ILFA expands its PCB lamination capacities
PCB manufacturer ILFA and LAUFFER have entered into close cooperation, sealed with a joint letter of intent. In a new investment project, ILFA is taking aim at expanding its lamination capacities at its Hanover site.
North American PCB industry sales up 15.1% in August Total North American PCB shipments in August 2022 were up 15.1% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, August shipments rose 7.5%.
ICAPE’s convinced it will achieve its goals The first half of 2022 has passed and PCB supplier ICAPE Group can show a revenue increase of 50% – the company also left the year's first half with an order book of EUR 71.8 million.
AT&S appoints new CFO and CTO The Austrian PCB manufacturer has appointed Petra Preining as its new CFO. Moving forward, a CTO function will be added to the Management Board as of of April 1, 2023. This role will be held by Peter Griehsnig, who has successfully established the AT&S plants in China for many years.
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ICAPE expands and acquires Danish PCB supplier ICAPE continues to expand. As of the 29th of August, Møn Print A/S joins ICAPE Group’s worldwide organisation to become ICAPE Denmark.
North American PCB industry sales up 4.5% in July Total North American PCB shipments in July 2022 were up 4.5% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, however, July shipments dropped 24.9%, reports the IPC.
Breakthrough in PCB production method based on AM Printed electronics expert, InnovationLab, says that it has achieved a breakthrough in additive manufacturing of PCBs, helping meet higher environmental standards for electronics production while also reducing costs.
ICAPE Group opens new logistics centre in France PCB supplier ICAPE Group continues to grow, and the French company is expanding with a new logistics centre in France.
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NCAB reports net sales increase by 47% PCB Supplier NCAB Group reports ”good performance” during the second quarter, despite continued problems with component shortages.
The European PCB industry – a trip down memory lane European PCB production has for a number of years been outcompeted and outperformed by production in Asia. It’s been previously documented that the prime movers were price competition and a strong outsourcing wave of the entire electronics industry in general. But how does the European PCB industry look today?
North American PCB industry sales up 3.4% in May Total North American PCB shipments in May 2022 were up 3.4% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, May shipments rose 1.1%.
North American EMS industry up 9.4% in May Total North American EMS shipments in May 2022 were up 9.4% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, May shipments rose 0.6%.
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NCAB Group acquires Kestrel in the UK PCB supplier NCAB announces that it has acquired 100% of the shares in Kestrel International Circuits Ltd from the Merlin PCB Group Ltd.
ICAPE is going to the stock market The French PCB supplier has launched its initial public offering as it is listing its shares on the Euronext Growth market in Paris.
TPCA: Cross-strait PCB output totals NTD 209 billion in 1Q22 The Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA) says that the 1Q22 output value of cross-strait PCB manufacturers totaled NTD 209 billion (approximately USD 7.466 billion), a new quarterly high and a YoY increase by 20.6% from NTD 173.4 billion (USD 5.824 billion).
Fire broke out at Eltek's PCB plant in Petah Tikva PCB manufacturer Eltek Ltd. says that yesterday evening, a fire broke out in one of the production rooms in the Company's plant in Petach-Tikva, Israel.
Atotech sells its 1,000th horizontal electrolytic copper plater Atotech says it has reached a milestone with the sale of its 1,000th horizontal equipment for electrolytic copper plating.
North American PCB industry sales Up 2.1% in April Total North American PCB shipments in April 2022 were up 2.1% compared to the same month last year. However, compared to the preceding month, April shipments fell 20.4%.
Calumet expands to produce vital components for semiconductors Michigan-based Calumet Electronics intends to enhance a newly constructed, 35,000 square feet manufacturing facility for next-generation advanced electronic components.
ICAPE continues to grow – launches new office in Lyon The PCB supplier continues to grow and is launching new offices in Lyon (France) that are dedicated to host the IDELEC-ICAPE and ICAPE Group structures.
SEL to rely on Atotech Uniplate equipment at new site Specialty chemicals technology company Atotech, and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL), a designer and manufacturer of products and systems that protect, control, and automate electric power systems, will partner at SEL’s new manufacturing facility under construction in Idaho, USA.
Thailand PCB maker purchases two Calibr8tor photoplotters Ucamco says that an unnamed PCB manufacturer, described as Thailand's biggest, has purchased two Calibr8tor photoplotters.
Simmtech opens new Malaysian manufacturing facility South Korean manufacturer for semiconductor packaging substrate and HDI PCBs, Simmtech, has officially opened its Malaysia-based subsidiary, SUSTIO Sdn. Bhd. in Batu Kawan Industrial Park, Penang.
Summit Interconnect acquires Royal Circuit and affiliates Summit Interconnect is acquring Royal Circuit Solutions with California operations in Hollister and Santa Ana and affiliate Advanced Assembly located in Aurora, Colorado.
Ucamco expands in in North America with official subsidiary As of April 1st, Ucamco has established a subsidiary of Ucamco NV in North America. The subsidiary is presided by Luc Maesen, who has been working with the company since 1988 and was already in charge of Ucamco USA.
NCAB’s operating profit burdened by termination of Russian operations On 28 February, all deliveries were halted to customers in Russia and on 8 April NCAB divested its operations in Russia to the Russian management for 1 Ruble. The cost fro NCAB was SEK 43 million, which was booked as a write-down. Still, the company is reporting a strong quarter.
Altix receives bundle machine order from major Chinese player Altix says it has received a significant order for both Direct Imaging and Contact Printer equipment. The bundle encompasses both panel and RtR solutions to be installed at a new plant in Jiangxi province.
Aspocomp posts 1Q22 sales growth of 45% The Finnish PCB manufacturer says that the first quarter is typically the most challenging of the year – however the company is off to a great start and is reporting both sales growth and a strong order book.Load more news