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Publication Date: 05/1/2007
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Design Solutions Acquires Paradigm Manufacturing Partners
Santa Barbara, CA — Design Solutions Inc. (DSI) has acquired Paradigm Manufacturing Partners (PMP), an EMS and contract manufacturing services provider based in Garden Grove, California. PMP focuses on new product introduction (NPI) through medium-volume surface-mount board assemblies, box build and rework projects. Value-added capabilities include PCB layout and design for manufacturing.

In making the announcement, Sean O'Neil, president and CEO of DSI, said, "This acquisition helps DSI close the gap between design and manufacturing to provide a full product development solution under one umbrella." This solution, he added, includes concepts, industrial design and mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, FPGA/ASIC development, software integration and development, as well as PCB design and manufacturing.

Sean O'Neil described the acquisition as growth-driven, adding a greater range of capabilities to DSI's offerings for its expanding customer base. "With currently seven locations in the U.S. and two in Europe, DSI is experiencing rapid and consistent growth globally as a premier provider of task-oriented engineering and manufacturing services to the commercial and military electronics industry, as well as full turn-key product development solutions for large clients and small start-ups." Scott Penin, president and CEO of Paradigm, will remain on board and has been appointed to the position of V.P. of Global Manufacturing of DSI.

For more information, contact: Design Solutions, 81 David Love Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93117 805-683-0465 fax: 805-683-0475 Web:

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