Sunstone Press Releases
Sunstone Circuits® Now Offering Slots and Cutouts on Quickturn Orders – Multilayers in as little as 24 Hours
Sunstone Circuits® has enhanced their services by offering Slots and Cutouts on their Quickturn service, which offers a fast turnaround on high-quality, 2- to 6-layer printed circuit boards..
Mulino, OR. – January 22, 2013
Sunstone Circuits® celebrates the completion of a new administration and office building by hosting an Open House.
Sunstone Circuits®, the leading printed circuit board (PCB) prototype solutions provider, celebrated the completion of a new administration and office building by hosting an Open House on October 25, 2012. The festivities were held at the company’s corporate headquarters just south of Portland, Oregon.
Mulino, OR. – November 9, 2012
Now Offered as a Preferred PCB Fabricator in
CadSoft EAGLE PCB Design Software for US Engineers
Sunstone Circuits® is now being offered as a PCB fabrication service through CadSoft EAGLE PCB Design Software. CadSoft Computer, part of the Premier Farnell group of companies, has released an extended version of the PCB services ULP for EAGLE users.
Mulino, Ore. - September 11, 2012
Announces Completion of ITAR Registration
Sunstone Circuits has announced completion of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registration with the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).
Mulino, Ore. - April 24, 2012
Sunstone Circuits® Celebrates 40 Years of Serving Design Engineers
Sunstone Circuits is celebrating 40 years of delivering high quality PCB prototypes to design engineers. Leading the industry with an on-time delivery rate of over 99%, Sunstone Circuits provides live on-site customer support that is available every day of the year (24/7/365), giving Sunstone unparalleled customer service in the industry.
Mulino, Ore. - February 15, 2012
Sunstone Circuits® Partners with element14
Sunstone Circuits® has partnered with Newark’s element14 to deliver bare printed circuit board (PCB) prototyping services to customers in the Americas through element14’s Knode.
Mulino, Ore. - January 25, 2012
Sunstone Circuits Stays Open During the Busy 2011 Holiday Season
Now Offering Live Chat as Part of 24/7/365 Commitment to Customer Service Sunstone Circuits® has enhanced their online services by launching Live Chat on their website.
Mulino, Ore. - November 17, 2011
Sunstone Circuits® Launches a New and Improved Online User Forum
Sunstone Circuits® Launches New PCB User Forum Sunstone Circuits has launched a new User Forum for PCB design engineers. The new printed circuit board Forum allows design engineers to interact with one another, exchange tips and discuss important industry topics, as well as interact directly with Sunstone Circuits staff.
Mulino, Ore. - October 25, 2011
Design ECOsystem? Launches Comprehensive eCommerce Website
The Circuit Design ECOsystem has announced a new collaborative eCommerce website that facilitates faster and smarter PCB prototyping and ordering for design engineers.
Mulino, Ore. - September 27, 2011
Sunstone Circuits® Introduces Stencils
Sunstone Circuits® Now Offering Stencils for Quickturn and Full Feature PCB Prototypes Stencils join a growing suite of PCB solutions that includes Bundled Assembly, PCB Design Software and Free DFM.
Mulino, Ore. - August 23, 2011
Sunstone Circuits® Summer Celebration Winners
Sunstone Circuits’ Summer Celebration Apple iPad2 Giveaway Sweepstakes Winners Announced
Mulino, Ore. - July 15th, 2011
Sunstone Circuits® Summer Celebration
Apple iPad2 Giveaway Sweepstakes
Mulino, Ore. - June 13th, 2011
Sunstone Circuits® Names Paul Burns as Marketing Program Manager
Newest Member of Marketing Team Will Focus on Enhancing Customer Relationships.
Mulino, Ore. – May 31st, 2011
Sunstone Circuits® Announces Shorter Lead Times for CAD Tool PCB123®
Now offering shorter lead times for the circuit board design software, PCB123®.
Mulino, Ore. – May 12th, 2011
Sunstone Circuits® Announces New CAD Conversion Services Allowing Direct Upload
of PCB Design Files
Now offering a new CAD conversion service when placing an order for Sunstone’s Full Feature or Quickturn printed circuit boards.
Mulino, Ore. – April 19th, 2011
Sunstone Circuits® Adds New and Improved Schematic Editor to CAD
Powerful, Flexible and Intuitive New Schematic Editor Makes the Design Process Even Easier
Mulino, Ore. – March 15th, 2011
Sunstone Circuits® Names Molly O’Hara as Marketing Media Manager
Newest Member of Sunstone Marketing Team Brings Extensive Public Relations and Online Marketing Experience
Mulino, Ore. – February 22nd, 2011
Now Offering Rogers Materials Shipped within 24 Hours of Purchasing
PCBexpress Quickturn Products Now Include High-Speed Prototypes with RO4350
Mulino, Ore. – February 15th, 2011
Quickturn 4 Layer Prototypes Shipped in 24 Hours
PCBexpress Quickturn 4-Layer Prototypes Shipped in 24 Hours Shortens Lead-Times and Gets Products to Market Faster
Portland, Ore. – November 9th, 2010
More Than 35 Years of Experience Separates Sunstone Circuits from the Average PCB
Sunstone's lengthy heritage makes for a unique position in the marketplace
Mulino, Ore. – June 23rd, 2010
The Design Process Just Got Easier
Sunstone Circuits® Launches the Newest Version of their Enhanced PCB Design- Tool, PCB123 v4
Mulino, Ore. – September 21th, 2010
North American Industry leader, Sunstone Circuits®, now Offering PayPal™ to its
The printed circuit board (PCB) prototype solutions provider, has added yet another component to their convenient and safe, online payment options. PayPal™, the globally recognized electronic payment service, is now available to Sunstone customers for their online purchasing needs.
Mulino, Ore. – April 5th, 2010
Sunstone Circuits Holiday Service
Sunstone Circuits will be open throughout the holidays, offering live "extreme" customer support 24/7/365, even on Christmas morning.
Mulino, Ore. – Dec. 16, 2009
Sunstone Circuits Enhances ValueProto PCBs
New features include expedited shipping to all 50 states and reduced lead-time; $40 Quick Build cuts four days off lead-time
Mulino, Ore. – Dec. 8, 2009
Sunstone Improves the PCB123 CAD Tool
Technical Editor Paul Rako explains why PCB123 is one of his favorite PCB CAD tools available today.
EDN, Nov. 20, 2009
Sunstone Circuits Enhances PCB123 With Updated Version 3.3
PCB007 included a brief story about PCB123, noting the improved user experience.
PCB007, Nov. 19, 2009
Sunstone Circuits PCB123 v3.3 Board Design Software
Blogger Ken Chung outlined PCB123’s new features on the EDA Blog.
EDA Blog, Nov. 18, 2009
Sunstone Releases PCB123 v. 3.3
Editor Chelsey Drysdale briefly wrote up the new PCB123 v 3.3 features.
Circuits Assembly, Nov. 18, 2009
Sunstone Circuits Enhances PCB123
As SMT magazine discovered, PCB123 v 3.3 is much more user friendly for design engineers.
SMT, Nov. 18, 2009
Sunstone Circuits Enhances PCB123 with Version 3.3
Sunstone offers Better User Experience and Accelerated Design Process
Mulino, Ore. – Nov. 18, 2009
Sunstone Circuits Introduces Fab and Assembly
Sunstone’s 2-in-1 ordering services with partner Screaming Circuits is a glowing example of streamlining the PCB industry
CurcuiTree, Oct. 7, 2009
Sunstone Circuits Intros Fab + Assembly
Blogger Pradeep Chackraborty offers praise for Sunstone’s 2-in-1 ordering capabilities with Screaming Circuits
PC Electronic Components Blog, Oct. 7, 2009
Sunstone Circuits Expands ECOsystem
A quick take on how Sunstone Circuits partnership with Screaming Circuits is advancing the Sunstone ECOsystem
Circuits Assembly, Oct. 7, 2009
Instant Online Quoting and Ordering of PCB Prototypes plus Assembly
In One Place at Sunstone.com
Sunstone now offers 2-in-1 ordering capabilities that enable design engineers to order PCBs from Sunstone Circuits and assembly services from Screaming Circuits, all in one place at www.Sunstone.com
Mulino, Ore. – October 6, 2009
Sunstone Offers 2-in-1 Ordering Service
A news article about Sunstone’s expanded relationship with Screaming Circuits
PCB007, Oct. 6, 2009
Sunstone Circuits Introduces Fab + Assembly
The Sunstone ECOsystem is all about making a designer’s life easier, and the new 2-in-1 ordering service with Screaming Circuits eases the pain of ordering
SMT, Oct. 6, 2009
Sunstone Circuits Expands ECOsystem
Margo Larkin explains how the partnership with Screaming Circuits now has a 2-in-1 ordering service
Printed Circuit Design & Fabrication, Oct. 6, 2009
Streamlining PC Board Production
Editor Spencer Chin explores the Sunstone ECOsystem and its "grass roots" effort to improve the PCB industry
NASA Tech Briefs, Sept. 28, 2009
Golden Mousetrap Awards Finalists List
PCB123 v 3.2 with LiveBOM Functionality earned a spot in the finals of the 2009 Golden Mousetrap Awards CAD Software category.
Design News, Sept. 14, 2009
ValueProto PCBs, Sunstone’s New Product Line
EDN takes a look at the ValueProto PCBs product line on its website.
EDN, June 15, 2009
Sunstone’s Expanded Product Line with ValueProto PCBs
Jade Po Kellard of Global SMT & Packaging talked with Diane Economaki about how ValueProto is the right product for the times.
Global SMT & Packaging, June 15, 2009
Sunstone Circuits Reaches Out to Hobbyists, Professionals Alike with ValueProto
ValueProto PCBs offer value pricing for small, 2-Layer boards that do not require expedited service.
CircuitTree, June 11, 2009
Sunstone Offers Affordable Option for 2-Layer PCBs
Margo Larkin shows how ValueProto PCBs is an affordable option for 2-layer PCBs.
Printed Circuit Design & Fabrication, June 10, 2009
Sunstone Circuits Expands Product Line with ValueProto PCBs
A news article about Sunstone’s expanded product line with ValueProto PCBs.
PCB007, June 10, 2009
ValueProto PCBs for Small Quantity Prototype
Editor Ken Cheung discusses ValueProto PCBs as a inexpensive option for professional and hobbyist prototypers.
EmbeddedStar.com, June 10, 2009
ValueProto PCBs for the Electronic Industry Professional and Hobbyist
EMSNow explains how the ValueProto PCBs is better option for smaller PCB prototype projects.
EMSNow, June 10, 2009
Sunstone’s PCB123 Design Software Recognized as Industry Benchmark for Excellence
Sunstone Circuits was awarded a SMT VISION Award for its PCB123 design software at the 17th Annual SMT VISION Award ceremony held during the 2009 IPC APEX Expo. The SMT VISION Awards recognize the people and products within the surface mount industry that serve as benchmarks of excellence.
Mulino, Ore. – April 20, 2009
Launches Live, Comprehensive Digital Parts Library with NXP and Digi-Key
Through the Sunstone ECOsystemSM Design Environment, design engineers can now search and select parts from NXP’s certified parts library, then order in real time from Digi-Key’s online store via PCB123’s LiveBOM functionality.
Mulino, Ore. – March 16, 2009
Sunstone Circuits collaborates
with National Instruments to simplify PCB Prototyping
Sunstone has joined forces with National Instruments to offer an integrated PCB prototype and quickturn design environment. Now NI Multisim and NI Ultiboard customers can easily order prototype PCBs from Sunstone via the Sunstone ECOsystemSM Design Environment.
Mulino, Ore. – March 2, 2009
Sunstone Launches IDF Plug-in
Sunstone Circuits has launched the Intermediate Data Format (IDF) Plug-In, the first plug-in module for PCB123 based upon the PCB123 V3.1 Software Developer's Kit (SDK).
Mulino, Ore. – Sept. 09, 2008
and Altium Collaborate to Improve PCB Design
DFM Add-On Breaks Down Barriers Between PCB Design and Manufacturing
Mulino, Ore. – Mar. 18, 2008
Releases DFM Add-on for CADSOFT EAGLE PCB Layout Tool
EAGLE Users Can Design Direct to Sunstone’s Fab
Mulino, Ore. – Jan. 17, 2008
Sunstone Circuits Releases
PCB123 Version 3.0
Offers Powerful Enhancements To Accelerate Design Process
Mulino, Ore. – Nov. 26, 2007