GEORGETOWN, MALAYSIA -- Benchmark Electronics today commemorated the expansion of its third facility in Penang.

The facility became operational last year, and is the EMS company's only plant that provides the full range of its solutions at one location.

Since 2007, the EMS company has invested a some RM300 million ($76 million) in Penang., and employs more than 1,000 workers there.

"We are committed to continue growing our capacity and capabilities in Penang and look for continued partnership with the Penang Government and Civil Service to achieve this," said Balamurugan Sinnasamy, vice president and general manager of Malaysian operations, Benchmark.

At the opening ceremony, Benchmark CEO and president Paul Tufano expressed satisfaction with the company's growth and success in Penang. He reiterated Benchmark’s commitment to Penang and the desire to make Penang one of Benchmark’s most prominent manufacturing hubs in the world.


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