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Riverwood Solutions

May 05, 2011 08:00 ET

Riverwood Solutions Announces Further Expansion in China

Company Opens Second Office in China to Service Rapidly Growing Needs of Its OEM Customer Base

MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwire - May 5, 2011) - Riverwood Solutions, a leading operations consulting and managed services provider, today announced the opening of its second office in China to support the growing needs of US and European OEMs that rely on the company's Hybrid Outsourced Services Team (HOST(SM)) model to help manage their outsourced manufacturing and supply chain operations in China.

"The dramatic increase in demand for Riverwood's HOST model services in China over the past few quarters necessitated our expansion in Southern China," commented Howell Wang, Director of Riverwood Solutions China, Ltd. "Small and mid-sized OEMs from the US and Europe clearly see the value that our unique combination of experience, expertise, and on the ground execution capability brings to their business. Once we engage with a new OEM account and demonstrate or capability, things tend to grow very quickly from there," continued Wang.

Riverwood Solutions' new office is located in what is fast becoming the 2nd city center of Shenzhen, in the commercial and transportation district centered around the city's new central train station. According to Mr. Wang, "The new location is extremely convenient for our visiting western customers while providing our team convenient access to the component suppliers and manufacturing service providers' operations where our teams spend the majority of their time."

"We are very excited to announce our latest expansion in southern China and hope to be unveiling the company's plans for expansion in both north eastern China and Malaysia by year end," said Mark Medlen, Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain services at Riverwood Solutions, who runs all of Riverwood's managed supply chain services on a global basis. "The feedback we have received from our customers on our HOST services in China and Mexico is very gratifying, and we are pleased and honored that they continue to embrace Riverwood as an extension of their own operations team."

Riverwood Solutions China, Ltd's new office is at:

Room A 303, Xinhai Building
Meilong Road, Minzhi Street
Baoan District, Shenzhen
Tel: +86 755 3304 3111

About Riverwood Solutions
Riverwood Solutions helps OEMs improve supply chain performance, optimize their manufacturing, operations, and maximize the value of their outsourced relationships. The company provides consulting and managed operations services to technology product companies on a global basis. Riverwood's team of electronics industry executives and professionals has decades of international experience in negotiating contracts and pricing, launching products, running operations, and managing outsourced supply chains. The company's proprietary HOST(SM) (Hybrid Outsourced Services Team) Model uses local resources near the supply base to improve supply chain performance without adding fixed costs or internal infrastructure. Headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, Riverwood Solutions designs, implements, and manages global supply chains from offices in both key innovation centers and leading manufacturing regions, including Dallas, Austin, Guadalajara, Zurich, and Shenzhen.

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