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Solutions for Electronics

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CDT Global
Blue Metallic Craters

UK & Ireland



We offer a set of Engineering and Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) solutions with our partner Siemens Digitial Industries which enable you to implement your strategy for the complete digitalization of manufacturing operations. Siemens solutions  provide end-to-end visibility into production, allowing decision makers to readily identify areas to be improved within both the product design and associated manufacturing processes, and make the necessary operational adjustments for smoother and more efficient production. 

Siemens  technologies and architecture adapt to the specific requirements of different industrial processes. The solutions provide a rich ecosystem of industry-specific functionalities developed from deep expertise in electronics manufacturing. The highly scalable platform delivers multiple capabilities and enables customers to combine production efficiency with quality and visibility to reduce time to production.  


From consumer electronics to industrial automation, from medical devices to automative, from Defense to Aerospace, PCBFlow empowers and connects PCB designers and manufacturers to accelerate, simplify and improve the handoff process from design to manufacturing.


A secure, cloud-based collaborative environment with no IT investment, nothing to download or install! 


Supports designs in ODB++, IPC2581, Gerber274x, and many other common CAD formats.    

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Digitalization is changing everything, and manufacturers must react quickly and intelligently to unexpected changes, while being able to respond to shorter lead times and satisfy customer demands. These challenges are faced not only by large enterprises, but also small and medium businesses. Opcenter APS (Advanced Planning and Scheduling) solutions have been specifically developed to meet this need, using advanced algorithms that balance demand and capacity to generate achievable production schedules.

Opcenter APS products can be used for long-term strategic planning covering months and years, medium-term tactical planning with a few weeks planning horizon and for detailed sequencing and scheduling.

Opcenter APS can be installed out of the box, and can be customised and configured where necessary. It can be used standalone to manage planning and scheduling, and is also designed for integration with other software such as ERP, MES, Data collection, Forecasting, Demand Planning and OEE applications.


The Valor Process Preparation module is a complete engineering solution for DFx, process development and test engineering for PCB assembly operations. It improves the efficiency and quality of PCB assembly with tools such as optimized front-end DFA analysis, BOM validation, stencil design, SMT programming and line balancing.

Process Preparation (formerly known as vPlan) software by Valor, delivers a complete software solution comprising DFx, SMT, assembly and test engineering for PCB assembly operations. With a single central database of engineering data based on import of ODB++, native CAD, and BOM files with fully configurable manufacturing process definitions, Valor Process Preparation ensures automated, error-free set-ups and outputs for PCB assembly, test and inspection, right first time, in half the normal time.

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Opcenter Execution Electronics is a full digital manufacturing solution for the electronics industry. It addresses PCB, mechanical assembly and box-build production. The solution, based on direct connectivity to machines and production lines, includes manufacturing execution, quality management, material management and manufacturing intelligence.

Opcenter Execution Electronics integrates the Siemens Digital Industries Software portfolio and expands the digital thread throughout the entire design to manufacturing flow. Electronics manufacturers can change and reconfigure manufacturing and quality processes at the speed required to meet increased customer demand and quality requirements. Electronics manufacturers are realizing faster NPI and time to market, while improving their ability to compete in a rapidly changing, consumer-driven marketplace.


Our solutions are built for the specific needs of individual industries. Based on years of experience understanding key industry requirements, these solutions help companies quickly realize value in their products and processes.  


In today’s world of highly specialized products, general software solutions fail to meet the needs of fast-moving companies in competitive markets. Extensive software customization efforts along with complex, time-consuming implementations make it difficult for companies to quickly capitalize on the potential benefits these solutions can offer. Only by working with solutions built for the particular processes and in the specific language of an individual industry can companies leverage these technologies at the speed that today’s products demand. 


That’s why more than a decade ago our partner Siemens Digital Industries Software began establishing industry-specific steering groups comprised of select groups of forward-thinking customers considered leaders in their industries and innovative in their use of our technology. These steering groups focus on business processes unique to their industries, the challenges associated with those processes and the new concepts that will dramatically improve them. 


No matter what industry you’re with, Siemens' industry specific solutions and our expertise in electronics manufacturing in a variety of industry we can help build your digital enterprise with a software solution that’s right for you. 


Automotive and Transportation systems are exponentially adopting sophisticated electronics, sensors, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Electronics manufacturers are using digitalization technologies to deliver more sophisticated and reliable electronics at scale. Our solutions provide a suite of digitalisation technologies used by electronics manufacturers to design and manufacture electronic systems to help achieve this new level of innovation and efficiency. 


The future of the aerospace and defense industry is exciting. Next-generation aircraft – powered by advanced electronics, sensors and Internet of Things (IoT) – will differ significantly from what we are seeing today. Aerospace and defense electronics and avionics manufacturers must rely on digital technologies to deliver more sophisticated and reliable electronics at scale. Our solutions enable electronic manufacturers to cope with the demanding needs of the industry today.


The electronics industry is characterized by extremely short product lifecycles. That is why a smart concept is needed – one that is intelligently adapted to this innovation-driven market. With the comprehensive our comprehensive portfolio: product designers, electronics manufacturers and machine builders can find the right hardware and software to meet any challenge. 


Our solutions help consumer and industrial electronics companies achieve real business value by helping them get to market faster and reduce costs while improving quality and market position. 


Contract Manufacturers / Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers must optimize electronics manufacturing productivity to meet the demands of global Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers, requiring high flexibility and agility. EMS companies must manage operational complexity, have a global support footprint, and address constant pressure to drive costs down, while continuously promoting operational excellence. 


In partnership with Siemens Digital Industries we offer solutions which enable EMS providers to overcome these challenges and effectively collaborate with OEM customers, and optimise the manufacturing of increasingly complex products.

About us


CDT is the leading electronic design, engineering and manufacturing solutions provider with operations in the United Kingdom Ireland, Turkey, the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia.   CDT solutions support electronic design, analysis, simulation as well as manufacturing processes.  The comprehensive CDT portfolio covers; PCB, FPGA/ASIC and cabling design, PCB Assembly and Box build, additive manufacturing / 3D printing and reliability engineering.  


We are proud to serve global and regional leaders in electronics, telecommunications, defense, automotive, aerospace and manufacturing industries. Our team combine decades of experience, deep technology expertise and uncomprimising professionalism to offer services from training to consulting, from technical support to custom solution configuration. CDT is consistently recognised as one of the fastest growing service providers by each of our technology partners. 

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