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Flexible copper clad laminate (FCCL) maker Taiflex Scientific saw its net profits decline 20.6% year-on-year to NT$580 million ($18.86 million) in 2016, the lowest level in four years, according to a Digitimes report.
A loss of NT$216 million incurred from foreign exchange transactions, as well as a decline of 2.6pp in gross margin to 18.4% in 2016, contributed to the decreased earnings, the company said.
ACT-USA is one of the best value-added PCB distributors in the country today. Focused on providing their North American customers with boards as well as heavy copper boards they have steadily broadened their vendor base since their inception in 1994.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
Venue for the 2018 EIPC Winter Conference was the splendid new Alstom Transport Information Solutions facility in Villeurbanne, in the Lyon metropolitan area of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. An extremely popular event—117 delegates represented a total of 20 countries, unprecedented in recent years, and only just fitted into Alstom’s conference suite. Indeed, some were even standing at the back!
Barry Matties and Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
At productronica, Barry Matties, Andy Shaughnessy, and Patty Goldman of the 007 team sat down with Eduardo Benmayor, director general with Aismalibar, a laminate supplier currently focusing on thermal management for the LED and automotive markets.