Custom assembly creates ideal flexible heater solution

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Case Study

Custom assembly created for flexible heater application One of our customers in the biotechnology industry contacted us about a set of simple flexible heaters. The designs were very straightforward, with a heater element and a set of wires for power and temperature control. For all intents and purposes, it seemed like a very standard project. […]

Product development engineers add value to your circuit supplier team

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in Design Tips

It’s time to go to your circuit supplier for quotes on your newest, greatest product. You’re anxious to hear back so an order can be placed and testing can begin. But when you hear back from your supplier, the answer is, “This can’t be built the way it is designed. We must submit a no […]

Flexible circuits power today’s popular wearable devices

Flexible circuits power today’s popular wearable devices

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Industry News

Wearable devices are no longer a fad. Device research and development is growing along with the overall wearables market, as investor support flows into new and established companies. Wearables must be comfortable and affordable, and add value to one’s life in order to be successful. Flexible circuitry provides the electronics and assists in the comfort […]

Create robust, durable overlap ZIF connections on flexible circuits in four steps

Create robust, durable overlap ZIF connections on flexible circuits in four steps

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in Design Tips

Because their design withstands the demands of flexible circuits, Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) connectors are a popular choice for attaching these circuits to other electronics. A ZIF connector is similar to a card edge connector for printed circuit boards (PCBs), but takes into account the specific connection needs of flexible circuits. The most common connector […]

Compelling article about Plant Culture and it’s affect on quality, output and predictability

Compelling article about Plant Culture and it’s affect on quality, output and predictability

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Industry News

In today’s manufacturing environment where it is difficult to find qualified team members, the article below written by Andy Thomson of EchoStar, is more important than ever. Companies that nurture a culture where all employees share in the common goal and all are treated equally on the path to that goal hold a strong advantage […]