Plexus : Plexus Announces Expansion in Guadalajara, Mexico

          Plexus : Plexus Announces Expansion in Guadalajara, Mexico

August 21, 2013

Plexus Announces Expansion in Guadalajara, Mexico

NEENAH, WI, August 21, 2013 - Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ: PLXS), today announced
that it intends to begin operations in Guadalajara, Mexico, and has entered
into an agreement to lease a 265,000 square feet manufacturing facility. The
leased building will be built for Plexus by Corporate Properties of America
and will be located in the Guadalajara Technology Park. This facility will
become a part of Plexus' global network of 24 integrated facilities, providing
customers with electronics design, manufacturing and sustaining solutions.

Todd Kelsey, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer commented,
"As part of our strategic planning process, we carefully evaluate the Plexus
value proposition and service offerings of each of our regions to ensure we
meet our customers' current and future needs. With the growing demand for
low-cost manufacturing solutions in the Americas, the Guadalajara expansion
will provide Plexus' quality and operational excellence while driving lowest
total landed cost. The city of Guadalajara provides Plexus with access to a
highly skilled workforce, a network of suppliers, a supportive business
environment, and an efficient logistics infrastructure."

Steve Frisch, Executive Vice President, Global Customer Services, commented,
"Plexus is committed to continually advancing the competitiveness of our
mid-to-low volume, higher complexity Product Realization Value Stream
solutions. Our investment in Guadalajara reinforces Plexus' dedication to
customer service excellence and emphasizes our focus on fulfilling customer
needs in the Americas. This expansion provides valuable options for our
customers that require a Mexico solution."

Jorge Aristóteles Sandoval Díaz , Governor of the State of Jalisco, commented,
"We are delighted that an important company such as Plexus, has considered
Guadalajara, the Silicon Valley of Mexico, as the ideal location for their
expansion plans in Latin America. We are pleased to welcome Plexus at a time
that Jalisco is experiencing a great moment of economic development and
productivity."

Construction of the facility will begin in August 2013 with expected
completion during the fiscal third quarter of 2014.

For further information, please contact:

Ginger Jones, Senior VP and Chief Financial Officer
920-751-5487 or ginger.jones@plexus.com

About Plexus Corp. - The Product Realization Company

Plexus  (www.plexus.com)  delivers  optimized  Product  Realization  solutions 
through a  unique  Product  Realization  Value  Stream  service  model.  This 
customer-focused  services  model  seamlessly  integrates  innovative  product 
conceptualization, design, commercialization,  manufacturing, fulfillment  and 
sustaining  services  to  deliver   comprehensive  end-to-end  solutions   for 
customers in the America, European and Asia-Pacific regions.

Plexus  is  the  industry  leader  in  servicing  mid-to-low  volume,   higher 
complexity customer programs characterized by unique flexibility,  technology, 
quality  and  regulatory  requirements.  Award-winning  customer  service  is 
provided    to    over    140    branded    product    companies    in     the 
Networking/Communications, Healthcare/Life Sciences, Industrial/Commercial and
Defense/Security/Aerospace market sectors.

Safe Harbor and Fair Disclosure Statement



The statements contained in this release which are guidance or which are not
historical facts (such as statements in the future tense and statements
including "believe," "expect," "intend," "plan," "anticipate," "goal,"
"target" and similar terms and concepts), including all discussions of periods
which are not yet completed, are forward-looking statements that involve risks
and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited
to: our inability to implement the Guadalajara, Mexico expansion as planned or
to derive anticipated business levels and financial performance from the
expansion; the risk of customer delays, changes, cancellations or forecast
inaccuracies in both ongoing and new programs; the poor visibility of future
orders, particularly in view of current economic conditions; the effects on
Plexus of Juniper Network, Inc.'s disengagement; the adequacy of restructuring
and similar charges as compared to actual expenses; the economic performance
of the industries, sectors and customers we serve; the effects of the volume
of revenue from certain sectors or programs on our margins in particular
periods; our ability to secure new customers, maintain our current customer
base and deliver product on a timely basis; the particular risks relative to
new or recent customers or programs, which risks include customer and other
delays, start-up costs, potential inability to execute, the establishment of
appropriate terms of agreements, and the lack of a track record of order
volume and timing; the risks of concentration of work for certain customers;
our ability to manage successfully a complex business model characterized by
high customer and product mix, low volumes and demanding quality, regulatory,
and other requirements; the risk that new program wins and/or customer demand
may not result in the expected revenue or profitability; the fact that
customer orders may not lead to long-term relationships; the effects of
shortages and delays in obtaining components as a result of economic cycles or
natural disasters; the risks associated with excess and obsolete inventory,
including the risk that inventory purchased on behalf of our customers may not
be consumed or otherwise paid for by the customer, resulting in an inventory
write-off; the weakness of areas of the global economy; the effect of changes
in the pricing and margins of products; the effect of start-up costs of new
programs and facilities, such as our new facility in Romania and our announced
plans to replace facilities in the United States, and other recent, planned
and potential future expansions or replacements; increasing regulatory and
compliance requirements; possible unexpected costs and operating disruption in
transitioning programs; raw materials and component cost fluctuations; the
potential effect of fluctuations in the value of the currencies in which we
transact business; the potential effects of regional results on our taxes and
ability to use deferred tax assets; the potential effect of world or local
events or other events outside our control (such as drug cartel-related
violence in Mexico, instability in the Korean peninsula, changes in oil
prices, terrorism and weather events); the impact of increased competition;
and other risks detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission
filings (particularly in Part I, Item 1A of our annual report on Form 10-K for
the fiscal year ended September 29, 2012).



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