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The Worldwide Electronics Manufacturing Services Market - 2014 Edition

The Most Comprehensive Study Available on the Worldwide EMS Market

Report Highlights

  • Worldwide Electronics Market Analysis, 2013-2018
    • 48 Product Segments by Region and Supplier
    • Total Assembly Value (OEM, EMS and ODM)
  • Worldwide EMS Market Analysis, 2013-2018
    • OEM vs. Outsourced (EMS and ODM subcontract)
    • EMS, ODM, and OEM Production Market Share by
    • Region, Market Segment and Product
    • Regional Manufacturing Distribution by 45 Countries
    • Product Analysis by EMS, ODM, OEM, and Country
  • Financial Benchmarks
    • Market Segment Metrics - Revenue/Margin/Earnings
    • Revenue per Sq. Ft./ per SMT line/ per Employee
    • WW Labor Rates, ROA/ROEL - Highest Performers
  • In-Depth Company Profiles (highest performing EMS and ODM companies from $100+ million - total 88)


The worldwide electronics manufacturing services EMS) market is a determining force in production of electronics products and now accounts for almost 40 percent of all assembly. While the rate of growth for outsourcing is slowing, it still represents the most desired manufacturing model for the assembly of electronics products available to OEM companies. The EMS industry expanded approximately 4.9 percent in 2013 as a result of a downturn year when normal growth could easily have been double without decline in demand for computer desktop and notebook products.

New Venture Research (NVR) has followed this industry for over 20 years and is pleased to offer our latest update on this continually expanding market. Our report, The Worldwide Electronics Manufacturing Services Market - 2014 Edition is the most comprehensive market research report on the EMS industry. This analysis focuses on the leading players, growing market segments, total available market (TAM), and emerging manufacturing opportunities and technologies by numerous product and country.

The report begins with a forecast of the worldwide electronics assembly market in terms of cost of goods sold, thus providing a baseline for the manufacturing value of electronics product assemblies. This forecast is checked against 48 individual product segments in the automotive, communications, computer/peripherals, consumer, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defense industries. NVR estimates that total electronics assembly value was $1.3 trillion in 2013 and will grow to approximately $1.8 trillion in 2018 - a 5.9 percent compounded annual growth rate. Fueled by the demand for EMS services, NVR believes that the EMS industry will grow from $440 billion in 2013 to $639 billion in 2018 approximately at a 7.7 percent CAGR.

To support this conclusion, the report analyzes the EMS industry in a variety of ways. First, it reviews the worldwide market for EMS and OEM electronics assembly by individual product . Second, the report analyzes the EMS industry, including a breakdown of all of products and markets in terms of EMS revenue, OEM revenue, and regional trends by country and cost. No other report gives such detail by country wage rate and regional product assembly. This database can be purchased as an Excel file to allow for easy analysis of the hundreds of variables collected in the report.

The report also includes an EMS financial performance analysis for the best-performing companies and examines a variety of critical financial metrics . Another chapter reviews EMS mergers and acquisitions for the past few years and the impact on the growth of the industry and its competitiveness.

The report concludes with profiles of the largest EMS and ODM firms (88 companies) from all over the world. These reviews summarize the market focus of each company, its leading customers, and each company's financial production performance statistics. The intent of these profiles is to serve as a global directory and competitive analysis tool for industry participants.


The Worldwide Electronics Manufacturing Services Market, 2014 Edition is the product of hundreds of hours of research. The report sells for $3995, with extra single-user licenses at $350 and a corporate license at $1250. This report is available in PDF format and is delivered by email (print at extra cost). An Excel spreadsheet of all data and tables may also be obtained for an additional $750.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

  • Objectives
  • Organization
  • Methodology

Chapter 2: Executive Summary

  • Worldwide Market Forecast
  • Regional Market Share
  • Application Market Share
  • EMS Market Share
  • EMS Performance

Chapter 3: Worldwide Electronics Industry

  • Forecast, 2013 - 2018
  • Overview
  • World Economic Outlook
  • Summary Forecast
  • Industry Forecasts
    • Communications (9 product segments)
    • Computers (11 product segments)
    • Consumer (12 product segments)
    • Industrial (3 product segments)
    • Medical (3 product segments)
    • Automotive (4 product segments)
    • Aviation, Defense, Other Transportation

Chapter 4: EMS Industry Structure, 2013

  • The Worldwide OEM Market for Electronic Products
  • Manufacturing Sources for Electronics Products
  • OEM Market by Seven Market Segments
  • EMS Market by Manufacturing Source (OEM, EMS)
  • EMS Statistics by Company Size (large/med/small)
  • Regional Production Market Share (45 Countries)
    • Americas (5 countries)
    • EMEA (29 countries)
    • APAC (11 countries)
    • Industry Production by Market Share (48 products)
    • Communications (9 product segments)
    • Computer (11 product segments)
    • Consumer (12 product segments)
  • Industrial (3 product segments)
    • Medical (3 product segments)
    • Automotive (4 product segments)
    • Commercial Aviation (5 product segments)
    • Military/Defense, Other Transportation
    • Worldwide EMS Supplier Market Share

Chapter 5: Industry Forecast, 2013-2018

  • Worldwide OEM Market for all Electronic Products
  • Manufacturing Source for Electronics Assembly
    • OEM Market by Product and Market Segment
    • EMS Market by Production Source (OEM, EMS)
    • Regional Production Share by Country/Segment
    • Product Application Forecast (EMS, ODM)
    • Total WW Available Market by Product

Chapter 6: Financial Benchmarks

  • Overview
  • Financial Performance Benchmarks
    • 5-Year Sales Growth Rankings
    • Net Income Averages by Market Segment
    • Gross Margins by Market Segment
    • Return on Assets (Average plus Leaders)
    • Return on Equity (Averages plus Leaders)
    • Revenue per Employee (Average plus Leaders)
    • Revenue per Square Foot of Manufacturing Space
    • Other Performance Metrics - Earnings per Share
    • Growth (Average plus Leaders)
    • Average Base Wage Rate by 42+ Countries
  • Summary Performance Rankings by Leading Supplier

Chapter 7: Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Past Activity, 2008 - 2013 - Largest and Best Deals by Year
  • Acquisition Classes and Valuations - Methods
  • Best OEM Divestment Opportunities by Region

Chapter 8: Company Profiles of Leading Suppliers

  • 3CEMS
  • Ability
  • Accellent
  • Accton
  • Alco
  • AmTRAN
  • Ayshire
  • Benchmark
  • Beyonics
  • Celestica
  • Cicor
  • Compal Electronics
  • Computime
  • Connect
  • Creation
  • Delta Electronics
  • D-Link
  • Di-Nikko
  • DRS
  • Ducommun
  • Elite
  • EliteGroup
  • Enics
  • Fabrinet
  • Fittec
  • Flextronics
  • Foxconn-Hon Hai
  • GigaByte
  • Gigatek
  • Global Brands
  • Hana
  • IEC Electronics
  • IMI
  • Inventec
  • Jabil
  • KeyTronicEMS
  • Kimball
  • Kitron
  • Lite-On
  • Micro-Star
  • MiTAC
  • Nam Tai
  • New Kinpo
  • Neways
  • Nippon Mfg.
  • NOTE
  • OnCore
  • OSE
  • PartnerTech
  • PCI
  • Pegatron
  • PKC
  • Plexus
  • Providence
  • Qisda
  • Quanta
  • Sanmina-SCI
  • Scanfil
  • Selcom
  • Shenzhen Kaifa
  • SigmaTron
  • SIIX
  • SMTC
  • Sparton
  • SMT Technology
  • Sumitronics
  • SMTH
  • SVI
  • Tatung
  • Topscom
  • TPV
  • TT Electronics
  • UMC
  • USI
  • Venture
  • V.S. Industry
  • VTech
  • Wistron
  • WKK
  • Wong's
  • Zollner
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