Electronic Assembly Process Control Tools and Software

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Design, Repair/Rework, Soldering, OEM

Electronic Controls Design, Inc. (better known as ECD) is a world-class electronics manufacturer located in Portland, Oregon. Since 1964, our business has been the designing, manufacturing and worldwide marketing of specialized electronic products for Thermal Profiling.

ECD is a group of honest, intelligent, hard-working, and enjoyable people. We are absolutely committed to our customers and our VISION, MISSION and VALUES.

Since we first assisted in building the kidney dialysis machine in 1964, we have been a recognized leader in each of our markets. We have attained and maintained that status by listening closely to our customers, employees and suppliers. We strive to develop a sense of WOW with our customers. "WOW! I didn't know a product could do that for me!" or "WOW! I didn't know the service from your company could be that good!" are testimonials we try to invoke in the way we please our customers.

ECD values honesty and integrity in all of our relationships. We are a company that you can trust and depend on. If we say we are going to do something, you can count on it. We like to have fun at our work. We believe this is a great way for us to bring out our best abilities so we may reach our highest potential in serving our customers. Continuous improvement is a way of life at ECD. We can always get better at everything we do! If we live all these values, we will continue to be a profitable business which will continue to deserve your confidence and trust.

 ECD has established a worldwide presence through an effective combination of direct employees, distributors and manufacturer's representatives. Please contact us. We would like to "WOW" you!

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SuperM.O.L.E® Gold Thermal Profiler

SuperM.O.L.E® Gold is the profiler of choice! Chosen by virtually every one of the world’s top 100 electronics manufacturing companies. Compact and very easy to use, the SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold offers enhanced 6-channel measurement wi...


SuperM.O.L.E® Gold Thermal Profiler

The wave soldering process is one of the most challenging procedures to set up. The ECD WaveRIDER® NL 2 greatly simplifies wave solder set up and ensures perfect repeatability, time after time. Board recipe preheat temperatures, conveyor sp...

Wave Soldering


Regardless of the recipe and what your oven's controls indicate, what your PCB actually experiences at board-level as it goes through the oven can be SIGNIFICANTLY different. Achieve convection reflow oven Verification by separating zonal t...

AutoM.O.L.E.® Xpert

When utilizing the AutoM.O.L.E.®Xpert3 System, you are entering a new phase in the thermal management of your automated soldering operations. The new AutoM.O.L.E.®Xpert3 System automatically guides you through the entire process: planni...

AutoM.O.L.E.® Xpert
MEGAM.O.L.E.® 20 Thermal Profiler

The MEGAM.O.L.E.® 20 Profiler offers a full 20 channels, the most of any traveling profiler in the Thermal Process industry. At only 7.2 mm thick, MEGAM.O.L.E.® 20 provides a thinner and more advanced configuration than previously avail...


MEGAM.O.L.E.® 20 Thermal Profiler
V-M.O.L.E.® Thermal Profiler

The V-M.O.L.E.® is a full-featured compact thermal profiler that belies its sophistication in an easy-to-use 3-channel Mini-thermocouple configuration. Ideal for VERIFICATION of PCB profile performance, 3 channels give you Hot, Cold and Sen...


V-M.O.L.E.® Thermal Profiler
SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 Thermal Profiler

SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 continues the legacy of the original SuperM.O.L.E® Gold Thermal Profiler. With all the power of a MEGAM.O.L.E.® 20, it retains the same form factor, thermocouple connector type, channel count (6), and RIDER-pro...


SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 Thermal Profiler
M.O.L.E.® MAP Software

M.O.L.E.® MAP is ECD's current software for setup, download, analysis, prediction and data storage that ships with the all new SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 thermal profiler, the MEGAM.O.L.E.® 20, the V-M.O.L.E.®, the PTP® VP-8 ...


M.O.L.E.® MAP Software
1 technical article »
If you bear the cost of your product's failure, shouldn't you have a say in ensuring it's success?

Apr 09, 2009 | ECD

Evidence has come to light that increased solder process temperatures, specifically for lead free solder, are dramatically shortening life expectancy of components; failures do not show up during initial test, but much later on in the products life, ...

9 news releases »
ECD Taps Todd Clifton to Lead Company.

Sep 11, 2014 | ECD has named Todd Clifton as the company's new President to succeed founder and former President, Rex Breunsbach, who is downsizing his role at ECD. Clifton previously was ECD’s Vice-President of Sales and Marketing.

Todd Clifton, president of ECD.
Do You Own the Oldest M.O.L.E.®? Enter to Win a SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 kit

Nov 05, 2012 | ECD is digging deep to find the oldest M.O.L.E.® so scour your plant for a vintage, working M.O.L.E.® thermal profiler and enter our contest to Win a New SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 Kit

Enter to win a new SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 kit
ECD Releases M.O.L.E. MAP 3.00 Thermal Profiling Software; Customers Realize Cost and Time Savings

May 31, 2012 | Upholding its promise to continuously advance thermal profiling technology, ECD has announced the release of M.O.L.E. ® MAP 3.00 (MAP 3.00) software designed to provide even greater levels of machine-assembly-process optimization.

ECD's MAP 3.00 software operates within a unique Environment, which is attuned to specific profiling jobs.  Here, the Environment list can be seen on the toolbar on the left hand side of the image.
ECD Debuts Thermal Quality Management Program: ThQM

Apr 13, 2009 | The program targets efficient and accurate communication about issues that must be communicated to both characterize and verify the reflow or wave soldering process.

ECD issued Fluxometer Patent

Dec 17, 2001 | Fluxometer Patent issued for ECD's Spray Flux measuring tool

Fluxometer (TM)
ECD Soldering Seminar Will Help Improve Yields, Reduce Re-work and Increase Profitability!

Aug 02, 2001 | Industry Guru Ray Chartrand to share hands-on experience!

Guide to QC Monitoring Available

Aug 02, 2001 | Information about Temperature Profiling

ECD Releases Version 4.03 Software Update

Mar 21, 2001 | ECD releases the latest updates to their SPC software programs for the SuperM.O.L.E.� Gold, OvenRIDER�, and WaveRIDER� Products

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4287-B SE International Way
Milwaukie, Oregon, 97222
United States

  • Phone +1 503 659 6100

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