Flextronics (FLEX) to Open Malaysia Facility to Complement Existing Low-Cost Footprint and Support Growth for Manufacturing Services
11/1/2010 8:05:59 AM
SINGAPORE, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Flextronics (Nasdaq: FLEX) today announced that Flextronics Medical will open a dedicated, 180,000 square foot facility in Senai, Johor, Malaysia. This expansion will support a significant rise in demand from medical OEMs, while providing additional low-cost geographic diversity to meet our customers' needs. Flextronics Medical's new clean room manufacturing, ISO13485 compliant facility in Senai will provide an extensive range of medical manufacturing services, including PCBA, plastic injection molding, and disposable device sub-assembly for medical devices and life sciences equipment. The clean-room facility will operate under Flextronics Medical's world class quality management system, FlexQ. Flextronics Medical selected this location in Senai for its expansion based on the facility's low cost solution for medical customers and its proximity to skilled resources with competitive medical expertise in Singapore.
This market development follows Flextronics Medical's expansion in 2009, where the company added 600,000 square feet of capacity in Shenzhen, China. Flextronics Medical expects the Senai site to be fully operational by April 2011.
"This expansion in Senai reflects growing demand for our innovative, world-class medical services to support the world's most recognized medical OEM brands. We currently have a dedicated medical manufacturing facility in Singapore, and this new facility in Malaysia will allow us to leverage our infrastructure in the region while expanding our low-cost footprint to better serve our medical OEM customers," said Dan Croteau, Presidents Flextronics Medical. "I am very enthusiastic about this expansion and want to congratulate the Flextronics Medical team for its continued outstanding work ethic and drive to be the best in the industry."
Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile OEMs. Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit www.flextronics.com.