PHILIPPINE ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY
Philippine electronics companies engage in both semiconductors manufacturing service (SMS) and electronics manufacturing service (EMS). SMS refers to the production of electronics devices’ semiconductors and components from design to assembly.
EMS involves the manufacture of electronics products for other companies on a contract basis, including circuit boards, electronics assemblies, and complete systems.
CRITICAL MASS OF GLOBAL PLAYERS
The Philippines is home to about 420 MNCs and Filipino owned semiconductor and electronics companies.
Its membership include leading global players like Continental Temic, Toshiba, BAG Electronics, Epson, Amkor, Cebu Mitsumi, Knowles, Texas Instruments, HGST, Ibiden, Samsung Electro-mechanics Phils., Corp., Fujitsu Ten, Analog Devices, Cypress, Moog, ON Semi, Maxim, ROHM, Tsukiden, P. Imes, PSMC Phils., Inc., STMicroelectronics, Filipino companies such as IMI, Ionics and Fastech Synergy.