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  • Last update: Tuesday 11 March 2014 [114 news items]

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...

PCB maker APCB expects revenues to stay flat in 1Q10

Feb 26, 15:33

APCB expects its consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2010 to be on par with the level recorded in the fourth quarter of 2009 when revenues hit NT$1.403 billion (US$43.72...

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...

Chicony, Sunrex see increased shipments of notebook keyboards in January 2010

Feb 12, 15:27

Notebook keyboard makers Chicony Electronics and Sunrex Technology witnessed increased keyboard shipments in January 2010 due to urgent orders from notebook makers, according to the...

Labor shortages in notebook supply chain to impact component shipments

Jan 29, 16:28

Labor shortages in China are expected to impact component makers' shipments in the first quarter of 2010 as most of the makers can only satisfy 70-80% of their orders, while orders...

Notebook component makers to see dropping prices in 2010

Jan 25, 16:03

Taiwan-based makers of notebook components such as connectors and hinges, are expected to see their selling prices drop in 2010 as notebook makers are transferring the pressure from...

APCB expects 30% growth in 2010 on PCB demand from notebook segment

Jan 18, 16:26

Advence Printed Circuit Board (APCB) expects to see 30% on-year revenue growth at both of its Taiwan and China plants in 2010 on demand for notebook related PCBs, according to the...

APCB CMOS packaging broad

Notebook IC design house Ene looks to strong sales in January

Jan 7, 11:47

Notebook IC design house Ene Technology has posted revenues of NT$154 million (US$4.83 million) for December 2009, up 7% sequentially. The company expects its revenues to increase...

First-tier IC distributors to enjoy sequential revenue growth through January 2010

Newswatch - Dec 30, 13:35

Taiwan-based first-tier IC distributors are expected to enjoy revenue growth in December 2009 and January 2010, thanks to orders from the notebook segment, according to industry sources...

IC distributors seeing strong demand for notebook related components

HannStar Board expects notebook PCB shipments to decline slightly in 1Q10

Dec 25, 16:10

HannStar Board expects its shipments of notebook PCBs see have a single-digit decline in the first quarter of 2010 compared to declines of 10-20% during the same quarter in previous...

Notebook players secure LED supply to prevent possible shortage in 1H10

Dec 17, 14:41

Some notebook makers have recently worked aggressively to secure LED supply to prevent possible shortages in the first half of 2010 amid high demand from both LCD TV and notebook...

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