The 15th annual virtual NPI Award ceremony took place February 24, 2022. Register to view the archive of the virtual ceremony here:

The 14th annual virtual NPI Award ceremony took place April 6, 2021:

The 2023 NPI Awards will be presented at SMTA International. PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB previously honored NPI Award winners annually at a reception during IPC Apex Expo. 

Congratulations to the 2022 winner!

Rogers Corporation: 3D Printable Dielectrics

Rogers NPI Apex

Congratulations to the 2021 winner!

Elsyca: Plating (Elsyca CuBE)

Congratulations to the 2020 winner!

Rogers Corporation: Laminates (TC350 Plus)

2020 Ceremony

NPI Group 1 web

NPI Group 6 web

Congratulations to the 2019 winners!

Laminates: Rogers Corp. (Magtrex 555 High Impedance Laminates)
Drilling: ESI (Geode)

2019 Ceremony



2018 Ceremony

Apex2018-198 NPIGroup

Apex2018-182 Orbotech


Apex2018-179 VentecUSA


Apex2018-188 MacDermidEnthone

Apex2018-191 NordsonMarch

Apex2018-195 Mentor

Past Winners


Laminates: Ventec USA (VT-5A2)
Wet Process: Dow Electronic Materials (Microfill SFP Acid Copper)
AOI Test: Orbotech (Ultra Dimension)
Ink Jet: Nano Dimension (DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D Printer)
Specialty Substrate Materials: MacDermid Enthone (Systek THF)
Plating: MacDermid Enthone (MacuSpec VF-TH 200)
Surface Treatment: Nordson March (RollVIA Plasma System)
Factory Automation Software: Mentor, a Siemens Business (Valor NPI, Intelligent DFM)


Rogers Corp. (Laminates)
Dow Chemical (Plating)
Cadence Design Systems (Factory Automation Software)
Orbotech (AOI Test)
Orbotech (Imaging)
Nordson March (Surface Treatment)
Bowman Analytics (X-Ray Verification Tools - Bare Board)


Nordson March (General Cleaning)
The Dow Chemical Co./Dow Electronic Materials (Plating)


Dow Electronic Materials (Plating)
Rogers Corp. (Specialty Substrate Materials)


National Instruments (System Modeling and Simulation Tools)
DownStream Technologies (PCB Design Tools)
Nordson March (Surface Treatment)
Rogers Corp. (Laminates)
Dow Electronic Materials (Plating)

National Instruments (System Modeling and Simulation Tools) 
Intercept Technology (PCB Design Tools)
Dow Electronic Materials (Surface Treatment)

DfR Solutions (Design Verification Tools)
Downstream Technologies (Computer-aided Design (CAM) Tools)
Polar Instruments (Documentation Tools)
Altium (PCB Design Tools)
Sigrity (System Modeling and Simulation Tools) 

Rogers (Laminates)
WKK Distribution (Imaging)
National Instruments (System Modeling and Simulation Tools)
Sunstone Circuits (PCB Design Tools)

Enthone Inc. (Final Finishes)
Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials (Plating)
Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials (Imaging Materials)RBP Chemical (General Wet Process)Multiline Technology (Registration and Tooling) Control Micro Systems (Marking/Tracking)Sigrity Inc. (System Modeling and Verification Tools)Rogers Corp. (Laminates)     DuPont Electronic Technologies (Specialty Laminates)Pluritec North America (Drilling)

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