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Overview LEDs, or Light Emitting Diodes, are justifiably capturing more market share than ever. They are exceedingly efficient, far more than traditional lighting. As the marketplace is driven by the concept of providing consumers with the most effective and efficient products, LEDs (when compared to traditional lighting) win hands down. Even against previous LED lighting...
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While outsourcing manufacturing is not a new concept, contract electronics manufacturing gained significant traction in the mid-1990s, offering greater value than the traditional vertical manufacturing strategies (Accenture). Many OEMs realized that by outsourcing manufacturing and some, if not all, of their supply chain activities, they could be free to focus on core competencies and planning...
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Although light-emitting diodes (LED technology) have been in use for more than 50 years, recent developments have resulted in clean, reliable and highly efficient products. The total LED market grew from $12.5 billion in 2011 to $13.7 billion in 2012. According to a recent McKinsey report, “the lighting market is on a clear transition path...
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It’s no secret that electronics manufacturing in the U.S. has become a specialty, not only in terms of proficiency in emergency technologies, such as LED assemblies, but also from the standpoint of viability. Good, bad or indifferent, offshoring has been the demise of many commodity CEMs. We are all buyers of one sort or another,...
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