In Vietnam, Outsiders Taking Over Print E-mail
User Rating: / 0
PoorBest 
Written by Mike Buetow   
Monday, 01 October 2012 09:24

Is the bloom off the rose in Vietnam?

The Vietnam News Service is reporting that with many businesses shifting from production to imports, Vietnam's electronics industry is "standing on the verge of extinction." More than 90% of the nation's electronics exports are performed by foreign-based countries, the Viet Nam Electronics Business Association maintains. Meanwhile, major OEMs are closing domestic plants and switching to an import model to serve Vietnamese customers.

For those who see Vietnam as an alternative to China, this is not the wakeup call they expected.

 

Columns

Eastern-US: China’s New Competitor?

Parity emerges among EMS Factories from Asia, Mexico and the US.

For the first time in years we see parity in the Eastern US among EMS factories from Asia, Mexico and the US. This EMS market condition will permit American OEMs (the EMS industry refers to OEMs as customers) to have more EMS pathways to choose from. Now more than ever, such EMS assignments will require deeper investigation relating to the OEMs’ evaluation of manufacturing strategies.

Read more...
 
The Human Touch

For those who count on the electronics industry for big feats, it’s been a remarkable couple of years.

Read more...
 

Features

Advances in Concentration Monitoring and Closed-Loop Control

Contaminated bath water skews refractive index results. New technology can accurately measure aqueous cleaning agent concentration.

Read more...
 
Circuits Disassembly: Materials Characterization and Failure Analysis

A systematic approach to nonconventional methods of encapsulant removal.

Read more...
 

Search

Search

Login

CB Login

Language

Language

English French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish
 

Products

Panasonic Debuts PanaCIM Maintenance with Augmented Reality
PanaCIM Maintenance with Augmented Reality software provides instant communication and information to factory technicians -- when and where it is needed -- so they can respond to factory needs more...