MPC Taps Flextronics

Personal computer manufacturer and retailer MPC Corp. revealed Wednesday that it is sourcing electronics manufacturing services provider Flextronics Computing. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to MPC, Flextronics will provide MPC with supply chain consulting and materials procurement services for its U.S.-based PC business. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Nampa, Idaho, MPC Corp. supplies enterprise information technology hardware to small- to mid-sized businesses, government agencies and education organizations. MPC acquired Gateway's Professional business in October 2007, and manufactures PCs, servers and storage products to customers in the corporate sector. Flextronics is based in Singapore.