Woodstock Wire: EMS News

October 15, 2018

#411 - An Interview with Chris Denney

The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast -- Chris Denney, CTO of Worthington Assembly, joins Chris to talk about contract manufacturing in the US, DfM and doing more efficient board assembly.

October 15, 2018 04:04 PM

October 12, 2018

NOTE enters new Swedish partnership in smart lightning

Media -- Evertiq - The market for the connected home is advancing rapidly. Swedish EMS provider NOTE, has signed a collaborative agreement with Plejd,...

October 12, 2018 05:11 PM

Foxconn posts revenue growth in 3Q18

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.38 trillion (US$44.4 billion) for the...

October 12, 2018 05:10 PM

Jump in Foxconn earnings point to strong iPhone XS sales

Tech -- BGR - When Apple releases the iPhone XR later this month, the device will undoubtedly become the most popular model in Apple's 2018 iPhone lineup....

October 12, 2018 04:27 PM

October 11, 2018

Celestica to acquire Impakt Holdings

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Celestica announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Impakt Holdings, LLC.

October 11, 2018 04:57 PM

Foxconn buys property in Wisconsin to support "Smart City" initiatives

Media -- Evertiq - The Taiwanese EMS-provider announces that it has purchased One Main Centre in downtown Racine, Wisconsin for the development of Foxconn...

October 11, 2018 04:56 PM

Five reasons to bet (now) on a fourth industrial revolution

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - "The kaleidoscope has been shaken; the pieces are in flux." It is a phrase written for the political age, almost two...

October 11, 2018 04:12 PM

October 08, 2018

Jabil plans for temporary shutdowns of two Silicon Valley sites

Media -- Evertiq - The EMS provider is planning to temporarily close two of its California based manufacturing sites as the company responds to an anticipated...

October 08, 2018 05:43 PM

Kimball completes the acquisition of GES

Media -- Evertiq - Kimball Electronics says that it has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets and assumed certain liabilities of GES...

October 08, 2018 05:39 PM

October 01, 2018

Swedish EMS provider names new CEO

Media -- Evertiq - The company announces that current board member Johannes Lind-Widestam has been appointed CEO and President of NOTE. Johannes succeeds...

October 01, 2018 05:51 PM

Pan International sees passive component shortages ease

Media -- DIGITIMES - Pan International, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, expects sales from its electronic manufacturing service (EMS) business to pick...

October 01, 2018 12:38 AM

Jabil to take over 14 sites from Johnson & Johnson

Media -- Evertiq - During the EMS providers conference call related to the its fiscal 2018 performance. CEO Mark Mondello disclosed some major developments...

October 01, 2018 12:35 AM

Jabil: 'What we're doing is working'

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Jabil delivers another strong fiscal year. "What we're doing is working. What we're doing is reflected in our results...

October 01, 2018 12:35 AM

Taiwan August manufacturing production index up on month, year, says MOEA

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2016 as base year) of 112.95 for August 2018, increasing 3.75% on month and 1.85%...

October 01, 2018 12:34 AM

Compass Electronics Group acquires Qualitronics

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Compass Electronics Group (CEG), says that it has acquired Indiana-based wiring harness and cable assembly provider Qualitronics...

October 01, 2018 12:34 AM

Apple reportedly shifting more iPhone XR orders to Foxconn from Pegatron, says paper

Media -- DIGITIMES - Apple has reportedly shifted more of its orders for the iPhone XR to Foxconn Electronics from Pegatron, as the latter has seen its...

October 01, 2018 12:30 AM

September 24, 2018

Logic PD's Manufacturing Facilities Earn Updated Quality Certifications

WebWire - Semiconductors -- Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) and Product Development solutions company Logic PD has been awarded updated quality management certifications...

September 24, 2018 01:39 AM

Plexus' on the move - opens 'enhanced' Penang design centre

Media -- Evertiq - The EMS provider is expanding its Engineering Solutions business in Penang, Malaysia. Plexus has increased capacity and efficiency...

September 24, 2018 01:16 AM

Finnish EMS provider invests in Polish unit

Media -- Evertiq - There are great opportunities at Darekon's Polish manufacturing facility as significant new production begins. Darekon has prepared...

September 24, 2018 01:16 AM

Season Group already seeing effect of US Tariff changes

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Season Group is already seeing a significant surge in enquiries as a result of the changes in US Tariffs with China.

September 24, 2018 01:16 AM

Sanmina expands its production base in Hungary

Media -- Evertiq - US-based EMS provider Sanmina-SCI, is planning a capacity expansion project at its operations in Tatabanya, Hungary.

September 24, 2018 01:16 AM

SMTC expands with new supply chain centre in Arizona

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider, SMTC Corporation, says it is opening its new supply chain centre in Phoenix, Arizona in order to support its growing...

September 24, 2018 01:15 AM

Enics to enhance BOM costing process with Buymanager

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Enics has selected Bymanager, a French software provider specialising in BOM costing and strategic sourcing tools to enhance...

September 24, 2018 01:15 AM

VirTex Enterprises Acquires PPI-Time Zero

Media -- Evertiq - Austin, Texas-based EMS provider, VirTex Enterprises, is acquiring fellow EMS provider PPI-Time Zero (PPI)

September 24, 2018 01:10 AM

tbp responds to the market by expanding capacity

Media -- Evertiq - Dutch EMS provider, tbp, which operates in the Benelux region has been experiencing an increase in demand for PCBA. In order to meet...

September 24, 2018 01:10 AM

September 21, 2018

Foxconn Signs Deal to Jointly Develop Wisconsin Ginseng

U.S. News -- Foxconn has signed an agreement to jointly develop Wisconsin's ginseng industry and grow its newly-established Wisconsin-based brand.

September 21, 2018 09:12 PM

September 20, 2018

Hitachi opens smart factory hub ifor Southeast Asia

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - Through the new facility, Hitachi aims to foster the adoption of smart factory technology in Asia



Japanese firm...

September 20, 2018 04:01 PM

September 19, 2018

U.S.-China Trade War Could Soon Pose a Serious Economic Threat

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the...

September 19, 2018 11:22 PM

September 17, 2018

Pycom partner up with Season Group

Media -- Evertiq - The IoT innovator teams up with EMS provider, Season Group, to help SME's turn ideas into connected products in three months.

September 17, 2018 02:10 AM

TIBCO and Jabil team up to deliver industrial IoT solutions

Media -- Evertiq - TIBCO Software Inc., which focuses on integration, API management, and analytics, and EMS provider Jabil, are teaming up to deliver...

September 17, 2018 02:08 AM

Foxconn August revenues up

DigiTimes -- Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$396.79 billion (US$12.9 billion) for August 2018, up...

September 17, 2018 12:21 AM

September 13, 2018

SMTC Opens New Supply Chain Center-of-Excellence in Phoenix, AZ to Support Growth and Enable Continued Sourcing Advantage

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced the opening of its supply chain center...

September 13, 2018 05:35 PM

IPC IDs EMS Opportunities in North America

Distribution -- EPS News - The North American electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industry has an $81 billion served available market with great potential...

September 13, 2018 03:33 AM

September 06, 2018

September 03, 2018

CEO Bob Eulau to leave Sanmina

Media -- Evertiq - US-based EMS provider, Sanmina, is announcing that its CEO, Bob Eulau, has resigned from the company.

September 03, 2018 11:08 PM

Foxconn to invest US$100 million in engineering and innovation research at UW-Madison

DigiTimes -- The Foxconn Group has signed an agreement with the University of Wisconsin-Madison to invest US$100 million in engineering and innovation research...

September 03, 2018 07:38 AM

August 29, 2018

SMTC Announces Results of Rights Offering

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced the results of its rights offering to shareholders...

August 29, 2018 03:33 PM

August 26, 2018

Kitron awarded order worth NOK 150 million

Media -- Evertiq - The Norwegian EMS provider announces that it has been chosen as a manufacturing partner for an unnamed provider of queue management...

August 26, 2018 10:41 PM

Contract manufacturing market recovers in 2017 after four years of decline

Media -- Evertiq - In its annual electronics manufacturing services report, New Venture Research (NVR), says that in 2017, the worldwide contract manufacturing...

August 26, 2018 10:40 PM

Foxconn Casting Wide Net in Search for Employees

U.S. News -- Foxconn Technology Group will cast a wide net to find the 13,000 workers it eventually expects to hire at its new North American manufacturing...

August 26, 2018 09:34 PM

August 19, 2018

Foxconn 2Q18 revenues reach new historical high, but net profits plunge to 5-year low

DigiTimes -- Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.07 trillion (US$34.43 billion) for the second quarter...

August 19, 2018 11:41 PM

August 15, 2018

Taiwan Maintains EMS Dominance Amidst China's Challenge

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Editor's Note: Welcome to AspenCore's Special Project on Focus on Taiwan, Part 2. Offered in the form of an eBook, this special project provides...

August 15, 2018 07:18 PM

August 08, 2018

Brinno lands ODM orders from Keep Truckin

DigiTimes -- Time-lapse camera maker Brinno has disclosed it has obtained ODM orders for imaging devices from Keep Truckin, a US-based developer of software...

August 08, 2018 08:57 PM

Foxconn reportedly to scale down Wisconsin project

DigiTimes -- Foxconn Electronics reportedly plans to scale down its original project to build an advanced 10.5G LCD fab in Wisconsin and instead will set...

August 08, 2018 07:00 PM

SMTC Corporation Reports Strong Second Quarter Growth

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced second quarter 2018 results.

August 08, 2018 03:26 PM

Benchmark Electronics Announces the Appointment of Stephen J. Beaver as Vice President and General Counsel

PR Newswire -- Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a global provider of manufacturing, engineering and design services, today announced the appointment...

August 08, 2018 04:05 AM

August 07, 2018

Has statistical process control become obsolete in electronics manufacturing?

Electronics Bazaar -- Statistical process control (SPC) has long been an important technique for companies looking to ensure high product quality. In modern electronics...

August 07, 2018 10:42 PM