Woodstock Wire: EMS News

June 19, 2019

EMS Providers Speak Out on Tariffs, Part 2

Distribution -- EPS News - Editor's note: Following the news of possible tariffs on goods imported from Mexico - and the ongoing trade war with China - EPSNews'...

June 19, 2019 02:46 PM

June 16, 2019

Highlights of the day: Foxconn management change

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn has introduced a new committee for collective management for the "post-Terry Gou era," as the chairman is stepping down soon...

June 16, 2019 06:16 AM

Foxconn Announces Leadership Overhaul as Chairman Seeks Taiwan Presidency

U.S. News -- Apple supplier Foxconn on Tuesday announced a plan to overhaul its leadership structure in a move to allow more senior...

June 16, 2019 12:52 AM

Foxconn gearing up to promote IIoT applications to diverse industries

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Technology Group is moving at full throttle to develop industrial IoT (IIoT) applications, setting up 13 cloud affiliates...

June 16, 2019 12:40 AM

Foxconn has enough capacity outside China to meet Apple's U.S. demand

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Foxconn, the world's top contract electronics assembler, said it had enough capacity outside China to meet Apple's demand...

June 16, 2019 12:12 AM

June 12, 2019

June 10, 2019

IEC Electronics breaks ground on New York facility

Media -- Evertiq - After considering moving out-of-state, IEC Electronics has opted to stay in New York with the construction of a new facility and a...

June 10, 2019 01:51 AM

Kitron's CEO to return in September

Media -- Evertiq - At the start of the year EMS provider Kitron announced that its CEO, Peter Nilsson, was going on medical leave until the end of June...

June 10, 2019 01:45 AM

June 06, 2019

Exclusive: Foxconn plans management overhaul as Chairman Gou seeks Taiwan presidency - source

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the...

June 06, 2019 03:44 PM

North American EMS Market Growth is Slowing, but First-Quarter IPC Report Indicates Growth Opportunities in Some Segments

IPC Blog -- The North American electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industry continued to enjoy positive...

June 06, 2019 05:03 AM

Danish EMS provider expands in China

Media -- Evertiq - Danish EMS provider, BB Electronics, says it is upgrading its operations in China to customer demand and to support future growth and...

June 06, 2019 04:51 AM

June 05, 2019

Foxconn's delays might finally give Wisconsin the upper hand

Tech -- The Verge - During the 2018 campaign, Wisconsin's governor Tony Evers criticized the Foxconn project as a bad deal, but a done deal: the bill...

June 05, 2019 10:48 PM

June 02, 2019

Foxconn halts production lines for Huawei phones, according to reports

Tech -- TechCrunch - Huawei, the Chinese technology giant whose devices are at the center of a far-reaching trade dispute between the U.S. and Chinese...

June 02, 2019 05:46 AM

May 30, 2019

Foxconn to build smart server plant in southern Taiwan

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will acquire a land plot in Kaohsiung for building a smart plant to make servers...

May 30, 2019 01:45 AM

May 28, 2019

Hungarian EMS provider invests in new Essemtec equipment

Media -- Evertiq - Hungary's largest EMS provider, Videoton, has invested in the Essemtec Spider to satisfy the high quality and high-speed demand of...

May 28, 2019 12:58 AM

Foxconn issues rare statement about orders

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has issued a statement saying there may be changes to customers' orders due to market...

May 28, 2019 12:56 AM

May 27, 2019

SMTC Corporation Announces Rights Offering and Registered Direct Offering Totaling up to $14.6 Million

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation ("SMTC" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced that it intends...

May 27, 2019 10:51 PM

IEC Electronics wins major defense contract

Media -- Evertiq - New York's IEC Electronics Corp. has been awarded a multi-year contract, valued at more than USD 50 million, from a tier 2 U.S. DoD...

May 27, 2019 12:16 AM

May 26, 2019

SMTC Corporation Receives Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Award for Customer Value Leadership in the Electronics Manufacturing Services Industry

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced it is the recipient of the 2019 Frost &...

May 26, 2019 09:47 PM

Jabil Inks Additive Manufacturing Agreement with Renault F1(r) Team

Business Wire -- Jabil (NYSE: JBL) today announced an additive manufacturing agreement with Renault F1 Team to speed the development and delivery of 3D-printed...

May 26, 2019 03:14 AM

May 18, 2019

Foxconn sees decreased 1Q19 profitability

Media -- DIGITIMES - EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has disclosed its first-quarter 2019 gross margin, net operating profit...

May 18, 2019 12:02 AM

May 17, 2019

Harris awards block buy contract to Kitron for F-35 work

Media -- Evertiq - Kitron says it has received a contract from Harris for production of Integrated Backplane Assembly (IBA) for the F-35.

May 17, 2019 05:35 PM

New GM for Enics Sweden

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Enics announces that the company has appointed Mr. Per-Anders Hallberg as General Manager for Enics Sweden.

May 17, 2019 03:24 PM

May 16, 2019

Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman -sources

Media -- Reuters - Companies - The world's largest contract

manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed...

May 16, 2019 06:52 PM

May 14, 2019

SMTC Corporation to Participate in the 16th Annual Craig-Hallum Institutional Investor Conference on May 29th in Minneapolis

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced that the company will participate in the...

May 14, 2019 06:21 PM

One month ago, Foxconn said its innovation centers weren't empty - they still are

Tech -- The Verge - Last summer, Foxconn announced that it would buy buildings across Wisconsin and turn them into "innovation centers" as part of its...

May 14, 2019 03:37 PM

May 13, 2019

Saab announces new US advanced manufacturing site

Media -- Evertiq - Swedish defence and security company Saab announces a new site for advanced manufacturing and production in West Lafayette, Indiana,...

May 13, 2019 07:05 PM

Let's rack and roll: Sanmina's hulk can bench press 4,500lbs

Enterprise -- The Register - This is your IT on steroids

A reinforced IT rack able to accommodate up to 4,500lbs (more than 2 metric tonnes) of hardware -...

May 13, 2019 04:01 PM

SMTC to Participate in B. Riley FBR's 20th Annual Institutional Investor Conference on May 22

Electronics -- SMTC - Group Presentation Slated for 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time Group Presentation Slated for 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time

May 13, 2019 02:59 AM

Cyber Insurance Comes to High-Tech Manufacturing

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Manufacturing industry experiences second-highest number of cyber attacks, but companies are not adequately prepared to prevent...

May 13, 2019 02:45 AM

May 12, 2019

SMTC Corporation Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

Electronics -- SMTC - $103 Million Revenue Quarter Fueled by Expanding Customer Base

May 12, 2019 10:30 PM

May 10, 2019

Gou to reveal Foxconn succession plan on May 10

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) chairman Terry Gou, who has announced his bid to run for presidency of Taiwan, has said that the company's...

May 10, 2019 03:49 PM

3 Tips for Sourcing Box Build Services

Distribution -- EPS News - When sourcing box build services, manufacturers must evaluate the sophistication of the provider's assembly tools and methods, the...

May 10, 2019 02:47 PM

May 07, 2019

Smart Manufacturing, IoT, and Workforce Development Take Spotlight at SEMICON Southeast Asia 2019

Electronics -- SEMI - Poised to draw an event record of more than 9,000 visitors, SEMICON Southeast Asia (SEA) 2019 opens today...

May 07, 2019 06:14 PM

May 06, 2019

Foxconn's Gou Wants to Be Peacemaker Between U.S., China and Taiwan

U.S. News -- The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn said on Monday he told U.S. President Donald Trump that he wanted to be the peacemaker...

May 06, 2019 04:01 PM

Harris lands major F/A-18 EW system contract

Media -- Evertiq - Harris Corporation has secured a USD 212 million contract modification to supply the next production lot of electronic jammers to protect...

May 06, 2019 02:33 AM

Foxconn boss reiterates commitment to build factory in Wisconsin

Media -- Robotics and Automation News - Foxconn boss Terry Gou has reiterated his commitment to building a multi-million-dollar factory in Mount Pleasant,...

May 06, 2019 02:30 AM

May 05, 2019

Strong demand and solid execution drove results for Sanmina

Media -- Evertiq - "We exceeded our expectations for the quarter. Revenue was stronger than anticipated driven by our teams' excellent job in securing...

May 05, 2019 02:10 AM

Fire at Lacroix Electronics plant in Tunisia

Media -- Evertiq - The EMS provider says that a fire broke out at the company's production site in Zriba, Tunisia, during the night of 28 to 29 April...

May 05, 2019 02:06 AM

Kitron reports strong growth and earnings improvement for 1Q19

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Kitron says that the company recorded very strong growth as well as earnings improvement in the first quarter. Revenue,...

May 05, 2019 02:06 AM

Foxconn keen to develop micro LED technology, says report

Media -- DIGITIMES - The Foxconn Group has continued to deepen its deployments in micro LED technology through a multi-pronged approach in order to win...

May 05, 2019 01:59 AM

Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin: source

Media -- Reuters - Technology - The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that...

May 05, 2019 01:41 AM

May 03, 2019

Celestica missed the mark in 1Q19

Media -- Evertiq - For Q1 2019, the EMS provider's revenue was below the guidance range as a result of weaker than expected demand in the CCS segment,...

May 03, 2019 04:48 PM

May 01, 2019

Key Tronic Corporation Announces Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2019

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Expecting Growth in Revenue for Fourth Quarter and Full Year

May 01, 2019 06:22 PM