Intercept Announces Support for IPC-2581


Intercept Technology Inc., a leader in PCB/Hybrid/RF electrical engineering applications, announced support for IPC-2581 today. It is the fourteenth company in the industry that officially announced support IPC-2581 and join IPC-2581 consortium.

“Intercept has always been a strong supporter of open data transfer, and continues to support such efforts with our commitment to provide the IPC-2581 file format. As one of the few vendors that still utilize open ASCII formats for all of its output files, the IPC-2581 will be added to Intercept’s suite of ASCII manufacturing output options within the next year. Intercept strongly supports vendor collaboration for the promotion of improved design and manufacture practices, and is pleased to be a part of the IPC-2581 Consortium.”

 Intercept Technology Inc. is the leading supplier of technology independent PCB, Hybrid, and RF design and layout software. Intercept offers a full suite of software solutions that includes Pantheon PCB/Hybrid/RF layout design, Mozaix schematic design, Indx library management, Xtent high speed constraint manager, and 35+ translators and interfaces that facilitate full environment migration and the completion of RF, Hybrid, High Speed, SiP, Analog, Digital, and Mixed-Signal designs. From schematic, to library, to layout and verification, to manufacture, Intercept offers a complete environment solution.

 So far, companies who support IPC-2581 have covered many parts of PCB supply chain including OEMs, EDA/DFM/CAM software companies, PCB fabricators, electronics assemblers and test companies. With more companies joining the IPC-2581 Consortium, we are on the road of accelerating the adoption of IPC-2581 as an open, neutrally maintained global standard and benefit the whole industry.