Google’s Motorola Mobility and Flextronics announced today that both the company have signed a definitive agreement in which Motorola Mobility sells its manufacturing bases in Tianjin, China and Jaguariuna, Brazil to Flextronics. The agreement will includes a manufacturing and services agreement for Android and other mobile devices and also both employees and assets at both locations will transfer to Flextronics once the transaction completes. The closing activities expected to be completed by the first half of 2013.
“The agreement with Flextronics is an important step forward for us in transforming our overall supply chain into a competitive advantage for Motorola Mobility. Flextronics has been our partner for many years, and their expertise and experience in manufacturing will enable us to focus on other areas of the supply chain where we can add the most value,” said Mark Randall, senior vice president, supply-chain and operations for Motorola Mobility LLC.