Fabrinet Sponsors Technology Forecasters' ``Quarterly Forum for Electronics Manufacturing Outsourcing and Supply Chain''.Business Editors
ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 18, 2003
Thailand-Based Company Specializes in Manufacturing and
Engineering Services for Optical, Mechanical, and Electronic
Components and Subassemblies
Technology Forecasters, Inc. (TFI TFI Tobacco Free Initiative (World Health Organization)
TFI The Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
TFI The Fertilizer Institute
TFI Technology Futures, Inc. ) announced today that Fabrinet has become a corporate sponsor of its "Quarterly Forum for Electronics Manufacturing This article presents a typical manufacturing process of an electronic assembly. Component manufacturing
Components such as resistors, capacitors and integrated circuits are generally made by specialized contractors. Outsourcing and Supply Chain" program. Fabrinet is an engineering and manufacturing services company specializing in the engineering and manufacturing of complex optical, mechanical, and electronic components, subassemblies, and modules for communications, consumer electronics, instrumentation, automotive, medical device, and industrial applications. TFI's "Quarterly Forum" is a membership organization that discusses strategies for the electronics manufacturing industry in quarterly meetings and objective reports on the Internet. With more than 65 member companies from the electronics manufacturing community, including OEMs, EMS companies, their suppliers, as well as the financial services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
Please [ improve this article] or discuss the issue on the talk page. community, the Forum has become the premier medium for the exchange of ideas and assessment of factors affecting the electronics manufacturing industry.
"We are excited that Fabrinet is a sponsor of our `Quarterly Forum'," said Pamela Gordon Pamela Gordon (born Pamela Anne Gordon on 10 February 1943 in British Columbia) is a Canadian model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its March 1962 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli and Ken Honey. , president of Technology Forecasters. "Based in Thailand, Fabrinet offers low-cost manufacturing ability with sophisticated manufacture of complex components and modules, reliability testing, quality control, tracking methods, and customer responsiveness. After visiting Fabrinet, TFI Senior Outsourcing Consultant Bob Wyckoff was so impressed with the operation that he said, `It feels like I'm at an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and instead of an EMS company', and rated it Best in Class."
"Technology Forecasters is well known for its expertise in the area of electronics manufacturing and contract manufacturing services and companies," said Tom Mitchell
Thomas J. Mitchell was born in Dublin in 1931. , president of Fabrinet. "We are looking forward to the networking and research resources that we will gain as a `Quarterly Forum' sponsor."
Tom Mitchell will be a speaker at the "Quarterly Forum" in March 2004.
Fabrinet is an electronics manufacturing services Electronic manufacturing services (EMS) is term used for companies that design, test, manufacture, distribute and provide return/repair services for electronic component and assemblies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). company (EMS) specializing in the engineering and manufacture of complex optical, mechanical, and electronic components, modules, and subassemblies for a wide range of industries, including communications, automotive and aeronautics, medical devices, consumer electronics, and industrial. Fabrinet utilizes manufacturing best practices to provide rigorous IP protection, a real-time Internet tracking and information system, reliability testing, class 100 cleanrooms, stringent ESD (1) (Electronic Software Distribution) Distributing new software and upgrades via the network rather than individual installations on each machine. See ESL. control, turnkey materials management Materials management is the branch of logistics that deals with the tangible components of a supply chain. Specifically, this covers the acquisition of spare parts and replacements, quality control of purchasing and ordering such parts, and the standards involved in ordering, , and unmatched customer responsiveness. The company has received numerous quality and best supplier awards and has been named as one of the Top Ten companies to work for in Thailand for 2003 by Hewitt Associates Some of the information in this article may not be verified by . It should be checked for inaccuracies and modified to cite reliable sources.
Hewitt Associates , Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, and The Nation newspaper. Fabrinet is ISO (1) See ISO speed.
(2) (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, www.iso.ch) An organization that sets international standards, founded in 1946. The U.S. member body is ANSI. 9001:2000, 14001, and TS 16949 certified. Fabrinet is based in a 225,000-square-foot facility with 2,500 employees in Bangkok, Thailand, and maintains sales offices in the United States and Germany. For more information contact Mark Schwartz at 702-614-7252, email@example.com, or visit the website at fabrinet.com.
About Technology Forecasters, Inc.
TFI is a strategic-consulting firm helping electronic-product executives to improve supply-chain, outsourcing, and environmental strategies for cost benefits. Most TFI consultants have held executive positions at electronics manufacturers, and now serve clients globally. Consulting services include "Four-Phase Outsource Consulting," "Global Pricing Model Workshop," and "Supplier Relationship Excellence." "Quarterly Forum" members are OEM, EMS, software, capital equipment, and component company executives. To join the "Quarterly Forum" before the December 4th event at Cisco Systems in San Jose, Calif., contact Pamela Gordon at 510-601-9107, pgordon@TechForecasters.com, or visit www.TechForecasters.com.