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Motorola to outsource all sub-US$350 smartphones in 2012, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 14, 12:21

Motorola Mobility will subcontract all of its orders for entry-level and mid-range smartphones with a price tag of below US$300-350 to handset ODMs in 2012, with Foxconn International...

Japan-based vendors become source of orders for Taiwan-based handset makers

Dec 6, 01:20

Japan-based vendors, including Sony Ericsson, Fujitsu Toshiba, NEC, Sharp and Panasonic, have become a main source of ODM orders for handsets, mainly 3G smartphones, for Taiwan-based...

Cloud computing player Wyse acquisition of Trellia to benefit Inventec

Nov 24, 01:00

Cloud client computing solution player Wyse Technology's recent acquisition of cloud computing infrastructure management player Trellia is expected to benefit its major ODM partner...

Taiwan digital camera shipments to decrease due to Thailand flooding

Nov 22, 10:01

Japan-based Nidec Copal has temporarily stopped production of shutters, lens kits and precision motors used in digital cameras at its factory in Thailand due to the impact of flooding...

Hard drive prices in retail channels may start dropping in December

Nov 17, 01:25

Several channel retailers are already preparing to dump their hard drive inventory, which was piled up due to concerns over potential shortages, in December as the imbalance between...

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...

Foxconn to land more ODM TV orders from Sony in 2012; to compete with TPV for top-ranking

Nov 16, 15:02

The ranking of Taiwan-based LCD TV ODMs may undergo a major shift in 2012 due to increased outsourcing from Sony as well as Sony's switching part of its orders from Wistron to Foxconn...

MacBook shipments to remain stable in 4Q11

Nov 15, 01:30

Despite rumors about Apple perhaps reducing its shipment forecast for the fourth quarter spreading around in the IT market due to the company's chassis supplier Catcher Technology...

ODM PC supply may be 10% short in December 2011, 1Q12 due to HDD shortages, say PC vendors

Nov 7, 11:17

The global ODM supply of PCs, due to short supply of hard disk drives (HDDs) arising from the flooding in Thailand, may be short of demand by 10% in December 2011 and the first quarter...

Quanta lands increased 2012 ODM orders for notebooks from Acer

Nov 7, 11:14

Taiwan-based Quanta Computer has obtained ODM orders for 9-10 million notebooks to be shipped in 2012 from Acer, more than double the order volume in 2011, according to Taiwan-based...

PC ODMs may be forced to stop production due to HDD shortages

Nov 4, 15:31

Some PC ODMs may be forced to stop production beginning November due to hard disk drive (HDD) shortages, according to industry sources. Global HDD supply in the fourth quarter is...

New Windows verification process creates controversy between ODM and brand vendors

Oct 25, 01:00

Microsoft's new verification system for Windows 8 - OA 3.0 - which will add complications toward the upstream ODM's production lines and relatively generate significant extra cost,...

Branded notebook vendors cutting orders by 5-10% for 4Q11

Oct 14, 01:10

With the exception of Apple and Lenovo, other branded notebook vendors are reportedly cutting their orders to ODMs by 5-10% for the fourth quarter of 2011 after combined shipments...

Taiwan share of global LCD TV outsourcing on the decline due to competition from China

Oct 7, 10:39

Global production outsourcing of LCD TVs in 2011 is forecast at 68 million units and Taiwan-based ODM/OEMs will turn out 52.5 million units for a share of 77.2%, lower than 84.3%...

Demand from vendors for new manufacturing process affecting notebook ODM profits

Oct 6, 01:25

Notebook brand vendors such as Asustek Computer, Acer and Lenovo, which originally outsourced the assembly of their ultrabook panels and panel-bezels to their notebook ODM partners,...

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...

Pegatron poised to compete for ultrabook ODM orders

Sep 21, 16:11

While many Taiwan-based ODMs are conservative about the prospects of ultrabooks, Pegatron Technology thinks they are worth investment and has prepared to compete for more ODM orders...

PC ODMs to increase R&D expenses to develop multi-platform products in 2012

Sep 16, 01:10

PC ODMs are likely to be required to increase their R&D expenses substantially in 2012 to cope with demand from branded PC vendors, including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer, Dell...

ODM orders for business-use networking equipment to Taiwan on the rise, say Accton president

Sep 9, 13:51

International vendors have released increasing ODM orders for business-use networking/communication equipment to Taiwan-based makers, according to Samuel Chang president of Accton...

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,...

Kodak 1H11 ODM orders to Taiwan digital camera makers down 8% on year

Jul 22, 10:29

Taiwan-based ODMs Altek and Asia Optical received orders for 37.4 million digital cameras from Eastman Kodak during the first half of 2011, decreasing 8% on year, according to industry...

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...

Notebook vendors take back chassis purchasing rights from ODMs

Jul 4, 16:49

Global first-tier notebook vendors Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer, Dell and Asustek Computer have all recently retrieved back their purchasing rights for notebook chassis from their notebook...

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...

ODM prices for entry-level digital cameras may fall to below US$30

Jun 17, 15:11

As international digital camera vendors continue to lower retail prices to increase or maintain global market shares, they have asked Taiwan-based partners to reduce ODM quotes and...

Handset vendors and ODMs switching focus back to 4- to 5-inch high-end smartphones

Jun 17, 01:25

Branded handset vendors as well as ODM/OEM handset makers, who have ventured into the tablet PC segment, have recently switched their focus back to the development of 4- to 5-inch...

Notebook ODMs becoming conservative over 2H11 outlook

Jun 17, 01:20

Notebook ODMs including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron have become more conservative about the business outlook for the second half of 2011 due to drastically changing...

Taiwan handset ODMs facing brain drain

Jun 14, 13:34

Many Taiwan-based handset ODM are currently facing the problem of brain drain as a number of major players including HTC, MediaTek and first-tier PC ODMs have offered comparatively...

PC ODMs expect to gain share from first-tier server vendors, while vendors take the opposite view

Jun 14, 01:10

As cloud computing becoming a great business opportunity to server players, sources from PC ODMs believe that the server market, which is currently dominated by first-tier players...

Second EMS firm may withdraw from ODM production of notebooks, says Compal president

Jun 3, 11:19

While Singapore-based electronic manufacturing service (EMS) provider Flextronics International has decided to quit ODM/OEM production of notebooks, a second EMS provider may also...

ODM makers not benefiting from growing demand for smartphones, say Taiwan makers

May 24, 01:35

Global demand for smartphones is growing fast, with main international vendors Nokia, Samsung Electronics and Taiwan-based HTC have mostly relied on in-house production capacities,...

HP 2012 main ordering returns to ODM makers, say Taiwan makers

May 16, 11:15

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has sent RFQ (request for quotation) notices to potential makers for its notebooks to be launched in 2012 and is negotiating orders, with main placement of orders...

Contract makers face stagnant growth in handsets, IHS iSuppli says

May 12, 10:48

The impact of the recession combined with rising sales of smartphones will deal a setback to contract manufacturers in the global handset market, limiting the companies to less than...

Foxconn to upgrade production of Sony LCD TVs from joint-design EMS to ODM

Apr 26, 01:30

Taiwan-based Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reshuffled its R&D staff to prepare for production of Sony's LCD TVs to be launched in the US market in the second half of...

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