ANGLETON, Texas, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading integrated electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider, announced its Thailand facility has successfully completed a full Quality System Inspection Technique (QSIT) audit from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), through its premarket approval (PMA) supplement evaluation process, to manufacture Class III finished devices on behalf of large tier-one medical original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
"I am pleased to announce the addition of Class III medical device capabilities in Asia. Given Benchmark's medical heritage, we are excited to achieve this very important milestone in our long-term commitment. With this capability we expand the level and scope of delivering excellent product solutions to medical equipment manufacturers," stated Cary T. Fu, the Company's Chief Executive Officer. "Our Class III medical device manufacturing in Thailand supplements Benchmark's other recently expanded service offerings worldwide, which includes precision technologies and increased design engineering depth."
Benchmark Electronics, Inc. provides integrated electronics manufacturing, design and engineering services to OEMs 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 23 facilities in ten countries. Benchmark's Common Shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BHE.
SOURCE Benchmark Electronics, Inc.