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Passive component distributors look to new products, applications for growth

Jan 17, 11:36

Podak expects sales of its newly-distributed MOSFET parts to drive company growth in 2012, while capacitor distributor Nichidenbo (NDB) sees new applications such as cloud servers...

Cal-Comp to enjoy strong external hard drive shipments in 2012; Min Aik announces 4Q11 result

Jan 12, 01:30

Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics expects its external hard drive shipments in 2012 to double from those in 2011 with global market share to reach 50%.

Protective component makers report better-than-expected December revenues

Jan 10, 16:08

Thinking Electronic Industrial and Polytronics Technology, which make protective components for power supplies, have both reported slight sequential drops in fourth-quarter revenues...

Apple to ship 'iPad 3' in March, 'iPad 4' in October, say Taiwan component makers

Jan 6, 15:21

Apple will ship the so-called "iPad 3" with a full HD display in March and then "iPad 4" - named so by its component suppliers - with killer applications in October,...

TXC slightly misses 2011 sales target

Jan 6, 15:03

Quartz component supplier TXC has announced consolidated revenues for 2011 totaled NT$9.91 billion (US$327.5 million), slightly missing its target of NT$10 billion. But looking forward,...

Yageo announces 03015 chip resistor

Jan 6, 12:39

Yageo has announced that the company recently developed a prototype chip resistor measuring just 0.30x0.15mm, which is 44% smaller than 01005-size products available on the market.

Asustek to reduce motherboard production volume for 1Q12

Jan 3, 01:20

Asustek Computer has recently reduced its motherboard production volume from 5-6 million units each quarter previously to only 3-3.5 million units in the first quarter of 2012 to...

Passive component material suppliers gearing up for 2012

Jan 2, 16:56

Liton Technology is set to expand capacity for medium- to high-voltage formed aluminum foil to meet customer demand in 2012, while Laser Tek is expected to report a good first quarter...

Taiwan handset component makers expect small increase in orders from LGE in 2012

Dec 23, 10:14

Taiwan-based handset component makers expect orders from LG Electronics (LGE) in 2012 to grow at a pace lower than the projected growth rates for orders from Nokia and Motorola, according...

Taiwan ODMs facing pressure from Lenovo

Dec 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based ODMs are expected to face significant pressure from Lenovo's plan of establishing production bases in Japan and South America, according to sources from the upstream...

Asustek outsources motherboard orders to Cal-Comp Electronics

Dec 20, 01:10

Asustek Computer has recently added Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics, an affiliate of Compal Electronics, as its motherboard manufacturing partner and is expected to outsource 5-6...

Handset component makers operating at full capacity at China factories, say sources

Dec 16, 14:22

Most factories operated by Taiwan-based handset component makers in China are currently operating at full capacities due to increasing orders from branded handset vendors including...

Notebook makers expected to see 10-15% sequential drop in 1Q12 shipments

Dec 12, 17:03

The notebook ODM industry is expected to see a 10-15% sequential shipment drop in the first quarter of 2012, a stronger decline than the same quarter in previous years, according...

Most passive component makers report November sales growth

Dec 8, 11:08

Most Taiwan-based passive component manufacturers including Chilisin Electronics, Holy Stone Enterprise, Lelon Electronics, Polytronics Technology and Thinking Electronic Industrial...

Taiwan PC component makers asked to supply for peak demand before 2012 Lunar New Year

Dec 7, 01:00

PC ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, have asked component makers to increase supply volumes by 40-50% larger than normal levels to meet expected peak...

PC supply chain to see shipments stay flat or drop slightly in November

Dec 1, 01:15

PC component makers and ODMs expect their shipments in November to stay flat or drop slightly on month as orders for the year-end holidays are not as strong as expected, according...

Component makers facing challenges managing employee schedules

Nov 28, 16:07

Employee management has become a new challenge for upstream component makers as the global economy remains in slowdown, causing component makers' order visibility to drop from about...

Smartphone component makers penetrate ultrabook supply chain

Nov 22, 01:45

Smartphone component makers including Primax Electronics and Merry Electronics have recently cut into ultrabook supply chain as ultrabook's requirement of featuring 0.7-0.8-inch thickness...

Hard drive prices in retail channels may start dropping in December

Nov 17, 01:25

Several channel retailers are already preparing to dump their hard drive inventory, which was piled up due to concerns over potential shortages, in December as the imbalance between...

Three passive component makers step into production of LED heat dissipation substrates

Nov 16, 01:20

TA-I Technology, Holy Stone Enterprise and Polytronics Technology have stepped into production of LED heat dissipation substrates in view of growing demand for LED lighting, according...

Passive component makers post revenue drops in October

Nov 11, 13:59

MLCC (multi-layer ceramic capacitor) specialists Yageo and Walsin Technology, and chip-resistor suppliers Ta-I Technology and Ralec Electronic have all posted sequential sales decreases...

Taiwan market: Thailand floods affect sales of digital camera vendors

Nov 8, 01:45

Digital camera players Nikon, Sony and Canon, impacted by the floods in Thailand, will see their sales performance in Taiwan being impacted.

eMemory breaks into iPhone 4S supply chain

Nov 3, 15:56

Taiwan's eMemory Technology reportedly has entered the supply chain of Apple's iPhone 4S, through providing Dialog Semiconductor with access to its one-time programmable (OTP) non-volatile...

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...

Passive component maker Thinking posts on-quarter growth in 3Q11 pre-tax earnings

Oct 25, 15:29

Thinking Electronic Industrial, a Taiwan-based maker of thermistors and varistors, has posted pre-tax profits of NT$148 million (NT$4.91 million) for the third quarter of 2011, up...

Asustek, Pegatron to host investor conferences with new products to be focus

Oct 25, 01:15

Pegatron Technology and Asustek Computer are set to host their third-quarter investor conference on October 27 and 31, respectively, with Asustek's Eee Pad Tranformer and Zenbook...

Tablet component suppliers concerned about over-reliance on iPad

Oct 24, 16:28

Several Taiwan-based tablet PC component suppliers are turning concerned that their orders are heavily accumulated on Apple, as other tablet PC players are turning conservative about...

Flood in Thailand unlikely to bring more orders to Taiwan ODMs

Oct 18, 01:25

Facing the flood that is impacting their production lines in Thailand, several digital still camera (DSC) brand vendors such as Nikon and Sony are likely to shift back the production...

iPhone 4S shows key design and component changes, says IHS

Oct 17, 10:19

While much of the coverage of Apple's iPhone 4S announcement focused on the new device's similarity to the iPhone 4, an IHS analysis of the product illustrates key changes in the...

Passive component makers Yageo, Holy Stone cautious about 4Q11

Oct 14, 13:56

Passive component makers Yageo and Holy Stone have expressed a cautious business outlook for the fourth quarter of 2011, citing sluggish end-market demand and seasonality.

Asustek launches Zenbook series ultrabooks

Oct 13, 01:30

Asustek Computer has unveiled its Zenbook series ultrabooks saying it is confident it has the closest performance/price ratio compared to Apple's MacBook Air.

Asustek Zenbook series ultrabook

HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

Pegatron may see future iPhone 4S orders drop

Oct 6, 01:00

Pegatron Technology, despite already having landed orders for 10 million iPhone 4Ss from Apple, may see its future iPhone 4S order volumes start dropping as consumer demand for the...

Taiwan handset component makers striving to cut in supply chains of HTC and China-based vendors

Sep 28, 01:10

Handset component makers, including Silitech Technology, Merry Electronics and Ichia Technologies, have been making efforts to shift from the supply chain of Nokia to those of HTC...

Notebook upstream players suffer from labor and electricity shortage in Chongqing

Sep 27, 01:25

Notebook upstream players that have investments in Chongqing, China - including component and notebook makers - are facing labor and electricity shortages in the city and the issues...

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