Electronics Production | September 07, 2009
Sanmina-SCI and OneChip Photonics in manufacturing deal
Sanmina-SCI and OneChip Photonics has announced a manufacturing partnership to produce OneChip Photonics' Photonic Integrated Circuit-based Fiber-to-the-Premises transceivers.
"Sanmina-SCI is excited to have been selected by OneChip Photonics to support the introduction and volume manufacture of OneChip's unique FTTP transceiver product line," said Dave Dutkowsky, Executive Vice President of Sanmina-SCI's Communications Infrastructure Division. "This partnership is an excellent example of a high-technology customer using Sanmina-SCI's complete end-to-end manufacturing capabilities and global supply chain solutions to bring a unique optical access product to market. OneChip Photonics will be leveraging our global optical infrastructure which includes our domestic New Product Introduction and Gateway Centers, plus our optical component manufacturing capability in China." "We look forward to working with Sanmina-SCI, a world leader in optical manufacturing and trusted partner whose expertise, skills and global capabilities will help OneChip rapidly deliver very cost-efficient and high-quality devices to our customers," said Chris Hart, Vice President of Operations at OneChip Photonics. "We believe our breakthrough approach and technology will accelerate FTTx deployment, and our partnership with Sanmina-SCI will enable us to bring this technology to market on a global basis."