Organizing Materials Differently at Ventec

March 29, 2023 | Pete Starkey, I-Connect007

At a recent industry conference, technical editor Pete Starkey caught some time with Ventec’s Mark Goodwin and Didier Mauve. In this conversation, Mark and Didier discuss Ventec’s work to curate their product offerings into functional categories based on function and target application. The pair also share their thinking on markets which they see as driving material development work. When material performance becomes an integral part of the PCB’s performance specifications, the traditional way of categorizing materials may not do the job.

A Quantic Leap into Foils and Embeddeds With John Andresakis

March 29, 2023 | Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine

Andy Shaughnessy talks with John Andresakis about how the merger of resistive foil technologies from Ohmega and Ticer has evolved under the new ownership of Quantic. Andresakis also shares how these materials are finding new applications, especially in the embedded component application space, as the company reaches out to the new generation of PCB designers and design engineers.



In last month's column, this author framed up the initial challenges for the PWB fabricator to be successful in producing IC substrates to support advanced packaging. In this month’s feature, the author will explore two...

It’s Only Common Sense: It Never Hurts to Ask for Help

March 27, 2023 | Dan Beaulieu, DB Management

When you just can’t make any headway with a customer, have exhausted all your own resources and ideas, and don’t feel that you have another move left in you, it’s time to call for help. Time to send the flares up and...

The Big Picture: A New Globalization

March 20, 2023 | Mehul Davé, Linkage Technologies

Globalism—the ideology behind globalization that has formed the foundation for increasing interconnectedness and integration amongst different countries and cultures—is currently facing a range of threats. Today, due to...

Punching Out: Selling a Business vs. Selling a Board

March 14, 2023 | Tom Kastner, GP Ventures, Ltd.

Over the years, you became an expert at selling products, so much so that it became second nature. Now, it is time to sell the business, and suddenly you are feeling uncomfortable. Many owners become educated by experiencing...

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  • Preparing for a New Normal in Logistics with Mark Goodwin and Alun Morgan
  • A Goal of Higher Technology with Matt Stevenson
  • Invested in Growth with Anaya Vardya
  • Bigelow: Bullish on Fab’s Future with Peter Bigelow
  • Organizing Materials Differently with Didier Mauve and Mark Goodwin
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