Devon manufacturer adds capabilities in Dorset via acqusition Devon-based PCB manufacturer, EuroTech Group, is acquiring PCB manufacturer Lyncolec, based in Poole, Dorset.
PCB industry recovers slightly in Q3 PCB manufacturers in the D/A/CH region were able to increase sales sequentially in the third quarter of 2019 by 1.1%. However, sales figures are 11% lower than those recorded for the third quarter of 2018, reports the industry association ZVEI PCB and Electronic Systems.
NCAB Group acquires Altus-PCB in USA Altus-PCB is a full-service supplier of PCBs based in New Jersey, USA, that has a business model similar to NCAB’s. The US company has a high level of technical expertise and sells mainly to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
Technica forms growth-focused equity fund San Jose-based Technica USA has reached an agreement on an equity investment centered on future growth for the global PCB fab and assembly supplier.
Isola names new president and CEO Isola has appointed Travis Kelly president and chief executive officer. Kelly most recently served as global chief operating officer at Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company (affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management).
AT&S weathers market challenges In an overall challenging environment AT&S held its ground well in the first half-year. Revenues amounted to EUR 490.3 million, declined slightly by 5.1% compared to the previous year.
NCAB’s CEO to retire in 2020 Hans Ståhl, the CEO of Swedish PCB supplier NCAB, is planning to retire from the position as CEO in 2020.
Advanced Circuits relocates, expands in Tempe Advanced Circuits has completed its relocation to a leased and fully renovated 50,000 sq. ft. facility in Chandler, Arizona.
New Managing Director at NCAB Group Germany As of October 2019, Benjamin Klingenberg has been appointed as the new Managing Director of NCAB Group Germany. He will be responsible for the company’s business operations in the D/A/CH region.
Neutronics to represent Schweizer in the USA and Canada Schweizer Electronic AG says that the company has entered into a sales representative agreement with Neutronics Solutions Inc. for the USA and Canada.
Aspocomp navigates uncertain market - order book rose by 60% Sales for the Finnish PCB manufacturer remained stable during the company’s third quarter – this despite uncertain market conditions.
North American PCB business growth continues Sales and orders for North American PCB companies continued to outpace last year and the preceding month in September. The book-to-bill ratio strengthened to 1.04.
PCB Connect expands to Turkey Swedish PCB supplier PCB Connect is continuing its growth and has, since the first of September, established a local presence in Turkey.
Tin users see weaker markets A survey carried out by the International Tin Association (ITA) showed refined tin use grew by 2 percent in 2018, but points to a contraction in most sectors in 2019. 141 companies took part in the survey, accounting for some 43 percent of estimated global refined tin use in 2018.
Taiwan's PCB manufacturers stay levelled in August 2019 As we enter the conventional peak season for electronic products and despite the fact that many uncertain factors remain in the global environment, PCB manufacturers’ revenue are still able to continue at a sustainable level.
EDA industry revenue increase with 6.6% YoY Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry revenue increased 6.6 percent for 2Q/2019 to USD 2472.1 million, compared to USD 2318.5 million in 2Q/2018.
Production value reaches NTD 288 bn for Taiwanese producers According to the latest statistics, the production value of the Taiwanese cross-strait PCB industry in the first half of 2019 reached NTD 288.2 billion (approximately USD 9.3 billion).
PRI-DANA get ready to serve the aerospace sector Danish PCB manufacturer, PRI-DANA, announces that the company has been certified for its Quality Management System according to the aerospace standard AS9100D.
Elmatica approved as a member of SOFF The Norwegian PCB broker has been approved as a member of the Swedish Security and Defence Industry Association (SOFF).
MMAB Group appoints new COO Swedish PCB manufacturer, MMAB, is currently focusing on growth and becoming a key player in the PCB industry as well as increase their customer commitment, with that in mind the company has expanded their management with a COO.
Matrix USA sees installations of AE Automation in N.A. Matrix has installed an AE mylar peeler and plans to introduce the Servant 650R panel loader/unloader, plus installation of the AE CDTA automation system compatible with the latest Orbotech Nuvogo DI Imager.
PCB manufacturer to lay off more than 400 employees Taiwanese PCB manufacturer, Dynamic Electronics Co., is looking to sell its Taoyuan manufacturing facility following years of running losses. As a consequence the PCB maker is will also lay off the majority of its employees.
North American PCB sales decline following negative order growth North American PCB sales growth in July turned negative, following order growth into negative territory says the IPC. The book-to-bill ratio remained at parity (1.00).
Cicor invest in new laser processing system MKS Instruments announces that the company has made its first European sale of its recently introduced ESI CapStone PCB laser processing systems to Cicor
Isola: Remaining in AZ with new combined HQ Isola Group has signed a lease to remain in Chandler, Arizona and consolidate and relocate its headquarters, R&D and manufacturing operations.
TTM Technologies appoints new member to its executive team TTM Technologies announces that Catherine Gridley (Cathie) will be joining the TTM executive team on September 3rd as incoming Senior Vice President and President of the Aerospace and Defense/Specialty (A&D) Business Unit, and will formally assume the A&D leadership role on January 1st, 2020.
NCAB increased net sales with 14% in 2Q/2019 During the second quarter 2019, NCAB Group increased net sales with 14% to SEK 473 million, while EBITA was SEK 37.3 million, representing an EBITA margin of 7.9%.
Schweizer Electronic: Turnover down by 5.7% in 1H/2019 According to preliminary figures the Schweizer Group achieved a turnover of 60.2 million euro (2018: 63.9 million euro) in the first half year 2019. This is equivalent to a decline of 5.7 percent.
North American PCB sales growth continues Sales growth in June remained positive while bookings slipped and the book-to-bill ratio returned to parity at 1.00.
GGP Electronics GmbH to close in November 2019 On July 29, 2019, the shareholders of European Electronics Systems took the decision to discontinue the operation of its PCB manufacturing subsidiary GGP Electronics GmbH in Osterode (Germany).
Stannol expands its production in Germany The steadily growing volumes of sold product, as well as the global orientation of the company, required Stannol to invest in an automatic filling line at its production location in Schrobenhausen.
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