Flextronics Global Services Expands Operations in Europe and India to Support Customer Demand

Oct 25, 2010, 13:21 ET from Flextronics

SINGAPORE, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- To better support increased market demand for existing Fortune 500 OEM customers, Flextronics Global Services (FGS), a business unit of Flextronics (Nasdaq: FLEX), today announced that it has opened two new facilities in Milan, Italy and Delhi, India. The 240,000 square feet Milan facility is the first FGS operation for forward logistics and value added services (VAS) in this region, while the newly opened 20,000 square feet Delhi facility offers fulfillment and managed logistics support for OEMs expanding their operations in Northern India. The Delhi location augments an already well-established footprint of facilities throughout India.

From its Milan location, FGS will provide order fulfillment and other strategic services for its global OEM customers that market a range of popular consumer electronics products. This facility is expected to initially serve the Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swiss markets.  From its newly-built Delhi location, FGS will provide a full range of services to support top OEMs that include fulfillment managed logistics services. From Delhi, FGS will also provide value-added services including engineering support and product upgrades for high-end office automation products, communication equipment and mobile phones.

We are very excited to announce our new facilities and additional capabilities, which help us to meet the growing needs of customers in these regions," said John O'Sullivan, president, FGS. "Our facility in Italy enables FGS to serve key markets and provides us with an increased operational presence to expand in the region. The new facility in Delhi, along with the existing Flextronics' facilities in Bangalore, Mumbai and Chennai has greatly strengthened our capabilities in India, allowing us to better meet increased customer demand for turnkey end-to-end solutions such as warranty redemption, product postponement and other value-added post-manufacturing supply chain services."

FGS offers one of the most extensive portfolios of post-manufacturing services in the world, including distribution and supplier managed inventory, reverse logistics and repair, product transformation and service part logistics.

About Flextronics Global Services

Flextronics Global Services is a strategic business unit of Flextronics and one of the most respected global providers of post-manufacturing supply chain logistics services.  Its comprehensive suite of services are fully optimized to the specific requirements of its customers primarily operating in the computing, consumer digital, infrastructure, industrial, mobile and medical markets.  Additionally, its expansive global infrastructure consists of over 20 sites and more than 14,000 employees strategically located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.  

About Flextronics

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.

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