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HTC, Samsung to offer alternative chassis choices for flagship smartphones, say Taiwan makers

Apr 15, 15:26

HTC and Samsung Electronics both reportedly plan to expand the product families of their latest flagship smartphones, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Catcher Technology February revenues down sequentially

Mar 6, 13:33

Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.76 billion (US$91.2 million) for February, down 22.77% on month but up 34.56% on year, and...

Casetek to expand chassis capacity in China

Feb 26, 11:35

Taiwan-based metal-alloy chassis maker Casetek Holdings has revealed it will invest NT$2-3 billion (US$65.9-98.8 million) to expand production capacity at its factory in eastern China...

Samsung unlikely to adopt metal-alloy chassis for Galaxy S5

Dec 18, 13:56

Rumors have surfaced that Samsung Electronics will adopt a metal-alloy chassis for the Galaxy S5, its new flagship smartphone to be unveiled in late February 2014, with Catcher Technology,...

Catcher Technology expects growing chassis shipments in 4Q13

Nov 4, 10:18

Catcher Technology has obtained increased orders for notebook, smartphone and tablet chassis since early October and expects shipments to significantly increase in the fourth quarter...

AIC holds rosy 4Q13 outlook

Oct 31, 16:07

Server chassis OEM/ODM AIC is optimistic about its business operations in the fourth quarter of 2013 mainly due to expected orders for cloud computing data center server chassis,...

Catcher to retire old plant in Suzhou, China

Oct 22, 14:35

Catcher Technology is planning to shut off one of its three plants in Suzhou, China in November in line with the Suzhou Industrial Park's development policies, according to the com...

Catcher becomes largest chassis supplier of Dell enterprise notebooks

Oct 14, 21:39

Taiwan-based metal chassis maker Catcher Technology is said to have landed 80% of Dell's enterprise notebook chassis orders for 2014 as the US-based vendor has decided to adopt metal...

Catcher sees growth in September revenues

Oct 7, 14:46

Chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced revenues of NT$3.81 billion (US$129.74 million) for September, up 18.1% on month and 26.7% on year, with revenues for the third quarter...

Demand for CNC-processed aluminum unibody chassis to remain until 2014

Oct 7, 10:36

Based on talks about chassis orders for the second half of 2014, demand for aluminum unibody chassis processed using CNC tools will continue until then for use in mid-range and high-end...

Samsung to place more component orders with Taiwan suppliers

Oct 3, 14:09

Samsung Electronics is reportedly planning to increase its orders to Taiwan-based component suppliers, especially metal chassis orders, according to sources from the upstream supply...

Demand for business notebook metal-alloy chassis expected to rise

Oct 2, 14:45

Replacement demand from the business notebook segment is expected to take off due to Microsoft's plans to end Windows XP technical support, which will in turn boost demand for metal-alloy...

Chassis makers prefer thermoplastic curing process for carbon fiber products

Aug 23, 14:49

As carbon fiber-reinforced plastic chassis are expected to enjoy strong growth in 2014, chassis makers are placing most of their resources on developing the thermoplastic curing process...

Catcher expects rising 3Q13 performance due to new smartphone orders

Aug 5, 21:43

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology expects its revenue performance to start picking up in the third quarter due to new smartphone orders from an old client, according to...

Chassis makers working on reducing notebook business contributions

Jul 15, 15:20

Seeing notebook demand gradually weakening, chassis makers have turned their focuses to non-notebook product lines, trying to minimize the impact. Catcher Technology has successfully...

ODM orders from notebook vendors likely to fluctuate in 2H13, say Taiwan makers

Jul 12, 11:44

The number of molds ordered by notebook vendors has increased since June but most are for use by a single machine, implying that vendors' order volumes may fluctuate widely in the...

Technological barriers for consumer electronics chassis become higher

Jun 14, 15:56

As consumer electronics chassis entail multiple materials and manufacturing processes, technological barriers are becoming higher and this is favorable for Taiwan-based makers trying...

Computex 2013: Sony unveils ultrabooks using carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis

Jun 6, 20:52

Sony has announced several new ultrabooks at Computex 2013 including the Vaio Pro series, featuring carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis and weighing only 870g for the 11-inch...

Sony Vaio Pro ultrabooks with carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis

Casetek sees fully-packed orders in 2H13

Jun 6, 15:17

Casetek, a chassis subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, is expected to enjoy strong orders in the second half of 2013. Company chairman TH Tung, at a recent investors conference, revealed...

HTC considering Liquidmetal for new smartphones

May 27, 21:49

High Tech Computer (HTC) is reportedly considering adopting Liquidmetal for its new smartphones in the second half of the year and is set to cooperate with Taiwan-based chassis maker...

Catcher to buy more CNC machines

May 6, 22:46

After announcing its purchasing plans for 1,000 CNC machine in March, Catcher Technology recently plans to buy another 600 CNC machine in the near future, with the combined number...

Metal chassis suppliers remain confident about future performance

Apr 25, 13:59

As Apple is reportedly planning to adopt plastic chassis for its next-generation iPhone to save costs, market watchers are concerned that the strategy may lead to a trend which would...

Casetek sees revenues drop, but gross margins rise in 1Q13

Apr 24, 22:02

Taiwan-based chassis maker Casetek, a subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, has announced consolidated revenues of NT$9.79 billion (US$328.97 million) for the first quarter, down 17.2%...

FPCB maker Ichia sees demand growing in April-May

Apr 24, 21:55

Flexible PCB and chassis maker Ichia Technologies expects demand for its FPCB products, particularly from the touch panel sector, in the April-May period of 2013 to post significant...

Catcher reportedly to exclusively supply metal-alloy chassis for use in HTC M4

Apr 19, 16:08

Catcher Technology will reportedly become an exclusive supplier of metal-alloy chassis for use in HTC's M4 smartphone, a revision of its New HTC One, with shipments of M4 to begin...

Plastic chassis penetration in tablets rising

Apr 12, 12:16

As global demand for tablets is growing fast, while prices keep falling, vendors are expected to adopt plastic chassis for entry-level tablets to minimize production costs and in...

Catcher expects growth in orders for carbon fiber-reinforced plastic chassis

Apr 3, 12:15

Catcher Technology expects orders for carbon fiber-reinforced plastic chassis to increase in 2013 and has set up production lines at its new factory in Tainan, southern Taiwan, according...

Dell demands price cuts from upstream supply chain

Mar 13, 22:16

Dell has reportedly been demanding its upstream component suppliers cut their prices to help reduce its costs. Metal chassis suppliers, which have a higher price level than most other...

Dell is asking for chassis price drop

Catcher Technology sees February revenues decrease

Mar 6, 15:12

Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology on March 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.05 billion (US$69.2 million) for February 2013, dropping 37.8% on month and 27.2% on...

Entry-level iPhone reportedly may adopt plastic chassis

Jan 14, 20:26

Apple's rumored entry-level iPhone reportedly may adopt plastic for its chassis instead of reinforced glass or unibody metal as in the company's standard iPhone models, to save cost,...

Casetek sees monthly shipments of 1 million iPad mini chassis at the end of 2012

Jan 9, 21:55

Taiwan-based chassis maker Casetek Holdings, a subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, is expected to have shipped one million and 1.5 million iPad mini chassis in November and December...

Pegatron chassis subsidiary to be listed on January 25, 2013

Jan 2, 21:40

Casetek Holdings, a metal chassis subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, is set to be listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on January 25, 2013. The company saw an EPS of NT$9 (US$0.31)...

Ju Teng expects metal-alloy chassis capacity to be fully utilized in 2013

Dec 22, 14:49

Ju Teng International Holdings, a Taiwan-based notebook chassis maker, expects the utilization of its metal-alloy chassis production capacity to rise from 70% currently to 100% in...

Ju Teng holds rosy outlook for carbon-fiber chassis in 2013

Dec 11, 21:56

Ju Teng International Holdings, a Taiwan-based plastic, carbon-fiber composite and aluminum-magnesium alloy chassis maker for notebooks, tablets and other terminal devices, is optimistic...

Catcher enjoys growth in November revenues

Dec 5, 21:31

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.1 billion (US$106.57 million) for November, up 1.63% on month and 19.12% on year, with combined...

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