Plexus Corp. reported an excellent fiscal 2008 (ending September 27, 2008), with revenue growth of 19.1 percent. The firm, with interests in wireline and wireless communications, medical, industrial, and defense markets, earned a record $1.84 billion for the fiscal year. According to President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dean Foate, "Our sector-focused business development strategy delivered growth in all five of our end-market sectors. Our five-year compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) now stands at 18 percent. Our commitment to profitable, organic revenue growth delivered returns on invested capital (ROIC) of 20.1 percent, well above our weighted average cost of capital (WACC). Our strong growth rate and economic profit performance were real achievements in an increasingly challenging macroeconomic environment."

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