There are many articles that have explained the reasoning for the increased pricing, including this one here [Prices of Copper-Clad Laminates Continue to Rise (iconnect007.com)]. We are going to focus on how you can respond, but understanding some of the driving factors to increased price and lead time. One of the biggest impacts to a […]
NCAB Group Annual Report and Sustainability Report for 2020 were published today. Today we published both our Annual report and our Sustainability report for 2020. The sustainability report is in English, and the Annual report is available in English and Swedish.
[This blog post is also available (as PDF:s) in French and Chinese] Have your PCB supplier involved early in the design phase First, let’s discuss a resource like this. At NCAB Group, they are field application engineers (FAEs). The benefit here is an experienced field application engineer will have worked on many PCBs for a […]
Today NCAB Group presented their Interim report for January – September. July – September 2020 Net sales increased by 22% to SEK 536.7 million (439.8). The increase is a result of the acquisitions of Flatfield and Bare Board Group. In USD, net sales increased 34%. Growth excluding acquisitions was -9%, but in line with the […]
[This blog post is also available in German] First let’s discuss the basics when it comes to a typical rigid PCB. During the production process with a rigid PCB, we would image and etch our inner layer cores, laminate them together, drill and plate with Electro Deposited copper (ED copper), and then move on to […]
A number of predominant technical trends are today driving the applications in which PCBs are used. We asked NCAB Group's Chief Operating Officer Chris Nuttall how he views these developments and their impact they may have on the PCB industry.
Jeffrey Beauchamp – Technical / Engineering Manager at NCAB Group USA Jeffrey has been with NCAB since 2003. What are your responsibilities as Technical / Engineering Manager? I am responsible for supporting our customers with technical guidance, mentoring and assisting our team of technicians across North America and qualifying and maintaining our Domestic supplier base. […]
After 17 years as CEO of NCAB Group, Hans Ståhl will retire from his position October 1st and Peter Kruk will be the new CEO as previously announced. We thank Hans for his successful years at NCAB and welcome Peter to his new position. Hans Ståhl has a long career in the PCB business – […]
[This blogpost is also available in German] One example in particular is lighting applications. Found in vehicles, city infrastructure and warehouses, LED lighting is developing into a nuanced application that seeks to bring precise brightness and color for the perfect aesthetic. When it comes to lighting, the PCB can be the difference between a clean […]
MORE ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC: Many businesses and organizations around the world claim that they are striving to achieve sustainability. But what is sustainability work all about in practice and how can businesses get to a point where they are making a real difference? In this issue, we will be discussing this with two specialists […]
This year the Chinese Mid-Autumn festival and National day takes place during the same week; 1st – 7th October. Since these holidays can affect the production in China in various degrees we always prepare action-plans together with our factories to find different ways of working around any disruptions. Together with NCAB Group, plan your […]
[This blog post is also available in German] Soft cost drivers – an important factor That reason is whether your role is managerial, commercial or technical there is a good chance that you have an interest in ensuring that the printed circuit boards you are purchasing, designing or assembling are as efficient as they can […]
[This blog post is also available in German] Here is our sustainability audit process, in brief: Normally it takes two days to complete the full sustainability audit, and one day to do the follow-up audit. Every audit is done on factory site in accordance with a detailed template comprised of six parts: Management System Human […]
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