Woodstock Wire: EMS News

June 18, 2018

Foxconn is coming to America - more specifically, to its new Milwaukee HQ

Tech -- Digital Trends - Foxconn is coming to the United States. Foxconn is reportedly purchasing a seven-story building from Northwestern Mutual, and...

June 18, 2018 02:59 PM

June 17, 2018

Apple supplier Foxconn now has a North American headquarters in Milwaukee

Tech -- The Verge - Taiwanese contract electronics manufacturer Foxconn has purchased a building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to serve as its North American...

June 17, 2018 06:31 AM

June 11, 2018

Amazon and Foxconn reportedly strip workers of benefits and pay low wages in Chinese factory

Tech -- The Verge - Foxconn said yesterday that it's investigating its factory in southern China that makes Amazon Echo Dot and Kindle devices after...

June 11, 2018 08:25 PM

Benchmark Electronics Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

PR Newswire: Networks -- Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share, payable...

June 11, 2018 04:17 PM

After report on "appalling" conditions, Foxconn will investigate plant that makes Amazon devices

Tech -- TechCrunch - Foxconn Technology Group says it is investigating a factory it operates that makes Amazon devices, including Kindles, after an...

June 11, 2018 02:42 PM

June 02, 2018

Manufacturing PMI Snaps Skid With Modest May Increase

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - After falling for three straight months, the latest Manufacturing PMI from the Institute for Supply Management...

June 02, 2018 10:49 PM

May 28, 2018

BenQ Dialysis Technology to tap overseas hemodialyzer markets

DigiTimes -- EMS provider Qisda's subsidiary BenQ Dialysis Technology (BDT) has disclosed it started production of own-brand hemodialyzers for the Taiwan...

May 28, 2018 11:04 PM

May 25, 2018

Foxconn Unit Aims to Raise $4.3 Billion in Biggest China IPO Since 2015

U.S. News -- Foxconn Industrial Internet , a subsidiary of the world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn

May 25, 2018 08:25 PM

Benchmark Electronics Appoints Merilee Raines To The Board Of Directors

PR Newswire: Semantic Web -- Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE) today announced the appointment of Merilee Raines as an independent director to the Board of Directors...

May 25, 2018 06:46 PM

Thought Leadership Series: Reducing Risk Through On-Demand Manufacturing

Electronics -- Source ESB Blog - Thought Leadership Series: Reducing Risk Through On-Demand Manufacturing

Regardless of how well you plan, component delivery...

May 25, 2018 12:02 AM

May 23, 2018

SEMICON WEST Adds WT | Wearable Technologies Conference Co-Location

Electronics -- SEMI - Premier U.S. electronics manufacturing event expands with wearables program

May 23, 2018 03:31 PM

May 21, 2018

EMS firms see profits eroded by ever-rising passive component costs

DigiTimes -- Taiwan EMS firms, especially smaller ones, are seeing their profitability increasingly eroded as their downstream customers are reluctant to...

May 21, 2018 12:26 AM

May 17, 2018

SMTC Corporation Announces Filing of S-3 Shelf Registration Statement

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced that it has filed a shelf registration...

May 17, 2018 03:08 PM

May 13, 2018

Foxconn April sales higher than expected

DigiTimes -- Foxconn Electronics has reported revenues of NT$343.987 billion (US$11.57 billion) for April, down 1.48% on month but up 6.57% on year. Year-to-date...

May 13, 2018 03:13 AM

Business transformation: Q&A with Qisda chairman Peter Chen

DigiTimes -- EMS provider Qisda has made efforts to transform operations by acquiring majority stakes in industrial motherboard and computer maker DFI and...

May 13, 2018 03:13 AM

Foxconn Picks 28 Companies to Begin Work on Wisconsin Plant

U.S. News -- Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group has selected 28 companies to do initial construction on its manufacturing plant in southeast Wisconsin.

May 13, 2018 02:57 AM

May 08, 2018

Talking to a Rising Supply Chain Star: Elizabeth Richter, Flex

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Elizabeth Richter, who is currently serving as chief of staff for the chief procurement and supply chain officer at contract manufacturer...

May 08, 2018 04:03 PM

May 07, 2018

Walker to Take Part in Foxconn Site Development Announcement

U.S. News -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to take part in an announcement Monday about site development for the Foxconn Technology Group campus...

May 07, 2018 03:51 AM

May 01, 2018

SMTC Appoints Phil Wehrli Senior Vice President Global Planning and Supply Chain

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX) ("SMTC"), a recognized global electronics manufacturing services provider, announced the appointment of Phil Wehrli,...

May 01, 2018 05:09 PM

April 30, 2018

Foxconn approved to divert seven million gallons per day from Lake Michigan

Tech -- Digital Trends - Against the wishes of many environmental groups, Foxconn has been granted permission to divert water from Lake Michigan to a...

April 30, 2018 03:05 PM

April 29, 2018

Benchmark Electronics Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

PR Newswire: Electronics Perf Measurement -- Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018.

April 29, 2018 02:15 AM

April 27, 2018

Plexus to Build Second Facility in Guadalajara, Mexico

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS), a global leader in providing design and development, manufacturing, supply chain and aftermarket services, today announced...

April 27, 2018 07:30 PM

April 25, 2018

SEMI Reports 2017 Global Semiconductor Materials Sales of $46.9 Billion

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

April 25, 2018 04:37 PM

April 24, 2018

Sanmina Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation -- Sanmina Corporation ("Sanmina" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company, today reported financial...

April 24, 2018 05:17 PM

Jabil Realizes Distributed Manufacturing Vision with New Additive Manufacturing Network

Business Wire: Hardware -- Jabil Realizes Distributed Manufacturing Vision with New Additive Manufacturing Network

April 24, 2018 05:14 PM

April 22, 2018

How a Jabil leader draws workers to the company's San Jose product incubation center

Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal -- Among the women honored nationally by the Manufacturing Institute is the general manager of the Emerging Telecom Center of Excellence in Silicon...

April 22, 2018 08:27 PM

Celestica Completes Acquisition of Atrenne Integrated Solutions

EMSNow - Outsourcing Insights -- Celestica, Inc. a leader in design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions for the world's most innovative companies, today announced...

April 22, 2018 07:02 AM

April 18, 2018

SEMI and TechSearch International Report Global Semiconductor Packaging Materials Market Reaches $16.7 Billion

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

April 18, 2018 09:56 PM

April 17, 2018

SEMI Announces ESD Alliance to Join as Strategic Association Partner

Electronics -- SEMI - SEMI today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding to integrate the ESD (Electronic...

April 17, 2018 03:10 AM

April 15, 2018

Foxconn posts revenue growth for March

DigiTimes -- Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$349.15 billion (US$11.95 billion) for March 2018 representing...

April 15, 2018 04:22 AM

Sanmina Achieves FDA Registration at Its Facilities in Chennai, India

EMSNow - Outsourcing Insights -- Sanmina Corporation, an integrated manufacturing solutions company that makes some of the world's most complex and innovative...

April 15, 2018 04:09 AM

April 09, 2018

April 07, 2018

Foxconn is making the first blockchain smartphone

Enterprise -- CRN - Sirin Labs' phone is designed to securely store and use digital currencies.

April 07, 2018 10:41 PM

April 06, 2018

Foxconn and Sirin Labs to Make First Blockchain Smartphone

U.S. News -- Swiss-Israeli technology firm Sirin Labs said that FIH Mobile Ltd, a subsidiary of world's largest contract electronics manufacturer...

April 06, 2018 06:38 PM

April 03, 2018

ISM reports growth in March manufacturing, despite decline in index

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - In its monthly Manufacturing Report on Business, ISM said that PMI, the report's key metric, fell 1.5% in March to 59.3...

April 03, 2018 04:50 PM

March 30, 2018

Celestica Sponsors Sustainable Mobility Project

EMSNow - Outsourcing Insights -- Last year, Celestica sponsored a multi-disciplinary team of students from the University of Toronto in Canada who are gaining first-hand knowledge...

March 30, 2018 04:44 PM

Sanmina Announces Investor And Analyst Day

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Sanmina Corporation (NASDAQ: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company, today announced it will host an Investor and Analyst...

March 30, 2018 03:46 PM

Invetech Expands IVD Contract Manufacturing Offering to the United States

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Invetech, a leader in new product development, custom automation and contract manufacturing, today announced the formal ISO 13485 certification...

March 30, 2018 03:45 PM

Jabil Vice President John Dulchinos to Keynote at Inaugural Robotics Summit & Showcase

Business Wire: Hardware -- Jabil Vice President John Dulchinos to Keynote at Inaugural Robotics Summit & Showcase.

March 30, 2018 03:44 PM

March 29, 2018

8 Things To Know About Foxconn's Acquisition Of Belkin

Enterprise -- CRN - From Foxconn controversies to Linksys' channel surge, here are eight things you need to know about the Foxconn-Belkin acquisition.

March 29, 2018 07:20 PM