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Insulectro Announces CAC, inc.'s Acquisition of ABC Assets from Oak Mitsui

October 18, 2017

 

Insulectro, the largest distributor of materials for use in the printed circuit board and printed electronics industries, has announced its supplier CAC, Inc., manufacturer of CAC (copper-aluminum-copper), has acquired the assets used to manufacture ABC (aluminum-bonded-copper) and sheeted copper foil. Both CAC and ABC feature Oak Mitsui’s electrodeposited copper foil attached to one or both sides of a pristine aluminum separator in a cleanroom and are used to improve throughput and copper surface quality in the creation of multilayer printed circuit boards. [more]

Insulectro Names Andrew Eskander Field Application Engineer

September 22, 2017

 

Insulectro has announced the hiring of Andrew Eskander as Field Application Engineer for the company’s southwestern region. Eskander is a graduate of California State Polytechnic University from which he holds a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has held many Electrical Designer and Engineer positions including stints at Panasonic Avionics, C&D Zodiac, AudioVisions, Murrietta Circuits and most recently at Pioneer Circuits in Santa Ana, CA, where he was a Front End Engineer and Senior Quality Assurance Engineer.  He will focus on new and existing PCB and PE accounts throughout the southwest as part of Insulectro’s focus in bringing new game-changer products to the ever-evolving technology marketplace. [more]

Insulectro Advances Signal Integrity Product Arsenal at PCB West

September 11, 2017

 

IInsulectro has announced its plan to speak directly to PCB fabricator’s greatest challenge – signal integrity – during the PCB West show at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Northern California (September 12-14). Insulectro can be found in space #615 during the Exhibition on Wednesday, September 13 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. [more]

 

Insulectro Inks Deal to Distribute DuPont Electronic Inks for In-Mold Applications

September 10, 2017

 

Insulectro, the largest distributor of materials for use in Printed Circuits Boards (PCB) and Printed Electronics, is entering into a deal to distribute DuPont conductive inks for in-mold electronics (IME). [more]

Insulectro Completes Move to New Mega Distribution Center in San Jose

July 6, 2017

 

Insulectro has completed the move of its Silicon Valley branch operation from Mountain View to San Jose, CA, a move that puts its warehouse closer to its customers for better service. [more]

Insulectro Hires Megan Teta as East Coast Field Application Engineer

June 20, 2017

 

Insulectro has hired Megan Teta as a Field Application Engineer (FAE) for its east coast operation. “I am pleased today to announce Megan Teta has joined the Insulectro family,” commented Ken Parent, Vice President of Sales and Product Management. “Megan comes to us with a solid background in the manufacture of PCBs in North America. She thoroughly understands the PCB fabricators and already has strong relationships with management, engineers, and operators in our customer base." [more]

Insulectro Adds DuPont Pyralux® Laminates to the Ready-to-Ship PumaFast™ Inventory Program

April 25, 2017

 

Insulectro has just added popular constructions of DuPont’s flexible laminates to its PumaFast™ stocking inventories. Effective immediately, certain Pyralux® materials will be integrated into Insulectro’s new stocking program that ensures frequently used materials are readily available to fabricators. Announced last month, the PumaFast™ program stocks the Heart of the Range laminates and prepregs based on customer demands. The added DuPont materials include Pyralux® AP, Pyralux® LF, Pyralux® FR, and DuPont™ Interra™ HK04J. [more]

Insulectro Hires Industry Sales Veteran Bill Linse as Technical Account Manager

October 18, 2016

 

Insulectro has hired industry sales veteran Bill Linse as Technical Account Manager.  “I am pleased today to announce Bill Linse has joined the Insulectro family,” commented Ken Parent, Vice President of Sales and Product Management. “Bill has had a remarkable career in selling PCB materials for over thirty years. He is well-known throughout the PCB industry and enjoys a stellar reputation among customers. I feel extremely fortunate that Bill has come on board. Insulectro, our suppliers, and our customers will benefit from both his experience and his expertise.” [more]

Oak Mitsui Expands Partnership Naming Insulectro Exclusive Distributor of all ABC and Copper Foils

May 18, 2016

 

Oak-Mitsui™, the market leader in and only domestic manufacturer of copper foil for the printed circuit board market, and Insulectro , the largest supplier of advanced materials for use in the PCB and printed electronics, are proud to announce an expanded strategic partnership adding Oak Mitsui’s proprietary ABC (aluminum bonded copper) to Insulectro’s premier product portfolio including CAC (copper aluminum copper).  By leveraging their bicoastal manufacturing locations, ABC will continue to manufacture its bonded product in Hoosick Falls, NY and Insulectro will continue to manufacture CAC at its facility in Lake Forest, CA. The complete line of Oak-Mitsui copper foils, on CAC and ABC, will be available in Insulectro’s inventory by June 17, 2016. [more]

 

Insulectro Hires Industry Vet Chris Hrusovsky as VP of Sales for Chemistry

March 15, 2016

 

Insulectro, the largest distributor of materials for use in the Printed Circuits Boards (PCB) and Printed Electronics industries, has announces the hiring of industry leader Chris Hrusovsky as VP of Sales for Chemistry [more].

 

Insulectro Brings Power Chats to Booth at IPC Apex Expo 2016

March 14, 2016

 

Insulectro, the largest distributor of materials for use in the printed circuit board and printed electronics industries, has announced it will repeat its successful 13.5 minute power chats during this year’s IPC APEX EXPO at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 15 – 17, 2016.

The Insulectro Power Chats, branded ipc@IPC, will provide details on many new products, processes and services that Insulectro plans to introduce in 2016. [more]

 

 

Insulectro Debuts Shikoku New Chemistry Supplier at 2016 IPC Apex Expo in las Vegas

March 3, 2016

 

Insulectro, a leading supplier of materials for use in the PCB and printed electronics industries, will introduce a new supplier, Shikoku Chemicals Corporation, at IPC APEX EXPO to augment its highly successful chemistry line. [more]

 

Insulectro Leverages One Source Distribution for Printed Electronics at IDTECHEX Show

November 11, 2015

 

Insulectro, a leading distributor of materials for use in the PCB and printed electronics industries, will exhibit at IDTECHEX’s Printed Electronics World 2015 conference held next week, November 18-19, in Santa Clara, CA. After its first successful year in PE, Insulectro has formalized deals with leading suppliers such as DuPont, Chromaline, Coveme, and Kodak to sell conductive inks, substrates, and consumables.

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Insulectro, Oak-Misui, CAC, Inc. Create Landmark Partnership

June 23, 2015

 

Insulectro, a leading supplier of materials for use in the PCB and printed electronics industries, announced a breakthrough partnership to supply world-class performance copper foils manufactured by Oak-Mitsui throughout North America. Beginning in July, Insulectro will provide copper foil manufactured by Oak-Mitsui for the PCB outer-layer market requirements. This strategic move will provide long-term sustainable domestic foil to PCB fabrication customers.In addition, CAC, Inc. will now manufacture its CAC (Copper-Aluminum- Copper) bonded product with Oak-Mitsui copper Foil. CAC products will continue to be distributed through its global distribution partners, including Insulectro. [more]

 

American Standard Circuits Attains UL Approval for Isola's I-Tera Laminate and Prepreg Family

May 6, 2015

 

American Standard Circuits, a leading manufacturer of quality rigid, metal-backed, flex, and rigid-flex printed circuit board, had obtained UL approval for the I-Tera laminate and prepreg family, which includes I-Tera MT, a very low-loss laminate engineered for high-speed digital applications made by Isola. [more]

Insulectro OEM Tech Summit Standing Room Only in Silicon Valley

April 28, 2015

 

Insulectro, a leading supplier of materials for use in the PCB and printed electronics industries, presented its first Technical Summit for 2015 to a capacity crowd Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in its Mountain View, CA location. With over 60 guests in attendance represented, the OEM Tech Summit focused on new high performance PCB materials from Isola, a world-class laminate supplier (isola-group.com). [more]

Freedom CAD Aligns with Insulectro

April 28, 2015 | Barry Matties, I-Connect007

 

While on the show floor of IPC APEX EXPO 2015, I sat down with Ken Parent of Insulectro for a quick chat about the strategic alliance that Insulectro is pursuing with Freedom CAD. Ken explained to me how this new strategic effort is working, and what it means for customers—and OEMs. [more]

Product Specialist Jeff Parker Joins Insulectro Printed Electronics

April 24, 2015

 

Insulectro, a leading distributor of materials for use in the printed circuit board and printed electronics industries, has announced the hiring of Jeff Parker as Product Specialist for its Printed Electronics, (PE) business. Last year, Insulectro announced its entry in the PE Industry by focusing its long time PCB industry sales veteran Kevin Miller as general manager of this new enterprise. Mr. Parker will report to Mr. Miller. [more]

Insulectro and CAC Qualify New High Performance Copper Foils

April 15, 2015

 

Insulectro, a leading supplier of materials for use in the PCB and Printed Electronics industries, announces new sources of high performance copper foil from supplier CAC Inc. to the PCB marketplace. Providing additional selections of copper allows fabricators to embrace the new opportunities presented by technology. [more]

 

6 New Products Totally Unique to the PCB Industry Distributed by Insulectro

April 15, 2015

 

Insulectro, a leading supplier of materials for use in the PCB and Printed Electronics industries, is distributing six new products that are virtually without competition in the PCB marketplace. The products, which range from laminates to drill room materials, symbolize how PCB suppliers are keeping up with the OEM demands of thinner, faster, better. [more]

Insulectro Hosts “Isola High-Speed Digital Product” Technical Summit

April 9, 2015

 

Insulectro, a leading supplier of materials for use in the PCB and printed electronics industries, announces it will hold a Technical Summit in their Mountain View, CA branch on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The Summit follows Insulectro’s tradition of similar “standing room only” events in Lake Forest, CA; Minneapolis, MN; and Manchester, NH over the past year. This first Insulectro Tech Summit for 2015 will focus exclusively on high speed digital products from longtime PCB laminate supplier Isola (isola-group.com) with key topics presented by Isola and Insulectro experts.

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LCOA Announces Conformat Conformal Drill Layer at APEX

February 19, 2015

 

LCOA (Laminating Company of America) a leading manufacturer of backup and entry materials used in the fabrication of printed circuit boards has announced a new conformal product compatible with its PCB line of “backup” materials. Conformat, manufactured in the USA, by industry leader LCOA, joins a family of revolutionary backup and entry products that are the mainstay in today’s drill rooms of leading PCB fabricators. Other drill backup offerings include SlickBack® lubricated backup, Spectrum Gold Plus,  StarBoard, and melamine backup. [more]

New Warehouse in Minneapolis, MN for Insulectro Branch

February 17, 2015

 

Insulectro, a leading supplier of materials for use in the printed circuit board and printed electronics industries, is finalizing the purchase of a 40,000 square-foot commercial building in the Eden Prairie suburb of Minneapolis, MN. [more]

Insulectro Brings Power Chats to Booth at APEX

February 13, 2015

 

Insulectro, a leading distributor of materials for use in the printed circuit board and printed electronics industries, has announced it will repeat its successful 13.5 minute power chats during this year’s IPC APEX EXPO at the San Diego Convention Center, February 24-26, 2015. The Insulectro Power Chats, branded ipc@IPC, will provide details on many new products, processes and services that Insulectro plans to introduce in 2015.

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New PCB, PE Materials Featured at APEX

February 10, 2015

 

Insulectro, a leading supplier of materials for use in the printed circuit board industry, plans to roll-out several new products for both the PCB materials market and for the Printed Electronics market at this year’s IPC APEX EXPO at the San Diego Convention Center, February 24 through 26, 2015. [more]

Mike Gemanis Named Insulectro Field Application Engineer

January 29, 2015

 

Insulectro, a leading distributor of materials for use in the printed circuit board and printed electronics industries, has announced the hiring of Mike Gemanis as Field Application Engineer for the company’s Silicon Valley region. Gemanis is a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt (CSSMBB) and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from San Jose State University. He will focus on new and existing PCB and PE accounts throughout California’s Silicon Valley as part of Insulectro’s focus in bringing new game-changer products to the ever-evolving technology marketplace. [more]

 

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