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Small- to medium-size China smartphone component makers under pressure of being forced out in 2H14

Jul 25, 10:35

Due to oversupply of smartphone components and price-cut pressure from China-based smartphone vendors, many small- to medium-size China-based smartphone component makers are likely...

Nokia puts in handset component orders to supply chains

May 12, 14:14

Supply chains including panel makers Japan Display, Innolux, Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) as well as touch panel makers Wintek and GIS are seeing increased orders from Nokia for handset...

Makers in handset supply chain to post flat performance in 1Q14

Jan 22, 21:59

Makers in the handset supply chain are set to post flat performance in the first quarter of 2014 as pull-in orders from ODMs and brand vendors are unlikely to come until March, according...

Acer wins support from Taiwan-based component makers

Dec 18, 11:53

While Acer is in a critical period of restructuring, Taiwan-based component makers have extended their help by offering preferable or discount prices for Acer notebooks and tablets...

BlackBerry stepping up purchases of parts and components, say Taiwan makers

May 31, 11:04

BlackBerry has recently stepped up its purchases of parts and components, including small-size LCD panels, from suppliers in Taiwan thanks to strong sales of BlackBerry 10 devices,...

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...

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...

HTC switching smartphone component orders from Samsung to other suppliers

Oct 9, 12:14

HTC has reduced its purchases of smartphone components from Samsung Electronics, switching its orders for CMOS image sensors from the Korea-based supplier to OmniVision and Sony,...

Compeq sees handset PCB orders extend to November

Sep 25, 01:35

PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing has seen the backlog of its handset boards extend to November, allowing the company to operate at full capacity in the fourth quarter of 2012, according...

Liteonmobile expects to return to profitability in 4Q12

Aug 15, 14:27

Liteonmobile, a subsidiary of the Lite-On Group, is expected to see third-quarter 2012 revenues be lower than the second quarter. Nevertheless, the firm expects to add a new mobile...

Samsung estimates ASP based on yield rates for Taiwan handset component makers

Aug 3, 14:40

Samsung Electronics is very familiar with manufacturing processes for handset components and thus for orders released to Taiwan-based makers, usually estimates ASPs based on its expected...

Silitech looks to strong sales in 3Q12

Jun 21, 14:40

Handset keypad maker Silitech Technology is expected to see its revenues climb substantially in the third quarter of 2012, buoyed by orders from Samsung Electronics and other clients,...

Branded handset vendors cutting orders to component suppliers, say sources

Jun 21, 10:57

A number of branded handset vendors, including Nokia, Motorola Mobility, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, RIM, HTC, Huawei Device and ZTE, have reduced...

Silitech steps into aluminum-magnesium handset parts

Mar 7, 01:00

Silitech Technology has extended its production from handset keyboards to aluminum-magnesium alloy structural parts and plans to apply the product to tablet PCs in the second half...

Taiwan handset component makers expect small increase in orders from LGE in 2012

Dec 23, 10:14

Taiwan-based handset component makers expect orders from LG Electronics (LGE) in 2012 to grow at a pace lower than the projected growth rates for orders from Nokia and Motorola, according...

Handset component makers operating at full capacity at China factories, say sources

Dec 16, 14:22

Most factories operated by Taiwan-based handset component makers in China are currently operating at full capacities due to increasing orders from branded handset vendors including...

Motorola increasing orders to Taiwan production partners, say sources

Dec 6, 15:00

Motorola Mobility has been strengthening its ties with Taiwan-based handset ODMs and parts and components suppliers with procurements from those production partners to increase 10%...

Ichia Technologies September revenues highest so far in 2011

Oct 5, 15:25

Handset keyboard and flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$894 million (US$29.14 million) for September, the highest monthly figure so far...

Taiwan handset component makers striving to cut in supply chains of HTC and China-based vendors

Sep 28, 01:10

Handset component makers, including Silitech Technology, Merry Electronics and Ichia Technologies, have been making efforts to shift from the supply chain of Nokia to those of HTC...

Handset component makers to benefit from new HTC phones with accessories

Sep 22, 14:15

HTC's launch of its new smartphone, the HTC Rhyme, with an array of accessories such as mobile chargers, headsets, headphones, sensors and car speakers, will benefit handset component...

HTC unveils HTC Rhyme in New York

Sep 21, 13:43

HTC has unveiled its new Android-based smartphone, the HTC Rhyme, in New York. The new model will be available soon in the US exclusively from Verizon Wireless and across Europe,...

HTC Rhyme

Handset keypad maker Silitech to post 30% on-quarter growth in 3Q11 revenues

Aug 5, 13:59

Handset keypad maker Silitech Technology is expected to see its revenues expand by over 30% sequentially in the third quarter thanks to the launch of a series of new smartphones from...

Mold maker Nishoku expected to debut on TSE in 3Q11

Jun 17, 01:30

Plastic injection mold maker Nishoku Technology has received approval to list on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) which allows the company to debut on the local market in the third...

Ichia revenues up in May, postponing FPCB capacity ramp plan

Jun 7, 15:10

Flexible PCB and handset keypad maker Ichia Technologies has posted revenues of NT$613 million (US$21.4 million) for May 2011, an increase of 15.2% from April. Accumulated revenues...

Ichia sees single-digit growth in 2Q11 sales

May 6, 11:38

Handset component maker Ichia Technology has announced that consolidated revenues for April 2011 declined almost 19% sequentially to NT$532 million (US$15.6 million), citing a slowdown...

Japan-based material suppliers stop taking orders, shipments due to earthquake, say handset component makers

Mar 16, 01:45

Japan-based suppliers of key materials used to make handset components, including BT resin, rolled copper foil and ACF (anisotropic conductive film) have temporarily stopped taking...

Handset component makers post mixed February results

Mar 8, 16:36

Handset component makers have released their February 2011 revenues. Silitech Technology saw revenues remain above the NT$1 billion (US$34 million) mark, but Ichia Technology and...

Apple adds Taiwan suppliers for iPhone 5, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 21, 16:03

Apple has added Foxconn Electronics, Foxlink, Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE) and Epistar as component suppliers for the iPhone 5 smartphone, scheduled for launch during summer at...

Kinsus to reportedly supply IC substrates for iPhone 5, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 14, 11:26

Kinsus Interconnect Technology could break into the supply chain of Apple's iPhone 5 as the new smartphone will adopt Qualcomm's baseband chipsets, which use Kinsus IC substrates,...

Taiwan component makers bullish on RIM orders in 2011

Jan 13, 11:43

Taiwan-based component makers expects Canada-based Research in Motion (RIM) to increase procurement orders in 2011 thanks to strong sales of the Blackberry smartphones and increase...

Merry Electronics to set up subsidiary in northern China

Dec 27, 09:48

Merry Electronics, which makes handset components and hand-free headphones, will invest US$3 million to set up a subsidiary, Merry Electronics (Beijing), in northern China mainly...

Taiwan handset and component makers looking to slight sequential revenue declines for 1Q11

Dec 24, 01:50

Taiwan-based handset ODMs and handset component suppliers are generally positive about demand, especially for smartphones, in the first quarter of 2011 expecting revenues to drop...

Taiwan handset component makers not significantly affected by depreciation of US dollar

Oct 20, 14:48

Most Taiwan-based component and handset makers, including Merry Electronics, Ichia Technologies and Arima Communications, indicated that the depreciation of the US dollar against...

Ichia improves 3Q10 gross margin to 12%

Oct 19, 14:21

Handset keypad and flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Ichia Technologies saw its gross margin reach 12% in the third quarter of 2010 bringing the margin for the first three quarters of the...

SZS sees metal injection molding production line fully-loaded

Sep 30, 14:21

Notebook hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) has seen its metal injection molding (MIM) production line capacity fully-loaded for September and has used about 50% of the capacity for...

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    Shipments of Taiwan handsets rebounded in the second quarter of 2009 after two quarters of sequential declines, as clients started replenishing their inventories. But second-quarter...

  • Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2009

    Taiwan saw its biggest handset shipment decline ever in the first quarter of 2009 because of significant drops in orders from major clients Motorola and Sony Ericsson.

  • Taiwan handsets – 4Q 2008

    Taiwan shipped 22.7 million handsets in the fourth quarter of 2008, down 18.6% sequentially and 34.5% from the same period one year earlier.

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