SAN JOSE, Calif., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company making some of the world's most complex and innovative optical, electronic and mechanical products, today announced that its Wuxi, China Printed Circuit Board (PCB) facility has achieved AS9100 certification. The certification recognizes Sanmina's ability to meet the high-quality assurance standards in products developed for the aerospace industry.
"Quality manufacturing for the aerospace industry is a core competency and strategic priority of Sanmina," stated Seamus Grady, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Sanmina Interconnect and Mechanical Systems. "Earning AS9100 certification demonstrates our ability to meet or exceed the requirements of the highly regulated aerospace industry. The certification is also an important milestone for the Wuxi PCB facility and extends Sanmina's commitment to our customers in this very important market segment. Our global aerospace customers can secure best-cost region capabilities, while growing in the local aerospace market in China."
AS9100 is the internationally recognized quality management standard specifically written for the aerospace industry. The standard was developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group for quality assurance in design, new product introduction (NPI), manufacturing and servicing, and has been endorsed by the Federal Aviation Administration as the recognized quality standard for the aerospace industry. The AS9100 requirements guarantee that significant improvements in quality are delivered to the aerospace industry, while reducing cost throughout the supply chain.Sanmina's Wuxi, China facility specializes in manufacturing multilayer, HDI and other advanced printed circuit boards. In addition to the Wuxi facility, Sanmina has a network of 17 AS9100 certified facilities around the globe, providing superior service and capabilities to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). About Sanmina Sanmina Corporation is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in the communications networks, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, computing and storage, automotive and clean technology sectors. Sanmina has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world. More information regarding the company is available at http://www.sanmina.com. Sanmina Safe Harbor Statement The foregoing, including the discussion regarding the Company's future prospects, contains certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including uncertainties associated with economic conditions in the electronics industry, particularly in the principal industry sectors served by the Company, changes in customer requirements and in the volume of sales principal customers, the ability of Sanmina to effectively assimilate acquired businesses and achieve the anticipated benefits of its acquisitions, and competition and technological change. The Company's actual results of operations may differ significantly from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements as a result of these and other factors, including factors set forth in our Company's Annual and quarterly reports filed with the Securities Exchange Commission.