PCB Manufacturing Reshoring, Automation, and Sustainability with Alun Morgan
We're joined today by the Technology Ambassador at Ventec and President of the European Institute for the PCB Community (EIPC), Alun Morgan. He and host Zach Peterson have a broad, thoughtful conversation centered on PCB manufacturing.
They chat about emerging manufacturing markets, potential for supplier buyouts, reshoring, automation, and much more. This is a fascinating conversation for anyone looking to get a current view on the international manufacturing market, as well as valuable insights into where it might be headed.
0:40 Current Manufacturing Trends in Europe
9:20 Growth in Packaging
14:49 Producing at Scale
21:31 Up and Coming International Manufacturing Markets
23:52 Big Manufacturers Getting Bigger?
29:21 Return to Buying Out Suppliers?
31:36 Variable Costs, PCB Manufacturing, & Reshoring
34:30 Pricing Pressures & Automation
40:39 Automation: Prices, Reliability, & Sustainability
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