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  • Last update: Tuesday 5 May 2015 [221 news items]

Catcher sees growth in September revenues

Oct 7, 14:46

Chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced revenues of NT$3.81 billion (US$129.74 million) for September, up 18.1% on month and 26.7% on year, with revenues for the third quarter...

Demand for CNC-processed aluminum unibody chassis to remain until 2014

Oct 7, 10:36

Based on talks about chassis orders for the second half of 2014, demand for aluminum unibody chassis processed using CNC tools will continue until then for use in mid-range and high-end...

Samsung to place more component orders with Taiwan suppliers

Oct 3, 14:09

Samsung Electronics is reportedly planning to increase its orders to Taiwan-based component suppliers, especially metal chassis orders, according to sources from the upstream supply...

Demand for business notebook metal-alloy chassis expected to rise

Oct 2, 14:45

Replacement demand from the business notebook segment is expected to take off due to Microsoft's plans to end Windows XP technical support, which will in turn boost demand for metal-alloy...

Chassis makers prefer thermoplastic curing process for carbon fiber products

Aug 23, 14:49

As carbon fiber-reinforced plastic chassis are expected to enjoy strong growth in 2014, chassis makers are placing most of their resources on developing the thermoplastic curing process...

Catcher expects rising 3Q13 performance due to new smartphone orders

Aug 5, 21:43

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology expects its revenue performance to start picking up in the third quarter due to new smartphone orders from an old client, according to...

Chassis makers working on reducing notebook business contributions

Jul 15, 15:20

Seeing notebook demand gradually weakening, chassis makers have turned their focuses to non-notebook product lines, trying to minimize the impact. Catcher Technology has successfully...

ODM orders from notebook vendors likely to fluctuate in 2H13, say Taiwan makers

Jul 12, 11:44

The number of molds ordered by notebook vendors has increased since June but most are for use by a single machine, implying that vendors' order volumes may fluctuate widely in the...

Technological barriers for consumer electronics chassis become higher

Jun 14, 15:56

As consumer electronics chassis entail multiple materials and manufacturing processes, technological barriers are becoming higher and this is favorable for Taiwan-based makers trying...

Computex 2013: Sony unveils ultrabooks using carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis

Jun 6, 20:52

Sony has announced several new ultrabooks at Computex 2013 including the Vaio Pro series, featuring carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis and weighing only 870g for the 11-inch...

Sony Vaio Pro ultrabooks with carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis

Casetek sees fully-packed orders in 2H13

Jun 6, 15:17

Casetek, a chassis subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, is expected to enjoy strong orders in the second half of 2013. Company chairman TH Tung, at a recent investors conference, revealed...

HTC considering Liquidmetal for new smartphones

May 27, 21:49

High Tech Computer (HTC) is reportedly considering adopting Liquidmetal for its new smartphones in the second half of the year and is set to cooperate with Taiwan-based chassis maker...

Catcher to buy more CNC machines

May 6, 22:46

After announcing its purchasing plans for 1,000 CNC machine in March, Catcher Technology recently plans to buy another 600 CNC machine in the near future, with the combined number...

Metal chassis suppliers remain confident about future performance

Apr 25, 13:59

As Apple is reportedly planning to adopt plastic chassis for its next-generation iPhone to save costs, market watchers are concerned that the strategy may lead to a trend which would...

Casetek sees revenues drop, but gross margins rise in 1Q13

Apr 24, 22:02

Taiwan-based chassis maker Casetek, a subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, has announced consolidated revenues of NT$9.79 billion (US$328.97 million) for the first quarter, down 17.2%...

FPCB maker Ichia sees demand growing in April-May

Apr 24, 21:55

Flexible PCB and chassis maker Ichia Technologies expects demand for its FPCB products, particularly from the touch panel sector, in the April-May period of 2013 to post significant...

Catcher reportedly to exclusively supply metal-alloy chassis for use in HTC M4

Apr 19, 16:08

Catcher Technology will reportedly become an exclusive supplier of metal-alloy chassis for use in HTC's M4 smartphone, a revision of its New HTC One, with shipments of M4 to begin...

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...

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    CES 2015: Asustek Transformer Book T300 Chi 2-in-1

    Asustek is showcasing its Transformer Book Chi 2-in-1 device, featuring Windows operating system, Intel's Core M processor and aluminum chassis during CES 2015. The device has 12.5-...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

  • Asustek+Zenbook+NX500+ultrabook

    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.

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