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OEM trust in purchase price variance (PPV) and open-book pricing

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The underlying issue in the OEM-EMS relationship is most solutions providers are unwilling to share real open-book pricing because it exposes them to realizing they don’t fully understand and capture their true internal costs. A lot of EMS working capital is tied up due to poor internal EMS decision-making.
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10 Reasons OEMs know your EMS manufacturing relationship is on the rocks

What happens inside the EMS factory when you’re not there can be surprising. OEMs just want to know your EMS partner is managing your program business the way you would. But this might not always be the case. Here’s how to find out when things are not going as you hoped.
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Should OEMs share product roadmaps with EMS manufacturing partners?

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Will electronics OEMs ever be willing to carry this risk when doing so could result in roadmaps falling into hands of competing OEMs served by the same provider?
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SAP v Oracle in automating electronics manufacturing

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SAP is good at promoting specific solutions and convincing electronis OEM and EMS/ODM companies their product meets customer needs. Oracle is more tuned into finding out your manufacturing needs than using its frankenware to meet requirements.
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Foxconn amid industrial-minded investors in manufacturing with robotics cloud platform

Top industrial-minded investors include GE, Intel, Qualcomm, Saudi Aramco, Autodesk…while Foxconn builds its own cloud robotics platform.
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Robotics startups raise over $259 million for 2016

Investments among startup companies building robots for industrial automation, manufacturing, warehouse automation, and other tasks are growing.
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Industrial Internet-of-Things (IoT) startups impact manufacturing and supply chains

With machines and sensors collecting data at every step of manufacturing the potential gains from the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are enormous.
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Contract electronics attracts limited partnership investment, middle market management buyouts for high-mix, non-traditional EMS

Contract electronics EMS firms seeking to be acquired often have a higher than industry average debt-to-equity ratio.
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EMS differentiation: Equal opportunity challenge for every contract electronics solutions provider

We reached out to more than 5,000 EMS industry professionals with the statement: Describe the competitive differentiation that sets your company apart from other electronics services companies you compete with in the marketplace.
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Kimball Electronics review and competitors

Kimball Electronics (Jasper, Indiana) offers complex design, assembly services and competes with other providers. View competing electronics solutions providers to Kimball Electronics and contact companies.
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