Advanced Circuits Expands by Acquiring Circuit Express

Advanced Circuits (ACI) announced the acquisition of Circuit Express (CEI) based in Tempe, AZ. With this acquisition, Advanced Circuits, an industry leader for many years in the commercial PCB arena, moves aggressively into the high-reliability, military/aerospace/defense, high-technology marketplace. The acquisition will enable Advanced Circuits and Circuit Express to further focus on their core competencies and immediately begin offering expanded services to their customer bases.

CEI brings to Advanced Circuits a stand-alone facility that specializes in advanced technologies (blind/buried vias, high-frequency laminates, .003″ line/space, etchback, etc.) with a successful track record in supplying PCBs to military, aerospace, and defense customers.

Advanced Circuits continues to experience record growth and is reporting a strong start for 2010 and the addition in January of many new customers to its already significant customer base. By allowing Circuit Express customers access to Advanced Circuits’ higher-volume production capabilities, its innovative online quoting and ordering procedures plus exclusive services FreeDFM and PCB Artist, Circuit Express achieves an immediate opportunity for revenue growth potential…a win/win for both companies.

About Advanced Circuits
Since 1989, Advanced Circuits has been a leading PCB quickturn manufacturer specializing in both Prototypes and Production quantities. Advanced Circuits is ISO 9001:2008 Certified, IPC Class 2 and 3 Qualified, and ITAR Registered and is now positioned among the top 5 board fabricators in North America. Advanced Circuits is well-known for its expedited turn time capabilities and its reliable best on-time shipping record. An innovator in PCB services, ACI offers Free Design for Manufacturability checks at and Free downloads for PCB layout software at For more information, call 800-979-4PCB (4722).