NEENAH, WI, October 15, 2014 - Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ: PLXS) today announced that it has achieved AS9100 certification for its Neenah Design Center, located in Neenah, Wisconsin. This is in addition to the AS9100 certification the company has already attained at many of its Manufacturing Solutions facilities in the Americas, European and Asia-Pacific regions.
The aerospace and defense industry is highly regulated and demands the highest level of quality standards for the development and manufacture of products. This AS9100 Quality Management System (QMS) standard is widely adopted to promote continuous product and process improvement in the aerospace and defense industry.
Dan Lewis, Market Sector Vice President for Plexus' Defense/Security/Aerospace Market Sector commented, "This is a significant milestone for Plexus. The AS9100 certification of the Neenah Design Center strengthens our competitive position and further enables our aerospace and defense customers to take advantage of our full Product Realization Value Stream of services. It demonstrates our continued commitment to our growing number of customers in this important sector."
Mike Running, Vice President of Plexus' Global Engineering Solutions added, "We are extremely proud of this accomplishment. The AS9100 certification is the standard to which aerospace and defense suppliers are measured, and it reflects the continuous improvement efforts and commitments made by our employees to deliver the highest quality engineering solutions. This certification confirms that our product development and design processes meet the stringent requirements of the aerospace and defense industry."
Plexus is currently in the process of pursuing AS9100 certification at its Livingston Design Center in Scotland, with targeted certification to be complete in fiscal 2015.
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About Plexus Corp. – The Product Realization Company
Plexus (www.plexus.com) delivers optimized Product Realization solutions through a unique Product Realization Value Stream service model. This customer-focused services model seamlessly integrates innovative product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services to deliver comprehensive end-to-end solutions for customers in the America, European and Asia-Pacific regions.
Plexus is the industry leader in servicing mid-to-low volume, higher complexity customer programs characterized by unique flexibility, technology, quality and regulatory requirements. Award-winning customer service is provided to over 140 branded product companies in the Networking/Communications, Healthcare/Life Sciences, Industrial/Commercial and Defense/Security/Aerospace market sectors.
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