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9 Oct 2017

Bay Area Circuits Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2017

Bay Area Circuits hosted 30 engineering students from Ohlone College, located in Fremont, CA. Students received a first-hand look at the printed circuit board manufacturing process, including the ingredients which have enabled the company to set the standard for quick-turn PCB prototype manufacturing. Video

19 Sep 2017

Bay Area Circuits Releases Update to InstantDFM Providing PCB Designers With Actionable Manufacturing Intelligence

In addition to verifying process-critical parameters and general manufacturing readiness, additional logic has been integrated which provides designers with automated, intelligent design feedback and recommendations. This includes whether a design requires standard or advanced process capabilities – information invaluable to designers working to limit manufacturing costs and lead time while improving overall design performance and stability.

11 Sep 2017

Excellon announces the installation of an HS-2L Intelli-Drill System at Bay Area Circuits

The Excellon HS-2L Intelli-Drill™ System provides capabilities such as post lamination tooling optimization for multi-layers, zone drilling and routing relative to surface targets and features such as surface sense depth control and reverse spindle rotation that set it apart from the competition.

20 Jul 2017 

Bay Area Circuits’ PCBs For Education Program Provides Support to Collegiate Solar Vehicle Teams

Bay Area Circuits, Inc., a leading quick-turn manufacturer of printed circuit boards (PCBs), recently provided PCB manufacturing support to collegiate solar vehicle teams through its PCBs for Education program. The CalSol (UC Berkeley) & UF Solar Gators (University of Florida) solar vehicle teams participated in the 2017 Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) hosted at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, TX, July 3-8, 2017, and both achieved incredible success.

1 Nov 2016 

Bay Area Circuits Annual Open House An Opportunity to Display Support For Education

This year’s event featured solar and electric vehicles on display from 3 local universities, all sponsored by Bay Area Circuits, including: CalSol’s solar vehicle from UC Berkeley, UCD Formula Racing’s electric vehicle from UC Davis, and Spartan Racing’s electric vehicle from San Jose State.

11 Oct 2016 

Opening Doors and Minds on National Manufacturing Day

Last Friday, Fremont celebrated National Manufacturing Day by inviting students and jobseekers to attend 11 manufacturing facility tours across the City. We sat down with Stephen Garcia, President, Bay Area Circuits, a printed circuit board manufacturer, to debrief on the day and hear a manufacturer’s perspective on the importance of Manufacturing Day.

7 Oct 2016 

IPC Celebrates 5th Annual Manufacturing Day

Bay Area Circuits, an IPC member company located in California, is hosting a Manufacturing Day event for the third consecutive year.

26 Sep 2016 

Bay Area Circuits To Host Manufacturing Day 2016 Event

The company will open its doors to give attendees a tour of its production operations and get an up close look at some of the latest machine upgrades and technological advancements in the field.

6 Sep 2016

Bay Area Circuits To Tout PCB Prototype Manufacturing at PCB West 2016

The three-day technical conference runs September 13th – 15th, with the one-day exhibition taking place on September 14th.

17 Aug 2016

Bay Area Circuits Releases Version 3 Of Its Free PCB Design Software

Including a Comprehensive Differential Pair Toolkit, Mac OS X Support & More

1 Aug 2016

Bay Area Circuits Enhances PCB Online Store With New Benefits & Improvements

Comprehensive Quality And On-Time Guarantee, Free Shipping, Updated Rewards Program & More

5 Apr 2016

Congressman Mike Honda Visits Bay Area Circuits’ Manufacturing Plant in California

Part of IPC’s Continuing Efforts to Connect Electronics Manufacturers with Policymakers

17 Mar 2016

Video; Bay Area Circuits at IPC APEX Expo 2016

Bay Area Circuits’ President, Stephen Garcia, meets with Guest Editor Dan Beaulieu to discuss what’s new and what’s coming for 2016.

1 Mar 2016

Bay Area Circuits Appoints KT Technical Sales As Its Southern California Sales Representative

Bay Area Circuits announced the appointment of KT Technical Sales as its new sales representative in the Southern California territory.

13 Jan 2016

Bay Area Circuits Adds Accu-Score AS-100-MAX V-Scoring Machine To Its Silicon Valley Facility

The AS-100-MAX is a high accuracy, high throughput, 4-axis CNC machine designed to score continuous and segmented (“jump”) v-grooves on printed circuit boards.


2 Dec 2015

Good in, Good out: Bay Area Circuits Discusses Data Strategies

Bay Area Circuits President Stephen Garcia and COO Brian Paper sit down with I-Connect007’s Barry Matties to discuss the importance of good management.

28 Oct 2015

Bay Area Circuits Annual Open House a Huge Success

Facility tours highlight new equipment investments.

1 Oct 2015

PCB Prototyping Made Easy

Interview with Stephen Garcia, President, Bay Area Circuits in the October 2015 issue of Modern Printed Circuits magazine.

22 Sep 2015

Bay Area Circuits Introduces Customer Loyalty Reward Program

Bay Area Circuits has launched the PCB industry’s first reward program, providing customers with substantial savings on printed circuit board orders placed through the Bay Area Circuits online store.

22 Jun 2015

Bay Area Circuits Selects Seica Flying-Probe PCB Test System

Bay Area Circuits has purchased a Rapid 270 bare-board tester as announced by Seica Inc’s sales representative in Northwestern USA, Zero Defects International.

28 Apr 2015

Bay Area Circuits to Exhibit at Del Mar Electronics & Design Show

The company will also be joining Camtek Ltd. to co-host a seminar for PCB designers & enthusiasts on 3D functional inkjet printing of solder mask and legend on PCBs.

25 Feb 2015

Video; Checking in With Fast Growing Bay Area Circuits

Bay Area Circuits’ President, Stephen Garcia, meets with Guest Editor Dan Beaulieu to discuss what’s new and what’s coming for 2015.

5 Feb 2015

Stephen Garcia, President, Bay Area Circuits, Inc. Featured in Circuitnet’s Viewpoint 

As Bay Area Circuits begins our 40th year of serving up high quality, quick-turn printed circuit board manufacturing to high-tech electronics manufacturers, contract assemblers and design engineers, we look back at 2014 as a year of significant growth.

2 Feb 2015

Camtek Receives First Conditional Order for Gryphon – The 3D Functional Inkjet Technology System

The system is operating in a production environment at Silicon Valley-based PCB manufacturer, Bay Area Circuits, Inc.

12 Jan 2015

Excellon Announces the Installation of a Model 136L Intelli-Drill System at Bay Area Circuits, Inc.

The Excellon 136L Intelli-Drill System strengthens Bay Area Circuits’ capabilities related to small hole drilling, registration and tighter tolerances.


3 Apr 2014

Bay Area Circuits Releases InstantDFM; A Free, On Demand Solution for DFM Reporting

InstantDFM delivers a web-based Design for Manufacturability (DFM) tool enabling PCB designers everywhere the ability to upload Gerber files and receive real-time results.

31 Mar 2014

Modern Printed Circuits Magazine, “Key Cost Driving Factors When Quoting Printed Circuit Boards”

26 Mar 2014

Video; 39 Years and Still Growing!

Bay Area Circuits’ President, Stephen Garcia, meets with Guest Editor Dan Beaulieu to discuss what’s new and what’s coming for 2014.


24 Sep 2013

Bay Area Circuits Announces Facility Expansion In Heart of Silicon Valley

Bay Area Circuits, a leading manufacturer of quick-turn printed circuit boards (PCBs), today announced it has relocated to a 30,000 square foot manufacturing facility located in Fremont, CA.

20 Feb 2013

Video; PCB Creator Design Software by Bay Area Circuits

Peter Brissette meets with Guest Editor Kelly Dack to discuss Bay Area Circuits’ latest software tool called PCB Creator.


25 Sep 2012

Bay Area Circuits Announces Free PCB Design Software For 2 And 4 Layer PCB Design

Bay Area Circuits, a leading manufacturer of advanced PCBs, today announced the availability of a new software application called PCB Creator which enables easy design of 2 and 4 layer printed circuit boards with a number of pro-level features.

18 May 2012

Bay Area Circuits Partners With Club Jameco To Provide PCB Services To Hobbyists

Bay Area Circuits is proud to announce its new partnership in helping launch Club Jameco for electronics hobbyists. Bay Area Circuits will be the exclusive Printed Circuit Board manufacturer for all of the projects created by the hobbyists for Club Jameco.

22 Mar 2012

Bay Area Circuits Now Offers PCB Layout Services For Electronic Manufacturers

To assist manufacturers with PCB design and layout, Bay Area Circuits now offers an experienced Electrical Engineering staff with IPC CID+ (Advanced Certified Interconnect Designer) Certification.

28 Feb 2012

Video; A Rising Tide of Success For This PCB Fabricator

Bay Area Circuits’ Vice President of Operations, Stephen Garcia, meets with Guest Editor Kelly Dack to explain a few success strategies for his company. Garcia says his company’s growth can be attributed to almost 90% referrals, a testament to the quality they offer.

24 Jan 2012

Software Tools And Conversion Guide Solve PCB Design Mysteries

To assist PCB Design Engineers create and verify their PCB designs, Bay Area Circuits has introduced free software tools and guides including a PCB Array Calculator, Gerber Viewer and DXF/DFG to Gerber Conversion Guide.


15 Aug 2011

Bay Area Circuits Completes ITAR Certification To Provide United States Government Additional Manufacturing Source

Continually striving to meet the ever changing demands of the PCB manufacturing industry, Bay Area Circuits announced it has achieved ITAR Certification as a part of its ongoing quality assurance program.

21 Apr 2011

Video; Bay Area Circuits Stresses Design Education

Bay Area Circuits’ Stephen Garcia, VP of Operations, and Peter Brissette, Director of Sales and Marketing, discuss their recent investments in higher technology.

18 Apr 2011

Bay Area Circuits Publishes New Website With Secure Customer Order Portal And Design File Review Service

As a part of an ongoing effort to provide outstanding customer service, Bay Area Circuits has published a newly designed website that includes a secure customer portal and file design for manufacturability (DFM) review service.

12 Apr 2011

Bay Area Circuits Now Testing Its Printed Circuit Boards With The Seica S240 Bare Board Tester

Becoming only the second PCB Manufacturer in the United States to use the Seica S240 bare board testing system, Bay Area Circuits is now able to achieve high speed testing with maximum accuracy and measurement repeatability.



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