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Anticipating Growth, Sunburst Electronics Invests in New Equipment: Expands Both Capacity and Production Capabilities


ERIE, Pa. (March 13, 2009) – Sunburst Electronics, a contract manufacturer of electronic controls based in Erie, Pa., has completed a significant stage in its continued expansion by increasing both capacity and printed circuit board production capabilities via a major capital equipment purchase. Anticipating growing its business in the military, medical and other high-reliability markets this year, the company added a full-service MYDATA® production line for surface mount applications.

Complete with numerous state-of-the-art technologies including a Linescan Vision System and advanced-level software, Sunburst’s new production line is capable of mounting exceptionally small, complex components with very high degrees of accuracy. The new equipment also permits faster production speeds, as well as extended board handling and component ranges.

“Sunburst’s latest capital equipment investment reflects our commitment to meeting the changing technology needs of our customers in high-reliability electronics industries,” said Kevin McDonough, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Sunburst. “Additionally, this investment is part of Sunburst’s strategy to proactively plan for growth slated for 2009 and beyond.”

About Sunburst Electronics:

Sunburst Electronics specializes in developing electronic assemblies (printed circuit boards, chassis assembly, cables and harnesses) for medical devices/equipment, aerospace/aeronautics, military applications, process controls and instrumentation, industrial equipment, measurement systems and transportation.

Sunburst is a J-STD-001 facility adhering to stringent standards spanning defect and process control, inspection methodology and process verification inspection, and is well equipped to serve the military and other high-reliability electronics markets (aerospace, medical equipment and telecommunications).

The company, founded in 1975, houses its operations in a 31,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility based in Erie, Pa., and maintains a separately staffed, 4,000-square-foot repair center specializing in end-of-life product management.

ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485 certified, Sunburst is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bliley Technologies, Inc. Bliley ( is a manufacturer of quartz crystals and crystal oscillators used in the telecommunications, military and space industries.

For more information, visit, or call or write Sunburst Electronics at 420 East Bayfront Parkway, Erie, Pa., 16507-1456. Phone: (814) 461-9120.


Lori Marshall
(814) 461-9120


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