“On behalf of the Laser Focus World Innovators Awards, I would like to congratulate MKS Instruments on their Gold level honoree status,” said Laser Focus World Publisher Paul Andrews. “This competitive program allows Laser Focus World to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products impacting the photonics community this year.”
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Cicor is the first European PCB company to invest in MKS’ latest-generation ESI UV laser drilling technology
[PRESS RELEASE] PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced a sale for the recently introduced ESI® CapStone™ printed circuit board (PCB) laser processing systems to Cicor.
“Our testing and evaluation process for CapStone has been rigorous and extensive”, said Cathay Wu, director, purchasing, Material Division, Compeq. “We have processed thousands of panels over the last few months with the CapStone system. We evaluated the system on a wide range of applications and material stacks, as well as numerous via types and sizes—in both panel and roll-to-roll processes—and achieved excellent yield. CapStone showed significant increases in throughput and savings in cost-per-panel, and has met or exceeded our expectations. We look forward to leveraging CapStone for a number of applications and taking advantage of its throughput and yield to stay competitive in this very demanding market.”
ESI’s New CapStone Flexible PCB Laser Processing Solution Delivers the Highest Via Drilling Throughput in the Industry
[Press Release] CapStone system features recent advances in laser technology and control to double throughput and reduce via drilling costs by 30 percent...
Whether you already have experience with FPC laser processing or are just getting started, I think you will find the information in this eBook helpful. It ’s a “how-to” guide to understanding the options, trade-offs, challenges, and rewards of supplementing your flex circuit production capabilities with laser processing.
Technology News & Highlights Week of April 24, 2018 Discover 5 pieces of news on new technology that the ESI marketing team found especially interesting, exciting or just downright intriguing. [CONTENT WARNING] The following post was written by a marketeer and not one of our super smart laser scientist to proceed at your own risk. Long live lasers!
For industries facing material transformation challenges in production, we apply unique process and engineering expertise to deliver a set of laser-based solutions that extend our customers’ processing capabilities beyond the limitations of mechanical.