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Top 10 cell-phone manufacturers face challenging 2010, says iSuppli

Apr 15, 15:21

The top ten contract manufacturers of cell-phones will experience a difficult 2010 following a year that upended their longstanding business models and dealt them unprecedented losses,...

BYD to invest 500 million yuan for PV power stations in 2010, says media

Mar 19, 14:44

BYD, a China-based maker of electric cars, batteries and electronic components/devices, plans to invest 500 million yuan (US$73.2 million) to set up photovoltaic (PV) power-generating...

OEM semiconductor spend to rise 13% in 2010, says iSuppli

Mar 18, 17:04

Semiconductor spending in 2010 among OEM and EMS providers will post double-digit increases, reversing the curtailment in spending from the two groups in the wake of the economic...

Kenmec board of directors approves EMS business spin-off

Mar 10, 15:55

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, which specializes in industrial automation equipment, has announced plans to spin off its EMS unit have been approved by its board of directors.

Electronic contract manufacturing returns to growth, but uncertainties remain, says iSuppli

Feb 4, 16:30

Although the global electronics contract manufacturing industry is set to return to growth in 2010 after a painful 2009, the market still faces major uncertainties for the year, according...

LGE to outsource 22-24 million handsets from ODM and EMS makers in 2010, say sources

Jan 7, 11:20

LG Electronics (LGE) plans to outsource 12-14 million handsets on an ODM basis and another 10 million units on an EMS basis in 2010, according to industry sources. Taiwan-based ODM...

Foxconn revenues down over 9% sequentially in November 2009

Dec 11, 12:28

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has posted revenues of NT$147.39 billion (US$4.56 billion) for November 2009, down 9.1% sequentially but up 9.3% on year. For the...

Flextronics aims to become first-tier notebook maker

Oct 23, 17:02

Flextronics International aims to become one of the top three notebook makers worldwide, according to Sean Burke, president of Flextronics Computing and Peter Chu, general manager...

Sean Burke, president of Flextronics Computing

Sales slowdown prompts re-evaluation among PND players, says iSuppli

Oct 19, 12:09

Portable navigation devices (PNDs) now have entered a period of slowing growth, spurring companies throughout the supply chain to re-evaluate their business models, according to iS...

USI sees September revenues up on month, down on year

Oct 8, 16:41

Taiwan-based Universal Scientific Industrial (USI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.13 billion (US$158 million) for September, an increase of 15% on month but a drop of...

EMS and ODM businesses gain stability in 2Q09, says iSuppli

Oct 2, 10:27

The global electronics contract manufacturing business showed signs of stabilization in the second quarter, with the top players experiencing a collective return to growth following...

Jabil looking to recruit handset R&D talent in Taiwan, say sources

Sep 30, 11:29

EMS provider Jabil Circuit is reportedly following the steps of rival company Flextronics International of seeking to recruit R&D staff from handset ODMs in Taiwan to strengthen...

Flextronics to form handset ODM team in Taiwan, say sources

Sep 24, 12:07

Flextronics International plans to set up a handset ODM team in Taiwan in order to compete effectively with local handset makers for ODM orders from brand vendors such as Sony Ericsson...

EMS providers could pressure notebook ODMs in 2010, says Flextronics president

Sep 23, 16:08

Although EMS providers have not been competitive against ODMs for notebook orders, the former will eventually be able to compete with the latter due to advantages in global logistics...

Kenmec to spin off EMS business in 2010

Sep 23, 15:01

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, a supplier of automated factory equipment and thin-film-transistor panel manufacturing equipment, plans to spin off its EMS business as a subsidiary...

Foxconn July 2009 revenues flat on month, down slightly on year

Aug 11, 14:47

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported non-consolidated revenues of NT$128.16 billion (US$3.91 billion) for July 2009, a slight increase of 0.12% on month,...

LCD TV outsourcing falling short of expectations, says iSuppli

Jul 20, 16:14

Although sales of LCD TVs are continuing to grow during the current downturn, the recession is resulting in somewhat weakened demand, causing contract manufacturing of such sets to...

EMS providers and notebook ODMs are becoming DMS providers, says Acer founder

Jul 16, 13:52

Electronics manufacturing services (EMS) will disappear and be replaced by design manufacturing services (DMS) as EMS providers such as Flextronics and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai...

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Globally 25% of LCD TVs shipped in 1Q09 were outsourced, says DisplaySearch

Jul 9, 15:54

In the first quarter of 2009, 25% of LCD TVs were made by external OEMs/EMS such as Amtran, Compal, Grundig, Jabil, TPV Technology and Wistron, up 1% sequentially, according to Dis...

EMS provider BYD entering white-box netbook market in China

Jun 18, 16:25

EMS provider BYD recently began shipping a white-box netbook in the China market priced around 1,500 RMB (US$219), according to notebook industry sources. The price is expected to...

Kenmec adopts DuPont bonding technology for touch panels

Newswatch - Jun 17, 16:44

LCD equipment supplier Kenmec Mechanical Engineering has announced it has signed a licensing agreement with DuPont Display Enhancements to employ DuPont's optical bonding technology...

EMS providers recruiting from Quanta, says paper

Newswatch - May 11, 12:42

Some electronic manufacturing service (EMS) providers have reportedly headhunted a whole team of technicians from Quanta Computer, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

USI suffers drop in April revenues

May 7, 15:22

Universal Scientific Industrial (USI) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.74 billion (US$112.75 million) for April, drops of 11% on month and 30% on year. USI said it still...

Gigabyte, ECS and Flextronics roll out Intel white-box notebooks

Apr 30, 17:15

Taiwan-based motherboard and notebook makers Gigabyte Technology and Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) as well as Singapore-based EMS firm Flextronics International have launched...

Rules change in the mobile handset outsourcing business, says iSuppli

Apr 27, 17:10

With the structure of the mobile handset supply chain upended by the global economic crisis, the old rules for the contract manufacturing of wireless devices have been overturned,...

Taiwan maker Kenmec expanding electronics business operation

Apr 23, 16:55

Taiwan-based Kenmec Mechanical Engineering has stepped into making TFT-LCD and photovoltaic (PV) equipment, Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and touch panels, according to company chairman...

LCD equipment maker Kenmec enhancing EMS business

Newswatch - Apr 20, 14:17

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering recently announced its investment in Loyalty Founder Enterprise (LFE), a Taiwan-based PC and system chassis manufacturer. The TFT-LCD equipment maker...

RIM may add Foxconn as new EMS partner for smartphones, say sources

Apr 14, 12:18

Research in Motion (RIM) is reportedly seeking an EMS partner for the production of its smartphones in Asia Pacific, with Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry)...

EMS and PCBA companies expected to increase investment in testing equipment as notebook HDI demand picks up

Apr 6, 11:05

EMS and PCB assembly (PCBA) companies are purchasing testing equipment including AOI and AXI equipment in anticipation of increased demand for notebook-use high-density interconnect...

Nokia pulls more than US$5 billion in business from contract manufacturers, iSuppli says

Mar 30, 10:43

Nokia has stopped using outside contract manufacturers for the assembly of its phones, dealing yet another blow to the beleaguered electronics contract manufacturing business that...

Russia falls off the EMS map, says iSuppli

Mar 26, 16:04

Once viewed as a promising emerging market with massive growth potential for the global electronics contract manufacturing business, Russia now is facing a cessation of new investment,...

Dell says smartphone to be released on schedule

Mar 24, 14:33

Dell will not delay the launch of its new smartphone lineup and is on schedule to release devices in line with its internal roadmap, company CEO Michael Dell said recently in Taipei...

Michael Dell

Revenues of top EMS providers shrink in 2008, says iSuppli

Mar 11, 16:58

After years of single-handedly powering the robust growth of the global electronics manufacturing services (EMS) business, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) achieved...

Commentary: Global slowdown takes tolls on EMS firms

Mar 10, 14:05

The losses posted by the EMS firm Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), the Hong Kong-listed handset subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), for the second...

Nokia seeks Taiwan partners for netbook production

Feb 27, 16:04

Nokia is currently in talks with Taiwan notebook makers and EMS companies for cooperation on its plans to possibly enter the netbook market, according to sources at Taiwan notebook...

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