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ODMs to see TV shipments sink in 2013

Dec 2, 14:39

Some ODMs will see their shipments of TVs decline sharply in 2013 due to decreasing global TV demand, according to industry sources.

Automation becomes latest trend in notebook ODM industry

Nov 19, 16:03

Facing rising labor costs, several notebook ODMs such as Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics are starting to push automation across their production lines in China for 2014. Compal...

ODM notebook shipments to remain weak in 4Q13

Nov 7, 16:14

Notebook shipments from Taiwan-based ODMs will remain weak in the fourth quarter as strong demand for tablets will continue to squeeze the notebook market, according to industry so...

Notebook ODMs demanding upstream supply chain shares cloud costs

Nov 4, 12:51

To increase profits, some notebook ODMs have recently started demanding their upstream component partners share the costs of their jointly developed cloud computing projects. Most...

Notebook ODMs ramping shipments of Windows 8.1 models

Oct 4, 11:54

Having enjoyed strong shipments in September, notebook ODMs have seen their shipments remain robust in October as notebook vendors prepare to roll out new Windows 8.1-based models,...

Digitimes Research: Notebook brand vendors and ODMs enjoy around 10% growth in September

Oct 3, 15:48

Global top-five notebook brand vendors and top-three ODMs enjoyed on-month shipment growths of 13% and 9% in September, respectively. Among first-tier vendors, Hewlett-Packard (HP),...

Taiwan ODMs to handle less than 80% of global notebook shipments in 2014

Sep 30, 11:21

Taiwan makers will see their share of global notebook shipments drop below 80% in 2014, as one of the biggest vendors, Lenovo, will reduce its outsourcing sharply, according to sources...

Pegatron to make Dell 8-inch Windows 8 tablets

Sep 27, 11:37

Pegatron Technology will be responsible for ODM production of an 8-inch Windows 8 tablet expected to be unveiled by Dell in early October, according to Taiwan-based supply chain ma...

Compal, Quanta share 90% of Acer notebook ODM orders

Sep 12, 21:26

Compal Electronics has landed orders for 15-inch notebooks to be shipped in 2014 from Acer while fellow ODM Quanta Computer has obtained orders for 14- and 17-inch notebooks and an...

Wistron out of Acer 2014 main notebook ODM list, say Taiwan makers

Sep 10, 19:44

Acer has not released orders for mainstream notebook models to be shipped in 2014 to Wistron, currently one of its main ODMs, which indicates it will not use Wistron as one of its...

Acer likely to reduce number of ODM partners

Sep 6, 12:23

Judging from the fewer requests for quotation (RFQ) sent by Acer, the company is likely to reduce the number of its ODM partners for 2014, according to industry sources.

Inventec merger may trigger consolidation among notebook and handset ODMs

Aug 29, 14:33

Taiwan-based notebook and handset ODMs are likely heading for a new wave of industry consolidation taking cues from the successful merger between notebook maker Inventec and its associated...

Notebook ODMs integrating R&D resources to cut costs

Aug 26, 12:14

Notebook ODMs have recently started integrating their R&D resources from different departments and are using their idle capacity to develop tablets, smartphones or wearable devices,...

Taiwan handset OEMs/ODMs look to reignite feature phone businesses

Aug 21, 14:54

While most handset brands and ODMs have been focusing on the fast growing smartphone segment, some Taiwan-based ODMs are considering reigniting their production lines for feature...

Lenovo to produce 60% of its notebooks in-house in 2014

Aug 19, 11:50

Lenovo reportedly will produce 60% of its notebooks in-house in 2014, while outsourcing to Compal Electronics will drop to only 30% of total shipments from the previous 50%, and Wistron's...

Digitimes Research: Notebook vendors suffer over 20% on-month shipment drops in July

Aug 14, 13:54

The disappearance of the back-to-school demand in 2012 has extended into 2013 as first-tier notebook brand vendors and ODMs suffered on-month drops of 23% and 17%, respectively, in...

Notebook ODMs see rising shipments in August

Aug 13, 13:59

Notebook ODMs' shipments have been rising in August and shipments are expected to peak in September. Demand may remain significant in October, but overall growth in the second half...

LG not ready to outsource smartphone production despite growing shipments, say sources

Jul 25, 15:06

LG Electronics appears to be unlikely to release its smartphone orders to Taiwan-based ODMs in the short term despite its growing smartphone shipments, according to sources at Taiwan's...

Nokia expected to release more ODM orders, say Taiwan makers

Jul 19, 14:03

Nokia is expected to release more handset orders, including smartphones and feature phones, to Taiwan-based ODMs to reduce its R&D expenses as the vendor is now focusing on Lumia...

Notebook ODMs and suppliers seeing tense relationships

Jul 17, 22:28

Relationships between notebook ODMs and component suppliers have turned tense recently because ODMs have started demanding their suppliers cut quotes directly to the levels asked...

ODM orders from notebook vendors likely to fluctuate in 2H13, say Taiwan makers

Jul 12, 11:44

The number of molds ordered by notebook vendors has increased since June but most are for use by a single machine, implying that vendors' order volumes may fluctuate widely in the...

Pegatron sees on-year growth in June revenues

Jul 10, 21:55

Pegatron Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$66.54 billion (US$2.21 billion) for June, down 7.65% on month and 12.44% on year, NT$203.99 billion for the second quarter,...

Sony to give Quanta over 90% of its notebook orders for 2014

Jul 8, 22:01

Sony has reportedly given over 90% of its 2014 notebook orders to Quanta Computer, leaving only a small portion to the vendor's other ODM partners Wistron and Foxconn Electronics...

Notebook ODMs expect mixed monthly performance in 3Q13

Jul 3, 22:28

Notebook ODMs saw their shipments enjoy an on-month growth in June, but expect an on-month drop in July, growth in August and then to reach their annual peaks in September, according...

Notebook brand vendors conducting product R&D directly with component makers

Jul 1, 21:58

Notebook brand vendors have started conducting product R&D themselves and are directly discussing with hinge makers about development ideas, skipping ODMs, which used to do R&D...

Quanta targets 3S as the new business directions

Jun 24, 21:12

Quanta Computer is targeting the 3S - software, system and solution - as the company's new business directions for the future and is set to bring the revenue contribution of its notebook...

Commentary: Foxconn faces more labor problems

Jun 21, 14:07

To show the importance of labor rights, Apple became the first IT company to join the Fair Labor Association (FLA) in 2012 and through the association, Apple began inspections of...

Accton obtains ODM orders with shipments scheduled until October

Jun 19, 11:04

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Accton Technology has received ODM orders with shipments scheduled until October 2013, according to the company.

Netronix aims to become largest e-book reader ODM in 3 years, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 18, 14:07

Taiwan-based Netronix shipped about two million e-book readers for a global market share of 10% in 2012 and aims to hike its share to 15-20% in 2013, 25-30% in 2014, and 35-40% in...

Notebook ODMs bracing for price war

Jun 13, 12:23

Notebook brand vendors have recently started the request-for-quotation (RFQ) process for 2014 orders. But because of the notebook industry's weak shipments and Lenovo increasing in-house...

Sony Mobile to extend cooperation with ODM firms, says marketing executive

May 23, 21:39

Dennis van Schie, global head of marketing for Sony Mobile, has commented that the firm will extend cooperation and view ODM firms as strategic partners in product development to...

Wistron expected to become largest ODM for BlackBerry in 2013

May 14, 19:58

Wistron has taken over BlackBerry's R&D staff of about 100 members based in Chicago and is expected to undertake production of 50-60% of the vendor's smartphones launched in 2013,...

Taiwan makers struggle to benefit from fast growing cloud computing storage market

May 3, 15:00

While global demand for cloud computing-based storage has been growing fast, it is difficult for Taiwan-based hardware makers to enjoy such business opportunities because cloud computing-based...

Lenovo seeking help from Taiwan ODMs for the server industry

Apr 23, 09:56

With Lenovo reportedly talking with IBM about the the acquisition of IBM's server business, sources from the upstream supply chain pointed out that the China-based vendor has already...

ODMs see weaker profits from tablet business

Mar 26, 14:10

As Google and Amazon reportedly will release their next-generation 7-inch entry-level tablets in the near future, sources from the upstream supply chain have estimated that related...

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