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Passive component makers see sequential drop in October revenues

Nov 5, 22:58

Yageo, Thinking Electronic Industrial and Polytronics Technology, three Taiwan-based passive component makers, on November 5 reported consolidated revenues for October, slipping on...

Some Taiwan-based notebook component makers will not move into western China

Oct 25, 13:52

As notebook vendors and Taiwan-based ODMs have established operational bases in Chongqing and Chengdu, western China, some of their components makers have set up, or will set up,...

Viking Tech gross margin to top 40% in 3Q12

Oct 23, 11:01

Passive component maker Viking Tech is expected to report a gross margin of over 40% for the third quarter of 2012 compared to 37% recorded in the previous quarter, according to estimates...

Quartz component maker TXC looks to record revenues in October

Oct 22, 14:18

Quartz component maker TXC is expected to see its revenues hit a new high in October, buoyed by strong demand from Apple, Samsung Electronics as well as smartphone vendors in China,...

Smartphones, tablets causing the IT supply chain to fall into imbalance

Oct 17, 21:45

The rapid growths of the smartphone and tablet markets have started to impact demand in other industries such as desktops, notebooks, and digital still cameras (DSC), while causing...

Apple supply chain looking to raise prices

Oct 15, 22:08

Apple's upstream supply chain partners including Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Foxlink, have reportedly demanded the brand vendor accept a price rise, as their...

Component makers concerned Windows 8 demand may not emerge until 1Q13

Oct 11, 16:02

Some upstream component makers have recently started to be concerned that the PC replacement trend expected to be brought on by Windows 8 may not occur in the fourth quarter of 2012...

Component makers preparing for new Apple products

Oct 11, 14:10

Shipments of Apple's new products – a Retina Display 13-inch MacBook Pro, 7.85-inch iPad and iMac – have reportedly been delayed from September to October and with the...

HTC switching smartphone component orders from Samsung to other suppliers

Oct 9, 12:14

HTC has reduced its purchases of smartphone components from Samsung Electronics, switching its orders for CMOS image sensors from the Korea-based supplier to OmniVision and Sony,...

Taiwan component makers worried about Lenovo plans to hike in-house notebook production

Oct 8, 11:22

As China-based vendor Lenovo plans to increase in-house production of own-brand notebooks and will therefore procure components instead of letting ODMs release orders, as a result...

FIH asks for longer time to pay component suppliers

Oct 4, 11:22

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a handset ODM/OEM under the Taiwan-based Foxconn Group, has asked its component suppliers to extend payment time after delivery to 120 days starting...

Thinking Electronic cautious about 4Q12

Oct 2, 16:26

Protective component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial has expressed caution about its business outlook for the fourth quarter of 2012, and indicated profits may come under downward...

Notebook vendors to offer fewer models in 2013, say Taiwan component makers

Oct 1, 15:30

Notebook vendors including Acer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell, Asustek Computer, Toshiba and Samsung Electronics will decrease the number of models they will launch in 2013 by 20% on...

Notebook component makers conservative about demand arising from Windows 8 in 4Q12

Sep 28, 16:01

While notebook vendors and ODMs are quite optimistic about growth in global demand due to replacement of notebooks with Windows 8 models in the fourth quarter of 2012, Taiwan-based...

ASE breaks ground on new factory in Korea

Sep 28, 14:32

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) recently broke ground on its second factory located in Paju City, Gyeonggi province, Korea. The new plant is slated for commercial operation...

ASE to expand operations in Korea

Viking Tech to post flat growth in 3Q12 sales

Sep 27, 01:15

Revenues at passive component maker Viking Tech are expected to stay flat on quarter. However, the firm will likely report profit growth during the period as its high-margin inductor...

Taiwan-based component makers in China decrease working times for employees

Sep 26, 16:15

Notebook component factories established by Taiwan-based enterprises in China have reduced working times from 12 hours a weekday and overtime work on two weekend days in the past,...

Laser Tek to post profit growth on rising sales of high-margin products

Sep 14, 16:18

Laser Tek, a supplier of passive component materials and production equipment, is expected to report revenue growth of 15-20% sequentially for the third quarter of 2012. Rising sales...

Component makers face increasing costs of molds due to decreased product life of notebooks

Sep 12, 15:46

As product life of notebooks has decreased and the proportion of customized notebook designs is increasing, notebook component makers have indicated that they face increasing pressure...

RFQ drop suggests 1H13 notebook shipments may decrease, say Taiwan component makers

Sep 12, 01:15

Viewing that significantly fewer requests for quotation (RFQ) have, so far, been received from notebook ODMs than in previous years, Taiwan-based notebook component makers have commented...

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...

Supply chain to face challenges preparing for Windows 8 notebooks

Sep 10, 11:57

Windows 8-based notebook shipments are expected to start increasing in September as the launch date of the operating system approaches, but because most orders are scheduled for shipping...

Passive component distributor Podak expects sales growth in 3Q12

Sep 10, 10:38

Taiwan-based Podak, a distributor for Panasonic's aluminum capacitors and lithium batteries, saw its July sales increase more than 30% on month driven by a pick-up in customer demand...

Passive component makers Thinking, Viking Tech August sales up slightly

Sep 5, 15:09

Taiwan-based passive component manufacturers Thinking Electronic Industrial and Viking Tech have both reported slight sequential increases in revenues for August 2012.

Notebook ODMs pushing production capacity in inland China for higher profit

Sep 4, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have recently been accelerating the process of moving production lines into inland China (western China) for the purpose of raising their profits, as they...

Notebook component makers face clients asking for price cuts

Aug 29, 15:40

Notebook vendors have asked component makers to reduce prices, and the makers are also under pressure from price competition from fellow makers, according to sources from the upstream...

Passive component makers report 2Q12 revenues with sequential growth

Aug 28, 01:20

Taiwan-based circuit protection component maker Polytronics Technology announced consolidated revenues of NT$466 million (US$15.55 million) for the second quarter, up by 29.4% compared...

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

Smartphone component makers turn to look for orders from feature phone market

Aug 21, 02:00

Smartphone component makers, seeing their shipments to smartphone brand vendors turning weak, have started seeking for orders from local and white-box feature phone players, according...

Laser Tek sales to peak in 3Q12

Aug 21, 01:55

Laser Tek, a supplier of passive component materials and production equipment, is expected to see its quarterly sales climb to the highest level of 2012 in the third quarter, according...

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...

Asustek to release component purchasing authority to notebook ODMs

Aug 14, 01:20

Asustek Computer, which used to handle most component purchasing itself, is currently considering to release the authority to its upstream ODM partners such as Quanta Computer and...

Passive component maker Feei Cherng sees revenues up over 40% in July

Aug 10, 14:07

Having suffered a nearly 40% on-month decline in revenues in June, solid capacitor vendor Feei Cherng saw its monthly figures soar 43.6% sequentially to NT$205 million (US$6.85 mil...

Notebook ODMs shipments may stay weak in August

Aug 9, 01:05

Taiwan notebook ODMs may see their shipments in August stay flat on month and will not have a chance to recover until September, according to sources from notebook makers.

TXC, Polytronics July sales up

Aug 7, 15:51

Quartz component manufacturer TXC and circuit protection component maker Polytronics Technology have both reported sales growth for July 2012, buoyed by orders from Apple, Samsung...

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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.

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    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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