Catching up with Prototron Circuits Tucson GM Kim O’Neil

  There are certain companies I like to keep up with, and Prototron Circuits is one of them. I have been talking with Prototron Tucson’s General Manager Kim O’Neil because the company always seems to have a lot going on down there in the desert. This has been an exciting year for Prototron, which has [...]

August 5th, 2017|


In this section you will find all exhibitions and events in which we expose.

August 2nd, 2017|

A Conversation with New Isola Chief Revenue Officer Michael White

  In a recent conference call with Isola’s new Chief Revenue Officer Michael White, I-Connect007 Publisher Barry Matties, and Managing Editor Patty Goldman gained a deeper understanding of the internal reorganization happening right now with Isola and Mike’s plans for Isola’s marketing team. Barry Matties: Michael, I understand your title, chief revenue officer, was created [...]

July 29th, 2017|

14th Electronic Circuits World Convention

  The 14th Electronic Circuits World Convention (ECWC14) got started in Seoul to the usual fanfare after the opening ceremonies of the KPCA 2017 Show. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was conducted by KPCA’s Jung Bong Hong and the representatives of the other WECC members: WECC Secretary General Rex Rozario; Jin Zhangi (CPCA); Alun Morgan (EIPC); Vikram [...]

June 26th, 2017|

Global Impact on European PCB Fabrication: EIPC Summer Conference 2017, Day 2

  Editor's Note: To read "Global Impact on European PCB Fabrication: EIPC Summer Conference 2017, Day 1", click here. The second day saw the conference room full once more, the late networking session in the bar having resulted in no significant casualties, and I was pleased to accept the invitation to moderate the first session, [...]

June 16th, 2017|

EPTE Newsletter: Mixed Sales Data for Taiwanese Circuit Board Industry

Taiwan is the production center for global consumer electronics, and the circuit board production in Taiwan is considered the barometer for the electronics industry. Performance for most of the major printed circuit manufacturers in Taiwan is mixed; there are some bright signs, and there are some areas that need improvement. Business was slow in 2015 [...]

June 1st, 2017|

Global PCB Market Expected to Reach an Estimated $72.6 Billion by 2022

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Growth Opportunities in the Global Printed Circuit Board Market" report to their offering. The global printed circuit board market is expected to reach an estimated $72.6 billion by 2022 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2017 to 2022. The future of [...]

May 27th, 2017|

Material Choices for High-Speed Flexible Circuits

  Abstract High-speed rigid boards have existed for many years, with fluoropolymers being the most common dielectric used. More recently, flexible circuit materials have been developed, and these new products use a variety of polymer (including fluoropolymers) and composite film approaches to allow high-speed flex circuits. This article will provide guidelines on how to compare [...]

May 10th, 2017|

Innovating in the Technology of Stretchable PCBs

  Express Circuits is a long-established PCB fabricator located in Coleshill, near Birmingham in the Midlands of England, specialising in quick-turn complex prototype and small- to medium-volume microvia multilayer and rigid-flex. With the benefit of associate companies focused on design and assembly, Express is recognised for its exemplary customer service and technical support, as well [...]

May 10th, 2017|

MACFEST: Benchmarking a New Solderable PCB Finish

New, innovative manufacturing procedures have been developed by the recently completed project, Manufacturing Advanced Coating for Future Electronics SysTems (MACFEST), which has been funded by several partners and the government’s Innovate UK. The objective of the project was to harness the potential of ionic liquid technology, to be used as a substitute for dangerous and [...]

April 7th, 2017|