TIMISOARA, Romania, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced that it has expanded its facility in Timisoara to include a dedicated medical operation to better serve medical equipment and medical disposables original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) globally. The expansion, which includes a newly refurbished production area and 1300 square meters of class-eight clean room, increases existing manufacturing capabilities and allows Flextronics to provide a complete portfolio of manufacturing services and competitive solutions from a single strategic location in Eastern Europe.
"Flextronics operates the largest medical device and disposables products manufacturing operation in Eastern Europe and we are very happy to expand our service offering to EMEA and global medical customers," said Bill Flaherty, president of Flextronics Medical. "Our investment reflects our expanding medical customer base, highly skilled workforce and growth opportunities in emerging markets for medical equipment and medical disposables products such as IV sets, gastric bands, tube sets and accessories. We would like to thank our employees for working diligently to ensure today's successful opening."
Globally, Flextronics Medical has a strong, dedicated medical team that includes more than 300 design engineers. The team's focus is on providing world-class design, manufacturing and logistics services to Medical OEMs in five sectors that include: drug delivery (insulin pumps, human grown hormone delivery devices); consumer health (blood glucose meters, laser skin treatment and laser hair removal devices); disposable products (single-use sterile devices, heart catheters, guide catheters, wound care products); imaging and monitoring (magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography scan equipment); and life sciences (laboratory equipment).
About Flextronics 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, clean tech 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 http://www.flextronics.com/.Renee Brotherton Corporate Communications (408) 576-7189 email@example.com Kevin KesselInvestor Relations(408) 576-7985 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Flextronics