Sanmina Expands Thailand Facility; Adds Custom Microelectronics and Optical Assembly Capabilities to Support High Growth Markets

Provides Advanced Custom Packaging and Assembly for Products across the Networking, 5G, Data Center, Automotive/LIDAR and Aerospace and Defense Markets

SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 2020 – Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company that manufactures some of the world’s most complex and innovative electronic, optical and mechanical products, today announced that it has expanded its facility in Thailand.  Augmenting its existing mission critical products, the site now has advanced custom packaging and assembly capabilities to manufacture advanced optical, high speed and radio frequency (RF) microelectronic assemblies and products. This expansion supports rapid growth for new technology products across the networking, 5G, data center, automotive/LIDAR and aerospace and defense markets.

“A key priority at Sanmina is to leverage our vertical integration capabilities to help customers deliver innovative solutions that utilize the most advanced manufacturing methods and technologies,” said Jeff Reece, EVP of Business Development, Communications Networks at Sanmina. “Extending our optical and RF microelectronics expertise to Thailand enables us to develop new products and quickly ramp to volume production for customers across a variety of markets.”

Key differentiators at Sanmina’s Thailand facility include:

  • Complete solution. Leveraging the core expertise of Sanmina engineering teams that specialize in RF, microelectronic and optical development, the expanded capabilities in Thailand build on Sanmina’s global capabilities and integrated manufacturing services at the chip, component, module and complete system level.
  • Updated state-of-the-art clean room. The clean room provides a sterile production environment required for key aspects of optical and microelectronics production. It is Class 1000 and Class 10,000 certified.
  • New Sanmina-owned equipment. High-performance manufacturing equipment and mirroring capabilities enables the facility to quickly ramp production, while minimizing delays and costs associated with consignment of major manufacturing assets.

Deep experience and wide range of services. Sanmina Thailand has been successfully supporting its customers in the region across a variety of complex markets for more than 30 years. New customers can tap into a wide range of services from new product introduction and logistics, to after-market services.