Flextronics International Ltd was incorporated in the Republic of Singapore in May 1990. The Company is a provider of design, manufacturing, and supply chain services and solutions that span from sketch to scale; from conceptual sketch to full-scale production. The Company designs, build, ships and service complete packaged consumer electronics and industrial products for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), through its activities in the following business groups: High Reliability Solutions (HRS), which is comprised of its medical business including medical equipment, disposables, drug delivery, and diagnostics; its automotive business, including automotive electronics, automotive lighting, and power electronics,; and its defense and aerospace businesses focused on defense, civil aviation, and homeland security; Consumer Technology Group (CTG), which includes its mobile devices business, including smart phones; its consumer electronics business, including connected living, wearable electronics, game consoles, and connectivity devices; and its high-volume computing business, including various supply chain solutions for notebook personal computing, tablets and printers; Industrial and Emerging Industries (IEI), which is comprised of semiconductor and capital equipment, office solutions, test and measurement, household industrial and lifestyle, industrial automation and kiosks, energy and metering, and lighting; and Integrated Network Solutions (INS), which includes radio access base stations, remote radio heads, and small cells for wireless infrastructure; optical, routing, broadcasting and switching products for the data and video network; server and storage platforms for both enterprise and cloud based deployments; next generation storage and security appliance products and rack level solutions, converged infrastructure and software defined product solutions. The Company competes against numerous domestic and foreign manufacturing service providers, as well as its current and prospective customers. It is subject to various federal, state, local and foreign environmental laws and regulations, including regulations governing the use, storage, discharge and disposal of hazardous substances used in its manufacturing processes.