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ITEQ Corp., a Taiwan-based manufacturer of high-performance copper clad laminate (CCL) materials used for the fabrication of printed circuit boards (PCBs), has posted sales of NT$2.2 billion ($72.35 million at $1=NT$30.45) for July, down by 13% from the previous month and by 25.4% year-on-year (YoY).
For January to July, ITEQ posted total sales of NT$18.12 billion ($595.18 million), down by 2% compared with the same period last year.
Christopher Bonsell, Chemcut
When it comes to obtaining high-quality images, many different factors come into play. Typically, most of these factors come down to your imaging equipment and cleanroom; however, there are factors involved in the etching process that can affect the quality of your image. Here are five steps to ensure your etching process is optimized for the best image quality.
Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
I recently met with Daniel Thau, CEO of Millennium Circuits Limited, at PCB West. This Pennsylvania-based PCB distributor has been on an expansion path lately, so I asked Daniel to introduce us to MCL and explain where the company is headed. As Daniel says, it’s all about impacting the world in a positive way.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
For the past two years, EIPC’s Technical Snapshot series has kept us extremely well-informed on developments in printed circuit materials and manufacturing technologies. But what is currently happening in the global PCB market, and how is Europe and the rest of the world affected by the current world situation? The 19th chapter (coincidentally on Oct. 19) in the series gave us a privileged opportunity to find out, as two leading industry analysts presented their observations and opinions in a webinar introduced and moderated by EIPC technical director Tarja Rapala-Virtanen.