Analyst Questions to evaluate SMT machines
manufacturers competitive performance in the market
The buyers refer to Contract Electronics Manufacturers (sometimes called
EMS/ODM) and Equipment Distributors.
SMT refers to Surface Mount Technologies.
SMT manufacturers under evaluations are Siemens, Panasonic, Fuji.
1. What are the buyers buying criteria for Surface Mount Technologies
2. How do the major SMT manufacturers stack-up against one another?
3. What are the SMT manufacturers’ price points?
4. How important is quality to the buyers?
5. How do you view Siemens SMT machines versus their competitors
6. How are Siemens better/worse compare to their competitors
7. What are the key operating issues that the buyers have encountered
with Siemens machines?