Circuit Board Makers Viasystems, Merix To Merge

Law360, New York (October 7, 2009, 2:15 PM EDT) -- Viasystems Group Inc. and Merix Corp. will merge to become the largest publicly traded printed circuit board manufacturer, with an expected revenue of $840 million, the companies said Wednesday.

The new company will have 13,000 employees and an extensive manufacturing capacity in the United States and China, the companies said.

“These are two successful, innovative organizations with one mission: To meet the rapidly changing needs of our customers,” said David Sindelar, CEO of Viasystems.

“By leveraging the diversified operations and employee skill sets of both organizations,...
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