PCD is using the Mentor Graphics® PCB design-through-manufacturing product flow, including the Valor® NPI tool. The company specializes in PCB place & route, schematic entry, pre- and post-layout of PCB signal integrity simulation, library development and now new product introduction (NPI) design checking for PCB manufacturing and assembly.

“We’ve invested in Mentor Graphics PCB technologies for the past 15 years and the seamless integration of Mentor’s PCB tools with Valor tools is a major benefit to our customers, who are constantly seeking new methodologies to compete in today’s time-sensitive market,” stated Paul Gamble, managing director of PCD, Ltd. “Our collaboration with Mentor, as the industry leader for PCB design-through-manufacturing solutions, allows us to help solve our customers’ challenges with best-in-class technologies.”