Quadra Solutions has become European CADSTAR Distributor of the Year for the seventh time in their 20 years as a distributor for CADSTAR.
When people talk about outsourcing any element of any business, people often think of the negative associated connotations, lack of control, job losses, a reduction in quality. etc.etc
But the benefits of outsourcing are rarely as widely heralded. We thought we’d have a look at the top three reason people and businesses benefit from outsourcing.
It’s that time of year again. Yearly performance appraisals, staff planning and looking to the year ahead. But are you and your team ready for the new year? Do you have the in-house skills available? Are your team ready to take on the challenges that lie ahead in 2019? Or is it time to look at investing […]
Quadra has been training PCB design and manufacturing individuals for the past three years and has now reached the milestone of training over 100 delegates. Taught by experienced and knowledgeable industry professionals, IPC Designer Certification is the industry’s only premier professional development programme targeted toward those working in the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design industry. […]
We often hear about reverse engineering within mechanical engineering, but how is reverse engineering deployed in electronics and why? Firstly, what is Reverse Engineering? When we hear the phrase ‘reverse engineering’ being applied in an electronic product environment, the default assumption is that the intention is to replicate a product. It’s commonplace for companies to […]
This month, Quadra have continued to strengthen their team of PCB design professionals and the expertise of Gary Mulqueen, an experienced Altium PCB designer, will help extend design capabilities within the company. CADSTAR and PCB Design Sales Manager, Michael Wray catches up with Gary and finds out more about his design experience and hear about […]
The mind boggles when you look around at the range of electronic equipment we use on a daily basis. This technology is not just relied upon but is often taken for granted and often abused as a result. Case in point – teenagers; recklessly discarding their smartphones and still assuming them to work. I will, […]
High-speed boards have been around for many years now and even though they are a fairly rare occurrence for most PCB design and engineering professionals, sooner or later you may have a high-speed PCB design project arrive on your desk. The question is, will you know how to deal with it? And what does a […]
Applications Engineer Bob Sadowski has this month successfully gained the advanced qualification of CID+ Trainer, meaning he is now able to deliver the coveted IPC CID+ PCB design qualification. The IPC CID+ course provides existing PCB designers with the advanced principles of PCB design and manufacture and provides greater understanding of assembly processes. The course […]
IPC CID+ Training Is it time to take your PCB design knowledge to the next level? The IPC CID+ course provides existing PCB designers with the advanced principles of PCB design and manufacture and provides greater understanding of assembly processes. The course not only covers the fundamental aspects of PCB Design, such as component […]