Electronics Production | June 28, 2007
Kitron acquires Lithuanian based EMS Provider
Norway based EMS Provider Kitron ASA and EDC i Munkfors AB, headquartered in Sweden, have entered into an agreement whereby Kitron will acquire certain assets from EDC, among these EDC's subsidiary EDC Elsis UAB in Kaunas, Lithuania.
EDC Elsis UAB currently employs about 40 people and operates a manufacturing facility of about 2,000 sqm. The agreement is subject to customary closing conditions which are expected to be completed by August. The investment will amount to about SEK 14 million. Furthermore, EDC and Kitron may enter into further agreements at a later stage. By this acquisition, Kitron expands its customer portfolio and also obtains additional capacity to serve current customers' growth requirements.