Merix Corporation, a manufacturing service provider, provides technologically advanced printed circuit boards (PCBs) for original equipment manufacturer customers and their electronic manufacturing service providers worldwide. The company’s principal products include complex multi-layer rigid PCBs, which are the platforms used to interconnect microprocessors, integrated circuits, and other components that are essential to the operation of electronic products and systems. The company also provides design and engineering services in the early stages of product development, such as design-specific guidance on material selection, fabrication options, impedance modeling, thermal management, signal integrity, and design rule flexibility. In addition, it provides quick-turn services for prototype manufacturing. Further, the company manufactures PCBs using various advanced insulating materials, primarily for RF/Microwave applications in the wireless infrastructure market; and offers thermal management solutions to manage heat in high performance applications, such as RF/Microwave, and address thermal and signal integrity requirements in high-power wireless products. The company serves communications and networking; computing and peripherals; test; industrial and medical; defense and aerospace; and automotive markets. Merix Corporation offers its services and products through a field-based direct sales force, field application engineers, manufacturers’ representative firms, and internal sales personnel in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon.