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The Electronics Industry
Asteelflash Group opts for the Varitron Technologies Group
as its exclusive partner in Canada
January 9, 2012 – Asteelflash Group, one of the top 15 worldwide international EMS companies (Electronics Manufacturing Services), today announced that it is entering a strategic partnership with the Varitron Technologies Group, a leading manufacturer of electronic products, based in Canada. Already active on four continents, Asteelflash is boosting its development.
As President and CEO of the Asteelflash Group, Gilles Benhamou, explains: “This new partnership will create value for our customers, who will be able to rely on a high-quality local electronics manufacturer in Canada, Varitron, while benefiting from the expertise and footprint of an international EMS company like Asteelflash, with its global supply chain capabilities and production network, which spans four continents.
Thanks to this partnership, Varitron will enjoy access to all of Asteelflash’ facilities all over the world (in Europe, Africa, North America and Asia), in order to provide better support for its customers, that want to include sites outside Canada in their manufacturing strategy and benefit from the advantages a global manufacturing network brings.
“We are pleased to work hand in hand with a prestigious partner like Asteelflash,” stated Michel Farley, President of the Varitron Technologies Group.
About Asteelflash Group
Headquartered in Paris, France, Asteelflash has 11 production sites on four continents (Europe, Africa, North America and Asia) and employs over 4,700 associates. The company was formed in 2008 by the merger of ASTEEL and Flash Electronics. With 2010 revenues of $663M, Asteelflash is among the top 15 Electronics Manufacturing Service companies worldwide. The company offers high quality EMS services through its Asteelflash Excellence System on a local, regional and global basis. www.asteelflash.com
About Varitron Technologies Group
Based in Saint-Hubert, Quebec, the Varitron Technologies Group offers electronic manufacturing services for the energy, telecommunications, aerospace, medical, military and automotive sectors. Varitron’s expertise in manufacturing and its leading-edge equipment allow the group to offer a comprehensive service, combined with world-class quality standards. www.varitron.com/