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Toshiba puts on hold sale of Malaysian operation

Nov 17, 15:41

Toshiba and Amkor Technology have both agreed to postpone discussions regarding the previously-announced proposed acquisition by Amkor of Toshiba's semiconductor assembly operations...

Hard drive prices in retail channels may start dropping in December

Nov 17, 01:25

Several channel retailers are already preparing to dump their hard drive inventory, which was piled up due to concerns over potential shortages, in December as the imbalance between...

Foxconn announces growth in 3Q11; may face challenges in 4Q11

Nov 15, 14:26

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$863.29 billion (US$28.58 billion) for the third quarter, up 9.8% sequentially; however,...

MacBook shipments to remain stable in 4Q11

Nov 15, 01:30

Despite rumors about Apple perhaps reducing its shipment forecast for the fourth quarter spreading around in the IT market due to the company's chassis supplier Catcher Technology...

Shipment forecast for HDD and PC lowered because of Thailand floods, says IDC

Nov 11, 15:21

Widespread flooding is bringing unprecedented devastation to the people and economy of Thailand. With operations disrupted at more than a dozen hard disk drive (HDD) factories, damage...

Tripod conservative about 4Q11 outlook

Nov 8, 11:50

PCB supplier Tripod Technology has expressed caution about the company's business outlook for the rest of 2011, citing supply chain disruptions caused by Thailand's floods.

HDD supply gap to narrow as Nidec resumes some production

Nov 8, 01:50

Japan-based hard disc drive (HDD) motor supplier Nidec, which contributes close to 75% of the global HDD motor shipments, has announced its Ayutthaya plants in Thailand have already...

Taiwan market: Thailand floods affect sales of digital camera vendors

Nov 8, 01:45

Digital camera players Nikon, Sony and Canon, impacted by the floods in Thailand, will see their sales performance in Taiwan being impacted.

PC vendors search for HDDs in gray markets due to shortages

Nov 4, 16:44

Because of the increasing global shortage of hard disk drives arising from the flooding in Thailand, PC vendors have searched HDDs available for sale in gray markets, causing hikes...

Taiwan companies likely to obtain orders from Japan-based connector makers due to Thailand flooding

Nov 4, 15:59

As factories in Thailand setup by Japan-based makers of electronic connectors, including JST Manufacturing and Yazaki, have had production impacted by flooding, these makers may release...

PC ODMs may be forced to stop production due to HDD shortages

Nov 4, 15:31

Some PC ODMs may be forced to stop production beginning November due to hard disk drive (HDD) shortages, according to industry sources. Global HDD supply in the fourth quarter is...

PCB maker Apex Circuit positive about 4Q11 outlook

Nov 3, 16:50

Apex Circuit International, a Thailand-based PCB maker established by entrepreneurs from Taiwan, expects fourth-quarter revenues to enjoy similar sequential growth seen in the third...

Min Aik October revenues drop due to Thailand flooding

Stockwatch - Nov 3, 11:20

Min Aik Technology, which makes hard disk drive (HDD) components, has reported consolidated revenues of NT$557 million (US$18.4 million) for October, dropping 51.38% sequentially...

Western Digital and Samsung will not supply hard drives to Taiwan channels in November

Nov 3, 01:10

As floods in Thailand have seriously impacted the hard drive supply chain, Western Digital recently notified its distributors in Taiwan that the company will not distribute any hard...

Taiwan market: Retail channels rest hope on Seagate for supply of HDDs

Nov 2, 16:25

As Western Digital (WD) has given priority to PC vendors for supply of its hard disk drives (HDDs) due to shortages arising from flooding in Thailand, retail channels in the Taiwan...

Global HDD shortages to peak in 1Q12

Nov 2, 16:00

Hard disk drive shortages are expected to peak in the first quarter of 2012, and the global supply chain will resume normal production the following quarter at the earliest, according...

Lite-On reports impressive 3Q11 profits

Nov 1, 16:37

Lite-On Technology has reported third-quarter revenues of NT$31.24 billion (US$1 billion), a 3.5% on-quarter increase. Net profits were NT$258 million, an on-quarter increase of 51.4%...

Thailand flood exerts broad impact on electronics supply chain, says IHS iSuppli

Nov 1, 14:43

The flooding in Thailand is affecting the production of several key end products, electronic parts and subsystems, most notably automobiles, car components, cameras, analog and discrete...

Digitimes Research: Thailand flood to create 12% HDD supply gap in 4Q11 and may enlarge in 1Q12

Nov 1, 14:00

According to Digitimes Research senior analyst Joanne Chien, most hard drive and related key component makers are currently unable to fully control their plants that were affected...

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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 expects 4Q11 notebook shipments to slip 5-10% due to HDD shortages

Oct 31, 11:35

Acer originally expected its notebook shipments to remain flat in the fourth quarter of 2011, or rise by up to 5% from the preceding quarter, but now has lowered the fourth-quarter...

Thailand floods to affect NAND flash spot market, says inSpectrum

Oct 28, 16:52

NAND flash spot market pricing might be stimulated by the recent floods in Thailand over the short term, according to inSpectrum.

Heat-pipe maker Auras to benefit from transferred orders

Oct 27, 01:25

Heat-pipe maker Auras Technology will benefit from transferred orders from US-based clients, as its Japan-based competitor FujiKura's production lines in Thailand have been seriously...

Chin-Poon Thailand joint venture halts production due to flooding

Oct 25, 14:43

Taiwan-based PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial has revealed that its joint venture in Thailand, Draco PCB Public Company, of which Chin-Poon holds a 24% stake, has suspended its production...

Seagate expected to be global largest HDD supplier in 4Q11 due to Thailand flooding, say Taiwan makers

Oct 24, 11:19

Seagate Technology has downward adjusted its global shipment forecast for the fourth quarter of 2011 from 55 million hard disk drives to 40-50 million units because its production...

Prices for 2.5-inch HDDs rise by 5-10% due to Thailand flooding

Oct 21, 16:42

The serious flooding in Thailand has forced hard disk drive (HDD) assembly and HDD component factories in the area to stop production and consequently a global shortage of HDDs is...

HDD prices to rise in November due to flooding in Thailand

Oct 19, 01:20

International suppliers of hard disk drives (HDDs) are expected to raise prices as component costs will rise and demand from PC ODM/OEM makers has significantly increased due to the...

ON Semiconductor to shut Japan fab

Oct 18, 16:53

ON Semiconductor has announced plans to close its wafer manufacturing facility located in Aizu, Japan, by the end of June 2012.

Thai flooding likely to constrain HDD supplies, says IHS

Oct 18, 10:00

Thailand has experienced its worst floods in more than 50 years, potentially leading to a shortage of HDD supplies during the current quarter that may last into the first quarter...

Flood in Thailand unlikely to bring more orders to Taiwan ODMs

Oct 18, 01:25

Facing the flood that is impacting their production lines in Thailand, several digital still camera (DSC) brand vendors such as Nikon and Sony are likely to shift back the production...

Career receives shifted orders due to flooding in Thailand

Oct 18, 01:00

Taiwan-based flexible PCB maker Career Technology indicated that its factories in Taiwan and Kunshan, Eastern China, have received orders shifted from clients of Japan-based fellow...

Fire breaks out at NPC PCB plant

Oct 17, 15:21

A fire broke out at one of Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board's (NPC) factories in Kunshan, China, in the early hours of October 15. The fire was extinguished quickly with no major damage...

Flooding in Thailand may cause global short supply of HDDs in December, say Taiwan makers

Oct 17, 10:57

Suppliers of hard disk drives (HDDs) have lowered inventory levels from 20-25 days to 10-15 days due to weak demand, according to industry sources. The decreased inventory volumes...

Seagate, WD update impact of Thai flooding

Oct 13, 11:02

Seagate Technology and Western Digital (WD), the two biggest companies in the global HDD market, have provided updates to their operations in Thailand in light of the current flooding...

HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

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