Woodstock Wire: EMS News

May 27, 2020

Foxconn keen on EVs

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn's third-stage business transformation - dubbed Foxconn 3.0 - focuses on stepping into the electric vehicles (EVs), digital...

May 27, 2020 02:48 PM

May 25, 2020

Moving production lines out of China is uneasy

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based IT firms have come under pressue to move production out of China in the wake of the US-China trade war and coronavirus...

May 25, 2020 10:56 PM

FII chairman sees 4 stages of smart manufacturing

Media -- DIGITIMES - Smart manufacturing should be implemented in four stages: automation, digitization, network-based connectivity, and fully smart,...

May 25, 2020 08:24 PM

3PLs and the Trials of COVID-19

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - Blue Yonder is committed to helping its customers face the unexpected. To provide insights...

May 25, 2020 04:25 AM

May 22, 2020

Foxconn has no visibility beyond 2Q20 for PC components

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Young Liu has noted that the coronavirus pandemic is still far from...

May 22, 2020 02:24 AM

May 20, 2020

Robotic automation for components insertion slashes costs

Media -- eeNews Europe - Smart factory solutions provider MTEK has released MCell Insertion, a flexible, adaptive, software-defined robotic solution...

May 20, 2020 04:50 PM

May 18, 2020

Foxconn-TSMC collaboration in US not impossible, say sources

Media -- DIGITIMES - It would not be a surprise if Foxconn Technology Group collaborated with TSMC to jointly develop their operations in the US by 2024,...

May 18, 2020 03:46 PM

Cicor updates its outlook due to COVID-19

Media -- Evertiq - Swiss EMS provider, Cicor Technologies, is updating its outlook for the results of the first half-year 2020, as the effects of the...

May 18, 2020 03:45 PM

Survey: Pandemic Boosts U.S. Manufacturing Revival

Aspencore -- EETimes - Additional evidence is emerging that the novel coronavirus is rekindling and accelerating efforts to return manufacturing to North...

May 18, 2020 04:39 AM

Foxconn quarterly profit hits two-decade low, sees growth from post-virus lifestyles

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Foxconn's first-quarter profit plunged to its lowest in two decades, all but wiped out, after the coronavirus pandemic...

May 18, 2020 04:35 AM

Foxconn's profits plunged nearly 90%, due to COVID-19 shutdown

Tech -- TechCrunch - As earnings season winds down, we're getting a solid picture on just how profoundly the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted corporations'...

May 18, 2020 04:13 AM

Darekon invests in its production

Media -- Evertiq - A sharp increase in demand has prompted Finnish EMS provider Darekon to take rapid action to grow its capacity.

May 18, 2020 03:44 AM

Chin-Poon Industrial conservative about 2Q20 business

Media -- DIGITIMES - Automotive PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial saw sales decline in first-quarter 2020 due to shrinking car sales in main markets in the...

May 18, 2020 03:28 AM

May 17, 2020

May 14, 2020

May 12, 2020

Lite-On Tech sees increased April revenues

Media -- DIGITIMES - EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13.747 billion (US$456 million) for April, increasing 9.10%...

May 12, 2020 05:35 PM

Sanmina achieves MDSAP certification at several facilities

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Sanmina says that it has achieved Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) certification at its facilities in Malaysia,...

May 12, 2020 12:24 AM

May 11, 2020

Five factors to consider when selecting an EMS partner

Media -- Evertiq - Over the past two decades, medical device companies have moved away from the complexities of building products so that they can focus...

May 11, 2020 09:51 PM

Foxconn to Resume Manufacturing Operations at Andhra Facility

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - Foxconn manufactures smartphones for various brands including Apple and Xiaomi Foxconn reported a fall in its profit figures...

May 11, 2020 02:32 PM

Foxconn posts increased April revenues

Media -- DIGITIMES - Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$380.93 billion (US$12.72 billion)...

May 11, 2020 02:07 PM

SMTC Corporation Announces First Quarter Results

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider and winners of Frost & Sullivan's 2019 Best Practices Award...

May 11, 2020 02:23 AM

May 10, 2020

SMTC Corporation to Participate in Oppenheimer 5th Annual Emerging Growth Conference on May 12, 2020

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider and winner of the Frost & Sullivan's 2019 Best Practices...

May 10, 2020 07:21 PM

May 09, 2020

Benchmark sees its 1Q profit drop

Media -- Evertiq - The EMS provider saw both its sales and profit slide during the years first quarter.

May 09, 2020 04:34 AM

May 08, 2020

SMTC Corporation to Report First Quarter Results on May 6, 2020

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider and winners of the Frost & Sullivan's 2019 Best Practices...

May 08, 2020 08:26 PM

May 06, 2020

Sanmina is feeling the effects of COVID-19 - but keeps on trucking

Media -- Evertiq - "While the financial results for our second fiscal quarter were influenced significantly by COVID-19, I am pleased to report we were...

May 06, 2020 03:52 PM

Celestica manufactures ventilator components for Medtronic

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Celestica is collaborating with Medtronic to produce subassemblies for Medtronic Puritan Bennett 980 (PB980) ventilators.

May 06, 2020 03:50 PM

May 05, 2020

Note inks agreement medtech company

Media -- Evertiq - Swedish EMS provider Note has signed an agreement with Breas Medical, which is a Swedish international company that develops respiratory...

May 05, 2020 02:32 AM

May 03, 2020

Does America Have Enough Manufacturing Resiliency?

Aspencore -- EPS News - Kayla Matthews

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, there were questions worth asking about the United States' resiliency and self-sufficiency...

May 03, 2020 10:25 PM

Key Tronic Corporation Announces Mexico Facilities Resume Operations

Globe Newswire -- Key Tronic Corporation (Nasdaq: KTCC), a provider of electronic manufacturing services (EMS), today announced the Company has successfully resumed...

May 03, 2020 09:35 PM

May 01, 2020

Kitron kicks off 2020 with new records

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Kitron is reporting revenue and profit growth for the first quarter. The order backlog was record high, and the company...

May 01, 2020 09:45 PM

Taiwan March manufacturing production index rises

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2016 as base year) of 116.43 for March 2020, increasing 11.65% sequentially and 11.09%...

May 01, 2020 09:42 PM

China ODMs gearing up for 5G smartphone market boom

Media -- DIGITIMES - China-based ODMs including Wingtech Technology and Huaqin Telecom Technology are striving to grow their presence in the 5G smartphone...

May 01, 2020 09:41 PM

April 22, 2020

Foxconn Boosts Semiconductor Plans, Deal To Have New Facility in Qingdao: Report

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - The facility will focus on the packaging and testing of application-specific integrated circuits used in 5G communications...

April 22, 2020 05:09 PM

Rebooting Electronics Manufacturing

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - Did they discuss anything useful? Can I do something based on their discussions? Can you summarise their key points discussed?...

April 22, 2020 04:04 PM

April 21, 2020

Electronics Manufacturing Sector Calls on Leaders of U.S., Mexico, Canada to Boost Cooperation During COVID-19 Recovery

Media -- eBOM - IPC, the global electronics manufacturing industry association, yesterday sent a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, Mexican President...

April 21, 2020 12:22 AM

GPV is up and running in Sri Lanka

Media -- Evertiq - The Danish EMS provider announces that its has managed to obtain the necessary approval to resume production at its manufacturing location...

April 21, 2020 12:20 AM

April 20, 2020

Note increases capacity at Swedish plant

Media -- Evertiq - In order to meet the increased demand for microelectronics produced in clean rooms, the Swedish EMS provider has invested in increased...

April 20, 2020 01:59 AM

April 16, 2020

Foxconn workers in China face daily temperature checks, thermal screenings

Media -- Fox - Tech - Workers at factories in China are being subjected to stringent surveillance in the wake of the novel coronavirus, as the country...

April 16, 2020 07:56 PM

April 15, 2020

Foxconn's Empty Wisconsin Factories Are Still Empty, One Year Later

Tech -- ExtremeTech - More than a year ago, news began to surface that Foxconn would renege on its promises to Wisconsin after having been awarded $4.5B...

April 15, 2020 05:11 PM

MMI: EMS Top 50 sales reached $344 billion in 2019

Media -- Evertiq - Manufacturing Market Insider says that the sales of the Top 50 biggest EMS providers accounted for USD 344 billion in revenue during...

April 15, 2020 03:48 PM

Philips launches high volume ventilator for Covid-19

Media -- eeNews Europe - The new Respironics E30 ventilator design from Philips can be produced in volumes of 15,000 a week

April 15, 2020 03:30 PM

April 14, 2020

Raspberry Pi's $5 model is powering ventilators to fight coronavirus

Media -- The Next Web - Ventilators are in high demand as hospitals are looking to provide treatment to coronavirus patients in critical condition. Companies...

April 14, 2020 03:16 PM

April 13, 2020

Foxconn, Kinpo to make medical equipment

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based electronic manufacturing service (EMS) providers including Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and...

April 13, 2020 03:56 PM