ANGLETON, Texas, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading contract manufacturing provider, today announced that it has acquired facilities and certain other assets to expand its precision technologies capabilities in Penang, Malaysia. This expansion will provide sheet metal and frames fabrication, advanced metal joining and grinding, along with complex mechanical assembly and machining services.
"Benchmark is committed to supporting the needs of our customers to ensure high quality precision technology services in regions of interest around the globe," said Cary T. Fu, the Company's Chief Executive Officer. "By providing these regional services we are better able to meet the shortened lead-time requirements of our Asian customer base. Benchmark now has six global locations on two continents providing precision technology services for our customers."
Benchmark Electronics, Inc. provides integrated 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 21 facilities in ten countries. Benchmark's Common Shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BHE.
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