Lumentum Recognizes Sanmina with Its “Excellence in Value Innovation” Award

SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 26, 2016 – Sanmina Corporation, (Nasdaq: SANM) a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company making some of the world’s most complex optical, electronic and mechanical products today announced Lumentum (Nasdaq: LITE), a market leader in innovative optical and photonic products, recently recognized Sanmina’s outstanding performance with Lumentum’s Excellence in Value Innovation award.

This award acknowledges Sanmina’s performance in a number of areas including excellence in operations, engineering, cost optimization and NPI (new product introduction) services. Lumentum and Sanmina have been working together since 2009 to design and produce active and passive optical components, pump lasers, optical transceivers and optical circuit packs.

“Sanmina is more than a top supplier; they are a long-term partner we consistently rely on to meet dynamic market conditions,” said Joelle Prather, Vice President, Supply Chain at Lumentum. “Sanmina’s design expertise in optical technology, their gateway business model, and global manufacturing prowess are important factors in our partnership.”

“We are proud to be recognized for our ongoing commitment to excellence in design and manufacturing operations,” said Mike Landy, ‎Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Asia, EMEA and Global Services at Sanmina. “Lumentum is developing some of the most advanced optical networking products available today, and we are proud of the partnership that brings these innovative products to market.”

Sanmina’s Optical, RF and Microelectronics division designs and manufactures advanced products for the communications, medical, aerospace and industrial markets. Sanmina’s design expertise includes the highest speed optical transceivers and modulators, along with optoelectronics and complex systems. Sanmina also designs and produces advanced RF technology for satellite systems, radar and industrial IOT products. For more information, go to

About Lumentum
Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers worldwide. Lumentum’s optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecom, enterprise and data center network. Lumentum’s commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. For more information, visit

About Sanmina
Sanmina Corporation is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider serving the fastest growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in the communications networks, storage, industrial, defense, medical, automotive and energy industries. Sanmina has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world. More information about the company is available at

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