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  • Last update: Wednesday 11 February 2015 [817 news items]

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...

Taiwan component makers turn conservative about 2Q13

May 3, 15:36

Taiwan-based component makers, in view of stagnant growth in global demand for notebooks and desktops, have turned conservative about their business outlooks for the second quarter...

Apple reportedly stops placing Mac component orders

Apr 17, 22:26

Apple has reportedly stopped placing component orders for its Mac series products recently and related upstream suppliers so far have not yet received any word about when the US-based...

ODMs, component makers face labor shortages in western China

Apr 12, 12:04

Mainly because Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have been accelerating the process of shifting production to plants in Chongqing and Chengdu, in western China, the factories of ODMs and...

Taiwan handset component makers increasingly relying on other product lines

Apr 10, 15:17

Facing declining orders from Nokia and BlackBerry, Taiwan-based handset keypad makers Silitech Technology and Ichia Technologies have shifted their production focus from keypads to...

PC component shipments to enjoy 20-50% growth in 2H13

Apr 1, 23:00

PC supply chain shipments in the second half are expected to enjoy growth of at least 20% compared to the first half and may even reach 50% due to Intel's new Haswell-based processors...

Commentary: Labor shortages, rising wages in China push notebook component firms toward automation

Apr 1, 11:10

China continues to increase minimum wages but labor shortages along the coast continue sending the notebook supply chain moving inward to central China. The lack of labor is notebook...

Silitech 2012 net profits highest among handset component makers

Newswatch - Mar 29, 14:41

Handset component maker Silitech Technology led fellow companies Merry Electronics and Ichia Technologies with the highest profits of NT$857 million (US$28.62 million) in 2012, according...

IC distributor Wahlee sees panel demand pick up

Mar 29, 11:39

IC component and material distributor Wahlee Industrial expects demand coming from the FPD industry to pick up in 2013, according to company chairman Ray Chang.

IC demand for smartphones soaring in China

Mar 28, 21:54

IC component orders coming from China's smartphone market have risen substantially, according to sources in the supply chain, which estimated that monthly demand for smartphones sold...

Component distributor Lumax posts EPS of NT$5.67 for 2012

Mar 26, 21:59

Process control solution and electronic component distributor Lumax International has reported net profits of NT$673 million (US$22.57 million) or an EPS of NT$5.67 for 2012. The...

Most notebook component makers expect 5-10% sequential drops in 1Q13 revenues

Mar 20, 12:10

Due to weak global demand for notebooks, most Taiwan-based notebook component makers expect their revenues for the first quarter of 2013 to decrease sequentially by 5-10%. But their...

Amazon said to be considering taking back Kindle Fire purchasing rights

Mar 13, 22:30

Amazon reportedly plans to change its component purchasing strategy for Kindle Fire and will make all the decisions itself instead of relying on ODMs, according to sources from the...

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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

Most passive component makers see revenues drop over 20% sequentially in February

Mar 6, 22:05

Most passive component makers have seen their revenues drop over 20% sequentially in February, but sales performance of respective firms are expected to return to normal in March,...

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