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Thailand-based EMS firm Hana Microelectronics Group has reported revenue of $172 million in the third quarter of 2017, up by 13% compared to the same period last year.
Year-on-year, in USD terms, the microelectronics divisions sales increased by 8%. Sales in Lamphun increased by 12%, while revenue in Jiaxing decreased by 1%. The IC divisions sales revenues increased by 23% in Q3 2017, with revenues of the IC division in Ayutthaya increasing by 20% and Jiaxing increasing by 49%. Revenue of the microdisplay/RFID operation in Ohio decreased by 6%.
Quarter-on-quarter, Hana’s total sales increased by 12% from $153 million in Q2 2017 to $172 million in Q3 2017.
Jake Kulp, MC Assembly
The EMS industry is still considered a young industry, with roots based in the early contract manufacturing days of small harness and PCBA shops. This article discusses how the demand creation process has morphed since the EMS industry's birth around 30 or so years ago into what we might consider as typical in the contract electronics manufacturing industry today.
Stephen Las Marias, I-Connect007
At the recent NIDays 2016 event in Singapore, Matej Krajnc of National Instruments speaks with I-Connect007's Stephen Las Marias about the challenges for sales and marketing executives in the electronics manufacturing industry, effective sales strategies, and key attributes of a sales person. He also shares his outlook on some of the key technology trends for next year.
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