John Nussbaum, Plexus' president and chief executive officer, said, "The acquisition of MCMS
meets several of our long range strategic objectives, principally in immediately gaining a strong presence in Asia, including high-technology manufacturing and procurement.
Compusource's MCMS (Metal Center Management System) is designed to meet the specific demands of the metal, steel and pipe service center industries.
Providing our customers with dashboard functionality continues to demonstrate our commitment to providing the tools our customers want to help them stay competitive in the marketplace," said Brian David, Sales Manager of Compusource's MCMS product line.
Sanmina-SCI worked with Tradec's professional services to rapidly deploy MCMS in its global quotation centers.
Tradec's MCMS enterprise software solution enables manufacturing companies to reduce material spend, improve productivity, and effectively manage supplier relationships.
In interviews with key customers conducted by a third party, Plexus and MCMS emerged with the highest average rating in each of the categories awarded.
The Plexus team, including our newest employees from MCMS, continues to focus on what is most important in the EMS industry -- providing consistent, exceptional service to our customers.
The former MCMS San Jose, California operation will be combined into Plexus' San Jose operation.
The acquisition of MCMS gives us a strong presence in Asia, which has been one of our long range strategic objectives," said Dean Foate, Plexus' chief operating officer.
Rick Rowe, chief executive officer of MCMS, said, "We are very pleased with the results of our court approved auction process and are extremely excited that Plexus has emerged as the successful bidder to acquire our business operations.
Nussbaum added, "Plexus and MCMS are both very customer-focused organizations.
The outlook reflects Standard & Poor's belief that the industry environment will remain challenging for MCMS