Celestica's Aerospace and Defense Centers of Excellence Earn NADCAP
Accreditation

TORONTO, Nov. 9 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced that its Toronto, Canada and Kulim, Malaysia Aerospace and Defense Centers of Excellence have received the National Aerospace and Defense Contract Accreditation Program (NADCAP) accreditation.

NADCAP is an industry-managed program that brings together technical experts from prime contractors, suppliers and representatives from government to work together and establish requirements for approval of suppliers using a standardized approach. Through the Performance Review Institute (PRI), NADCAP provides independent certification of manufacturing processes for the aerospace and defense industry for the purpose of adding value, reducing total cost, and facilitating relationships between primes and suppliers.

"The NADCAP accreditation ensures our dedicated Centers of Excellence in Toronto and Kulim meet the strict standards in the Aerospace and Defense industry and deliver high-quality services and solutions to our customers," said Peter Lindgren, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Growth and Emerging Markets Segment. "The NADCAP accreditation is critical to delivering unparalleled long-term business value to our customers. I am proud of our teams for their outstanding effort to ensure our sites meet the qualifications of the NADCAP accreditation - ultimately benefiting our customers."

    
    About Celestica
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Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions to drive our customers' success. Through our simplified global operations network and information technology platform, we are solid partners who deliver informed, flexible solutions that enable our customers to succeed in the markets they serve. Committed to providing a truly differentiated customer experience, our agile and adaptive employees share a proud history of demonstrated expertise and creativity that provides our customers with the ability to overcome any challenge.

Celestica Aerospace Technologies Corporation, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Celestica, is a U.S. company providing high-mix low-volume electronics manufacturing and supply chain services to the aerospace and defense industries. Through our Centers of Excellence, we provide manufacturing solutions capability in the Americas, Europe and Asia. We are committed to lowering costs and enhancing the competitive performance of aerospace and defense companies through a broad range of technology services - including the design, engineering, manufacture and support of high-reliability electronics systems that provide operational control, monitoring, communications, and information superiority in rigorous military and aerospace environments.

For further information on Celestica, visit its website at www.celestica.com.

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We disclaim any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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SOURCE Celestica Inc.

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