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The IEC Symposium held on June 2nd, in Toronto, Ontario featured presentations from key suppliers including Orbotech, Eternal and ITEQ. Over 40 attendees from 15 Canadian circuit board manufacturers nationally were represented and received leading edge product knowledge and technology road map insights from these leading organizations.
International Electronic Components Inc. (IEC) is a leading sales and service provider of consumables used in the North American printed circuit board market and will celebrate 50 successful years in 2016. IEC USA was founded by Shawn Stone and Chuck Williams in 1998. Key products include chemistry, dry films, copper clad laminates, prepreg materials and machinery.
IEC is pleased to announce the addition of ITEQ to their product lines, with exclusivity across the North American market.
ITEQ is a leading manufacturer of copper clad laminate globally and is based in Taiwan. ITEQ stands for innovation, teamwork, excellence and quality, and has been in business since 1997, with five manufacturing sites based in Taiwan and China. The IEC- ITEQ partnership will enable North American PCB suppliers to receive leading edge supply chain capabilities for copper clad laminates going forward. For more information contact www.iteq.com.tw.
In addition, IEC is excited to announce two major product launch programs to North American featuring Orbotech and Eternal.
Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: ORBK) is a global innovator of enabling technologies used in the manufacture of the world's most sophisticated consumer and industrial products throughout the electronics and adjacent industries. The Company is a leading provider of yield enhancement and production solutions for electronics reading, writing and connecting, used by manufacturers of printed circuit boards, flat panel displays, advanced packaging, micro-electro-mechanical systems and other electronic components. Virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using Orbotech systems. For further information, visit www.orbotech.com.
Orbotech provided comprehensive product training to symposium participants on key product lines to including features and benefits to automation of current production processes to enhance quality, reduce cost and improve reliability and consistency of production processes.
Eternal was started in 1964 and is headquartered in Taiwan. It is the number one global supplier of dry film resists to the printed circuit industry, employing about 4,200 people worldwide with annual sales of $3.7 Billion. Products include synthetic resins, specialty chemicals, electronic materials, optical electronic materials, and green energy material. The state of the art dry film manufacturing facility in Richmond, Virginia currently blends, coats, slits, packages and supplies the North American market. Eternal has recently launched state of the art direct imaging dry film photo resist technology in North America. For further information contact www.eternal-group.com.