IPC has reported it findings which indicate that EMS market growth has been volatile in response to economic trends. IPC says EMS market is expected to continue growing slightly faster than most other segments of the electronics supply chain due to increasing OEM outsourcing, with modest growth expected to continue this year. The total forecasted North American EMS market size for 2013 is $69 billion, as per IPC.
“IPC recognized that its North American EMS industry findings offer valuable insights to the entire EMS supply chain, which led to the decision to make the reports available by subscription,” explained Sharon Starr, director of market research, IPC. “Companies can see market trends as they develop, track changes in their company’s market share and compare their company’s performance to industry averages.”