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News tagged Compal Electronics
  • Last update: Wednesday 9 April 2014 [398 news items]

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,...

Notebook vendors keep close eye on end-side inventory levels

Sep 13, 13:38

First-tier notebook brand vendors Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer and Dell, currently, are closely monitoring their end-side inventory levels and are conservative about placing new orders...

Notebook players limit initial Ultrabook shipment volume below 50,000 units

Sep 6, 01:05

First-tier notebook brand vendors Acer, Lenovo, Toshiba and Asustek Computer, understanding that demand for notebooks is unlikely to recover in the fourth quarter, while Apple's products...

R&D to become important for notebook ODMs, says PC players

Sep 5, 16:30

As competing via shipment volumes using a low price strategy is becoming less effective in the notebook market, sources from PC players have commented that in addition to shipment...

Compal reduces annual notebook shipments to 42 million units

Sep 1, 01:40

Compal Electronics has reduced its notebook shipment forecast for 2011 from 48 million units originally to 42 million units, while its shipment forecast for LCD TVs has also dropped...

Compal president Ray Chen

Gross margins for PC ODMs expected to turn healthy in 2012

Sep 1, 01:10

Gross margins of PC ODM players are expected to return healthy in 2012 as the notebook supply chain has already reached a mutual consensus to refuse low-margin orders in the future,...

Compal expects 3Q11 revenues to grow up to 5%

Aug 26, 14:06

Compal Electronics' revenues for the third quarter of 2011 are expected to increase by up to 5% sequentially, according to company chairman Rock Hsu. Orders for the China market remain...

Samsung reportedly contacted Taiwan OEMs for evaluating notebook outsourcing

Aug 23, 01:10

Korea-based notebook brand vendor Samsung Electronics has reportedly contacted Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology in August to...

Compal sees drop in July revenues and notebook shipments

Aug 11, 01:00

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$55.95 billion (US$1.93 billion) for July, down 6% on month, with combined consolidated revenues from January to July also...

Asustek reducing Eee PC orders

Aug 4, 01:15

Asustek Computer, seeing better-than-expected Eee Pad Transformer tablet PC sales and dropping Eee PC demand, is gradually reducing its Eee PC orders, according to sources from the...

Compal reportedly lands new notebook orders from Asustek for 2012

Jul 28, 01:30

Compal Electronics has reportedly landed new notebook orders from Asustek Computer for 2012, doubling its Asustek orders from two million units in 2011 to four million units in 2012,...

Foxconn notebook team reportedly shift to Compal

Jul 20, 15:45

Foxconn's R&D team of 100-200 staff responsible for developing Dell notebooks have reportedly left and joined Compal Electronics due to Foxconn making adjustments in its notebook...

Lenovo pushes oversea acquisition to expand PC market share

Jul 19, 01:20

With China-based PC vendor Lenovo successfully surpassed Acer and became the third largest PC vendor worldwide in the second quarter, Lenovo CFO Wong Wai Ming pointed out that the...

Compal acquires Toshiba TV plant in Mexico

Jul 14, 12:28

Compal Electronics has announced that one of its subsidiaries has signed an agreement to acquire Toshiba's TV assembly subsidiary Toshiba Electromex in Mexico with the transaction...

Laser Tek June sales up 60%

Jul 8, 01:30

Laser Tek, a supplier of surface-mount-device (SMD) packaging materials and semiconductor equipment, has reported NT$325 million (US$11.3 million) in consolidated revenues for June...

Acer reportedly planning to launch slide tablet PC in 4Q11

Jun 30, 01:00

Acer reportedly plans to launch a slide tablet PC in the fourth quarter of 2011, targeting the year-end holiday season, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Chicony starts development of production base in western China

Jun 29, 01:10

Taiwan-based EMS provider Chicony Electronics on June 28 held a groundbreaking ceremony for its production base in Chongqing City, western China, with production in the first phase...

Flextronics R&D team recruited by Compal, Wistron

Jun 28, 01:25

With Electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Flextronics recently exiting the notebook manufacturing industry, the company's notebook R&D team was soon being recruited...

Compal lands Dell orders for 10 million business-use notebooks for 2012

Jun 27, 10:22

Taiwan-based ODM Compal Electronics has obtained orders for 10 million business-use notebooks to be delivered in 2012 from Dell, according to industry sources. Compal declined to...

Compal adds investment in joint venture case maker in China

Jun 27, 10:12

Taiwan-based notebook PC ODM maker Compal Electronics on June 24 announced the additional investment of US$26.731 million in Compal Precision Module (Jiang Su), a joint venture making...

Compal is optimistic about its 2H11 shipment performance, says chairman

Jun 24, 15:48

Chairman of Kinpo-Compal Group Rock Hsu, at Compal Electronics' investors meeting on June 24, pointed out that Compal is optimistic about its shipment performance in the second half...

Notebook industry may not see peak season effects in 2H11

Jun 23, 01:10

The notebook industry is unlikely to return to its usual seasonal pattern of having shipment proportions of 4:6 for the first and the second halves in 2011 as the US and Europe are...

Compal signs contract with Chongqing government for investment, says paper

Jun 21, 14:23

Taiwan-based Compal Electronics, on June 20, signed a contract with the government of Chongqing, China and is set to establish new production plants in the city, according to a Chinese-language...

Acer picks up pace moving to inland China

Jun 20, 16:22

Acer has recently started picking up its pace for moving to inland China with its upstream partners such as Compal Electronics and Wistron both reportedly already shifting forward...

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