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About Mike

Mike Buetow is president of the Printed Circuit Engineering Association ( He previously was editor-in-chief of Circuits Assembly magazine, the leading publication for electronics manufacturing, and PCD&F, the leading publication for printed circuit design and fabrication. He spent 21 years as vice president and editorial director of UP Media Group, for which he oversaw all editorial and production aspects. He has more than 30 years' experience in the electronics industry, including six years at IPC, an electronics trade association, at which he was a technical projects manager and communications director. He has also held editorial positions at SMT Magazine, community newspapers and in book publishing. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois. Follow Mike on Twitter: @mikebuetow