Largest Electronics Manufacturers in Manaus

Published: 17 Apr 2015

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2015

The city of Manaus concentrates some of the largest and most important electronics manufacturers in Brazil. In this article we will list some of the largest electronics manufacturers located in Manaus.

Manaus Industrial Pole

Due to the comprehensive tax exemptions offered to companies installed in the area, the Manaus Free Trade Zone contains some of the largest manufacturing complexes in Brazil, with industries ranging from metallurgy and chemical processing to high technology equipment manufacturing.

According to data by Suframa, or the Superintendency of the Free Trade Zone of Manaus, the sector of electronics manufacturing is the one that manages the largest workforce and is also the one that receives the most investment across all segments. Of the 234 registered companies in the industrial district, 46 are responsible for the manufacturing of electronics, with a total number of over 27 thousand employees.

Some of these manufacturing complexes cater to supplying not only the already large Brazilian market but also other countries in Latin America, such as Argentina, Venezuela and Colombia. Statistics from 2010 by Suframa indicate that exports of products manufactured in the Manaus Free Trade Zone account for over USD 450 million, as TV sets, cell phones, car audio equipment and domestic appliances were found to be the products with the largest exports to other territories.

Largest Manufacturing Plants

The largest manufacturers of electronics in the Manaus Free Trade Zone include some of the most notorious players in the national and international markets.

Cal-Comp

Taiwan headquartered electronics manufacturer Cal-Comp operates two facilities in Manaus, with a combined number of over 900 employees. The manufacturing plants are responsible for the assembly of circuit boards, production of hard disk drive components and media player parts.

CCE

Brazilian electronics manufacturer, owned by Chinese giant Lenovo, operates two facilities in Manaus, with a combined number of 4100 employees. The manufacturing plants production line includes portable computers, desktops, tablets, motherboards, memory modules, assembly of circuit boards, smartphones, TV sets and media players.

Digitron

Brazilian electronics manufacturer Digitron operates a production complex in Manaus, employing close to 170 collaborators. The manufacturing plant produces portable computers, hard disk drive parts, assembly of circuit boards and satellite signal receivers.

Flex Industries

Brazilian electronics manufacturer Flex Industries operates a production complex in Manaus, employing over 1300 workers. The manufacturing plant is responsible for the assembly of circuit boards, production notebook components, electronics components, video cameras, video monitors, media player parts and satellite signal receivers. The company supplies components for brands that include LG, Sony, Philips, Sky and Panasonic.

GBR Componentes

Brazilian electronics manufacturer GBR Componentes operates an industrial facility in the city of Manaus, with close to 300 employees. The manufacturing plant is responsible for the production of portable computers, assembly of circuit boards and satellite signal receivers.

Terra Amazônia

Brazilian electronics manufacturer Terra Amazônia operates an industrial facility in the city of Manaus, with over 740 employees. The manufacturing plant is responsible for the production of portable computers, desktops, assembly of circuit boards and media player parts.

H-Buster

Brazilian electronics manufacturer H-Buster operates an industrial complex in the city of Manaus, with over 330 employees. The manufacturing plant is responsible for the production of portable computers, media players, TV sets and assembly of circuit boards.

LG

South-Korean electronics giant LG operates a manufacturing plant in the Industrial Pole of Manaus, with 2800 registered employees. The facility is responsible for the production of TV sets, media players, stereo systems and appliances.

Microsoft

North-American technology giant Microsoft operates a manufacturing plant in Manaus, with close to 2300 registered employees. The 8000 square meter industrial complex is responsible for the production of Nokia smartphones and videogame consoles.

Panasonic

Japanese electronics giant Panasonic owns an industrial complex in Manaus, with 1200 employees. The manufacturing plant is responsible for the assembly of circuit boards and production of media players, TV sets, home-theater sets, stereos and appliances.

Philco

North-American electronics giant Philco operates a manufacturing plant in Manaus, with 700 registered employees. The facility is responsible for the production of desktops, portable computers, tablets and TV sets.

Pioneer

North-American electronics manufacturer Pioneer operates two manufacturing plants in Manaus, with a combined number of 540 employees. The facilities are responsible for the assembly of circuit boards and production of media players, car audio equipment and video cameras.

Samsung

South-Korean electronics giant Samsung operates an industry complex in the Manaus Free Trade Zone, with a total number of 2300 employees. The 10 thousand square meter manufacturing plant is responsible for the production of tablets, smartphone, media players, video cameras, computer monitors, TV sets and appliances.

Semp Toshiba

Japan headquartered electronics giant Semp Toshiba operates a manufacturing plant in Manaus, with over 1700 employees. The 18 thousand square meter facility is responsible for the production of computer components, assembly of circuit boards, computer monitors and media players.

Sony

Japanese electronics giant Sony operates an industrial complex in Manaus, with over 2100 employees. The manufacturing plant is responsible for the assembly of circuit boards, media players, car audio equipment, TV sets, home theater sets, video cameras and videogame consoles.

Philips

Dutch electronics giant Philips operates two manufacturing facilities in Manaus, with over 1500 registered employees. The plants are responsible for the production of media players, car audio equipment, stereo sets, home theater sets and TV sets.

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Marcelo Teixeira

Marcelo Teixeira