OFFSHORE MANUFACTURING TRENDS: OVERVIEW FROM A GLOBAL CONTRACT MANUFACTURER
Author: Sundra Raj Company: Solectron Technology Date Published: 9/10/1996
Surface Mount International
Abstract: Asia is being targeted by most electronics manufacturing service providers as a natural extension of their business. This is driven by the economic consideration and development potential. However, there still exist obstacles that need to be fully understood and overcome to ensure success. This paper briefly addresses the worldwide economy, worldwide electronic industry development, cost competitiveness, obstacles and manufacturing technology trends in Asia.