Cal-Comp Buys Spectragraphics

9/30/10

Cal-Comp Electronics, a public company in Thailand, is acquiring Spectragraphics, a holding company that operates two San Diego-based electronics manufacturing services companies—Total Electronics and SMS Technologies. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Cal-Comp, which is controlled by the New Kinpo Group of Taiwan, ships more than $5 billion worth of products annually, and the deal suggests an interest among  Asian electronics manufacturers in establishing operations in the U.S. Spectragraphics, which is closely held, has about 400 employees at its two San Diego companies, which specialize in small and medium production of circuit boards and other electronic components, according to a statement e-mailed by Spectragraphics.

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