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Optimum Design Associates’ Designer wins TOP GUN AWARD at PCB Design Conference West 2007


PLEASANTON, CA., USA– Optimum Design Associates Inc. (Optimum) proudly announced today that Randy Holt, Sr. Designer for PCB Layout, was inducted into the PCB Top Gun Hall of Fame in 2007. Randy has been with Optimum for nine years, is a Certified IPC Designer (CID) and tackles many of Optimum’s most challenging designs. “Using Mentor Expedition allowed me to quickly handle any design changes and to stay ahead of the field.” said Holt.

“We congratulate Randy Holt and Optimum Design Associates for winning the PCB ”Top Gun“ Award, and we take pride in knowing that Expedition Enterprise’s leadership technology helped him to achieve this industry honor,” stated Dan Boncella, Mentor Graphics systems design division.

This is the fourth Top Gun Award by designers working at Optimum. Prior Optimum winners, all using Expedition, include Nick Barbin, Tom Stout and Brendon Parise.

About Optimum Design Associates
Optimum Design Associates is a leading provider of award winning PCB layout, engineering, and in house turnkey manufacturing services (EMS). Established in 1991, Optimum continues to meet the challenge of creating complex, high-density designs for some of the world’s leading high-tech OEMs. Optimum’s designers are highly skilled professionals, who are proficient with the latest tools and techniques in this fast-paced industry. Optimum has offices in California and Australia.

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