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Tait Communications: Addressing PCB Data Management Challenges with Allegro

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See how Tait was able to reduce their library creation times by 40% using the Allegro Engineering Data Management environment.


Customer Quote

"Allegro PCB Library Workbench solved many of our design reuse module challenges and provided the library management and flow capabilities we needed. As an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 compliant company, we’re also pleased that the tool provides the parts data traceability we need to maintain our compliance."

Dave Elder PCB Design Manager, Tait Communications


Business Challenges

  • Shorten library creation process
  • Make it easier and faster to locate parts
  • Maximize library management resource utilization\


Cadence Solution

  • Allegro®Design Workbench
  • Allegro PCB Library Workbench
  • Allegro PCB Editor


Lessons Learned

  • Implement automated library management via a phased approach
  • Synchronize Allegro PCB Library Workbench with an ERP system for timely, accurate parts data



  • 25% faster library creation process
  • 25% more schematic capture productivity
  • 10% more PCB design layout productivity
  • 40% less time spent managing parts libraries
  • 15% reduction in duplicated part library effort
  • 20% improvement in library model accuracy
  • More agile regulatory compliance process
  • Access to more up-to-date, accurate parts data