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Rohm reportedly places backend orders with Taiwan firms

Dec 29, 15:02

Rohm has released orders to ChipMOS Technologies and other Taiwan-based mid-scale packaging and testing firms over the last two months to avoid supply-chain disruptions caused by...

HDD vendors reportedly requiring PC makers to sign long-term supply contracts

Dec 28, 14:55

Major hard disk drive (HDD) vendors reportedly have asked branded PC vendors to sign one-year buying contracts for HDDs at specified prices and volumes as the supply of HDDs has remained...

APCB, Chin-Poon to resume operations in Thailand

Dec 20, 15:27

Taiwan-based PCB makers Advanced Printed Circuit Board (APCB) and Chin-Poon Industrial have both said that operations in Thailand, which have been halted since October due to flooding...

Asustek outsources motherboard orders to Cal-Comp Electronics

Dec 20, 01:10

Asustek Computer has recently added Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics, an affiliate of Compal Electronics, as its motherboard manufacturing partner and is expected to outsource 5-6...

Lite-On IT November revenues down

Dec 12, 10:57

Lite-On IT, which makes optical disc drives (ODDs), had November consolidated revenues of NT$4.46 billion (US$148 million), decreasing 17.3% on month, according to the company.

Thailand flood spurs nearly 4 million-unit shortfall in PC shipments in 1Q12, says IHS

Dec 9, 16:35

Hard disk drive (HDD) shortages triggered by the Thailand floods will result in a 3.8 million-unit shortfall in PC shipments in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the previous...

STATS ChipPAC says Thailand factory to resume partial operations in 1Q12

Dec 8, 01:15

STATS ChipPac's operations in Thailand, which have been stopped since October 17 due to recent flooding in the country, are expected to resume partially in the first quarter of 2012,...

Nippon Mektron sees partial recovery from Thailand flooding

Dec 2, 01:20

Nippon Mektron has announced that halted operations in Thailand have resumed partially, and expects to restore full production and shipments at the facilities located in the flood-hit...

Sigurd 4Q11 sales to drop 5-10%

Dec 2, 01:10

IC testing specialist Sigurd Microelectronics expects to post on-month drops in both November and December revenues. Sales are being affected by supply-chain disruptions caused by...

More Taiwan chip-resistor firms grab orders from Rohm

Dec 1, 12:12

Following reports that Ralec Electronic and Ta-I Technology grabbed contract orders for chip resistors from Rohm Semiconductor, fellow Taiwan-based firms Cyntec and Yageo reportedly...

PC vendors hike prices to reflect adoption of larger capacity HDDs

Nov 30, 14:03

To cope with hard disk drive (HDD) shortages due to flooding in Thailand, HDD vendors have devoted more production to high-capacity and higher-profitability models, forcing PC vendors...

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...

Second wave of ultrabook launches to take place at CES 2012

Nov 22, 01:35

Notebook brand vendors that have not yet released ultrabooks but plan to do so soon, such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Samsung Electronics and Dell, as well as players that have already...

Toshiba puts on hold sale of Malaysian operation

Nov 17, 15:41

Toshiba and Amkor Technology have both agreed to postpone discussions regarding the previously-announced proposed acquisition by Amkor of Toshiba's semiconductor assembly operations...

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...

Foxconn announces growth in 3Q11; may face challenges in 4Q11

Nov 15, 14:26

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$863.29 billion (US$28.58 billion) for the third quarter, up 9.8% sequentially; however,...

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...

Shipment forecast for HDD and PC lowered because of Thailand floods, says IDC

Nov 11, 15:21

Widespread flooding is bringing unprecedented devastation to the people and economy of Thailand. With operations disrupted at more than a dozen hard disk drive (HDD) factories, damage...

Tripod conservative about 4Q11 outlook

Nov 8, 11:50

PCB supplier Tripod Technology has expressed caution about the company's business outlook for the rest of 2011, citing supply chain disruptions caused by Thailand's floods.

HDD supply gap to narrow as Nidec resumes some production

Nov 8, 01:50

Japan-based hard disc drive (HDD) motor supplier Nidec, which contributes close to 75% of the global HDD motor shipments, has announced its Ayutthaya plants in Thailand have already...

Taiwan market: Thailand floods affect sales of digital camera vendors

Nov 8, 01:45

Digital camera players Nikon, Sony and Canon, impacted by the floods in Thailand, will see their sales performance in Taiwan being impacted.

PC vendors search for HDDs in gray markets due to shortages

Nov 4, 16:44

Because of the increasing global shortage of hard disk drives arising from the flooding in Thailand, PC vendors have searched HDDs available for sale in gray markets, causing hikes...

Taiwan companies likely to obtain orders from Japan-based connector makers due to Thailand flooding

Nov 4, 15:59

As factories in Thailand setup by Japan-based makers of electronic connectors, including JST Manufacturing and Yazaki, have had production impacted by flooding, these makers may release...

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...

PCB maker Apex Circuit positive about 4Q11 outlook

Nov 3, 16:50

Apex Circuit International, a Thailand-based PCB maker established by entrepreneurs from Taiwan, expects fourth-quarter revenues to enjoy similar sequential growth seen in the third...

Min Aik October revenues drop due to Thailand flooding

Stockwatch - Nov 3, 11:20

Min Aik Technology, which makes hard disk drive (HDD) components, has reported consolidated revenues of NT$557 million (US$18.4 million) for October, dropping 51.38% sequentially...

Western Digital and Samsung will not supply hard drives to Taiwan channels in November

Nov 3, 01:10

As floods in Thailand have seriously impacted the hard drive supply chain, Western Digital recently notified its distributors in Taiwan that the company will not distribute any hard...

Taiwan market: Retail channels rest hope on Seagate for supply of HDDs

Nov 2, 16:25

As Western Digital (WD) has given priority to PC vendors for supply of its hard disk drives (HDDs) due to shortages arising from flooding in Thailand, retail channels in the Taiwan...

Global HDD shortages to peak in 1Q12

Nov 2, 16:00

Hard disk drive shortages are expected to peak in the first quarter of 2012, and the global supply chain will resume normal production the following quarter at the earliest, according...

Lite-On reports impressive 3Q11 profits

Nov 1, 16:37

Lite-On Technology has reported third-quarter revenues of NT$31.24 billion (US$1 billion), a 3.5% on-quarter increase. Net profits were NT$258 million, an on-quarter increase of 51.4%...

Thailand flood exerts broad impact on electronics supply chain, says IHS iSuppli

Nov 1, 14:43

The flooding in Thailand is affecting the production of several key end products, electronic parts and subsystems, most notably automobiles, car components, cameras, analog and discrete...

Digitimes Research: Thailand flood to create 12% HDD supply gap in 4Q11 and may enlarge in 1Q12

Nov 1, 14:00

According to Digitimes Research senior analyst Joanne Chien, most hard drive and related key component makers are currently unable to fully control their plants that were affected...

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Compal sees decline in 3Q11 revenues

Nov 1, 10:15

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$172.81 billion (US$5.77 billion) for the third quarter, down 2% sequentially and 19% on year. The company has recently...

Compal president Ray Chen

Acer expects 4Q11 notebook shipments to slip 5-10% due to HDD shortages

Oct 31, 11:35

Acer originally expected its notebook shipments to remain flat in the fourth quarter of 2011, or rise by up to 5% from the preceding quarter, but now has lowered the fourth-quarter...

Thailand floods to affect NAND flash spot market, says inSpectrum

Oct 28, 16:52

NAND flash spot market pricing might be stimulated by the recent floods in Thailand over the short term, according to inSpectrum.

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