Tag Archives: RFQ

Asia infrastructure spend is Vietnam’s race to attract manufacturers

Vietnam has a growing infrastructure spend compared with its regional neighbors. According to Asian Development Bank (ADB), this is one of the key reasons many companies are attracted to Vietnam. In addition to Vietnam manufacturing wages, which can be 1/3 …
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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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Asia labor costs and China manufacturing relocation impact considerations

Compare manufacturing labor costs when moving supply chain operations from China to alternate locations in Asia
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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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How corporate materials commodities strategy differentiates and transforms manufacturing

Materials, commodities, sub-assemblies and products built by you, or coming from any part of your supply chain, are referenced accurately, in a timely manner, and tracked – and you build at the best price possible. Here’s how.
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Top 10 EMS providers customer concentrations ranked by revenue

Customer concentration for the top 10 EMS providers below, ranked from top to bottom in order of total revenues. Information for EMS providers is from CIMB and company reports for fiscal year end 12/17, except Flex (FYE 3/18). Foxconn info …
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Artificial intelligence provides transcendence for electronics manufacturing expansion

How OEMs and EMS providers wanting to grow remain competitive while building sustainable business models and keeping an eye on the future.
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Artificial intelligence exceeding EMS manufacturing industry expectations

Faster, more accurate RFQ quote turnaround with fewer EMS staff, while reducing OEM new program launch to just 4 days v. 14-21 days previously. Click to read more findings.
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EMS manufacturing metric: Materials work-in-progress (WIP) percent raw materials

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Inventory turns are easily, and often, manipulated. Metric focuses EMS provider material purchasing cost and helps manage direct labor, costly EMS indirect labor workflow.
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