Zinwave signs manufacturing agreement with Plexus

New agreement ensures Zinwave remains a major player in the in-building DAS market

Zinwave, a global provider of wideband DAS (distributed antenna system) technology, confirms a manufacturing agreement with Plexus Corp (NASDAQ: PLXS), a global provider of optimized product realization solutions.

Plexus will provide comprehensive production services from its UK facilities and will support Zinwave with the manufacture of its unique in-building coverage solution based on advanced photonic and wideband amplifier technology.

“This partnership with Zinwave is a testament to the experience and professionalism of the Plexus team,” stated Ronnie Darroch, Plexus Regional President in EMEA. “The decision by Zinwave stems from our continued investment in facilities in the UK which enables us to deliver world-class solutions to our customers year on year.”

Paddy Murphy, Vice President, Operations, Zinwave added, “Zinwave was keen to work with an experienced partner that has credible quality and global capability. We are market leaders in the development of DAS solutions and have extremely high quality expectations. Plexus has extensive expertise with complex sub-assemblies and is able to provide the sophisticated manufacturing and engineering services and facilities needed to support our expanding customer base and our strategy for rapid growth globally.”

Zinwave’s DAS supports all cellular and public safety services between 150MHz-2700MHz on a single hardware layer, regardless of protocol or modulation scheme. It also supports multiple FDD and TDD LTE services simultaneously across any spectrum allocated globally, delivering future proof advantages and offering optimal ROI.

Plexus has developed a broad service offering for product providers in the networking and communications industry and continues to invest in this market sector.

About Zinwave

Zinwave is a global provider of active DAS technology for in-building wireless coverage, with offices in UK, USA, Asia and Australia “Zinwave 3000” is the only true wideband active Distributed Antenna System on the market, supporting multiple services across all frequencies between 150MHz and 2700MHz on a single hardware layer. It is straightforward to deploy and scalable to meet future requirements.

Zinwave’s RF planning, programme management and execution teams are highly skilled, with extensive experience in all areas of wireless communications and international telecoms. Sales activities are global and the company has established relationships with all major operators and system integrators.

Zinwave was recently acquired by McWane Inc a privately held manufacturing company based in the US and owners of a global group of wireless technology companies.

About Plexus Corp

Plexus 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 Defence/Security /Aerospace market sectors.