SOURCE: DesignAdvance Systems, Inc.

April 17, 2008 09:36 ET

DesignAdvance Appoints New Distributor

Nordcad Systems Named Distribution Partner for PCB Design Market

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) - DesignAdvance® Systems, Inc., a leading developer of intelligent EDA solutions for PCB design, announced the appointment of Nordcad Systems A/S as its distribution partner. Nordcad, based in Denmark, is a Cadence Channel partner. Nordcad will provide PCB designers in Denmark, Iceland, Greenland, and Faroe Islands with DesignAdvance products and technical support.

"CircuitSpace is a critical addition to our PCB design solution," said Arvid Thorndahl, Nordcad Director and CEO. "Our customers, such as Circle Consult ApS, have great expertise in development of electronic designs. Circle Consult purchased CircuitSpace immediately after recognizing the significant productivity gains their designers can achieve by integrating CircuitSpace into their existing design flow," continued Mr. Thorndahl.

"We are pleased to partner with Nordcad. As a Cadence Channel Partner, Nordcad has strong technical expertise and an in-depth understanding of our customers' PCB design challenges," said Edward Pupa, DesignAdvance CEO.

About CircuitSpace®

CircuitSpace implements a hierarchical approach to printed circuit board design through enhanced autoclustering, intelligent design reuse, and replication technologies. CircuitSpace is seamlessly integrated into existing design flow methodologies.

CircuitSpace also expedites the design process through the use of template generation for global library usage across divisions, template usage with and without etch, automated layout reference designator propagation, and automated change report between layout designs.

About DesignAdvance Systems, Inc.

DesignAdvance Systems, Inc. develops innovative electronic design software tools that reduce the amount of time it takes to design electrical and mechanical products. Corporate headquarters are located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information see

About Nordcad Systems A/S

Nordcad Systems A/S is a Cadence Channel Partner and provides customers throughout Denmark, Iceland, Greenland, and Faroe Islands with Cadence Allegro and OrCAD products and services. Visit Nordcad Systems at:

CircuitSpace and DesignAdvance are trademarks of DesignAdvance. All other trademarks and registered trademarks in this document are the properties of their respective owners.

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