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Flexible PCB maker Uniflex Technology saw its net losses narrow to NT$7.97 million ($0.26 million) in the third quarter of 2018, down from NT$49.81 million a year earlier, Digitimes report. Uniflex’ net losses came to NT$223 million for the first three quarters of 2018.
According to Digitimes, handsets will remain the largest application of Uniflex’s FPCB offering this year. The company has reportedly entered the supply chain of Korea-based smartphone brands by supplying NFC (near field communication) FPCBs.
Dennis Fritz, Fritz Consulting
On October 5, 2018, the Department of Defense (DoD) highlighted issues with the release of the 146-page report “Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United States” from President Donald J. Trump.
Barry Matties, I-Connect007
At the EIPC summer conference, I-Connect007 Publisher Barry Matties caught up with Ventec Europe & Americas COO Mark Goodwin, who provided an update on Ventec’s new products, the current state of the company, and how Ventec is shaking things up in the materials marketplace.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
The sun was shining in Dusseldorf as delegates returned to the conference room for the second day of the EIPC 50th Anniversary Conference. There were very few empty chairs—even those who had enjoyed a late networking session in the hotel bar had taken their seats as Paul Waldner opened the proceedings with Session 5, on a theme of future PCB design, material and processes for the PCB supply chain.