SINGAPORE, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Flextronics Global Services (FGS), a business unit of Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX), today announced that it is expanding its service offering to the medical market in Europe through ISO 13485 medical certification at its Budapest facility. This medical certification is highly regulated, and is awarded only to organizations that demonstrate the highest quality systems and processes in the medical industry. Budapest is the latest FGS site to receive medical certification bringing the total to 9 global FGS sites including: Singapore, Guadalajara, Limerick, Lodz, Louisville, Memphis, Milpitas, and Venray.
"The process to achieve medical certification is intensive, where companies are required to demonstrate their continued commitments and obligations around process control, quality control processes and procedures over a specific period of time," said John O'Sullivan, president of FGS. "This certification follows our strategic decision to expand our FGS services portfolio to target the growing medical device and medical equipment markets. We are extremely proud of this ISO certification and look forward to the expanded services we are now able to offer medical Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in Europe."
From Budapest, FGS provides distribution, reverse logistics, repair, product transformation and service parts logistics services to both European based medical OEMs and global OEMs who have local market requirements. FGS will host a certification ceremony at its Budapest facility in conjunction with the certifying agency, SGS Hungaria KFT.
About Flextronics Global ServicesFlextronics Global Services is a strategic business unit of Flextronics and one of the most respected global providers of post-manufacturing supply chain logistics services. Its comprehensive suite of services are fully optimized to the specific requirements of its customers primarily operating in the computing, consumer digital, infrastructure, industrial, mobile and medical markets. Additionally, its expansive global infrastructure consists of over 20 sites and more than 12,000 employees strategically located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
About Flextronics Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile OEMs. Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit www.flextronics.com. Renee Brotherton
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