IMI: Filipino Company in Electronica 2014
October 27, 2014, Laguna, Philippines – Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI), a Filipino-owned company and one of the leading providers of electronics manufacturing services (EMS) in the world, will exhibit at the Electronica 2014 trade show on November 11 to 14, 2014, in Munich, Germany.
Arthur R. Tan, IMI president and chief executive officer, says, “Once again we have this opportunity to make our fellow Filipinos proud. As the only Philippines-headquartered and Filipino-owned electronics company in Electronica 2014, we get to show the world that Filipinos excel as well in electronics manufacturing and that IMI is among the best EMS providers in the world.”
“Everybody talks about Filipinos moving out to different countries and here we are, a Filipino company operating in different continents of the world, hiring and providing employment as well for the French, Czechs, Bulgarians, Chinese, Mexicans, and others. We are a Filipino company that is proudly global,” he added.
Ayala-led IMI will showcase at Electronica, one of the largest electronics trade shows in the world, its innovative solutions including high-value product design and development, advanced manufacturing engineering, test and systems development, automation, and manufacturing capabilities. The company serves global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in diverse markets like automotive, industrial, medical, and telecommunications infrastructure.
Tan says, “As we focus on delivering more value to our OEM customers, we have enhanced our solution offering, venturing beyond the traditional EMS and into high value solutions including custom automation and plastic injection.”
“We have also developed platforms for next-generation electronics products such as motor drives, automotive cameras, and power modules,” Tan adds.
For the automotive market, for instance, IMI’s motor drive platform utilizes unique assembly technologies while taking advantage of component integration to achieve high quality and reliability.
The company’s automotive camera platforms offer excellent thermal management properties and optical performance while being the smallest available in the market.
Tan notes that IMI’s “wide geographic footprint and technical capabilities allow us to take on the specific outsourcing needs of our OEM customers.” In serving the demand for electronics manufacturing within the European region, Tan says that IMI has “the talent in Bulgaria and Czech Republic who can understand OEMs’ industries and businesses, as well as technologies and how to maximize these.”
IMI recently announced that its consolidated revenues for the nine months ended September 30, 2014, increased by 19 percent to US$650.1 million from US$547.1 million for the same period last year on the back of the company’s communication and automotive businesses.
Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI) is one of the leading global providers of electronics manufacturing services (EMS) and power semiconductor assembly and test services with manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America. It serves diversified markets that include those in the automotive, industrial, medical, telecommunications infrastructure, storage device, and consumer electronics industries. Committed to cost-effective and innovative customized solutions (from design and product development to manufacturing and order fulfillment), the company’s comprehensive capabilities and global manufacturing presence allow it to take on specific outsourcing needs. IMI is the 21st largest EMS provider in the world in terms of 2013 EMS revenues based on the list of Manufacturing Market Insider. A subsidiary of Ayala Corporation, IMI is listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange. For more information, visit www.global-imi.com.
IMI will always be relevant, if not on the leading edge of the next big thing."
Arthur R. Tan, Vice Chairman and CEO
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