The Offshore Group's Services Will Enable Arc-Tronics to Manufacture in Mexico

Electronic manufacturing services provider to initiate production in Empalme, Sonora, Mexico

Tucson, AZ, April 08, 2011 --( Elk Grove Village, Illinois-based Arc-Tronics has signed a 2-year agreement for the provision of outsourced manufacturing support or, "shelter," services with the Tucson, Arizona-based Offshore Group. The agreement will run through September of 2013.

Arc-Tronics will occupy 17,226 square feet of industrial space at The Offshore Group's Bella Vista Industrial Park in Empalme, Sonora, Mexico. The company is a manufacturer of custom printed circuit boards, and expects to employ a workforce of 125 at the project's maturity.

According to Michael Goeringer, president of Arc-Tronics, "The opening of this facility is a key strategic initiative necessary to support our customers' requirements in North America. While working with The Offshore Group, they have consistently demonstrated why they are the recognized as the leading supplier of outsourced manufacturing support services for companies that are manufacturing in Mexico."

Arc-Tronics was founded in 1972 by Conrad Goeringer, and specializes in the engineering, design and manufacture of custom printed circuit boards (PCBs), electromechanical and cable/harness assembly products for aerospace and defense, medical device and industrial instrumentation applications. Arc-Tronics has provided customers around the world with the expertise that puts quality at the core of their products.

The Offshore Group is the largest provider of outsourced manufacturing support, or "shelter" services in Mexico. Currently 55 manufacturers are in production at The Offshore Group's three industrial parks in Sonora and the city of Saltillo, Coahuila. Through its Vangtel subsidiary The Offshore Group also offers services to companies occupying the call center, IT development and BPO markets, while the International Logistic Solutions Company (ILS) is a leading provider of supply chain services.

The Offshore Group
Steve Colantuoni