Foxconn to build airborne logistic hub in Zhengzhou
Nov 21, 15:37
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will sign agreements with Administration Commission of Zhengzhou Airport Economic Comprehensive Experimental Area in China by the end of 2014 to establish an airborne logistic hub 2km east of the airport.
VIA stock demoted in TSE; expects strong performance in 4Q14
Nov 21, 15:11
VIA Technologies has recently been demoted to become a full-cash delivery stock by the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) because its stock's net asset value dropped below NT$5 (US$0.16) in the third quarter. Commenting on the incident, special assistant to the president, Timothy Chen pointed out that the...
Commentary: Xiaomi facing challenge to sustain growth
Nov 21, 12:41
China-based Xiaomi Technology, a smartphone startup of a little over four years, has risen as a technology company with a full range of product lines that has expanded vertically to include tablets, smart TVs, smart routers, smart wearable devices and even parts and components.
Samsung Electro-Mechanics looking to form deeper connection with China market
Nov 19, 21:40
Samsung Electro-Mechanics, a component affiliate of the Samsung Group, is looking to have deeper communication and interaction with the China market as demand from the country is growing rapidly, according to an executive of the company's branch in Shenzhen, China, at the China Hi Tech Fair Elexcon...
Hiwin to set up factory in eastern China
Nov 18, 15:33
Hiwin Technologies, which makes components of precision mechanical transmission systems, will expand its production capacity by setting up a factory in Suzhou, eastern China, with construction to begin in June 2015, according to company chairman Eric Chou.
Keypad makers shifting production for non-handset applications
Nov 18, 14:11
Taiwan-based handset keypad makers Ichia Technologies and Silitech Technology are shifting the focus of their production to non-keypad products or products not for handset applications, affected by the rise of smartphones, according to industry sources.
Chicony nets NT$1.53 per share for 3Q14
Nov 17, 21:48
PC peripheral maker Chicony Electronics recorded consolidated revenues of NT$19.997 billion (US$660 million), gross margin of 16.39%, net operating profit of NT$1.247 billion, net profit of NT$1.201 billion and net earnings per share (EPS) of NT$1.53, according to the company.
Altek sees increased 3Q14 gross margin
Nov 17, 10:55
Digital camera ODM Altek saw gross margin of 10.71% for the third quarter of 2014 increase on quarter by 0.32pp and on year by 5.11pp mainly due to an adjustment in product mix, the company said at a November 14 investors conference.
Foxconn posts 3Q14 net EPS of NT$2.30
Stockwatch - Nov 14, 14:05
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on November 13 released its financial report for the third quarter of 2014, recording consolidated revenues of NT$950.49 billion (US$31.37 billion), gross margin of 7.1%, net operating profit of NT$31.37 billion, net profit of NT$34.62 billion and net...
Simplo expects strong 2015
Nov 14, 11:07
Seeing a better-than-expected third quarter, Simplo Technology expects its EPS to reach around NT$11 (US$0.36) in 2014, while sales in 2015 will perform stronger than in 2014 and the company will continue to achieve EPS at around NT$10.
Primax 3Q14 net profit hits record
Nov 13, 10:57
PC peripheral and CCM (compact camera module) maker Primax Electronics generated the company's record quarterly net profit of NT$497 million (US$16.4 million) for third-quarter 2014, it disclosed a November 12 investors conference.
Foxconn sees over 10% sequential revenue growth in October
Nov 11, 16:16
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$469 billion (US$15.35 billion) for October, up 12.89% on month and 22.58% on year, mainly thanks to its strong consumer electronics shipments, while its PC and communication products also achieved steady on-month...
Lite-On Technology October revenues down on month, up on year
Nov 10, 21:34
EMS provider Lite-On Technology on November 10 reported consolidated revenues of NT$19.688 billion (US$649 million) for October, falling on month by 3.08% but rising on year by 1.23%, and sales of NT$ 190.232 billion for January-October, growing on year by 9.94%.
Simplo, Dynapack reportedly to supply batteries for Microsoft products
Nov 10, 21:32
Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology and Dynapack reportedly have successfully entered Microsoft's supply chain with Simplo having landed most of the battery orders for the Surface Pro 3 and the software giant's wearable devices, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
ECS October revenues fall
Stockwatch - Nov 10, 14:17
ECS has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.129 billion (US$104.3 million) for October 2014, representing a 18.07% drop on month and 41.51% drop on year.
Gigabyte October revenues decline 11% on month
Stockwatch - Nov 10, 14:14
Gigabyte has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.549 billion (US$151.63 million) for October 2014, representing a 11.09% drop on month and 1.98% increase on year.
Casetek sets capex budget of US$505 million
Stockwatch - Nov 10, 11:13
Metal-alloy casing maker Casetek Holdings has decided to set aside a capex budget of US$505 million to expand production capacity in 2015. The company's capex budget for 2014 was NT$3 billion (US$98.9 million) for 2014.
Primax expects smartphone CCM shipments to rise in 4Q14
Nov 10, 11:08
Primax Electronics expects shipments of smartphone-use CCMs (compact camera modules) in the fourth quarter to grow sequentially mainly due to increased demand from China-based smartphone vendors launching models in the peak sales period before the 2015 Lunar New Year, according to the company.
Catcher 3Q14 revenues, net operating profit hit records
Nov 6, 21:16
Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology had consolidated revenues of NT$14.529 billion (US$480 million) and net operating profit of NT$5.457 billion for the third quarter of 2014 hitting respective quarterly records, the company indicated at a November 6 investors conference.
Notebook hinge maker SZS announces 3Q14 results
Stockwatch - Nov 5, 22:20
Taiwan-based notebook hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) has announced results for the third quarter of 2014 with consolidated revenues reaching NT$2.06 billion (US$67.52 million), net profits NT$278.18 million and EPS NT$1.56.
Largan Precision October revenues hit record
Nov 5, 19:10
Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision on November 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.454 billion (US$180 million) for October, hitting a monthly record for the seventh consecutive time with growth of 17.95% on month and 86.55% on year.
Asia Tech Image poised to start production in Myanmar
Stockwatch - Oct 30, 11:56
Contact image sensor (CIS) module maker Asia Tech Image is installing equipment at a newly constructed factory in Myanmar and expects to start production with an initial annual capacity of three million CIS modules in early 2015, company president Iris Wu disclosed at an October 29 investors confere...
Delta Electronics 3Q14 net profit hits record
Oct 30, 11:27
Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has posted net profit of NT$5.837 billion (US$193 million) for the third quarter of 2014, hitting a quarterly record.
Quanta said to be main supplier of Google Project Ara
Oct 30, 11:04
Project Ara, Google's development plan for modular smartphones, is expected to become available on the market in 2015 with Quanta Computer reportedly being the main hardware supplier. Orders are expected to boost the Taiwan-based ODM's non-notebook revenues, according to sources from the upstream supply...
Elitegroup Computer Systems nets NT$1.67 per share for January-September
Oct 29, 15:58
Motherboard, desktop, notebook and tablet maker Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) on October 28 released its financial report for the third quarter of 2014, with consolidated revenues of NT$41.78 billion (US$1.39 billion), net operating profit of NT$1.26 billion, net profit of NT$1.17 billion and net...
AMD CEO to visit Lenovo, Asustek, TSMC and Acer
Oct 28, 12:27
AMD CEO Lisa Su is planning to visit Lenovo in China and Asustek Computer, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Acer in Taiwan in the near future to tighten its relationships and explain its latest product roadmap, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Competition from China PC supply chain to remain strong in 2015
Oct 27, 16:10
Although demand for PCs has started recovering recently and shipments in 2015 are expected to remain at the same level as in 2014, Taiwan's supply chain is still facing fierce competition from China-based component makers, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Intel updates server processor plan; to release Haswell-EX/EP4S in 2Q15
Oct 27, 15:34
Intel's next-generation server processors for 2015 including new Haswell-EX (Xeon E7 v3 series) and -EP4S (Xeon E5-4600 v3 series), are scheduled to be released in the second quarter of 2015, giving clients more time to transition to the new platform, according to industry sources.
Taiwan makers in China less interested in additional investment, says TEEMA
Oct 24, 15:53
Manufacturers set up by Taiwan's citizens in China have become less interested and less willing to make additional investments in China and are instead considering relocating factories to India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar and Taiwan mainly because of rising costs, according to a survey of investments...