Global EMS industry to grow 12%

The global market for electronics manufacturing services (EMS) is returning to double-digit growth, according to a study released by IPC-Association Connecting Electronic Industries. TheEMSsector is projected to grow at an annual rate of 12.2 percent through 2014, based on a forecast provided by New Venture Research Corp.

IPC forecasts a 28 percent increase in the North American assembly market in 2010, and a return to more normal growth of 12 percent in 2011.