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86 PCB007 MAGAZINE I FEBRUARY 2018 1 IPC-1401 Listed Amongst Top 10 Chinese Corporate Social Responsibility Standards E IPC-1401, Supply Chain Social Responsibility Management System Guidance was listed as a top-10 standard in 2017, for Chinese Cor- porate Social Responsi- bility (CSR). 2 Punching Out! Survey on State of the North American PCB M&A Market E Recently, my firm surveyed about 20 PCB manufactur- ers in North Ameri- ca with an estimated greater than $10 mil- lion in revenue. Quite a few replied, and we have spoken with many others throughout the year, which gives us a good view on the state of the PCB market. 3 The Right Approach: Culture Shift is Key to Quality Improvement E Any major initiative, wheth- er implementing ISO, lean manufacturing or introduc- ing a new product, requires culture change. How this change is managed will be the difference between suc- cess or failure of the project. This column will offer some fundamental elements that will help navigate your next major implementation by shifting the culture. 4 All About Flex: Copper Grain Direction E Many materials have differ- ent characteristics depend- ing upon the orientation of the material. For example, woven textile materials have a warp and a weft direction. The warp direction is the lon- gitude direction and the weft is the transverse. Recent Highlights from PCB007

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