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Competitive Landscape: EMS/ODM Companies Will Diversify From PC and Smartphone Manufacturing, 2016

Published: 27 September 2016

ID: G00272091

Analyst(s): Andrew Phillips, Amy Teng , Ben Lee , Roger Sheng


Business unit leaders at semiconductor companies must look beyond PC and smartphone manufacturing to be relevant to EMS/ODM business growth. This report analyzes the business diversity of EMS/ODM companies, maps out their trends and discusses new business opportunities for semiconductor vendors.

Table Of Contents


  • Market Definition
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • EMS/ODM Companies See Little Growth From Traditional Markets
    • EMS/ODM Companies Are Diversifying Through Investment and Industrial Partnerships
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • EMS/ODM Companies Will Show Increased Diversity via Expansion Into New Areas of Electronics Manufacturing
  • Competitive Profiles
    • No. 1 — Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group
    • No. 2 — Pegatron
    • No. 3 — Quanta Computer
    • No. 4 — Flex
    • No. 5 — Compal Electronics
  • Appendix — List of Major Electronics-Related Investments by EMS/ODM Companies, 2014-2016
  • References and Methodology

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