Read what other readers and registered users have to say about and OEM community, our online events and materials.

We invite you to also read a few of the many noteworthy mentions of content and our website cited in industry research and in the news.


Comments about our website and our content

“Thank you for the warm welcome into the group and your immediate help! I am very impressed and looking forward to learning more and meeting others.”

— Utz Baldwin, CEO, Plum


“With 15 years of running some of the best operations with professional management and extensive global exposure, I can say Venture Outsource’s Contract Manufacturer Evaluation offers great guidelines for supplier evaluation.”

— Avinder Sahi, Globalization India and SEA Global Supply Chain, GE Medical Systems


“I am impressed with the valuable expertise Venture Outsource has obtained on the industry. They command a good depth of knowledge with useful industry insight. Just what I expect from a reliable firm.”

— Robert Kronser, CTO, Plexus


“Was able to very quickly find details on the important elements of setting up EMS / ODM partnerships, talked with an advisor for personalized info on quality providers matching our requirements while getting up to speed quickly about the industry and connect with key staff from like-minded companies and potential partners. Great resource.”

— Jeff Truehaft, Sr. Vice President, Fusion-IO


“You’ve done an outstanding job with Venture Outsource. It’s a well organized site that we reference often to validate trends and get the latest snapshot of our industry. What a great website!”

— Steve Georgi, Sr. Director, Flex


“Venture Outsource is a trusted source for reliable, industry research and analysis.”

— Tony Rangel, Market Development, Sanmina


I found the website incredibly valuable even though I have extensive manufacturing experience in China. I used their EMS directory as reference points in my research and I talked with a provider advisor to better understand alternative EMS providers while also getting a list of suitably matched EMS firms.

What I really like about the website is the content has been written by my peers in sourcing, manufacturing operations, supply chain management, etc.”

— Martha Zimet, Hardware Engineering Program Manager, Afero


“ provides exceptional content and is a strong resource for business professionals looking to make positive connections within the electronics community.”

— Tony Harris, Chief Marketing Officer, Digi-Key Corporation


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Comments about our online events and slide decks

“Very experienced speaker who has in depth knowledge of both OEM and EMS world. Well prepared and good sharing.”

— Patricia Lim


“The value of the event especially came through in the speaker’s concise answers to the Q & A.”

— Kieran Corr


“It was evident that having been part of both EMS/OEM the speaker spoke from a position of authority and knowledge.”

— Colin Allsopp


“The Webinar was excellent.”

— K. Allen Greer, C.P.M., CPSD, CSM


“Prepared, knowledgeable and very comfortable with the subject. He dealt with the questions very well.”

— John Parks


“[The speaker] seemed to have the right background and very good examples from personal experience that were helpful.”

— Paul Schultz


“Very helpful!”

— Robert Gregory


“Was a very interesting insight and not point of view I had heard before, Category management based on what impacts the customer…a topic I would raise in my own organization for discussion.”

— Mieke Spitaels


“I was able to follow the presentation and got a lot of useful information.”

— Annette Dean


“[the speaker] had specific examples which I don’t often see.”

— Pamela Brooks


“The speaker did very well answering questions at the end of the Webinar.”

— Dick Wempen


“I will participate in future Webinars and will recommend to colleagues.”

— Katie Eggert

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