TITLE

A Raw Deal

AUTHOR(S)
BIGELOW, PETER
PUB. DATE
November 2015
SOURCE
Printed Circuit Design & Fab: Circuits Assembly;Nov2015, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the problems faced by electronic industries due to material suppliers which has affected the link of several supply chains. Topics include financial stability of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) fabricators in North America, complications in trends towards laminates, cash flow, decrease in number of suppliers and chemical systems used in the process of several companies.
ACCESSION #
111090665

 

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