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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.
For the November issue of The PCB Magazine, our editorial team interviewed some of the top HDI experts in the PCB supply chain. Joining us on the conference call were Steve Bird, PCB/flex technology manager at Finisar, and Tony Torres of APCT.
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Industry consultant Walt Custer of Custer Consulting sat down with me at productronica 2017 to once again inform our readers with his yearly update and perspective on what’s happening in the industry. And guess what? It’s good news! Pertinent charts referenced in our conversation are included, but if you want more, Walt invites you to click the link at the end of this conversation and email him directly.
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