Sanmina-SCI’s Manufacturing Campus in Chennai Formally Inaugurated
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Sanmina-SCI Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company, today announced the formal inauguration of its state-of-the-art technology manufacturing campus in the Oragadam Hi-Tech Special Economic Zone (SEZ) near Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu.
The Grand Opening Ceremony held on Sunday, March 28th, was attended by the Company’s Co-founder, Chairman and CEO Jure Sola, President and COO Hari Pillai, Executive Vice President, South Asia Pacific, CT Chua and Vice-President and Managing Director for India, Kumaran Subramaniam. The management team was joined by Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. M.K. Stalin, Tamil Nadu Minister for Labor Mr. T.M. Anbarasan, Mr. Andrew T Simkin, US Consul General, Chennai and many of the company’s local employees, customers and suppliers.
Sanmina-SCI’s investments and footprint in Tamil Nadu began in 2003, with the formation of the Chennai IT Center to support Sanmina-SCI’s global IT systems. Manufacturing operations started with the signing of an MOU with the Government of Tamil Nadu for the acquisition of the Oragadam Campus in June 2007, in conjunction with the start up of operations at an interim location at the nearby MEPZ Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Today, Sanmina-SCI has moved all manufacturing operations to its new 100 acre Oragadam Campus. With over 1,500 highly skilled and dedicated employees in India, Sanmina-SCI offers leading Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers a comprehensive array of services ranging from design and engineering, supply chain management, PCB assembly and full system assembly. Markets served include communications, enterprise computing and storage, defense and aerospace, medical, renewable energy and multimedia markets. The operations are ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485, ISO 14001:2004, TL 9000, UL and CCC certified to provide the highest manufacturing standards to its customers.
“With our new state-of-the-art campus and well diversified customer base, Sanmina-SCI is positioned to fully capitalize on the rapidly expanding market opportunities in India. The formal opening of this facility is a great milestone in our continuing commitment to provide leading-edge technology services and cost competitive solutions to the important Indian market and to the entire sub-continent,” stated Jure Sola, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sanmina-SCI.
“I am delighted to be here with our India management team and employees, as well as our valued customers, suppliers and honored guests from Government to celebrate this joyous occasion. We are very proud of the accomplishments that have been made by the team in a few short years and look forward with optimism and confidence towards the future,” added Hari Pillai, President and Chief Operating Officer of Sanmina-SCI.
Sanmina-SCI Corporation is a leading electronics contract manufacturer serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina-SCI provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to OEMs primarily in the communications, defense and aerospace, industrial and medical instrumentation, multimedia, enterprise computing and storage, renewable energy and automotive technology sectors. Sanmina-SCI has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world. More information regarding the company is available at http://www.sanmina-sci.com/.
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