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Flextronics Announces Opening Of Medical Design Center In Milan, Italy

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Flextronics Announces Opening Of Medical Design Center In Milan, Italy

16:01 EDT Tuesday, April 23, 2013

MILAN, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced the opening of its new showcase medical design center located in Milan, Italy.  This Design and Industrialization Center, which provides services to customers in the medical industry, is ISO 13485 certified and provides world-class expertise for FDA class II and III medical devices, drug delivery devices, medical equipment and disposables.  The Center provides services across design, program management, industrialization and design transfer.  

The Center is equipped with the industry's latest equipment and a team of advanced medical design engineers with proven success in providing customers with advanced innovative design solutions and offerings that increase their competitiveness and decrease time to market.  

The Center is 5,000 square meters (53,800 square feet) and currently staffs approximately 200 design engineers with space for up to 2,000 square meters (21,500 square feet) of engineering labs. It includes advanced rapid prototyping machines, a New Product Introduction (NPI) lab for process development and small scale assembly in a controlled environment, engineering labs and a compliance testing metrology area.

"Flextronics is committed to providing our medical customers with the most advanced end-to-end supply chain solutions in the industry," said Mark Kemp, president of Flextronics Medical.  "We are thrilled to celebrate the opening of our Milan Design Center and look forward to providing our medical customers extraordinary design solutions and innovation that will help them to achieve their objectives of product safety, full compliance and innovation."

About Flextronics Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to aerospace and defense, automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical, energy 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 are 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 or follow us on Twitter @flextronics.

Renee Brotherton

Kevin Kessel

Corporate Communications

Investor Relations

1 (408) 576-7189

1 (408) 576-7985

renee.brotherton@flextronics.com

kevin.kessel@flextronics.com

SOURCE Flextronics

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