Posts tagged as PCB

PCB industry dwindling, but has major potential

Eighteen years ago, the printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing industry in South Africa had five large and a dozen or so small PCB manufacturing plants. Today, it has dwindled to two large manufacturers and a hand full of smaller companies. With that reduction, a large number of job opportunities were lost and also the ability for […]

Vandal-proof mini substations

  PCB Power Transformers is one of four successful bidders to be City Power’s (Johannesburg) supplier of mini substations built to their new specification. The company prides itself in the fact that it was the first supplier to have manufactured the new specification mini substation and have it approved by City Power. The mini substation […]

A three-generation legend in PCBs

  In 1956, when HG Verheul manufactured the first printed circuit boards (PCBs) in South Africa, little could he have imagined that 60 years later the company would have grown to a multi-million rand manufacturer run by his three sons; at one time employing over 100 staff. Now it is nearly time to hand over […]