Benchmark Electronics sales up 20 per cent

Benchmark Electronics, a contract manufacturing provider, has announced sales of $614m (£390m) for the quarter ended 30 September 2010 − a 20 per cent increase compared with $510m for the same quarter in the prior year.

The company reported net income of $23m, or $0.37 per diluted share, which compares with $16m, or $0.25 per diluted share, in the prior-year quarter.