August 7, 2012, Minneapolis, MN - The SMTA announced that the Contract Manufacturing Symposium will be held on October 16, 2012 as a focused symposium at SMTA International in Orlando, FL. The symposium, aimed at OEMs, EMS program managers and executives, looks at strategies for a changing market and discusses the questions: Onshore or offshore? Can regional providers really offer a comprehensive full service solution? What aftermarket services make sense in the EMS model?
Chaired by Susan Mucha, Powell-Mucha Consulting, Inc. and Mike Buetow, CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY Magazine, presentation topics include The Evolving Nature of Offshore/Onshore Options, Force Multiplication-Supporting Complex Customer Requirements at a Regional Level, Aftermarket Services: An EMS and OEM Perspective, and Re-shoring: Total Cost of Ownership, a Contract Manufacturing Guide.
Details about the Contract Manufacturing Symposium and SMTA International can be found online at http://smta.org/smtai/symposium.cfm#cm or contact SMTA administrator JoAnn Stromberg: 952-920-7682 or Email Contact.
The SMTA membership is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.
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