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Aug 31, 2008

Delta Group Electronics Acquires Bitworks, Inc.


Delta Group Electronics, Inc. today announced  that it has purchased the assets of Bitworks, Inc., located in the community of Prairie Grove in northwest Arkansas.

Bitworks is an electronic manufacturing services (EMS) company providing cost-efficient, high-quality assembly of printed circuit boards and electro mechanical assemblies for its customers located throughout Arkansas, Oklahoma,  Kansas and Missouri. This is Delta’s fourth acquisition of an EMS company in three years, having previously purchased Frontier Technologies in California, Assembly  Solutions in Texas and Singletec, Inc. in Florida.

“We are very excited to add Bitworks to our company, as it allows Delta Group to  continue its strategy of customer and geographic diversification. Bitworks is a highlyregarded EMS company that excels in providing engineering and assembly capabilities to  its customers, and we plan to expand its capabilities through near-term investment in  equipment and facility expansion,” said Harry Mueller, President of Delta Group.

The current management of Bitworks will continue to operate Delta’s Arkansas  operations, as Lenny Baledge will focus on business development, Rudy Timmerman will handle engineering and process requirements, and Mike Payne will handle daily  operations. It is anticipated Delta Group will complete an expansion of the Arkansas  facility by the end of 2009.

Founded in 1987, Delta Group Electronics, Inc. is a full-service Electronic Manufacturing  Services (EMS) company offering turnkey services for its customers in the aerospace,  defense and commercial industries. Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Company  also has assembly operations in San Diego, Dallas and Rockledge, Florida and  administrative offices in St. Louis. It maintains an ISO9001: 2000 quality certification at  each of its facilities, along with the upgraded AS9100 quality standard at its San Diego  operations. For more information about Delta Group, visit its website at www.deltagroupinc.com or call Dom Isbell at (505) 883-7674.