History

1975  

Hans Brockstedt founded his company in Kiel-Kronshagen. The main focus was on development patterns and protoypes to the date fixed. This niche grew rapidly, so that the company established itself as the German leader in the field of PCB express services within ten years.

1980

Production of the first multilayers.

1984

Production of the first rigid-flex boards.

1985

Conversion of all solvent-based processes to watery-alkaline (CFC-free).

1986

UL certification (E105722).

1991

Certification according to DIN ISO 9002 as second German PCB producer.

1992

Certification according to MIL-P-55110 and MIL-P-50884, as well as first and only MIL certified company laboratory.

1995

Electrical testing with Gerber data via flying probe tester.

1996

At the gates of Kiel, the new factory was created. On 5000 square metres, with a capital expenditure of about 8 million Euro, an ultra-modern factory was built.

1996

Replacement of the PbSn etch resist with Sn etch resist (lead free processes).

1996

World's first production of a hybrid circuit made of epoxy-Teflon-Pyralux.

1997

Implementation of electroless nickel-gold (lead free surface).

1997

Start of production of laser drilled microvias.

1998

Start of serial production of aeronautical, aerospace and military technology.

1999

Implementation of a new ERP/PPS software.

2000

Implementation of the laser drilling technology.

2001

Installation of a dual laser drilling machine.

2001

Installation of a dual-head drilling machine for high precision registering and drilling of multilayers.

2002

Installation of a new electroless tin line (lead free surface).

2002

Certification according to MIL-PRF-31032 as first European PCB producer.

2002

World's first producer certified to produce microvia circuits according to MIL-PRF-31032.

2003

Process optimization to realize an aspect ratio > 1:9.

2003

Certification according to the new process oriented DIN EN ISO 9001:2000.

2004

Recertification according to MIL-PRF-31032.

2004

Management buyout and continuation as family business.

2007

Expansion drill and press capacities.

2008

Impedance controlled production with inspection protocol.

2009

Installation of a micro etching facility.

2010

Microvia filling

2010

Hole plugging