HSIO Technologies and Flexible Circuit Technologies Sign Comprehensive Flex and Rigid Flex Printed Circuit Production Agreement


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HSIO Technologies, LLC based in Brooklyn Park, MN and Flexible Circuit Technologies, Inc. (FCT) headquartered in Plymouth, MN announce a comprehensive technology agreement for production of high performance, high density flexible and rigid-flex circuits.

The agreement launches deployment of volume production capability for best in class flex and rigid-flex circuit technology availability through FCT’s global operations. This agreement complements and supports existing domestic production capability with technology partner Lark RF Technology, a subsidiary of Benchmark Electronics, and coincides with the domestic launch of the new HSIO Advanced Technology Center production facility located in Brooklyn Park, MN.

Troy Koopman, president of FCT states, “The HSIO Technology exceeds anything we have seen domestically or overseas. We are eager to begin the implementation of this technology into our current production facilities, as well as our new Zhuhai bare flex/rigid-flex facility coming online in early 2021. The Zhuhai facility will be our largest and most advanced facility implementing the underlining characteristics of Industry 4.0 wherever possible. As we scale up this technology, we will provide tremendous benefits in the areas of miniaturization and signal speed and integrity to our customers in automotive, medical, 5G hardware, IOT and consumer electronics.”

James Rathburn, president of HSIO commented, “We are extremely proud and excited to have FCT launch volume production capability ramp of very high density, precision fine line flex and sophisticated rigid-flex technology, with the added benefits of HSIO high layer count, very complex Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) circuits and assemblies. Our joint customers have a new way to drive functional density and performance not possible with conventional circuit construction, with support from design to prototype to production volume.”

About Flexible Circuit Technologies

Flexible Circuit Technologies (FCT) is a premier global provider of flexible circuits, rigid flex, flexible heaters, membrane switches and specialized EMS/Assembly services to complete product box builds. FCT is headquartered in MN, USA and provides it customers with superior flex/rigid flex design consultation and support aimed at providing our customers with the most cost-effective designs. FCT has multiple production facilities in Asia, led by our Shenzhen, China group allowing us to take on small to very large high volume programs in serving Medical Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Telecom/Data, Industrial and more. For more information visit: www.flexiblecircuit.com

About HSIO

HSIO Technologies is a MN based technology company focused on high performance circuit technology and high-speed electrical interconnect products. HSIO supports direct production and licensed manufacturing of high performance, high density printed circuit and electrical connector products for semiconductor test and development, as well as end use applications in the Medical, Aerospace, Defense, Semiconductor, Telecom, Computer, Automotive, and Consumer Electronics industries. For more information visit: www.hsiotech.com 

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