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Flextronics acquires Avail Medical Products to expand disposable medical device capability

Flextronics : 11 February, 2008  (New Product)
Flextronics has acquired Avail Medical Products, a privately held, market leader in manufacturing disposable medical devices.
As a division of the Flextronics Medical segment, Avail will continue to operate as a stand-alone business.

Flextronics Medical segment is one of the fastest growing Flextronics segments focused on providing outsourced design, manufacturing and logistics services to the medical device and equipment marketplace, including consumer diagnostic devices, lab and life science equipment, imaging and patient monitoring equipment, hospital beds, and Drug delivery devices.

With the combination of continued strong organic growth and the acquisition of Avail, Flextronics Medical expects to generate $850-$950 million in revenue in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2009, which represents a year-over-year expected growth rate of 90 percent.

'The acquisition of Avail expands our existing global design and manufacturing capabilities creating a more robust and competitive offering that now includes a wide range of disposable medical devices such as catheters, wound management and Drug delivery devices. The addition of Avail establishes Flextronics as a leading supplier and partner for the medical industry,' said Dan Croteau, president, Flextronics Medical. 'This is a highly strategic acquisition for Flextronics and I am pleased to welcome the talented Avail staff to our organization.'
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