Presteigne, UK Printed circuit board manufacturers in Wales and the USA have set up an alliance which allows both companies to promote each other in specific territories using existing sales channels.
Labtech, based in Presteigne, Mid Wales, a manufacturer of microwave printed circuit boards for the global telecommunications market, is linking up with Pioneer Circuits of Santa Ana, California, which manufactures rigid, flexible and rigid-flex printed circuit boards.
Pioneer will promote Labtech's capabilities to the North American Space and Defence markets and Labtech will reciprocate by promoting Pioneer in the European market.
Labtech is part of Intelek and its specialist technologies include metal backed PTFE, mixed-multilayer PTFE, precision double sided PTFE PCB's and single chip/MCM MMIC packaging solutions.
As well as supplying PCBs, Pioneer provides specialist assembly, hand soldering of connectors and non-active components.