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Taiwan handset component makers not significantly affected by depreciation of US dollar

Oct 20, 14:48

Most Taiwan-based component and handset makers, including Merry Electronics, Ichia Technologies and Arima Communications, indicated that the depreciation of the US dollar against...

Ichia improves 3Q10 gross margin to 12%

Oct 19, 14:21

Handset keypad and flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Ichia Technologies saw its gross margin reach 12% in the third quarter of 2010 bringing the margin for the first three quarters of the...

SZS sees metal injection molding production line fully-loaded

Sep 30, 14:21

Notebook hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) has seen its metal injection molding (MIM) production line capacity fully-loaded for September and has used about 50% of the capacity for...

Headset maker Merry sees profits jump over 500% in 1H10

Aug 30, 11:46

Headset maker Merry Electronics saw its net profits soar 536% on year to NT$341 million (US$10.65 million) in the first half of 2010, buoyed by increasing shipments of hands-free...

Taiwan-based handset component makers enjoy sales growth in July

Aug 10, 11:25

Silitech Technology had its second consecutive record revenues of NT$1.28 billion (US$39.7 million) in July due to rising keypad shipments for new Nokia and RIM handset models. Revenues...

RIM reportedly looks to ship 60-70 million BlackBerry smartphones in next 12 months

Jun 25, 11:51

RIM (Research In Motion) has reportedly informed its handset component suppliers in Taiwan that it expects shipments of BlackBerry smartphones to top 60-70 million units in the next...

Keypad market share gains benefit Taiwan makers

May 7, 15:41

Despite the surge in popularity of touchscreen smartphones, physical keypads have gained ground in the smartphone input market.

Handset component makers post strong revenue gains in March

Apr 8, 14:09

Most Taiwan-based handset component makers have posted strong revenue gains in March. Silitech Technology, Merry Electronics and Ichia Technologies recorded consolidated revenues...

Motorola handset component supply chain in Taiwan likely to undergo rearrangement

Mar 31, 11:02

The supply chain of handset keypads, cases, panels, PCBs and camera modules for Motorola in Taiwan may come to a rearrangement as Arima Communications is likely to replace Compal...

Handset component makers set to see revenues decline faster than expected in 1Q10

Mar 9, 14:37

Three major Taiwan-based handset component makers – Merry Electronics, Ichia Technologies and Silitech Technology – have all turned more conservative over their revenue...

MediaTek places component orders for nearly 50 million units for March 2010, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 22, 12:17

MediaTek is aggressively replenishing inventories for March 2010, with order volumes to its handset related component suppliers reaching nearly 50 million units, the highest monthly...

Handset component makers expect 50% on year revenue growth in 1Q10

Jan 22, 17:02

Handset component makers including Merry Electronics, Silitech Technology and Ichia Technologies are expected to see their revenues in the first quarter of 2010 increase by 40-50%...

Pixart enters handset CMOS sensor market

Jan 4, 12:31

CMOS image sensor (CIS) supplier Pixart Imaging has teamed up with MediaTek to enter the handset CIS market, according to industry sources. Under the partnership, Pixart has begun...

CMOS image sensors

Ichia posts sequential revenue growth in November 2009, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 4, 15:01

Handset keypad and flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies saw consolidated revenues increase 15.5% sequentially to NT$706 million (US$21.99 million) in November 2009, although the...

Prosperity Dielectrics to begin producing inductors for notebooks, handsets

Dec 1, 17:05

Taiwan-based Prosperity Dielectrics plans to expand the presence of its inductor product line into the notebook and handset markets and expects revenues of this segment to grow in...

Silitech sees pre-tax profits up 35% on year in 3Q09

Newswatch - Oct 20, 14:06

Handset keypad maker Silitech Technology has posted pre-tax profits of NT$541 million (US$16.75 million) for the third quarter of 2009, up 47% sequentially and 35% on year, according...

Handset component makers expect growing revenues and profits in 4Q09

Oct 14, 12:18

Three major Taiwan-based handset component makers – Ichia Technologies, Merry Electronics and Silitech Technology – all expect their revenues and profits to grow substantially...

OLED displays revenues set new record of US$192 million in 2Q09, says DisplaySearch

Sep 30, 16:07

Global OLED revenues have set a new record of US$192 million for the second quarter of 2009, up 32% sequentially and 22% on year, according to DisplaySearch. The research firm forecasts...

Strong orders to keep FIH handset production running during long October holiday, say IC distributors

Sep 28, 12:26

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will continue its production in China during the long National Day holiday in October, and therefore IC distributors have been rushing to fulfill...


Taiwan smartphone application IC market grows significantly in 2Q09, says MIC

Sep 1, 15:27

Taiwan smartphone application IC market volume reached 89.37 million units in the second quarter of 2009, up 33.9% sequentially, according to Taipei-based Market Intelligence &...

Handset keypad maker Ichia sees revenues up over 10% in 1H09, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 3, 16:39

Handset keypad and flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies posted consolidated revenues of NT$3.96 billion (US$120.36 million) in the first half of 2009, up 10.6% from a year earlier,...

Ericsson to work with Taiwan netbook makers to promote mobile broadband modules

Jun 5, 12:23

Ericsson is looking to work closely with the netbook manufacturing ecosystem in Taiwan, which it regards as the most important production base for netbooks, in order to tap the rapidly...

Young Optics and Himax step into pico projector modules for handsets

Apr 30, 09:53

Taiwan-based Young Optics, a subsidiary of backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic, and Himax Technologies, a subsidiary of LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), have extended...

Young Optics DLP based pico projecotr

WPG begins shipments for next-generation iPhone, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 23, 15:25

IC distributor WPG Holdings has received several handset component orders, including power management (PWM) ICs for Apple's next-generation iPhone reported to be launched in the second...

Taiwan LED makers enjoy booming sales to China, but are uncertain about 2H09

Apr 22, 15:20

Taiwan LED players have seen booming demand from white-box handset vendors in China amid the China government's promotion program, according to industry sources.

Handset component suppliers begin to ship parts and components for new iPhone, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 8, 14:54

Taiwan-based handset component suppliers have begun shipping components and parts for the new iPhone that Apple is likely to launch in June, the Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Handset keypad maker Silitech reports 14% profit drop for 2008

Stockwatch - Apr 3, 12:38

Taiwan's Silitech Technology has posted net profits of NT$1.11 billion (US$32.7 million), or NT$6.54 per share, on consolidated revenues of NT$9.11 billion in 2008, according to a...

Samsung and LGE reportedly placing handset rush orders

Mar 19, 12:00

First-tier handset vendors Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics (LGE) have been placing rush orders with Taiwan ODM handset makers and handset component suppliers, according to...

Quartz component maker TXC seeking new customers to confront price competition from Japan companies

Jan 16, 12:06

Taiwan quartz component supplier TXC is aggressively developing relationships with new customers to protect its current position since rivals from Japan are expanding their target...

FIH expected to post first ever revenue drop in 2008

Jan 14, 01:05

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), the Hong Kong-listed handset manufacturing subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), will likely see its consolidated revenues...

Handset component revenues poised to decline in December

Dec 24, 13:55

Most leading Taiwan-based handset component suppliers are expected to see their consolidated revenues continue to fall in December after recording a sequential decline of 10-30% in...

Most handset component makers see revenues decline in November

Dec 8, 13:43

Most leading Taiwan-based handset component suppliers suffered a sequential decline of 10-30% in revenues in November as handset vendors sharply reduced their component orders, according...

Handset component suppliers turn conservative about 4Q

Dec 2, 11:40

Most Taiwan-based handset component suppliers who had previously remained optimistic about their shipment outlooks for the fourth quarter of this year have now become more conservative...

Korean CMOS image sensor maker expands in China white-box handset market

Nov 12, 16:36

Seti, a Korea-based CMOS image sensor maker, has succeeded in expanding its CMOS image sensor market share in China to 50%, according to market watchers. Seti's monthly shipments...

Handset keypad makers Ichia and Silitech both report record sales in October

Nov 7, 16:09

Taiwan handset component makers had mixed revenues in October, with two keypad makers – Ichia Technologies and Silitech Technology – both reporting record sales while...

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  • Taiwan handsets – 2Q 2009

    Shipments of Taiwan handsets rebounded in the second quarter of 2009 after two quarters of sequential declines, as clients started replenishing their inventories. But second-quarter...

  • Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2009

    Taiwan saw its biggest handset shipment decline ever in the first quarter of 2009 because of significant drops in orders from major clients Motorola and Sony Ericsson.

  • Taiwan handsets – 4Q 2008

    Taiwan shipped 22.7 million handsets in the fourth quarter of 2008, down 18.6% sequentially and 34.5% from the same period one year earlier.

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    Shipments in the third quarter grew only slightly, as orders from Motorola continued to decline and orders from Nokia were weaker than expected. Shipments to Nokia were also delayed...

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