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ViTrox officially brings in The Edge Billion Ringgit Club (BRC) Company of The Year for 2021, ViTrox Corporation is well recognized for paying taxes diligently, contributing to Malaysia’s economic development, as well as hiring and nurturing Malaysia’s talent. There were 186 The Edge BRC members this year – a new all-time high – as there were 161 BRC members last year.
ViTrox’s president and CEO Chu Jenn Weng dedicated the win to those who had strived selflessly for the company since its inception in 2000. “This is just the beginning, this award will serve as motivation for us in reaching our goal of becoming the world’s most trusted technology company,” he said.
In 2018 and 2019, ViTrox received 3 prestigious awards by The Edge BRC with the highest returns to shareholders, the highest growth in profit after tax and the highest return in equity over three years in the technology sector.
Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
Ron Preston, vice president of supply chain at Green Circuits, outlines the company’s specific challenges with high-mix work. While the company excels at turning around boards in just a few days, difficulties in supply chain, materials, and staffing remain ever-present. What is to be done and how is Green Circuits working its way through these issues? The answers might surprise you.
Barry Matties and Andy Shaughnessy, I-Connect007
IPC Mexico has been growing for the past few years, and it’s no wonder: Mexico has become a major hub in the world of PCB manufacturing, spurred in part by reshoring as companies pulled work back from China during the pandemic. As the country’s maquiladoras thrived, IPC began expanding the Mexican educational and training operations, and the group recently named Lorena Villanueva as director of IPC Mexico. Andy Shaughnessy and Barry Matties recently spoke with Lorena and IPC Vice President of Education David Hernandez about IPC Mexico’s growth, as well as the office’s plans to provide PCB manufacturers the training resources they need to succeed.
Andy Shaughnessy, I-Connect007
At the SMTA Dallas Expo, Andy Shaughnessy sat down with Miles Moreau of KIC to discuss the company’s latest offering in wave process inspection technology. Miles also explains how KIC’s early focus on automated real-time process monitoring has enabled them to become a leader in Smart factory implementation.