SAN JOSE, Calif. – February 19, 2015 – Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading manufacturing solutions company making some of the world’s most complex and innovative electronic, optical and mechanical products, today announced its Costa Mesa, California facility has been awarded the AS9100C certification for high technology PCB (printed circuit board), flex and rigid flex circuit boards used in aerospace and defense electronics equipment.
Achieving the AS91000C certification enables Sanmina to produce PCB’s and flex circuits for advanced defense and aerospace equipment, including aircraft and satellite electronics. The AS9100C certification is an internationally recognized standard focused on improving quality systems throughout the defense and aerospace supply chain. Compliance with this certification ensures that mission critical equipment used by the military and government meets the highest levels of quality and safety.
“Attaining the AS9100C certification allows us to leverage the knowledge and experience we’ve gained from more than a decade of manufacturing complex technology for leading companies in the aerospace industry,” said Steve Bruton, Executive Vice President of Circuit Board Technology at Sanmina. “Our facility in Costa Mesa is unique, built from the ground up with advanced clean rooms for imaging and processing for some of the highest density PCBs and flex circuits in the world.”
The Sanmina Costa Mesa facility produces state-of-the-art products for the defense, aerospace and medical industries. The facility specializes in HDI, fusion bonding, buried resistors and wire bondable substrates, using the latest laminate materials. Sanmina Costa Mesa is currently shipping products with inner layer line widths of 1.5 mils. Along with the AS 9100C certification, other certifications include ITAR, MIL-PRF-31032 encompassing MIL-50884, MIL-55110, ISO9001-2008, as well as the capability to certify products to all IPC class 3 requirements.
About Sanmina Corporation
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, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, computing and storage, automotive and clean technology sectors. Sanmina has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world. More information regarding the company is available at www.sanmina.com.
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