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Plexus Joins the Satellite Industry Association

Washington, D.C., March 13, 2020 – The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today announced that Plexus Corp (Plexus), a global leader in complex product design, manufacturing, supply chain and aftermarket services, has joined SIA as its newest Affiliate Member.  Plexus provides product development and manufacturing services for a wide variety of space and ground station applications, both in the commercial and defense satellite markets.

“SIA is pleased to welcome Plexus as the Association’s newest affiliate member,” said Tom Stroup, President of the Satellite Industry Association.  “Plexus’ expertise in providing product design, development and introduction along with supply chain, manufacturing and aftermarket services and support, make the Company an ideal addition to SIA and we look forward to working with them as they look to expand their support of the satellite and satellite services industries.”

“We are proud to join SIA and collaborate with its members while supporting the voice of the satellite industry,” said Dan Lewis, Aerospace and Defense Market Sector Vice President at Plexus. “Partnering with leading satellite innovators to help create the products that will advance this industry and build a better world aligns directly with the Plexus strategy.”

Affiliate membership in SIA is open to satellite companies as well as supporting entities that advocate and promote the domestic commercial satellite industry.  SIA Affiliate Members receive a number of benefits including attendance at SIA’s Annual Association Meeting, participation in all open SIA meetings and most events (excluding the SIA Leadership Dinner) and SIA Member discounts to industry events.  For further details regarding membership in SIA, please see the following link.


About Plexus

Since 1979, Plexus has been partnering with companies to create the products that build a better world.  We are a team of over 19,000 individuals who are dedicated to providing global Design and Development, Supply Chain Solutions, New Product Introduction, Manufacturing, and Aftermarket Services.  Plexus is a global leader that specializes in serving customers in industries with highly complex products and demanding regulatory environments.  Plexus delivers customer service excellence to leading global companies by providing innovative, comprehensive solutions throughout the product’s lifecycle.  For more information about Plexus, visit our website at

About The Satellite Industry Association

SIA is a U.S.-based trade association providing representation of the leading satellite operators, service providers, manufacturers, launch services providers, and ground equipment suppliers. For more than two decades, SIA has advocated on behalf of the U.S. satellite industry on policy, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the satellite business. For more information, visit

SIA Executive Members include: Amazon; AT&T Services, Inc.; The Boeing Company; EchoStar Corporation; Intelsat S.A.; Iridium Communications Inc.; Kratos Defense & Security Solutions; Ligado Networks; Lockheed Martin Corporation; ; SES Americom, Inc.; Space Exploration Technologies Corp.; Spire Global Inc.; and Viasat Inc. SIA Associate Members include: ABS US Corp.;  ; Amazon Web Services; Analytical Graphics, Inc.; Artel, LLC; Blue Origin; Eutelsat America Corp.; ExoAnalytic Solutions; Globalstar, Inc.; HawkEye 360; Hughes; Inmarsat, Inc.; Kymeta Corporation; Leonardo DRS; Lynk; Omnispace; Satellites; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Peraton; Planet; Telesat Canada; and XTAR, LLC. SIA Affiliate Members include: The Aerospace Corporation; AQYR Technologies; COMSAT; Envistacom, LLC; Integrasys LLC, Kaman Precision Products; Kencast; Media Broadcast Satellite; NB+C; Newtec; ; Plexus Corp; Radeus Labs, Inc.; RUAG Space; Sheppard Mullin; Skylo Technologies; and Wiley Rein LLP