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Plexus Achieves Certification to International Railway Industry Standard

NEENAH, Wis., Dec. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ:PLXS), a leading electronics engineering, manufacturing and aftermarket services provider for customers in mid-to-low volume, higher complexity market sectors, announced today that it has achieved its first certification to the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) at their Penang-Riverside manufacturing facility located in Malaysia.

The IRIS certification is modeled after other stringent quality standards used in the automotive and aerospace industries. IRIS complements the internationally recognized ISO 9001 quality standard but places emphasis on life cycle management and safety procedures. Only 1,200 companies around the world are certified to IRIS.

Steve Frisch, Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer, commented, “We are proud of this accomplishment as it demonstrates to our customers that our Quality Management System conforms to the highest quality and regulatory standard in the railway industry. Plexus has a solid reputation for delivering world-class Product Realization solutions to our customers and achieving IRIS certification further enhances our brand in this space.”

Scott Weber, Vice President of Quality, added, “This achievement represents our continued focus on maintaining an industry leading Quality Management System across Plexus. Supporting the railway industry by adding the IRIS certification ensures that the railway products we manufacture withstand even the harshest environments.”

About Plexus Corp. – The Product Realization Company

Plexus (www.plexus.com) delivers optimized Product Realization solutions through a unique Product Realization Value Stream service model. This customer-focused services model seamlessly integrates innovative product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services to deliver comprehensive end-to-end solutions for customers in the America, European and Asia-Pacific regions.

Plexus is the industry leader in servicing mid-to-low volume, higher complexity customer programs characterized by unique flexibility, technology, quality and regulatory requirements. Award-winning customer service is provided to over 140 branded product companies in the Networking/Communications, Healthcare/Life Sciences, Industrial/Commercial and Defense/Security/Aerospace market sectors.

Investor and Media Contact Susan Hanson +1.920.751.5491 susan.hanson@plexus.com

Source: Plexus