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This week, Harald Kutzias, Technical Service Engineer from Taiyo Europe, discuss some of the latest technical trends in Europe as it relates to solder masks and HDI.
This week, Greg Dawson, Logistics Manager from Taiyo America, discuss the many challenges of supply chain management.
This week, Bob White, Human Resource Manager from Taiyo America, discuss the challenges of keeping, hiring, and managing a workforce during the COVID pandemic.
This week, David Brooks, Accounting Manager from Taiyo America, discuss the global economy in general.
This week, Bob MacRae, Eastern Regional Sales Manager from Taiyo America, discuss what is he seeing from his customer base and what is driving the industry.
This week, Don Monn, Midwestern Regional Sales Manager from Taiyo America, discuss what is keeping his territory in Midwest going.
This week, EC Choi, IC Packaging Marketing Manager from Taiyo America, discuss what are some of the key technologies that OEMs are look for when they talk to Taiyo.
This week, Stuart Down, European Sales Manager from Taiyo America, discuss our growth in European market, partnership with Ventec, and his point of view about the future of European market.
This week, Clay McElhany, Operations Manager from Taiyo America, discuss how he faced the challenges of the supply chain and got Taiyo America back to a full warehouse of raw materials and finished goods.
This week, Jesse Session, Technical Manager from Taiyo America, discuss what are the differences in the various digital solder mask formats (DI, LDI and Inkjet).
This week, Yuya Suzuki, IC Packaging Marketing Manager from Taiyo America, discuss some of the new products he is promoting to OEMs in Silicon Valley.
This week, John Fix, Manager & Director of Sales and Marketing from Taiyo America, discuss what is going on with the latest trends in high-performance solder mask.
Taiyo America would like to make an announcement about attending PCB West 2022 Conference & Exhibition which will be held in Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, on October 5th, 2022.
We celebrated Taiyo America’s milestone together in person on August 5th, 2022, with our special guest, Mr. Saito who oversees Taiyo America as a Vice President and Chief Executive Officer (Electronics Company) from Taiyo Holdings Co., Ltd. in Japan. Due to the pandemic and travel restrictions, we were not able to gather in person to have a celebration event in 2020. We waited 2 years to make this event happen!
Each month, we will highlight an teammember here at Taiyo America, share a little of their background, what motivates them outside of the organization, and what they love most about their experience with Taiyo. This month, meet Sonja Crim, our Senior Customer Service Representative.
Compared to the year 2000, when printed circuit boards with a total value of 4.5 billion euros were still produced in Europe, the total market in 2020 shows a shrinkage of more than 67%. The European printed circuit board market shrank again by 12,2% in 2020. The total market is currently estimated at Euro 1.550 billion.
People tell me if you want to know what is happening in Europe when it comes to our industry the person to go to is Alun Morgan. Alun is not only the Technology Ambassador for Ventec Great, he is also the president of The European Institute of the PCB Community. (EIPC), which to me means that he truly is the guy with his finger on the pulse of the European PCB community and as you will soon see a true industry legend as well. Enjoy
Looking into new car registrations in Europe shows some interesting facts, that should not come as a surprise to any of us. The Electric vehicles (ECV) and Hybrids (HEV) are quickly gaining market share over the long-established diesel- and petrol-powered cars.
Taiyo continues to expand in the Europe market! So it only made sense that we brought on an expert in the industry. Learn more about our Sales Manager Frank-Ralf Mayer.
The European Printed Circuit Board (PCB) market services a variety of end markets such as industrial equipment, aerospace, medical and automotive. All these markets have some special requirements to fulfill. The article reviews all four.
We are proud to announce that Taiyo America will be taking part in American Standard Circuit’s Wednesday Webinar Series featuring Taiyo’s Regional Sales Manager Don Monn.
Taiyo will be presenting during the Exhibitors New Product Presentations on March 9, 2021 at 11AM and again at 4PM PST where and will be revealing three new major innovations in solder mask production that are guaranteed to solve your thermal management issues as well as significantly reduce excess waste caused by traditional solder mask application.
When it comes to printed circuit boards (PCBs), the Aerospace industry always demands the highest technical performance, reliability, and extreme environmental tolerance. Taiyo's solder mask continues to meet each of these requirements.
John Fix gives the readers insight in to what to except from Taiyo-America in 2021
At Taiyo America we make Solder mask. Solder mask goes on circuits boards and circuit boards go into cars; a lot of circuit boards go into cars these days. Years ago, not many boards were used for the automotive industry. Back in the day, I lived and breathed cars, spending many hours “under the hood” rebuilding engines, doing brake jobs or any other repair that could be accomplished in the driveway.
Chris Kalmus has been in the PCB industry so long there barely was an industry when he started. Always an outspoken advocate (and sometimes critic) or our industry, Dan Beauleiu thought it would be fun to have a chat with Chris and get his thoughts about the current state of our business.
To understand the evolution of the flexible printed circuit board, one must look more closely at the evolution of electricity. What is interesting here is that before the printed circuit board became rigid, the vast majority of carrier materials for wires and circuits were flexible.
Don Monn was interviewed for the October 2020 edition of PCB007 Magazine.
Taiyo America, Inc. is pleased to announce the establishment of corporate venture fund “Taiyo CVC Fund” through a partnership with venture capital corporation Pegasus Tech Ventures in Silicon Valley.
The founder and owner of Photo Chemical Systems, Preston Averette, will be missed.
John Fix gives an overview of what's to come in the 4th quarter of 2020 from Taiyo America.
Over the last several weeks I have received a lot of inquiries related to flexible products, including our FLEXFINER photoimageable coverlay dry film. The advantages of dry film are well known; the ease of use/handling, flatness control, tenting capabilities and uniform thickness control.
Mrs. Kate Han has joined the Taiyo team as technical sales engineer for the Western Region of the United States, effective July 1, 2020.
The Taiyo family is saddened by the loss of a very special man and colleague, Chris Liu. After over 26 years of mutual respect in business and friendship, Chris will be sorely missed and never forgotten. Chris was 71 years old and is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.
Taiyo America's Yuya Suzuki, marketing manager for IC packaging materials, talks with Nolan Johnson and Dan Feinberg about the challenges with soldering due to shrinking components and how Taiyo's R&D work around smaller filler sizes and increased planitary has been preparing them for the future of solder mask.
Taiyo America, Inc. is pleased to announce Mr. Frank-Ralf Mayer as European sales manager, effective March 1, 2020.
Würth Elektronik CBT, one of the leading PCB manufacturers in Europe, and Taiyo America are excited to announce that inkjet solder mask is in production.
When I first entered the PCB industry, Photoimageable solder masks had already been introduced –dry film solder masks (DFSM) and they were quickly becoming the choice for designs if registration was too tight for conventional screen print.
Taiyo America Inc., a subsidiary of Taiyo Holdings Co. Ltd, has opened a new office in Silicon Valley, USA.
Takuji “Zach” Maekawa has been appointed as the new president of Taiyo America. His impressive qualifications and dimension as an executive leader will elevate Taiyo into another stratosphere.
Debut column from Bob MacRae. Bob plans to focus on his perspective of past, present and future trends in processes used in our industry; so, stay tuned!
Columnist Don Monn gives his updates from his experiences at two recent conferences.
Taiyo America, Inc. has appointed Keiichiro (Kaye) Miyazawa to the position of new business development manager, effective January 25, 2019. He will be based at Taiyo America’s headquarters in Carson City, Nevada, USA.
Taiyo America, Inc. has appointed Tadahiro Miyoshi to the position of product development manager. Tadahiro will be responsible for coordinating global technical activities and developing new products as identified by the sales staff and company management.
Dr. Yuya Suzuki has been named to the position of IC Packaging Marketing Manager.
Taiyo America Inc. has recently appointed Sang Lam to the position of technical service engineer. Sang comes to Taiyo with sixteen years of industrial experience (13 years laboratory and 3 years business) with about half of those laboratory years in liquid crystal and polymer formulations.
This expansion is the first step in Taiyo’s plans to expand technical support and new business development.
In an interview published in The PCB Magazine, John Fix talks about his company’s newest direct image and thermal management solder masks.
Linda Merrell is retiring after 22 years in customer service with Taiyo America. Introducing: Alyssa Orellana.
Effective June 6, 2016, Taiyo America Inc.’s Director & COO Tadahiko Hanada has been promoted to the position of President and Director.
In 2007, the United States passed legislation to phase out the manufacture and trade of incandescent light bulbs, the EU following passed similar legislation in 2009. The rest of the world has been following suit creating a huge opening in the lighting market for a technology to fill the gap.
Taiyo America’s Josh Goldberg spent a few minutes with I-Connect007's Pete Starkey at productronica recently for this interview where the discussion explored the broader market for high-performance polymer coatings in the electronics industry.
Taiyo America, Inc. announced that the company has promoted Tadahiko Hanada to Director & COO, effective July 1, 2015.