CadSoft Computer Adds Epec as North American Distributor

Release Date:

[October 17, 2013: New Bedford, MA] CadSoft Computer and Epec Engineered Technologies recently finalized a North American distribution agreement. Epec now supports CadSoft's strategy of expanding its presence in this key market, by helping to address the growing demand for an affordable, easy to use PCB design solution.

CadSoft Computer

Founded in 1952, Epec is the oldest production printed circuit board company in North America. By offering flexible manufacturing capabilities, design and engineering services, quality platforms, and 24 x 7 support, Epec helps companies master the complex challenges of the global electronics industry.

Epec Engineered Technologies is one of the leading PCB suppliers in the electronics industry in the US, generating the majority of its business from high-quality circuit board manufacturing. Besides PCB fabrication, Epec is also a provider of custom battery packs, flex and rigid-flex circuits, user interface products, electronic fans and motors, and cable assemblies.

"Signing Epec Engineered Technologies as one of our distributors in North America is another step to expanding our existing market presence in the US, a key focus for us this year. Given Epec's presence and reputation in the North American market and the strong association between our respective businesses, we are confident this will enhance our strategy of raising the awareness and improving visibility of EAGLE to the relevant audiences", commented Thomas Liratsch, Managing Director of CadSoft Computer.

Ed McMahon, CEO of Epec Engineered Technologies stated; "A partnership with CadSoft fits perfectly with Epec's long term strategy of working with the leading OEM's to design and manufacture world class products. The EAGLE product line allows us to offer another solution to problems that design engineers face: cost effective, yet leading edge PCB design software tools. Our global sales and marketing teams are excited to add the EAGLE product and services to our customer offering."

CadSoft Computer, founded in 1988, offers with EAGLE, PCB design software that is affordable and easy to use. EAGLE is a popular tool for design engineers worldwide and meets the growing demand for low-cost tools. Its flexible licensing model, which includes free lifetime support and no annual maintenance fees, offers great value for educational institutions, companies and individuals.

About CadSoft Computer

CadSoft is home of the award-winning PCB design software EAGLE, used by design engineers worldwide. EAGLE is a user-friendly, powerful and affordable software for efficient circuit board design (PCB design) and combines three modules: schematic editor, layout editor and autorouter, on one single interface.

The company is looking back on 25 successful years and constantly searching for new channels to approach their relevant audience.

America's Oldest, A History of Innovation.  Learn More →
Our History

As the oldest production Printed Circuit Board Company in North America, perhaps in the world, the 60-year plus story of Epec is connected to the development of the PCB and the electronics industry.

See our history timeline →

  • Epec Founded in 1952
  • IPC Founded in 1957
  • Epec Builds PCB for Apollo 11