Ventec signs Taiyo America distribution agreement for mainland Europe and UK
PCB materials supplier Ventec provides laminate and pre-preg materials, including enhanced FR4, high-speed/low-loss materials and thermal management. It also offers technical and service support to customers around the world. The company has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Taiyo covering all products in mainland Europe, the UK and Ireland.
From October this year, customers in Europe will have greater and faster access to Taiyo product inventories which will be stocked and fulfilled from Ventec’s distribution hubs in Germany and the UK. Taiyo America supplies specialty dielectric inks and via filling inks for use with microvia and build-up technologies, legend inks, dielectric and conductive ink products for solar, lighting and display markets. It also supplies thermal-cure and UV-cure solder masks. Taiyo America will continue to provide sales and technical support to its direct customers, with Ventec providing supply chain fulfillment and invoicing services. For all other customers, Ventec will offer sales, technical, supply chain / distribution support.
The agreement also opens up the opportunity for Ventec to offer Taiyo’s innovative range of specialty inks and solder masks for PCBs to Ventec’s varied customer base in Europe operating in a wide range of industries including medical, aerospace, consumer electronics and automotive.
John Fix, manager and director, sales and marketing at Taiyo America, commented: “Taiyo America is pleased to partner with Ventec to distribute our product lines in Europe. Their reputation for providing leading-edge high-performance PCB base material solutions combined with their proven expertise in supply chain management will enable us to expand our market opportunities whilst enhancing our ability to meet the needs of our existing customers.”
Ventec International Group produces polyimide and high reliability epoxy laminates and prepregs and is a specialist provider of thermal management and IMS solutions, advanced copper clad glass reinforced and metal backed substrates. It has volume manufacturing facilities in Taiwan and China with distribution locations and manufacturing sites in both the US and Europe.
Taiyo Holdings manufactures specialty inks and solder masks for PCBs. Taiyo offers conductive inks and thermal management products for manufacturing printed electronics, lighting and displays, automotive, aerospace and other applications.