2014

Custer, Walt and Jon Custer-Topai. "Strong finish for 2013 but prepare for slowing through springtime," Golbal SMT & Packaging 14.03 (March 2014): 24 - 28. Print and online
Custer, Walt and Jon Custer-Topai. "2013 ends on a high note," Golbal SMT & Packaging 14.02 (February 2014): 22 - 26. Print and online
Custer, Walt and Jon Custer-Topai. "Winter chill followed by spring blooms," Golbal SMT & Packaging 14.01 (January 2014): 16 - 19, 40. Print and online

2013

Custer, Walt and Jon Custer-Topai. "2014: Single digit growth for most regions" Golbal SMT & Packaging 13.12 (December 2013): 20 - 24. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. “Weak summer but encouraging signs for autumn” Global SMT & Packaging 13.10 (October 2013): 38 - 42. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. “Mixed results but some signs of better times ahead” Global SMT & Packaging 13.09 (September 2013): 16 - 20. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. “Seasonal expansion with mixed patches of organic growth” Global SMT & Packaging 13.08 (August 2013): 28 - 21. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. “Still waiting for a solid upturn” Global SMT & Packaging 13.07 (July 2013): 18 - 22. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. “Difficult start to hopefully an improving year” Global SMT & Packaging 13.06 (June 2013): 16-18, 35. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. “Difficult first quarter” Global SMT & Packaging 13.05 (May 2013): 22 - 25. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. “February ‘bump in the road’ hopefully followed by spring upturn” Global SMT & Packaging 13.04 (April 2013): 24 - 28. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. “Outlook brightens: many signs of a modest upturn” Global SMT & Packaging 13.03 (March 2013): 20 - 24. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. “2013: A single digit growth year?” Global SMT & Packaging 13.02 (February 2013): 26 - 30. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. “On track for modest recovery in 2013” Global SMT & Packaging 13.01 (January 2013): 24 - 28. Print and online

2012

Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. “Not so busy end to 2012” Global SMT & Packaging 12.12 (December 2012): 22 - 25. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. "Global electronic market data" Global SMT & Packaging 12.11 (November 2012): 20 - 23. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. "Encouraging signs but a tepid recovery still likely." Global SMT & Packaging 12.10 (October 2012): 18 - 21. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. "Monitoring the recovery . . . Patience may be required." Global SMT & Packaging 12.09 (September 2012): 20 - 23. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. "Little real growth during this year's "busy season"" Global SMT & Packaging 12.08 (August 2012): 14 - 18. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. "Potholes in the road to recovery" Global SMT & Packaging 12.07 (July 2012): 20 - 23. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. "Growth against economic headwind" Global SMT & Packaging 12.06 (June 2012): 20 - 23. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. "Spotty recovery with bright spots on the horizon." Global SMT & Packaging 12.05 (May 2012): 12 - 15. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. "Bumpy start but business conditions improve as 2012 unfolds." Global SMT & Packaging 12.04 (April 2012): 14 - 18. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. "Worst is probably over; brighter times ahead." Global SMT & Packaging 12.03 (March 2012): 20 - 26. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. "A hint of light at the end of the tunnel" Global SMT & Packaging 12.02 (February 2012): 24 - 30. Print and online
Custer, Walt, and Jon Custer-Topai. "Soft business conditions. . .But we MAY be seeing signs of a coming upturn" Global SMT & Packaging 12.01 (January 2012): 20 - 24. Print and online