Redbox and Flextronics Celebrate the Production of 25,000 redbox DVD Rental Kiosks

May 6, 2010

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and SINGAPORE, May 6, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --In a ceremony held today at the Flextronics (Nasdaq: FLEX) facility in Creedmoor, North Carolina, Flextronics and redbox announced that they have reached production of 25,000 redbox® DVD rental kiosks, further highlighting the companies' successful partnership and confirming Flextronics as the market leader in self-service manufacturing and supply chain solutions.

"This is an exciting day and we are delighted to host our key suppliers onsite at the Flextronics facility in celebration of our 25,000th kiosk," said Mitch Lowe, president, redbox. "Flextronics is an important partner and their flexibility and responsiveness have greatly contributed to our ability to meet aggressive installation goals as demand for our low-cost DVD rental service has grown."

"We are very proud to be a key partner toward helping redbox achieve today's milestone in kiosk production," said E.C. Sykes, President of Flextronics Industrial. "As the leading manufacturer of self-service kiosks, we are honored to have helped enable redbox's success in achieving its objectives through our supply chain optimization, design support and lean manufacturing services."

Each fully automated redbox kiosk holds 630 DVDs, representing up to 200 of the newest movie releases and allows consumers to simply use a touch screen to select their favorite movies, swipe a valid credit or debit card and go. For added convenience, consumers can also reserve DVDs online at or via an iPhone® and pick them up at the redbox location of their choice.

About Redbox

RedboxAutomated Retail, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coinstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSTR), offers new release DVD rentals through its network of conveniently located, self-service kiosks. Redbox has rented over 750 million DVDs and is available at approximately 21,600 locations nationwide, including select McDonald's restaurants, leading grocery and convenience stores, and Walmart and Walgreens locations in select markets. For more information, visit

About Flextronics

Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile OEMs. Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit

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