Shipments are increasing for Quanta Computer, Taiwan's number one notebook maker. The company had shipments of 3.3 million in September, up from 3.1 million units one year before. However its revenues are down more than 20% from last year. The company blames the netbook trend.
However, some companies, such as HannStar Board, are benefitting from netbooks.
PCB maker HannStar Board maintaining high utilization rates despite expanding capacity; September sales reach NT$2.1 billionThursday 9 October 2008
Although the peak season effect for the notebook market was not as good as expected this year, notebook PCB maker HannStar Board reported record consolidated sales of NT$2.12 billion...
Taiwan notebook Quanta revenues flat, while Wistron and Inventec see stronger September revenuesThursday 9 October 2008
While first-tier notebook maker Quanta Computer saw its notebook shipments, including netbooks, increase 6.5% to 3.3 million units in September from 3.1 million units in August, the...
Acer surpasses HP and Dell over worldwide notebook shipment in SeptemberThursday 9 October 2008
Acer has shipped 3.4-3.6 million notebooks (including netbooks) in September this year, beating both Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell, according to industry sources.