What is Electronic Manufacturing Services? Why should you considering outsourcing the manufacturing of your product? Is there a difference between Electronic Manufacturing Services and Contract Manufacturing? Do Tier 1 Electronic Manufacturing Services actually have more capabilities than Tier 2 and 3 companies? These questions are often heard in the Electronics industry. As in the industry over 22 years, we thought we would give a few hints and elaborate on the industry we work in.
The Electronic Manufacturing industry has been evolving quite a lot of the last 30 years. With the double digit growth impulsed by the rise of connected devices and connectivity overall, Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers will play an ever increasingly important role in the Electronics value chain.
Electronics manufacturing services (EMS) is a term used for companies that manufacture, test, distribute, and provide return/repair services for electronic components and assemblies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and this concept is also referred to as electronics contract manufacturing (ECM).