Ruwel international is a leading European producer of circuit boards for high reliability applications

Headquartered in Geldern, Germany, RUWEL is the oldest operating PCB producer in Europe and, since 2011, part of the High Reliability Business Unit of the Unumicron Group – one of the global leaders in the PCB industry, with annual revenues close to 2,5 billion USD. RUWEL reserved manufacturing capacity for its clients of its sister company, Unimicron Technology (Kunshan) Corp. in China. While maintaining their company-law structure RUWEL and the high liability branch of production of Unimicron Kunshan are representing the High Reliability Business Unit of the Unimicron Group, which is technically directed by RUWEL. By this RUWEL’s high standard concerning technology and quality is also secured for PCB manufactured in Kunshan, which is warranred by RUWEL.Our strongholds are the Automotive, Industry and Renewable Energy Industry sectors, but we can produce circuit boards for nearly all sectors of technology – from samples through to the high volume production.

We have a profound understanding of the demanding European market, state of the art technology and ability to work closely with our clients on drawing up their budgets and optimising their PCB designs. We deliver rapid prototyping and flexibly produce and deliver highly complex boards to tightest deadlines from our plant in Germany. These capabilities are now uniquely matched by our Kunshan plant’s ability to produce very large volumes at affordable prices, while retaining every bit of the quality required for industry-leading high reliability applications.

In 2013, we reorganised our operations to be more efficient and deliver products with great prices, quickly and reliably. Our ambitious investment program in 2013 and 2014, supported by the Unimicron Group, positions us at the very top of the technology curve. With the completion of all the planned investments, we can once again proudly claim to deliver the highest quality products with unparalleled yield and delivery schedules.

RUWEL’s strategic goal is to be a technology trendsetter with innovations to set the pace for technical progress in Europe and keep quickly transferring the best technology and know-how to Asia. Intensive research and development work is the prerequisite for growth and success of our company.


Internet of Things, Auto Electronics Pushing FPCB Industry Growth

Flexible Printed Circuit Boards Market report, published by Allied Survey, states that the global market is supposed to acquire 27 billion by 2022, raising at a CAGR of 10.4Percent from 2016 To 2022.

Asia-Pacific took over the international market, as to revenue, comprising higher than 46% in 2015, pursued by North America.

FPCBs are regularly used across applications including LCD display screen, smartphone screen, connectivity antennas, and flexible circuitry employed in rechargeable batteries. Surge in demand for consumer electronic wares, increase in interest in Internet of Things (IoT), and adoption of FPCBs in auto applications generate the market enlargement. Further, increase in demand for computerized robots is expected to supply worthwhile opportunities to industry members. Multilayer FPCBs contributed the FPCBs industry, and is supposed to retain this trend within the forecast phase. Still, the rigid-flex FPCBs segment is envisioned to view sizeable increase in the possible future, caused by the lightweight size and minimal power consumption.

Among end user, electronics overpowered the international market in the year 2015, comprising approx. 30% share of the market. Yet, auto electronics is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 10.7%, on account of increase in sales of long lasting gadgets with better efficiency.

Asia-Pacific was the main revenue bestower in 2015, and is supposed to keep its dominance in the foreseeable future, thanks to increase in amount of electronic applications. Likewise, improvements in electronic gadgets and industrial systems are estimated to skyrocket the FPCBs market growth, especially in the Parts of Asia, just like China, Japan, Oceania, and also India.

Flexible PCBs are hugely reliable interconnectivity solutions used by a wide selection of electronic products with elaborate circuitry. Likewise, they provide lots of benefits including high efficiency and reduced system repairs and maintenance. Multilayer FPCBs make up almost 30% of the entire FPCBs market, owing to their resilience and high efficiency. What is more, significant demand for electronics applications and purchaser shift towards compact printing to achieve better efficiency are expected to pump up its consumption in the electronic gadgets, auto, and various other market sectors, states Jeshin Jayamon, Research Expert, Semiconductor & Electronics Research, Allied Survey.

LAMEA is anticipated to grow at the highest CAGR through the analysis period of time, thanks to increase in moveable appliances and surge in the consumption of FPCBs in auto applications. Likewise, technological developments to prevail over power loss troubles in extreme circumstances are anticipated to provide rewarding possibilities for industry players in the near future.

Main Findings Of The Flexible PCB Market

In 2015, multilayer FPCBs ruled the international FPCBs market, on the subject of revenue, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.7Per-cent through the forecast period of time.

Electronic devices led the market, comprising about 30% share in the year 2015.

China was the important shareholder in the Asia-Pacific FPCBs market, comprising approximately 34% in 2015.

The significant players doing business in the FPCB market now utilize new product launch as their preferred tactic to grow their market foothold. The key players profiled in this report consist of NOK Corporation (Nippon Mektron Ltd.), Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI), Fujikura Ltd., Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc., Zhen Ding Technology Holding Limited (ZDT), Nitto Denko Corp., Interflex Co., Ltd., Career Technology, FLEXium Interconnect, Inc., and also ICHIA Technologies Inc.

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