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I-Connect007 Editor’s Choice: Five Must-Reads for the Week

October 22, 2021 | Andy Shaughnessy, I-Connect007

There’s a lot going on in the industry this week, and my top five picks have a little bit of everything.

The Case for Gerber: Interview with Karel Tavernier and Dirk Stans

October 21, 2021 | I-Connect007 Editorial Team

The I-Connect007 Editorial Team recently spoke with Karel Tavernier, managing director of Ucamco, which now takes care of the Gerber format; and Gerber advocate Dirk Stans, managing director of Eurocircuits. They discuss why Gerber continues to be the most popular format for PCB designers, the advantages it offers designers and fabricators, and what the future holds for this resilient format.





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When I considered the title for this month’s article, I seriously considered calling it "From the Frying Pan Into the Fire" because I’m sure you’ve noticed recently that the component shortage problem has...

The Digital Layout: Interaction—The Cure for Industry Contraction

October 4, 2021 | Kelly Dack, Printed Circuit Engineering Association

In this month’s column, I share reports from our PCEA leadership on a flurry of activity over the past month. Next, I highlight some inspiring words which our Chairman Steph Chavez recently delivered to our executive staff....

Fresh PCB Concepts: HDI PCBs for New Kids in the Industry

September 30, 2021 | Team NCAB , NCAB Group

I have been working with NCAB Group for three years now. When I began I had no experience with PCBs and since have learned so much working with our customers’ PCB designs. I would like to share the basic fundamentals and design...

Design Data Formats Featuring:

  • The Case for Gerber, A Karel Tavernier and Dirk Stans interview by the I-Connect007 Editorial Team
  • The Case for ODB++, A Patrick McGoff interview by the I-Connect007 Editorial Team
  • The Case for IPC-2581, An Ed Acheson interview by the I-Connect007 Editorial Team
  • IPC-2581: An Open, Neutral, Efficient PCB Design Data Format, by Hemant Shah and Patrick Davis
  • Finding Value in Gerber Files, by Matt Stevenson Who Selects the Design Data Format, and Why? Interview by Andy Shaughnessy
  • Tribal Knowledge and Design Data Formats, by Gene Weiner
  • Use the Design Data Format That Gives You the Best Results, Interview by Andy Shaughnessy
  • Sunny Patel on Design Data Formats, Interview by Andy Shaughnessy
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