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Why OEMs should avoid some EMS manufacturers, EMS factories, EMS divisions

OEMs can obtain info on potentially suitable EMS provider partners and better understand how to avoid other EMS manufacturers, EMS factories, and EMS divisions.
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EMS manufacturing industry dialogue on status of automation and artificial intelligence

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World’s first manufacturing supply chain AI directly attributable to measurable outcomes and saving clients money is already changing manufacturing supply chains.
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EMS/ODM manufacturer corporate (org chart) reporting structure impacts sales and services

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Read how OEM customer programs often are at a disadvantage with some EMS/ODM provider org charts, reporting structure and compensation practices.
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ODM Cloud server assembly firms adjust manufacturing footprints

ODM plans to distribute manufacturing likely to cause higher costs in several areas. Favored geographies are outlined with percent production at each.
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Fast product launch new medical devices: 510(K) and FDA cleared v FDA approved

To help innovation, medical device firms bringing new product to market are not required to go through a strenuous testing process if their new device is substantially similar to one that has come before. But abuse has entered the system.
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Rethinking OEM customer satisfaction surveys for electronics manufacturing services (EMS)

EMS manufacturing customer satisfaction surveys are short-sighted and lack EMS provider accountability. EMS providers are insulated from being responsible. Here’s why.
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5G Content drives OLED and flexible display panels in smartphones, communications, gaming, Industry 4.0

Investment, market share to grow in small- and mid-size organic light-emitting diode (OLED) flexible panels and large-size white OLED (WOLED)
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Detailed cost analysis and find manufacturing savings when relocating EMS production programs

For many OEMs manufacturing in China, operating margins have trended down. One common reason for margin pressure is rising labor costs in China. OEMs seeking alternative ASEAN locations can read more here. Anytime OEMs move production, OEM analysis for relocating …
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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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Pros and cons of 3D printing, additive manufacturing in contract electronics

There is great potential for 3D printing to disrupt the $12 trillion manufacturing market. Additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing (for private use systems) creates 3D objects layer by layer from a 3D design file (typically in STL, stereolithography format) …
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