Woodstock Wire: EMS News

July 06, 2022

Foxconn posts increased June revenue

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported better-than-expected performance for June, driven by brisk sales of its cloud computing, networking devices, PC products and structural components.

July 06, 2022 02:56 AM

July 05, 2022

Google considering having future Pixel phones made in Vietnam

Media -- DIGITIMES - Google, which is having a majority of its Pixel 6 smartphone made in China, is considering shifting orders for its future phones to its manufacturing partners' plants in Vietnam to avoid the risks from the ongoing US-China trade tensions and...

July 05, 2022 05:05 AM

July 04, 2022

French EMS provider inaugurates new assembly plant

Media -- Evertiq - All Circuits, a French EMS provider, has added a 6'000 sqm extension to its production site in Meung-sur-Loire, in southern France.

July 04, 2022 04:17 AM

June 19, 2022

Cicor expects around 30% growth in 1H22

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Cicor Group says that it expects a sales growth of around 30% in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021 as a result of acquisitions made and the successful management of challenges in the current difficult business...

June 19, 2022 05:06 AM

Foxconn breaks ground for EV battery facility in southern Taiwan

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn (Hon Hai) has broken ground in southern Taiwan for a NT$6 billion (US$201.58 million) project to build a R&D and manufacturing facility for battery cells.

June 19, 2022 05:05 AM

June 17, 2022

Rising Material Costs Remain Key Pain Point for Electronics Manufacturers

Media -- eBOM - Per IPC's May Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report, nine in ten electronics manufacturers surveyed are currently experiencing rising material costs, while nearly four-fifths are experiencing rising labor costs. Supporting data...

June 17, 2022 03:58 AM

Electronics Industry Welcomes Bipartisan Proposal in Congress to Boost U.S. Printed Circuit Board Sector

Media -- eBOM - The electronics manufacturing industry is welcoming a new, bipartisan proposal in the U.S. Congress that would help bring back the country's printed circuit board (PCB) sector.

The Supporting American Printed Circuit Boards Act of 2022, introduced...

June 17, 2022 03:57 AM

June 14, 2022

Kimball Electronics to Participate at the Sidoti Summer Small Cap 2022 Virtual Conference

Business Wire -- Kimball Electronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: KE) today announced the company will be attending the Sidoti Summer Small Cap 2022 Virtual Conference. Donald D. Charron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Jana Croom, Chief Financial Officer, will participate...

June 14, 2022 08:40 PM

June 11, 2022

Libra sees continued growth - expansion in the semiconductor sector

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Libra Industries says that it anticipates year-over-year growth of more than 30%. The company has seen strong growth across all facilities and verticals and has expanded in the semiconductor sector.

June 11, 2022 08:53 PM

June 10, 2022

Absolute EMS, Inc. utilizes the N2GEN to guarantee the highest quality components

Media -- eBOM - Absolute EMS, Inc., a leading provider of turnkey and consignment manufacturing services, is pleased to announce that it utilizes the South-Tek Systems 350S Nitrogen Generator to manufacture its own nitrogen. While this is an added cost, the company...

June 10, 2022 12:54 AM

June 01, 2022

The continuation of the shortage situation

Media -- Evertiq - 2022 has not even passed the halfway point and has already presented new - major - challenges for the electronics manufacturing supply chain. While the industry is doing all it can to alleviate current supply chain constraints - it still has...

June 01, 2022 01:22 AM

May 25, 2022

Technology Industry Veteran Joe Stockunas Joins SEMI as Americas President

Media -- EDACafe - SEMI, the global industry association that unites the entire electronics manufacturing and design ...

May 25, 2022 10:53 PM

May 24, 2022

Jabil Helps Cardo Systems Set New Standard in Helmet Communication Systems

Business Wire -- Jabil (NYSE: JBL) today announced an innovative manufacturing collaboration with Cardo Systems, a pioneer in wireless group communications and entertainment systems for motorcycle riders. Cardo's path to market leadership has been fueled by Jabil's world-class...

May 24, 2022 08:59 PM

May 23, 2022

Jabil Strengthens Additive Manufacturing Offerings with New PK 5000 Engineered Material and Digital Manufacturing Expansions

Business Wire -- Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL) today launched PK 5000, an eco-friendly, powder-based additive material engineered to deliver improved strength, chemical resistance and resilience in comparison to general-purpose nylon materials, such as PA 12. This patent-pending...

May 23, 2022 02:46 AM

May 08, 2022

The supply chain is evolving - and companies need to keep up

Media -- Evertiq - The past two years has delivered blow after blow to the electronics manufacturing industry. Disruptions stemming from the pandemic, logistical issues and lockdowns of complete cities. All out together we saw factories all over the world slowing...

May 08, 2022 07:19 PM

Foxconn reports April revenues drop

Media -- DIGITIMES - EMS provider Foxconn Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$486.464 billion (US$16.50 billion) for April, decreasing 4.13% sequentially and 2.80% year-on-year.

May 08, 2022 06:24 AM

Rising material costs remain key pain point for EMS providers

Media -- Evertiq - Nine in ten electronics manufacturers are currently experiencing rising material costs, while nearly four-fifths are experiencing rising labor costs, according to data from IPC's May global sentiment of the electronics supply chain report.

May 08, 2022 05:41 AM

Additive manufacturing, 3D printing in the world of mass production

Aspencore -- EDN - The use of printing technologies for industrial manufacturing processes in microfabrication has long been considered the holy grail for 3D printing. Companies have certainly tried, but existing technologies such as traditional inkjet printing have...

May 08, 2022 05:05 AM

Key Tronic Corporation Announces Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2022

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Strong Customer Demand for North American Production and New Program Wins

May 08, 2022 04:16 AM

Kimball Electronics Reports Q3 Results With Record Sales and Strong Operating Margin; Company Expects a Strong Pace to Carry Through the Fourth Quarter

Business Wire -- Kimball Electronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: KE) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended March 31, 2022. Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended March 31, March 31, (Amounts in Thousands, except EPS) 2022 2021 2022 2021 Net Sales...

May 08, 2022 03:58 AM

May 05, 2022


PR Newswire -- Sanmina Corporation ("Sanmina" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company, today reported financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended April 2, 2022 and outlook for its fiscal third quarter...

May 05, 2022 03:20 AM

May 02, 2022

Kitron's 1Q22 - strong demand and record order backlog

Media -- Evertiq - The electronics manufacturer is reporting first-quarter results showing very strong demand and record order backlog, but also revenue constraints due to the component supply situation.

May 02, 2022 02:08 AM

April 13, 2022

MMI: Top 50 EMS Reach Sales of $417 Billion

Aspencore -- EPS News - Manufacturing Market Insider, a newsletter specializing in the EMS (electronics manufacturing services) industry, has released its annual MMI Top 50 list of the world's largest EMS providers. In 2021, Top 50 sales accounted for $417 billion...

April 13, 2022 03:02 AM

Apple Starts Making iPhone 13 In Foxconn's Chennai Plant

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - With the fresh announcement, the company is now manufacturing all of its latest models in India, with two of its manufacturing partners, Foxconn and Wistron After months of anticipation, tech giant Apple has started the production of...

April 13, 2022 12:14 AM

Jabil Payment Solutions Business Unit Drives Development of Innovative Mobile Payment Platforms

Business Wire -- Jabil (NYSE: JBL) today announced the formation of the Jabil Payment Solutions business unit to speed the development and delivery of leading-edge payment and point-of-sale (POS) platforms. Accelerated by the recent acquisition of YouTransactor SAS, a...

April 13, 2022 12:02 AM

April 10, 2022

Foxconn sees March revenue top NT$500 billion

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) saw its revenue rise 15% on year and 11.5% sequentially to NT$507 billion (US$17.67 billion) in March 2022, bucking seasonal trends.

April 10, 2022 05:07 AM

SaltMED turns to Jabil to manufacture SaltFacial system

Media -- Evertiq - Medical device company SaltMED has entered into a manufacturing agreement with Jabil, under which the EMS provider will become the company's manufacturer and supplier of current and future products.

April 10, 2022 04:39 AM

April 08, 2022

Electronics Manufacturing Service Provider Is A Partner Not A Vendor

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - With the outsourced manufacturing becoming a norm in electronics product manufacturing, one of the key aspects that needs to be addressed is the choice of electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider. When an OEM looks for outsourcing...

April 08, 2022 05:13 AM

April 02, 2022

Foxconn, Foxtron use e-buses to gain smart city opportunities

Media -- DIGITIMES - Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn), Foxtron Vehicle Technologies, and San-Ti Group recently held a ceremony in Kaohsiung for the delivery of Foxtron's first Model T electric bus (e-bus) to the Kaohsiung Bus Company, owned by San-Ti Group....

April 02, 2022 10:52 PM

March 28, 2022

North American EMS industry down 9.7% in February

Media -- Evertiq - Total North American EMS shipments in February 2022 were down 9.7% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, February shipments fell 0.3%.

March 28, 2022 05:09 AM

Pre-orders for Foxconn's electric SUV to begin in October

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn will begin taking pre-orders for its Model C electric SUV on October 18 and enter volume production of the vehicle in the first half of 2023, according to company chairman Young Liu.

March 28, 2022 05:02 AM

March 21, 2022

Foxconn 'Basically' Resumes Normal Operations in China's Shenzhen

U.S. News -- TAIPEI (Reuters) - Major Apple Inc supplier Foxconn has "basically" resumed normal operations at its most important campuses in the Chinese city of...

March 21, 2022 07:57 PM

March 19, 2022

How Electronics Manufacturers Benefit from Machine Vision

Aspencore -- EPS News - Electronics manufacturers can maintain quality and increase time to market by using machine vision inspection methods in their factories. These systems, for example, can spot non-conforming components early in the manufacturing process. Designing...

March 19, 2022 12:40 AM

March 18, 2022

Jabil's looking to fill positions at Albuquerque facility

Media -- Evertiq - 60 Jobs in 60 Days, that's what Jabil is looking to fill at its Albuquerque, New Mexico healthcare manufacturing facility.

March 18, 2022 10:34 PM

Jabil CEO "I like what we're doing and where we're going"

Media -- Evertiq - US EMS provider Jabil has just reported preliminary, unaudited financial results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2022. The company recorded revenues of USD 7.6 billion during the quarter, an increase from USD USD 6.8 billion during 2Q21.

March 18, 2022 04:28 AM

Foxconn embracing strongest first quarter in 10 years

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn (Hon Hai) Technology Group expects to register in 2022 the strongest first quarter in a decade, as some customer orders deferred from the fourth quarter are being fulfilled in the quarter, and is guardedly optimistic about its overall...

March 18, 2022 04:22 AM

NOTE invest in new 3D AOI technology at UK operations

Media -- Evertiq - The UK subsidiary of Swedish EMS provider NOTE has recently invested in a new Zenith Alpha HS+ automated optical inspection system from Koh Young

March 18, 2022 04:11 AM

March 17, 2022

Kimball Electronics Announces Retirement of Sandy Smith, Vice President, Information Technology

Business Wire -- Kimball Electronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: KE) today announced that Sandy A. Smith, Vice President, Information Technology (IT), will be retiring March 31, 2022. Ms. Smith, who has been in the role since 2014, will be succeeded by Isabel Wells, an accomplished...

March 17, 2022 04:08 AM

March 14, 2022

Apple Supplier Foxconn in Talks to Build Factory in Saudi Arabia - WSJ

U.S. News -- Foxconn Technology Group is in talks with Saudi Arabia about jointly building a $9 billion facility that could make microchips,...

March 14, 2022 11:08 PM

March 11, 2022

Foxconn makes Mac Studio for Apple

Media -- DIGITIMES - Apple's recently unveiled Mac Studio, powered by the in-house developed M1 Ultra processor, will primarily be produced by Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry), according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

March 11, 2022 02:13 AM

March 08, 2022

Foxconn delivers first electric bus to Kaohsiung

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn on March 3 delivered an electric bus developed by its subsidiary Foxtron Vehicle Technologies to Kaohsiung, and it is planning to build an electric bus ecosystem in the city by furthering its cooperation with the local government.

March 08, 2022 08:03 PM

March 07, 2022

Swedish EMS provider stops operations in Russia

Media -- Evertiq - The Swedish electronics manufacturer Orbit One has decided to stop its operations in Russia due to developments in Ukraine.

March 07, 2022 04:30 AM

Benchmark invests in new photonics packaging capabilities

Media -- Evertiq - Electronics manufacturer Benchmark Electronics, has invested in new optical integration, photonics packaging, and photonics test capabilities at its RF and Photonics Center of Innovation in Phoenix.

March 07, 2022 04:19 AM

North American EMS industry down 6.0% in January

Media -- Evertiq - Total North American EMS shipments in January 2022 were down 6.0% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, January shipments fell 14.9%, says the IPC.

March 07, 2022 03:56 AM

February 28, 2022

February 27, 2022

Foxconn invests in XRSpace to create global metaverse ecosystem

Media -- DIGITIMES - Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) has announced the signing of an MOU with metaverse platform developer XRSpace, which will receive US$100 million in investment from the EMS giant.

February 27, 2022 09:21 PM

February 22, 2022

For EMS Providers, Success Lies in Managing Components Across the Board

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Global supply chain recovery is an ongoing process. Electronics manufacturing services providers need a solid strategy for success in the current market. Michael Kennedy, vice president of global accounts at TTI, Inc., examines strategies...

February 22, 2022 04:59 AM

February 21, 2022

Production halts at NOTE's Chinese plant

Media -- Evertiq - Swedish EMS provider NOTE, says that its plant in China has so far not had a case of Covid-19. However, an employee at the plant has been in contact with a Covid-positive relative - which means that the plant has to be put into quarantine.

February 21, 2022 12:24 AM

February 14, 2022

Rethinking JIT with Improved Technology

Aspencore -- EPS News - Shannon Flynn - When just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing originated in Japan in the 1970s, resource savings were among the most noticeable benefits. That's not surprising because having goods ready just in time for the customers who wanted them...

February 14, 2022 03:31 AM