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Notebook component makers modify products to fit Ultrabooks

Aug 18, 16:33

Taiwan-based makers of notebook components such as cooling fans, heat-pipes and bearings are all working on shrinking their components to fit into Ultrabooks as the machines required...

Chicony starts development of production base in western China

Jun 29, 01:10

Taiwan-based EMS provider Chicony Electronics on June 28 held a groundbreaking ceremony for its production base in Chongqing City, western China, with production in the first phase...

IT players could benefit from end of traditional seasonality

Jun 27, 16:23

Most Taiwan-based notebook players have commented that the traditional seasonal pattern, in which the first half of a year is slow followed by a peak in the second half, may not occur...

Asustek takes shipment lead in non-Apple tablet PCs

Jun 23, 01:35

Asustek Computer has become the largest tablet PC brand in the non-Apple tablet PC group with shipments of 400,000 units in the first half of 2011, according to sources from notebook...

Inland cities of China facing labor shortage

Jun 17, 16:11

Although most Taiwan-based notebook makers and related component makers are establishing new production lines in inland (Western) China to resolve their employee shortage issues,...

Foxconn will not quit notebook manufacturing, says company chairman

Jun 9, 02:10

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, at a recent investors meeting, stated that Foxconn...

Motherboard players see mixed result in April

May 10, 01:25

Taiwan-based motherboard players including Asustek Computer, Pegatron Technology, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI) have reported mixed result for their April...

Dell reportedly to withdraw component purchasing rights from ODMs in 2H11, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 6, 16:25

Dell reportedly will gradually retrieve its component purchasing rights from upstream ODMs in the second half of 2011 as the company is not satisfied with its ODMs for not providing...

Component supply of iPad 2 still about 2-3 weeks; Foxconn to activate backup measures

Mar 18, 14:38

As there are rumors that Apple will soon be out of product supplies because Japan's earthquake has caused shortages of components are circulating in the IT industry, Foxconn Electronics...

Component makers aim to achieve profit from iPad 2 through volume

Mar 4, 12:30

As Apple announces its new iPad 2 with upgraded specifications, while maintaining a similar price level as the first-generation iPad, sources from component makers pointed out that...

Notebook component suppliers receiving short lead-time orders

Mar 1, 15:05

Taiwan-based notebook component makers have received some short lead-time orders recently as brand-name notebook vendors, notably Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer, have begun to take...

No room to hike quotes in 1Q11, say Taiwan component makers

Feb 24, 14:26

Taiwan-based notebook component makers originally planned to raise quotes to reflect increases in labor and material costs, but it is practically impossible for their clients to accept...

Compal, Wistron may suffer lowest monthly shipments since 2009 in February

Feb 23, 01:20

Compal Electronics is likely to ship only three million notebooks in February 2011, the lowest monthly level since June 2009, while fellow maker Wistron may also see its lowest monthly...

Notebook component supplies to be short of demand, say sources

Feb 18, 01:50

Supplies of notebook components, including CMOS image sensors, chassis, batteries, and LED chips, are likely to suffer shortages as capacities at component suppliers are also occupied...

Notebook component makers rather than ODMs facing labor shortages

Feb 16, 02:00

Notebook ODMs in China have not suffered labor shortages since the end of the 2011 Lunar New Year, but makers of components/materials have, according to industry sources.

High copper price damaging profitability of notebook component makers

Feb 15, 01:15

Taiwan-based makers of notebook components such as connector, cable, power supply and cooling modules are seeing their profitability drop as the recent global copper price is hovering...

Notebook component makers waste efforts hiring extra manpower for the holidays

Feb 10, 14:39

As Intel's defective chip incident caused notebook brands and makers to delay their orders for new models to the second quarter, Taiwan-based notebook component makers, which had...

Notebook ODMs postpone parts and components orders to January

Dec 31, 01:40

Some ODM notebook makers have postponed their orders for parts and components to January 2011 as their shipments have been affected by continued blizzards in Europe and the US, according...

Notebook connector maker ACES sees revenues bounce back in November

Dec 10, 01:50

Notebook connector maker ACES Electronics saw its revenues grow 17.01% on month to NT$370 million (US$12.26 million) in November 2010, reversing from a five-month decline. For the...

Notebook shipments to HP, Acer lower than expected in November, say Taiwan component makers

Dec 6, 12:13

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer took deliveries of 3.3-3.4 million and 2.9-3 million notebooks, respectively, from Taiwan-based makers in November, with the volumes smaller than the...

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...

Notebook component makers Alltop and Simplo to announce 3Q10 results

Oct 25, 15:29

Connector maker Alltop Technology and notebook battery manufacturer Simplo Technology will announce third-quarter 2010 results soon.

Solid capacitor maker Feei Cherng enters HP notebook component supply chain

Sep 3, 12:08

Solid capacitor maker Feei Cherng has reportedly entered the component supply chain for Hewlett-Packard (HP) notebooks, which will increase the company's shipments in the second half...

Notebook players taking measures to avoid risk from inland advance

Aug 30, 14:04

Taiwan-based notebook and upstream components makers, which were originally set to establish plants in inland China, following Hewlett-Packard (HP), have recently started taking measures...

Compal to set up joint venture in China with LG Display

Aug 25, 15:50

Compal Electronics has announced the establishment of a joint venture, Lucom Display Technology (Kunshan), in eastern China with LG Display, with a total investment of US$15 million...

Notebook component makers conservative about 2H10

Aug 12, 14:26

Although several notebook players are still expecting performance to pick up in August and September, their upstream component partners are turning conservative as order visibility...

Notebook inventory levels higher than normal in North America and Europe

Aug 6, 11:52

Notebook inventory levels in the channel in North America and Europe are currently at 5-6 weeks, higher than the normal levels of 3-4 weeks, due to weakened demand, according to notebook...

Taiwan component makers benefiting from growing shipments of Samsung notebooks

Jul 21, 16:32

Samsung Electronics expects its monthly shipments of notebooks to increase from nearly one million units in the second quarter of 2010 to more than one million in the third, and therefore...

Increasing labor cost unlikely to impact channel demand significantly, say component makers

Jun 23, 16:10

Despite that several IT players are already being affected by the trend of raising minimum wages, sources from component makers believe that from components to the assembly of IT...

Clevo expects to ship 470,000 notebooks in 2Q10

Apr 20, 14:10

Taiwan-based second-tier notebook maker Clevo expects to ship 470,000 notebooks in the second quarter of 2010, up 51.6% from 310,000 units shipped in the first quarter, mainly due...

Chongqing government plans to establish zones for notebook component makers

Apr 6, 15:01

As Taiwan-based notebook makers Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), Quanta Computer and Inventec have decided to establish production bases in Chongqing, China, and...

Notebook makers having difficulty shifting costs to upstream suppliers

Mar 19, 17:02

Notebook makers are unlikely to be able to shift some of their costs to upstream components suppliers in 2010 since most of the notebook components are currently in tight supply,...

Hinge maker SZS says shipments not affected by plant fire

Mar 8, 16:15

Taiwan-based notebook hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) has said shipments for March will not be affected by a fire at its Taiwan plant on March 7 and has already increased its outsourcing...

Taiwan-based notebook component makers expect increased orders from Samsung

Mar 3, 16:32

Samsung Electronics' Taiwan-based component suppliers, including those for connectors, cooling modules, keyboards and chassis, expect to obtain increased orders as Samsung aims to...

Notebook component shortages mainly created by double booking, say sources

Mar 1, 12:47

Notebook component shortage in China is not as serious as most market watchers believe since the strong market demand is mainly created by notebook makers double booking or over booking...

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