James J. McNamara Jr. (Jay), President and CEO of Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc. will be honored for his lifetime achievements in manufacturing, by being inducted into the Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY) Wall of Fame on May 12, 2011 at the Syracuse Oncenter.
Jay began his career as a Time Study Engineer at Burlington Industries in 1966. In 1972 he took a position with Amp Incorporated where Jay fine tuned his leadership abilities, enabling him to hold multiple executive positions with Amp and later Tyco Electronics. In 1995, Jay was appointed Vice President of Tyco Electronics assuming responsibility of 12 companies with Tyco located throughout 45 countries. Under Jay’s leadership and management, the wire and
cable business grew organically and via acquisition to $1.6 billion in annual sales.
In November 2002, Jay accepted the President/CEO position of newly formed Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc. Jay saw opportunity for growth
and expansion of the former IBM Microelectronics manufacturing site, through diversifying product offerings, advancing technology and expanding the customer base from a handful to over 130. EI has grown into an internationally renowned supplier of advanced electronic packaging solutions serving customers in the medical, defense/aerospace and high end computing markets.
The Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY) advocates for the growth and development of New York’s manufacturing sector, a critical component of a vibrant New York economy. In total, the Manufacturers Association represents approximately 350 business and 55,000 workers across nineteen counties in Upstate New York.
Founded in 1913, MACNY is the largest associations of manufacturers in New York State and one of the oldest manufacturers associations in the nation. More information on MACNY can be found at www.macny.org.