As the oldest production Printed Circuit Board Company in North America, perhaps in the world, the 70 year story of Epec is connected to the development of the PCB and the electronics industry.
Epec, through the merger of Electralab and Printed Electronics Corp (EPEC), are proudly two of the five founding members of the IPC, the 2,900 member trade association supporting the $2.17 trillion global electronics industry.
From pioneering innovation in the PCB Industry with R & D, training and setting professional core values, the legacy of Epec has now passed to a new generation of very bright young people, but still continues the great tradition of imagination.
In incubating new technologies, the Epec team continue breaking new frontiers in engineering, and enjoying exponential growth in related sectors of electronics, with custom battery packs, user interfaces products and electronic fans & motors.
America's Oldest. A History of Innovation.
Epec, a pioneer in the electronics industry, is established. Electralab officially merged with Printed Electronics Corporation, to become Electralab Printed Electronic Corp (EPEC).
IPC, The Association of Connecting Electronic Industries, was founded by Richard Zens, Printed Electronics Corp; Al Hughes, Electralab; Robert Swiggett, Photocircuits; William McGinley, Methode; and Carl Clayton, Tingstol.
Epec PCB in Apollo 11
Epec, a recognized technology innovator, delivers printed circuit boards for the Apollo 11 spaceflight, which landed the first humans, Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr., on Earth's Moon.
Acquisition by KleinPartners
KleinPartners Capital Corp acquires Epec and, under Ed McMahon's leadership, begins implementing the Company's transformation into global engineered products technology Company.
Acquisition of Beaver Brook
Epec acquires Beaver Brook Circuits, a successful New England PCB manufacturer. Beaver Brook was the first of sixteen strategic acquisitions throughout North America.
Epec China was formed. Headquartered in Shenzhen and lead by Wellong Yu, Epec China, has pioneered the global supply chain for engineered products.
Investment in flex and rigid flex manufacturing capabilities, to support our customers' demand for reliable and consistent designs in the medical, military and aerospace industries.
Epec Engineered Technologies
Launch of Epec Engineered Technologies, after the significant investments in custom battery pack technology, graphic overlays, membrane switches, and rubber keypads.
Battery Manufacturing Facility
Epec opens the state-of-the-art custom battery pack fabrication facility in New Bedford Massachusetts, which is ITAR registered and manufactures for medical and military applications.
Battery Design Team
Launch of Epec's custom battery pack design group in Colorado, expanding the design and engineering resources for innovative rechargeable power systems.
60 Year Anniversary
Epec is officially the oldest PCB Company in North America, perhaps in the world. Epec, led by President Kendall Paradise, celebrates its growth from $4M in annual revenues to an estimated $50M in 2012.
EC Fans & Drives
Epec Engineered Technologies opens a new division called EC Fans & Drives, specializing in the design and manufacture of Electronically Commutated Motors and Fans to Original Equipment Manufacturers.
Epec's investment in cable and wire harness assemblies manufacturing, to meet industry and customers increasing demands for quality cable assembly product.
Epec Build to Print
Epec Engineered Technologies releases a new logo and website, with the same great quality products. Now it's easier than ever to find information on the products and services Epec offers!
Suncoast Digital Technologies Inc.
The acquisition of Suncoast Digital Technologies Inc. allowed Epec to increase their presence as a premier supplier of high reliability human-machine interface (HMI) assemblies to leading OEMs.
Energy Efficient ECplus Motor
The new ECplus commercial refrigeration motor is a class leading electronically commutated refrigeration motor, with an energy efficiency that is better than anything else available in the market today.
Heavy/Extreme Copper PCBs
The acquisition of Heavy/Extreme copper PCB manufacturer, UPE Inc. and "PowerLink" technology enables Epec the ability to manufacturing printed circuits boards with heavy copper from 5 ounces up to 200 ounces.
EConomy & EXRi50 Motors
EConomy and EXRi50 were both developed to combat the highly competitive commercial refrigeration and HVAC markets to specifically address the need for lower cost and an increase of energy efficiency.
SMART Human-Machine Interface
Epec incorporates several new human-machine interface (HMI) technologies into their product offering which are changing how companies think, design, and integrate user interface controls into their devices.
Celebrating 65 Years
A major milestone for Epec, LLC as they celebrate 65 years of manufacturing excellence. As the oldest printed circuit board company in North America, Epec demonstrates why they are one of the top industry leaders in custom build to print electronics.
Epec Now Offering PCB Layout and Design Services
PCB layout and design services encompass a full design flow including rules-driven designs, schematic capture, library development, database construction and verification, signal integrity/design verification, EMI checking, and many others.
Epec Moves Their New Bedford Headquarters Location
Epec, which had been at the 174 Duchaine Boulevard location since the 1950s, moved to 176 Samuel Barnet Boulevard.
Lavallee Machining Joins Forces with Epec
For more than 35 years, Lavallee Machining has been a leading manufacturer of precision machining services, located in Southbridge, Mass.
Epec Acquires Metal Craft Machine
Lavallee Machining, an Epec Company, announced today the acquisition of Southbridge, Mass.-based Metal Craft Machine.
NetVia Group Joins Forces with Epec
NetVia Group was founded more than 35 years ago and is a trusted manufacturer of time-sensitive, high-technology printed circuit boards for OEMs in the most demanding industries.
Celebrating 70 Years
2022 marks another major milestone for Epec, as we celebrate 70 years of delivering quality and reliability in the electronics manufacturing industry.