Inventec achieves major improvement in server orders for 2017
Nov 24, 14:08
With Intel expected to launch its next-generation server platform Purley in the second half of 2017, vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and Lenovo have recently started finishing their request for quotation (RFQ) processes for server orders for 2017 and Inventec reportedly has landed a majority...
Apple seeking second supplier for next-generation Apple Watch, says report
Newswatch - Nov 19, 15:26
Apple has placed orders for four million Apple Watches for the fourth quarter, targeting mainly demand from the year-end holidays. Sales of Apple Watch are expected to surpass 10 million units in 2015. With a plan to release a second-generation Apple Watch in 2016, Apple is currently talking to Inventec,...
Handset chassis maker AVY reports increased revenues for October
Newswatch - Nov 19, 14:45
Handset and digital camera chassis maker AVY Precision Technology has reported revenues of US$623 million (US$19 million) for October, increasing 12.1% from the previous quarter. Accumulated 2015 revenues through October totaled NT$4.79 billion, up 57% on year.
Foxconn nets NT$6.03 per share for January-September
Nov 17, 14:57
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on November 16 released its financial report for the third quarter of 2015, recording consolidated revenues of NT$1.07 trillion (US$32.5 billion), up 9.5% sequentially and 12.11% on year, gross margin of 7.18%, net operating profit of NT$38.17 billion,...
Wearable devices becoming main growth driver for ODMs
Nov 16, 21:55
Notebook ODMs are expected to see their shipments in the fourth quarter to drop from the third and the volumes may continue to decline in 2016, making mobile devices especially wearable products to become the main growth driver of ODMs, according to some market watchers.
Brand vendors gearing up to launch Surface-similar 2-in-1 devices in 1Q16
Nov 16, 15:25
Seeing demand for Microsoft's Surface-series 2-in-1 devices having been rising, several notebook brand vendors have started adjusting their 2-in-1 projects for 2016 and plan to launch products with designs similar to the Surface, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Quanta reports strong performance for 3Q15
Nov 13, 13:40
Quanta Computer has reported its financial results for the third quarter with consolidated revenues growing 9.9% sequentially and 12.9% on year to reach NT$275.9 billion (US$8.44 billion). Its gross margins stood at 4.27%, with operating profits increasing 1.4% sequentially to reach NT$4.52 billion...
Inventec optimistic about its product lines in 2016
Nov 13, 11:28
With a strong financial report for the third quarter, Inventec is optimistic about its performance in 2016 and expects its notebook and server shipments to both achieve on-year growth, while handheld mobile device shipments will rise from 50-60 million units to 70 million units. The company's two solar...
Foxconn sees increased October revenues
Stockwatch - Nov 11, 20:03
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on November 10 reported consolidated revenues of NT$502.96 billion (US$15.38 billion) for October 2015, representing a 9.13% increase on month and 7.24% increase on year.
Pegatron optimistic about 4Q15
Nov 10, 14:39
Pegatron Technology CEO Jason Cheng expects the fourth quarter to benefit from seasonality and its notebook shipments will grow 20-25% sequentially in the quarter, while its handheld device shipments will grow 25-35% sequentially, boosting its revenues to the NT$400 billion (US$12.24 billion) mark.
Compal, Wistron see notebook shipments drop in October
Nov 10, 14:05
Notebook ODMs Compal Electronics and Wistron saw their October notebook shipments drop from a month ago with Compal shipping three million units, down 1.5 million units from September and Wistron shipping 1.6 million units, down 500,000 units.
Wistron reports revenues for October 2015
Stockwatch - Nov 9, 16:29
Wistron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$56.835 billion (US$1.7 billion) for October 2015, representing a 6.48% drop on month and 1.62% drop on year.
Compal revenues drop in October
Stockwatch - Nov 9, 16:27
Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$73.097 billion (US$2.23 billion) for October 2015, representing a 20.15% drop on month and 9.91% drop on year.
Pegatron revenues rise in October
Stockwatch - Nov 9, 16:20
Pegatron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$175.299 billion (US$3.35 billion) for October 2015, representing a 5.55% increase on month and 53.36% increase on year.
Wistron sees sharp on-year drop in 3Q15 net profit
Nov 5, 11:56
Wistron has announced its third-quarter financial results, reporting a drop in net profit by 54.7% on year to reach only NT$657 million (US$20.26 million) due to exchange losses from selling its service center in the Netherlands. Compared to the second quarter, the company's net profits still saw growth,...
Lite-On Technology sets up joint R&D center
Oct 23, 11:34
EMS provider Lite-On Technology on October 22 signed with Taiwan's National Tsing Hua University to establish a joint R&D center to develop innovative technologies with potential commercial applications for use by Lite-On to transform its business operations, according to the company.
Foxconn speeds up penetration into innovative product segments
Oct 23, 10:43
Optimizing its capital, manufacturing capability and integrated supply chain, the Foxconn Group has accelerated its entry into innovative product segments, rolling out a number of devices, including smart accessories, smart bicycles and voice-controlled small-size robots, according to industry sourc...
Wistron completes treasury buyback
Stockwatch - Oct 21, 22:06
Wistron has announced is has finished its treasury stock purchasing plan spending NT$1.31 billion (US$40.36 million) to buy back 80 million shares with an average price at NT$16.36 per unit. Currently Wistron has 140 million treasury stocks, accounting for 5.48% of total shares.
Altek revenues increase on year in September
Stockwatch - Oct 12, 16:17
Altek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.201 billion (US$37.22 million) for September 2015, representing a 16.98% drop on month and 7.19% increase on year.
US opportunity drives 3D printer market growth, says IDC
Oct 12, 14:31
The US 3D print market remains white hot, fueled by the explosion of 3D print manufacturers from around the world who are setting their sites squarely on the US. According to IDC, the US is the world's largest market for 3D printers with hardware revenues expected to approach US$1.5 billion by 2019.
Foxconn sees large sequential growth in September revenues
Oct 12, 10:33
EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$460.903 billion (US$14.01 billion) for September 2015, rising 57.35% on month and 10.95% on year, according to the company.
Gigabyte reports revenues for September
Stockwatch - Oct 8, 16:29
Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.014 billion (US$153.85 million) for September 2015, representing a 10.62% increase on month and 36.04% increase on year.
Compal reports revenues for September
Stockwatch - Oct 8, 16:29
Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$91.547 billion (US$2.81 billion) for September 2015, representing a 42.54% increase on month and 7.89% increase on year.
Pegatron reports revenues for September 2015
Stockwatch - Oct 8, 16:29
Pegatron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$166.083 billion (US$5.1 billion) for September 2015, representing a 119.17% increase on month and 55.2% increase on year.
Wistron reports revenues for September 2015
Stockwatch - Oct 8, 16:29
Wistron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$60.773 billion (US$1.86 billion) for September 2015, representing a 29.19% increase on month and 1.1% drop on year.
Compal to establish healthcare business unit in 2016
Oct 8, 15:12
Following its partnership with Taiwan's Chang Gung University on the development of smart garments and healthcare cloud services, and the establishment of a healthcare R&D center, Compal Electronics is planning to establish a business unit specifically focusing on handling healthcare technology...
TAITRONIC 2015 opens in Taipei, Taiwan
Oct 8, 10:02
The Taipei International Electronics Show (TAITRONIC) 2015, an annual exhibition of electronic components, is taking place during October 6-9, with nearly 600 exhibitors setting up 1,120 booths and an expected 45,000 local and international buyers, according to the organizer, the government-sponsored...
Inventec enjoys revenue growth in September
Oct 7, 22:14
Inventec has announced consolidated revenues of NT$40.5 billion (US$1.25 billion) for September, up 23.85% on month and 10.15% on year, thanks to growths in all three major product lines: notebooks, handheld devices and servers. Combined consolidated revenues for the first three quarters of 2015 were...
Inventec expects revenues to surpass US$20 billion in 2017
Oct 6, 15:46
Inventec chairman Richard Lee has pointed out that the company's revenues will surpass US$20 billion by 2017 and revenues in 2015 are expected to stay flat or drop slightly from 2014's NT$435.6 billion (US$13.4 billion).
Inventec optimistic about new orders from big client
Oct 6, 14:51
Inventec chairman Richard Lee has commented that a big client (understood to be Xiaomi) is currently developing new products, and Inventec is optimistic about related orders. Xiaomi is currently the largest smartphone client of Inventec and the ODM supplies over 50% of Xiaomi's smartphone shipments.
ECS reports revenue growth for September 2015
Stockwatch - Oct 5, 22:01
Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.66 billion (US$174.11 million) for September 2015, representing a 39.06% increase on month and 48.08% increase on year.
Metal recycling firm JYD receives investment from Mitsui
Oct 1, 14:16
Taiwan-based precious metal recycling firm Jin Yeeh Ding (JYD) Enterprise has recently started a private fund raiser and attracted Japan-based mining and smelting firm Mitsui Kinzoku to invest NT$323 million (US$9.8 million) to acquire a 19.84% stake at a price of NT$17.17 per share.