Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Note 1 - Nature of the Business

Note 1 - Nature of the Business
12 Months Ended
Jan. 03, 2016
Notes to Financial Statements  
Business Description and Basis of Presentation [Text Block]
Nature of the business
SMTC Corporation (the “Company”) is a worldwide provider of advanced electronics manufacturing services to original equipment manufacturers. The Company services its customers through manufacturing and technology centers located in the United States, Mexico and China. All facilities provide a full suite of integrated manufacturing services including assembly, testing, box build, final product integration, and expanded supply chain capabilities. In addition, the Company operates an international sourcing and procurement office in Hong Kong.
The Company’s financial reporting year is a 52 or 53 week fiscal period, ending on the Sunday nearest December 31. Accordingly, the consolidated statements of operations and comprehensive loss, the consolidated statements of changes in shareholders’ equity, and consolidated statements of cash flows are reported for the periods from December 29, 2014 to January 3, 2016 (“year ended January 3, 2016”), December 30, 2013 to December 28, 2014 (“year ended December 28, 2014”), and December 31, 2012 to December 29, 2013 (“year ended December 29, 2013”).