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Elcoteq Received Excellence in Environment Management Award

Elcoteq SE
2008-09-12 19:51 451

HONG KONG, Sept. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Elcoteq SE’s manufacturing plant in Bangalore, India has received the prestigious 2007-2008 ELCINA-DUN & BRADSTREET first place award for Excellence in Environment Management. The award was presented by Dr. V. Krishnamurthy, Chairman, National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC), at a ceremony in New Delhi, India on September 10, 2008.

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ELCINA (Electronic Industries Association of India) was established in 1967 and is India’s oldest and largest electronics association. It serves as an interactive forum for electronics and IT manufacturers. Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (NYSE: DNB), New Jersey, USA, is a leading provider of credit information on businesses and corporations and a consultant for Best Industry Practices. The ELCINA - Dun & Bradstreet Awards for Excellence in Electronics Hardware Manufacturing and Services recognize the achievements of electronics/IT manufacturing companies in India. The selection committee was comprised of senior government officials and industry representatives who selected Elcoteq based on an elaborate, well-structured evaluation system that encompassed 1000 aspects of business in relation to environmental management.

Elcoteq Bangalore was inaugurated in 2005 in Bangalore, India. It is one of Elcoteq’s four volume manufacturing plants in the Asia-Pacific region. Along with manufacturing services, the plant also supports Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) with fully integrated solutions comprised of collaborative design, manufacturing, engineering services, sourcing, demand and supply chain management, and after-sales services (product repair and product recycling) for the entire lifecycle of Elcoteq’s customers’ products.

"It is an honor to receive this award," said Sukhvinder Kumar, general manager, Elcoteq Bangalore. "It is proof to Elcoteq’s commitment to be responsible citizens in the communities where our plants are located and of the world. Elcoteq Bangalore has instituted some major energy saving and environmentally friendly measures, and we are continuing to institute new programs in these areas."

About Elcoteq

Elcoteq SE is a leading electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company in the communications technology field. Elcoteq’s global service offering covers the entire lifecycle of products, from product development to after market services. By further combining mechanics expertise into its service offering, Elcoteq’s vision is to be a leading integrated electronics manufacturing services (IEMS) company.

Elcoteq provides global end-to-end solutions consisting of product development services, supply chain management, NPI, manufacturing, and after market services for the whole lifecycle of its customers’ products. These products include Personal Communications products such as mobile phones and their parts, Home Communications products such as set-top boxes and electronics for flat panel TVs as well as Communications Networks products such as base-stations, tower-top amplifiers, and microwave systems.

Elcoteq operates in 15 countries on four continents and employs some 24,000 people. The Group’s consolidated net sales for 2007 totaled 4.0 billion euros. Elcoteq SE is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki. For more information visit the Elcoteq website at http://www.elcoteq.com .

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ELCOTEQ SE

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Email: carsten.barth@elcoteq.com

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