The history of Circuit Foil Luxembourg has since ever been eventful and global.


2014 CFL becomes a 100% subsidiary of Doosan Group
2012 Circuit Foil Service becomes fully integrated.
2007 Decision to expand Circuit Foil Asia Pacific (Zhangjiagang Free Trade Zone) Ltd in China, with additional slitting and sheeting capacity to better serve Asian customers.
2004 Start-up of a Service Center in China : Circuit Foil Asia Pacific (Zhangjiagang Free Trade Zone) Ltd.
2002 Circuit Foil Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Limited is incorporated on March 15 as the extension of the comprehensive network to ensure global availability of Circuit Foil's products.
1998 Circuit Foil Service SA, a sheeting and tooling service center for the PCB manufacturers, is launched as joint venture between Deglarges Industries and Circuit Foil Luxembourg.
1996 Circuit Foil USA is sold to Charles B. Yates, and the cross-ownership between ARBED and Furukawa is resolved.
Circuit Foil Trading Inc. is incorporated with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Redmond, WA for sales, technical assistance and logistics for copper made in Luxembourg.
1990 ARBED, a major European steel producer with headquarters in Luxembourg, buys Yates Industries SA and Yates Industries Inc. from Square D. The companies change their name to Circuit Foil Luxembourg SA and Circuit Foil USA Inc. respectively.
ARBED and Furukawa arrange a cross-ownership in the European and Japanese plants, while Circuit Foil USA is a 50/50 venture.
1981 Square D, a Chicago-based Group, acquires Yates Industries Inc. (USA) and Yates Instustries SA (Luxembourg) from Charles B. Yates.
1971 Circuit Foil SA changes its name to Yates Industries SA.
1970 Yates Industries and Furukawa Electric Company enter into a joint venture : Furukawa Circuit Foil is born in Japan.
1960 Circuit Foil SA is incorporated as a Luxembourg-based company with the major shareholders being Circuit Foil Corporation Bordentown Inc. (which becomes Yates Industries Inc. afterwards), Charles B. Yates and Graig W. Yates.
1959 Charles E. Yates creates Circuit Foil Corporation Bordentown Inc. in New Jersey, USA.