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  • Last update: Thursday 23 July 2015 [831 news items]

Taiwan passive component makers seeing shipments pick up on smartphone demand

Oct 4, 10:35

Passive component suppliers Yageo, Polytronics Technology and Cyntec have all seen their shipments rise recently thanks to new models rolled out by their smartphone clients, according...

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...

Commentary: Suppliers need to prepare for Dell strategy change

Sep 27, 15:25

As Dell is expected to become privatized, Taiwan's upstream component suppliers may need to start preparing for the US vendor's business reorganization.

Quartz component maker TXC looks to strong performance in October-November

Sep 24, 15:24

Quartz component maker TXC is expected to see its revenues hit the highest level for 2013 in October or November buoyed by the roll-outs of new mobile devices by most of hardware...

Upstream component makers conservative about touch screen notebook growth in 2013

Sep 23, 21:50

Upstream component makers are maintaining conservative views about touch screen notebook growth in 2013 but expect demand will pick up in 2014.

Notebook ODMs, component makers suffer labor shortages in China

Sep 17, 19:25

Factories established in China by Taiwan-based notebook ODMs and component makers are suffering from labor shortages, according to Taiwan-based notebook supply chain makers.

Samsung halves September notebook component orders

Sep 16, 11:28

Samsung Electronics has cut its notebook component orders for September to about half of its original forecast and the company reportedly may also reduce its shipment forecast for...

Samsung is trapped in a similar plight as other first-tier vendors

Commentary: China taking center stage in IT world

Sep 16, 10:55

China-based smartphone and tablet makers' influence in the IT market has been growing rapidly and according to Digitimes Research's latest figures, among the 950 million smartphones...

Taiwan IT players to benefit from new Apple iPhone products

Sep 9, 22:13

Taiwan component makers are expected to enjoy strong revenue growth as Apple is ready to release its new iPhone products. The assembly of the iPhone 5S is handled by Foxconn Electronics...

Component makers look to land orders from Huawei Device

Sep 3, 15:52

Component makers in the handset industry such as Truly Optoelectronics, EELY and O-Film Tech are expected to see increased orders from Huawei Device.

Xbox One suppliers dismiss shipment drop claim

Aug 28, 14:55

Some supply chain players have dismissed a recent report that claimed Microsoft has reduced its Xbox One shipment forecast for 2013 due to the poor yield rates of related component...

Automated equipment component maker Hiwin looks to strong sales in 2H13

Aug 21, 18:32

Hiwin Technologies, which focuses on the production of ballscrews, linear-motion devices and industrial robots, expects demand from the automated equipment, semiconductor, medicare...

Panel key component industry production value increases 3.7% in Taiwan during 2Q13, says IEK

Aug 20, 15:36

The production value of key components used for panel applications in Taiwan reached NT$133.44 billion (US$4.45 billion) in the second quarter of 2013, up 3.7% on quarter, according...

Quartz component maker TXC 2Q13 profits slip

Aug 15, 20:52

Taiwan-based TXC has reported net profits of NT$219 million (US$7.3 million) for the second quarter of 2013, down 16.4% from a year ago, while consolidated sales for the quarter declined...

Component orders for Hongmi smartphones lag behind estimates, say Taiwan makers

Aug 15, 20:51

Pre-orders for Hongmi (Red Rice), an entry-level smartphone launched recently by China-based Xiaomi Technology, have reportedly reached seven million units, but Taiwan-based supply...

Apple seeking engineers in Taiwan

Aug 15, 13:54

Apple has recently started hiring engineers in Taiwan and has posted positions such as senior packaging engineer, reliability engineering manager, senior software instrumentation...

Game console component orders to stay strong in November and December

Aug 14, 14:00

Having started mass shipping products for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, sources from component makers say that they have already landed orders for September and October, and with the...

China component suppliers to join Intel 2-in-1 supply chain

Aug 6, 10:46

In addition to Taiwan-based component suppliers, Intel is now also inviting China-based suppliers to join its 2-in-1 product supply chain, hoping to leverage their cost advantages...

Samsung to spend KRW19.5 trillion on component business in 2013

Jul 30, 11:38

Samsung Electronics expects to spend a total of KRW19.5 trillion (US$17.5 billion), equivalent to 81.25% of its total capex, on the company's component business in 2013. Of the planned...

Component makers see rising orders from game console players

Jul 30, 11:22

Component orders for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in 2013 reportedly may increase from 9-12 million units each to over 15 million units as their pre-orders in Europe and the US are...

China PC supply chain competing for orders with cheaper quotes

Jul 22, 21:10

China-based component makers have recently started competing for orders from PC ODMs with their advantages in product quote, which is about 10-20% lower than the market's average,...

Notebook ODMs and suppliers seeing tense relationships

Jul 17, 22:28

Relationships between notebook ODMs and component suppliers have turned tense recently because ODMs have started demanding their suppliers cut quotes directly to the levels asked...

IC distributor Wahlee conservative about 3Q13

Jul 12, 12:16

IC component and material distributor Wahlee Industrial is conservative about the business outlook for the third quarter of 2013 because of low order visibility from the IT industry,...

Taiwan component makers worried about drops in Samsung global smartphone market share

Jul 8, 20:51

Samsung Electronics, currently the world's largest smartphone vendor, has continually downwardly adjusted its shipment targets by 10-20% during the past two quarters, causing Taiwan-based...

Suspension of taking deliveries at end of June is normal, say supply chain makers

Jul 3, 15:36

In response to reports that Foxconn Electronics and component makers stopped taking deliveries on the last three days of June, some supply chain makers explained that the stoppage...

Notebook component makers worried about tight schedules to meet shipments in August-September

Jul 2, 21:54

Notebook shipments mainly based on Haswell to international vendors are expected to drastically increase in August and peak in September, according to Taiwan-based ODMs. In response,...

Notebook brand vendors conducting product R&D directly with component makers

Jul 1, 21:58

Notebook brand vendors have started conducting product R&D themselves and are directly discussing with hinge makers about development ideas, skipping ODMs, which used to do R&D...

Taiwan component makers increase subcontract orders to China makers

Jul 1, 21:36

Viewing that their profits are being impacted by weakened notebook demand, some Taiwan-based notebook component makers have increased subcontracting their orders to China-based makers...

China stringent money policies expected to benefit Taiwan component factories

Jun 28, 12:06

As the China government has enforced very stringent money supply policies, small China-based notebook component makers have faced operational problems due to difficulty obtaining...

China market: Smartphone component supplies to remain tight in 2H13

Jun 10, 15:44

The current tight supply of some key components in the smartphone supply chains in China is likely to become worse in the second half of 2013 when demand for components tends to climb...

MediaTek to increase number of component suppliers for its reference designs

May 29, 21:53

MediaTek plans to increase the number of its suppliers of parts and components for its smartphone solution reference designs in order to smooth out its production, according to industry...

Quartz component maker TXC expects sales to rise through 4Q13

May 24, 16:16

Quartz component maker TXC expects to post sequential sales growth through the fourth quarter of 2013, with results in the second half of the year outperforming the first half, according...

Supply chain to begin volume shipments of new Xbox console orders in 3Q13

May 20, 21:43

As Microsoft is expected to unveil its next-generation Xbox game console codenamed Durango on May 21 at the Xbox Campus, sources from the upstream supply chain revealed that they...

Taiwan component makers conservative about growth in 2H13 notebook shipments

May 20, 15:31

While many vendors and ODMs expect notebook shipments in the second half of 2013 to significantly increase from the first, Taiwan-based component makers generally hold conservative...

Component makers seeking high gross margin business opportunities

May 8, 15:03

Notebook component makers such as Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology have started landing orders for mobile products such as tablets and smartphones due to weakening...

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 15min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 16min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 17min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 17min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 19min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 21min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 22min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 23min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 25min ago

  • Baidu posts 2Q15 revenues of CNY16.58 billion

    Before Going to Press | 8h 26min ago

  • MediaTek 3Q15 sales to rise 15-20%

    Before Going to Press | 8h 26min ago

  • China IC backend firms reportedly obtain orders from Qualcomm, MediaTek

    Before Going to Press | 8h 27min ago

  • China-, Taiwan-based makers hike August prices for solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers

    Before Going to Press | 8h 27min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see flat shipment growth for large-size panels in 2H15

    Before Going to Press | 8h 28min ago

  • AUO expects weak panel demand in 2H15

    Before Going to Press | 8h 29min ago

  • Smartphone vendors uninterested in Windows 10, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 8h 29min ago

  • E Ink and Netronix jointly invest in new development facilities

    Before Going to Press | 8h 30min ago

  • Inotera raises capex for 2015

    Before Going to Press | 8h 31min ago

  • China market: Meizu to start marketing fast mobile chargers

    Before Going to Press | 8h 31min ago

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