September 26, 2012
Semblant Launches Semblant Plasma Finish (SPF) Premier Partner Program
Stevenage Circuits Ltd. offers Semblant Plasma Finish to address growing OEM demand for PCB surface finish advancements
Chandler, AZ -- Semblant Ltd. today announced it has launched its SPF Premier Partner Program. The new program was created to connect global OEM demand for Semblant Plasma Finish (SPF) to printed circuit board (PCB) fabricators offering this surface finish process. The program matches SPF’s corrosion protection and RF performance benefits with PCB fabs producing PCBs for OEMs in high-reliability or high-volume product segments. The program facilitates quick-turn evaluation, prototyping and production for military-aerospace, industrial, automotive, medical, mobile, enterprise and consumer networking and computing OEMs.
• UK based PCB fabricator Stevenage Circuits Ltd. (SCL) has joined the program as a premier partner. SCL is one of Europe’s largest and most advanced PCB manufacturing sites servicing OEMs in over 40 countries in communications, mil-aero, and medical segments.
• Semblant's patented plasma surface finish (SPF) provides unmatched PCB corrosion protection against creep corrosion and environmental pollutants, extends PCB shelf life, and improves RF performance.
• Unlike other finishes, SPF can be applied to any metal finish including copper, silver, or gold, enhancing the properties of the underlying metal or eliminating their associated shortcomings altogether. SPF on copper maximizes PCB cost-performance and can replace expensive and hazardous metal plating processes.
Rob Brown, Stevenage Circuits managing director
• "SCL are proud to deliver continuous improvements in PCB reliability and RF performance through the deployment of Semblant's SPF surface finish. Our clients' products are mainly in high reliability applications. And Semblant's partner program allows us to offer them increased PCB performance through the application of the most advanced surface finish in the market."
Steve McClure, Semblant vice president of worldwide sales and marketing
• "We are excited to launch the SPF Premier Partner Program as the global ecosystem for the industry's most advanced PCB surface finish. We are now able to match unprecedented OEM demand for Semblant Plasma Finish (SPF) with world-class PCB fabs already servicing these high-reliability, high-performance and high-volume segments."
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