Benchmark Electronics

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Benchmark Electronics, Inc.
Traded asNYSEBHE
S&P 600 Component
IndustryElectronics manufacturing services
HeadquartersScottsdale, AZ
Key people
Paul Tufano, CEO
RevenueIncreaseUS$2.253 billion (FY 2011)[1]
DecreaseUS$841.293 million (FY 2010)[1]
DecreaseUS$52 million (FY 2011)[1]
Total assetsIncreaseUS$1.5 billion (FY 2011)[1]
Total equityDecreaseUS$1.115 million (FY 2011)[1]
Number of employees
20,000(Dec 2018)[1]

Benchmark Electronics Inc is an EMS, ODM, and OEM company[2] based in Angleton, TX in Greater Houston.[3] It provides contract manufacturing services.


Initially a subsidiary of Intermedics, a medical implant manufacturer, Benchmark was sold to Electronic Investors Corporation in 1986.[3]

The company made an IPO in 1990.[3]

In 2007 Benchmark Electronics acquired Pemstar Inc, a contract manufacturer.[3]

Smaller than rivals, including Flextronics and Foxconn, as of 2010 Benchmark may be increasingly seeking to move away from traditional, computing-related EMS products to more-profitable ones like medical devices.[3]

In December 2011, founder and chairman Cary Fu promoted Gayla Delly to CEO in December 2011.

On September 16, 2016, Benchmark named Paul J. Tufano president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. He replaced Gayla Delly, who had been with Benchmark since 1996.[4]


Benchmark Electronics's customers have included Sun Microsystems, Medtronic, EMC Corporation,[citation needed] iRobot,[5] and Silicon Graphics.[6]


While more mundane computing-related products make up the majority of its manufactures as of 2008, the company also makes telecommunications equipment and medical devices.[3] Benchmark has also expended their business into Precision Technologies, providing extensive precision mechanical manufacturing capabilities. [7]

Production bases and facilities[edit]

Benchmark Electronics has operations in ten countries.[8]

The company has production bases in Almelo, Netherlands;[8] Angleton, TX;[8] Bangkok, Thailand;[8] Brasov, Romania;[8] Guadalajara, Mexico;[8] Tijuana, Mexico; Huntsville, AL;[8] Penang, Malaysia;[9] Nashua, NH;[10] Singapore;[8] Suzhou, China.;[8] and Winona & Rochester, MN.[8]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Benchmark Electronics, Form 10-K, Annual Report, Filing Date Feb 29, 2012" (PDF). Retrieved Feb 14, 2013.
  2. ^ Services Overview Archived March 5, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Benchmark Electronics Official Site
  3. ^ a b c d e f Benchmark Electronics, Inc. Archived July 18, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., January 14, 2010
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  5. ^ "Benchmark Electronics, iRobot Ink Manufacturing Deal". FinancialWire. 5 June 2008. Retrieved 31 December 2008.
  6. ^ "Benchmark Electronics Announces Joint Effort With Silicon Graphics and NASA". Market Watch. 8 December 2008. Retrieved 26 December 2008.
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  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Worldwide Locations Archived December 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Benchmark Electronics Official Site
  9. ^ Worldwide Locations > Asia > Penang, Malaysia Archived February 23, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Benchmark Electronics Official Site
  10. ^ Worldwide Locations > The Americas > New Hampshire Archived July 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Benchmark Electronics Official Site

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