ORADEA, Romania, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Plexus Corp. , celebrated the official opening of its Oradea manufacturing site on November 10th with an event hosted by Plexus' President and CEO, Dean Foate. Guests from the local government and universities and key global suppliers were given the opportunity to tour the site and listen to presentations outlining Plexus' global vision and future regional plans.
The Oradea site team will continue to expand in the coming months. The site began production in July 2009 and it now offers Plexus' customers full turnkey solutions including printed circuit board assembly, system/higher-level assembly, test and inspection solutions, process control, RoHS compliance, component traceability, logistics and regulatory expertise.
Plexus' site in Oradea, coupled with existing manufacturing capabilities in Kelso, Scotland and design services in Livingston, Scotland, provides a flexible regional solution for delivering complete Product Realization Services to customers.
Mike Buseman, Sr. Vice President-Global Manufacturing Operations, commented, We are excited about this expansion into Central Eastern Europe and believe that the Oradea operation will significantly strengthen our customer service offering in Europe. We also believe that the Oradea facility will provide our global customers with a lower total-cost European solution, particularly for products with European end-markets. In addition, we believe it will enable us to partner with European-based OEMs seeking a global EMS solution that provides flexibility, agility and execution.
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About Plexus Corp. - The Product Realization Company
Plexus (www.plexus.com) is an award-winning participant in the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry, providing product design, supply chain and materials management, manufacturing, test, fulfillment and aftermarket solutions to branded product companies in the Wireline/Networking , Wireless Infrastructure, Medical, Industrial/Commercial and Defense/Security/Aerospace market sectors.
The Company's unique Focused Factory manufacturing model and global supply chain solutions are strategically enhanced by value-added product design and engineering services. Plexus specializes in mid- to low-volume, higher-mix customer programs that require flexibility, scalability, technology and quality.
Plexus provides award-winning customer service to more than 100 branded product companies in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region.
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