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Compal Electronics actively competing for Xbox One OEM orders, say Taiwan makers

Jun 27, 20:34

President Ray Chen for Taiwan-based notebook ODM Compal Electronics has led a delegation to Microsoft headquarters in the US in an attempt to compete for OEM orders for Xbox One,...

Compal Electronics expects 2H13 notebook shipments to take up 55% of 2013 total, says president

Jun 24, 10:26

Compal Electronics expects notebook shipments in the second half of 2013 to account for 55% of the total for the year, company president Ray Chen said at a 2013 shareholders meeting...

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...

Compal ships 3.2 million notebooks in May, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 10, 10:52

Compal Electronics shipped 3.2 million notebooks in May, slipping on month by 13.5%, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

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,...

Quanta Computer sees significant decrease in April notebook shipments

May 13, 10:39

Taiwan-based ODM Quanta Computer shipped 2.9 million notebooks in April, slipping 17.1% on month, according to the company.

Global notebook shipments to increase significantly in 2H13, says Compal chairman

May 9, 20:12

While global notebook sales have so far been stagnant, shipments in the second half of 2013 are expected to see large growth from the first half mainly due to the launch of new models...

Lenovo seeking help from Taiwan ODMs for the server industry

Apr 23, 09:56

With Lenovo reportedly talking with IBM about the the acquisition of IBM's server business, sources from the upstream supply chain pointed out that the China-based vendor has already...

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...

Compal lands orders for 10-inch tablet from Acer

Apr 22, 10:30

Compal Electronics has obtained orders for an inexpensive 10-inch tablet model from Acer, with shipments to begin in August 2013, according to sources with the Taiwan-based supply...

Compal ships 3.8 million notebooks, 400,000 tablets in March

Apr 9, 18:10

Compal Electronics shipped 3.8 million notebooks and 400,000 tablets in March, together growing 40% on month, according to the company.

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...

Compal Electronics 2012 net EPS down over 40%

Apr 1, 10:50

Taiwan-based notebook ODM Compal Electronics has released its 2012 financial report, with net EPS of NT$1.47 (US$0.05) decreasing 41.90% from 2011.

Taiwan server firms shift into spotlight

Mar 25, 12:16

Demand growth in the global PC market continues to slow down but the server market has been maintaining steady growth. International chipmakers have noted that the server market will...

Compal tablet shipments on the rise

Mar 21, 19:07

Compal Electronics saw its tablet shipments proportion increase from 4% in 2012 to 10% in January-February 2013, and the proportion is expected to further rise in the second half...

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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...

Amazon said to be considering taking back Kindle Fire purchasing rights

Mar 13, 22:30

Amazon reportedly plans to change its component purchasing strategy for Kindle Fire and will make all the decisions itself instead of relying on ODMs, according to sources from the...

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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,...

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...

Taiwan-based notebook components makers hesitate about working with Lenovo-Compal joint venture in eastern China

Feb 4, 10:55

LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology, a joint venture established by China-based Lenovo and Taiwan-based Compal Electronics in Hefei, northern China, is speeding up notebook production...

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,...

Joint venture between Lenovo, Compal to produce 12-13 million notebooks in 2013

Jan 21, 16:44

Lenovo and Compal Electronics' notebook production joint venture in China will manufacture 12-13 million notebooks in 2013, according to Compal president Ray Chen. The amount is expected...

Compal aims to hike revenue proportion for non-notebook products to 26% in 2013, says president

Jan 21, 10:29

Taiwan-based notebook ODM Compal Electronics aims to increase the proportion of consolidated revenues for non-notebook products from 20% in 2012 to 26% in 2013 and over 30% in 2014,...

Quanta, Compal, Inventec December revenues down sequentially

Jan 9, 22:00

Notebook ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Inventec on January 9 reported consolidated revenues for December, decreasing on month by 12.25%, 4.07% and 2.40% respectively...

Compal to aim for all-in-one PC orders from HP

Dec 26, 21:36

Compal Electronics reportedly plans to expand its all-in-one PC business and is targeting to land 30% of Lenovo's total orders, as well as orders from Hewlett-Packard (HP), according...

Acer, Asustek to start up low price tablet competition

Dec 24, 22:40

After Acer reportedly plans to release a 7-inch tablet model with a price of US$99 in the first quarter of 2013, Asustek Computer is also set launch a 7-inch tablet with a price of...

Acer, Asustek to start up 7-inch tablet war in 2013

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

Acer to raise notebook supply proportion from Chongqing to 75% in 2013

Dec 24, 15:16

Acer is expected to have 60-62% of its notebook shipments supplied from Chongqing, China in 2012 and the proportion will rise to 75% in 2013, according to sources from the upstream...

Nokia to resume development of 10-inch Windows RT tablet, say Taiwan makers

Dec 18, 19:40

Nokia has talked about cooperation with Microsoft, Qualcomm and Compal Electronics to resume development of a 10-inch Windows RT tablet, and is likely to unveil the model at the 2013...

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...

Notebook ODMs saw mixed revenue results in November

Dec 10, 22:24

Notebook ODMs saw mixed performances in their November consolidated revenues with Quanta Computer suffering an on-month drop of 13.29% and an on-year drop of 11.16%, while Compal...

Compal, Inventec see increased November revenues

Dec 10, 10:56

Taiwan-based ODM Compal Electronics had consolidated revenues of NT$63.347 billion (US$2.17 billion) for November increasing 5.25% on month and 5.97% on year while fellow maker Inventec...

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