Genesis Announces Plans to Help Customers Meet E.U.’s Looming RoHs Deadline

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GEM will offer "lead-free" printed circuit board manufacturing process to customers.

Genesis Electronics Manufacturing, Inc. (GEM) announced today plans to provide lead-free (RoHs) compliant electronic manufacturing services beginning this year. The RoHS (Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances) initiative is a requirement for electronic products shipped to the European Union by July 1, 2006.

“The implementation of lead-free manufacturing processes will provide our OEM customers the ability to provide lead-free, RoHS compliant product to their respective global market places,” said Scott Mauldin, VP of Operations. “This shift in materials and manufacturing methods ranks among the largest technical challenges our industry has faced in the last twenty years. GEM plans not only to change our internal processes but to provide technical assistance to our customers as they re-engineer their products to meet this requirement.”

Genesis Electronics Manufacturing, an electronic manufacturing services (EMS) company provides end to end supply chain solutions for Electronic OEM customers in the commercial, medical, military, homeland security and industrial electronics marketplace. GEM provides ISO 9001:2000 Manufacturing and Repair & Logistics services from it’s location in Tampa, Florida, and is a privately owned organization. For additional information regarding GEM’s service offerings, visit the GEM website at http://www.genesismfg.com.

Contact:

Scott Mauldin

813-854-1661

smauldin@genesismfg.com

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