Fire broke out at Unimicron’s Kunshan operations
September 16, 2020At about 10:50 am on September 7th, a fire occurred at the PCB company’s China subsidiary, Unimicron Technology (Kunshan) Corp.
IEC adds additional capacity - buys Rochester, NY facility
September 16, 2020The US EMS provider says that it has entered into an agreement to purchase an 86'000 square foot facility in Rochester, New York.
PCB Connect expands its UK based team
September 16, 2020Having been operating in the United Kingdom market since February 2020, PCB Connect Limited, the UK based division of the PCB Connect Group, has recruited additional engineering resources supporting its growth.
French PCB supplier sets up shop in Poland
September 15, 2020ICAPE Polska sp. z o.o., the latest expansion of the PCB group, has officially been operating since the beginning of September 2020.
Zhen Ding to expand with new Taiwanese flexible PCB plant
September 11, 2020PCB 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
September 09, 2020In 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.
SnapEDA launches new KiCad plugin to help engineers design electronics faster
September 09, 2020Today, SnapEDA - a company that helps engineers design electronics faster by removing barriers - is launching a new KiCad plugin, allowing designers to search and download its computer-aided design (CAD) models directly within the KiCad PCB design environment.
PCB Connect expands in Benelux – adds new faces to customer support team
September 07, 2020PCB 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.
Creation Technologies breaks ground on new manufacturing facility
August 28, 2020The EMS provider is expanding its manufacturing footprint. The company has broken ground on an expansion project at the Hermosillo, Mexico operation which will result in a new facility.
North American PCB industry sales up 10.1% in July
August 28, 2020Total 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
August 25, 2020The 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
Avoiding the hidden costs of isolation design
August 25, 2020Electric content is on the rise, that is a fact. And with that fact, or trend as some likes to put it, comes a need for isolation among electrical components and systems; but how does one manage project risk with next-gen solutions?
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 JuneLoad more news
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.