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Benchmark Electronics, Inc.: SWOT
Analysis & Company Profile


Reference code: BRTC192CP10-Q4

Published: Sep 2010




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Benchmark Electronics, Inc. - Company Overview

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (Benchmark) is one of world’s leading providers of integrated electronic manufacturing
services. The company is engaged in providing comprehensive and integrated design and manufacturing services
including initial product design, production, direct order fulfillment, product design, printed circuit board layout, prototyping
and test development. Benchmark also provides precision machining, metal joining and electro-mechanical manufacturing
services. It offers services to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of computers and other related products for
business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment, and telecommunication equipment. The company
operates its business through 24 manufacturing facilities and has operations in the US, Thailand, Mexico, Brazil, China,
Singapore, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Romania. BEI is headquartered in Angleton (Texas), the US.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenues of USD 2089.25 million during the fiscal year ended December 2009. Its revenues
recorded a declining compound annual rate of 15.35% during the period 2007-2009 with a year on year decline of 19.34%
over the fiscal year 2008. During the fiscal year 2009, its operating margin was 2.53% as against an operating margin of -
6.43% in fiscal year 2008. During the fiscal year 2009, the company registered a net margin of 2.58% as against a net
margin of -5.24% in the fiscal year 2008.




Benchmark Electronics, Inc. - Key Facts

Benchmark Electronics, Inc., Key Facts

                                  3000 Technology Drive,
                                  Angleton, Texas (TX), 77515,      Ticker Symbol, Stock            BHE (New York Stock
Corporate Address:                                                                                  Exchange)
                                                                    Exchange
                                  United States


Telephone                         + 1 979 8496550                   No. of Employees                9,849



Fax                               + 1 979 8485270                   Financial Year End              December



URL                               www.bench.com                     Revenue (in USD Million)        2,089.25


                                  Technology and
Industry
                                  Communications


Locations                         China, Malaysia, Thailand, Ireland, Netherlands, Romania, United States, Brazil, Mexico

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Benchmark Electronics, Inc. - Business Description

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (Benchmark), formerly known as Electronics, Inc., is an electronics manufacturing company,
offering services to original equipment manufacturers of telecommunication equipment, medical devices, computers,
industrial control equipment, testing and instrumentation products. The services provided by the company are referred to
as electronics manufacturing services (EMS). As of December 31, 2009, the company employed 9,849 people.

The company has classified its service offerings into Engineering solutions, Manufacturing and Fulfillment Solutions, and
Component Engineering Services.

The Engineering solutions offered by the company include New Product Design, Prototype, Test and Related Engineering
Solutions, and Custom Test and Automation Equipment Design and Build Solutions.

The Manufacturing and Fulfillment Solutions offered by the company include Printed Circuit Board Assembly & Test
solutions; Flex Circuit Assembly & Test solutions; Systems Assembly & Test Precision Electromechanical Assembly and
Test, Direct Order Fulfillment; Aftermarket Non-Warranty Services; Value-Added Support Systems and Supply Chain
Management services. Further, the company also offers manufacturing technologies and solutions, including Pin Thru
Hole Surface Mount Technology, Fine Pitch, Ball Grid Array, Flip Chip, Chip on Board/Wirebonding, In-Circuit Test, Board
Level Functional Test, and Stress Testing. The other services are provided to support Optical and Wireless components
and systems, which include Adhesives, Conformal Coating, Laser Welding, Hybrid Optical/Electrical Printed Circuit Board
Assembly and Test, and Sub-micron Alignment of Optical Sub-Assemblies.

Through its Component Engineering Services, the company assists its customers in dealing with the changing
international environmental regulations such as the European Union (EU) Restriction of the Use of Hazardous substances
in electrical and electronic Equipment (RoHS). Further, the company has manufacturing sites in America, Asia and
Europe that certified in both water soluble and no-clean processes and produce products that are RoHS compliant.

The company has 23 locations in 10 countries across Americas, Asia, and Europe. The company owns and operates 54
surface mount production lines at their domestic facilities and 73 surface mount production lines at international facilities.
The company operates its business into three geographic segments, namely, America, Asia, and Europe. During the fiscal
year 2009, the company generated 58.53% of the company’s total revenues from America, 33.14% from Asia and 8.33%
from Europe.

Recently, Benchmark was selected by Texas Instrument Incorporated (TI) Elite Design House Network as a member. Elite
Design House Network is a small group of independent companies offering system design, development, prototyping and
electronics manufacturing services to customers worldwide.




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Benchmark Electronics, Inc. - Major Products and Services

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. is engaged in providing a contract manufacturing services. Its key services include the
following:

Benchmark Electronics, Inc., Major Products and Services
Services:

Product Development :

Engagement Model

Design Process

Electronics Design

Software Design

Mechanical Design

PCB Design

Design Assurance

Manufacturing:

PCB Assemblies

System Integration

Product Life Cycle:

Customer Teams

NPI

DFX

Prototyping

End of Life

Account Management

Supply Chain Management

Just In Time Deliveries

Global Procurement Database
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Benchmark Electronics, Inc. - History

Benchmark Electronics, Inc., History

    Year                Event type                                                      Description


                                                The company signed an agreement with Cray Inc. to jointly deliver a supercomputer
   2009      Contracts/Agreements
                                                system for Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


   2008      Contracts/Agreeme
								
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