Founded in Clute, Texas as a manufacturing subsidiary to Intermedics. The company specializes in low-volume, complex assembly of medical products, operating under Electronics, Inc.
Looking to the future, Electronics, Inc. management buys out the company from Intermedics.
We expand our name to Benchmark Electronics, Inc., and our IPO is issued for $8.75 a share on the American Stock Exchange (BHE).
With approximately 200 employees, we open a brand-new plant in Beaverton, Oregon.
Benchmark’s new headquarters is constructed in Angleton, Texas. In 3 years, we triple the number of employees who call Benchmark home!
After acquiring EMD Associates, located in Winona, Minnesota, we expand to nearly 1,000 employees.
Benchmark moves BHE to the New York Stock Exchange.
Benchmark acquires the Lockheed Martin Commercial Electronics Company in Hudson, New Hampshire, giving us a presence in the northeast United States.
We gain two more acquisitions and triple our workforce once again to 4,500 employees! With AVEX Electronics’ footprint in the Americas and Asia and Stratus Computer Holdings’ headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Benchmark is now an international company.
With a new millennium comes a new milestone: Our revenues exceed one billion dollars!
Further solidifying a presence in Asia, we construct a new Benchmark facility in Suzhou, China, and acquire ACT Manufacturing in Thailand.
In another year of expansion, we gain two more acquisitions – a former Quantum facility in Penang, Malaysia, and Pemstar – bolstering our engineering skills and adding plants around the globe. Benchmark’s number of employees doubles to nearly 10,000!
To better serve our customers in Asia, we expand our Suzhou facility.
After acquiring assets from Oviso Manufacturing, Benchmark’s Precision Technologies is now in four locations. We also expand our Romanian operation to a new 100,000 square foot facility.
Benchmark acquires facilities and assets to expand Precision Technology capabilities in Malaysia and Singapore.
The acquisition of Suntron allows us to deliver complete manufacturing services and solutions to support the entire lifecycle of complex products across all of our served markets, becoming the one partner solution we are today.
The acquisition of Secure Technology deepens Benchmark’s engineering capabilities and enhances our ability to serve customers in the highly regulated industrial, aerospace and defense markets.
Benchmark Electronics announces corporate headquarters relocation to Arizona.
Our Benchmark Lark RF Technology business unit moves into the new RF and High-Speed design Center of Innovation in Phoenix, Arizona.
Our new home is ready! Benchmark moves into the new Headquarters in Tempe, Arizona.
Benchmark adds a new manufacturing location in Phoenix, Arizona.