SOURCE: IEC Electronics

IEC Electronics

September 15, 2010 08:30 ET

IndustryWeek Magazine Names IEC Electronics Newark Facility "Best Plants" Finalist

NEWARK, NY--(Marketwire - September 15, 2010) -  IEC Electronics Corp (NYSE Amex: IEC) announced that its Newark Plant has been selected by IndustryWeek magazine as one of the top 20 plants in North America. IndustryWeek's Best Plants Award Program, which started 21 years ago, is an annual salute to outstanding manufacturing facilities who have demonstrated leadership in the effort to increase competitiveness, enhance customer satisfaction, and create stimulating and rewarding work environments.

"Lean manufacturing, combined with Six Sigma quality principles, continues to drive significant improvements in all of our manufacturing and business processes, commensurate with our vision of Absolutely, Positively Perfect and On-Time(sm)," commented Don Doody, Senior Vice President of Operations. "Our team comes to work committed to improving our operational process every day. This award recognizes the hard work and attention to detail put forth by all of our employees over the last several years. We are pleased to have our efforts and accomplishments recognized by IndustryWeek with our inclusion as a finalist for the 2010 Best Plants Award."

IndustryWeek's Best Plants Award Program is an annual celebration of world-class manufacturing and continuous improvement practices, and demonstrates that manufacturing excellence continues to flourish across North America. Referring to the 2010 Finalists, IndustryWeek stated that "manufacturing excellence perseveres even in the wake of turbulent economic conditions." 

About IEC Electronics
IEC Electronics Corporation provides contract electronic manufacturing services to advanced technology companies primarily in the military and aerospace, medical, industrial and computing sectors. The Company's ultra high reliability capabilities include: design, prototype and volume circuit board assembly, material procurement and control, manufacturing and test engineering support, systems build, final packaging and distribution. As a full service EMS provider, IEC is AS9100, ISO-9001:2000, and ISO-13485 registered, and an NSA approved supplier under the COMSEC standard. The Company is headquartered and has a plant in Newark, New York and also has operations in Rochester, New York, Victor, New York, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Additional information about IEC can be found on its web site at www.iec-electronics.com.

The foregoing, including any discussion regarding the Company's future prospects, contains certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including uncertainties associated with economic conditions in the electronics industry, particularly in the principal industry sectors served by the Company, changes in customer requirements and in the volume of sales to principal customers, competition and technological change, the ability of the Company to control manufacturing and operating costs, satisfactory relationships with vendors. The Company's actual results of operations may differ significantly from those contemplated by any forward-looking statements as a result of these and other factors, including factors set forth in the Company's 2009 Annual Report on Form 10-K and in other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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