Electronic contract manufacturing goes back a while. In the 1970′s before this industry had the chance to take off, most manufacturing for large scare products was handled by the in house assembly. The sourcing and manufacturing components in Asia today, are now what are now meant to keep overhead, component, and labor costs extremely low. That is how and where electronic contract manufacturing services are now being utilized. Even now, the electronic manufacturing companies use the vacuum tube, the transistor, and the integrated circuit as their three key components as their key component products today. Even though most of the electronic contract manufacturing work is now based in China, and the SINOCES remains the prominent international fair for consumer electronics in the Asia Pacific region, the electronic contract manufacturing industry is still not long gone from the Western world. Truthfully, electronic manufacturing services have helped grow China’s electronics industry and have resulted in more than thirty percent of its overall trade in recent years; the Electronic Contract Manufacturing plants as well as electronic contract and electronic manufacturing in general in America are still working on holding on strong before their international competitors.