Free Trials

Download a free trial to find out which Altium software best suits your needs

Altium Online Store

Buy any Altium Products with few clicks or send us your quote to contact our sales


Download the latest in PCB design and EDA software

  • Altium Designer

    Complete Environment for Schematic + Layout

  • CircuitStudio

    Entry Level, Professional PCB Design Tool

  • CircuitMaker

    Community Based PCB Design Tool


    Agile PCB Design For Teams

  • Altium 365

    Connecting PCB Design to the Manufacturing Floor

  • Altium Concord Pro

    Complete Solution for Library Management

  • Octopart

    Extensive, Easy-to-Use Component Database

  • PDN Analyzer

    Natural and Effortless Power Distribution Network Analysis

  • See All Extensions

    World-Renowned Technology for Embedded Systems Development

  • Live Courses

    Learn best practices with instructional training available worldwide

  • On-Demand Courses

    Gain comprehensive knowledge without leaving your home or office

  • Altium 365 Viewer

    View & Share electronic designs in your browser

  • Altium Designer 20

    The most powerful, modern and easy-to-use PCB design tool for professional use


    Annual PCB Design Summit

    • Forum

      Where Altium users and enthusiasts can interact with each other

    • Blog

      Our blog about things that interest us and hopefully you too

    • Ideas

      Submit ideas and vote for new features you want in Altium tools

    • Bug Crunch

      Help make the software better by submitting bugs and voting on what's important

    • Wall

      A stream of events on AltiumLive you follow by participating in or subscribing to

    • Beta Program

      Information about participating in our Beta program and getting early access to Altium tools

    All Resources

    Explore the latest content from blog posts to social media and technical white papers gathered together for your convenience

    Altium Online Store

    Buy any Altium Products with few clicks or send us your quote to contact our sales


    Take a look at what download options are available to best suit your needs

    • Documentation

      The documentation area is where you can find extensive, versioned information about our software online, for free.

    • Training & Events

      View the schedule and register for training events all around the world and online

    • Design Content

      Browse our vast library of free design content including components, templates and reference designs

    • Webinars

      Attend a live webinar online or get instant access to our on demand series of webinars

    • Support

      Get your questions answered with our variety of direct support and self-service options

    • Technical Papers

      Stay up to date with the latest technology and industry trends with our complete collection of technical white papers.

    • Video Library

      Quick and to-the-point video tutorials to get you started with Altium Designer

    Rogers Corporation: The Company Behind Top Performing Laminates

    Judy Warner
    |  March 6, 2020
    Image of a PCB board

    If you design PCBs for high-speed digital, RF, Microwave or Millimeter Wave applications, you’re probably very familiar with Roger’s laminates. However, did you know Rogers Corp has doubled in size in the past 10 years? Recently, while I was at IPC APEX Expo, I had the opportunity to interview Tony Mattingly , Sr. Product Manager and learn more about the company behind some of the world’s top performing advanced circuit materials.

    Judy Warner: Please tell us about your role at Rogers Corporation and give us a brief synopsis of the history of the company

    Tony Mattingly: I am a Sr. Product Manager responsible for optimizing our product lines while ensuring that Rogers’ reputation for delivering high quality solutions with industry leading service levels is maintained. Rogers is a global technology leader in specialty engineered materials that enable high performance and high reliability in markets such as electric vehicles, wireless infrastructure, automotive safety and portable electronics.  As one of the oldest public companies in America, Rogers was founded in 1832 as a paper manufacturer and has evolved into a global materials technology leader enabling a wide array of high-technology devices and systems. For over 40 years, our advanced circuit materials have been used in virtually every US space mission and today are connecting the world through network base stations and smart antennas. Over the last 10 years we’ve doubled our revenues, added 1850 employees globally, grown through acquisitions, and introduced an Innovation Center model to help accelerate commercialization of the next generation innovative products.

    Warner: Rogers doubling in revenue in 10 years is impressive, what is driving that growth?

    Mattingly: Primarily market segments such as 4G and 5G Wireless Infrastructure, Automotive Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, and Aerospace and Defense have been driving much of that growth. Rogers is very well positioned in those markets and has the material solutions our customers need. Going forward we see growth opportunities in the Low Earth Orbit satellite and ground terminal infrastructure. 

    Warner: Being a large multinational company, how do you respond to constant movement and shifts in the geo-political landscape?

    Mattingly: Rogers invested heavily in asset acquisition and has a global manufacturing footprint with numerous facilities in the US, Belgium and China. We have the flexibility to manufacture and supply products from any of these locations, which allows us to make adjustments to our supply chain when market conditions change. Having a robust business continuity plan in place ensures we can continue supplying our customers the products they require with little impact to them. 

    Warner: Tell us about your innovation centers and the role they play for the marketplace and Rogers.

    Mattingly: From 2014 through 2017 we launched several Rogers Innovation Centers. In the US we have one in Massachusetts and another in Arizona. We also have an Asia Innovation Center in China and the European Innovation Center in Germany. These were established to help advance our strategic core strength of innovation leadership with a mission to develop materials technology that will enable the next generation of products so Rogers continues our legacy of being first to market with solutions our customers need. 

    Warner: What emerging markets are you noticing and how does Rogers respond in regards to technology development and capacity?

    Mattingly: One that we’re very close to is the Low Earth Orbit satellite constellations and ground terminal infrastructure that is going to be implemented in the coming years. These systems are intended to bring internet access to all the places in the world that currently do not have coverage and there’s huge investments going on in this space. Rogers has developed the next generation of thin circuit board materials that brings to market a solutions package for multi-layer board designs, which is required for the systems within this market.

    Warner: Any final thoughts you’d like to share with our readers?

    Mattingly: Rogers has been around for almost 190 years and has been the innovation leader in markets that have helped shape our world. I enjoy being part of a great team and within a company that has such a long legacy, and excited about our future. I hope to be talking with you again soon about all the great things we’re working on.

    Warner: Thank you for sharing this rare insider's view of Rogers Corporation with Altium’s design community.

    Mattingly: Thank you Judy! It’s been my pleasure.

    Editor's Note: For educational tools and resources, as well as access data sheets on Roger’s materials join their TechHub here. You can also find information about 5G here.

    About Author

    About Author

    Judy Warner has held a unique variety of roles in the electronics industry for over 25 years. She has a background in PCB Manufacturing, RF and Microwave PCBs and Contract Manufacturing, focusing on Mil/Aero applications. 

    She has also been a writer, blogger, and journalist for several industry publications such as Microwave Journal, PCB007 Magazine, PCB Design007, PCD&F, and IEEE Microwave Magazine, and an active board member for PCEA (Printed Circuit Engineering Association). In 2017, Warner joined Altium as the Director of Community Engagement. In addition to hosting the OnTrack Podcast and creating the OnTrack Newsletter, she launched Altium's annual user conference, AltiumLive. Warner's passion is to provide resources, support, and advocate for PCB Design Engineers worldwide.

    most recent articles

    Back to Home