Electronics Production | July 10, 2006
Flooding hit Amphenol, Sanmina-SCI
Heavy rain caused flooding in upstate New York, USA, last weekend. Flooding caused damages on Amphenol's plant. Sanmina-SCI's plant in Owego was also affected.
Flooding hit Amphenol's manufacturing site in upstate New York. Substantial amounts of equipment and inventory were destroyed. Amphenol says it will take $15 million to $30 million in expenses in its second quarter as a result. Amphenol said the facility ramp up to full production within 30 days. Rain also fell hard on Sanmina-SCI's PCB manufacturing facility in Owego, NY. The plant was only affected by temporary power and water issues.