Fire broke out at Unimicron’s Kunshan operations
At about 10:50 am on September 7th, a fire occurred at the PCB company’s China subsidiary, Unimicron Technology (Kunshan) Corp.
Trackwise makes further upgrades to its FPC manufacturing operations Flexible printed circuit technology company Trackwise is continuing to strengthen its production capability and capacity by investing in new equipment.
Zhen Ding to expand with new Taiwanese flexible PCB plant PCB manufacturer, Zhen Ding Technology Holding Limited (ZDT), is reportedly planning to invest some USD 400.8 million to set up a new flexible PCB plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan via it’s Chinese subsidiary Avary Holding.
Corona crisis hits the PCB industry with force In particular, the corona-related developments in April and May of this year contributed to the fact that PCB manufacturers recorded a sales decrease of 17.4% in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in the previous year, reports the PCB and Electronic Systems trade association in the ZVEI - Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Electronics industry.
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PCB Connect expands in Benelux – adds new faces to customer support team PCB Connect BV – part of the PCB Connect Group – is expanding in Benelux with the hiring of two new customers support specialists; Iris van Doren and Sjoerd Veenstra.
straschu Leiterplatten closes German location The straschu group, a German electronics manufacturer, will close its location in Oldenburg, Germany on November 30th, the newspaper Nordwest Zeitung reports online. The location, Straschu Leiterplatten GmbH has been based in the city for 40 years.
North American PCB industry sales up 10.1% in July Total North American PCB shipments in July 2020 were up 10.1% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, July shipments fell 15.7%.
Schweizer inks sales representative agreement with South Korea company The German PCB manufacturer and Varikorea Co., Ltd have entered into a sales representative agreement for South Korea. Under the agreement, Varikorea is entitled to promote Schweizer's high-tech printed circuit boards and embedding solutions in the territory. With this, the German company is now entering the Korean electronics market
Unimicron Germany updates with new OSP line from TSK Schill The corona pandemic has brought forth a difficult market environment, but even during this time, the provider of horizontal wet systems succeeded in keeping a tight project schedule and supplying Unimicron Germany with a new Höllmüller system.
The effects of the pandemic burdens Aspocomp's net sales Sales decreased in the Telecommunications, Automotive and Industrial Electronics segments; three strong pillars for the Finnish PCB manufacturer. However, in other segments the company did manage to expand and grow its customer base and product offering.
CML’s Starteam obtains medical certification CML PCB factory Starteam, a German PCB manufacturer located in Sichuan, China, has achieved ISO13485:2016 certification.
AT&S with a strong start to the new financial year Austrian PCB manufacturer is reporting a very stable first quarter. Even though the current pandemic has changed a lot of things on the market and for the company, AT&S was able to compensate the effects on ongoing production at the locations and consequently the economic impact.
North American PCB industry sales up 0.8% in June Total North American PCB shipments in June 2020 were up 0.8 percent compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, June shipments rose 19.7 percent.
Summit Interconnect acquires Integrated Technology Anaheim, California-based PCB manufacturer, Summit Interconnect, is acquiring Canadian PCB manufacturer, ITL Circuits.
Schweizer: decline in sales still within rather pessimistic expectation Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, preliminary figures show that Schweizer’s business performance in the first half of 2020 was significantly weaker than in the previous year.
Italian PCB manufacturer rises in the midst of COVID-19 OMR Italia S.p.a., an Italian PCB manufacturer, has seen its revenues increase during the global pandemic. The company has throughout the crises continues to invest in its human and technological resources; something that has clearly paid off.
AT&S invests millions in Leoben AT&S is planning to invest up to EUR 120 million in a technology upgrade over a period of four years. The aim is to create 200 additional jobs by 2023.
Würth Elektronik cuts jobs in Germany Up to 100 jobs will be lost at the Würth site in Schopfheim as the PCB manufacturer reacts to a slump in order intake.
CEO change at Varioprint After almost three decades of being in charge of operations, Andreas Schmidheini has handed over the role of CEO to Nicolas Härtsch.
Polytronics will acquire TCLAD, the thermal management business of Henkel Polytronics Technology Corporation plans to, through its subsidiary, acquire the entire assets and business of Insulated Metal Substrates panels and circuits of Henkel's TCLAD division (including the plant and facilities of approximately 100,000 square feet located in Prescott Wisconsin the employment contracts of around 273 employees), but excluding debts.
AT&S starts partnership with design company IMST GmbH With the aim of jointly developing high-frequency technology solutions, AT&S has concluded a strategic cooperation agreement with IMST GmbH in Kamp-Lintfort, Germany.
Staying put during the COVID-19 pandemic TPCA (Taiwan Printed Circuit Association) announced the production and sales data for Q1 2020; the output value of Taiwan cross-strait PCB industry totalled NT$136.9 billion (approx. US$4.541 billion) in Q1/2020.
North American PCB industry sales up 1.0% in May Total North American PCB shipments in May 2020 were up 1.0 percent compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, May shipments fell 3.0 percent.
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