Outsourcing your PCB design project and why you aren’t doing it

pcb outsourcing

As businesses become more and more conscious of intellectual property rights, design cycle speed and the desire for quicker and more efficient electronic circuits, many companies are looking for ways to speed up their design cycles without compromising quality. So why are many companies choosing not to outsource their designs?  and are they missing out on opportunities as a […]

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IPC PCB Design Certification – is it worth it?

IPC CID Certification

IPC Interconnect Designer Certification (CID) is the definitive training course for PCB designers and electronic design professionals, but as budgets tighten and time at a premium, is the investment of both time, effort and finance worth it? We decided we wanted to understand why electronic engineers, PCB designers and other product design professionals are taking […]

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Another delegate successfully passes our IPC CID Professional Development Programme

Outsourcing pcb design

Krzysztof Rudzki from is the latest successful delegate to have taken his IPC Certified Interconnect Designer Training qualification. Krzysztof is a Product Measurement Group Leader for the company that is a dedicated global leader in Discretes, Logic and MOSFETs devices. Krzysztof contacted Quadra Solutions earlier this year to find out more about the qualification.  “I […]

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CADSTAR, Let’s talk efficient circuit replication

CADSTAR pcb design replication

CADSTAR is a well-established EDA tool with a comprehensive, generous feature list even at the entry-level license option. This month I want to talk about efficient circuit replication and how CADSTAR can easily replicate circuit blocks, providing a quicker path to completion, an increase in productivity and a reduction in possible errors. In just a […]

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Electronic Design Training Crucial to Industry Growth

IPC CID Training

The European electronics industry is in growth and the demand for consumer electronics is growing year on year driven by demand for TV’s, headphones and high-definition sound systems. Within commercial and industrial industries, the requirement for smarter, more efficient electronics is also driving strong growth. In the UK alone, the electronics industry contributes over 80 […]

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