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Taiwan-based Compeq Manufacturing Co. Ltd has reported unaudited sales of NT$6.9 billion ($248.85 million at $1:NT$27.76) for December, up by 23.5% from December of last year, and by 1.2% from the previous month.
For 2021, Compeq—a manufacturer of HDI, rigid-flex PCBs, and flex PCBs—registered total sales of NT$63.05 billion ($2.27 billion), 4.2% higher year-on-year.
02/04/2022 | Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
The last time I was in this space, we were busy preparing for our extensive coverage of IPC APEX EXPO, so now I have the honors of compiling the news from the week following the event. We often use the phrase “busy news week” in these compendiums, but this week I have metrics—25% more news items published this week at I-Connect007 than our weekly average. All the more reason to read the website newsfeeds and newsletters, but also all the more reason for me to bring you the best of the best from the past week.
03/05/2021 | Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
A perennial and yet irregular category on the popular game show Jeopardy is “potpourri.” My dad, as I was growing up, pronounced the word as “pot-poury.” It wasn’t until I was a sophomore in college that my girlfriend’s mom—who had a penchant for a soupcon of French euphemism in her tête-à-têtes—pronounced the word properly: “po-pu-ree.” Such are the risks of growing up just a bit rural.
01/29/2021 | Andy Shaughnessy, I-Connect007
This week, we have a variety of news and articles to share, and it’s all positive. We have a new president, and he’s pledging to help American businesses. December PCB sales were up 4.5% over the same period a year ago. Atotech is just about ready to launch an IPO. Sunstone has tweaked its free CAD tool, PCB123, to make it even easier for designers to receive their Gerber files. And columnist John Watson breaks down what we all learned during the chaos that was 2020.