About Us

Your perfect partner

We are one of the largest dedicated time and technology PCB manufacturer in the UK.

About us.

In 1977 Exception was founded in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. We are a European time critical and technology driven printed circuit board manufacturer. Specialising in quick-turn, low to medium volume, standard multi-layer, flex, flex-rigid and High Density Interconnection (HDI) solutions for a wide range of industries including aerospace, medical, telecommunications, defence and automotive. 

Our technical and production skills and experience combined with fast turnaround capability have made Exception the ideal partner of choice for customers requiring prototype, New Product Introduction (NPI) and low to medium volumes with an offshore parent company for high volumes.

Company History

 1977 – Founded in Cheltenham 

2000 – Acquired by US DDI Corp.

2001 – Investment on manufacturing capacity to  5.8k m²

2001 – £7.4M spent on capital equipment    

2005 – Acquired by eXception Group – £3.8M capital equipment investment

2006£2M capital equipment investment

2007Winner in 2 categories at the Best Factory Awards

2007HDiXS CAM office opened in India (10 x Engineers)

2013 – Acquired by Shenzhen FastPrint

2019 – Awarded PCB Manufacturer of the year by Industrial Process News 

Meet the team

exception pcb Ltd mission

Our Mission

To develop the continuous innovation of electronic technology

Company Values

exception pcb Ltd vision

Our Vision

To become a world class solution provider of electronics

exception pcb Ltd values

Our Values

Our customers always comes first
We strive for continuous innovation
We develop and grow together

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