A contract manufacturer
may require fees against development work that can then be applied toward the order,
"Look for a contract manufacturer
that offers personalized service and experience with complex formulations," Ishaq suggested.
Many medical device OEMs seek out contract manufacturers
in order to perform tasks that are not part of their company's core competencies.
Furthermore, the rise of smaller-sized contract manufacturers
in China is also among the reasons behind WitsView's pessimism about Taiwan's LCD TV shipment decline to be first seen this year.
In response, contract manufacturers
are also increasingly broadening their service offering to ensure that they are attractive to the market.
Mack competes with some big contract manufacturers
partly by pursuing medical jobs with smaller volumes than the others are interested in.
(18) Likewise, because the taxpayer is treated as performing the production activities of a contract manufacturer
if the taxpayer has the benefits and burdens of ownership during the production period, (19) the production activities of the contract manufacturer
also should be attributed to the taxpayer for purposes of the "in significant part" requirement.
Flextronics entered Brazil in 1997, although it isn't the only contract manufacturer
to jump on the bandwagon.
(MSL), a contract manufacturer
of ink cartridges for Hewlett-Packard Inc.
Opteron processor-based server specialist Newisys Inc has been acquired by electronics contract manufacturer
Sanmina-SCI Corp for an undisclosed sum.
The company is the most experienced contract manufacturer
of parenterals, with over 700 products being successfullyproduced since the firm's founding in 1938.
"It's really changed over the last few years," said Scott Summers, sales director for Custom Products Co., a Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based contract manufacturer
that supplies precision machined components to a number of large off-highway engine and component manufacturers.