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September 2015

Hallmark Circuits Inc. renamed SOMACIS Inc.

We are excited to announce that Hallmark Circuits, Inc., established in 1970, a wholly owned subsidiary of SOMACIS SpA, founded in 1972 in Castelfidardo (AN), Italy, has changed its name into SOMACIS Inc. After the acquisition in 2012, SOMACIS has invested into equipment, facility and, most important, in additional skilled personnel, in order to expand [...]

SOMACIS Receives Nadcap Merit Status for 24 Months

Once again Nadcap recognizes SOMACIS for its superior performance and commitment to continual improvement in aerospace quality. SOMACIS announces that once more it has been awarded Nadcap Merit status for Electronics at its Italian facilities, covering rigid and HDI PCBs. The very first European PCB manufacturer to achieve the Nadcap accreditation, SOMACIS has held the [...]

SOMACIS organizes new IPC CID Courses in 2016

SOMACIS, international leader for the production of high-tech printed circuit boards as well as highly qualified laboratory for industrial research, will organize new IPC CID Courses in 2016. CID is a valuable professional credential recognized throughout the electronics industry. This technical education holds the most benefit for PCB designers with at least 2 years of [...]

SOMACIS at SMTA International 2015

Rosemont, IL, USA, Sep. 29-30 This year in Rosemont, attendees will find more than 160 exhibiting companies and a focused event with the strongest technical conference for which SMTA International has come to be known. SMTAI has been recognized as a truly different type of industry event because of the high quality technical information and [...]

SOMACIS at PCB West 2015

Santa Clara, CA, USA, September 16 The annual PCB West technical conference and trade show will be held September 15-17 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. PCB West is the leading conference and exhibition focused on the design and manufacture of PCBs, HDI, electronics assembly and circuit board test: more than 60 presentations and a [...]

May 2015

SOMACIS at IMS 2015

Phoenix, AZ, USA, 19-21 May The IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium (IMS), is the premier annual international meeting for technologists involved in all aspects of microwave theory and practice. It consists of a full week of events, including technical paper presentations, workshops, and tutorials, as well as a full set of social events. The symposium also hosts [...]

October 2014

New Temperature Test Chamber

The latest entry in the SOMACIS state-of-the-art laboratories is a brand new Temperature Shock Test Chamber for Rapid Temperature Cycling. These systems are used by engineering, manufacturing and research for various testing such as design verification of prototypes, process research, stress testing for thermal, humidity and failure analysis. The temperature shock test of the new [...]

DSG receives 2014 “Supplier of the Year” Award from Honeywell Aerospace

Dongguan Somacis Graphic PCB Co. Ltd. (DSG) has received the 2014 Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the service and delivery performance at the 2014 Honeywell Aerospace Supplier Summit Electrical Sourcing. Honeywell has very stringent performance parameters for supplier measurement, including quality of product, quality of service, delivery standards and contribution to productivity. [...]

March 2014

R&D project for signal and power bus bar (SAPBB)

Engaged in the SAPBB project, SOMACIS, along with two other Italian companies, is developing an advanced technology bus bar type solution for automotive applications. The circuit board will enable both power and signal distribution between key components of the automotive power system. This technology, which is particularly interesting for electric cars, can also be applied [...]

December 2013

Advanced RCC-Rogers-Polyimide-LCP substrates manufactured by SOMACIS

The ARASCOM project - MEMS & Liquid Crystal based, Agile Reflect-Arrays Antennas for Security & COMmunication - was constituted by a consortium of industries, public laboratories and academies, which includes Thales Alenia Space France, SELEX Sistemi Integrati, EADS Innovation Works, CEA/LETI, Sistemas Radiantes F. Moyano, Foundation Bruno Kessler, Università di Perugia, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, [...]