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December 11, 2019 

The CPCA and China’s Electronic Circuit Industry: Past and Future

Wang Longji, CPCA

Wang Longji is the honorary secretary-general of the China Printed Circuit Association. He is a senior engineer and an industry leader and used to be the production manager of the first imported PCB manufacturing line in China. Mr. Wang is also a well-known child actor and a “national treasure;” one of his most famous characters was San Mao in “The Winter of Three Hairs.”

“If you want to have great achievements, you need to end your anxiety first.” I often wonder: what is the purpose of living in this world? What is the meaning of human life? After thinking seriously about it, I realize that the meaning of life is to constantly encounter difficulties on the way and solve them... More >

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Better to Light a Candle: Chapter Five—2020 Reprise of MTU PCB Course

Marc Carter, Independent Contractor

Editor’s Note: This column is part of a series on the university course in PCB manufacturing at Michigan Technological University (MTU). Marc will chronicle the progress of this class, interview the guest lecturers, introduce the students, etc.

My first column announced the plan and startup of the spring 2019 PCB fabrication course. In the second update, I shared thoughts of some of the students participating in getting this effort started... More >

Pluritec Takes Industry 4.0 to the Next Level

Pete Starkey, I-Connect007

During productronica 2019, the I-Connect007 Editorial Team met with some of the industry's top executives, managers, and engineers.

In this video interview, part of the productronica coverage, the I-Connect007 team speaks with Nicola Doria, president and CEO of Pluritec.

Editor Pete Starkey and Doria discuss some of the changes that have taken place at Pluritec over the past few years, from focusing on drilling and routing machines to becoming a company that provides an entire process solution, not just a machine. Doria explains why Pluritec has partnered with a variety of companies recently to help make this plan a reality... More >


The Printed Circuit Designer's Guide to...Executing Complex PCBs
Designing a complex circuit board today can be a daunting task. In this book the PCB design team from Freedom CAD share real-world examples that can help designers sharpen their game, from the planning stages and schematic capture through documentation and successful data handoff. Download a free copy!
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