Commentary: Automated production lines a priority for ODMs
Mar 27, 14:26
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has signed contracts with Korea-based SK C&C to establish a joint venture and apply SK C&C's IT services to Foxconn's automated production lines in China. The partnership showed that automated production lines have gradually become important...
Apple rumored entry-level iPhone 6C to be made by Wistron
Mar 26, 15:05
Apple is reportedly planning to unveil a new range of iPhones in the second half, and among the new smartphones, the 4-inch entry-level iPhone 6C is expected to be manufactured by Wistron, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. However, the ODM declined to comment on clients or orders.
Apple to release 3 iPhone models in 2H15
Mar 25, 21:51
Apple will release three different iPhones in the second half of 2015, the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus and a 4-inch device currently being referred to as iPhone 6C, according to industry sources.
Pegatron reports net profits of NT$14.66 billion for 2014
Mar 24, 12:34
Pegatron Technology has announced net profits of NT$14.66 billion (US$463.48 million) for 2014 or EPS of NT$6.24 thanks to strong orders from Apple. Pegatron CEO Jason Cheng pointed out that the company had high utilization rate in both the third and the fourth quarters of 2014, but the percentage...
Foxconn February revenues down nearly 30% sequentially
Mar 11, 16:07
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$280.02 billion (US$8.89 billion) for February, slipping 29.28% on month but growing 7.44% on year, and NT$676.03 billion for January-February, rising 17.53% on year.
Pegatron February revenues up on year
Mar 11, 15:30
Pegatron Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$69.28 billion (US$2.2 billion) for February, decreasing 41.31% on month but increasing 18.51% on year, and NT$187.33 billion for January-February, rising 24.9% on year.
Quanta sees revenues drop in February
Stockwatch - Mar 11, 15:10
Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$55.015 billion (US$1.74 billion) for February 2015, representing a 21.55% drop on month and 20.64% drop on year.
MSI reports revenues decline for February
Stockwatch - Mar 10, 15:26
Micro-Star International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.686 billion (US$180.21 million) for February 2015, representing a 26.41% drop on month and 7.67% drop on year.
Gigabyte revenues drop in February
Stockwatch - Mar 10, 15:22
Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.216 billion (US$101.93million) for February 2015, representing a 39.31% drop on month and 26.75% drop on year.
Delta Electronics sees February revenues decline
Stockwatch - Mar 10, 15:02
Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$11.673 billion (US$369.96 million) for February 2015, representing a 30.46% drop on month and 9.79% drop on year.
Wistron reports revenues for February 2015
Stockwatch - Mar 9, 21:42
Wistron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$44.901 billion (US$1.43 billion) for February 2015, representing a 8.97% drop on month and 26.09% increase on year.
Notebook ODMs see on-month revenue decline in February
Mar 9, 21:33
Notebook ODMs Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have announced their revenues for February, all dropping from a month ago. Wistron's February revenues had the least on-month decline among the three.
Foxlink sees revenues fall in February
Stockwatch - Mar 9, 15:11
Foxlink has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.271 billion (US$198.47 million) for February 2015, representing a 30.81% drop on month and 10.06% drop on year.
PC shipments in 1Q15 may fall over 20%, say upstream suppliers
Mar 6, 15:08
PC shipments so far in the first quarter of 2015 have been short of expectations because many vendors are still clearing inventories and demand in Europe and emerging markets including China and Southeast Asia is weak. Consequently, shipments in the quarter are likely to drop over 20% sequentially,...
Commentary: Galaxy S6 to bring significant impact on supply chains
Mar 4, 12:07
The launch of the Galaxy S6 may help Samsung Electronics revive its flagging smartphone business thanks to improvements in terms of product design and functionality. And yet, the new Galaxy smartphone may bring significant impact on the upstream supply chains.
Alibaba to set up venture capital fund in Taiwan
Mar 3, 14:21
China-based Alibaba Group has said it plans to set up a NT$10 billion (US$319 million) non-profit venture capital fund in Taiwan to finance local young entrepreneurs to build up a business on its e-commerce system.
Haier entering tablet OEM business
Mar 2, 22:57
China-based Haier is exhibiting several own-brand LTE-based tablets at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 and the company will also step into the tablet OEM business to start landing orders for LTE tablet manufacturing.
Wistron optimistic about business prospects for 2015
Feb 12, 14:33
Notebook ODM Wistron is optimistic about the business prospects for 2015 as a steady economic recovery in the US will help offset a growth slowdown in China, according to company chairman Simon Lin.
Pegatron sales buoyed by iPhone 6 shipments
Feb 12, 11:24
Pegatron Technology saw its January revenues grow 3.28% sequentially and 28.98% on year to NT$118.05 billion (US$3.75 billion) mainly thanks to orders for the iPhone 6.
Notebook ODMs see declines in January revenues
Feb 10, 12:07
Notebook ODMs Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec saw their revenues drop by double-digit percentages on month in January, with their sales likely to continue to decline in February before rebounding in March, according to industry sources.
Foxlink see revenues decline in January
Stockwatch - Feb 9, 14:53
Foxlink has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.063 billion (US$287.71 million) for January 2015, representing a 4.54% drop on month and 6.54% drop on year.
Altek revenues down in January
Stockwatch - Feb 9, 14:46
Altek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$962 million (US$30.54 million) for January 2015, representing a 14.29% drop on month and 14.12% drop on year.
Pegatron reports increased revenues for January
Stockwatch - Feb 9, 14:37
Pegatron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$118.049 billion (US$3.75 billion) for January 2015, representing a 3.28% increase on month and 28.98% increase on year.
Robot supplier Hiwin reports sales gains for January
Newswatch - Feb 9, 11:01
Ballscrew and robot maker Hiwin Technologies saw its revenues grow 0.7% sequentially and 25% on year to NT$1.32 billion (US$41.69 million) in January driven by growing demand for automation equipment.
Foxconn to issue EUR200 million corporate bonds
Feb 6, 15:29
Foxconn (Far East) Limited, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics, plans to float EUR200 million (US$226 million) worth of Euro Medium Term Notes (EMTN) to raise new funds for its expansion projects, according to Foxconn.
ARM intros mobile chip designs for 2016
Feb 4, 19:23
ARM has announced mobile processor and GPU designs targeting the high-end market for smartphones and mobile devices. Devices with the technology suite are expected to enter the market in 2016, according to the semiconductor IP supplier.
Inventec to set up production lines in India
Feb 4, 14:04
Inventec plans to set up production lines at a leased factory in Chennai, southern India, with production to begin at the end of the second or beginning of the third quarter of 2015, according to the company.
Foxconn taking different approach on patent management
Jan 27, 12:10
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has recently changed its strategy for patent acquisition and instead of trying to push the number of patents, the Taiwan-based maker is now looking to enhance patents' value, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Delta Electronics unveils own-brand industrial robot
Jan 23, 15:21
Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has unveiled an own-brand industrial robot, SCARA (selective compliance assembly robot arm), marking a step further in its R&D of industrial intelligent automation, according to company chairman Yancey Hai.
Toshiba reorganization to strengthen IoT-related business
Jan 23, 10:21
Toshiba has announced that the company will consolidate departments involved in information and communication technology (ICT) solutions into its in-house Cloud & Solutions Company on April 1. The move will allow the company to promote the business that exploits the Internet of Things (IoT).
Inventec eyes India for next production base
Jan 15, 15:46
Inventec is considering establishing new production plants in India to help clients better supply products to non-China countries, said chairman Richard Lee, who pointed out that the company's president KC Huang is currently visiting India to evaluate the feasibility of such a move.
Commentary: Foxconn achieves success in one-stop service
Jan 15, 14:30
The Foxconn Group's one-stop service integrating design, manufacturing and sales has achieved initial success in the release of Nokia N1 in China recently, where the initial shipments of 20,000 units were sold out in four minutes and orders for the device have kept growing.
Foxconn December revenues hit record
Jan 12, 12:04
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$515.569 billion (US$16.24 billion) for December, hitting a record for the second consecutive month with growth of 0.15% sequentially and 5.02% on year.
Compal reports revenues for December 2014
Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:07
Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$82.92 billion (US$2.59 billion) for December 2014, representing a 0.58% increase on month and 28.22% increase on year.