NEENAH, WI-- Plexus Corp. has entered into an agreement to lease an approximately 15,000-square-foot space in the Europa Arkaden building in Darmstadt, Germany. The space will house a design center including engineering offices and product development facilities consistent with other Plexus design centers around the globe that provide engineering solutions to electronics original equipment manufacturers(OEMs). The Darmstadt Design Center is expected to be operational in March 2011.

Plexus currently operates from five global design centers. This sixth engineering team in Darmstadt will join more than 350 engineers globally and will offer a full suite of design solutions for customers across Plexus' key market sectors.

"We are committed to expanding our presence in the [Europe, Middle East, Africa] region to enable us to meet our longer-term growth goals,” said Steve Frisch, regional president of Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA). “Coupled with our existing engineering solutions in Livingston, Scotland and our manufacturing solutions in Scotland and Romania, the Darmstadt Design Center is a vital location that will strengthen our fully integrated product realization value stream solutions in the EMEA region."