Tag Archives: ODM

Electronics manufacturing services and design forecast 2014-19

Broken down my market sector, we should see EMS industry revenues increase to $423 billion on the rising strength of consumer electronics, servers and storage, networking equipment, automotive electronics, and medical electronics.
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2012 Forecast spells decline for EMS and ODM as profitability concerns weigh in

Both the electronic manufacturing services (EMS) and original design manufacturing (ODM) segments of the industry are not projected to perform well this year. Revenue in the EMS sector will be practically flat and the ODM sector is likely to shrink.
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Economic, scale challenges for Pegatron notebook business

Notebook ODM / EMS is still Pegatron’s core business. It is estimated notebooks will contribute to 40% of Pegatron’s FY11 sales. But, without gaining orders from tier-1 notebook OEMs, achieving operating margin targets could be problematic.
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Closer look at Compal-Lenovo joint venture raises questions

First joint venture between a notebook OEM and an ODM. Previously, ODMs only set up vertical integration joint ventures. Compal could make less profit from the deal than others think. What impact will the joint venture have on other ODMs?
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Wistron’s hope for a good year gets delayed

Wall Street has given up on Wistron for 2011 and is looking for better results from the ODM in 2012 which counts Dell; Acer, Lenovo, IBM and Sony as key customers. Meanwhile, Wistron has invested in after-sales centers in China and Brazil.
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EMS v ODM: Pegatron after the turnaround

Pegatron is struggling, and straddling, EMS v. ODM business models because R&D resources are limited. Essentially, electronics product notebook design is like an ODM business model, but LED TV and iPhone assembly is more like an EMS business.
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From Starbucks to Foxconn: A competitive supply chain is more than just lowering operations cost and inventories

Gene Tyworth, Ph.D., chairman for the department of supply chain and information systems (SC&IS) at Penn State Smeal College of Business talks with VentureOutsource.com about the skill gaps in today’s supply chain managers and which important knowledge areas tomorrow’s supply chain leaders should focus on. Plus, much more…
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Taiwanese ODMs get toothache from Apple

Apple’s iPad and increasing market share in notebooks are stirring trouble for ODMs Compal, Wistron, Acer and Quanta serving tablet and netbook markets. Consumer notebook demand to remain weak in the US and Europe but the situation for commercial purchases…
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Worldwide EMS / ODM five year forecasts deals blow to pure ODM model, reflects trends and challenges for industry, OEMs

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IDC’s five year forecast (2009 – 2014, see chart) for the worldwide EMS and ODM sectors, plus worldwide total EMS industry, reflects the cost (spend) for product outsource design and manufacturing services and MCOGs sourced to EMS and ODM companies across the Americas, Europe and Asia.
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