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photocad supports young researcher

Lukas Lao Beyer, the young researcher supported by Photocad, has won first prize in technology for his project “Development of a USB peripheral device for Software Defined Radio” in the state-wide competition, “NRW Jugend forscht,” which aims to encourage young people in the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia to carry out their own research projects.

The winners’ names are in!

We’ve reached that stage already and the lots have been drawn, and Fairy Godmother Nele has named the winners of our Christmas draw.

Take a quick look at our  Facebook page to see if your name is among them.

Have fun taking part in the draw!

photocad at SMT 2015

Once again, Photocad will be setting out its stall this year “SMT Hybrid Packaging 2015,” a specialist trade fair that will be held in Nuremberg, Germany, from May 5th 2015 until May 7th, 2015, when you’ll be able to find us in Hall 6 on Stand 6-103.

You’re invited to join us, and we’ve reserved a ticket for you to visit the event on our Facebook page, and we can’t wait for your visit!


We were delighted to welcome Mr. Udo Weigel of Stern-Elektronik GmbH in Zwickau in Saxony as the five thousandth customer of our online store.  As a token of our appreciation, Mr. Weigel will receive an iPad Mini from us, and we’re sure he’ll have lots of fun with it!

photocad goes live on Facebook! Informative, personal, and up-to-date

“The best thing about my job? Strategic planning and creating things as a team.”  That was the clear answer from our CEO, Ulf Jepsen. It’s only logical, therefore, that the successful SMD stencil manufacturer would also show its face on Facebook.

CNC-controlled machinery developed in house by Photocad in collaboration with Koweso

In March 2013, CNC-controlled machinery for the automatic nano-coating of SMD stencils was installed at Photocad’s premises.
Photocad now has the capabilities to add a nano-coating to all SMD stencils that it produces for itself. Thanks to this equipment, Photocad was also able to reduce the surcharge for nano-plating by over 50%, meaning that nano-plating is now charged at just €25 per stencil.

Installation of an ultramodern electro-polishing facility

On January 8th, 2013, an ultra-modern Poligrat EP110 L250-25 electro-polishing machine was installed at Photocad’s premises in order to polish SMD stencils…


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