Through our sustainability work, and with our stakeholders, we are working towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with our main contribution being to 9 out of the 17 goals. The Global Goals document, and its targets, will serve as an important guide in our work to further build our sustainability strategy and thus […]
The need arises when one no longer thinks of an object that has a single and simple function, but of objects that are evolving in terms of performance and aesthetic appearance, and they have the ability to perform multiple functions and operations. The most classic example is the mobile phone. It transformed from a single […]
Are there different types of via hole plugging or protection? Are there variants when calling for a ‘plugged’ via? Yes there are. In fact there are seven types of via hole ‘protection’. Some are recommended and some are not, some are necessary for certain technologies, and all have different ‘names’. In this text, we will […]
As features such as blind and buried vias, multilayer HDI stack-ups and high frequency signals become more common, the dielectric materials used in production need to be carefully selected to ensure the PCB operates to its highest potential. Material Producer The material producer refers the company that produces the specific material you want to use, […]
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.
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 variety of applications and have the capability and knowledge to recommend […]
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 […]
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 pattern plating. So you have copper foil […]
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 – […]
NCAB Group Benelux chose to make their NCAB Give Back Day a group activity and helped out in a natural reserve.
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