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Compal close to ink deal to sell Lienpal stake to Lenovo

Nov 10, 15:30

Compal Electronics is in the final stage of talks to sell its entire holdings in Lienpal (Hefei), a notebook manufacturing joint venture between Compal and Lenovo, to its China-based...

Compal president Ray Chen

Notebook lithium battery prices rising

Aug 14, 15:19

Because of increasing prices for raw materials and strong demand from the electric vehicle and smartphone market segments, lithium batteries for notebooks are expected to see another...

Notebook lithium battery prices on the rise

Compal recognizes losses of NT$2.9 billion from LeEco in 2Q17 financial report

Aug 11, 16:23

Compal Electronics has recognized losses of NT$2.9 billion (US$97.44 million) in its second-quarter financial results from bad debts from LeEco. Compal so far has lost NT$4.28 billion...

Ray Chen, Compal president

Compal eyes 50% revenues from non-PC businesses by 2020

Aug 10, 21:53

Compal Electronics is planning to raise its non-PC businesses' revenue contribution to 50% by 2019 or 2020, up from second-quarter 2017's 31%, according to company president Ray Ch...

Compal is placing more emphasis on non-PC products

Compal reportedly to recruit ex-Inventec manager to lead server business

Jul 14, 10:44

Compal Electronics reportedly has recruited an executive from Inventec to lead its server department and has also integrated its server team's resources, looking to land orders from...

Compal recruits a new manager for the server team

Compal evaluating partnership with LeEco

Jun 22, 22:47

Commenting on its relationship with China-based LeEco, Compal Electronics president Ray Chen has said the company will complete an evaluation of LeEco at the end of June and will...

Compal president expects PC demand to return growth in 2017

May 11, 15:49

Compal Electronics president Ray Chen expects PC demand to return to growth in 2017 because of a replacement trend from the enterprise sector created by Microsoft ending support for...

Compal reportedly working with Microsoft on smart voice recognition product

May 11, 15:22

Compal Electronics president Ray Chen has noted that the company has recently landed orders for a smart voice recognition device from a US-based client and he believes that voice...

Panel shortages expected to hurt notebook demand in 1H17, says Compal president

Nov 10, 14:47

LCD TV panel shortages are prompting panel makers to shift their capacity and the issue has caused notebook panels to see tight supply, according to Compal Electronics president Ray...

Compal to establish holding company for IPC business

May 12, 16:09

Compal Electronics chairman Ray Chen stated during an investors conference on May 11 that the company will accelerate its pace for acquiring or investing in industrial PC (IPC) players...

Rising competition from China supply chain: Q&A with Compal president Ray Chen

Jan 21, 11:18

Compal Electronics was one of the pioneers that relocated its major production base to China from Taiwan in 1990 and has since then transformed itself into an IT conglomerate with...

Compal president Ray Chen

Compal looking to ship 40 million notebooks in 2014

Nov 13, 22:05

Compal Electronics expects its notebook shipments to reach 40 million units in 2014, up slightly on year, with shipments of tablets to grow significantly to 15 million units, according...

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...

Compal announces profit for 3Q12

Oct 31, 22:08

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$173.03 billion (US$5.92 billion) for the third quarter of 2012, up 4.94% sequentially, with net profit reaching NT$1.63...

Compal/Lenovo joint venture expected to output 3-5 million notebooks in 2013

Sep 4, 01:35

The notebook manufacturing joint venture of Compal Electronics and Lenovo in Hefei, China was reported by local media to enjoy more than 10 million units of notebook production volume...

Wistron, Compal focus on touchscreen technologies

May 8, 01:30

Notebook ODMs Wistron and Compal Electronics are optimistic Windows 8 will bring a new trend for touchscreen control, and the companies have been working aggressively in the touchscreen...

Compal Communication expects to ship 9.6 million handsets in 2012

Jan 5, 01:25

Compal Communication has announced revenues of NT$10.9 billion (US$359.65 million) for the fourth quarter of 2011 with its handset shipments in the quarter reached 1.5 million units...

Compal sees decline in 3Q11 revenues

Nov 1, 10:15

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$172.81 billion (US$5.77 billion) for the third quarter, down 2% sequentially and 19% on year. The company has recently...

Compal president Ray Chen

Acer to ship 40,000 notebooks by rail across China and Europe

Sep 22, 01:25

Acer will ship 40,000 notebooks by railroad across Chongqing, China and Duisburg, Germany. The shipments are expected to arrive in Europe in two weeks.

Intel downstream partners request CPU price drop

Sep 20, 01:10

Executives from Intel's PC partners - Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin and Compal Electronics president Ray Chen both have invoked Intel to help drop the Ultrabook price to below US$1,000...

PC players optimistic about re-rise of Wintel

Sep 15, 01:05

PC players are starting to turn optimistic about a return of Wintel as Intel and Microsoft have each hosted global developer conferences to promote the upcoming Ivy Bridge processors...

Gross margins for PC ODMs expected to turn healthy in 2012

Sep 1, 01:10

Gross margins of PC ODM players are expected to return healthy in 2012 as the notebook supply chain has already reached a mutual consensus to refuse low-margin orders in the future,...

Notebook industry may not see peak season effects in 2H11

Jun 23, 01:10

The notebook industry is unlikely to return to its usual seasonal pattern of having shipment proportions of 4:6 for the first and the second halves in 2011 as the US and Europe are...

Computex 2011: Shuriken-panel notebooks make their debut

Jun 1, 01:15

Notebook models with Shuriken ultra-thin panel technology debuted at Computex 2011 with Taiwan-based Compal Electronics and Acer as well as some of Compal's downstream partners such...

Acer Shuriken-based notebook

Compal successfully raises OEM quotes for 1Q11, says president

Jan 13, 01:35

Compal Electronics president Ray Chen, on January 12, revealed the company recently reached an agreement with its clients and has successfully raised OEM quotes for the first quarter...

Compal to focus on profitability in 2011, says company president

Dec 9, 01:50

Ray Chen, president of notebook maker Compal Electronics, at a meeting of the Taipei Computer Association (TCA), expressed his optimism toward the notebook industry in 2011 and noted...

Compal considers supporting Acer with plant in Chengdu, China

Nov 11, 01:30

As Acer recently announced plans to invest in Chongqing, China, Compal Electronics is considering supporting Acer's new site with its recently planned new plant in Chengdu, China,...

EMS providers will create less impact on notebook ODMs in 2011, says Compal president

Nov 11, 01:25

Compal Electronics president Ray Chen, at a forum in Taiwan, pointed out that EMS providers have started showing their weakness over notebook manufacturing and brand vendors have...

Compal to see 3Q10 notebook shipments drop up to 10% on quarter

Sep 2, 16:50

Compal Electronics has reduced its third-quarter 2010 notebook shipment forecast from a growth of 5% originally to a single-digit percentage drop on quarter, according to company...

Compal president pessimistic about non-Apple tablet PC shipments in 2011

Sep 2, 16:46

Compal Electronics president Ray Chen at a company investors conference on September 1, commented that he expects shipments of non-Apple tablet PCs to not exceed 15 million units...

Ray Chen, Compal Electronics president

Compal Communications lowers handset shipment targets

Jun 15, 16:17

Handset maker Compal Communications has reduced its 2010 shipment target to 10 million units compared with shipments of 16 million units in 2009, according to company chairman Ray...

Compal expects notebook shipments to increase 5-10% on quarter in 3Q10

Apr 29, 14:35

Compal Electronics president Ray Chen expects the company's notebook shipments in the second quarter to hold level sequentially and will increase 5-10% in the third quarter.

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...

Compal expects to remain largest notebook maker in 1Q10, says president

Jan 7, 16:04

Compal Electronics president Ray Chen expects the company will remain the largest notebook maker in terms of shipments in the first quarter of 2010 with an annual shipments goal of...

CPT may reshuffle personnel following Compal chairman entry to board

Dec 16, 13:57

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) will reshuffle its personnel on December 18, with Compal representatives to take over some of CPT's executive positions, according to market sources.

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