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Angie Brown - General Manager

Angie Brown - General Manager
Angie Brown has over 30-years of experience within the printed circuit board industry. As the general manager Angie is responsible for managing the entire supply chain, to ensure that orders are started, confirmed, and received in time for the customer's ship dates. Addiitonaly she oversees Epec's customer service, planning, and enginnering teams to verify a seemless transition for all orders from the time of quote to final production. Angie also works closely with senior managenment and sales to develop pricing and delivery strategies that help us reach our revenue targets.

Recent Posts


How PCB Quick Turn Days Are Counted

Written by Angie Brown - General Manager
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 4:08 PM

Early on in the printed circuit board (PCB) industry, purchase orders were faxed, confirmed with a phone call, and lead time was open for discussion. Pricing was agreed upon at a lunch date by a sales associate or a long time agreement to buy the boards forever. 

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Why Is PB Free HASL A Hassle

Written by Angie Brown - General Manager
Posted on April 11, 2017 at 1:18 PM

Hot Air Solder Leveling (HASL) has always been the main staple of PCB surface finishes. In the late 80s, 60/40 tin-lead reflow started to phase out of processes and was replaced with Hot Air Solder Leveling. HASL, the longtime reliable surface finish is still used today in military, aerospace, medical, and other applications.

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How to Ensure Your Quick Turn PCB Will Not Be Delayed

Written by Angie Brown - General Manager
Posted on January 19, 2017 at 3:57 PM

When it comes to manufacturing, time is of the essence. Worrying about your printed circuit board (PCB) order being on time should be the last thing on your mind but how do you make this happen?

You need to work with a high quality quick turn PCB services supplier.  As the oldest existing printed circuit board supplier in the United States, we wanted to provide you with information so your PCBs won’t get delayed.

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Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing: Then and Now

Written by Angie Brown - General Manager
Posted on September 16, 2016 at 10:30 AM

When I started in the printed circuit board manufacturing business 34 years ago I believed this was a temporary job to pay the bills. Just until I was able to figure out what I really wanted to do. That was in 1982, working at a small PCB shop. 

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PCB Engineering Support – Even When the Sun Goes Down

Written by Angie Brown - General Manager
Posted on June 21, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Epec’s engineering team is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We have 6 fulltime printed circuit board (PCB) CAM Engineers in the United States, along with 2 full time at our Shenzhen China office. Our U.S. CAM Engineers work on 2 separate shifts, so we really do have assistance available 24/7.

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