Recently, the application of PCB has been diversified, including 5G communication, AI artificial intelligence, netcom, etc. Among which, the vehicular PCB with an increasing penetration rate has also gained market attention.Be optimistic about the high development trend of electric vehicle and automotive electronics, many PCB factories see business opportunities and actively lay out related fields.
In Thailand, the company is looking forward to the investment in the automobile market. As a result, its operation was hampered by the insufficient tracking rate. Last year, it was certified by Continental, a European Tier 1 automobile electronic component factory.The company said at a recent conference that it expects to have 1 to 2 orders of materials by the end of the year, and will begin shipping in the first quarter of next year, with the volume increasing in the second quarter of next year.If the order received next year steady growth, will be able to improve Thailand's standing rate, and then drive profit growth.
In terms of the impact of the overall environment, the company said that the orders received in the third quarter were not affected by the sino-us trade war and the mainland restrictions. The orders did not shrink, but there were still too many unstable factors in the market. It remains to be seen whether there will be any impact in the future.According to corporate estimates, the company's revenue and gross margin performance were not poor in July and August, and its operating conditions were better in the third quarter than in the previous quarter. Earnings performance can be expected, and the second half of the year should be better than the first half.
In terms of production capacity, the company has three factories in jiangsu province, namely forest, kunshan and Thailand, among which kunshan factory has a monthly capacity of 1.2 million square feet, which is the largest factory area, mainly producing household appliances board, DRAM module board, netcom board, panel and so on.Second, Thailand factory has the largest capacity of 1.05million square feet per month, mainly producing automobile board and household appliance board. In the first half of the year, the adhering rate was 60%. The company pointed out that the adhering rate of Thailand factory must be raised to about 70% and the gross profit rate must be raised to 8%.The company also said that it will continue to look for the certification of other major front-line car manufacturers to sprint the Thai plant's performance.
PCB has great development potential, and it has a wide range of applications, including automatic driving, engine control, anti-collision radar, brake assist, etc. Besides, the major companies also engaged in vehicle development include zhending -KY, jingpeng, jianding, taiding, gaofeng, jingxing, xianfeng, etc.