Leader in Electronic Contract Manufacturing in the Pacific NW for over 30 years

Manufacturing Services

Our manufacturing services cover the entire spectrum of electronic assembly processes which include: surface mount, board de-panelization, microelectronics, press fit, conformal coat, box build assembly, design for testability, design for manufacturing, rework services, and more.



Cascade Systems provides state-of-the-art surface mount technology services including BGA and Micro BGA placement.

Mechanical Assembly

Mechanical Assembly

PCB Assembly

PCB Assembly

At Cascade, our quality processes, decades of industry experience, and state-of-the-art equipment provides the best quality PCB assembly services on the market today.


Micro Electronics

We have manufactured microelectronic solutions for industries such as aerospace, medical equipment, LED lighting, and many more.

Conformal Coat

Conformal Coat

We can use any conformal coating material, from industry standards such as acrylic, silicon and polyurethane conformal coating to other types.

Box Build

Box Build

We provide a complete suite of box build electronics and manufacturing services, including box build assembly.

Enabling Innovation

With over 30 years as a supplier of choice, CST offers a depth of experience in a variety of 5G/Wireless,  Internet of Things, Cloud/AI, Electric Vehicles, Semiconductor, Sensors/Instrumentation, Energy, Industrial/Commercial and Medical applications.
Additional segments include LED, electric vehicle equipment, lighting, and many others.


Internet of Things


Electric Vehicles






The Cascade Benefit

Cascade Systems Technology is a premier electronic contract manufacturing company specializing in Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Wide Range of Industries Served – CST provides electronic contract manufacturing solutions for industries such as aerospace, energy, medical device, semiconductor, manufacturing, and many others.

Dedicated and Certified for Quality – We are ISO 9001:2015 certified, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registered, IPC-A-610 (Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies) certified, and UL-796 Certified. We also follow ISO 14001 Environmental Management System requirements.

Decades of Manufacturing Experience – Our account managers, engineering and design teams have decades of practical, “in-the-trenches,” hands-on experience with all aspects of electronic contract manufacturing. This helps us identify and resolve challenging manufacturing problems quickly.

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