Doosan Electro-Materials BG Signs Distribution Agreement with Arlon EMD


Reading time ( words)

Doosan Electro-Materials BG, a global leader in electronic materials with headquarters in South Korea, and Arlon EMD, a specialty materials supplier based in Southern California, have reached an agreement whereby Arlon EMD has distribution and sales rights in North America for Doosan’s DS600 flexible copper clad laminates, as well as Doosan’s high-Tg FR-4 and halogen-free laminate and prepreg product lines. With this agreement, Arlon EMD increases their product line offerings into the electronic materials industry with a focus on rigid-flex applications for military, avionics and space market segments. 

“Partnering with Arlon will enable us to have a greater focus on OEMs in North America in a variety of markets.  Arlon is well respected in their target market segments and a leading supplier of polyimide and specialty materials that are complimentary to Doosan’s FCCL product lines,” commented Seungwoo (Steve) Yoo, vice president of Doosan’s R&F Business Division.

“Our customers now have the option to integrate Doosan’s high quality flexible laminates into their flex and rigid-flex designs, knowing that Arlon will provide technical support and domestic supply of the Doosan products.  We are fortunate to be able to partner with Doosan-EM BG, a world-wide leading  manufacturer of flexible and rigid copper clad laminates, and are excited to offer Doosan’s high quality products to our valued customers in North America,” said Brad Foster, vice president and general manager of Arlon.

About Doosan
Doosan EM BG is a global leader, supplying a wide range of electronic materials, including flexible and rigid laminates, FR-4, high-performance and high-speed laminates into the electronics industry.  Doosan-EM BG, posted top line sales in 2015 of $820M and is a division of Doosan Corporation which is publicly traded on the Korean Stock Exchange.

About Arlon
Arlon EMD is a privately held, veteran-owned US manufacturer and distributor of specialty materials. Arlon has supplied materials for the N. American, UK and European markets for more than 25 years from their manufacturing location in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

For additional information, please click here

Share




Suggested Items

AltiumLive 2022: Tips and Tricks for Supply Chain Management

04/21/2022 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
I recently spoke with Paul Ratner, a senior account executive at IHS Markit, about his AltiumLive presentation, which is now available online. Paul discusses some of the takeaways from his presentation, and he offers some advice for technologists who are grappling with long lead times on components, as well as some predictions for the rest of 2022 and beyond.

Book Excerpt: 'The Printed Circuit Designer’s Guide to… High Performance Materials', Chapter 1

03/17/2022 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team
Choosing the right material for your application can be a major challenge. These are “cost to performance” decisions that need to be made to select material that will meet the expected performance requirements and the desired cost targets. Selecting a material that meets cost targets but fails to perform in prototype development testing results in costly revision spins, cost increases and delays to market. Chapter 1 of this book helps readers understand what resin choices to make for optimal electrical performance.

Kris Moyer Discusses New IPC Design Role

02/16/2022 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team
The I-Connect007 Editorial Team spoke with Kris Moyer, a longtime PCB designer who has just joined IPC’s Education Foundation. Kris was one of the judges and creators of the IPC Design competition that culminated at IPC APEX EXPO, and he was eager to discuss his new job and the cutting-edge technology he’s seen lately, including additive, flex, and rigid-flex circuits. I-Connect007 is your source for coverage of IPC APEX EXPO 2022.



Copyright © 2022 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.