All the information you need to know about placing urgent PCB orders to ensure delivery of boards before the Chinese New shutdown.

First of all, we wish all our customers a very happy new year!

Here at Tate Circuits, we are busy despatching PCB orders that were placed before the Christmas holidays. Please do not hesitate to contact our team here who will be delighted to provide live tracking links of your shipment.

We’re starting with a bang in 2023 as the cut-off point for STANDARD DELIVERY despatch of bare printed circuit board orders ahead of the Chinese New Year shutdown is TOMORROW.

Here’s what you need to know:

3 – 4 January 2023:
Last chance to send PCB orders on standard delivery.

5 – 6 January 2023:
You can place urgent orders on express delivery only.

From 9 January 2023 onwards:
All orders placed will be shipped after the Chinese New Year shutdown. Our factory re-opens week beginning 30th January.

Please note: For volume production orders or specialist technology boards, please check delivery lead times with our team.

Should you have any questions about your urgent PCB orders or getting boards ahead of the shutdown, please don’t hesitate to contact our sales team here. In the meantime, we look forward to receiving your orders.


Why choose Tate Circuits as your bare PCB supplier?


As a leading UK PCB supplier, we offer customers the benefit of cost savings on offshore PCB production together with exceptional customer service. Working directly with low-cost manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen, China, we are able to supply boards at highly competitive prices.

We are proud of our strong position in the PCB industry. We offer customers the benefit of cost savings on offshore manufacture, but with no compromise on the level of service or technical expertise received.

Together with technical strength in the company and low cost offshore prices, we are leaders in the supply of printed circuits boards.

Tate has trained a team of highly experienced technical engineers who are skilled in all aspects of PCB manufacture. It is this same team that are now responsible for boards manufactured in China.

Tate bare printed circuit boards are supplied into a variety of sectors including automotive, aviation, lighting and sound equipment, education and medical. We pride ourselves on a professional service with a friendly approach where quality is of paramount importance, in accordance with our ISO9001 Quality Management system and UL Approval.

We pride ourselves on a professional service with a friendly approach on all our PCB services.

Our UK based technical team are on hand throughout the manufacture of your PCB’s and will assist with expert advice on any engineering queries. We ensure a smooth buying process on every order.

Our team has over 50 years’ experience in PCB manufacture and are always only a phone call away throughout your order. We offer an immediate response to all enquiries with quotations accurately and swiftly completed.

Our skilled sales team have immediate access to our technical and production departments to ensure that your detailed requirements are correctly understood.

We offer secure PCB deliveries to ensure customers achieve their own important production lead times. All orders are acknowledged on receipt providing scheduled delivery dates. Once boards are shipped, an email with a link to track your consignment can be sent.

We have significant buying power with our offshore factory which ensures your order will receive the very best attention and the lowest cost price. We always advise the most economical method to manufacture your boards which enables us to provide very competitive quotations.

Sample requirements and small production runs can also benefit from significant cost savings as there is no minimum order quantity for offshore production. Tooling is also free of charge on every order. It is therefore free to transfer existing boards to Tate Asia and take advantage of significant PCB cost savings.