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Our History

  • 1979
    1994 - angleton-sepia

    Benchmark Electronics was founded in Clute, Texas. Originally part of a manufacturing subsidiary to Intermedics, the company specializes in low-volume, complex assembly of medical products, operating under Electronics, Inc.

  • 1986

    Electronics, Inc. bought the company from Intermedics.

  • 1990
    Benchmark Joins American Stock Exchange

    Electronics, Inc., officially became known as Benchmark Electronics, Inc., and entered the American Stock Exchange (BHE) at $8.75 a share.

  • 1991
    Benchmark’s Plant specialized in Motion Control Engineering opened in 1991

    With approximately 200 employees, Benchmark opened a brand-new plant in Beaverton, Oregon.

  • 1994

    Angleton, Texas became the home of Benchmark’s new headquarters. Now, over 600 employees work for Benchmark!

  • 1996

    Benchmark acquired EMD Associates, located in Winona, Minnesota, and expanded to nearly 1,000 employees.

  • 1997
    Benchmark moves to the New York Stock Exchange

    Benchmarked (BHE) moved to the New York Stock Exchange. 

  • 1998
    Lockheed Martin Commercial Electronics Company

    Benchmark comes to the Northeast US! Benchmark acquired the Lockheed Martin Commercial Electronics Company in Hudson, New Hampshire.

  • 1999
    AVEX Electronics

    Benchmark triples its workforce to 4,500 employees! Benchmark became an international company from acquisitions of AVEX Electronics, with stock in the Americas and Asia, and Stratus Computer Holdings, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

  • 2000
    Benchmark’s Revenue experts in rapid prototyping technology

    A new millennium, another milestone: revenues exceeded one billion dollars!

  • 2002
    Benchmark facility in Suzhou, China

    Benchmark solidifies its presence in Asia. A new Benchmark facility opened in Suzhou, China and the company acquired ACT Manufacturing in Thailand.

  • 2007
    Quantum facility Expert  in Mechatronic Solutions

    In another year of expansion, we gained two more acquisitions, a former Quantum facility in Penang, Malaysia, and Pemstar, bolstered our engineering skills and added plants around the globe. Benchmark’s number of employees doubled to nearly 10,000!

  • 2008
    Miniaturization of Electronics and Design for Manufacturability

    We expanded our Suzhou facility to serve our customers in Asia better.

  • 2009
    Design for Manufacturability

    Benchmark’s Precision Technologies had four locations, after coming into assets from Oviso Manufacturing. We expanded our Romanian operation to a new 100,000 square foot facility.

  • 2010
    Aerospace Manufacturing and Design

    Benchmark strengthened its facilities and assets to grow Precision Technology capabilities in Malaysia and Singapore. 

  • 2013
    Electronic Manufacturing Services
    Benchmark gained the EMS segment of CTS to focus on complex, high-mix, and low-volume manufacturing in the industrial, aerospace & defense, medical and communications markets.
  • 2013
    Electronic Manufacturing Services

    The absorption of Suntron allowed us to deliver complete manufacturing services and solutions to support the entire lifecycle of complex products across all sectors, becoming the one partner solution we are today. 

  • 2015
    Industrial Material Handling Equipment

    Benchmark acquired Secure Technology, deepening its engineering capabilities, and enhancing our ability to serve customers in the highly regulated industrial, aerospace, and defense industries.

  • 2017
    Defense Engineering Services in  Arizona

    Benchmark Electronics announced its new corporate headquarters location will be in Arizona. 

  • 2018
    RF Circuit and Miniaturization of Electronics

    The Benchmark Lark RF Technology business unit moved into the new RF and High-Speed design Center of Innovation in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • 2019
    Benchmark in Arizona Industrial Material Handling Equipment

    Our new home is ready! Benchmark moved into the new Global Headquarters in Tempe, Arizona. 

  • 2020

    Benchmark added a new manufacturing location in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • 2023

    Benchmark Precision Technologies opened new precision cleanroom assembly and e-beam welding facility in Mesa, AZ.

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