BENCHMARK ELECTRONICS, INC. (NYSE:BHE) Files An 8-K Changes in Registrant’s Certifying AccountantItem 4.01. Changes In Registrant’s Certifying Accountant.
On December 5, 2017, the Audit Committee of Benchmark Electronics, Inc.’s (the “Company”) Board of Directors approved the engagement of Moss Adams LLP (“Moss Adams”) as the new independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s 401(k) plan. As previously disclosed, Hein & Associates LLP (“Hein”), the independent registered public accounting firm responsible for auditing the 401(k) plan of the Company, combined with Moss Adams on November 16, 2017, and as a result of this transaction, Hein resigned as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s 401(k) plan effective November 16, 2017.
During the two most recent fiscal years ended December 30, 2016 and through the subsequent interim period preceding Moss Adam’s engagement, the Company did not consult with Moss Adams on either (1) the application of accounting principles to a specified transaction, either completed or proposed; or the type of audit opinion that may be rendered on the Company’s 401(k) plan financial statements, and Moss Adams did not provide either a written report or oral advice to the Company that Moss Adams concluded was an important factor considered by the Company in reaching a decision as to the accounting, auditing or financial reporting issue; or (2) any matter that was either the subject of a disagreement, as defined in Item 304(a)(1)(iv) of Regulation S-K, or a reportable event, as defined in Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K.
About BENCHMARK ELECTRONICS, INC. (NYSE:BHE)
Benchmark Electronics, Inc. is a provider of integrated electronic manufacturing services. The Company provides services to original equipment manufacturers of industrial control equipment, including equipment for the aerospace and defense industry; telecommunication equipment; computers and related products for business enterprises; medical devices, and testing and instrumentation products. It has three segments: the Americas, Asia and Europe. It offers integrated design and manufacturing services. Its operations consist of over three principal areas: manufacturing and assembly operations, including printed circuit boards assemblies and subsystem assembly, box build and systems integration; precision technology manufacturing, which include precision machining, metal joining, assembly and functional testing, and specialized engineering services, and specialized engineering services, such as product design, printed circuit board layout, prototyping, automation and test development.