May 8, 2014

Non-recurring engineering (NRE) refers to the one-time cost to research, develop, design and test a new product. Manufacturing flex circuits, rigid flex and flex assemblies involves the development of different types of items that will require a one-time charge. In general there are 3 categories of tooling for manufacturing a flex circuit: photo tool, outline die and electrical test. On your initial quotation from PFC, you will see NRE charges. Learn more about flex circuit tooling