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September 9, 2019
Contract Electronics Manufacturing NEWS 
EMA Design Automation

Sigfox and Alps Alpine to boost innovation in IoT market

Global alliance partnership agreement opens up huge possibilities to roll out connected devices to the mass market

China CEM data suggests some damage from trade war

A report on Chinese manufacturing suggested that Beijing’s trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage.

Foxconn chairman stepping down

Taiwan-based CEM has been caught up in the U.S.-China trade war, while also shifting his focus toward a presidential bid
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Contract Electronics Manufacturing FEATURE 

Why should I use a design and EMS partner?

Here are some good reasons for electronic designers to conduct a thorough search in finding a contract manufacturing ally » Read More
Dorigo Systems

Dorigo Systems evolving ahead of the curve

With a clear vision for 2020, Dorigo Systems Ltd. will be moving into a new state-of-the-art facility in Burnaby B.C. next year. » Read More

Catalyst137 – IoT design epicentre

Kitchener-based turn-key ecosystem on its way to becoming the world’s largest IoT manufacturing space, spurred by its ‘pay it forward’ mentality » Read More
Sponsored Spotlight 


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