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At the beginning of this January technologists, geeks, and other elements that encompass the tech world gathered in Las Vegas to fawn over new developments in the industry. This year, Epoch International was pleased to be at the annual conference. Here are our impressions: Virtual Reality (VR): The longest line […]

Impressions of CES 2016


Is India next for the contract manufacturing industry? Possibly.   It looks like the giant contract electronics manufacturer, Foxconn is planning to open several facilities in India.  Gleeful experts from India hope this would spur a wave of other international companies to enter the ripe for the plucking Indian economy. […]

India, the Future Contract Electronic Manufacturing Hub



The answer to this is complicated but in some ways, yes it is easier.  The excerpted article below discusses exactly this. About a year and a half ago, I discovered this $US12 “Gongkai” mobile phone (pictured above) in the markets of Shenzhen, China. My most striking impression was that Chinese […]

Is It Easier to Innovate In China than the US?


Word has it that Foxconn, known for manufacturing Apple’s i-Pad and iPhone, is going green.  Bloomberg Businessweek reports that the company is planning to build a state of the art, 500 acre industrial park in Guizhou — one of China’s most pristine regions.  Foxconn is said to be looking to […]

Foxconn Goes Green



Good news for companies in the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) sector — PC demand for the current quarter is stronger than originally predicted, according to Intel.  The company says its forecast for the rest of the year is also better than previously thought. The chip producer now expects 13.7 billion in revenues […]

Intel foresees a rise in PC demand