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Labcenter Electronics and SamacSys partner to integrate cloud-based PCB library service directly with Proteus Design Suite

Wallingford and Skipton, UK, 16th May 2019 – SamacSys Ltd, the world’s leading provider of electronic component CAD models and library services, has completed a new integration with Labcenter Electronics Ltd, the makers of the Proteus Design Suite PCB Software. This collaboration will support Proteus customers by directly integrating the SamacSys platform of free design resources, including PCB footprints, schematic symbols and 3D models for more than 15 million components.

“Working with Labcenter to integrate our eCAD model platform within Proteus is very exciting,” said Alex MacDougall, CEO at SamacSys. “Labcenter chose to partner with SamacSys to provide an industry-leading user experience for engineers using Proteus v8.9 and beyond. Proteus customers are now able to search online and download PCB symbols, footprints and 3D models directly from within the tool. With component library management now fully automated, importing models into a design is done in a single click. Our partnership with Labcenter helps Proteus users save critical time during the design process and will further enhance future Proteus versions.”

“Access to Samacsys’ vast libraries of parts directly from the library pick dialogue form in Proteus builds on our previous integration to make the user workflow truly seamless,” said Iain Cliffe, executive director at Labcenter Electronics. “Proteus users can now search and import library parts from a web database with over 15 million parts and can even submit free build requests if a part doesn’t exist. We view this as a best in class solution to the persistent user problem of library part creation.”

A global leader in component library solutions, SamacSys has over 250,000 users in more than 180 countries; its customers range from individual makers to professional engineers to international brands.

Labcenter’s Proteus Design Suite software is a professional EDA tool for mainstream PCB design. The library part integration with SamacSys is a major productivity win for Proteus users and complements well the other features and resources that Labcenter already provides for its worldwide user base of the Proteus Design Suite. To learn more, visit

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About SamacSys
SamacSys is the leading developer of software tools for creating and managing electronic component ECAD data. Headquartered in the UK, SamacSys has solved the decades-old problem of free-for-life access to high-quality PCB library content that integrates with existing PCB design tools, for every component and every engineer.

SamacSys’ customers range from individual maker engineers to international brands with billion-dollar revenues. SamacSys is the chosen partner of leading names such as Arrow Electronics, Mouser Electronics, Mentor Graphics, ON Semiconductor, RS Components, STMicroelectronics, Zuken, and many more. For further information visit:

About Labcenter
Labcenter Electronics Ltd was founded in 1988 to develop high quality, affordable CAD software. The first launch of the Proteus Design Suite followed soon after and a continuous focus on product development and innovation has evolved Proteus into one of the most cost effective, fully featured EDA packages on the market. With current sales in over 50 countries spanning the globe, Labcenter is continuously expanding both its product portfolio and its customer base. Labcenter Electronics Ltd is headquartered in the UK and the Proteus Design Suite is sold through a worldwide network of distributors and directly on the Labcenter website. Visit for more information.

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