IPC Releases EMS Quality Benchmark Study PDF Print E-mail
Written by Chelsey Drysdale   
Thursday, 25 August 2011 10:47

BANNOCKBURN, IL – A new benchmark study compares financial and production data of electronics manufacturing services companies.

“IPC Study of Quality Benchmarks for the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Industry for 2010” baselines 2010 operating variables among EMS providers by net sales and type of product. 

The survey-based study covers financial and production data, assembly attributes, yields, defect rates, customer returns, supplier performance, customer satisfaction and certification data.

The data are based on an IPC survey of 29 EMS companies from North America with total sales revenue of $7.05 billion. Participants provided point-of-reference data for sales growth, expenses on R&D and capital equipment as a percentage of net sales, average collection and payable periods, and the number of printed circuit boards completed in 2010.

Respondents also reported internal yields for surface mounting, wave soldering and selective soldering. All of the respondents included relevant customer satisfaction metrics regarding returns and on-time customer deliveries.

For more information, visit www.ipc.org/Benchmark-10.



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