European Contract Electronics Assembly Industry - 1993-97 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781856171779, 9781483284866

European Contract Electronics Assembly Industry - 1993-97

1st Edition

A Strategic Study of the European CEM Industry

Authors: Eric Harkness
eBook ISBN: 9781483284866
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st April 1993
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This report examines the emerging and rapidly growing contract electronic manufacturing industry in Europe [which provides the service of assembling electronic components onto printed circuit boards including design and test] – from the point of view of both the Original Equipment Manufacturer and the Contract Electronics Manufacturer. The regional structure of both OEM & CEM industries is defined, highlighting the wide variation of contract assembly activity from country to country. Detailed profiles are provided on the 56 major CEMs in Europe both in terms of business performance and capabilities. An exhaustive investigation is conducted into the strategic issues surrounding the OEM's "make or buy" decision, taking account of both commercial and technological conservations. Market data and forecasts are provided, showing contract assembly industry growth by country and by end–use. The report is completed by a directory listing of over 200 European Contract Assembly Companies.

Table of Contents

• Executive Summary

• Introduction

• The Importance of Contract Electronics Assembly Companies

• Industry Analysis

• Economical Justification of Contracting

• Trends in Contract Assembly

• Profiles of the Major Contract Companies in Europe

• Current & Forecast Market Data

• Directory of European Contract Assembly Companies [including National Associations]


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