MPL Inc.

Printed Circuit Board Assembly – PCBA Prototyping & Production of PCBAs for Defense, Aerospace and Beyond

United States of America
MPL Inc.
Printed Circuit Board Assembly – PCBA Prototyping & Production of PCBAs for Defense, Aerospace and Beyond
41 Dutch Mill Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 United States of America Regional offices
+1 (607) 266-0480

MPL, Inc. is a leading PCBA manufacturer specialising in printed circuit board assemblies and surface mount technology (SMT).

PCB Manufacturing ServicesWith a 20,000 square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in New York, MPL has the capacity to take on a range of project scopes and sizes, meeting and exceeding your requirements while providing the attentiveness and personal relationships that come from working with a family-owned business.

MPL provides highly efficient and economical PCB board manufacturing solutions to a wide variety of industries, including defense, aerospace, communications and transportation, and expert staff possess broad and deep engineering and manufacturing experience.

Whether you need a low-number prototype order or a 100,000-piece production run, MPL can meet the SMT PCB needs for UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), drones, UGVs (unmanned ground vehicles) and other robotic and autonomous systems.

Printed circuit board assemblies

MPL strives to maintain the highest manufacturing and quality standards, and all production staff are IPC A-610 certified. MPL has also achieved ISO certification and are ITAR registered.

Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing Capabilities

PCB assemblies manufacturing for Drones & Robotics

PCB Manufacturing

With state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities, MPL can handle projects of any size, including quick turnaround PCBA prototypes, pre-production runs, and high-volume production assembly. MPL offers full turnkey, partial turnkey and consignment services to its customers.

PCBA PrototypingMPL will also provide manufacturability recommendations and can fully test completed boards with functional and in-circuit testing. They also provide PCBA rework, repair and upgrade services.

As a custom PCB manufacturer they can offer advanced options for drone and robotics PCBA manufacture, including conformal coating and flex circuit technology.

Typical lead times for projects include:

  • Prototypes: 1-2 days after receipt of material
  • Pre-Production: 1 week plus longest material lead time
  • Production: 3 weeks plus longest material lead time.

PCB manufacturing with Flex circuit technology

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BGA & Fine Pitch PCB Assembly Services

MPL’s manufacturing facilities allow them to accomplish highly complex fine pitch and micro BGA assemblies with a quick turnaround. They can achieve device placement down to 0.5 mm for BGAs and 12 mil centers for QFP packages.

In-house real-time x-ray inspection is available to ensure the highest quality results.

Aerospace PCB assembly services

PCB Assembly Services for UAV, Aerospace & Defense

PCB Manufacturing for Defense

MPL Incorporated is highly experienced in providing PCB assembly services for defense and aerospace applications, and has worked with and supplied nationally recognized organizations.

MPL can manufacture high-quality electronic PCBA for UAVs, UGVs, UUVs (unmanned underwater vehicles) and any other robotic platforms. These assemblies may include processor boards, RF PCBs, control systems and more.

Learn more: PCBA Manufacturing for UAV, Aerospace & Defense Applications

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Applications and Successful Projects

MPL have worked with a wide variety of customers in the aerospace, defense and unmanned systems sectors, delivering PCBAs for a range of applications. Based in New York’s Finger Lakes region they work closely with customers across Western NY, Mohawk Valley, Mid-Hudson and typically have a client base extending into the North Country, Southern Tier and New York’s Capital Region.

MPL’s wide range of applications and use cases include printed circuit board assemblies for radar systems, autonomous drones, air traffic control, vibration analysis and balancing systems, as well as performance and reliability systems for manned and unmanned vehicles, BVLOS capability and counter-UAS applications.

Examples of successful projects include:

  • An assembly designed to look and operate like an analogue strip board, manufactured as a drop-in replacement for existing air traffic control systems in towers of any size.
  • Systems that provide improved performance and reliability for manned and unmanned vehicles operating in transport, energy, military and aerospace sectors
  • Vibration analysis and balancing systems for mission-critical aircraft
  • High-accuracy wide-area surveillance radar systems for BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) drone tracking as well as counter-UAS
  • Electronic systems for fully autonomous public safety drones that carry thermal imaging cameras. These drones have been field-proven in a deployment following a condominium collapse in 2021 in Surfside FL

PCB Production & Prototyping Facilities

MPL’s high-tech manufacturing facility, located in New York, includes:

  • Four identical high-speed surface mount auto-placement assembly lines, each with DEK printer, two Samsung full vision pick and place machines, and Heller full convection reflow oven
  • Two dedicated prototyping lines
  • Ten through-hole workstations and a through-hole insertion push line
  • Electrovert VectraES wave solder machine and Electrovert Aquastorm inline cleaner
  • Two Pillarhouse selective solder systems for leaded and RoHS assemblies
  • Two Mirtek automated optical inspection systems
  • ESD protection, including built-in grounds and static dissipative carpeting.
smt pcb assembly services
PCB Fabrication Facilities

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A Proven, Long-Term Partner

Printed circuit board assemblyMPL prides themselves on building long-term relationships with their customers, to make them feel that they are their partners in manufacturing.

MPL is committed to high quality workmanship and exceptional service, in order to meet the demands of military and aerospace applications.

MPL is proud to have been a supplier for over fifteen years to a nationally recognized company with five decades of experience in defense, environment and intelligence, demonstrating their commitment to excellence, manufacturing circuit board assemblies for complex electronics systems.


MPL have achieved a number of certifications and accreditations that demonstrate the high quality of their products and services. These include:

  • ISO 9001:2015 international quality standards. View certificate >
  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) compliance for the domestic production of electronic components. View certificate >
  • IPC certification for all soldering technicians in our manufacturing facility

In 2021 MPL achieved an OTD (on-time delivery) rate of 99.2%, demonstrating their commitment to high-quality and timely results.

Customer Testimonials

I love working with a company that puts new meaning to the phrase ‘partnership’  – Spectrum Signal Processing

We would like to say what a pleasure it is to work with MPL INC. Your company is very professional in their work ethics and very customer oriented. Communication is the key to a good business relationship and MPL certainly communicates well. Our boards are made according to our specifications and if there are any issues you call us right away. MPL does whatever they can to meet our delivery dates even when we pull our orders in sooner than planned. The boards are packed correctly and they arrive to us safe and sound.

Thank you for your outstanding support to us over the last five years. In my three or so years in the Purchasing position, you have been one of my few bright spots in the difficult world of electronics vendors. In a crowded industry where it’s difficult to find a good combination of service, quality, and price, I’ve found MPL has continued to be an outstanding solution for our needs. You’ve always been extremely accommodating in our flexible delivery schedules, and in with a position reacting to sales figures within windows as short as two weeks, you’ve always been supportive wherever possible.

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