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Taiwan component makers considering moving production out of China

Jan 21, 11:12

Taiwan-based component makers are mulling relocating their production lines in China to Brazil, Mexico and Southeast Asian countries, and some are even considering moving back to...

Lite-On Semi expects sales of rectifier diodes to pick up in 2Q14

Jan 17, 12:03

Discrete component specialist Lite-On Semiconductor expects sales of its slim bridge rectifier diodes to grow substantially starting the second quarter of 2014, when a number of new...

Quartz component supplier TXC to see sales remain strong in January 2014

Jan 16, 15:53

Quartz component maker TXC is expected to post revenues of over NT$810 million (US$26.96 million) for January 2014, almost on par with the NT$817 million recorded a month earlier,...

Upstream suppliers planning measures to keep production lines running during holidays

Jan 14, 15:46

Upstream supply chain makers have recently started taking measures such as separating workers' vacation times and raise the overtime pay, to minimize the impacts from the labor shortage...

Thinking Electronic setting up varistor, CPTC thermistor production lines in China

Jan 9, 14:22

Taiwan-based passive component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial has completed building construction for its factory in central China and is installing varistor and CPTC (ceramic...

Supply chains see increased smartphone component orders from Acer and Asustek

Jan 7, 21:29

Supply chains are seeing increased smartphone component orders from Acer and Asustek Computer, with both vendors expected to increase their smartphone projects in 2014.

Samsung increases tablet and smartphone component orders to China makers

Jan 6, 15:12

Samsung Electronics is putting in increased tablet component orders to supply chains for tablets, with increasing proportions going to China makers.

Taiwan protective component makers adopt different approaches for profit growth

Jan 2, 21:21

Circuit protection device specialists Polytronics Technology, Thinking Electronic Industrial and Inpaq are looking to enhance their profitability in 2014 through different approaches,...

Merry Electronics to expand capacity in China, set up new factory in Thailand

Dec 26, 15:10

Handset-use audio component maker Merry Electronics, in order to meet increasing orders, will expand production capacity at two factories in southern China and another in eastern...

Acer wins support from Taiwan-based component makers

Dec 18, 11:53

While Acer is in a critical period of restructuring, Taiwan-based component makers have extended their help by offering preferable or discount prices for Acer notebooks and tablets...

Protective component maker Polytronics 4Q13 sales to remain steady

Dec 17, 14:00

Protective component maker Polytronics Technology is expected to see its sales remain steady in the fourth quarter of 2013 despite year-end inventory checks at clients and a low visibility...

Passive component supplier Nichidenbo sales up slightly in November

Dec 12, 14:38

Passive component supplier Nichidenbo has reported revenues of NT$657 million (US$22.17 million) for November, up 5.3% sequentially and 294.8% on year. Accumulated 2013 sales through...

Three China-based handset vendors increase component deliveries

Dec 11, 21:16

China-based handset vendors Xiaomi Technology, Gionee and Hisense have been taking increasing deliveries of panels and touch panels from suppliers in preparation for launching new...

Smart device component industry is key to Taiwan economic development, says JT Wang

Dec 10, 16:03

As Taiwan has been faced with smoldering economic development, the breakthrough rests on developing industries of smart hand-held device components, according JT Wang, Acer's ex-chairman...

Upstream supply chain to see strong orders for Xbox One and PS4 components in 1Q14

Dec 4, 22:02

Component shipments for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (PS4) are expected to stay strong in the first quarter of 2014 as demand for the games consoles continues to rise, according to...

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Sapphire ingot supplier Acme to return to profitability in 4Q13

Dec 3, 20:03

Buoyed by rising sales generated by its sapphire ingot-making subsidiary USI Optronics, ferrite core maker Acme Electronics is expected to return to profitability in the fourth quarter...

Protective component maker Inpaq building micro molded choke production lines

Nov 28, 15:18

Circuit protection component maker Inpaq Technology has begun setting up production lines for micro mold chokes, with the new lines to start contributing to revenue growth in 2014.

Quartz component suppliers TXC, Tai-Saw to see 4Q13 sales drop slightly or stay flat

Nov 22, 12:14

Taiwan-based quartz component vendors TXC and Tai-Saw Technology will see their fourth-quarter sales register slight sequential drops or flat growth due to seasonality, according...

Apple adjusts OEM operating model, say Taiwan makers

Nov 20, 14:30

Apple has been adjusting its OEM operating model from OEMs being responsible for both component procurement and production, to purely production, according to Taiwan-based OEMs.

Taiwan PS4 component makers at full capacity

Nov 20, 14:25

Taiwan-based makers of PlayStation 4 components have fully utilized their production capacities and, in view of better than expected sales in North America and booming pre-orders...

Upstream makers see increased tablet component orders from Lenovo

Nov 18, 14:31

Lenovo is putting in increased tablet component orders to upstream makers that are expected to remain steady throughout the fourth quarter of 2013.

Lenovo gears up for tablet demand in 4Q13

Most passive component suppliers suffer sharp declines in October revenues

Nov 11, 16:09

Most passive component makers including Feei Cherng Enterprise, Chilisin Electronics and Holy Stone have reported steep falls in revenues for October, affected by the October 1 holidays...

Samsung places fewer notebook component orders than expected

Nov 11, 11:05

Samsung Electronics' component orders from June to October 2013 were reportedly only 40% of the Korea-based vendor's original forecast, while Apple's iMac shipments during the same...

Quartz component maker TXC posts sales decrease in October

Nov 7, 11:51

Taiwan-based TXC, which makes quartz components for mobile devices and network equipment, has announced consolidated revenues for October 2013 declined 22.1% from a year ago to NT$799...

Protective component maker Polytronics reports decreased revenues for October

Nov 6, 16:10

Protective component maker Polytronics Technology has reported revenues of NT$119 million (US$4.05 million) for October 2013, down 9.3% sequentially and 11.5% on year. The performance...

Notebook ODMs demanding upstream supply chain shares cloud costs

Nov 4, 12:51

To increase profits, some notebook ODMs have recently started demanding their upstream component partners share the costs of their jointly developed cloud computing projects. Most...

Passive component distributor Podak expects flat revenue growth in 4Q13

Oct 30, 14:24

Taiwan-based Podak, a distributor for Panasonic's active and passive components, expects to register flat revenue growth in the fourth quarter of 201 but it will expand its product...

Quartz component maker TXC to post flat performance in 4Q13

Oct 17, 16:05

Quartz component maker TXC is expected to see its fourth-quarter revenues stand below or on par with the prior quarter's level, but will be unable to reach its goal of achieving revenues...

Passive component supplier Nichidenbo September revenues rally over 220% on year

Oct 14, 15:37

Passive component supplier Nichidenbo, which distributes capacitor and resistor parts for vendors including Nippon Chemi-Con, has announced revenues of NT$659 million (US$22.47 million)...

Passive component suppliers post mixed results for September

Oct 8, 22:13

Taiwan-based passive component suppliers have posted mixed results for September, with MLCC maker Holy Stone and inductor vendor Chilisin Electronics leading fellow companies with...

1Q14 parts and component orders for iPhone 5s and 5c remains unclear, say sources

Oct 7, 14:11

While pull-in orders for the first wave of iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c are expected to reach a peak in the 2013 year-end holiday season, parts and components orders for the two new Apple...

Taiwan passive component makers seeing shipments pick up on smartphone demand

Oct 4, 10:35

Passive component suppliers Yageo, Polytronics Technology and Cyntec have all seen their shipments rise recently thanks to new models rolled out by their smartphone clients, according...

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...

Commentary: Suppliers need to prepare for Dell strategy change

Sep 27, 15:25

As Dell is expected to become privatized, Taiwan's upstream component suppliers may need to start preparing for the US vendor's business reorganization.

Quartz component maker TXC looks to strong performance in October-November

Sep 24, 15:24

Quartz component maker TXC is expected to see its revenues hit the highest level for 2013 in October or November buoyed by the roll-outs of new mobile devices by most of hardware...

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    Samsung 20nm-class DDR3

    Samsung Electronics has announced what it claims is the world's first mass production of 20nm-class 2Gb DDR3 DRAM. The 20nm-class DDR3 DRAM promises the most advanced performance...

    Photo: Company, Sep 27.

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    VIA dual-core Nano X2 E-series processors

    VIA Technologies has unveiled its new family of low power dual-core VIA Nano X2 series processors at the Embedded System Conference (ESC), held at the McEnery Convention Center, San...

    Photo: Company, May 3.

  • SiS9561+Android+Internet+TV+SoC

    SiS9561 Android Internet TV SoC

    Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) has announced that China-based TCL has adopted its SiS9561 as the key SoC component of their first generation Internet smart TV. SiS9561, based on...

    Photo: Company, Jan 14.

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    Acer X1261 DLP 3D projector

    Acer Canada, in order to meet consumers' growing demand for 3D imagery, has launched three DLP 3D projectors, the X1230PS, X1261 and X1130P. The Acer X1261 projector features illumination...

    Photo: company, Jul 20.

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    Lumio optical three-point touch screen

    Lumio has announced a new version of its patented Crystal Touch line of optical touch screens that support three- point touch response in all areas of the screen. Lumio said it utilizes...

    Photo: company, May 10.

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