SINGAPORE, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Flextronics (Nasdaq: FLEX) today held a ceremony to celebrate the launch of its newest Flextronics Computing facility, which is located in Wuzhong, China. This new computing-focused campus is strategically aligned with Flextronics' other computing sites in Beijing, Shanghai and Wujiang and provides complete design and manufacturing services for desktop, all-in-one (AIO) computers, notebook products, and tablets. The facility is over one million square feet in size and further strengthens Flextronics' position in China as an innovative manufacturing center for computing products.
The Wuzhong Export Processing Zone (EPZ) was chosen as the location for Flextronics' newest computing facility based on strategic benefits of the area including its excellent infrastructure, strong government support, outstanding talent pool and its proximity to the Suzhou Higher Education Center. Flextronics expects to hire more than 12,000 engineering and manufacturing employees to support services at this location.
In line with Flextronics' commitment to uphold the highest standards in social and environmental responsibility, the company invested in state-of-the-art systems for the development of employee-centric living and working areas and installed an energy-saving, carbon dioxide reduction ecosystem onsite.
"The Wuzhong campus launch is an exciting development for Flextronics Computing that reiterates our commitment to growth in China. In our continued focus to support the growing computing space, our cutting-edge R&D services and value-added manufacturing will significantly strengthen our brand as a customer, employer and partner of choice," said Sean Burke, president of Flextronics Computing segment. "I am extremely proud of our team's collective work toward the success of Flextronics Computing and could not be more pleased with today's ceremony and facility launch."
Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile OEMs. Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit www.flextronics.com.