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Flexible copper-clad laminate (FCCL) provider Taiflex Scientific Co. Ltd has reported consolidated revenues of NT$951 million ($31.46 million) for July 2017, down by 1.2% month-on-month, but up by 24.4% year-on-year.
Revenue for the Electronics Materials (EM) business totaled NT$689 million ($22.5 million), up by 15.4% from the previous month, and an increase of 10.1% year-on-year. Cumulative revenues for the EM division reached NT$3.655 billion ($120.9 million), up by 6.6% 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.