Power Design Services

Power Design Service's quick turn and hands-on customer service provides best-in-class printed circuit board, PCB, flex circuit and prototype design, fabrication, and assembly for your business.

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Power Design Services was created in the interest of conveniently facilitating our customer needs through partnership. We believe that only through thorough communication and diligent follow through can we expect return business. We specialize in prototype and pre-production build quantities with emphasis on quality and on-time delivery.

The two founders of PDS started in the printed circuit board industry back in the early 1980’s working in different positions at various companies. In 2003, the founders with their experienced background decided to open Power Design Services. Knowing it would be a challenge in an over saturated industry, they knew that PDS can offer services and quality that have not been seen before. The company started in a 500sq ft office and grew into 20 plus employees. Today fortune 500 companies such as Toshiba, PALM, Broadcom relies on PDS for their prototype and small production requirements.

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The Importance of On‐Site Training for PCB Assembly

Aug 28, 2017 | Tuan Tran

If there is one way to guarantee world-class results in the electronics industry, it's by ensuring factory floor technicians enjoy consistent, regular training. Regular training ensures that assembly line technicians use standardized methods, generating efficiencies and improving the assembly process....

How Does 3D AOI Increase Manufacturing Quality?

Aug 28, 2017 | Tuan Tran

PCB suppliers in the automotive space are vastly accelerating their time to market by using automated optical inspection (AOI) systems during PCB assembly. However, this next-generation technique is not limited in scope to the automotive industry – it has powerful implications for the entire PCB industry....

Why Use a California PCB Assembly Company?

Aug 25, 2017 | Tuan Tran

High Quality Solutions to Reduce Manufacturing Costs and Time...

Why is Customer Feedback So Important for PCB Assembly?

Aug 12, 2017 | Tuan Tran

PCB Assembly is Collaborative Manufacturing...

Generate Faster PCB Assembly Turnarounds

Aug 12, 2017 | Tuan Tran

The Case of Night Shifts vs. Additional Production Lines for PCB Assembly Efficiency...

Strategic Material Management Generates Value

Aug 02, 2017 | Tuan Tran

When designing innovative products, material concerns often take a backseat to user experience goals. This is natural – after all, good products that offer value to end-users are essentially guaranteed a place on the modern tech marketplace. However, material management concerns take priority when considering the cost and turnaround time of product manufacture....

How to Produce the Best Circuit Boards – Fast!

Jul 24, 2017 | Tuan Tran

Professionally assembling circuit boards used to be slow. Many circuit board manufacturers still take up to two weeks or longer to produce circuit boards according to customer design specifications. ...

Strategic Material Management Generates Value

Jul 24, 2017 | Tuan Tran

When designing innovative products, material concerns often take a backseat to user experience goals. This is natural – after all, good products that offer value to end-users are essentially guaranteed a place on the modern tech marketplace. However, material management concerns take priority when considering the cost and turnaround time of product manufacture....

Testing Prototype Assembled PCBs — Who Should Do It?

Jun 29, 2017 | Tuan Tran

What's the most cost-effective method for testing prototype PCBs? Should the assembler do it, or the client's in-house engineers? This article explains all....

What Is Turnkey Electronic Manufacturing?

Jun 23, 2017 | Tuan Tran

End-to-end PCB assembly by world-class companies like Power Design Services allows you to focus on your core competencies with the added benefits of reduced cost and time to market. From material procurement to circuit board design and manufacturing, and supply chain management, we serve your needs helping you reach customers faster. Here is an overview of what our turnkey electronic manufacturing services consist of, and how you can use them to reduce your build time and cost....

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Designing for Scored PCB Array Panelization Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing

May 20, 2017 | PCB array panelization can be a major challenge for PCB designers. Learn best practices for designing PCB boards for most efficient panelization.

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