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Catcher to see revenue contribution from notebooks surpass 50% in 2012

Feb 23, 01:00

Chassis maker Catcher Technology expects revenue contributions from its notebook business reach over 50%, surpassing its smartphone business, which was the major revenue contributor...

Quanta purchases CNC machines to supply unibody chassis

Feb 6, 16:25

Quanta Computer reportedly has purchased CNC machines through its affiliates to receive direct supply of unibody chassis used for ultrabooks.

Intel ultrabook with metal chassis

Ultrabooks to lead to development of various chassis materials, say makers

Dec 9, 15:37

The development of notebooks will be toward slimness over the next two to three years due to the promotion of ultrabooks, and the use of various materials/processes for making chassis...

Silitech shipping more metal chassis for smartphones

Nov 24, 11:52

Handset keypad and metal chassis maker Silitech Technology expects sales of aluminum-magnesium alloy chassis to account for 10-15% of its total revenues in the fourth quarter of 2011...

Vendors pushing new material design for ultrabooks

Nov 21, 16:01

PC vendors, facing limited capacity and price restrictions for unibody aluminum chassis, have chosen new materials such as high-density fiberglass, and designs such as aluminum chassis...

Wistron to develop new material for ultrabook chassis, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 15, 14:30

Wistron plans to cooperate with a chassis player, which will be the company's third chassis partner, in the first quarter of 2012 to establish a joint venture to develop a new chassis...

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...

Catcher announces 3Q11 performance

Oct 31, 16:58

Chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$10.77 billion (US$359.78 million) for the third quarter, up 21.1% on quarter and 86.1% on year, while net...

Catcher to spend US$2-3 million to modify Suzhou plant

Oct 21, 01:30

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology plans to invest US$2-3 million to modify equipment and manufacturing processes at its plant in Suzhou, China, which has been ordered...

Catcher production suspension may impact Apple

Oct 18, 01:15

As Taiwan-based chassis supplier Catcher Technology's plants in Suzhou, China have been ordered to suspend production by the local government, sources from upstream supply chain players...

Catcher halts production line in Suzhou, China for improvements

Oct 17, 16:01

Chassis supplier Catcher Technology has announced that its plants in Suzhou, China have forced to temporarily halt operations by the local government due to complaint from surrounding...

Nishoku sees growing revenues in September

Oct 12, 16:13

Taiwan-based chassis supplier Nishoku, benefiting from increasing game console chassis orders, reported September consolidated revenues of NT$243 million (US$8 million), up 2.53%...

Notebook ODMs consider forming joint venture with metal chassis maker to secure supply

Oct 4, 01:10

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, concerned that supply of metal chassis may fall short in the near future, are considering to establish joint ventures with upstream metal chassis suppliers...

Aluminum alloy chassis for ultrabooks likely to be in shortage in 2012

Sep 30, 01:30

The supply of aluminum alloy chassis for ultrabooks may fall short of demand in 2012 as most ultrabook models launched by brand vendors will come with the metal chassis. Capacities...

Ultrabook platform may not benefit ODMs

Sep 20, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs may not benefit much from the Ultrabook platform, despite downstream branding partners mostly being optimistic about the new device, according to sources...

Catcher share price pushed down on possible shifting of chassis policy at HTC

Sep 16, 13:57

The share price of notebook and smartphone chassis maker Catcher slid NT$4.50 (US$0.15) or 2.1% to close at NT$204 on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on September 15 due to heavy...

PSU maker ENG Electronic cuts into aluminum material supply industry

Sep 15, 01:25

Power supply unit (PSU) maker ENG Electronic has recently cut into the aluminum material supply industry and will start shipping aluminum materials and ingots to chassis makers such...

PC players optimistic about re-rise of Wintel

Sep 15, 01:05

PC players are starting to turn optimistic about a return of Wintel as Intel and Microsoft have each hosted global developer conferences to promote the upcoming Ivy Bridge processors...

Intel directly cooperates with chassis suppliers to lower Ultrabook costs

Sep 8, 01:00

Intel has recently been aggressively cooperating with notebook chassis suppliers hoping to achieve the goal of dropping Ultrabook prices to below US$1,000, and Intel is currently...

Catcher announces growth in August revenues

Sep 6, 13:50

Taiwan-based notebook and smartphone chassis maker Catcher has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.65 billion (US$125.47 million) for August, a new historical high with an on-month...

Tablet PC fever is already cooling down, says Acer chairman

Aug 25, 01:20

Acer chairman JT Wang, commenting on tablet PC's impact on the notebook industry, pointed out that tablet PC fever is already starting to cool down and consumers are also being attracted...

Chassis maker Catcher to operate at full capacity till year-end 2011

Aug 12, 12:10

Notebook chassis maker Catcher is expected to operate at full capacity through to year-end 2011 due to strong demand for magnesium-aluminum alloy chassis from notebook ODMs. To cope...

Lack of metal chassis capacity pushing ultrabook vendors to adopt fiberglass

Aug 4, 01:30

Intel and notebook brand vendors have recently been aggressively searching for new chassis materials as capacity for magnesium-aluminum chassis, which is the most popular choice for...

Metal chassis suppliers expected to see strong sales in 2012

Jul 26, 15:50

Taiwan-based metal chassis suppliers Catcher Technology and Foxconn Technology, benefiting from strong expectations of Intel's ultrabook concept, which is expected to be adopted in...

Quanta to establish chassis manufacturing subsidiary in China

Jul 7, 01:10

Quanta Computer has announced plans to invest US$15 million to set up a subsidiary in Chongqing, China for manufacturing chassis and cooling modules.

Notebook vendors take back chassis purchasing rights from ODMs

Jul 4, 16:49

Global first-tier notebook vendors Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer, Dell and Asustek Computer have all recently retrieved back their purchasing rights for notebook chassis from their notebook...

Metal chassis models expected to account for 40% of 2011 notebook shipments

Jun 21, 14:33

Of the global notebook shipments in 2011, 40% of the models are expected to adopt metal chassis and the proportion is expected to continue rising in the future, according to sources...

Digital camera chassis maker AVY expects flat performance in 2011

Jun 16, 01:30

Taiwan-based digital camera chassis maker AVY Precision, facing downstream clients demanding price cuts, and a supply shortage of LCD panels and lenses, expects its revenues and profits...

Chassis maker Chenming reportedly lands orders for new HTC smartphone

Jun 13, 16:09

Taiwan-based handset chassis maker Chenming Mold Industrial with its technology to create plastic/metal combined handset chassis, reportedly has already landed orders for High Tech...

Foxconn will not quit notebook manufacturing, says company chairman

Jun 9, 02:10

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, at a recent investors meeting, stated that Foxconn...

Metal chassis makers see on-year growth in April revenues

May 13, 15:02

Taiwan-based metal chassis makers Foxconn Technology, Catcher Technology and Waffer Technology have all announced on-year growth in their April 2011 revenues, while Foxconn and Catcher...

DSC chassis makers AVY and Donpon expected to see growth in 2Q11 revenues

Apr 12, 14:01

Taiwan-based digital camera chassis makers AVY Precision and Donpon Precision expect their shipments in the second quarter to grow sequentially as new camera models will start mass...

Chassis supplier Catcher posts growth in March sales

Apr 8, 01:20

Catcher Technology, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of magnesium-aluminum alloy chassis, has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.72 billion (US$93.7 million) for March 2011, up 38.5%...

Chassis maker Waffer to sell its plant in Taoyuan, Taiwan

Mar 18, 15:21

Taiwan-based notebook chassis maker Waffer Technology, on March 17, announced will sell its plant in Taoyuan, Taiwan for an amount higher than NT$552 million (US$18.66 million).

Japan earthquake: Taiwan digital camera industry to see limited short-term impact

Mar 17, 01:55

Taiwan-based digital camera makers Altek and Ability, in response to Japan's earthquake, pointed out that they have already confirmed with their Japan-based upstream CCD suppliers...

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    Photo: Company, Jul 17.

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    Photo: Company, Jul 17.

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