Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, UEI Brasil Controles Remotos Ltda. has met an impressive milestone in manufacturing having delivered its 10 millionth remote control.
Formed September 1, 2010, UEI Brasil Controles Remotos Ltda. was started as a small assembly and warehouse facility with less than 20 employees, and has now grown to encompass a 20,000 square foot full-service manufacturing plant with over 130 employees.
UEI Brasil Controles Remotos Ltda. is an ISO-9001 certified factory focused on delivering locally-produced remote controls for the growing Latin American market.
“Latin America is one of our key growth regions and our teams supporting and developing the opportunities there have been great!” said Paul Arling, Chairman and CEO of Universal Electronics. “I am confident we will continue to keep pace with our customers’ needs in the region and build long lasting relationships there.”
Expanded product offerings and a growing customer base have continued to fuel production increases in the region with major customers in broadcasting and consumer electronics. With the predicted growth in TV viewership from the upcoming Olympic Games and FIFA World Cup soccer events to be hosted in Brazil, UEI Brasil Controles Remotos Ltda.’s future looks bright. The full-service manufacturing facility in the region will continue to bring additional product technologies and capabilities, and expanded facilities to meet these new market growth opportunities.
About Universal Electronics
Founded in 1986, Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) is the global leader in wireless control technology for the connected home. UEI designs, develops, and delivers innovative solutions that enable consumers to control entertainment devices, digital media, and home systems. The company’s broad portfolio of patented technologies and database of infrared control software have been adopted by many Fortune 500 companies in the consumer electronics, subscription broadcast, and computing industries. UEI sells and licenses wireless control products through distributors and retailers under the One For All® brand name.
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