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  • Last update: Thursday 15 January 2015 [519 news items]

Wistron to expand capacity at Kunshan plant for Apple orders

Oct 21, 15:03

Wistron is building additional capacity at its plant in Kunshan, China, which some market watchers believe may be used to fulfill smartphone orders placed by Apple, according to industry...

Quanta Computer leads in September notebook shipments among Taiwan ODMs

Oct 9, 15:29

Quanta Computer shipped four million notebooks in September, the largest among Taiwan-based ODMs, followed by Compal Electronics with 3.2 million units, Inventec with 2.35 million...

Wistron ships nearly 2.3 million notebooks in September

Oct 8, 20:31

Wistron shipped nearly 2.3 million notebooks in September 2013, increasing about 15% on month, according to the company.

Taiwan ODMs expected to benefit from new data centers in Northern Europe

Sep 25, 21:54

Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a subsidiary of Wistron, are expected to benefit from Microsoft and Facebook's new data center establishments in Northern Europe in 2014, according to...

Taiwan handset supply chain to be affected by restructuring plans at BlackBerry

Sep 23, 11:36

Sales of Taiwan-based ODM/OEM maker Wistron and handset component suppliers Silitech Technology and Ichia Technologies are likely to be affected by the planned restructuring program...

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...

Notebook ODMs see growing revenue performance in August

Sep 9, 22:36

Notebook ODMs Wistron, Compal Electronics and Inventec have announced their revenues for August with all enjoying growth for both on-month and on-year comparisons.

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.

Digitimes Research: Notebook brands and ODMs ramp up shipments in August

Sep 5, 15:23

Notebook shipments of the world's top-five brands and top-three ODMs grew 22% and 11%, respectively, on month in August 2013, but performance of individual brands and ODMs varied...

Flextronics lands 90% of Xbox One orders, leaving Foxconn the rest

Sep 4, 21:04

Singapore-based Flextronics has reportedly landed about 90% of Xbox One orders from Microsoft with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) acquiring the remaining 10%, according...

Quanta, Compal to dominate Acer 2014 notebook orders, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 3, 12:23

Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics have each landed about 40% of Acer's notebook orders for 2014, relegating Wistron, the second-largest supplier to Acer in 2013, to third place,...

Sony leads in Ultra HD TV market in 1H13

Aug 28, 11:52

Sony led rival brands to capture a 37.8% share of the global Ultra HD TV market in the first half of 2013, according to DisplaySearch. LG Electronics ranked second with a 14.2%, as...

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,...

Amtran and TPV to land most of Vizio OEM TV orders followed by Foxconn and Wistron

Aug 23, 12:11

About 70% of Vizio's LCD TVs will be made by Amtran and TPV in 2013 with the additional 30% split between Foxconn Electronics and Wistron.

Wistron to start business reorganization

Aug 19, 21:55

Wistron chairman Simon Lin announced at a supply chain conference on August 19 that the company plans to start a business reorganization in the near future. The company will focus...

Notebook ODMs seeking measures to stay competitive in 2014

Aug 19, 14:06

Notebook ODMs are taking measures to handle the challenges they may face in 2014. In addition to seeking new business opportunities such as wearable devices and cloud computing datacenters,...

Wistron posts 1H13 net EPS of NT$1.46

Aug 12, 10:38

Taiwan-based ODM Wistron generated net EPS of NT$1.46 for the first half of 2013, according to the company.

Wistron July notebook shipments lowest in 2013

Aug 9, 10:31

Taiwan-based ODM Wistron shipped 1.65 million notebooks in July, the lowest monthly level so far in 2013, according to the company.

Compal biggest winner in Dell 2014 notebook orders

Aug 5, 21:42

Dell has finished its notebook request for quotation (RFQ) for 2014 and will outsource 90% of its enterprise orders to Compal Electronics, while orders for consumer models are split...

Wistron sees growth in June notebook shipments

Jul 9, 11:14

Wistron has announced revenues and notebook shipments for June with shipment volume increasing 13.5% on month to 2.1 million units and reaching 5.85 million units in 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...

Wistron qualified for iPad mini OEM production

Jun 25, 20:47

Apple has visited factories of Taiwan-based ODM Wistron and has qualified Wistron for OEM production of iPad mini, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers. However, Wistron...

Wistron, Inventec unlikely to see notebook revenue proportion drop below 50% in the short term

Jun 17, 15:49

Although Wistron and Inventec are both aggressively trying to reduce their notebook business revenue contributions to minimize the impact of the weakening notebook industry, since...

Order visibility from BlackBerry extends to 2-3 quarters, say suppliers

Jun 17, 11:42

Order visibility from BlackBerry has been extended to 2-3 quarters compared to a mere one quarter previously as the Canada-based smartphone vendor plans to release 3-4 new models...

Wistron to step into medical inspection instruments

Jun 17, 10:33

Wistron will step into production of non-invasive medical examination instruments by establishing a medical business group by the end of 2013 as well as investing in or acquiring...

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...

Notebook ODMs see mixed revenue performance in May

Jun 11, 14:07

Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have announced their revenues for May 2013 with Quanta achieving NT$61.08 billion (US$2.04 billion), down 0.5% on month and...

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,...

Inventec acquires orders from new server clients for 2H13

May 13, 21:36

Inventec at its investor meeting on May 13 revealed that the company has acquired server orders from a new client for the second half and though Inventec refused to name the client,...

Wistron posts 1Q13 net EPS of NT$0.74

Stockwatch - May 13, 16:24

Wistron recorded net EPS of NT$0.74 for first-quarter 2013, according to the company. The Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily News (EDN) reported that Sharp...

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

Notebook ODMs to see mixed declines in April shipments

Apr 22, 22:09

Notebook ODMs are expected to see on-month shipment declines in April with Compal Electronics and Wistron dropping about 10%. Meanwhile, Quanta and Pegatron will only see single-digit...

Taiwan ODM factories in western China unaffected by earthquake

Apr 22, 10:39

Four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, have indicated that their factories in Chongqing and Chengdu, western China, were not affected...

Wistron reports rising March revenues

Apr 9, 14:30

Notebook ODM firm Wistron saw March consolidated revenues reach NT$60.88 billion (US$2.02 billion), showing a sequential increase of 37.07% and an on-year increase of 11.18%. The...

Commentary: Labor shortages, rising wages in China push notebook component firms toward automation

Apr 1, 11:10

China continues to increase minimum wages but labor shortages along the coast continue sending the notebook supply chain moving inward to central China. The lack of labor is notebook...

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    Before Going to Press | 10h 26min ago

  • Sharp estimates LCD TV shipments to reach 6 million in fiscal 2014-2015

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    Before Going to Press | 10h 41min ago

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    Lenovo IdeaPad Y560D 3D notebook

    Lenovo has recently announced a 3D notebook, the IdeaPad Y560D, which is equipped with a 15.6-inch screen, Intel Core i7 processor and an ATI Radeon HD 5730 graphics card at a price...

    Photo: Company, Jun 23.

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    Simon Lin, chairman of Wistron

    Wistron is expected to outpace other notebook vendors in Taiwan and record earnings per share (EPS) of more than NT$1 for the first half of this year

    Photo: David Tzeng, DigiTimes, Jun 10.

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