IEC Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Newark, New York, April 22, 2016 — IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: IEC) will mark its 50th Anniversary with several events throughout 2016, including Founder’s Day recognition at the Company’s corporate headquarters in Newark, New York as well as celebrations later this year at each of its facilities in Newark and Rochester, NY, and Albuquerque, NM.  

Founded by Roger Main in 1966, IEC Electronics began as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), designing and selling products such as frequency counters and portable transceivers. Today IEC specializes in providing electronic manufacturing services (EMS) for life-saving and mission critical products such as encrypted satellite communication systems, automated external defibrillators, and ruggedized industrial controls. Employing over 800 people within the US, the Company utilizes its vertical manufacturing and advanced engineering capabilities to solve complex challenges and minimize supply chain risk for its customers.

Jeffrey T. Schlarbaum, President & CEO commented, “As we celebrate our 50th year in operation, we are making an effort to not only commemorate IEC’s history, but also its evolution and its path for the future. IEC was started as an OEM in the communications and instrumentation field and entered into the EMS industry supporting home entertainment and computers. Over the last 10 years we have transformed the business by focusing on the high reliability, advanced technology segments that demand a sophisticated level of manufacturing. Today, the Company is well-positioned with an extremely talented employee base, state-of-the-art technology and a blue chip customer base. I am excited for our future and feel confident in the strength of our team to continue to uphold IEC’s reputation as a leader in the complex electronics industry.”


About IEC Electronics

IEC Electronics is a provider of electronic manufacturing services ("EMS") to advanced technology companies that produce life-saving and mission critical products for the medical, industrial, aerospace and defense sectors. The Company specializes in delivering technical solutions for the custom manufacture of complex full system assemblies by providing on-site analytical testing laboratories, custom design and test engineering services combined with a broad array of manufacturing services encompassing electronics, interconnect solutions, and precision metalworking.  As a full service EMS provider, IEC holds all appropriate certifications for the market sectors it supports including ISO 9001:2008, AS9100C, ISO 13485, Nadcap and IPC QML.  IEC Electronics is headquartered in Newark, NY and also has operations in Rochester, NY and Albuquerque, NM.  Additional information about IEC can be found on its web site at





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