SOURCE: Absolute EMS

Absolute EMS

September 06, 2013 09:03 ET

Absolute EMS and Ionics EMS Partnership Expands Worldwide Manufacturing Capacity

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 6, 2013) - Absolute EMS, a leader in electronic manufacturing services to medical, automotive, green tech, and electronic OEM companies, announces a new partnership with Ionics EMS in the Philippines that significantly expands the manufacturing capacity and flexibility of both firms to accommodate the full range of volume demand from customers worldwide.

"We have partnered with Ionics EMS, the premier EMS provider in the Philippines, to increase our production capabilities and capacity to align with the needs of our most successful customers and their need to scale volumes quickly and easily to handle growth on demand," said President Dave Kichar, at Absolute EMS.

"Ionics and Absolute EMS have partnered to form a one-stop-shop solution. Together, both companies have the capability to design (industrial, mechanical and electrical), build quick-turn prototypes and NPI productions locally in the USA, and immediately scale high quality mass production at the best price. We provide customers with the best value and the fastest product development life-cycle," said Earl Qua, Vice President at Ionics Inc.

Absolute EMS's new manufacturing capability with Ionics EMS in the Philippines brings over 39 years of experience in electronic manufacturing services, a stable environment with a 2% turnover rate, IP protection based on US standards, and a one-stop-shop: from design to prototype to scalability of volume production.

Electronic manufacturing services located in the Philippines are at the forefront of a trend in leveraging the lower cost of labor (roughly 1/2 to 1/3 less than China), the stability of the labor force, the tax advantages, and the US-based legal standard for IP protection.

Founded in 1996, Absolute EMS is a leader in manufacturing the complete end-to-end EMS solution, providing turnkey and consignment manufacturing services to medical, automotive, industrial/semiconductor/green tech, and electronic engineering firms who need precision manufacturing capability. Absolute EMS delivers flexibility, state-of-the-art quality, and low-cost solutions in a green environment with a focus on the lifecycle requirements of customer products. Absolute EMS holds the following ISO certifications: ISO 9001:2008, a quality standard; ISO 13485:2003 for Medical EMS; and ISO TS16949:2009 compliant for Automotive EMS. For more information, visit www.AbsoluteEMS.com.

A leading electronics services provider based in the Philippines and listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange, Ionics EMS Inc. offers EMS and ODM services with product design and design support, new product introduction, industrial engineering and manufacturing system and integrated supply chain management to the PC and computer peripherals, telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial and medical equipment industries. Its production facilities in the Philippines are certified in ISO9001 with design, ISO14001, TL9000 for telecommunications, and TS16949 for automotive manufacturing, ISO13485 for Medical. Ionics EMS is a subsidiary of Ionics, Inc., a Philippine-listed technology group. It is affiliated with Iomni Precision, Inc., a fully owned subsidiary and manufacturer of high-precision plastics; Ionics Circuits Ltd., a venture capital arm in core technologies; and Ionics Properties Inc., a real estate holding company.

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