Wednesday, February 4, 2009

JDSU Transfers its Shenzhen Manufacturing to Sanmina-SCI

Sanmina-SCI, a leading electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider, will acquire certain manufacturing assets, inventories, and employees related to JDSU's operations in Shenzhen, China. As part of the agreement, Sanmina-SCI will build on JDSU's Shenzhen operations to offer New Product Introduction (NPI) and manufacturing services for advanced optical products. Sanmina-SCI intends to produce and deliver orders without any interruption to JDSU and its customers. JDSU will continue to maintain corporate functions and product development in the region. Financial terms were not disclosed.

"The new partnership represents an important part of JDSU's manufacturing strategy to leverage the skills of world-class EMS partners like Sanmina-SCI for products and services where possible, while retaining key elements internally that provide a unique advantage to JDSU," said Alan Lowe, president of the Communications and Commercial Optical Products business segment at JDSU. "