Motorola Mobility Sheds Manufacturing Bases In China, Brazil; Singapore Electronics Maker Flextronics To Take Over Operations

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http://techcrunch.com – Google-owned Motorola Mobility is shedding its manufacturing operations in Tianjin, China, and Jaguariuna, Brazil — with long-time manufacturing partner Flextronics agreeing to acquire the factories and take on management and operation. The pair said employees and assets at both locations will transfer to Flextronics after the transaction closes — expected to complete by the first half of next year. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Mark Randall, senior vice president, supply chain and operations for Motorola Mobility LLC, described the deal as an “important st (IT news)