Flextronics to acquire med-device maker Avail

The buy will establish Flextronics as a supplier and partner for the medical industry.

By Manufacturing Business Technology Staff September 4, 2007

Flextronics , an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider based in Singapore, reports a definitive agreement to acquire Avail Medical Products , a provider of disposable medical devices. The addition of Avail’s medical design, manufacturing, and logistics capabilities for disposable medical device products and the medical capabilities afforded by the pending Solectron acquisition is expected to broaden Flextronics Medical segment’s offerings, and establish Flextronics as a supplier and partner for the medical industry.The acquisition is expected to close before the end of the calendar year.