Celestica Joins Leading CEMs,Increases Presence

Celestica Inc, the third largest contract electronic manufacturer (CEM) is investing in its first plant in Malaysia at the Kulim Hi-Tech Park in the northern state of Kedah.

Its entry marks a milestone for Malaysia which has secured the top six CEMs in the world as listed by industry trackers, Technology Forecasters Inc, namely SCI Systems Inc, Solectron Corp, Flextronics International Ltd, Jabil Circuit Inc and NatSteel Electronics Ltd.

Celestica spokesperson Pam Goddard said the company is investing US$26 million for the first phase of the plant which includes the purchase of a 4,645m2 plant. “We are very excited about the potential in Malaysia and firmly committed to growing here to meet our customer’s needs,” she said.

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Celestica invests US$26m in new Malaysia plant

By Julian Matthews, CNET.com
Friday, October 08, 1999 10:49 PM

KUALA LUMPUR–Celestica, one of the largest contract electronic manufacturers in the world, is investing in its first plant in Malaysia as part of a major push in Asia.

The company is pumping in US$26 million for its initial phase to purchase a 50,000 sq ft plant on 7.5 acre plot of land at the Kulim Hi-Tech Park in the northern state of Kedah.

“We are very excited about the potential in Malaysia and firmly committed to growing Malaysia to meet our customers’ needs,” said corporate communications representative Pam Goddard.
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