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Copper-clad laminate (CCL) manufacturer ITEQ has announced plans to invest an additional $62.37 million to set up a new CCL plant in Jiangxi, China, seeking to expand its market share and meeting increasing demand from clients, according to a Digitimes report.
The new plant is slated for commercial production in June 2019 with a capacity of 600,000 sheets a month initially, and will ramp up to 1.2 million sheets depending on market demand.
Barry Matties, I-Connect007
At the EIPC summer conference, I-Connect007 Publisher Barry Matties caught up with Ventec Europe & Americas COO Mark Goodwin, who provided an update on Ventec’s new products, the current state of the company, and how Ventec is shaking things up in the materials marketplace.
Richard Heimsch, SUPER DRY
Research by SMT & Hybrid GmbH (now SMT Elektronik) was conducted just prior to the original publication of IPC-1601, which now provides detailed guidelines for the packaging and storage of PCBs, both from the PCB manufacturer and at the assembler’s manufacturing floor.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
The procedures described for Rolls Royce were directly comparable with those described for MBDA, and the presenters were unanimous in re-emphasising the importance of working closely with their chosen PCB fabricators at all levels and all stages of design, qualification and production of their circuit boards.