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What is difference between OEM, CM, CEM, ECM, EMS, ODM, JDM, design house contract electronic terms?

Designing and manufacturing electronics hardware products has evolved into two camps. One camp is the OEM. The other is comprised of contract electronics solutions providers, who often subcontract with each other for the same OEM customer or program. Details below …
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EMS manufacturer distribution networks waste time quoting OEM RFQs

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It is possible for OEM customers to demand accurate quotes from EMS firms, with rationalized BOMs even for complex programs, and feel confident EMS providers have exhausted all component alternatives that meet program specs.
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Contract manufacturing radio frequency (RF), microwaves drive testing equipment outsourcing decisions

Quality contract electronics solutions partners with RF expertise help OEM decision makers design and manufacture modular testing equipment.
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Tier-2 EMS provider is a small-to-medium business (SMB)

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OEM manufacturing professionals use this questionnaire to drive manufacturing supplier accountability, workflow accuracy, timeliness, and executions to your standards.
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Industrial HazLoc, intrinsic safety drives European manufacturing executives

One common theme for each, recent OEM program inquiry above is they all come from European companies positioning themselves to offset EU regional and global economic challenges. 
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Top 10 EMS Providers in USA West – 2017

2017 top contract electronics EMS providers USA West in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.
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Top 10 EMS Providers in California – 2017

We surveyed contracts electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers around the world and asked them to review their peer contractors with a location in California. See which providers made the list.
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Top 10 EMS Providers in California, Silicon Valley Bay Area – 2017

We survey contract electronics solutions professionals around the world and asked which solutions provider locations in the Silicon Valley Bay Area have the best reputation. For Silicon Valley Bay Area we include the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Sonoma and Solano.
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Electronics distributors lose control as pressure to innovate increases

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Electronics distribution model is proving harder to manage as control of supply chain slips, shifting to non-OEM components manfuacturers.
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Supplier assessment criteria for electronic design skill and capabilities

The list presented below includes most of the specific criteria categories OEMs would expect to find/evaluate when considering sourcing contract elevtronics design services.
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