LONDON Exception PCB has appointed Graham Temple as part of its growing strategic product team, which specialises in the development of exotic materials for leading-edge PCB solutions. In his role as technical manager, Temple will lead the development of flex-rigid products for the business.
With over 35 years’ experience within the PCB market in both the U.K. and U.S., Temple is one of the industry’s most respected product engineers. He and the team of five are based at Exception PCB’s Tewksbury facility, where they will focus on the development of copper-filled microvias, flexi-rigid, polymide and thermount solutions for the global PCB market.
Exception PCB sees huge potential growth for its products and services in specialist markets where exotic materials and quick-turn solutions are required. Craig Wright, chief operations officer of Exception Group, said, “Attracting such a well respected figure as Graham to our advanced technologies team is a real shot in the arm for us. Our future strategy is centred on the belief that niche markets; such as specialist automotive, telecommunications, aerospace and defence, demand the best in terms of innovation, design and delivery. Investing in our strategic product team confirms our commitment to this quality-led strategy and the belief that we will only be successful by ensuring our products and services are truly world class.”
Exception PCB makes printed circuit boards for the aerospace, defence, telecoms and other sectors at a purpose-built, 6,000sq m facility. The Exception Group also includes Exception VAR, a specialist in high volume PCB supply and Exception EMS, a high technology PCB assembler.