NEENAH, WI, May 4, 2015 – Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ: PLXS), today announced GE Healthcare recognized Plexus as their 2014 Supplier of the Year. The award was presented at GE Healthcare’s annual Global Supplier Day held in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
The award was presented to Plexus in recognition for superior performance, collaboration and innovation. Plexus is GE Healthcare's largest provider of advanced electronics manufacturing and engineering solutions, providing high-tech assemblies that power advanced imaging equipment such as magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, X-Ray and ultrasound scanners.
Todd Kelsey, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, commented, "We are honored to be recognized with this prestigious award. Throughout our 32-year partnership with GE Healthcare, we have continuously identified new ways in which our teams could collaborate to increase productivity while delivering exceptional quality and seamless execution. Our relationship with GE Healthcare spans across all Plexus regions globally to support eight GE divisions around the world. Our employees service over 1,700 assemblies that are delivered to more than 200 locations. This award is a result of their dedication to providing Customer Service Excellence and Operational Excellence in an effort to enable GE Healthcare's success."
Steve Frisch, Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer, commented, "Plexus is grateful for this recognition by one of our longest-standing customers. Over the course of our partnership we have consistently looked for innovative ways to support GE Healthcare's complex and evolving mix of products. Receiving this award is a reflection of our ability to successfully execute mid-to-low volume, higher complexity business engagements and we remain committed to strengthening this relationship by providing even more value in the future."
Ralph Strosin, General Manager of GE Healthcare Global Sourcing, commented, "It is great to see Plexus earn our 2014 Supplier of the Year award. Their high levels of performance, collaboration and innovation help us drive reliable, cost-effective products to the marketplace. Our 32 year relationship has grown stronger over the years and we look forward to strengthening the partnership even more going forward."
In addition to the 2014 GE Healthcare Supplier of the Year Award, the Plexus manufacturing facility in Neenah, Wisconsin was acknowledged with the Lean Supplier Excellence Award.
From left: Todd Kelsey, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Plexus, Steve Frisch, Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer at Plexus, Ralph Strosin, General Manager of GE Healthcare Global Sourcing, David Dupuis, Customer Director at Plexus, Nate Doemling, Vice President of Customer Management at Plexus, and Jina Jiang, Global Sourcing Executive at GE Healthcare.
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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.
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