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Competitive Landscape: Top 5 Companies in the EMS/ODM Industry, 2014

Published: 27 March 2014

ID: G00245808

Analyst(s): Jamie Wang


In 2013, the leading electronics manufacturing service companies and original design manufacturers attempted to transform themselves to drive business growth. 2014 will see a continuation of this effort, and their partnerships with IT leaders and supply chain vendors will keep expanding.

Table Of Contents


  • Analysis of the EMS/ODM Market
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Maintain Strong Finances and Execution of New Business Tactics
    • Improve Business Alignment to Enlarge Service Gaps and Disparity
    • Increase Efforts to Tap Emerging Markets and Business
    • Boost Non-PC Production
    • Non-iOS Devices Will Increase Outsourcing but Apple Still Plays a Major Role
    • EMS Companies and ODMs Are Redeveloping Their Reference Designs to Deliver a Variety of Hands-Free Product Formats and Form Factors to OEMs
    • Continue to Expand Production Globally and in Low-Cost Inner China
  • Market Players
    • Top 5 EMS Companies and ODMs, Worldwide
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • No. 1 Foxconn (Hon Hai)
    • No. 2 Pegatron
    • No. 3 Quanta Computer
    • No. 4 Flextronics
    • No. 5 Compal Electronics
  • References and Methodology

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