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Perspectives on the Optoelectronics Industry: Manufacturing in the 21st Century, 2008
MEETINGS & FORUMS PUBLICATION—2008, 75 pages
This report provides insight and perspectives by senior-level representatives from industry on global trade and manufacturing practices in the field of optoelectronics. Three areas examined are: 1) Can automation or optical integration relieve the momentum to outsource and off-shore manufacturing from North America? 2) The supply chain and the economics of manufacturing in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and 30 The implications of offshore manufacturing on both the U.S. defense and com-mercial market sectors within the different fields of optoelectronics.