Supply chain
Highlights of the day: Supply chains decelerate non-China production expansion
DIGITIMES staff

Supply chains had been keen to move their production lines out of China amid intensifying trade tensions between the world's two superpowers before the coronavirus hit. Now they have turned concervative about relocating their manufacuring as the fast spreading outbreak clouds the global economy. But passive components maker Yageo still plans to expand production capacity outside China to fulfill rush orders. For Apple, the epidemic reportedly is delaying production for an entry-level version of AirPods Pro that the vendor is believed to be launching.

ODMs decelerate non-China production expansions as outbreak worsens: Supply chains have turned cautious about capacity expansion outside of China amid growing economic uncertainites in the wake of the widespeading coronavirus outbreak, according to the industry sources.

Yageo boosting non-China production to fulfill rush orders: Passive components maker Yageo is gearing up to boost capacity utilization at its plants outside China to mitigate the coronavirus impact on its overall output of MLCCs and resistor chips and to fulfill rush orders from clients, according to industry sources.

Production of entry-level AirPod Pro to resume momentum in 2Q20, says sources: Production of an entry-level version of Apple's AirPods device is expected to resume momentum by the end of first quarter or early in the second quarter of 2020, according to upstream component suppliers for TWS devices.

Production of entry-level AirPod Pro to resume momentum in 2Q20, says sources: Production of an entry-level version of Apple's AirPods device is expected to resume momentum by the end of first quarter or early in the second quarter of 2020, according to upstream component suppliers for TWS devices.

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