Flextronics in Creedmoor, N.C., has built and shipped almost 30,000 redbox kiosks to locations all over North America. Redbox is owned by Coinstar.
Flextronics is a massive Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) firm based in Singapore with 160,000 employees in 30 countries. It generated more than $24 billion in revenues in fiscal 2010 from its work in five major divisions — computing, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile & consumer. Redbox and other self-service products fall under the industrial division.
On Labor Day, redbox reported it had rented its 1 billionth DVD.Now THAT’s a blockbuster.