Flextronic achieves first European-wide approval for flexible circuits

Circuit World

ISSN: 0305-6120

Publication date: 1 June 2000

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(2000), "Flextronic achieves first European-wide approval for flexible circuits", Circuit World, Vol. 26 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/cw.2000.21726bab.024

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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Flextronic achieves first European-wide approval for flexible circuits

Keywords Flextronic, Multilayers, Flexible circuits

Flextronic Limited is the first company to achieve the new BS EN12300 European-wide approval for multilayer flexible and multilayer flexi-rigid printed circuits and PWBs (printed wiring boards). Chichester-based Flextronic has two UK production plants making flexible printed circuits and assemblies, and is the only UK manufacturer of high volume, low cost flexible circuits on a reel-to-reel manufacturing facility.

Flextronic Limited, which has two manufacturing facilities in Chichester, West Sussex, UK, was established in the mid 1950s and has been manufacturing flexible circuits since 1972. It is the UK's largest manufacturer of flexible circuits and exports approximately 35 percent of its production world-wide. The company holds ISO 9001, BS EN 123000, BS 9760 and MIL-P-50884C types 1, 2, 3 and 4 approvals. It's Reel-to-Reel manufacturing facility is the only plant of its kind in the UK producing fine-line flexible circuits in volume.