Sanmina’s New DTA Status Supports Make in India initiative


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Sanmina Corporation has been granted Domestic Tariff Area (DTA) status at its manufacturing facility in the Hi-Tech SEZ (Special Economic Zone) in Oragadam, Chennai, India. This enables Sanmina to support the Make in India initiative, an effort driven by the Government of India to encourage the manufacturing of more products in India. By having both SEZ and DTA status, Sanmina can manufacture and deliver products for both domestic and export markets, with zero customs duty.

Sanmina’s manufacturing facility in Chennai holds key certifications for automotive, medical, aerospace, telecommunications and industrial manufacturing.  These certifications include TL 9000, EN/AS 9100, ISO 13485 and IATF 16949. In April 2018, Sanmina became the first tier 1 EMS (Electronic Manufacturing Services) company to achieve FDA registration in India. Sanmina also operates a product design center in Chennai with an ISO 13485 medical design registration, enabling Sanmina to design medical instruments for its customers, close to its manufacturing facility.

“DTA status makes our world-class manufacturing and technology solutions more attractive to both domestic and global customers with a presence in India,” said Elan Chelian, managing director and VP of Sanmina’s Chennai facility.

“India has been a strategic location for Sanmina for ten years,” said Mike Landy, EVP and COO of Integrated Manufacturing Solutions, Asia and Europe at Sanmina. “DTA status better positions Sanmina to support the “Make in India” initiative, and enables us to offer Sanmina’s end to end solutions to a wider range of customers.”

Founded in 2008, the 100-acre campus in Chennai, India is one of the highest technology manufacturing facilities in the region, producing the most advanced medical, communications, industrial, automotive and computing products in the world. Sanmina also operates its India Design Center (IDC) in Chennai.

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