Woodstock Wire: EMS News

February 15, 2019

Engaged & happy employees - clear drivers of growth & health for Season Group

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Season Group, is flagging a major change in its organisation, both operational and somewhat philosophical. Randy Ziegenhagel,...

February 15, 2019 07:43 PM

Flex (formerly Flextronics) announce Chennai-born Revathi Advaithi as the new CEO

Media -- Electronics Maker - Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX), the Sketch-to-Scale(r) solutions provider that designs and builds...

February 15, 2019 06:43 PM

February 12, 2019

Maximized Product Uptime is the Future & the Future is Now

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Subscription-based services are now a part of manufacturing that are extending the supply chain. Electronics OEMs need to adapt...

February 12, 2019 05:58 PM

February 11, 2019

Benchmark Electronics brings 500 jobs yo Tempe

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Benchmark Electronics has held the grand opening of its new corporate headquarters in Tempe, Arizona.

February 11, 2019 07:51 PM

Foxconn optimistic about 2019

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) will see its revenues continue growing in 2019, but the exact figures can hardly be estimated due to...

February 11, 2019 06:04 PM

Benchmark's CEO to retire

Media -- Evertiq - Benchmark Electronics announces that Paul J. Tufano, President and Chief Executive Officer, will retire after transitioning his responsibilities...

February 11, 2019 06:00 PM

Kimball Electronics' net sales up 10% year-over-year

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Kimball Electronics reported second quarter fiscal year 2019 net sales of USD 284 million, an increase of 10% from the...

February 11, 2019 05:59 PM

Kimball employee arrested for stealing $100k worth of items

Media -- Evertiq - A former Kimball Electronics employee has been arrested in Jasper, Indiana for allegedly stealing more than USD 100'000 worth of items...

February 11, 2019 05:58 PM

Sanmina 2019 Predictions: What's Ahead for Electronics Manufacturing?

Enterprise -- VMblog - Industry executives and experts share their predictions for 2019.

February 11, 2019 02:21 AM

February 05, 2019

What's Behind Foxconn's Flipflop on U.S. LCD Plant?

Distribution Dispatch -- Anyone familiar with Foxconn/Hon Hai Precision Industry retained a healthy dose of skepticism when Foxconn announced it would build advanced...

February 05, 2019 05:33 PM

February 04, 2019

Sanmina feels the momentum

Media -- Evertiq - The EMS provider is can look back at a solid first quarter for fiscal 2019. The company saw its revenues increase both sequentially...

February 04, 2019 05:01 AM

Sanmina's CFO David Anderson plans to retire

Media -- Evertiq - Sanmina Corporation's CFO, David Anderson, has announced plans to retire from his role to spend more time with his family. Anderson's...

February 04, 2019 05:00 AM

February 02, 2019

After a 'personal conversation' with Trump, Foxconn says it will build a factory in Wisconsin after all

Tech -- The Verge - Days after Foxconn's Louis Woo told Reuters that the company is no longer planning to build a factory in Wisconsin, Foxconn says...

February 02, 2019 06:34 PM

No one seems to know what Foxconn is doing in Wisconsin

Tech -- The Verge - In 2017, Foxconn promised Wisconsin an enormous state-of-the-art factory, staffed by thousands of workers, all making screens for...

February 02, 2019 06:26 PM

January 31, 2019

Foxconn may not build a factory in Wisconsin after all, says top company exec

Tech -- The Verge - Foxconn's promise to build a factory in Wisconsin has always been controversial, with critics pointing to huge state subsidies and...

January 31, 2019 05:43 PM

January 28, 2019

Foxconn says trying to hire 50,000 people in first quarter after job cut reports

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Taiwan's Foxconn , assembler of Apple Inc's iPhones, on Tuesday said it was trying to recruit for more than 50,000 positions...

January 28, 2019 06:42 AM

January 22, 2019

Jabil Launches Materials Innovation Center for Additive Manufacturing

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Jabil has introduced a solution for creating, integrating and validating custom engineered materials for additive manufacturing...

January 22, 2019 11:14 PM

January 21, 2019

Plexus kicks off 2019 with a strong first quarter

Media -- Evertiq - During the EMS provider's first quarter for the fiscal year 2019 the company recorded revenues of USD 766 millions, withing the company's...

January 21, 2019 04:17 AM

Slumping iPhone demand causes layoffs, slashed profit forecasts

Tech -- Mashable - Apple's iPhone gravy train is thinning out.

A pair of reports from the Nikkei Asia Review show how effects for lowered demand for...

January 21, 2019 01:32 AM

January 17, 2019

SMTC Corporation Receives 5-year, $9 Million Contract from the United States Navy

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider today announced that SMTC's subsidiary MC Test Services,...

January 17, 2019 06:36 PM

January 15, 2019

EMEA EMS industry set to exceed €35 billion by 2022

Media -- Evertiq - According to Reed Electronics Research's latest analysis, revenues for the EMS industry in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) are...

January 15, 2019 10:46 PM

ALL Circuits opens new facility in Mexico

Media -- Evertiq - French EMS provider, ALL Circuits, is continuing its global expansion with the opening of their latest factory in Guadalajara, Mexico.

January 15, 2019 08:21 PM

Jabil Expands Retail Innovation Ecosystem to Transform Customer Experiences

Business Wire -- Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL) today announced an expanded ecosystem of innovation partners to speed the delivery of advanced retail automation solutions....

January 15, 2019 07:54 PM

January 14, 2019

Foxconn sees 2018 revenues reach new record

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$619.32 billion (US$19.95 billion) for...

January 14, 2019 03:44 AM

January 12, 2019

Reshoring, FDI Trends Add U.S. Manufacturing Jobs

Distribution -- EPS News - U.S. manufacturing continued to grow in December, but much more slowly than in previous months, according to the Institute for Supply...

January 12, 2019 07:44 PM

January 11, 2019

Foxconn December revenue dips, first time in 10 months

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Taiwan's Foxconn, a key Apple Inc supplier, reported a 8 percent fall in its December revenue on Thursday, dampening...

January 11, 2019 08:16 PM

January 08, 2019

SEMI Taiwan President Terry Tsao Named SEMI Chief Marketing Officer

Electronics -- SEMI - SEMI, the global industry association serving the electronics manufacturing supply chain, today appointed...

January 08, 2019 08:33 PM

SEMI Enhances Global Advocacy Focus with Addition of Public Policy Veteran Mike Russo

Electronics -- SEMI - SEMI, the global industry association serving the electronics manufacturing supply chain, today announced...

January 08, 2019 08:11 PM

January 06, 2019

Trump to Apple: Make the iPhone in the U.S., not China

Tech -- Mashable - President Donald Trump made his first comments on Apple's big stock drop this Friday - and they were largely dismissive.

At the news...

January 06, 2019 07:02 AM

January 04, 2019

Kitron CEO on medical leave

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Kitron says that its president and CEO, Peter Nilsson, will be undergoing treatment for a type of cancer and is expected...

January 04, 2019 07:45 PM

January 02, 2019

Kinpo to expand plants in Thailand, Philippines

Media -- DIGITIMES - EMS provider Kinpo Electronics will expand factories in Thailand and the Philippines by 120,000 square meters and 50,000 square meters...

January 02, 2019 06:04 PM

5 Key Elements Driving Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - A handful of steps can take your organization successfully into the new industrial age.

January 02, 2019 05:36 PM

December 28, 2018

Foxconn to begin assembling top-end Apple iPhones in India in 2019: Source

Channel NewsAsia Business News -- Apple Inc will begin assembling its top-end iPhones in India through the local unit of Foxconn as early as 2019, the first time the Taiwanese...

December 28, 2018 03:31 AM

December 27, 2018

Key Tronic Corporation Announces Plans to Establish New Manufacturing Facility in Vietnam

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Increasing and diversifying global footprint and reducing costs Increasing and diversifying global footprint and reducing costs

December 27, 2018 11:48 PM

December 21, 2018

Jabil looking at Kentucky for new facility

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Jabil is reportedly eyeing Northern Kentucky as a location for a new facility that could create hundreds of jobs.

December 21, 2018 07:49 AM

Kitronik posts record month of online sales

Media -- Components in Electronics - Kitronik, a leading developer of electronic project kits and learning resources for schools, makers and coders is...

December 21, 2018 07:48 AM

Sanmina ready to support 'Make in India' initiative

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Sanmina, says that it has been granted Domestic Tariff Area (DTA) status at its manufacturing facility in the Hi-Tech...

December 21, 2018 07:41 AM

December 19, 2018

Foxconn healthcare foundation to partner with Merck for biotech development

Media -- DIGITIMES - A healthcare foundation founded by Foxconn Group chairman Terry Guo has signed an MoU with the Merck Group for establishing H.Spectrum...

December 19, 2018 07:54 PM

December 17, 2018

Foxconn Not in Settlement Talks With Qualcomm in Apple Battle: Attorney

U.S. News -- The lead attorney for the group of Apple Inc device assemblers seeking at least $9 billion in damages...

December 17, 2018 05:29 PM

December 13, 2018

December 12, 2018

SEMI Supports U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement Negotiations in U.S. Government Testimony

Electronics -- SEMI - SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing supply chain,...

December 12, 2018 06:16 PM

What Foxconn's really doing in Wisconsin, with Reply All's Sruthi Pinnamaneni

Tech -- The Verge - What happens when a large, multinational electronics company shows up in rural Wisconsin and cuts a major development deal? This...

December 12, 2018 05:25 PM

December 10, 2018

Foxconn chairman encourages firms to help balance US-China trade

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Group chairman Terry Guo has urged businesses to play a role in balancing US-China trade, disclosing that his company will...

December 10, 2018 12:48 AM

December 09, 2018

As Skills Gap Widens, Firms Seek Automation, Creativity

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - A worsening labor outlook will send manufacturers in search of productivity-enhancing solutions and even higher-skilled workers-in...

December 09, 2018 03:00 AM

December 07, 2018

ERNI Electronic Solutions has a new owner

Media -- Evertiq - Swiss ERNI Group says that it has sold the EMS and central electrics business of ERNI Electronic Solutions GmbH & Co. KG, with around...

December 07, 2018 02:28 AM

December 06, 2018

Foxconn or Foxgone? Tariffs, Wisconsin and iPhone fires

Tech -- TechCrunch - First some notes on SoftBank's rumored expansion into China and its weird fund math, then Foxconn, and then quick notes on tech...

December 06, 2018 06:19 PM

November PMI Sees Increase

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November, and the overall economy grew for the...

December 06, 2018 06:37 AM

December 05, 2018

SEMI Welcomes Efforts to Reduce U.S.-China Trade Tensions

Electronics -- SEMI - SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing supply chain, today...

December 05, 2018 06:29 PM