Sanmina Corporation and SCI Systems Comment on EU Commission

Sep 21, 2001, 01:00 ET from Sanmina Corporation

    SAN JOSE, Calif. and HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ --
 Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq:   SANM) and SCI Systems Inc. (NYSE:   SCI), announced
 that the European Commission has given clearance regarding the merger and has
 advised Sanmina and SCI that it will not take any action to oppose the merger.
     About Sanmina
     Founded in 1980, Sanmina ( provides a cost-efficient,
 design and manufacturing solution to the world's leading original equipment
 manufacturing (OEMs) in the communications, medical, industrial
 instrumentation, and high-end computer sectors. Sanmina's end-to-end solution
 includes design engineering and product development, new product introduction,
 global materials management, PCB and backplane fabrication and assembly,
 custom memory and DSP modules, enclosure systems, cable assembly, complete
 system integration and test, global order fulfillment and distribution, and
 end-of-life product services. OEM's benefit from this model by dealing with a
 single-source supply-chain and a global supply base which helps them achieve
 cost efficiencies in material acquisition as well as flexibility to reduce
 lead times.
     About SCI
     SCI Systems, Inc ( delivers supply chain solutions through its
 global reach, dedication, quality, efficiency and total commitment to customer
 service. The company continues to pioneer new and innovative end-to-end
 services through its commitment to being the leading e-enabled EMS services
 provider. SCI -- the e-EMS Company is dedicated to providing manufacturing and
 related services to the new millennium. SCI is publicly traded on the New York
 Stock Exchange under the symbol SCI. SCI operates 49 facilities located in
 19 countries. SCI employs more than 35,000 people.
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