Minco Announces Global Expansion with New Asia Pacific HQ; Responds to Untapped Industry Need for High Quality Critical Components

June 20, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News

Minneapolis, MN, June 20, 2006 – http://www.minco.com – Minco, a leading designer and manufacturer of critical components for critical applications, today announced that it is expanding globally, starting with the opening of an Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore.

Minco, which has been leading the US critical component design industry for 50 years, is now offering its expertise to a larger international market.

“Asia Pacific is emerging as a significant market for the medical implants, medical diagnostics and military/aerospace industries,” said Tony Peet, Minco Vice President. “The Singapore facility is focused on designing and manufacturing components to meet Asia Pacific customer needs.”

Minco’s Asia Pacific service coverage will include Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, China, Korea and Taiwan.

The Singapore facility will house a sales support center, engineering staff, and manufacturing space to provide the immediate customer service, design support and components that are needed in today’s rapid time-to-market OEM design environment.

Minco also owns a facility in France that offers sales and engineering support and manufacturing capabilities, as well as a technical support location in Switzerland. The addition of the Singapore facility adds to Minco’s commitment in the global market to better serve its customers.

Minco is also delighted to be able to offer its online educational tools to an international market, via Minco’s E2E “Engineer to Engineer” Community, where engineers from all around the World will be able to discuss key design concerns with each other.

To access Minco’s E2E – Engineer-to-Engineer online forum, visit http://www.minco.com/community/e2e.aspx

About Minco
Minco designs, manufactures and markets critical components for critical applications. The company is unsurpassed in its ability to integrate and assemble flexible Thermofoil Heaters, Flex Circuits, Sensors, and Instruments into a single component for greater efficiency. Minco helps companies minimize the risk of product failure by providing highly reliable components and expert design services.