SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading manufacturing solutions company making some of the world's most complex and innovative electronic, optical and mechanical products, today announced its Salt Lake City, Utah facility has been awarded the AS9100C certification for printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs), subassemblies and systems. This certification is an internationally recognized standard focused on quality requirements necessary in the defense and aerospace industry. Compliance with this certification, which includes increased parts traceability, risk identification and mitigation, ensures that mission critical equipment used by the military and government meets the highest quality standards. The western United States is home to many large and emerging defense and aerospace companies who are developing advanced air, sea and ground based defense technology. OEMs must meet stringent government regulations and have manufacturing partners with the necessary certifications to produce the high reliability electronics used in military and aviation equipment. The AS9100C certification compliments Sanmina Salt Lake City's existing International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) security registration. "We take pride in having served high technology military and aerospace customers for many years," said Jack Nydegger, Plant Manager, Sanmina Salt Lake City Operations. "There is strong demand from both tier 1 and other OEM's for new product introduction (NPI) and rapid prototyping services in this region. Our new AS9100C certification, along with our ITAR registration and expertise with defense and aerospace products make us uniquely qualified to offer a complete range of services, with full regulatory compliance." Sanmina's state-of-the-art Salt Lake City, Utah facility is the areas only tier 1 integrated manufacturing service (IMS) provider, and also serves as a gateway to Sanmina's 70 facilities worldwide. Customers also benefit from experienced engineering, supply chain and manufacturing professionals that support design, development and prototyping for printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) and complex systems. About Sanmina Corporation 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 engineering and end-to-end manufacturing solutions 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. More information about the company is available at 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.