Enablence Technologies contracts AdvantechAMS as local manufacturer
Aug 29, 2006
Enablence Technologies Inc. ("Enablence" or the "Corporation") has entered into a contract manufacturing agreement with Advantech Advanced Manufacturing Services ("AdvantechAMS") that will allow Enablence to move from prototypes to an initial low-volume assembly line as a first step towards building a high volume production capability.
"Enablence Technologies has contracted AdvantechAMS to be our local contract manufacturer," announced Arvind Chhatbar, the Chief Executive Officer of Enablence Technologies. "AdvantechAMS will become a part of Enablence's supply chain, responsible for the production of low to medium volumes of our Fiber-to-the-Home modems," explained Mr. Chhatbar. "Enablence has been extremely pleased with the work that the AdvantechAMS team has done for us and we are pleased to expand the relationship," added Mr. Chhatbar.
Advantech Advanced Manufacturing Services is an electronics manufacturing services ("EMS") company located in Cornwall, Ontario with corporate headquarters in Montreal, Quebec. AdvantechAMS focuses on high complexity, medium-volume products incorporating radio frequency ("RF"), fiber and other high-end technologies needed primarily in the communications marketplace.
"Enablence Technologies; their chip technology and the rollout of Fiber-to-the-Home have attracted a great deal of attention in North America," commented Gilles Charbonneau, the President of AdvantechAMS. "AdvantechAMS is excited to participate in the rapidly growing Fiber-to-the-Home market and we are thrilled to have been selected by Enablence Technologies as their local manufacturing partner," added Mr. Charbonneau. "AdvantechAMS will initially develop for Enablence Technologies a production capacity of up to 5,000 units per month," explained Mr. Charbonneau.