Rising raw materials, the PCB industry accelerates the reshuffle!!!
In 2020, the new crown epidemic swept the world, and everyone rushed to fight the epidemic.After finally overcoming this difficulty, the price of raw materials hit again.In order to cope with this massive price increase, everyone tried their best to solve it and strive to survive.
In a blink of an eye, the first quarter of 2021 has passed, and the PCB industry has not had a comfortable day.
Tragedy returns to tragic, but can every PCB assembly company retreat completely?
According to the analysis of senior industry professionals, this round of raw material price increases has a wide range, a long period of time, and a deep impact, which has caused a serious impact on small and micro enterprises. However, medium and large PCB companies have more obvious advantages in cost control, quality control, and brand system construction. The entire PCB industry is showing a trend of accelerated reshuffle.
It is understood that the supply of copper foil, resin, and fiberglass cloth in the upstream of PCB materials has continued to fall short of demand during this period, causing prices to soar. Among them, copper foil is the hardest hit area. The price of copper（printed circuit board material） in London has remained at the level of about 9,000 U.S. metric tons in the near future. However, the mainland copper foil manufacturers have recently announced the need to further increase prices. It can be expected that this wave of material gains will not be eased in the short term.