Santa Barbara, CA, March 13, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Design Solutions Inc. (DSI) announces the acquisition of Paradigm Manufacturing Partners (PMP), an EMS and contract manufacturing services provider based in Garden Grove, California. PMP focuses on new product introduction (NPI) through medium-volume surface-mount board assemblies, box build and rework projects. Value-added capabilities include PCB layout and design for manufacturing.
In making the announcement, Sean O’Neil, president and CEO of DSI, said, “This acquisition helps DSI close the gap between design and manufacturing to provide a full product development solution under one umbrella.” This solution, he added, includes concepts, industrial design and mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, FPGA/ASIC development, software integration and development, as well as PCB design and manufacturing.
Sean O’Neil described the acquisition as growth-driven, adding a greater range of capabilities to DSI’s offerings for its expanding customer base. “With currently seven locations in the U.S. and two in Europe, DSI is experiencing rapid and consistent growth globally as a premier provider of task-oriented engineering and manufacturing services to the commercial and military electronics industry, as well as full turn-key product development solutions for large clients and small start-ups.
“We have brought on the best personnel in our industry to ensure that these goals are realized, and will continue to make necessary mergers and acquisitions to position DSI at the forefront of the electronics design and manufacturing industries.”
Scott Penin, president and CEO of Paradigm, will remain on board and has been appointed to the position of V.P. of Global Manufacturing of DSI. O’Neil added, “As a six-sigma manufacturing guru and process engineer, Scott has helped, and will continue to help ensure that all products produced under the DSI roof are designed for the most efficient manufacturability, from a cost, production, and time perspective. Scott has played an integral role in the growth of our quality control process, and will help ensure that our systems and processes are scaleable as DSI continues to expand.”
About Design Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Design Solutions Inc. is a premier provider of engineering, design, simulation and prototype manufacturing services to the electronics industry. DSI provides extreme priority product development, quick-turn prototyping and low volume production. DSI provides customers with product engineering expertise across all disciplines, including: electrical engineering, performance simulation, component packaging, PCB design, performance and reliability analysis, mechanical design, product packaging, software development, prototype PCB fabrication, product assembly and testing. Design Solutions uses a combination of design centers local to all major technology centers across the United States and Europe with lower cost - high quality off-shore locations to achieve ultimate quality with excellent pricing models for all product development. For more information, visit www.designsolutions.com, or contact the company at (U.S. Headquarters) 81 David Love Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93117, Tel. 805.683.0465 / Fax 805.683.0475.