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As experts in the manufacture and assembly of printed circuit boards, we work to make our blog a helpful resource on PCB topics and the industries that we work with, including automotive, consumer electronics, aerospace and many more. Here you'll find insights into PCB design, tech trends, assembly issues, and trending topics in the general news media as they relate to printed circuit board technology.

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Tag Archives: Printed Circuit Boards

Printed Circuit Boards and Drones in Military Use

You’ve read about them everywhere and you may have even seen a few in the sky near your home. Drones are growing in popularity among average consumers, but for now their usage is limited to photography and videography and little … Continue reading

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Potential Trends Found at PCB West 2014

The PCB West Conference & Exhibition, a major tradeshow for the printed circuit board design and manufacturing industry, took place in Santa Clara, California, at the beginning of September. PCB West is a great place for manufacturers and designers to … Continue reading

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New Smartphone Components Lead to Printed Circuit Board Improvements

  Every year, new smartphones and portable devices hit the market promising to take customers to the next level in terms of functionality and features. This is most notable for consumers when they hold and use their new devices, but … Continue reading

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Is Robotics Replacing the “Human Element” for Printed Circuit Boards?

  Although robotics is undoubtedly helping advance society and unlock new possibilities with technology, there is a debate taking place about whether or not this is a good thing. The question arises when manufacturing printed circuit boards, as more and … Continue reading

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What Recent Vehicle Recalls Say about Printed Circuit Boards

You hear the story every so often on the news that a major automobile manufacturer is recalling vehicles due to an unforeseen malfunction that can make the car unsafe. From faulty accelerators to headlights that short circuit, there are many … Continue reading

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Recycling Printed Circuit Boards in the Future

According to an article by The Guardian, there were more than 1.8 billion mobile phones purchased worldwide in 2013. However, it is projected that only three percent of these devices will be recycled. Whether consumers are opting to just throw … Continue reading

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DIY Electronics Projects Using Printed Circuit Boards

  They say that necessity is the mother of invention. However, some of the greatest steps forward in society have been taken when things are discovered accidentally. It is a thrill for students, hobbyists and professionals to tinker with their … Continue reading

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Batteries and Printed Circuit Boards for Next-Gen Products

  As a consumer, you know how frustrating it is seeing your computer or phone battery drop and not being able to get through an entire day without your charger. This frustration could be a thing of the past, however, … Continue reading

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New Materials Ahead for Printed Circuit Board Production

When it comes to different materials available to engineers in the electronics industry, silicon has emerged as a clear leader. However, as products get smaller and more powerful, each printed circuit board is being asked to do the same while … Continue reading

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Are Sound Wearables Next for Printed Circuit Boards?

Over the past couple of years a lot of progress has been made in the field of wearable technology. While new products like watches and health monitors are coming onto the market every few months, not much has been announced … Continue reading

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