Benchmark Electronics, Inc. , a leading contract manufacturing provider, is pleased to announce a new partnership with iRobot Corporation . This alliance adds another significant contract award to Benchmark's recent wins of military and aerospace programs at its four ITAR-compliant facilities in the U.S. "Our partnership with iRobot further strengthens Benchmark's position as a leading military and aerospace manufacturing services provider," said Cary Fu, the Company's Chief Executive Officer. "We are pleased to complement our strong customer base with iRobot -- a testament to our team's ability to grow targeted markets in the current challenging economic environment." iRobot specializes in behavior-based robots that help people complete complex and dangerous tasks with better results. Systems developed by iRobot have been used in military efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan and are credited with saving numerous lives.
Benchmark Electronics, Inc. provides electronics manufacturing, design and engineering services to original equipment manufacturers of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment, testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment. Benchmark's global operations include 20 facilities in ten countries. Benchmark's Common Shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BHE.
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