Our Story/History


Over 40 Years of Service

We started making printed circuit boards back in 1972 with a commitment to total customer satisfaction, and have been exceeding customer expectations ever since. Our rapid growth is, we believe, a function of our dependability to deliver high-quality printed circuit boards on time year after year.

Company Milestones:

  • 1999 - Pioneered the online PCB ordering process as PCBExpress
  • 2002 - Changed the CAD tools equation by introducing free-to-use schematic and layout suite, PCB123®
  • 2005 - Was first to offer 24/7/365 customer support via phone, email, and live online chat
  • 2005 - Supported RoHS with the addition of an immersion silver offering
  • 2006 - Added CAD file conversion services, E-Test, assembly services, DFM manufacturing check tools, a 25-point DFM review
  • 2010 - Introduced Rogers 4350 material to PCBExpress
  • 2010 - ValueProto PCBs introduced for the value conscience designer
  • 2012 - Updated the PCBExpress product (added slots / cutouts) and design specific drill sizes
  • 2013 - Announces the Sunstone On Time Guarantee.  An industry first.  On time or your PCBs are free, No Questions!
  • 2014 - DFMplus Free -(Design for Manufacturability) tool launches. 
  • 2015 - Added lead time flexibility for PCBExpress.  Extended Lead time program
  • 2017 - Launch of the OneQuote form.  Instant online quoting for all your PCB needs in one place.

Our vision for the future

Our team's foresight and innovation has made us leaders in the PCB industry. We're constantly looking for new ways to improve the PCB prototyping process — from pioneering online quoting, to our early adoption of RoHS compliant finishes.

If you have a suggestion for how we may improve our service to you, we want to know about it! Get in touch with our on-site customer support 24/7/365.