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AT&S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik AG is pleased to announce that it‘s subsidiary AT&S (China) Company Limited once again has been rated as High and New Tech Enterprise (HNTE). The certificate is jointly issued by Shanghai Taxation Bureau, Shanghai Finance Bureau as well as Shanghai Science and Technology Commission.
It recognizes companies that satisfy regulatory requirements, among others, on high-level scientific research, high and new technology income and science and technology personnel. The certificate was received for the calendar years 2017 through 2019. In the course of preparing the annual report for 2017/18 AT&S is therefore able to apply retrospectively a reduced corporate income tax rate of 15% (versus the statutory 25%) for AT&S (China) Company Limited.
Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
As our electronic devices and machines become more powerful and as Moore’s Law chugs along, things in the world of PCBs keep getting smaller. You know the drill—finer lines and spaces, thinner laminates, more layers— cram more circuitry into the same or shrinking area. Where will it all end? Or will it?
Stephen Las Marias, I-Connect007
Abel Ruivo, Atotech Deputy Business Director of Electronics for Greater China, and Daniel Schmidt, head of Global Marketing for Electronics at Atotech Group, spoke with I-Connect007 about the various challenges of PCB manufacturing in China, as well as about the opportunities in the sector.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
Just like old times—meeting with John Ling, with whom I had previously travelled to industry events for over two decades, and who still carries the role of EIPC marketing manager, to fly together from Birmingham UK to Dusseldorf in Germany for the EIPC 50th Anniversary Summer Conference.