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Flexible copper-clad laminate (FCCL) maker Taiflex Scientific Co. Ltd has posted consolidated revenues of NT$1.156 billion ($38.1 million) for September 2017, up by 3.47% month-on-month, and an increase of 38.5% year-on-year. Total revenues for the third quarter was NT$3.22 billion ($106.14 million), up by 16% from the previous quarter, and an increase of 32% compared to 3Q2016.
September revenue for the Electronics Materials (EM) segment reached NT$847 million ($27.9 million), up by 1.66% from the previous month. For the third quarter, revenues of the EM business reached NT$2.37 billion ($78.12 million), up by 45.8% from the previous quarter, and by 23.89% compared with the same period last year, amid increasing market demand.
Stig Källman, ERICSSON with Happy Holden, I-CONNECT007
The material toolbox idea first came up when I saw the IPC appendix list for standard 1-ply stack-ups. The idea is to make a very simple bill of materials, specifications and notes, and possibly use the same prepreg/resin in the laminate and in the core.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
ICT technical director Bill Wilkie is well-known for choosing notable venues for Institute of Circuit Technology events, and his choice for this year’s Annual Symposium was the National Motor Museum, located in the village of Beaulieu in the heart of the New Forest, a national park in the county of Hampshire in Southern England. The region is known for its heathland, forest trails and native ponies.
I-Connect007 Editorial Team
For this first issue of Flex007 Magazine, we interviewed John Talbot, president and owner of Tramonto Circuits. Headquartered in metro Minneapolis, Minnesota, Tramonto manufactures flexible and rigid PCBs for a variety of industry segments. Editors Andy Shaughnessy, Patty Goldman and Stephen Las Marias asked John to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the world of flexible circuits, and some of the trends he’s seeing in this market.