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According to several studies, roughly half of all soldering defects occurring in SMD assembly production are still closely related with the printing of the soldering paste.
ICAPE continues its expansion - acquires BA Elektronik ICAPE Group continues to expand in Germany. Following an inauguration of new offices in Rheinfelden, Herten earlier in 2021, the company kicks off March with the acquisition of BA Elektronik, a PCB and cable supplier located in Schnaittenbach.
Taiwanese PCB industry reaches new high in 2020 According to the Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA), the 2020 output of the cross-strait Taiwanese PCB industry increased by 5.1% from 2019 to NTD 696.3 billion (USD 23,609 million) in 2020, reaching a new high in history through a positive growth for four consecutive years.
Elmatica adds British muscles to its technical team The Norwegian headquartered PCB broker has hired Craig Haywood as Senior Technical Advisor to their Technical Department, adding deeper ESA expertise to its team.
Strong end to 2020 for NCAB - enters 2021 with confidence "We leave 2020 behind us with a positive trend for order intake and increased activity among our customers. This augurs well for 2021," says CEO Peter Kruk in the year-end report.
Sponsored content by Shenzen Kinwong ElectronicThe development trend of printed circuit board products and Kinwong's solution With the rapid development of electronic technology in recent years, printed circuit board (PCB) products are pursuing higher heat dissipation capabilities, with high voltage and high current characteristics, and are developing towards high-density interconnection technology (HDI).
Mekoprint with record revenue despite the pandemic Mekoprint has been through two major fluctuations in activity over the past Corona year with increases and decreases of over 40%. Despite this, the company has succeeded in continuing overall growth in both revenue and earnings.
NCAB Group acquires Italian PCB supplier NCAB Group announces that it has acquired 100% of the shares in Italian PCB supplier PreventPCB.
Eltek provides revenue update for 2020 and shortage of Pyralux AP PCB supplier Eltek has provided an update regarding the company’s revenues for 2020 and the impact of the worldwide shortage of Pyralux AP, a key material produced by DuPont that is used in the production of flexible and flex–rigid printed circuit boards.
Altix receives repeat order for multiple DI systems French Direct Imaging systems manufacturer Altix, has received a repeat order from multiple Roll-to-Roll Direct Imaging systems from UK-based Trackwise.
Ventec’s German facility receives AS9100-D certification Ventec International Group's European facility in Kirchheimbolanden, Germany, is now certified according to AS9100 Revision D (DIN EN 9100), the quality-management standard for the aviation, space, and defense (ASD) industries.
Unimicron suffers second fire at Taiwanese plant A fire broke out at Unimicron’s Shanying plant in Taoyuan City, Taiwan, at noon on February the fourth.
North American PCB industry sales up 4.5% in December Total North American PCB shipments in December 2020 were up 4.5% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, December shipments rose 9.8%.
Fauna uses AT&S manufactured PCBs Fast-growing Austrian company Fauna is using technology from regional high-tech company AT&S for its audio glasses.
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CML recertified according to ISO 9001:2015 CML announces that CML Europe and CML Automotive GmbH have successfully passed the ISO 9001 recertification audit and have renewed the certification.
PCB Connect and Accent PCB join forces in the Netherlands PCB Connect’s Dutch entity is taking another big step on the Dutch market with the signing of a Business Integration partnership with Accent PCB Nederland BV.
2020 proved to be tougher than expected for Aspocomp The Finnish PCB manufacturer has issued a profit warning saying the company’s operating result for 2020 will be slightly unprofitable.
Aspocomp names new COO The Finnish PCB manufacturer says it has appointed Mr. Antti Ojala – Vice President, Business Development and Deputy CEO – to its new Chief Operating Officer as of January 7, 2021.
Sponsored content by congatec AGAMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 series on COM Express Compact 8 cores for heterogeneous edge computing
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CCI Eurolam Group to acquire Adeon Technologies The French headquartered distributor and industrial service provider says it has entered into an agreement to acquire Netherlands-based Adeon Technologies BV, a full service provider of equipment for the European PCB Industry.
MKS receives order for its HDI PCB laser manufacturing solution MKS Instruments says it has received an order for multiple ESI Geode HDI via drilling systems in Taiwan from a major technology player in the HDI PCB manufacturing market.
Eltek continues to invest and increase production capacity The company announces the addition of a new custom built DES (Develop/Etch/Strip) line, for faster, more precise, and fully Industry 4.0 compliant production line.
Slight recovery of PCB market in 3Q In 3Q/2020, the printed circuit board manufacturers in the D/A/CH region recorded a total sales decrease of 15% compared to the same period in 2019.
PCB Connect and Accent PCB join forces in The Netherlands PCB Connect BV in The Netherlands – part of PCB Connect Group – is taking another step forward on the Dutch market by signing a Business Integration partnership with Accent PCB Nederland BV.
Large 80-unit lands at MKS Instruments The company’s latest flexible PCB laser processing solution is getting quite the attention. So much so that an unnamed Chinese PCB manufacturer has purchased 80 units.
Mekoprint ups game in medical electronics Strong growth in the need for digital healthcare solutions is paving the way for technological expansion at Mekoprint.
US manufacturer expands with new facility in Idaho US electronics manufacturer, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, says that it is planning to build a 140'000 square-foot facility on a piece of land it recently purchased southwest of Moscow, Idaho.
North American PCB industry sales up 3% in October Total North American PCB shipments in October 2020 were up 3.0% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, October shipments fell 12.6%, according to the IPC.
FTG Circuits Fredericksburg achieves Nadcap accreditation Firan Technology Group says that it has achieved Nadcap accreditation and certification at its printed circuit board manufacturing facility located in Fredericksburg, Virginia
AT&S PCBs enable fast and sensitive COVID-19 antigen test The global fight against the coronavirus is currently taking place on many levels. Whether it is about life-saving ventilators, supercomputers used to research vaccines or tests to identify a COVID infection – AT&S is doing its part supplying PCBs to many applications to support the fight.
Notion Systems sells another soldermask inkjet printer to Elekonta Marek Notion Systems says that it has sold another n.jet soldermask inkjet system to German PCB manufacturer Elekonta Marek.Load more news