Electronic Contract Assembly Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Electronic Contract Assembly Market Research, By Service (Electronic Design & Engineering, Electronic Assembly, Electronic Manufacturing), End-User (Aerospace, Industrial/Automation, Semiconductor/Robotics, Government, IT & Telecom) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/ICT/5590-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages         

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Globally, it has been noted that the electronic assembly contract market has been estimated to cover a USD 88.40 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 157 billion by the end of the forecast period with a CAGR of 10%. Electronic contract assemblies are carried out by companies that can design, assemble, distribute, conduct electronic year, manufacture, and manufacture printed circuit board assemblies. They provide repair to the electronic components and assemblies for original equipment distributors. The company that works on an existing design and manufactures certain electronic components is referred to as an electronic contract manufacturing unit. ODM companies manufacture their components and give design to the components where it has acquired their specifications from other key vendors. These companies offer other suppliers and suggest improving their capability to build the product where designing of the product is not required where investing in production facilities is necessary. New startups being done leads to the introduction of certain new products as per the technology along with an increase in demand for consumer electronics. The rise in demand for the use of automotive electronics and medical electronics is rising the electronic assembly contract market growth. This type of company provides manufacturing capability whereas the key vendors creating or supplying with the specifications keep the ownership of the design of the product.


The outburst of COVID led to the deterioration of the financial condition of the market. It led to the unavailability of raw materials. The scarce competition was faced by local and domestic brands. It had an impact on domestic tariffs and trade routes. A complete change was marked in the market scenario of the countries. Deterioration in the upstream and downstream value chain analysis. A specific effect on current and future electronic assembly contract market trends was observed. It even delayed the company's strengths and weaknesses. COVID led to the rise in the costs of the devices.


  • Drivers- high setting up of the semiconductor industry, highly adopting EMS suppliers, have played a huge role in the expansion of the market. The growth in functionality such as component assembly, manufacturing of sub-assembly contract units, engineering units, and designing the printed circuit boards, and some of the functional testing carried out by contract manufacturers have driven up the market. The manufacturing capabilities of the market have helped in providing outsourcing services, helping in improving operational efficiency, reduction in the costs of production ability, and reducing fixed investment. Working on diagnostic and advanced products amplifies market development.

  • Opportunities- the presence of more numerous electronic providers of both medical and industrial units has helped in rising more opportunities for electronic assembly contract market growth. The emergence of outsourcing electronic assembly contract market trends in healthcare units, in automotive and defense sectors, has spurred up the electronic assembly contract market size. Gaining more and more manufacturing and designing services will help our market to achieve market size.

  • Challenges- arise in complexity associated with the installation process, the risk associated with the economy of the industry has a challenging factor on the growth of the market. The establishment of in-house production of electronic contracts is the major challenging factor so experienced by the market.

  • Restraints- maintaining certain quality, controlling costs, and volumes of production act as a restraining factor to the manufacturing services.


  • By type- the electronic contract assembly industry is classified into services, based on region and end-users. Based on service, the market is classified into electronic design and contract assembly. It is also classified into electronic manufacturing and many more. As per the end-user segment, the market is divided into government, semiconductors and IT, telecom, and many more. Moreover, the service segment and electronic contract manufacturing segment are being classified into healthcare units, aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial segments. It also includes telecom, power, energy, consumer electronics, and many more. Regionally, the market has expanded to the regions of North America, some of the European region, Asia Pacific, and some regions in the rest of the world.

  • By technology- The advancement of technology, resulted in building up new design and engineering services, where outsourcing their circuit assembly takes place leading to a reduction of the production of time to volume and time to market. The population of certain smart devices has helped the market gain traction during the forecast period. Certain technical segments like Information Technology and Telecom have helped the market to spur up. Manufacturing electronic contracts and providing certain design services are the best options that have helped in the advancement of technology in the market. The advancement of technology led to the improvement of flexibility of devices and led to the reduction in costs. It led to the adoption of certain advanced manufacturing techniques which helped in the development of products.


It has been found that the electronic contract assembly market grows at an influential rate during the forecast period. Geographically the market has been extended into some of the regions of North America, some of the Asia Pacific region, the European region, and the rest regions. With the use of innovative technology and the presence of certain key players, the region of the United States has shown an increase in significant growth. The rise in demand for consumer electronics and the use of smartphones owing to the increase in economic landscape has helped in rising the electronic contract assembly market size. The increase in demand in the United States is increased due to the high demand for aerospace, telecommunications, and many more. The European market has shown great demand due to the increase in demand for electronic and semiconductors market units. Some of the regions of the United Kingdom, Germany, regions of Italy, and France are playing great roles in improving the economies. Some of the research activities so carried out have helped in carrying out more growth and has helped in growth. The adoption of advanced semiconductor techniques has helped in the improvement of market size. The rise in the number of medical institutes performing diagnostic products is the major factor helping in improving the market demand in the North American region.


Based on origin, the key vendors in the electronic contract assembly market have shown progression as per the recent developments taking place, diversification of product, along with the presence of industry experts has shown certain growth development. Some of the competitors playing here are Altadox Inc. of the United States, Plexus Corporation of the United States, Benchmark Electronics Inc. of the United States, Nabil Circuits Inc. of the United States, Compal Electronics Inc. of Taiwan, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd of Taiwan, Creation Technologies Lp of Canada, Flex Ltd of Singapore, Fabrinet of Thailand and many more. Some of the other competitors who hold at least 30-35 percent market share and help in development are Sanmina SCI of the United States, Asteelflash Group of France, New Kinpo Group of Thailand, Kimbal Electronics group of the United States, Shenzhen Kalfa technology of China, Orient Semiconductor Electronics of Taiwan, Universal Scientific Industrial Co. Ltd of Taiwan, UNC Industries Co.td of Jaan, Venture of Singapore, Elcoteq of Luxembourg, Zollner Electronik of Germany, SIIX of Japan, and many more.


The reports give a good analysis of the present market forecast period. It signifies the revenue growth present globally and regionally. It gives a good analysis of the new electronic contract assembly market trends. It signifies the sub-segments and segments during the review period. It gives insights into their impact during the assessment period. Resource optimization provides influential growth for contract manufacturing and designing contract designing services. An increase in functionalities of the market and the rise in serviceable markets have a positive impact on the market. The report provides details about the present developments, some of the trade regulations, some of the market share, the emerging electronic contract assembly market size, some of the domestic and localized players, growing marketing dominancy, product approvals, geographic expansions so being carried out, technological expansions, product launches and many more.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The global electronic contract assembly market is expected to record a substantial market valuation of up to USD 157 billion by 2023.

The global electronic contract assembly market is projected to register a moderate 10% CAGR in the forecast period of 2018 to 2023.

The electronic manufacturing segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.

The semiconductor/robotics segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.

A few major market players operating in the global electronic contract assembly market are Compal Electronics Inc (Taiwan), Altadox Inc (US), Benchmark Electronics Inc (US), Celestica Inc (Canada), Creation Technologies LP (Canada), among others