The PCB & EMS cluster: A sound foundation for electronics manufacturing

Establishing the PCB & EMS Marketplace at the 2011 fair gave productronica a unique forum for the entire PCB and EMS industry.

Electronic Manufacturing Services: Economic importance of electronic component manufacturing underestimated

According to In4ma, the electronic manufacturing services (EMS) industry employs approximately 2.35 million people worldwide. According to New Venture Research (NVR), the industry has an annual turnover of 543 billion US dollars. The European market accounts for 50 billion euros of this. According to NVR's analysis, by 2024, 50 percent of the production of all electronic products worldwide will be carried out by EMS service providers.

The electronic manufacturing services industry is therefore a classic outsourcing segment. The companies see themselves as service providers responsible for the complete contract manufacturing of electronic assemblies, devices and systems.This includes development, PCB assembly, test concepts and worldwide delivery.

The Asia-Pacific region accounts for more than 80 percent of the top 50 EMS revenues, followed by the Americas (16 percent). Europe and the Middle East are a distant second (2 percent).
(Source: ZVEI)

With the aim of promoting a transfer of science and paving the way for effective collaborations, productronica created a meeting place for the entire PCB and EMS industry with the PCB & EMS Cluster. Exhibitors, visitors and partners can meet here, exchange ideas and find the right supplier for their requirements.

There will be an EMS Pavilion at the upcoming productronica, located in Hall B3 near the PCB & EMS Marketplace.

Exhibitors at the EMS Pavilion will also have the opportunity to participate in the neighboring forum with a technical presentation.

Here you can find information about the EMS Package.

What sectors does the PCB & EMS cluster cover?

  • PCB manufacturing
  • Circuit-carrier manufacturing
  • Electronic manufacturing services

PCB & EMS Marketplace: What awaits visitors and exhibitors?

By establishing the PCB & EMS Marketplace, productronica has had a unique forum for the entire PCB & EMS industry since 2011. It is the perfect gathering for everyone who is interested in everything related to PCB and circuit-carrier manufacturing or is looking for an optimum system solution from a provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS): They are certain to find what they need at the PCB & EMS Marketplace. Overall, productronica's supporting program received a rating of good to excellent from 93% of visitors. There were 299 exhibitors who presented products to a total of 18,920 visitors in the PCB&EMS cluster at productronica 2017.

Supporting program

The PCB & EMS Marketplace and its communication areas, i.e. the Speakers Corner, the Meeting Corner and the Lounge Corner, are and will remain the most important place for the European PCB and EMS industry to meet.

The exhibitor directory contains lists of all exhibitors, products and services.

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