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This rapid pace of change is perhaps felt most heavily in the electronics industry which brings in the biggest and newest innovations every year.
The evidence is clear that a company must consistently evolve with the times to remain an industry leader in electronics.
Thus, companies in Electronics Manufacturing Services and contract manufacturers are required to have quality processes in place for new product introduction. Intricate International Supply-Chain It is obvious now that we live in a global economy. Those who are positioned best to deal with the complexities of international sales are those best positioned to succeed in the long run.
Now, it is common for components to skate across multiple continents—sometimes more than three—before arriving at their end point. Companies must be prepared to deal with varying international standards along with the twin issues of compliance and traceability that are prone to raise operational problems.
Demand The worst of the global economic crisis is fortunately in the rear view mirror, so it is expected that the demand for electronics should continue to rise.
While cyclical fluctuations and economic dips are responsible for large shifts in demand, on a smaller level technology is highly susceptible to changing local conditions because tech is now so heavily tied to consumer demand.
Consumer demand is an uncertain thing, determined by the vagueness of perceived value and swiftly fleeting tastes. For that reason, production capabilities must remain lean and able to shift quickly with uncertain demand.
The entire life cycle of a product must be considered; from manufacturing, with the use of harmful chemicals and human exposure; to consumer use, with the consumption of energy; to the end of its life, with waste disposal and complex disassembly.
Tighter Margins Consumers have benefited from a global marketplace that has emphasized competition to bring in the latest and greatest innovations and lower prices. On the supply side, however, this has to lead to shrinking margins. Gains in efficiency and organization have slowed and there is not enough differentiation between products to stave off this growing trend of commoditization.
Electronic manufacturers must deal with this downward pressure on operating margins as lights continue to turn on across the world. Of course, those that are part of electronics manufacturing already know how competitive their industry is.
Just look at what evolution has occurred within semiconductor manufacturing to see how challenging it can be dealing with steadily shrinking margins and higher product performance and quality expectations.
Yet, industry leaders find a way to make it all work and come together consistently over an extended period of time. They have unlocked the winning combination, which perhaps is based on continuous process improvement and significant investment in the systems and processes of how business gets done.referred to as the convergence of service modes; the result is a drastic change for telecommunications products and services.
For example, telecommunication has already merged with information processing to provide data communication or on-line processing.
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