It’s always a pleasure to note success and achievement, none more so than when I get the honor of announcing to the PCB industry the latest inductees to the PCB Halls of Fame.
As it has many, many times before, Samsung, the world’s largest electronics company, announced in April that it is expanding.
No, that’s not exactly news, until you look at where it intends to grow: Africa.
And it’s going all in.
Well that didn’t take long.
The ink was barely dry on Bare Board Group’s purchase of Hunter Technology’s printed circuit board fabrication operations before Hunter moved to reacquire the plant. And just like that, BBG’s grand experiment as the only major regional PCB distributor to offer internal manufacturing capability was done.