Flextronics to acquire Solectron
Jun 04, 2007
Flextronics International and Solectron Corporation have announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement for Flextronics to acquire Solectron, creating the most diversified and premier global provider of advanced design and vertically integrated electronics manufacturing services.
The combined company will have the broadest worldwide EMS capabilities, from design resources to end-to-end vertically integrated global supply chain services, which will enhance its ability to design, build, and ship a complete package product for its OEM customers. By combining Solectron's resources and unique skill sets, Flextronics will be able to provide more value and innovation to customers by leveraging the combined global economies of scale in manufacturing, logistics, procurement, design, engineering and ODM services.
The enhanced capabilities of the combined company will create more value for its customers and increase their competitiveness by improving their product development process and supply chain management, while also delivering improved product quality with improved performance and faster time to market.
Operating in 35 countries, with a combined workforce of approximately 200,000 employees, including approximately 4,000 design engineers, the combined company's annual revenues will exceed $30 billion across seven well-diversified customer market segments and several vertical component divisions.