Tag Archives: EMS
There’s been a flurry of EMS acquisition activity of late, with Natel’s acquisition of EPIC Technologies and Benchmark’s pickup of Suntron and CTS among the larger deals. Lincoln International, an M&A advisor, counts nine transactions in the fourth quarter alone, … Continue reading
Is Benchmark’s acquisition of CTS a good move? Yes, it says here, and for multiple reasons. In no particular order: 1. Profits. Benchmark says the acquisition will be accretive starting in fiscal 2014, which suggests they think they can make … Continue reading
We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: EMS companies don’t sit still. Notebook ODMs, faced with falling demand and profits, are not going gently into the good night. Flextronics dumped the PC ODM business a couple years ago to … Continue reading
Could PCs do what the rest of the EMS industry could not — derail the Foxconn train? Over the past decade, Foxconn has been practically unstoppable. Not a backlash against China, outrage over dozens of worker suicides, at least two … Continue reading
Coming next week, the annual CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY Top 50 EMS providers. Who were the biggest gainers and fallers? We will have the full story for you on April 1.
It’s flown way under the radar but Nam Tai just became the newest member of the EMS $1 billion club, joining 13 other companies (not including the major Taiwanese ODMs like Quanta, Wistron and Compal). The company crossed the threshold … Continue reading
Lincoln International today published its quarterly EMS stock index and, as usual, there are several interesting nuggets to be gleaned. One thing that stands out is how well Celestica has been managed over the past several years. It’s the only … Continue reading