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(Deutsch) Seminar “Effektives Leiterplatten Design mit EAGLE” in Martinsried b. München

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Posted: 30/07/13

CadSoft Computer and element14 Asia-Pacific sign multi-year partnership with ITE Singapore

Partnership provides training to prepare students for greater success in careers in electronics design and product development

Munich, 17 July 2013 CadSoft Computer and element14 Asia-Pacific have partnered with the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) of Singapore to provide training on Computer Aided Design of PCB (Printed Circuit Board) for students in Asia-Pacific. CadSoft’s award-winning software, EAGLE, is a user-friendly, powerful and affordable tool for PCB design, and has been used by design engineers worldwide for 25 years.

CadSoft Computer and element14 Asia-Pacific, a distributor of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair, will work with ITE on developing the curriculum for PCB design that supports ITE’s Electronics courses, including Schematics Capture, Components of Library Creation, PCB Routing among others.

As part of the agreement, ITE will establish a CadSoft-element 14 EAGLE Training Centre at ITE College West. This training centre will be used to provide training in the use of the CadSoft EAGLE software for both ITE students and industry professionals.  CadSoft will supply the necessary licenses and technical support for the training sessions. Through the training, students will learn to work with the EAGLE software on multiple projects before entering a professional career in electronics design.

Thomas Liratsch, General Manager of CadSoft Computer said, “We are delighted to team up with ITE and element14 to provide technical education for PCB design. Education is a key success factor for young students and helps them keep pace with the fast developments in the electronics industry. The familiarity and proficiency gained from our CAD training will be an asset to the students for any professional career in the electronics industry.”


Dr Yek Tiew Ming, Principal, ITE College West, welcomed this collaboration, “This partnership reaffirms ITE’s commitment in forging closer partnerships with the industry, moving towards its vision of being a global leader for innovations in technical education. We take pride to partner CadSoft and element14 –global market leaders in PCB Design Software. This partnership will offer an excellent platform for us to draw on their individual strengths and synergise their resources for the common good. It is an actualisation of ITE’s philosophy to continually engage the industry and provide industry-relevant skills, knowledge and values for employability and lifelong learning in a global economy.”

Ravi Pagar, Regional Director – South Asia, element14 Asia-Pacific, added, “element14 is delighted to partner with ITE and CadSoft to give students a taste of the real world early on in their course. We work with many industry-leading suppliers to offer solutions, applications and products for electronics design, and this collaboration will pave the way for us to work more closely on industrial projects together to enhance the training of their students.”

Posted: 23/07/13

EAGLE top resellers of the year rewarded

CadSoft, home of the successful PCB design software EAGLE, has awarded its top resellers 2013 for the regions Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe.

Stratford Digital (USA, Canada), CADware (Czech Republic) and Circuit Boards Service (Japan) have been selected as CadSoft’s resellers of the year for 2013 based on their effort and success in selling EAGLE.

“We recognize Stratford Digital’s, CADware’s and Circuit Boards Service’s long-term commitment and great performance over many years and are delighted to award them as our Resellers of the year 2013. It is also thanks to their contribution that EAGLE – which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year – remains successful and valuable to customers worldwide. All three companies have a very long business relationship to CadSoft and deliver the world-class service in their regions that EAGLE users expect”, says Thomas Liratsch, General Manager of CadSoft Computer.

Besides being the first North American distributor to offer online sales of EAGLE licenses, Stratford Digital also offers custom tools, training, and design services for many EAGLE customers. The free web-interface that they maintain at provides a great service to the EAGLE community.

CADware has been successfully selling CAM- / CAE- Software and plotters for board manufacturing for over 21 years. EAGLE benefits from their experience and from the close relationship to this Czech company that also publishes its own electronic magazine, namely DPS.

Circuit Boards Service has established EAGLE in the Japanese market and, thanks to their sales and regional marketing engagement, Japan is now one of the key markets for CadSoft in the Asia-Pacific region. Circuit Boards Service focuses on plotters for PCB fabrication, professional CAD Software and automatic test equipment.

Posted: 18/07/13

CadSoft participates at OHM 2013

This year, CadSoft is going to participate at one of Europe’s most popular hackers and makers events, OHM 2013. This 5 day festival consists primarily of lectures and workshops and will take place in early August in the Netherlands, north of Amsterdam.

André Schmeets from Farnell Belgium will attend the show personally and run a lecture and several workshops about EAGLE. Moreover, CadSoft has made a contribution to the event and appears with its’ logo among the sponsors on OHM’s website.

Thomas Liratsch, General Manager of CadSoft, says: “We are looking forward to participating at this event and are delighted to have André as an expert on-site who can once more demonstrate the value of EAGLE for the hobbyist scene. This year, the maker community is for CadSoft, as for the whole Premier Farnell Group, a focus segment and our EAGLE software is a perfect tool for them: easy to use, affordable and efficient.”

CadSoft @ OHM2013: 31st July – 4th August

Posted: 04/07/13