Sanmina-SCI San Jose, California Printed Circuit Board Facility Receives AS9100 Aerospace Certification

Jan 13, 2010, 08:30 ET from Sanmina-SCI Corporation

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanmina-SCI Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company, today announced that its San Jose, California facility has been awarded the AS9100 Aerospace Standard certification. This certification signifies that its printed circuit board (PCB) facility in the center of Silicon Valley complies with all requirements of the AS9100 quality management system. The AS9100 is the aerospace industry's quality standard developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group for quality assurance in design, New Product Introduction (NPI), manufacturing and servicing.

"Quality manufacturing for the defense and aerospace industry is a core and strategic competency of Sanmina-SCI," stated Steve Bruton, President and General Manager of Sanmina-SCI's PCB Operations. "Earning the AS9100 certification is an important milestone for our San Jose PCB facility and reiterates our commitment to our customers in this very important market segment. This level of certification ensures we offer our defense and aerospace customers the highest level service."

"The ability to support defense and aerospace customers with high-quality printed circuit boards at our San Jose facility highlights Sanmina-SCI's leadership position in key markets and reinforces the company's ability to meet the requirements of its customers," said Wayne Simmons, Quality Manager, Sanmina-SCI San Jose PCB Operations. "The hard work and dedication of the entire plant enabled us to receive this certification and I am extremely proud of the entire team."

AS9100 standard is a set of requirements for quality management systems that includes all of the elements of ISO 9001:2000 and expanded to address international aerospace requirements that are now approved by major aerospace companies around the world. The intent of the AS9100 is to deliver significant improvements in quality, while reducing cost throughout the supply chain in the aerospace industry.

About Sanmina-SCI

Sanmina-SCI Corporation is a leading electronics contract manufacturer serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina-SCI provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to OEMs primarily in the communications, defense and aerospace, industrial and medical instrumentation, multimedia, computing and storage, and automotive technology sectors. Sanmina-SCI has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world. More information regarding the company is available at

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