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Order visibility from BlackBerry extends to 2-3 quarters, say suppliers

Jun 17, 11:42

Order visibility from BlackBerry has been extended to 2-3 quarters compared to a mere one quarter previously as the Canada-based smartphone vendor plans to release 3-4 new models...

Wistron to step into medical inspection instruments

Jun 17, 10:33

Wistron will step into production of non-invasive medical examination instruments by establishing a medical business group by the end of 2013 as well as investing in or acquiring...

Notebook ODMs bracing for price war

Jun 13, 12:23

Notebook brand vendors have recently started the request-for-quotation (RFQ) process for 2014 orders. But because of the notebook industry's weak shipments and Lenovo increasing in-house...

Notebook ODMs see mixed revenue performance in May

Jun 11, 14:07

Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have announced their revenues for May 2013 with Quanta achieving NT$61.08 billion (US$2.04 billion), down 0.5% on month and...

Wistron expected to become largest ODM for BlackBerry in 2013

May 14, 19:58

Wistron has taken over BlackBerry's R&D staff of about 100 members based in Chicago and is expected to undertake production of 50-60% of the vendor's smartphones launched in 2013,...

Inventec acquires orders from new server clients for 2H13

May 13, 21:36

Inventec at its investor meeting on May 13 revealed that the company has acquired server orders from a new client for the second half and though Inventec refused to name the client,...

Wistron posts 1Q13 net EPS of NT$0.74

Stockwatch - May 13, 16:24

Wistron recorded net EPS of NT$0.74 for first-quarter 2013, according to the company. The Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily News (EDN) reported that Sharp...

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

Notebook ODMs to see mixed declines in April shipments

Apr 22, 22:09

Notebook ODMs are expected to see on-month shipment declines in April with Compal Electronics and Wistron dropping about 10%. Meanwhile, Quanta and Pegatron will only see single-digit...

Taiwan ODM factories in western China unaffected by earthquake

Apr 22, 10:39

Four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, have indicated that their factories in Chongqing and Chengdu, western China, were not affected...

Wistron reports rising March revenues

Apr 9, 14:30

Notebook ODM firm Wistron saw March consolidated revenues reach NT$60.88 billion (US$2.02 billion), showing a sequential increase of 37.07% and an on-year increase of 11.18%. The...

Commentary: Labor shortages, rising wages in China push notebook component firms toward automation

Apr 1, 11:10

China continues to increase minimum wages but labor shortages along the coast continue sending the notebook supply chain moving inward to central China. The lack of labor is notebook...

Wistron, Inventec post profits for 2012

Mar 27, 12:19

Wistron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$657.84 billion (US$22.26 billion), gross margin of 4.85%, net operating profit of NT$8.22 billion, net profit of NT$6.67 billion,...

Quanta, Compal, Wistron expected to see sequential growth in March notebook shipments

Mar 21, 18:48

Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron saw their notebook shipments in February significantly decrease on month due to fewer working days arising from the Lunar New Year...

Wistron ITS becomes sales agent for Japan-based TIS, Qualica

Mar 19, 21:22

Wistron Information Technology & Services (Wistron ITS), a business-use software developer belonging to the Wistron Group, on March 19 signed with Japan-based IT system integration...

Acer to adopt recycled materials in products

Mar 11, 22:45

Acer will cooperate with Wistron to adopt recycled materials such as plastic into their products and the company also plans to cut its carbon emissions by 30% by 2015 and 60% by 20...

Compal, Wistron, Inventec see February revenues decrease

Mar 11, 10:16

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec saw February consolidated revenues of NT$45.286 billion (US$1.52 billion), down 20.80% on month and 22.24% on year,...

Competition over entry-level tablets may hurt ODMs

Feb 26, 14:25

As Compal Electronics and Wistron are competing aggressively over orders for Acer's upcoming 8- and 10-inch entry-level tablet devices, sources from the upstream supply chain are...

Taiwan PC industry at a critical moment: An interview with Wistron chairman

Feb 22, 11:16

As the PC Industry is having trouble achieving growth, transformation has become a new trend among the industry players, Wistron chairman Simon Lin has told Digitimes in a recent...

Simon Lin, Wistron chairman

Compal, Inventec, Wistron January revenues up on year

Feb 18, 10:31

Taiwan-based ODMs Compal Electronics, Inventec and Wistron had consolidated revenues for January growing on year by 30.34%, 5.94% and 2.85% respectively, according to the companies...

Wistron to lower notebook revenue contribution to below 40% by 2015, says chairman

Feb 6, 22:20

Wistron will gradually shift its focus from notebook to non-notebook businesses with its after-sales service business starting to see rapid growth in 2013, and its IT product recycling...

eTurboTouch and Wistron to jointly develop touch screen technology

Feb 4, 16:01

Taiwan-based eTurboTouch Technology will reportedly supply large-size projected capacitive touch screen technology to Wistron, according to industry sources.

Competition between ODMs over server-related products heats up

Jan 28, 16:03

Competition over server-related products between Taiwan-based ODMs has started heating up as Quanta Computer and Wistron continue to land server orders directly from large web players...

Notebook component makers striving for orders from Samsung

Jan 23, 20:57

Several notebook component makers have recently started trying to land orders from Samsung Electronics, and are making the entrance to Samsung's supply chain their priority for 2013,...

Wistron unlikely to buy Sharp TV plant in Malaysia, says sources

Jan 18, 14:34

Wistron is unlikely to buy Sharp's TV assembly plant in Malaysia as speculated although Sharp is currently an ODM client for the Taiwan-based company, according to industry watcher...

Wiwynn unveils storage server system at fourth Open Compute Summit, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 18, 11:28

Wistron's wholly-own subsidiary Wiwynn, which provides hardware and system integration services for cloud computing applications, unveiled a storage server system equipped with Intel...

Wistron sees December revenues decrease

Jan 8, 19:57

Wistron on January 8 reported consolidated revenues of NT$55.409 billion (US$1.9 billion) for December 2012, slipping 4.25% on month and 16.38% on year. Revenues for 2012 were NT$657.830...

ODMs reportedly to receive storage product orders from Facebook

Jan 2, 20:36

Facebook reportedly plans to outsource new storage product orders to Taiwan-based ODMs with both Quanta Computer and Wistron having a chance to land the orders, according to sources...

Wistron aims to boost non-notebook business contribution

Dec 24, 22:45

Wistron is set to increase its investments by US$87 million on non-notebook businesses including after-sales service, small- to medium-size panels and smartphones, aiming to raise...

Acer to host supply chain conference in January 2013

Dec 24, 22:34

Acer is set to host a supply chain conference on January 17, 2013 with its upstream partners including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Pegatron Technology, to all...

Acer to host a supply chain conference in January 2013

RIM optimistic about BlackBerry 10 orders

Dec 22, 15:11

Smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) plans to introduce BlackBerry 10 to expand market share. According to Thorsten Heins, president and CEO of RIM, there have been some 150...

Acer, Wistron to cooperate to set up notebook factory in Brazil, say Taiwan makers

Dec 20, 20:22

Acer an Wistron will cooperate to establish a factory in Brazil to assemble 14-inch notebooks, with Wistron to operate the factory and volume production to begin in May 2013, according...

Compal to enter server ODM business in 2013

Dec 17, 21:41

Compal Electronics reportedly plans to enter server the ODM business in 2013 and will establish a new department to handle all related services and sales, according to sources from...

Commentary: Foxconn to continue to dominate tablet OEM business in 2013

Dec 17, 14:13

Demand for tablets is expected to grow. In 2012, total demand in the market was 120-130 units. Market observers believe in 2013, demand will expand to 180 units and in particular,...

Quanta, Wistron become white-box server suppliers for Baidu, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 17, 11:57

Tawian-based notebook ODMs Quanta Computer and Wistron have won white-box server orders from Baidu, the largest search engine in China, through cooperation with China-based partners,...

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    Lenovo IdeaPad Y560D 3D notebook

    Lenovo has recently announced a 3D notebook, the IdeaPad Y560D, which is equipped with a 15.6-inch screen, Intel Core i7 processor and an ATI Radeon HD 5730 graphics card at a price...

    Photo: Company, Jun 23.

  • Simon+Lin%2C+chairman+of+Wistron

    Simon Lin, chairman of Wistron

    Wistron is expected to outpace other notebook vendors in Taiwan and record earnings per share (EPS) of more than NT$1 for the first half of this year

    Photo: David Tzeng, DigiTimes, Jun 10.

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