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AUSTIN MANUFACTURING SERVICES (AMS) Ranks # 4258 on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000, with Three-Year Sales Growth of 59%.

NEW YORK, September 13, 2013-- Inc. magazine today ranked AUSTIN MANUFACTURING SERVCIES NO. 4258 on its annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

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Austin based, AMS, Ranked among Largest Private Companies for 2012

August 2, 2013For the second consecutive year, Austin Manufacturing Services has been nominated for the Aggie 100 Award.

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Austin Manufacturing Services Nominated for 2013 Aggie 100 Award

August 6, 2013(AMS) announced today that it ranked 43rd on the list of Austin's largest privately held companies, as published annually by the Austin Business Journal.

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Apple picks Texas for $100 million plant

May 22, 2013CUPERTINO, Calif.-- U.S. technology giant Apple's Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said the company would build a factory in Texas to assemble Macintosh computers.

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U.S. manufacturing activity continued to expand in March, but the rate of growth slowed, according to a report released Monday.

April 31, 2013NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Institute of Supply Management's monthly reading on the U.S. manufacturing sector came in at 51.3 in March, down from 54.2 in February and far short of 54, that was expected by economists surveyed by Briefing.com.

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L-3 Link Simulation & Training has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract.

April 04, 201 L-3 Link Simulation & Training, ARLINGTON, has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract modification for the F-16 Iraq training program. The contract, from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, calls for constructing the Iraqi Air Force two F-16 Block 52 weapon tactics trainers, two brief-debrief systems and one mission observation center.

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AUSTIN MANUFACTURING SERVICES (AMS) Ranks # 4004 on the 2012 Inc. 500|5000, with Three-Year Sales Growth of 36%. AMS' national industry rank was # 144.

NEW YORK, August 23, 2012 – Inc. magazine today ranked AUSTIN MANUFACTURING SERVCIES NO. 4004 on its annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs and business owners.

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Austin Manufacturing Services Nominated for 2012 Aggie 100 Award

College Station, TX, July 9, 2012 -- Austin Manufacturing Services has been nominated for the 2012 Aggie 100 Award. The Aggie 100 identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world. The Aggie 100 not only celebrates their success, it also provides a forum to pass lessons to the next generation of Aggie entrepreneurs

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Forbes Ranks Austin No.1 Best Big City for Jobs

Forbes has ranked the Austin metropolitan statistical area No. 1 on its list of the best big cities for jobs.

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Firefly LED on Jimmy Fallon Show

Austin, Texas - March 2012 – Firefly LED Light, one of the pioneer brands in LED lights for homes, was featured on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon´on its February 16, 2012 episode. Former MSNBC host and best-selling author Dylan Ratigan talked about this new innovation originating from Austin, Texas.

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Dumping China for American Job Shops

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- U.S. small businesses that initially rushed to Chinese factories to get their products made are now dumping them for American manufacturers.

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AMS Acquires New Spea Flying Probe Test System

Austin, TX (November 28, 2011)Leading EMS provider Austin Manufacturing Services (AMS) today announced the acquisition and installation of a SPEA high speed flying probe test system in its manufacturing facility located in north Austin. Shrinking component geometries and lack of testability are increasingly frequent design characteristics of today's printed-circuit-board-assemblies and flying probe technology can offer a test solution and fault diagnostic capabilities not available in other test methodologies.

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Some Manufacturing Heads Back to USA

Faced with rising costs, General Electric is moving production of its new energy-efficient water heater halfway around the world. The country it's leaving? China. The one it's bringing 400 jobs and a newly renovated factory? The United States.

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Austin Manufacturing Services Leases 45Ksf

Austin Manufacturing Services, or AMS, has leased 45,360 square feet in North Austin, according to brokers who worked on the deal.

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