Flextronics Joins Power Matters Alliance (PMA) Board of Directors
Global Electronics Manufacturer to Help Drive Enablement of PMA Technology in Consumer Products Worldwide
AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Matters Alliance (PMA) today announced that Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX), a leading end-to-end supply chain solutions company that delivers design, engineering, manufacturing and logistics services to a range of industries and end-markets, has joined its Board of Directors.
"Flextronics brings a considerable wealth of resources to the PMA, including several years of experience in mobile and other markets," said PMA President Ron Resnick. "They are wonderfully suited to help advise PMA on best strategies for expanding the PMA agenda in new directions."
Flextronics will lend its support and know-how of existing mobile charging designs and other areas to the PMA's technical working groups to further enhance the capabilities of wireless power delivery around the globe.
"Flextronics is pleased to join PMA and further support PMA with our expertise in mobile charging, our manufacturing capability and the efficiency of our global scale," said Chris Cook, president of Flextronics Power. "We see exciting potential for wireless charging to become ubiquitous for mobile devices and many other application segments. Flextronics is focused on helping PMA to enable this potential."
About Power Matters Alliance
PMA is a global, not-for-profit standards organization chartered to ensure global interoperability for wireless charging. PMA was founded by Powermat Technologies and Procter & Gamble in 2012. The PMA board includes AT&T, Duracell, Starbucks and the US Government's Energy Star (non-voting). PMA compatible 'wireless charging spots' have been installed at leading coffee shops, airports, stadiums, restaurants, gyms and more and PMA-compliant products are available at leading retailers. Membership in the PMA is open to all, and its technical specifications are available to all members at www.powermatters.org.
Flextronics (Reg. No. 199002645H) is a leading end-to-end supply chain solutions company that delivers design, engineering, manufacturing and logistics services to a range of industries and end-markets, including data networking, telecom, enterprise computing and storage, industrial, capital equipment, appliances, automation, medical, automotive, aerospace and defense, energy, mobile, computing and other electronic product categories. Flextronics is an industry leader with $26 billion in sales, generated from helping customers design, build, ship, and service their products through an unparalleled network of facilities in approximately 30 countries and across four continents. Flextronics service offerings and vertically integrated component technologies optimize customer supply chains by lowering costs, increasing flexibility, and reducing time-to-market. For more information, visit www.flextronics.com or follow us on Twitter @flextronics.