Plexus and USR Electronic Systems Announced a Strategic Partnership
20 February, 2013
Plexus global organisation will support USR costumers while USR will supply services to Plexus costumers. It is the third global EMS entering Israel, after Flextronics, Sanmina and Jabil
“USR’s focus on quality and reliability, complements Plexus’ principles”
Plexus Corp. has entered into a strategic agreement with USR. Electronic Systems Ltd., and became the third global Electronic Manufacturing Service provider in the Israreli densed electronics market. Headquartered in Karmiel, north of Israel, USR is considered a leading Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider with a robust engineering and manufacturing presence.
USR will partner with Plexus to support the needs of Plexus’ customers requiring manufacturing and engineering solutions within Israel. Plexus will broaden services to USR’s customer base, providing Product Realization solutions in locations in which USR does not currently operate, including the North American, European and Asia-Pacific regions.
Michael Verstegen, Plexus Senior Vice President of Global Market Development, commented, “This strategic agreement expands and strengthens our ability to support the unique demands of our customers requiring an Israeli solution. USR’s focus on quality and reliability, encompassed with lean manufacturing principles, complements Plexus’ business principles. The management staff at USR and its vision align with our focus on servicing the needs of mid-to-low volume, higher complexity programs.”
Eddie Guez, USR Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Plexus’ global capabilities afford our customers new and expanded abilities to bridge their markets across the world. Plexus is an industry leader, recognized for their unique Product Realization Value Stream solutions that provide their customers competitive differentiation. We are excited at the prospective opportunities this agreement will bring to USR and our customers.”
Plexus is the industry leader in servicing mid-to-low volume, higher complexity customer programs characterized by unique flexibility, technology, quality and regulatory requirements. Award-winning customer service is provided to over 140 branded product companies in the Networking/Communications, Healthcare/Life Sciences, Industrial/Commercial and Defense/Security/Aerospace market sectors.
USR is a privately owned company, with over 700 professional employees servicing many customers worldwide. The company operates out of 3 sites in Israel: manufacturing at two advanced factory sites in Karmiel and Jerusalem, and R&D, Engineering and mechanical design in Tel Aviv. It was established in 1984 and became a prominent EMS in Israel. USR costumers includes GE HealthCare, RAD-Bynet, Verint, RadWare and many others.
The US based Plexus is an expert in servicing mid-to-low volume, higher complexity customer programs characterized by unique flexibility, technology, quality and regulatory requirements. Plexus has generated $2.3 billion sales in 2012. Today Plexus employs approximately 9,600 workers and provide services to over 140 branded product companies in the Communications, Healthcare, Industrial, Defense and Aerospace market sectors.