Zuken Joins ODB++ Solutions Alliance
Company extends its OpenDoor agreement with Mentor Graphics
3, April 2012 – Munich, Germany and Westford, MA, USA – Zuken has extended its OpenDoor agreement with Mentor Graphics by participating as a partner in the recently-formed ODB ++ Solutions Alliance.
The ODB++ Solutions Alliance provides a focal point for further technological development and adoption of the data format and comprises both users and solutions-development partners. ODB++ is a single-data structure for transferring PCB designs into fabrication, assembly and test.
Zuken will offer support for the ODB++ format in its CR-5000 and CR-8000 PCB design suites.
Steve Chidester, Zuken Head of International Marketing, says: “We’ve had customers request support for ODB++, so membership in the ODB++ Solutions Alliance will help us respond to their needs. Zuken will continue in its support of other data formats, such as IPC-2581, and is an active member of the IPC-2581 Consortium.”
For more information visit www.odb-sa.com/partners
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About the ODB++ Solutions Alliance
The ODB++ Solutions Alliance provides a forum for implementers and supporters of the ODB++ format to share their interest and success with others. Alliance members can exchange information, advice and ideas about the format, including implementation of best practices and their experiences in using the format across the PCB design-through-manufacturing flow. The overall goals of the ODB++ Solutions Alliance are to increase awareness of what is being achieved today with ODB++ in reducing time-to-market, cost and supply-chain risk, and provide the basis for wider adoption by designers and manufacturers so as to maximize the benefits for the PCB engineering community, and further enhancement of the format and its implementation methods in line with technological developments. www.odb-sa.com
For more information contact your local PR person:
Amy Clements, Zuken USA Inc., 238 Littleton RD, STE 100, Westford, MA 01886
Tel: +1 972-691-3284 E-mail:
Northern & Southern Europe
Sally Wilkes, Zuken Ltd., 1500 Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4RF, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1454 207800 E-mail:
Petra Haberer, Zuken GmbH, Am Söldnermoos 17, 85399 Hallbergmoos, Deutschland
Tel.: +49 (0)89 / 60 76 96-52 E-mail: