Tag Archives: pcb manufacturers

Industry experts urge government for change in UK electronics sector

Posted on

A series of open letters written by industry experts urge the new Government to make changes which would benefit the UK electronics sector. The letters, which were published in full on the Electronics Weekly website, highlight the significance of the electronics sector to the UK economy and suggest some changes which could help promote industry growth. […]


How to find a quality PCB prototype company.

Posted on

The electronics world grows exponentially, year on year.  One only has to visit the various trade shows to see how many new uses have been found for electronics, which now underpin the day-to-day operation of all our lives.  Of course, just as electronic engineering evolves… so does the design and manufacture of printed circuit boards.  […]


“i”s and PCBs

Posted on

Over the last two years the PCB manufacturing business has had something of a rough time of it.  Firstly, of course, was the small matter of a global recession.  When people have less money in their pocket they are less likely to splurge on items such as the electronic gadgets that have printed circuit boards […]


5 criteria for a quality PCB prototyping company

Posted on

As the electronics engineering industry continues to grow apace, so does the PCB manufacturing industry, in tandem, to service its needs. With this comes a wider choice for you, the consumer. On the one hand, more choice should mean finding the right supplier easier, but it can also be a bewildering task. It’s vital that […]


“Front End” PCB Manufacturing

Posted on

Front End is the term used to describe what is essentially, the start of the PCB manufacturing process. It’s here that a customer’s files will arrive and it’s then down to us to manipulate these files into the various formats used in printed circuit board manufacture. First of all, the customer sends us his “Gerber” […]


Circuit Board Manufacturers Using Ink-jet Printers

Posted on

Back in 2010, we took a step into the unknown and bought an Ink-jet Printer to print our PCB Idents (or Legend, or Comp. Ref…take your pick!) Although we’d seen such machines in action with printed circuit board manufacturers elsewhere, it was unclear at first how such a system would fit into our operation or […]


PCB board manufacturers – an introduction

Posted on

A PCB or ‘Printed Circuit Board’ is best described as a thin board, constructed from fibreglass or  similar material. This unsung hero of our age actually began life in the 1940s but of course has been developed and improved massively since then, specifically becoming considerably smaller and more compact in that time. Usually, most printed […]