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Compal notebook shipments up 38% in February

Mar 13, 14:32

Notebook ODM Compal Electronics enjoyed shipment growth of more than 30% sequentially in February 2012, outperforming fellow firms including Quanta Computer, Wistron and Inventec...

Compal sees shipments rebound in February

Compal Communications looks to ship 4 million smartphones in 2Q12, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 12, 14:31

Compal Communications is expected to ship four million smartphones in the second quarter of 2012, with Nokia's Lumia 610 accounting for the bulk of the shipments, according to a Chinese-language...

Wistron Chengdu plants to enter production in March, Compal in May

Mar 3, 14:56

Wistron expects its plants in Chengdu, western China to start production in March, according to company chairman Simon Lin, while Compal Electronics plans to start production at its...

Simon Lin, Wistron chairman

Compal Communications expects 20% sequential growth in 1Q12 smartphone shipments

Feb 22, 01:20

Compal Communications, in view of increasing orders for Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) smartphones from Nokia and orders for Android smartphones from Lenovo and Motorola Mobility, expects...

Notebook makers to see shipments recover in February

Feb 21, 01:30

Notebook makers, after suffering from a weak performance in January, are expected to see an overall on-month shipment growth of 10% in February as hard disc drive (HDD) supply returns...

Growing China TV industry may threaten Taiwan OEM orders, say sources

Feb 15, 14:00

China-based branded TV vendors and TV OEMs have gradually emerged as major players in the global TV market, buoyed largely by their competitive pricing strategies - a trend which...

Quanta, Compal aim at 30%, 20% of 2012 revenues from non-notebook products

Feb 15, 01:05

Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics, in view of slowing growth in global demand for notebooks, have been making efforts to compete for orders for other product lines and expect...

Compal ships 2.1 million notebooks in January, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 13, 11:36

Compal Electronics shipped 2.1 million notebooks in January, the lowest monthly level since December 2008, according to Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily News (

Compal Communications, Arima Communications post mixed results for January

Newswatch - Feb 10, 12:16

ODM handset maker Compal Communications has posted strong revenue gains in January thanks to orders from Nokia, while fellow company Arima Communications saw its revenues decline...

Quanta, Wistron see on-month drop in January revenues

Feb 9, 01:20

Quanta Computer and Wistron have announced their January results with both suffering on-month drops in terms of revenues and notebook shipments.

Acer, HP to expand notebook shipments from Chongqing, China in 2012

Feb 2, 01:05

As total notebook shipments from Chongqing, China increased to 15.74 million units in 2011 with production volume also growing more than 1,000 fold to US$5.15 billion, Acer and Hewlett-Packard...

Quanta, Compal land ultrabook orders from Vizio, Dell, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 17, 15:34

Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics have received orders for ultrabooks from Vizio and Dell, respectively, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODM notebook shipments to slide 9.4% on quarter in 1Q12

Jan 12, 13:55

Notebook shipments by Taiwan-based ODMs are expected to slip 9.4% on quarter and 3.2% on year to below 40 million units in the first quarter of 2012 due to seasonal factors in the...

Compal to prepare for volume production at Vietnam factory, says president

Jan 9, 10:59

Compal Electronics will prepare to begin volume production at its factory in Vietnam if labor shortages and hikes in wage rates in China pose serious problems, according to company...

Compal Communication expects to ship 9.6 million handsets in 2012

Jan 5, 01:25

Compal Communication has announced revenues of NT$10.9 billion (US$359.65 million) for the fourth quarter of 2011 with its handset shipments in the quarter reached 1.5 million units...

FIH, Compal expected to ship over 10 million smartphones in 2012

Jan 4, 01:10

Taiwan-based ODM/JDM makers Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) and Compal Communications are expected to ship more than 10 million smartphones in 2012, while fellow maker Arima...

Samsung to release 2012 ODM orders to Compal

Dec 21, 01:05

Samsung Electronics plans to place ODM orders for notebook PCs with Taiwan-based Compal Electronics for shipments in 2012, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Notebook ODMs picking up the pace in inland China production

Dec 20, 01:15

Notebook ODMs such as Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics have both recently picked up their pace in production in inland China with Compal's plants in Chengdu set to produce 10...

Asustek outsources motherboard orders to Cal-Comp Electronics

Dec 20, 01:10

Asustek Computer has recently added Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics, an affiliate of Compal Electronics, as its motherboard manufacturing partner and is expected to outsource 5-6...

Compal to start pilot run at plants in Chengdu, China, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 15, 12:13

Compal Electronics is set to start pilot production at its plants in Chengdu, China on December 19 with initial output to reach more than 1,000 notebooks each month, according to...

Compal dismisses recruitment freeze rumor, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 15, 12:09

Compal Electronics reportedly froze all recruitment activities in October and November in response to the market uncertainties resulted from the debt crisis in Europe, but company...

Acer to downsize product lines by two-thirds in 2012, says chairman

Dec 15, 01:00

Acer chairman JT Wang, commenting on the company's operations in 2012, pointed out that Acer will conduct a full-scale evaluation of its product lines and will simplify them based...

Compal sees drop in November revenues

Dec 13, 16:04

Compal Electronics has announced revenues of NT$52.57 billion (US$1.74 billion) for November, down 24.9% on year. Combined revenues from January to November reached NT$602.51 billion,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments slowing down

Dec 13, 16:01

LCD TVs shipped by Taiwan-based makers are expected to reach 12.36 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, up 9.6% sequentially and 1.5% on year, according to data released by...

Notebook supply chain expects to see improving gross margins for 2012

Dec 13, 01:25

Players in the notebook upstream supply chain expect their gross margin in 2012 to improve as notebook brand vendors are turning their focuses to ultrabooks, which have better profitability...

Compal, TPV land 2012 LCD TV orders from Panasonic, say sources

Nov 24, 01:10

Compal Electronics and TPV Technology have reportedly landed LCD TV orders from Panasonic for 2012 as the Japan-based branded vendor is increasing its outsourcing of LCD TVs to cut...

Compal Communications handset shipments increasing, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 22, 16:31

Buoyed by orders from Nokia, Compal Communications is expected to ship over 600,000 handsets in November compared to 200,000 units shipped in October, according to a Chinese-language...

Compal reportedly to bid heavily on Windows 8, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 18, 16:54

Compal Electronics, optimistic about the potential of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system, has reportedly instructed the engineers from its notebook, tablet PC and smartphone...

Compal reportedly receives extra orders from Lenovo and Dell

Nov 17, 01:20

Compal Electronics reportedly has received extra orders from Lenovo and Dell for 2011 and will become the two notebook vendors' largest ODM partner, according to sources from the...

Foxconn to land more ODM TV orders from Sony in 2012; to compete with TPV for top-ranking

Nov 16, 15:02

The ranking of Taiwan-based LCD TV ODMs may undergo a major shift in 2012 due to increased outsourcing from Sony as well as Sony's switching part of its orders from Wistron to Foxconn...

Compal October revenues up slightly on month

Nov 11, 01:00

Compal Electronics on November 10 reported consolidated revenues of NT$56.232 billion (US$1.86 billion) for October, rising 3.57% on month but dipping 27% on year.

Google's Eric Schmidt to visit Taiwan to promote Android

Nov 8, 01:30

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt is set to visit Taiwan on November 9 to have a conference with Taiwan-based PC vendors and promote its Android operating system, according to...

Quanta, Compal face labor shortages in Chongqing

Nov 2, 17:05

Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics have sent employees from factories in eastern China to support their factories in Chongqing City, western China, due to short supply of labor,...

Compal sees decline in 3Q11 revenues

Nov 1, 10:15

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$172.81 billion (US$5.77 billion) for the third quarter, down 2% sequentially and 19% on year. The company has recently...

Compal president Ray Chen

Compal Communications posts losses for January-September

Newswatch - Oct 25, 16:34

Compal Communications has reported net losses of NT$199 million (US$6.6 million), or NT$0.33 per share, for the third quarter of 2011. For the January-September period, net losses...

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