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Welcome to NCAB Group webinars

NCAB Group offers a variety of webinars in different languages. Here you will find a list of the webinars we run at the moment.

The PCB material and pricing situation

Commodity prices generally stabilized in Q3, albeit at a high level. PCB raw material prices remained high, with increases observed post summer. Recent price pressure mainly reflects supply-demand mismatches resulting from post pandemic growth coupled with remaining material availability issues.

Restriction order of power supply affecting PCB production

The current electricity shortages are affecting manufacturers across virtually all mainland China, with up to 44% of China’s industrial activity affected with many factories introducing mandatory worker vacations to counter the stops in production.

Chinese New Year 2022 – time to prepare

The public Chinese New Year holiday 2022 is January 31st through to February 6th. As this is a national holiday it affects all production in China and Taiwan. We have made a list of a number of proactive measures to think about.

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival & National Day 2021

The Chinese Mid-Autumn festival and National day are upcoming. Since these holidays affect production in China in various degrees, we always prepare action-plans together with our factories to find different ways of working around any disruptions.

Via Hole Design – a cautionary tale

Imagine you are a start-up company. You spent a year designing a product from start to finish. You have built the prototypes; there were some snags along the way but ultimately, the end product is perfect. You’re finally ready for volume production. Once you use multiple suppliers pricing out your bare board, you discover there’s […]

NCAB and the Sustainable Development Goals

  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 […]

HDI - high density interconnect PCBs - design trends

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 […]

Via hole plugging - what is it and when can it be used

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 […]

NCAB Group Interim report Q1 2021

Today NCAB Group presented their Interim report for the first quarter 2021. Message from the CEO: Strong first quarter for NCAB in a turbulent market.

PCB materials - how to make the right choice

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, […]

Alleviate price increases with your PCB designs

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 2020

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.

Applications of PCBs – use field engineering experts on your design

  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 […]

NCAB year-end report 2020

NCAB Group released their year-end report as of today. "Strong end to 2020 and positive trend moving into 2021", says Peter Kruk, CEO NCAB Group.

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