Escatec partners Byte Lab to boost design services offering in Europe
27 Apr 2022
Integrated electronics manufacturing services (EMS) specialist, Escatec Sdn Bhd, has announced a new partnership with Zagreb-based electronics design house, Byte Lab, representing its ongoing strategic plan to grow into a major player in the global EMS industry.
In a statement, the Swiss-owned and Penang-headquartered Escatec said the move would enable it to offer cost-effective product development, design and prototyping services in Europe.
It would also enable Byte Lab to offer customers that need mass manufacturing services with access to Escatec’s portfolio of highly competitive manufacturing locations in Malaysia, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic and the United States.
Escatec strategic development director, Charles-Alexandre Albin said the partnership would likely produce concrete results quickly as customers have been indicating their desire to further control costs by shifting some product requirements closer to them in Europe.
“We see this as a very significant development as Byte Lab, in essence, has become an extension of Escatec’s workbench, while Escatec becomes the exclusive mass manufacturing partner for Byte Lab,” he added.
Established in 1974, Escatec offers a fully integrated A-to-Z electronics and box build manufacturing services – from design and development, prototyping and product certification, to mass volume production and after-sales services – to a global customer base of major OEM brands.
The group’s revenue in 2021 exceeded US$300 million (US$1=RM4.35), and it is projected to grow strongly again this year.