Hitachi Chemical to Build New Factory in Taiwan to Manufacture Laminate Materials for PWB


Reading time ( words)

Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. has decided to construct a new factory to manufacture advanced functional laminate materials for printed wiring boards (pre-preg and copper-clad laminates) on the site of Hitachi Chemical Electronic Materials (Taiwan) Co., Ltd. (HCET), Hitachi Chemical's subsidiary in Taiwan. Hitachi Chemical will invest a total of approximately 7.5 billion yen and the new factory will begin operation by April 2020.

Hitachi Chemical's laminate materials for printed wiring boards are being well received in the market, especially with demand for its advanced functional laminate materials for semiconductor packaging substrates used in various fields, including 5th generation wireless systems (5G), advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and artificial intelligence (AI), expected to grow stronger in the medium- to long-term. To address its customer needs promptly under these circumstances, Hitachi Chemical has decided to invest in establishing a supply system in Taiwan, the biggest demand center for advanced functional laminate materials.

Hitachi Chemical will take advantage of this new factory to boost the sales of its advanced functional laminate materials by developing a production system capable of delivering timely supplies to its customers.

Share

Print


Suggested Items

ESI’s Chris Ryder: There’s More to Choosing a Laser Than You Think

01/16/2019 | Barry Matties, I-Connect007
At the recent HKPCA show, I sat down with ESI’s Chris Ryder, director of product management—HDI—to discuss considerations for choosing a new laser system, and how ESI uses its decades of flex and rigid-flex drilling experience to help guide customers in their decision-making process.

Agfa on Revolutionary Inkjet Solder Mask Applications

01/10/2019 | Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
Does inkjet solder mask have the potential for volume production? Mariana Van Dam, Global Sales Manager PCB Imaging Solutions, and Dr. Frank Louwet, Business Unit Manager Advanced Coatings & Chemicals, discuss Agfa's latest developments, plus some novel applications for inkjet etch and plating resists.

Robert Art on the Importance of Thermal Management

01/07/2019 | Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
Robert Art, global account manager for IMS materials at Ventec International Group, discusses future market requirements for thermal management materials, the need for a better understanding of the concept of thermal impedance, and an initiative to propose a consistent industry-standard method for measuring thermal conductivity while at electronica 2018.



Copyright © 2019 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.