Streamline Circuits: The Importance of Being a Sales-Driven Organization

Interview between Judy Warner of I-Connect 007 and Sr. Vice President, Tom Doslak For most organizations, a Sales person’s job is to find customers who meet the criteria of their company’s capabilities. We at Streamline instead take a sales-driven approach. We like to seek out and listen to our new customers and their advanced technology…


IPC Classes: Similarities and Differences

Whether just breaking into the advanced printed circuit board industry, or a veteran of rigid, rigid-flex, and flex PCBs who has just been going with the flow, IPC quality Classes for the manufacturing of PCBs might seem foggy. It is obvious that Class 3 is more advanced and therefore more costly than Class 2 but…


How Are Printed Circuit Boards Made?

You need printed circuit boards, or PCBs, for your product to function. But how are these essential components made, and what are they made of? PCB technology is fairly complicated, and you might be curious about how your printed circuit boards are manufactured before they become part of your product. This blog can walk you…


The Different Types of PCB Surface Finishes

As we detailed in our previous blog “An Introduction to the Types of Printed Circuit Boards,” PCBs can be found in a number of objects people use on a day-to-day basis. But for a printed circuit board to function properly, it needs a surface finish. Without this specialized coating, the PCB can’t form the necessary…


The Future of PCB Design and Implementation

In a previous blog article, we talked about some of the most important events in the history of the printed circuit board. We discussed various historical happenings like the invention of printed wires and the patenting of the auto-assembly process. We shouldn’t always keep an eye on the past, however. Looking to the future has its benefits…