Electronic manufacturing services (EMS) is a term used for companies that test, manufacture, distribute, and provide return/repair services for electronic components and assemblies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
An EMS provider can help to minimize and share risks, but choosing the wrong EMS provider can result in increased risk as well as far more detrimental results.
The challenges of bringing a new product to market are greater than they were three years ago. Now, the costs of a new product launch are higher. Innovation has become more targeted, and supply chain complexity has risen.