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Zollner Milpitas Receives ITAR Registration

Jun 28, 2012

Zollner Elektronik AG, a leading global electronics manufacturing & engineering services (EMS) company, and its USA division Zollner Electronics Inc. announced today that its Milpitas, CA-based manufacturing & NPI center was notified by the United States Department of State’s Office of Defense Trade Controls & Compliance (CRD) approving the Milpitas facility for ITAR-related manufacturing & development programs.

ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) is a series of US Government regulations controlling the manufacture and export of defense-related articles or technologies.

Broadening our support to fulfill our customers’ needs is the charter of our US operations. We are pleased with the addition of the ITAR certification to support the design and manufacture of defense and security sensitive technologies in Milpitas,” commented John Burke, COO & General Manager.

The Board of Management and I are very pleased with obtaining approval for the ITAR certification,” said Markus Aschenbrenner, CEO. “We continue to grow and expand our service offerings in the USA, proving our methods to be successful and the benefits this facility has to offer our customers.”

Zollner’s Milpitas Manufacturing & NPI Center is designed to better serve customers throughout North America and complement Zollner’s European and Asian production facilities. In addition to NPI services, the expanded low- to medium-volume production capabilities to support regional and domestic requirements broadens Zollner’s portfolio of services and capabilities supporting original equipment manufacturers (OEM) based throughout North America.


Headquartered in Germany and founded by Manfred Zollner in 1965, Zollner Elektronik AG has successfully grown to become one of the largest and most formidable Electronic Manufacturing & Engineering Services providers in the world today. Through the support of world-class facilities located in Western & Eastern Europe, North Africa, Asia, in addition to the recent expansion in the USA, Zollner offers a global presence to shorten time-to-market, lower costs, and provide the knowledge & support companies need to be competitive in today's marketplace.

Celebrating over 45 years of success, Manfred Zollner’s philosophy and dedication to customer service is very much alive in over 8,000 employees who staff 18 locations worldwide. These facilities provide a flexible, seamless, and vertically-integrated solution. State-of-the-art capabilities include electronics & electro-mechanical assembly, metal fabrication & finishing, plastic-molded & inductive components, and systems integration services. These services are performed for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) faced with the ever increasing challenges to engineer & design with the latest technologies available, provide robust & reliable products, and offer the after-market support to satisfy all of their customer’s needs. Unparalleled performance and customer confidence is testament that Zollner offers the best EMS solution in the market today.

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