Woodstock Wire: EMS News

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

December 02, 2018

Austrialian EMS provider expands - adds 100 new jobs

Media -- Evertiq - Over 100 specialist jobs will be created in Adelaide's southern suburbs during the next five years, following the opening of South...

December 02, 2018 08:28 AM

November 30, 2018

Kitron adds to US presence in USD 15.9 million deal

Media -- Evertiq - Kitron has entered into an agreement with API Technologies Corp. to acquire its EMS division in the United States. The acquisition...

November 30, 2018 08:21 PM

November 26, 2018

iPhone Assembler Foxconn Plans Cost Cuts Amidst Slower Demand

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - The iPhone business of Foxconn will require to cut expenses by 6 billion yuan in 2019 and it is planning to remove nearly...

November 26, 2018 06:48 PM

Six Ways Industry 4.0 Is Changing Manufacturing

Media -- Electronics Maker - Industry 4.0 is the manufacturing movement that is reshaping the business of building products. Defined by unparalleled machine...

November 26, 2018 06:48 PM

November 24, 2018

Foxconn says R&D excluded from expense cut plan

Media -- DIGITIMES - To clarify concerns raised about its expense cut, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has maintained that the budget...

November 24, 2018 01:08 AM

November 23, 2018

When a giant falls - we all hear it

Media -- Evertiq - When a company the size of Foxconn is talking about layoffs in double digits percentage, we all know that that the numbers will be...

November 23, 2018 01:22 AM

Foxconn says 2019 plan meets client, company needs despite reported major expense cut

Media -- DIGITIMES - In response to a report saying that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will cut its operating expenses by CNY20 billion...

November 23, 2018 01:20 AM

Kitron signs NOK 150 million contract

Media -- Evertiq - Kitron has signed a three-year manufacturing agreement for electronic modules for electric wheelchairs with a leading producer of complex...

November 23, 2018 01:16 AM

Foxconn nets NT$3.95 per share for January-September

Media -- DIGITIMES - EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported net EPS of NT$3.95 (US$0.128) for January-September.

November 23, 2018 01:11 AM

November 22, 2018

As iPhone sales falter, Apple supplier Foxconn to reduce operations costs by $3B

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., better known as "Foxconn," apparently is planning to cut operational costs by...

November 22, 2018 10:25 PM

Foxconn plans $2.9 billion cost cutting exercise, iPhone unit impacted

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - The iPhone manufacturer may include layoffs in next year's restructuring efforts.

November 22, 2018 06:37 PM

November 18, 2018

SMTC Corporation Will Participate in the 11th Annual LD Micro Main Event Conference to be Held in Los Angeles, CA on December 4-6, 2018

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

November 18, 2018 06:57 AM

November 12, 2018

Apple's Asia Suppliers Fall on Report It Canceled Production Boost for IPhone XR

U.S. News -- Apple Inc's Asian supplier and assembler stocks fell on Tuesday on a media report that the iPhone maker had told its smartphone...

November 12, 2018 04:17 AM

Kimball International: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

U.S. News -- Kimball International: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot.

November 12, 2018 04:17 AM

SEMI supports US return to trade talks with China

Media -- Evertiq - Electronics industry association, SEMI, has voiced support and encouragement for trade discussions between U.S. President Donald Trump...

November 12, 2018 04:04 AM

November 11, 2018

SMTC Corporation Acquires MC Assembly Holdings, Inc. in Transformative Transaction

Electronics -- SMTC - Combination Creates Preeminent Low-to-Medium Volume, High Mix Electronics Manufacturing Services ("EMS") Provider with more than $320...

November 11, 2018 05:17 AM

SEMI Supports U.S. Return to Trade Talks with China, Issues Trade Negotiation Principles

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

November 11, 2018 04:44 AM

November 08, 2018

Foxconn denies it will import Chinese workers to Wisconsin factory

Enterprise -- The Register - Trump-heralded deal proving to be an expensive mistake

Electronics manufacturer Foxconn has denied that it is planning to import...

November 08, 2018 07:36 PM

What a new governor means for Wisconsin's controversial Foxconn factory

Tech -- The Verge - As candidates across the country scrapped for control of Congress, last night's midterms were particularly dramatic in Wisconsin....

November 08, 2018 05:56 PM

November 07, 2018

SMTC Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

Electronics -- SMTC - Year-over-Year Q3 2018 Revenue Up 56% and 34.5% YTD

November 07, 2018 05:36 PM

November 06, 2018

Foxconn's $100M deal with the University of Wisconsin has students worried

Tech -- The Verge - At the University of Wisconsin-Madison in late August, chancellor Rebecca Blank and Foxconn chairman Terry Gou announced the largest...

November 06, 2018 05:58 PM

November 05, 2018

Apple reportedly cancels a production boost for its iPhone XR

CNBC-Top Business -- Apple has told its smartphone assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron to halt plans for additional production lines dedicated to the iPhone XR which...

November 05, 2018 08:25 PM

November 02, 2018

Plexus at electronica 2018

Components in Electronics -- Plexus Corp., a global provider of electronic engineering and manufacturing services (E2MS), will exhibit at the 2018 electronica show in Munich,...

November 02, 2018 10:21 PM

HansaMatrix signs long-term supply contract

Media -- Evertiq - Latvian EMS provider, AS HansaMatrix, has been selected as a long-term supplier of high complexity electronic assemblies for international...

November 02, 2018 06:47 PM

Vergecast: Macbook Air, iPad Pro, and Foxconn

Tech -- The Verge - Vergecast hosts Nilay and Dieter were able to attend Apple's event in Brooklyn this week, so you can guess that's what the crew talked...

November 02, 2018 05:43 PM

SMTC Corporation to Participate in the 9th Annual Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference in New York City - November 15, 2018

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

November 02, 2018 04:26 PM

November 01, 2018

Swedish EMS expands in Norway via acqusition

Media -- Evertiq - Inission is now establishing itself on the Norwegian market by acquiring Simpro Holding AS, one of the biggest EMS providers in the...

November 01, 2018 10:19 PM

October 31, 2018

SMTC Corporation Invests in its U.S. and Mexican Operations

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced the completion of nearly $5 million in...

October 31, 2018 10:04 PM

Benchmark Electronics Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

PR Newswire -- Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018.


October 31, 2018 04:27 PM

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

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Growth in Revenue and Earnings; Continued Customer Diversification

October 31, 2018 03:50 PM

October 30, 2018

Sanmina: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

U.S. News -- Sanmina: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot.

October 30, 2018 05:33 PM

Jabil opens global business centre in Penang

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider Jabil has officially opened its Global Business Center (GBC) in Penang's GBS@Mayang, after relocating from Bayan Lepas...

October 30, 2018 05:30 PM

SMTC Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2018 Results on Nov. 6, 2018

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced that it will report results for its third...

October 30, 2018 04:39 PM

Wisconsin's $4.1 billion Foxconn boondoggle

Tech -- The Verge - Gov. Scott Walker promised billions to get a Foxconn factory, but now he's running away from it

October 30, 2018 03:59 PM

October 28, 2018

Plexus: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

U.S. News -- Plexus: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot.

October 28, 2018 07:09 AM

EMS .Ltd - three times bigger, four times faster

Media -- Evertiq - Just before the summer Berkshire based Electronic Manufacturing Solutions Ltd (EMS), packed its bags and moved into a new facility,...

October 28, 2018 06:52 AM

Jabil president to retire after almost 30-year long career

Media -- Evertiq - Jabil President William E. Peters has elected to retire effective December 31, 2018, following a 28-year career with the Company. He...

October 28, 2018 06:41 AM

Swedish EMS provider doubles production area in Russia

Media -- Evertiq - Swedish elctronics manufacturer, Orbit One, says that it has reopened its newly renovated plant in Slavsk, Kaliningrad. The renovation...

October 28, 2018 06:41 AM

October 22, 2018

SMTC Corporation Appoints Terry Wegman Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing

Electronics -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced the appointment of Terry Wegman as Senior...

October 22, 2018 03:39 PM

Kimball Electronics - Fabrication achieves IATF 16949 certification

Media -- Evertiq - Recently, Kimball Electronics-Fabrication (KEFAB) in Indianapolis achieved IATF TS16949:2016 certification for their Quality Management...

October 22, 2018 01:23 AM

Kitron sees strong order growth during third quarter

Media -- Evertiq - "We continued on our growth path in the third quarter, delivering the highest third quarter revenue in the company's history," says...

October 22, 2018 01:23 AM

SMTC earns AS9100D quality accreditation

Media -- Evertiq - EMS provider SMTC Corporation announces that he has received AS9100 Revision D accreditation at its Fremont, California facility.

October 22, 2018 01:21 AM