Whether directly involved as an EMS, OEM, or as a key supplier Reed Electronics Research's (RER) on-going research on the
European EMS market provides in-depth knowledge on one of the key sectors of the European electronics industry.
In the latest European study, the fifteenth since the first report was published in 1993, RER provides an independent assessment
of the European EMS industry looking at the key issues impacting the Market and the Competitive Landscape through 2016-
Report includes: Revenue forecasts for 30 countries split
across Western Europe, CEE and Middle East/North Africa
(MENA) for 2016-2021; Market data by sector for Western
Europe and CEE/MENA for 2016-2021; and an analysis of the
key issues impacting the market.
Key findings include:
- After a few years of no, or at best, very slow growth, the mood in the European EMS industry is more buoyant in 2017 and the prospects for further growth are good. The European EMS industry is forecast to reach Euro 32 billion by 2021, continuing the last 3 years of consecutive growth.
- EMS revenues in Western Europe grew for the second year running to an estimated Euro 11.2 billion and are forecast to grow over the next 5 years at a compound average annual rate of 2.8%, with good growth expected from Aerospace & defence, Automotive, Medical, Control & Industrial and telecom (ADAMCIT) sectors of the market.
- There are however, constant pressures on price and the transfer of production from Western European plants to manufacturing facilities in CEE/MENA will continue. EMS will also be under pressure from their global OEM customers to offer local manufacturing in other world regions and this will temper growth in some areas of Western Europe.
- The CEE/MENA region will continue to be focused on higher volume products in the consumer, computing and communications (3C) sectors due to the dominant position held by the major Group 1 Companies.
- The markets in Western Europe, although primarily served by domestic companies, will face increased competition as the larger Group 2 and 3 companies look to broaden their customer base.
Report includes Industry trends, Top 50 ranking of the leading
European EMS providers and the Top 50 European owned
EMS companies based upon 2016 revenues. There is also a
comprehensive analysis of the leading EMS companies by
country/region including rankings of the Top 15 companies for
France, Germany, Southern Europe, the Nordic region, UK,
CEE and the Top 7 in Israel.
Key findings include:
- There are over 1,000 EMS companies operating in total Europe but 80 of these constitute 80% of the revenues. The greater majority have below Euro 10 million annual revenues and serve mainly national markets.
- The top 6 Group1 companies account for just over 50% of the total revenues in Europe but their main turnover is concentrated in CEE/MENA.
- Whilst average EMS revenues of Group 1 and Group 2 companies are slowly rising over the last 25 years, those for Group 3 and Group 4 companies remain flat.
- We are expecting that the recent trend of mergers and acquisitions in Groups 2, 3 and 4 will continue in 2018 and beyond as some companies find the joint trends of price pressure, and extra investment difficult to bear.
- OEM's will continue to demand more services from EMS providers, particularly in the design and development phases and in testing, logistics and product aftercare.
- A low-cost manufacturing facility in CEE/MENA is now a requirement for Group 2 and 3 companies and for the larger ones a global footprint is needed to meet customer requirements.
This comprehensive report provides:
- A detailed market analysis to 2021 for Western Europe, CEE and North Africa in a single report.
- A breakdown of the market by major sector.
- An in-depth analysis and comment on the key market trends impacting the European EMS Industry.
- A ranking and detailed profiles of the Top 25 EMS providers in Europe.
- An overview of electronic production and EMS manufacturing in the major countries and regions including a ranking of the leading 15 EMS companies and profiles of the major players.
- A directory by country of the EMS manufacturing locations with addresses, contact numbers, websites.
- An appendix with the estimated sales turnover for 2016 of the Top 50 European EMS providers and the Top 50 European-owned EMS companies based on global revenues.