21 October 2014
21 October 2014
RocTool has signed a global license agreement with Flextronics, a leading provider of global end-to-end supply chain solutions including designing, manufacturing, shipping and services for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
According to RocTool, Flextronics began using its technologies in 2011. However, the new global license expands the agreement to include RocTool latest injection moulding processes for composites and plastic injection and innovations for consumer electronics, automotive, wearable applications, and a wide range of consumer products. François Barbier, President of Global Operations and Components at Flextronics stated, “We are happy to expand our partnership with RocTool as well as increasing the moulding processes and capabilities that we provide our valued OEM customers.”
With an established global presence, Flextronics moulding capabilities include injection moulding and compression moulding, which include the latest ‘Heat and Cool’ technologies from RocTool.
Alexandre Guichard, RocTool Chairman, says “Combining our unique technology with Flextronics impressive moulding capabilities on a global scale should create new opportunities and bring to the OEMs a relevant manufacturing solution.”
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