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Plastic chassis penetration in tablets rising

Apr 12, 12:16

As global demand for tablets is growing fast, while prices keep falling, vendors are expected to adopt plastic chassis for entry-level tablets to minimize production costs and in...

Catcher expects growth in orders for carbon fiber-reinforced plastic chassis

Apr 3, 12:15

Catcher Technology expects orders for carbon fiber-reinforced plastic chassis to increase in 2013 and has set up production lines at its new factory in Tainan, southern Taiwan, according...

Dell demands price cuts from upstream supply chain

Mar 13, 22:16

Dell has reportedly been demanding its upstream component suppliers cut their prices to help reduce its costs. Metal chassis suppliers, which have a higher price level than most other...

Dell is asking for chassis price drop

Catcher Technology sees February revenues decrease

Mar 6, 15:12

Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology on March 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.05 billion (US$69.2 million) for February 2013, dropping 37.8% on month and 27.2% on...

Entry-level iPhone reportedly may adopt plastic chassis

Jan 14, 20:26

Apple's rumored entry-level iPhone reportedly may adopt plastic for its chassis instead of reinforced glass or unibody metal as in the company's standard iPhone models, to save cost,...

Casetek sees monthly shipments of 1 million iPad mini chassis at the end of 2012

Jan 9, 21:55

Taiwan-based chassis maker Casetek Holdings, a subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, is expected to have shipped one million and 1.5 million iPad mini chassis in November and December...

Pegatron chassis subsidiary to be listed on January 25, 2013

Jan 2, 21:40

Casetek Holdings, a metal chassis subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, is set to be listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on January 25, 2013. The company saw an EPS of NT$9 (US$0.31)...

Ju Teng expects metal-alloy chassis capacity to be fully utilized in 2013

Dec 22, 14:49

Ju Teng International Holdings, a Taiwan-based notebook chassis maker, expects the utilization of its metal-alloy chassis production capacity to rise from 70% currently to 100% in...

Ju Teng holds rosy outlook for carbon-fiber chassis in 2013

Dec 11, 21:56

Ju Teng International Holdings, a Taiwan-based plastic, carbon-fiber composite and aluminum-magnesium alloy chassis maker for notebooks, tablets and other terminal devices, is optimistic...

Catcher enjoys growth in November revenues

Dec 5, 21:31

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.1 billion (US$106.57 million) for November, up 1.63% on month and 19.12% on year, with combined...

Catcher suffers sequential drop in 3Q12 revenues

Oct 29, 21:28

Catcher Technology reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.82 billion (US$301.44 million) for the third quarter, down 8.6% sequentially and 18.2% on year, while combined consolidated...

Speculated iPad mini facing low yield rates for chassis, say sources

Oct 4, 15:29

Along with the latest market rumors indicating that Apple is likely to unveil the much speculated iPad mini on October 17, sources in Apple's supply chain in Taiwan are also indicating...

Paragon Technologies sees growing demand for sputtering EMI solutions used in composite chassis

Sep 19, 15:58

As metal chassis are costly, vendors of notebooks and tablets have increasingly adopted chassis made from composite materials including plastics, fiberglass-reinforced plastics and...

IMR will not be adopted until 2013, say chassis makers

Sep 19, 01:15

While Taiwan-based notebook chassis makers have been promoting IMR (in-mold roller) decorative coatings for fiberglass-reinforced plastic chassis, notebook vendors have not been willing...

HP, Acer raise notebook shipment proportion from Chongqing to 60% in 2013

Sep 11, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer have reportedly notified their upstream supply chain partners that they will raise their Chongqing, China, plants' shipment proportions to 60% in 2013...

Notebook chassis makers expand capacity at Chongqing plants in 2H12

Aug 27, 15:52

As notebook ODMs have recently started accelerating their expansion of production capacity in Chongqing, their upstream chassis suppliers – Zhanyun Chongqing Electronics, Ju...

Acer, HP consider to take back chassis purchase authority

Aug 21, 01:35

Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are considering to retrieve their chassis purchase authority from notebook ODMs in hoping to effectively control their production capacity and quality,...

Quanta aiming to move all notebook production lines to Chongqing by 2014

Aug 16, 01:25

Quanta Computer is aiming to move all its notebook production lines except those for Apple's products to Chongqing, China within two years and estimates that its notebook shipments...

Catcher, Ju Teng pushing into reinforced plastic chassis business

Aug 13, 16:01

Global first-tier metal chassis maker Catcher Technology and first-tier plastic chassis maker Ju Teng, seeing the adoption of compound materials becoming the latest trend in the chassis...

Silitech looks to increasing shipments of handset chassis in 2H12

Aug 7, 15:53

Handset keypad and chassis maker Silitech Technology is expected to see its shipments of handset chassis continue growing month on month in the second half of 2012, buoyed by orders...

Catcher, Getac see on-month revenue drop in July

Aug 7, 01:10

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology and Getac Technology have both announced on-month drops in their July consolidated revenues with Catcher saw its consolidated revenues...

AIM steps into production of carbon-fiber chassis for ultrabook

Aug 2, 16:27

Advanced International Multitech (AIM), the second largest Taiwan-based maker of golf shafts and heads, has extended its production to carbon-fiber chassis for ultrabooks, according...

Taiwan market: Lenovo announces new ultrabook with carbon-fiber chassis

Jul 26, 13:37

Lenovo has announced its latest ultrabook – ThinkPad X1 Carbon – in Taiwan, adopting a carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis to strengthen its sturdiness, while reducing...

Lenovo releases a new ultrabook in Taiwan

Chassis makers Ju Teng and Catchers expected to benefit from 7-inch tablet PCs

Jul 17, 01:25

Ju Teng and Catcher Technology are expected to see strong performances in the second half of the year since Ju Teng is reportedly the chassis supplier of Google's Nexus 7 and strong...

Microsoft Surface chassis suffers low yields

Jul 9, 13:27

Microsoft reportedly planned to adopt unibody magnesium-aluminum chassis for its Surface tablet PCs originally, but affected by chassis makers' limited capacity, the company has instead...

China labor shortage may drag down notebook shipment performance in peak season

Jul 5, 01:15

With China's labor shortage issues seriously impacting notebook makers' shipment performance in June, notebook makers are concerned that the problem will only become more serious...

Strong ultra-like notebook demand creating shortages of slim panels and metal chassis

Jun 26, 01:25

Seeing ultrabooks suffer from weak sales, notebook brand vendors have turned to push ultra-like notebooks, causing slim panel and metal chassis to both see shortages, according to...

Notebook chassis and battery makers report growth in May revenues

Jun 6, 01:05

Notebook chassis maker Catcher Technology, and battery makers Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology have announced revenues for May all achieved growth both on on-year...

Taiwan market: HP unveils five new ultrabooks

May 15, 01:45

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has unveiled five new ultrabooks under its Envy 4 and Envy 6 series in Taiwan with a chassis design that combines a metal-based bezel with a plastic-based bottom;...

Getac, Bin Chuan announce revenue performance in April

May 8, 01:45

Taiwan-based notebook chassis and component makers Getac Technology and Bin Chuan Enterprise have announced their revenues for April with Getac saw drop and Bin Chuan achieved grow...

Notebook ODMs aggressively expanding chassis capacity for ultrabooks

May 2, 16:21

Notebook ODMs, seeing that supply of metal chassis has been tight, are aggressively pushing chassis companies they are invested in to expand capacity, and are also adopting chassis...

Demand for ultrabooks triggers notebook ODMs to aggressively enter into chassis production industry

Intel estimates ultrabook shipments of 20-30 million units in 2012

Apr 19, 01:05

Intel has internally estimated that ultrabook shipments will reach 20-30 million units in 2012 and the volume in 2013 is expected to double or even triple on year as the integration...

Catcher, Ju Teng reportedly enter into glass fiber reinforced plastic chassis industry

Apr 16, 16:33

As Intel is aggressively promoting ultrabooks with end prices of US$699, sources from the supply chain pointed out that PC brand vendors are turning to adopt glass fiber reinforced...

Chassis players enter into glass fiber reinforced plastic chassis business

Intel expected to bring forward the launch of Ivy Bridge

Apr 12, 01:00

Intel, which originally planned to announce its new Ivy Bridge processors on April 29, is expected to bring forward the announcement to April 23 with Asustek computer, Acer, Lenovo...

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Catcher March revenues up on month, year

Apr 6, 15:43

Catcher Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of magnesium-alloy casings of notebook PCs, had consolidated revenues of NT$3.019 billion (US$102 million) for March increasing by 7.05% on...

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    Asustek Zenbook NX500 ultrabook

    Asustek has announced the Zenbook NX500, a new flagship of the Zenbook ultrabook range. The NX500 features a new all-aluminum chassis, Asustek's VisualMaster display technology and...

    Photo: Company, Jun 25.

  • Toshiba+MQ02ABF+slim+HDD

    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of slim 7mm-height 2.5-inch, two-platter, 5,400 RPM SATA hard disk drives (HDD). The new MQ02ABF series, Toshiba's first two-platter 7mm-height HDD...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

  • Entry+computing+and+storage+server+chassis+%2D+RM236

    Entry computing and storage server chassis - RM236

    RM23608 features a tool-less installation and flexible fan configuration. It's equipped with eight 3.5" hot-swap drive bays for storage capacity in data centers and anti-vibration...

    Photo: Company, Jul 17.

  • Micro+ATX+Tower+Chassis+%2D+PC314

    Micro ATX Tower Chassis - PC314

    Features of PC314: - Intel Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge platform ready - 0.8mm metal thickness and mechanical design enabling a strong rear window - Holeless front bezel design for...

    Photo: Company, Jul 17.

  • Compact+server+cassis+for+SOHO+and+SMB+Office+%2D+SR30169

    Compact server cassis for SOHO and SMB Office - SR30169

    SR30169 is Intel Sandy Bridge ready. Its built-in 6Gb/s 4-port SATA and SAS backplane provide up-to-date hard drive I/O performance, and its utilization on the 120mm PSU fan balance...

    Photo: Company, Jul 17.

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