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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...

HP fine-tunes new notebook orders to ODMs, say sources

Apr 18, 14:46

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has reportedly fine-tuned again the release of its new notebook orders, raising the ratios of orders to Compal Electronics and Wistron, while lowering the portions...

China-based Wanlida becomes third ODM of Intel Classmate PC, says report

Apr 18, 10:56

Wanlida (Malata), a China-based maker of PCs and consumer electronics, has unveiled a self-developed Intel Classmate PC, PC-A1007, becoming the third ODM in the supply chain for the...

Taiwan market: Fujitsu launches new Sandy Bridge notebooks

Mar 24, 01:05

Japan-based notebook vendor Fujitsu has launched several new Intel Sandy Bridge-based notebooks including 15.6-inch LifeBook AH531 and LH531, 17.3-inch LifeBook NH751 in Taiwan; although...

Smartphone vendors differ in outsourced production, say Taiwan makers

Mar 9, 10:42

Some smartphone vendors, such as Motorola, Sony Ericsson, LG Electronics, Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Acer usually release ODM orders for outsourced production, while others including...

Acer takes less than 2 weeks to restock Intel Sandy Bridge notebooks

Mar 3, 01:00

Acer took less than two weeks to re-produce notebooks with fixed Intel Sandy Bridge chipsets and ship them to retail channels worldwide; leading all other global brands, mainly due...

MSI steps into production of smart robot cleaners

Feb 24, 16:46

Micro-Star International (MSI) has stepped into the production of smart robot vacuum cleaners for ODM clients and sale under its own brand FunRobot, according to the company.

Pegatron and ASRock post mixed January revenues

Feb 11, 01:20

Pegatron Technology has posted revenues of NT$29.22 billion (US$1.01 billion) for January 2011, down 6.3% sequentially and 14% from a year earlier due to a decline in shipments of...

NEC-Lenovo PC joint venture unlikely to affect order status at Taiwan contract makers

Jan 28, 13:50

The Lenovo-NEC PC joint venture is unlikely to affect current order status at the two companies' PC contract makers in Taiwan, with Micro-Star International (MSI) in particular having...

Electronics contract manufacturing market growth slows in 2011, says HIS iSuppli

Jan 25, 17:09

Following a 33.4% increase in revenues in 2010, the global electronic contract manufacturing industry will experience slowing growth in 2011, with sales rising by only 8.5%, according...

Notebook vendors under pressure of increased costs

Jan 19, 16:03

Notebook vendors are under the pressure of possibly increased costs for key components and ODM prices. Panel prices may rise in the second quarter of 2011 and Japan-based Elpida Memory...

Compal Communications to undertake ODM production of ARM tablet PCs

Jan 18, 01:05

Compal Communications (Compal Comm), a Taiwan-based ODM maker of handsets, will begin shipments of ARM-architecture tablet PCs to ODM clients in the first half of 2011, according...

Compal aims to ship 3.8 million tablet PCs in 2011

Jan 17, 12:12

Compal Electronics expects to ship 3.8 million tablet PCs in 2011, the largest volume among ODM makers, according to company president and CEO Ray Chen.

LCD TV brands lower production in 1Q11, but OEMs, ODMs increase shipments, says DisplaySearch

Jan 12, 15:02

The LCD TV industry looked forward to reduced inventories as a result of strong sales in the fourth quarter of 2010, and based on that, had started to plan for a strong 2011. However,...

ODM notebook makers developing tablet PCs with thermal modules or fans

Dec 24, 01:20

ODM notebook makers including Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics are reportedly developing tablet PCs that will include thermal modules or PC fans in order to meet market demand,...

FIC trims notebook manpower

Dec 22, 01:45

First International Computer (FIC), a second-tier Taiwan-based ODM of PCs and consumer electronics, has downsized its notebook business group personnel by nearly 100 employees to...

China market: Lenovo may increase local ODM production of laser printers

Dec 20, 10:50

Lenovo has become the third largest supplier of own-brand A4 laser printers in the China market next to Hewlett-Packard and Canon, and may shift ODM orders from Japan-based makers...

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