- Plexus Facilities in Penang, Malaysia raise more than RM110,000 for the “Needy Patient Fund” of Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital in a Charity Cycling Ride
BAYAN LEPAS, Penang - July 17, 2016 - Plexus (NASDAQ: PLXS) a leading electronics engineering, manufacturing and aftermarket services provider headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, today announced that over 200 employees from their Penang, Malaysia facilities joined the Plexus Cycle to Challenge Cancer 2016 event. Through this event, Plexus raised more than RM110,000 for the "Needy Patient Fund" of Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital.
The Deputy Chief Minister 1 of Penang, YB Dato' Haji Rashid bin Hasnon, (representing the Penang Chief Minister of Penang), and other representatives of the Penang government were present with leaders of Plexus to launch the 10km and 40km charity cycling races. Of the RM110,000 raised during the event, the Penang State Government donated RM30,000. The race includes a 40km ride for experienced cyclists that begins at the Plexus Penang Riverside facility and passes Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital at Tanjung Tokong, before looping back and finishing at the Plexus Penang Riverside site.
YJ Lim, Plexus Regional President in APAC, commented, "I would like to express many thanks to all of the individuals that made this event a success. This is one of many corporate social responsibility initiatives led by Plexus. We continually look for ways to give back to the community by supporting local programs, charities and events, and we are pleased to make a positive impact in the community now and for years to come."
The Plexus’ Cycle to Challenge Cancer 2016 event was created by Plexus to raise funds for a good cause, create awareness about cancer and promote a healthy lifestyle within the community.
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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.
About Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital
Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital is a not-for-profit single disciplined cancer hospital which boasts of the latest-state-of-the-art cancer treatment in the Northern Region of Malaysia. To date, the hospital has been treating cancer patients with three Linear Accelerators, PET-CT Scanner, and other diagnostic tools. Their medical team consists of highly qualified Clinical Oncologists and Radiotherapists, Medical Physicists, Therapy and Diagnostic Radiographers and Oncology Nurses.