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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Omnipoint Corp., Panja, Wegener Communications Inc. and Woodward Automotive Products selected the Electronics Manufacturing Center (EMC) of Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. to provide printed circuit board assemblies (PCBA) and associated services. For Omnipoint, the EMC will provide PCBAs on a turnkey basis for the company`s Redhawk and Eagle wireless data modules. As part of the agreement, Siemens will also build, test and ship final product to Omnipoint`s worldwide customers.
For Panja, Siemens` EMC will provide PCBAs on a turnkey basis for five main products, including the centralized master information control devices at the heart of home control systems designed and sold by Panja`s Practical Home Automation Systems Technology (PHAST) channel. Products built under the agreement include the PLB-AS8 audio switcher, PLB-HUB communications hub, PLB-AMP8 eight-channel amplifier, PLB-CF10 10-slot cardframe, and PLB-AS16 16-by-16 audio switcher.
The EMC will also provide PCBAs for Wegener Communications` 4:2:0/4:2:2 format multimedia digital integrated receiver decoders (IRD). Finally, the company will provide PCBAs for Woodward, which designs, manufactures and markets hydro-mechanical and electronic controls, fuel-delivery systems, actuators, valves and related components.
"We are delighted and feel fortunate to have been chosen by these industry leaders in the dynamic telecom and data markets, as Siemens continues to grow its third-party contract manufacturing business," said Larry Watford, EMC general manager.