Key skills

More than 30 years of experience in PCB-routing.


  • Circuit diagrams and PCB-layouts on PADS VX.0 LOGIC und LAYOUT (by Mentor© A Siemens Business) according to customer’s specification.
  • Component library and generation with schematic symbols and footprints for PADS.
  • Generation of the complete PCB- manufacturing- data using Gerber- and DXF-Output.
  • Generation of the Bill of Materials.
  • Manufacturing, assembly and inspection of prototypes.
  • Construction and assembly of needed programming- and test-adapters and connectors.


  • Particular knowledge on PCB-design for HMI: 
  • Dome- and Short-Travel-Switch based tactile keyboards.
  • Capacitive sensor layouts on Microchip mTouch CVD with „Active Guard“ and „Metal-over-Cap“.
  • Layouts for Everswitch (©Baran Advanced Technology) Piezo- HMI.
  • Layouts for Aito© tactile Piezo- HMI.


  • References (examples):
  • PCBs for customers like …
  • Demmel Group, Miele, B/S/H/, Electrolux, Indesit Company
  • Diebold, Siemens-Nixdorf, Ascom, Hectronic, Wincor,
  • Siemens, Sick, Microchip,
  • Maico, Physiotherm, Spemot,
  • BMW, VW, Daimler, Audi, Porsche, Volvo and several TIER 1 – companies.


Schaeftner Engineering specializes in designing with Microchip products. Visit the Microchip Technology web site for more Information by clicking here.