EIPC Speednews: News from the European PCB Industry

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News from EIPC

- EIPC Workshop "Metallization and Surface Finishes", at Fraunhofer IZM, Berlin, February 17

- Save the date: EIPC Summer Conference Edinburgh, June 9 & 10

News from the UK

- Viking on the move

- Southern Manufacturing returns to FIVE

News from the USA

- Ventec International Group grow US Technical Team with the appointment of Mark Nemecek

- Apple's Iron Grip on Our Smartphone World

- Taiyo, Donnie Monn; Wouldn't you really rather have a "Volkswagen" or Not your father's "Volkswagen"

Semiconductor Industry News

Semiconductor Industry News

- Amazon Enters Semiconductor Business With Its Own Branded Chips

- Altair Semiconductor Expands Global Operations, Opening New R&D Center in Taiwan

- Apple Scales Back Orders For Its iPhones

- Intel acquires Ascending Technologies, an Autopilot Drone Maker

- Multi-Touch Display Features 3D Gesture Control

- Samsung, LG Expand Battlefield to Auto Electronics

- Samsung Puts 3D NAND Production Line in Xi'an Into Full Operation

- ST's Digital Power Amps Promise Clear Audio For Cars

- First WiFi Kiosks set to land on New York's streets

- 2,500 More Wi-Fi Hotspots to rise across India

- In-Building Mobile Data Traffic To See 6-Fold Growth By 2020

- Sweet Tooth? Print Yourself Some Chocolate

News from WECC Members

- News from IPC

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EIPC Technical Snapshot: Supply Chain and Material Price Pressures

04/26/2021 | Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
EIPC’s seventh Technical Snapshot webinar on April 14 was timely and appropriate. In the context of current supply chain issues and material price pressures facing the PCB industry, particularly in Europe, the EIPC team brought together an outstanding group of experts—each a leading authority in his field—to analyse and comment upon the areas of concern and to respond to questions raised by a capacity audience. As Alun Morgan said, “If you don’t use the European supply chain, you won’t have it anymore!”

I-Connect007 Editor’s Choice: Five Must-Reads for the Week

03/26/2021 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
This week, we have a round-up of stories from around the industry, including a Real Time with… IPC APEX EXPO interview with Ventec, an article by Tamara Jovanovic about eliminating “garbage in, garbage out,” a review of an EIPC webinar by Pete Starkey, and news about another trade show going virtual this summer. And last but certainly not least, we bring you our one-minute video salute to all the fantastic people in this industry who we’ve worked with for decades. Enjoy!

Achieving Growth in a Difficult Year: The Benefits of Global Supply Chain Management

03/23/2021 | Real Time with...IPC
Jack Pattie, president of Ventec USA, discusses the growth of the business, the strengthening of the operation, quality system accreditations, the advantages of building close working relationships with OEMs, and how a well-managed global supply chain has overcome some of the challenges and frustrations encountered during the past year.

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