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Managing Editor Andy Shaughnessy and Jason Michaud, VP of sales and marketing for Miraco, discuss the company's flat flex cable, which could replace the flexible circuit in certain situations. Jason explains why the company is happy to offer customers less expensive options, even if it costs them money in the short run.
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Real Time with... IPC APEX 2023: Flex Innovation
02/16/2023 | Real Time with...IPC APEX EXPO
Casey Krueger from MKS Instruments speaks with Andy Shaughnessy about increasing yields and via quality in high-volume production manufacturing. They also discuss innovations in flex and improving the material work surface to increase via quality, and their integration with MKS’ Atotech, a company MKS acquired in 2021.
The Printed Electronics Roundtable, Part 3
10/30/2022 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
We recently conducted a roundtable with a team of printed electronic circuit experts from companies that run the gamut: John Lee and Kevin Miller of Insulectro, Mike Wagner of Butler Technologies, Tom Bianchi of Eastprint, and John Voultos of Sheldahl Flexible Technologies. In this third and final installment of the roundtable, these experts discuss some of the differences and similarities between PEC and traditional PCB processes, the future of printed electronic circuits, and why the best way to learn about this technology is through networking with veterans of this segment who are eager to share their expertise with the next generation.
Real Time with… IPC APEX EXPO 2022: Rigid-Flex Specialists
02/17/2022 | Real Time with...IPC APEX EXPO
As flexible circuit specialists growing their world-wide business, Flexible Circuit Technologies is planning to expand its workforce. Chris Clark, senior applications engineer, discusses the company’s 25% growth in the last year, as well as its new plant in Zhuhai, China, which will focus on rigid-flex circuitry. Chris just joined the company in the past year, but he has spent 31 years in the industry wearing whatever hat was required, and he lays out the company’s plans for the next year.