Electronic Contract Assembly Market Report 2028 | Global Outlook

Electronic Contract Assembly Market Forecast to 2028 - Global Analysis By Service (Electronic Design & Engineering, Electronic Assembly, and Electronic Manufacturing) and End User (Aerospace, Industrial Automation, Semiconductor, IT & Telecom, and Others)

Publication Month : May 2023

  • Report Code : TIPRE00009011
  • Category : Electronics and Semiconductor
  • Status : Published
  • No. of Pages : 152
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[Research Report] The electronic contract assembly market is expected to grow from US$ 142,795.06 million in 2022 to US$ 251,637.62 million by 2028; it is anticipated to register a CAGR of 10.3% from 2023 to 2028.

The increasing demand for functionalities such as sub-assembly manufacturing, functional testing, and component assembly from various manufacturers is likely to boost the electronic contract assembly market growth during the forecast period. Implementation of advanced technologies by service providers and expansion of their manufacturing capacities are also expected to contribute to electronic contract assembly market growth in the coming years. Rising purchasing power of consumers and growing demand for electronics will also fuel market growth in the future. There is an emerging trend among service providers to invest heavily in research and development activities and adopt advanced technologies to improve their manufacturing capacity and strengthen their market position. According to the Consumer Electronics and Appliances Manufacturers Association (CEAMA), the appliances & consumer electronics industry in India is anticipated to report significant growth by 2026 with an estimated market size increase of more than two-fold, reaching a value of up to US$ 26.81 billion. This industry valuation is expected to create new business opportunities, attract investments, and stimulate economic growth in the country. Growth in the electronic contract assembly market opportunities can be created for its end users such as Apple and IBM to manufacture their components.

The rising consumption of consumer electronics, computing technology, data storage technology, and wireless devices is contributing to the semiconductor industry's growth. According to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in the second half of 2022, global semiconductor sales were valued at US$ 574 billion, a 3.3% increase over 2021 sales. Semiconductors play an essential role in a wide range of products across all segments of the global economy as a key technology enabler. As a result, various governments are focusing on enhancing their semiconductor production capabilities. For instance, in December 2021, the Indian government announced a US$ 10 billion incentive plan to boost the semiconductor chip manufacturing of the country. The government offered support of up to 50% of the project cost to eligible companies under this incentive plan. Such government initiatives are attracting global market players to expand their manufacturing facilities in India. For instance, in September 2022, Foxconn, a Taiwanese multinational electronics contract manufacturer, and Vedanta, a local conglomerate of India, announced a US$ 19.5 billion investment to set up a semiconductor and display production facility in India. Thus, the growing semiconductor industry is contributing to the growth and different electronic contract assembly market opportunities.

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Electronic Contract Assembly Market: Strategic Insights

Market Size Value inUS$ 142,795.06 million in 2022
Market Size Value byUS$ 251,637.62 million by 2028
Growth rateCAGR of 10.3% from 2023 to 2028
Forecast Period2023-2028
Base Year2022
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Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Electronic Contract Assembly Market

Various European countries imposed strict lockdowns and restrictions on human movement in 2020. The supply chain industry experienced major disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the pandemic has positively impacted the automation technology market due to the increased demand of electronic devices. There are several prominent players in the automation industry, such as Siemens, ABB, and Schneider Electric which are taking initiatives to drive automation market. The Netherlands/Belgium, the UK, the Nordics, and DACH are European automation hotspots. According to World Economic Forum, in 2021, Western Europe's automation and integration technology market grew by 16%. The growth of the automation industry will provide several opportunities to the electronic contract assembly market as the use of automation in electronic devices is increasing immensely Therefore, the growing automation industry may contribute to the growth of the electronic contract assembly market. 

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Market Insights – Electronic Contract Assembly Market

The electronic contract assembly market in North America is sub segmented into the US, Canada, and Mexico. Electronic products are increasingly adopted in industries such as automation, semiconductors, and IT & telecom. According to Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in 2022, the region registered the highest increase in semiconductor production to date. Semiconductor companies in the US invest nearly one-fifth of their annual revenues in R&D; collectively, they recorded an investment of US$ 50.2 billion in R&D in 2021.

In technology, semiconductors are vital to powering everything, such as toys, cars, smartphones, and thermostats. Semiconductors have also contributed to the proliferation of the electronics industry and the introduction of breakthrough technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence. In May 2021, chip makers, tech giants, and cloud companies in the US partnered to push semiconductor funding for launching new semiconductor products. The availability of such robust funding for semiconductor chips would help the US build the surplus capacity required to have sturdier supply chains to ensure access to different technologies when needed.

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Based on geography, the electronic contract assembly market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), the Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America (SAM). Creation Technologies LP, Precision Manufacturing Company Inc, Benchmark Electronics Inc, Celestica Inc, Compal Electronics Inc, Fabrinet Co Ltd, Flex Ltd, Matric Group Inc, Jabil Inc, and Filtronic Plc are key electronic contract assembly market players.

Electronic contract assembly market players mainly focus on tailor-made solutions to create customer value.

  • In April 2023, Benchmark Electronics' launched new Precision Technologies facility in Mesa, Arizona, which is a strategic move to support the semiconductor industry's growth in the United States. The company is investing US$20 million in providing engineering and manufacturing solutions for semiconductor capital equipment building blocks and solutions.
  • In May 2020, Celestica, a company specializing in design, manufacturing, and supply chain solutions, was awarded a contract to produce 7,500 ventilators for StarFish Medical, a Canadian medical device manufacturer.
Report Coverage
Report Coverage

Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

Segment Covered
Segment Covered

Service, and End User

Regional Scope
Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

Country Scope
Country Scope

Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the estimated global market size for the global Electronic Contract Assembly market in 2022?

The global Electronic Contract Assembly market was estimated to be US$ 142,795.06 million in 2022 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.3 %, during the forecast period 2023 - 2028.

What are the future trends of the global Electronic Contract Assembly market?

Shift Toward Electric Vehicles (EVs) is anticipated to play a significant role in Electronic Contract Assembly market in the coming years.

What are the driving factors impacting the global Electronic Contract Assembly market?

Growth of semiconductor industry and integration of advanced technologies in electronic manufacturing are the major factors that propel the Electronic Contract Assembly market.

Which are the key players holding the major market share of global Electronic Contract Assembly market?

The key players, holding majority shares, in Electronic Contract Assembly market includes Creation Technologies LP, Precision Manufacturing Company Inc, Benchmark Electronics Inc, Celestica Inc, Compal Electronics Inc, Fabrinet Co Ltd, Flex Ltd, Matric Group Inc, Jabil Inc, and Filtronic Plc.

What is the incremental growth of the global Electronic Contract Assembly market during the forecast period?

The incremental growth, expected to be recorded for the Electronic Contract Assembly market market during the forecast period, is US$ 97, 674. 59 million.

What will be the global market size for the Electronic Contract Assembly market by 2028?

The Electronic Contract Assembly market is expected to reach USD 251,637.62 million by 2028.

The List of Companies - Electronic Contract Assembly Market 

  1. Creation Technologies LP
  2. Precision Manufacturing Company Inc
  3. Benchmark Electronics Inc
  4. Celestica Inc
  5. Compal Electronics Inc
  6. Fabrinet Co Ltd
  7. Matric Group Inc
  8. Jabil Inc
  9. Filtronic Plc
  10. Flex Ltd

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  1. Data Collection and Secondary Research:

As a market research and consulting firm operating from a decade, we have published many reports and advised several clients across the globe. First step for any study will start with an assessment of currently available data and insights from existing reports. Further, historical and current market information is collected from Investor Presentations, Annual Reports, SEC Filings, etc., and other information related to company’s performance and market positioning are gathered from Paid Databases (Factiva, Hoovers, and Reuters) and various other publications available in public domain.

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  1. Primary Research:

The primarily interview analysis comprise of data obtained from industry participants interview and answers to survey questions gathered by in-house primary team.

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  • Industry participants: VPs, business development managers, market intelligence managers and national sales managers
  • Outside experts: Valuation experts, research analysts and key opinion leaders specializing in the electronics and semiconductor industry.

Below is the breakup of our primary respondents by company, designation, and region:

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Once we receive the confirmation from primary research sources or primary respondents, we finalize the base year market estimation and forecast the data as per the macroeconomic and microeconomic factors assessed during data collection.

  1. Data Analysis:

Once data is validated through both secondary as well as primary respondents, we finalize the market estimations by hypothesis formulation and factor analysis at regional and country level.

  • 3.1 Macro-Economic Factor Analysis:

We analyse macroeconomic indicators such the gross domestic product (GDP), increase in the demand for goods and services across industries, technological advancement, regional economic growth, governmental policies, the influence of COVID-19, PEST analysis, and other aspects. This analysis aids in setting benchmarks for various nations/regions and approximating market splits. Additionally, the general trend of the aforementioned components aid in determining the market's development possibilities.

  • 3.2 Country Level Data:

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  • 3.4 Developing Base Number:

Aggregation of sales statistics (2020-2022) and macro-economic factor, and other secondary and primary research insights are utilized to arrive at base number and related market shares for 2022. The data gaps are identified in this step and relevant market data is analyzed, collected from paid primary interviews or databases. On finalizing the base year market size, forecasts are developed on the basis of macro-economic, industry and market growth factors and company level analysis.

  1. Data Triangulation and Final Review:

The market findings and base year market size calculations are validated from supply as well as demand side. Demand side validations are based on macro-economic factor analysis and benchmarks for respective regions and countries. In case of supply side validations, revenues of major companies are estimated (in case not available) based on industry benchmark, approximate number of employees, product portfolio, and primary interviews revenues are gathered. Further revenue from target product/service segment is assessed to avoid overshooting of market statistics. In case of heavy deviations between supply and demand side values, all thes steps are repeated to achieve synchronization.

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