SOURCE: Suntron

June 05, 2008 14:56 ET

Suntron Corporation Awarded Contract From Awarepoint for the Real-time Awareness Solutions®

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - June 5, 2008) - Suntron Corporation, a leading provider of integrated electronic manufacturing solutions and Computer Off-The-Shelf (COTS) design solutions with six (6) North American Facilities, announced today an agreement to manufacture complex (active RFID) systems and asset tracking products for Awarepoint Inc., (www.awarepoint.com) a leading provider of Real-time Location asset tracking systems and solutions.

As part of the contract commitment, Suntron will manufacture Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBA(s)) for Tags and Sensors in its Tijuana, Mexico facility. Suntron's Tijuana, Mexico facility is a 79,000-square-foot facility located minutes from the California (USA) Border. Suntron's Tijuana Operation focuses on high-mix, low to medium volume electronic manufacturing services, including quick turn assembly of printed circuit cards, cable and harnesses, wire wrap backplanes and complete box build.

According to Mr. Jason Howe Chief Executive Officer, "Suntron provided us the flexibility, manufacturing expertise, and proximity to the USA border to achieve significant savings, and have the strategic capabilities to rapidly expand their manufacturing capacity to meet our growing demand."

Awarepoint's Active RFID technologies and Real-time Location Systems (RTLS(s)) include its real-time awareness platform, firmware, RFID tags, sensors, and bridges. Awarepoint's technologies collect raw sensor data and transform that data into high-value positioning information that can be used to add location awareness to a variety of healthcare, manufacturing, security and other applications. Awarepoint is headquartered in San Diego, California and serves clients across the United States through a national sales and operations workforce. For more information, track them down at www.awarepoint.com.

About Suntron Corporation:

Suntron delivers complete manufacturing services and COTS design solutions to support the entire life cycle of highly complex products in the industrial, semiconductor capital equipment, aerospace & defense, networking & telecommunications, and medical market segments. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Suntron operates six (6) full-service manufacturing facilities and two quick-turn manufacturing facilities in North America. Suntron is involved in product design, engineering services, cable and harness production, printed circuit card assembly, box build, large scale and complex system integration, commercial off-the-shelf integration, and test.

http://www.suntroncorp.com/

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