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Taiflex Scientific Co. Ltd, a provider of flexible copper-clad laminate (FCCL) for the flexible printed circuit industry, has announced consolidated revenue of NT$962 million ($31.65 million) for June 2017, up by 5.5% from the previous month, and an increase of 15.4% year-on-year.
For the second quarter, the company registered total sales of NT$2.777 billion ($91.37 million), up by 20% quarter-on-quarter, and by 5.9% year-on-year. For the first half of the year, the company achieved total sales of NT$5.089 billion ($167.43 million), an increase of 3.7% compared to the same period last year.
Its Electronic Materials (EM) segment posted revenue of NT$597 million ($19.64 million) for June, up by 17.4% month-on-month, but still almost flat compared to the same month last year. Year-to-date, total revenue for Taiflex's EM business reached NT$2.965 billion ($97.55 million), up by 5.8% compared to the same period last year.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
A return to the historic spa town of Harrogate in Yorkshire, England for the Institute of Circuit Technology Northern Seminar, to enjoy a diverse programme of presentations on safety standards, research in selective metal deposition, and developments in imaging and inspection techniques.
Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
While strolling the aisles at productronica, I happened upon the booth of Hofstetter Plating. I was not familiar with this PCB company so I stopped to chat. It turns out they aren’t exactly a PCB fabricator, but provide a comprehensive plating service in Europe and occasionally beyond that, offering several exotic and unique plating processes.
Solder mask remains a relatively hands-on task, which can result in human error. But equipment manufacturer Pluritec wants to change that. At PCB West, I spoke with Pluritec Vice President of Sales Lino Sousa about the company’s new spray technology that can turn solder mask application into what is essentially a push-button operation.