Flextronics Woos Startups with Silicon Valley Tech Center
Moving ideas from sketches on napkins to factory floors is often the toughest stage for a startup entrepreneur. Flextronics International Ltd thinks it can help with that.
The contract manufacturer, which produces the Xbox game console for Microsoft Corp and smartphones for Google Inc, as well as networking equipment and other electronics gear, has upgraded its campus in Milpitas, California, with equipment aimed at creating product prototypes for customers in a hurry.
China has become the world's factory floor over the past decade as incentives, low wages and entry