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Notebook makers gross margins dip below 5% for 4Q11

Mar 27, 01:20

As Wistron suffered a decline in 2011 gross margin to 4.91% from 5.61% in 2010, market watchers pointed out that Taiwan-based first-tier notebook makers Quanta Computer and Compal...

Notebook ODMs to post higher-than-expected shipments in 1Q12

Mar 16, 11:32

Major notebook ODMs, which all saw their February shipments register double-digit sequential increases, are expected to post higher-than-expected shipments for the first quarter of...

Taiwan notebook shipments to register double-digit sequential growth in 2Q12

Acer looks to regain lost market share

Mar 13, 15:34

Acer is on pace to recover some of its lost market share, eyeing a return to the world's number three notebook brand by the end of 2012, according to company corporate president Jim...

Acer corporate president Jim Wong

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

Taiwan component makers hesitate about setting up factories in Hefei

Feb 24, 16:39

Lienpal (Hefei), a joint venture established by Lenovo and Compal Electronics, will start construction of its factory in Hefei, northern China, next week and has invited Taiwan-based...

Compal will establish a joint venture with Lenovo in Hefei, China

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...

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 (

Kinpo-Compal Group aims at combined revenues of US$40 billion in 2012

Feb 9, 14:15

Taiwan-based Kinpo-Compal Group has set a challenging goal of increasing combined revenues to US$40 billion for 2012, with three key members Compal Electronics, Compal Communications...

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.

Quanta purchases CNC machines to supply unibody chassis

Feb 6, 16:25

Quanta Computer reportedly has purchased CNC machines through its affiliates to receive direct supply of unibody chassis used for ultrabooks.

Intel ultrabook with metal chassis

Notebook makers see on-month decline in January shipments, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 4, 10:59

Top-tier notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron, Pegatron Technology and Inventec all saw on-month declines in their January shipments with Wistron suffering...

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...

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...

Quanta to remain as biggest notebook maker in 2012

Jan 2, 10:44

Quanta Computer is expected to ship 57.43-60.50 million notebooks in 2012, remaining as the largest notebook maker, according to industry sources.

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...

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,...

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...

Taiwan PC component makers asked to supply for peak demand before 2012 Lunar New Year

Dec 7, 01:00

PC ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, have asked component makers to increase supply volumes by 40-50% larger than normal levels to meet expected peak...

Strong Black Friday sales do not represent economic recovery, say PC players

Nov 30, 14:08

Despite that total purchasing on Black Friday is estimated to have amounted at US$11.4 billion, up 6.6% on year, PC players are still conservative about upcoming demand since the...

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...

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

Acer, Asustek post mixed sequential growth in September revenues

Oct 12, 14:01

Taiwan-based vendors Acer and Asustek had non-consolidated revenues of NT$39.966 billion (US$1.34 billion) increasing on month by 26.40% and those of NT$31.227 billion decreasing...

Taiwan notebook ODMs expected to see sequential growth in September shipments

Oct 5, 01:10

ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec are expected to see September notebook shipments increase on month due to vendors taking increased deliveries for the...

Compal may lose Acer orders

Sep 29, 13:48

Commenting on revelations that Acer's major ODM partner Compal Electronics will establish a joint venture with Lenovo for manufacturing PC products, Acer vice president Scott Lin...

Compal, Lenovo set up joint venture in China

Sep 28, 01:00

Compal Electronics and Lenovo will establish a joint venture, Lienpal (Hefei), in Hefei, northern China, to produce mainly notebooks and all-in-one (AIO) PCs specifically for Lenovo,...

Rising minimum wage in China to seriously impact PC component suppliers

Sep 27, 01:05

To counter domestic inflation, several provinces in China including Guangdong and Jilin are set to increase their minimum wage in early 2012, while cities such as Chongqing, where...

Intel downstream partners request CPU price drop

Sep 20, 01:10

Executives from Intel's PC partners - Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin and Compal Electronics president Ray Chen both have invoked Intel to help drop the Ultrabook price to below US$1,000...

Compal Electronics sees decreased August revenues

Sep 14, 01:15

Taiwan-based ODM maker Compal Electronics on September 13 reported consolidated revenues of NT$55.069 billion (US$1.90 billion) for August, dropping 1.58% on month and 16.5% on year,...

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