Benchmarking & Analytics Aid Supply Chain Planning

Forecasting is one aspect of supply chain planning that executive constantly works at, but the goal of making accurate predictions is still elusive to many. One analyst recently forecast that in the second half of 2015 there will be more disruptions at West Coast ports as they deal with the backlog caused by previous strikes…

Benchmark Sales Dip in Q3

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading integrated contract manufacturing provider, today announced financial results for the third quarter which ended September 30, 2013. “We are pleased with the results for the quarter with revenues and earnings in line with our expectations,” said President and CEO Gayla J. Delly. “In the third quarter, we experienced…

Benchmark Acquires EMS Division of CTS

Benchmark Electronics Inc. said it has bought the electronics manufacturing services unit of CTS Corp., paying approximately $75 million for the division. The business services the industrial, aerospace & defense, medical and communications market, according to a statement issued by Benchmark and CTS. Like many other medium-size contract manufacturers Benchmark has been deepening its offerings…

Benchmark Acquires EMS Segment of CTS Corp.

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading integrated product design and manufacturing services provider, announced today that the Company has completed an acquisition of the full-service Electronics Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) segment of CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS). The acquired business is strategically focused on complex, high-mix and low-volume manufacturing in the Industrial, Aerospace & Defense, Medical,…

Benchmark Electronics Announces Partnership With KeyMe

 Benchmark Electronics, Inc., a leading integrated product design and manufacturing service provider, is pleased to announce today its partnership with KeyMe, a company focused on advancing the locksmith industry with innovative robotics technology. Benchmark and KeyMe have partnered to manufacture KeyMe’s new, proprietary key cutting kiosks, leveraging Benchmark’s design and engineering expertise along with in-depth…