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Last week the NPI awards were handed out virtually, and Elsyca CuBE was the big winner in the Plating category.
“Winning the NPI Award is a true recognition by the PCB industry”, said Robrecht Belis, Manager Surface Finishing and PCB at Elsyca. “It clearly illustrates the importance of understanding the impact of a PCB design on final layer thickness!”.
Elsyca CuBE is an innovative technology and the first-ever simulation software that translates a PCB design into a detailed copper layer thickness graph and KPI information. It extends the DFM capabilities and allows to predict and resolve product and production issues before handoff to the fabricators.
Julia Gumminger, IPC
The IPC APEX EXPO 2023 Technical Conference at the San Diego Convention Center will feature two hot topics—Advanced Packaging and e-Mobility/EV Automotive—in custom and curated Special Sessions on Thursday, Jan. 26. Please plan your travel accordingly to attend these exciting sessions.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
Regardless of the potential distraction of the international football match between England and Wales in the World Cup competition, an enthusiastic crowd of PCB fans gathered in Meriden UK for the Institute of Circuit Technology Christmas Seminar, an eagerly-awaited networking opportunity that included a face-to-face industry welcome event and an outstanding technical programme. Guest speakers highlighted new technology in selective solder nozzles, flexible circuits, industry cooperation, and a greener future by recycling PCBs.
Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
Halloween is next Monday and parties will be taking place over the weekend, I’m sure. Here in the United States, at least, the “any-holiday-is-an-excuse-for-a-party” crowd has integrated Halloween, along with Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, and Cinco de Mayo into wide-ranging opportunities for themed revelry. The news this week has been a bit crazy as well, though certainly not alcohol-fueled. There was a lot of important news and narrowing it down to just five was thought-provoking yet ultimately rewarding. Here then, are the five top pieces of news you shouldn’t miss this week.