OEM/ODM is business mode resulted from high division of modern industries and business, for it can integrate resources efficiently to reach win-win result, more and more products come out by this way.
OEM is short for original Equipment manufactory, usually means supplier provide its existing products under brands which clients (usually are holders) appointed, or provide production according to clients’ requirement of drawings, specs, assembling process, test standards, packing etc. under OEM way, suppliers principally do not provide design, only factory production services, clients can focus on design and sales, keep away from complicated and high invested factory operation management.
ODM is short for original design manufacturer, it means suppliers provide products design, and production based on clients’ idea and marketing requirement, or based on samples. Under this way, compared with OEM, suppliers provide R&D design services.