Obsolescence Insurance, a New High-Margin Business for EMS Companies

Previous articles have discussed a segmentation of the electronics market called Long Life Cycle(LLC) Products. LLC products are those whose useful life is longer than five years. In a subsequent article, the current state of the electronics ecosystem, and the connection of the LLC market to the AI/IOT mega-trends were also discussed.   Overall, LLC customers…

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LLC Markets and the Electronics Supply Chain

The article “Let’s define a new electronics market: Long Lifecycle (LLC) Markets”  introduced  the existence of a market segment consuming electronics content which needs to be viable over five years. Vertical markets such as aerospace and defense, industrial, and medical are examples of LLC. This requirement conflicts with the traditional consumer market and since the…