Invitation to seminar and networking event “EMS and beyond: value-added services in the electronics industry”


Dear colleagues and partners,

Estonian Electronics Industries Association is pleased to announce the seminar and networking event  "EMS and beyond: value-added services in the electronics industry", which starts on December 2, 2019 from 12:00 at Park Inn by Radisson Meriton Conference & Spa Hotel Tallinn (Toompuiestee 27, Tallinn, Tallinn). The seminar will be followed by a reception at 17:00.

The seminar will bring together international representatives from electronics industry, government and academia, to present the Electronics Manufacturing Sector in Europe and present the capabilities of Estonian electronics industry throughout the value chain.

Seminar will be held in English.


Participation is free of charge, please register here:  EMS seminar registration


The seminar will be opened by Estonian Electronics Industries Association. Different sessions will be held and experiences will be shared by representatives of international electronics manufacturing sector: in4ma and Dieter G. Weiss, IPC, Taltech University, Artec Design, Tim-Nordic Oy, Logistika Pluss. The seminar will include a coffee break.. All participants of the seminar are kindly invited to the networking event, which will follow the seminar day.



11:30 – 12:00 – Registration and coffee

12:00 - 12:10 – Welcome and Introduction. Otto Pukk, Chairman, Estonian Electronics Industries Association

12:10 - 12:30 – Welcome and Introduction.  Kaupo Reede, Director, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

12:30 - 13:15 – The European EMS Industry, structure, development and future. Dieter G. Weiss, in4ma EMS Market Statistics

13:15 - 13:40 – EMS industry in Estonia. Arno Kolk, Managing Director, Estonian Electronics Industries Association

13:40 - 14:00 – IPC beyond soldering. Andres Ojalill, Standards Director,  IPC

14:00 - 14:15 – Coffee break

14:15 – 14:45 – European best practice in electronics manufacturing and Nordic R&D actiivites. Mikko Terho, VP Technology Planning, Huawei.

14:45 – 15:05 – From EMS to Smart Environments. Next Gen Engineers from TalTech. Andres Eek, Program Director, TalTech University

15:05 - 15.25 – EMS and Product Development. Sander Suursalu, Artec Design.

15.25 - 15:45 – Manual assembly in the digital age, Martin Kenicer , Robotas & TimNordic 

15:45 - 16:05 – How can a strategic logistics partnership amplify manufacturing results, Andri Piik, Logistika Pluss

16:05 - 16.30 – The EMS Industry in Moldova. Marcel Varlan, President, ELIRI

16:30 - 17.00 – Panel discussion on the future of EMS in the region

17:00 - 19:00 – Networking reception



Seminar is supported by TalTech, Huawei, Artec Design, TimNordic, Logistika Pluss, ESD Center, DemekCNC, Mesago, Incap, Krakul.


If you would like to stay at the hotel, use the special price of the Radisson Meriton Conference & Spa Hotel Tallinn with code "EMS".


More information about the seminar:


Tel. +372 501 3223





Sponsors of the EMS seminar 2019