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Everything Electronic Manufacturers Should Know About The Chinese New Year 2019
When is the Chinese New Year 2019? Although the traditional celebration starts much earlier, the official celebration begins February 5, 2019. 2019 is the Year of the Pig. How long does the Chinese New Year last? This question can be answered in many ways. Generally speaking, the official holiday lasts for […]
Amitron Quickturn: When Will My PCBs Ship?
So you've decided to choose Amitron as your circuit board manufacturer and you can't wait to see how well we brought your PCB design to life. Amitron offers multiple shipping options designed to fit your particular budget and sense of urgency. When time is of the essence, Amitron's Quickturn services make it […]
The Results Are In: See How We Did in 2016
The Results Are In for 2016 At the end of each year, Amitron gives our customers a chance to tell us how we're doing. We reached out to both PCB buyers and PCB engineers to get their honest opinion about Amitron's customer service, quality, engineering, pricing, and delivery. Most importantly, we […]
5 Reasons Not to Choose an All-In-One PCB Supplier
To bundle, or not to bundle? That is the question. Whether it's better to partner with a "one-stop-shop" PCB supplier or with multiple suppliers with specializations is a very important question. It's even more important now that PCB vendors have broadened their offerings to deliver more perceived value to the customer. […]
PCB Ordering Checklist Bundle
In order to prevent unnecessary delays while placing an order with Amitron, we created FREE downloadable and printable checklists. Whether you're a PCB Designer or a PCB Buyer, this bundle should help customers ensure they have everything they need to get a PCB quoted and manufactured as quickly as possible. […]
Amitron Announces Key Management Changes
March 2016 Amitron appoints Thomas Massman as Director of North American Sales and Chris Thompson as National Sales Manager. Elk Grove Village, IL. Printed circuit board manufacturer, Amitron, has recently entrusted Thomas Massman and Chris Thompson to spearhead their national sales effort. Thomas Massman has been promoted to Director of […]
How Does Amitron Compare to Other PCB Manufacturers?
In Case You Were Wondering… The most common questions we hear at Amitron are about how we compare to other PCB manufacturers in the U.S. With so many suppliers claiming to be the best in the circuit board industry, it's rare to see real data to support these claims. Whether […]
7 Questions to Ask When Choosing a PCB Manufacturer
With so many PCB manufacturers to choose from, it's easy to feel overwhelmed with picking the right one. This may come as a surprise, but not all PCB manufacturers are created equal. In fact, by asking these questions before you choose a PCB manufacturer, you'll get to see firsthand how […]
Which PCB Surface Finish Should I Use?
At the most basic level, a PCB surface finish is a plating or coating that is applied to the exposed copper of a circuit board. The surface finish not only protects the copper from oxidation, but also forms the foundation of connectivity between a PCB and a component. Before choosing a […]