The Company's fiscal year ends on December 31. Consequently, references to 2018 relate to the calendar year ended December 31, 2018; references to 2017 relate to the calendar year ended December 31, 2017, etc.
Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (Benchmark) is a Texas corporation that began operations in 1979 and is today a worldwide provider of innovative product design, engineering services, technology solutions and advanced manufacturing services (both electronic manufacturing services (EMS) and precision technology manufacturing machining services). In this Report, references to Benchmark, the Company or use of the words "we", "our" and "us" include Benchmark's subsidiaries unless otherwise noted.
From initial product concept to volume production, including direct order fulfillment and aftermarket services, Benchmark has been providing integrated services and solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) since 1979. Today, Benchmark proudly serves the following industries: aerospace and defense (A&D), medical technologies, complex industrials, test and instrumentation, next-generation telecommunications and high-end computing.