RelianceCM installs new Juki Line
August 13, 2020RelianceCM has installed a new Juki line at its contract manufacturing lab in Corvallis, Oregon. The sale was liaised by Mike Gunderson of MaRC Technologies.
New CEO at Inission Malmö AB
August 12, 2020Swedish EMS provider Inission announces that it has appointed a new CEO for its production unit in the south of Sweden.
Nortech shows improved 2Q profitability – plans operational reshuffle
August 12, 2020The electronics manufacturer managed to make significant improvement to its operating profitability during the second quarter – all in the midst of challenging market conductions brought forth by the current pandemic.
The effects of the pandemic burdens Aspocomp's net sales
August 12, 2020Sales 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
August 11, 2020CML 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
August 11, 2020Austrian 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
August 05, 2020Total 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
July 31, 2020Anaheim, California-based PCB manufacturer, Summit Interconnect, is acquiring Canadian PCB manufacturer, ITL Circuits.
Schweizer: decline in sales still within rather pessimistic expectation
July 29, 2020Due 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
July 28, 2020OMR 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.
Würth Elektronik cuts jobs in Germany
July 20, 2020Up 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
July 20, 2020After almost three decades of being in charge of operations, Andreas Schmidheini has handed over the role of CEO to Nicolas Härtsch.
The pandemic had a bigger impact than expected for Aspocomp
July 17, 2020Aspocomp is lowering its net sales and operating result forecast for 2020 due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Mini LED supply chain to benefit from Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro
July 07, 2020As Apple’s upcoming release of products featuring Mini LED backlight generates a growth in Mini LED demand, the company has also stimulated actors in the Mini LED supply chain to increase their production capacities.
Staying put during the COVID-19 pandemic
June 30, 2020TPCA (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
June 29, 2020Total 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.
PCB industry: 1Q/2020 overshadowed by corona pandemic
June 26, 2020After a significant drop in sales at the end of last year, PCB manufacturers in the Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) region recorded a sales growth of 16.1 percent in the first quarter of 2020.
AT&S uses short-time work for the Fehring plant
June 23, 2020The PCB manufacturer AT&S has decided to take advantage of temporary short-time working as a stop-gap measure for the AT&S Fehring (Austrian) location, starting on July 1, 2020.
Isola opens expanded R&D lab at new HQLoad more news
June 22, 2020The designer and developer of copper-clad laminates and fabrication materials, has officially opened an expansive R&D and analytical services laboratory at the company’s new global headquarters in Chandler, Arizona.