CBA to Provide Q4 2016 EMS Industry Update

2016-10-03 08:00:00

CBA to Provide Q4 2016 EMS Industry Update


October 3, 2016, Maui, Hawaii.  Charlie Barnhart & Associates, LLC (CBA) has scheduled the Fourth Quarter 2016 Outsourcing Navigator Council (ONC) webinar for its member companies for October 27, 2016.  During this webinar CBA will present its updated electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industry data for the third quarter 2016 and forecast for fourth quarter 2016.  The new data will also be disseminated to ONC members in CBA’s updated Total Cost of Outsourcing (TCO) tool.

Members of the ONC receive quarterly industry data reports, associated webinars, and updated TCO tools in Excel format.  The webinar for this quarter is scheduled for Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 9am PDT.  This webinar will include:

  1. New ONC Data-set (major upgrade!)

  2. Cost of Labor Update

  3. Corporate Costs are Rising

  4. Solution Cycle is Lengthening

  5. Capacity Utilization is Flat (Except for one Geo!)

  6. Geographic Risk is Increasing

For more information about joining the ONC and an overview of the data sets and benefits included in membership, please refer to this link:


About Charlie Barnhart & Associates, LLC  (

CBA is a business consultancy focused on the intersection of the producers and consumers of electronic manufacturing services. In this role, CBA researches, advises and trains clients on a broad array of issues including; like-kind/scale-equivalent assessment, industry best-practices, should-cost modeling, risk-mitigation and algorithmic trend & pattern analysis. Additionally CBA created and hosts the Outsourcing Navigator Council, the industry’s broadest collaboration of OEMs, EMS and associated Institutions who subscribe and apply CBA’s data-base and tool-set in the design and management of their global manufacturing solutions.

For more information please contact:
Jeff Tomassoni
(651) 438-0347

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