CAPLINQ signs deal with Profound Materials

Updated November 2016: Since 2012, CAPLINQ supplies its own brand of leadfree and tin/lead solder spheres.

CAPLINQ announced today its plans to represent Profound Material Technology Co., Ltd to its customer base in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Under the terms of the agreement, CAPLINQ will represent Profound Materials’ soldering materials line with focus on their solder sphere offering.

High-Tech Tin

Profound Materials offering goes beyond tin-lead to include lead-free, ultra-low alpha and electro-plated solder spheres in a range of diameters from 0.075mm to 0.89mm (3 to 35 mil). Profound Material is not only capable to manufacture the alloys and purify the solder material, but it has an innovative diameter and spheroid selecting system of solder balls and an advanced anti-oxidation technology that actually dopes an anti-oxidation element into the alloy in addition to its OSP surface coating process.

Not only are Profound Materials’ products High-Tech, but it uses a unique uniform droplet spraying technology that far outperforms competitors in terms of productivity. This combination of high technology and high productivity allow Profound Materials to offer its customers the best value for the best product.

“We are truly excited about with this joint business venture with Chris Perabo and the CAPLINQ team”, remarked Audrey Huang, Marketing and Sales Department Manager for Profound Materials. “We truly believe that with the reputation and expertise of Mr. Perabo, which is well known in the semiconductor industry, we will be well positioned to capitalize on all the business opportunities in the European semiconductor market.”

A strategic fit

The range of solder spheres offered by Profound Materials complements the strategic direction of CAPLINQ, whose aim is to supply a complete line of products to semiconductor manufacturers thereby enabling them to reduce their time-to-market.

Profound Materials solder sphere offerings are the answers to what customers have been asking for,” stated Chris Perabo, Founder of CAPLINQ. “The partnership of our two companies in this joint effort will allow a larger European customer base to appreciate what Profound Materials can offer them.

About Profound Material Technology Co., Ltd

Profound Materials was founded in 2000 to manufacture and market tin-lead solder spheres for the microelectronics industry. The company has expanded to occupy a 2,100m2 (22,600 sq.ft.) facility in Kaohsiung, Taiwan where it now manufactures the widest range of solder ball offering with the tightest diameter tolerance to its customers. Early in 2006, Profound Materials achieved its TS 16949:2002 certification and now develops and manufactures its own line of low alpha ball and electro-plating solder spheres.

CAPLINQ offers a range of soldering materials including solder spheres. CAPLINQ can even put your solder spheres on tape and reel. To learn more about our product offering, please visit us at

About Chris Perabo

Chris is an energetic and enthusiastic engineer and entrepreneur. He is always interested in taking highly technical subjects and distilling these to their essence so that even the layman can understand. He loves to get into the technical details of an issue and then understand how it can be useful for specific customers and applications. Chris is currently the Director of Business Development at CAPLINQ.

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