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Flextronics Selected by Aviage Systems to Manufacture Complex Avionics Products

June 21, 2014

Flextronics has reported that it has been selected by Aviage Systems to manufacture Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) cabinet units to support commercial aircraft programs in China.

According to a release, Flextronics is providing supply chain solutions to Aviage Systems from its facility in Suzhou, China. The facility, which is AS9100C aerospace-certified, is equipped with a lab and offers failure analysis, product qualification, test, and manufacturing design solutions for the aerospace industry.

The IMA Cabinet is a key subassembly that forms the core avionics system of an aircraft, interconnecting flight controls with the plane's other subsystems. This complex product requires a vast range of components such as a high precision card cage, multiple backplanes and large cable assemblies, to name a few.

"We are very pleased to partner with Aviage Systems and contribute to this prestigious project," said Dan Ostrosky, Senior Vice President of Aerospace and Defense at Flextronics.

"Flextronics strives to continually provide our customers with value-added supply chain solutions that further increases its success such as manufacturing support for the next generation of commercial aircraft programs in China," he added.

Aviage Systems selected Flextronics Suzhou based on its supply chain solutions and expertise in providing a range of high reliability, quality and technical solutions for the aerospace and defense industry.

Aviage Systems is a joint venture between General Electric Company (GE) and Aviation Industry Corp. of China (AVIC).

Flextronics (Reg. No. 199002645H) is a supply chain solutions company that delivers design, engineering, manufacturing and logistics services.

More information and complete details:

flextronics.com

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