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Commentary: Taiwan notebook ODMs may not see profitability improve in 2H15

Sep 17, 11:05

The top-four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs all saw their profits decline significantly in the second quarter of 2015, and it still remains unclear if they can turn around in the second...

Notebook players believe September shipments will decide 4Q15 performance

Sep 14, 21:39

Notebook ODMs have mostly seen their August revenues performing better than expected, but are rather cautious about their September shipment performance as it is a key indicator for...

Digitimes Research: Top notebook vendors and ODMs see over 10% on-month shipment growth in August

Sep 8, 14:06

The global top-5 Wintel notebook brand vendors' combined shipments grew 17% on month in August, but compared to the same month a year ago, the volume was down 14%. Meanwhile the top-3...

Xiaomi said to release notebook in 2016 with help from Inventec and Foxconn

Sep 1, 14:26

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi reportedly is planning to launch a notebook in 2016 and is currently developing the device jointly with its ODM partners Inventec and Foxconn...

Notebook component makers shift to server applications along with ODMs

Jul 31, 11:36

While notebook ODMs, such as Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics, have been expanding staff specifically for servers used in cloud computing data centers, their component suppliers,...

Commentary: China notebook ODMs set to ramp up shipments

Jul 28, 11:35

Although the production capability of China-based notebook ODMs is still too small to make a significant impact on their Taiwan-based counterparts, the notebook supply chain in China...

Taiwan supply chain makers expect ODM orders for Windows 10 smartphones

Jul 27, 19:59

Microsoft, having closed Nokia's factories and dismissed Nokia R&D staffs, is unlikely to invest much in own-brand Windows 10 smartphones and instead may partner with vendors...

Microsoft may increase smartphone outsourcing as it closes China plants

Jul 16, 10:21

Microsoft has closed its China-based handset manufacturing plants in Beijing and Dongguang, a move which will pave the way for the company to increase outsourcing of smartphones to...

Windows 10 unlikely to hike PC demand, say Taiwan ODMs

Jul 8, 14:53

Many Taiwan-based ODMs hold the opinion that Windows 10 will not be able to boost large-scale PC replacements and upgrades because a large proportion of consumers mainly use PCs for...

Quanta sees rising notebook shipments in May

Jun 10, 22:24

Quanta Computer's notebook shipments reached 3.4 million units in May, up 6.25% on month from 3.2 million units in April. Since Quanta's notebook shipments are estimated to grow 10%...

PC ODMs expect to obtain orders at losses in 2H15

Apr 16, 21:48

As vendors are conservative about global PC demand and have launched more inexpensive models, they will select ODMs with the lowest quotes to maintain thin profitability in the second...

Notebook ODMs partnering with IoT startups

Apr 13, 15:32

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have been accelerating their paces building partnerships with Internet of things (IoT) startup companies and are providing financial, production and technological...

Diode maker Eris 1Q15 revenues rise 5.15%

Apr 8, 21:21

Taiwan-based Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, saw its first-quarter revenues increase 5.15% compared with the same period in 2014.

Commentary: Automated production lines a priority for ODMs

Mar 27, 14:26

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has signed contracts with Korea-based SK C&C to establish a joint venture and apply SK C&C's IT services to Foxconn's automated...

Apple rumored entry-level iPhone 6C to be made by Wistron

Mar 26, 15:05

Apple is reportedly planning to unveil a new range of iPhones in the second half, and among the new smartphones, the 4-inch entry-level iPhone 6C is expected to be manufactured by...

Altek expects operations to bottom out in 1Q15

Mar 10, 20:27

Digital camera ODM Altek, viewing that its in-house-developed dual-lens solutions have been adopted by two smartphone vendors for launch in the second quarter of 2015, expects its...

PC shipments in 1Q15 may fall over 20%, say upstream suppliers

Mar 6, 15:08

PC shipments so far in the first quarter of 2015 have been short of expectations because many vendors are still clearing inventories and demand in Europe and emerging markets including...

Quanta Computer reportedly vying for server ODM orders from Dell

Feb 10, 20:21

Notebook ODM Quanta Computer has been competing for server ODM orders from Dell, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Samsung, LG outsource TV orders to ODMs to secure panel supply

Feb 10, 15:57

Korea-based vendors who have adopted a one-stop business model for their LCD TV business have recently placed some strategic orders with outside ODMs for 2015. Samsung Electronics...

Taiwan handset ODMs looking for more orders from regional brands

Jan 5, 14:12

Taiwan-based handset ODMs are stepping up efforts to solicit orders from regional brand vendors in India and Southeast Asia in order to keep their growth momentum, according to sources...

Wistron to make investment in telematics device maker

Dec 29, 11:10

Notebook ODM Wistron has decided to step into the telematics segment by committing investment in Taiwan-based Join-link International Technology, which focuses on production of car...

Compal plans to hike ODM prices by 5-15% to reflect wage hikes in China

Dec 26, 14:46

Taiwan-based notebook ODM Compal Electronics is negotiating an increase in ODM prices by 5-15% with clients, with the adjustment needed to reflect ongoing wage hikes in China and...

Ray Chen, Compal president

Compal reportedly to undertake ODM production of LCD TVs for LG

Dec 25, 11:05

Compal Electronics will obtain ODM orders for 1-2 million 32-, 60- and 70-inch LCD TVs from LG Electronics in 2015, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Taiwan notebook ODMs looking to expand medical electronics business

Dec 12, 12:03

In view of stagnant demand for notebooks, Taiwan-based notebook ODMs are turning to focus on strengthening their medical electronics business and are forming relationships with hospitals,...

Taiwan ODMs pushing into medical electronics industry

Asustek aims at 3rd-largest global notebook market share in 2015

Dec 3, 14:46

Asustek Computer aims to ship at least 22.1 million notebooks to have the third-largest global market share in 2015, with more than 30% of the shipments to be low-cost Transformer...

Taiwan handset ODMs to see orders fluctuate significantly in 2015

Dec 3, 10:52

Taiwan-based handset ODMs may see their orders from Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics fluctuate significantly in 2015 following the recent reshuffles of top management...

Notebook supply chain starts preparing 1Q15 orders to minimize impact of labor shortages

Nov 20, 14:14

With the notebook supply chain's labor shortages in the first quarter of 2015 expected to be a lot more serious than in previous years, some notebook brand vendors such as Dell have...

LG likely to increase ODM smartphone orders to Taiwan in 2015, say sources

Nov 17, 12:30

LG Electronics is expected to increase its ODM smartphone orders to Taiwan-based production partner, Arima Communications, to 3-4 million units in 2015 compared to slightly over one...

Inventec targeting 2015 business growth from non-notebook product lines

Nov 10, 11:21

Notebook ODM Inventec saw consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2014 decrease on quarter and on year mainly due to shrinking shipments of notebooks, and hopes that non-notebook...

Lenovo to launch low-cost Chromebook in early 2015

Nov 7, 14:27

Lenovo reportedly will launch Chromebook models targeting the sub-US$170 segment in early 2015, a move which will further drag down profits for notebook vendors, according to Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Quanta Computer is only Taiwan notebook ODM expected to see shipment growth in 2015

Nov 4, 20:53

Quanta Computer will ship 49.1 million notebooks in 2015, increasing on year by 7.8% and the only one among the five largest Taiwan-based notebook ODMs that will see sequential growth...

Commentary: China ODM services increasing as local vendors aim to cut costs and expand handset lineups

Oct 20, 16:21

Low-priced, high-specification handsets are continuing to be focus for handset vendors in China, with Xiaomi, Coolpad and Huawei Device expected to push segment in 2015 in order to...

Taiwan ODMs say little impact from HP split in short term

Oct 8, 15:29

Hewlett-Packard (HP) will split into two companies, HP Enterprise and HP Inc., but this will not cause a substantial change to its ODM orders in the short term. But if this is the...

Sony Mobile to focus on high-end smartphones, will decrease ODM orders, say Taiwan makers

Sep 22, 22:43

Sony Mobile Communications, in view of its unsatisfactory smartphone sales performance, has cut its smartphone business personnel by 15% and adjusted operational strategies by focusing...

LGD said to have sold joint venture to Compal

Sep 16, 12:09

LG Display has reportedly begun giving up its unprofitable joint ventures and has sold its stake in Lucom Display Technology, a joint venture with Compal Electronics, to the Taiwan-based...

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