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Wistron appropriates manpower from western China to solve labor shortages in eastern China

Feb 9, 15:35

Taiwan-based notebook maker Wistron has appropriated about 3,000 employees from its plant in Chengdu City, western China, through the city government's assistance, to support its...

Post-holidays will be the most serious period for labor shortages

Jan 26, 17:04

Despite downstream notebook makers have recently begun to send employees to assist their upstream component makers, sources from upstream component makers pointed out that the best...

Compal sends employees to support component makers in China due to labor shortage

Jan 26, 01:15

Compal Electronics has sent 4,000 employees to support its suppliers of notebook casings in Jiangsu Province, eastern China, due to short supply of labor there, according to company...

Solid capacitor demand on the rise

Jan 25, 13:50

With motherboard makers looking to clear inventory and some clients are concerned about labor shortages after the Lunar New Year holidays, procurement for solid capacitors is on the...

Kinpo-Compal Group aiming to achieve 20% on-year revenue growth

Jan 13, 01:55

Kinpo-Compal Group chairman Rock Hsu, at the company's year-end banquet, pointed out that the group is aiming to achieve a growth over 20% on-year in 2011, rising from US$5.6 billion...

Alltop saw over 40% on-year growth in December revenues

Jan 11, 02:35

Taiwan-based notebook connector maker Alltop Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$184 million (US$6.29 million) for December 2010, up 12% on month and 42.12% on year,...

Simplo expects production at new plants to start in August 2011

Dec 30, 01:45

Chairman of notebook battery maker Simplo Technology, Sung Fu-Hsin, at a forum in China, has said labor shortages in 2011 are expected to be very serious, but Simplo's new plant in...

Notebook makers do not rule out supporting upstream partners to avoid labor shortages

Dec 30, 01:05

As labor shortages in coastal areas of China in 2011 are expected to be even more serious than in previous years, sources from notebook makers said that they will not rule out the...

Acer chairman expects Chongqing investment to help resolve labor shortages

Dec 2, 01:25

Labor shortages occur almost once every year in China. Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that the company's investment in Chongqing will help resolve issue, claiming that all Acer's...

Labor shortages worsening in eastern China

Nov 30, 01:20

China's labor shortages are worsening, particularly in the eastern region, according to panel component makers. Labor shortages are now an annual issue, but the problem has occurred...

Component makers facing dilemma over inventory management

Nov 23, 02:10

Taiwan-based notebook makers are currently facing a dilemma over their inventory preparations as their downstream partners have started to place short-term orders to avoid the risk...

Notebook vendors urge keyboard suppliers to start preparing for Lunar New Year

Nov 5, 01:40

Notebook vendors are requesting keyboard suppliers start preparing for possible labor shortages following the 2011 Lunar New Year holidays.

China coastal manufacturers preparing for labor shortage

Nov 3, 12:05

Labor shortage around Chinese New Year has become an annual problem for China's coastal manufacturers as most workers return home for the holidays. New government policies and industry...

Flextronics provides pay hike in southern China

Sep 1, 17:08

Singapore-based EMS provider Flextronics International has raised basic wages for employees at its production base in Zhuhai, southern China, from an average of 960 yuan (US$141)...

China labor salary hikes will not have long term affects on profits, says MSI chairman

Jun 11, 12:24

Micro-Star International (MSI) chairman Joseph Hsu has indicated that the recent rise in monthly salaries in China will not affect the company's profit in the long term as all companies...

Inventec to start mass production at Chongqing plant in November

Jun 4, 16:45

Inventec chairman Richard Lee pointed out that he expects the company to start volume production at its Chongqing production plant in China in November 2010 as surging wages and frequent...

Wanshih net profit drops 15% on year in 1Q10

May 17, 16:09

Taiwan-based mini coaxial cable maker Wanshih Electronic saw its net profit for the first quarter of 2010 drop 15% on year to NT$65 million (US$2.07 million) due to labor shortages...

LCD monitor panel prices in 2Q10 to hinge on supply of components, say Taiwan makers

Mar 24, 15:07

Although global demand for LCD monitors in the second quarter of 2010 is expected to decrease from the first quarter, prices for panels will remain unchanged or rise slightly if current...

Flextronics southern China production site expects double-digit growth in 2010

Mar 18, 10:22

Singapore-based EMS provider Flextronics International expects its production site in Zhuhai, southern China - the largest of the company's production bases around the world - to...

Delta profit rises in 2009 despite revenues drop

Mar 15, 10:40

Delta Electronics has announced a net profit of NT$11.66 billion (US$366.78 million) for 2009, rising 13.71% on year, although revenues last year dropped 12% to NT$125.5 billion.

ECS and ASRock see significant on-month drop in February 2010 revenues

Mar 11, 16:34

Motherboard makers Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) and ASRock both saw over 20% on-month drops in their February 2010 revenues due to fewer working days and labor shortages in Chi...

Chicony sees on-month revenue growth in February

Mar 9, 14:56

Taiwan-based notebook keyboard maker Chicony Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.93 billion (US$123.39 million) for February 2010, down 17.9% on month due to fewer...

Compal not seeing China labor shortage, says company president

Mar 8, 15:20

Compal Electronics has recently solved its labor shortage problem in China as the company has been hiring aggressively after the Lunar New Year according to Ray Chen, president of...

Wintek February revenues down on month

Mar 3, 16:05

Wintek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.02 billion (US$63 million) for February, dropping 13.64% sequentially from NT$2.34 billion, but rising 11.44% on year from NT$1.81...

AUO seeing little impact from labor shortage in China, says CEO

Feb 26, 15:19

AU Optronics (AUO) president and CEO LJ Chen has said the company is not seeing serious impact from the labor shortage on its production in China, nor are its suppliers.

AU Optronics (AUO) president and CEO LJ Chen

Notebook makers help component suppliers reduce labor shortage problems

Feb 23, 14:38

Some Taiwan-based notebook makers have begun to lend out their own employees to suppliers to minimize the impact of labor shortage on supply of components, according to JT Wang, Acer...

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