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Monday 19 February 2024
Strike at iPhone charger maker Flex's India plant upsets Apple’s cart
On Friday, Feb. 16, hundreds of employees at Flex, an Apple supplier in India, initiated a one-day strike.
Thursday 6 January 2022
Taiwan notebook ODMs reluctant to set up production lines in India
Many PC brand vendors have moved to carry out localized production in India to benefit from the country's PLI (production linked incentive) scheme, but Taiwan's four major notebook...
Monday 31 August 2020
Smartwatch brands adjusting supply chain deployments, says Digitimes Research
Some smartwatch vendors have adjusted their supply chains, either by switching related suppliers or relocating production bases, to adapt to changing global micro situations in order...
Thursday 9 January 2020
ODM, EMS providers gear up for AR glasses market
Worldwide first-tier ODMs and EMS providers including Quanta Computer, Pegatron, Wistron and Flextronics have begun crossing into the manufacturing of augmented reality (AR) glasses,...
Thursday 25 July 2019
Flex halts handset production for Huawei, say Chinese media
EMS provider Flex reportedly has stopped assembling Huawei's smartphones in China, with the client shifting contract production orders to BYD Electronics International and Foxconn...
Wednesday 10 July 2019
Server, networking device players expanding manufacturing in Taiwan and North America
The supply chain of servers and network communication devices has continued shifting their production out of China with Taiwan and North America being the two major choices for the...
Monday 24 June 2019
G2 and Beyond: Taiwan should target top-end manufacturing, says Katerra CEO Michael Marks
Michael E Marks, incumbent chairman of Katerra and former CEO of Flextronics has pointed out that Taiwan should focus on the manufacturing of products with premium values instead...
Monday 6 May 2019
Global server market – 1Q 2019


Wednesday 22 June 2016
Canadian Solar, Flextronics to jointly set up PV module factory in Brazil, says Absolar
China-based PV module maker Canadian Solar and Flextronics International will jointly invest US$80 million to set up a PV module factory with annual production capacity of 360MWp...
Friday 18 July 2014
Flextronics plans to release orders for wearable device components to Taiwan
Singapore-based EMS provider Flextronics International plans to release orders for wearable device components to Taiwan-based makers due to their technological advantages in precision...
Monday 2 December 2013
Nike to launch new smartwatch in 1H14
Following the release of the Nike+Sportwatch and Fuelband SE smartwatch in 2013, Nike plans to launch a new smartwatch in the first half of 2014, according to sources in Taiwan's...
Wednesday 4 September 2013
Flextronics lands 90% of Xbox One orders, leaving Foxconn the rest
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...
Monday 2 September 2013
HP may cooperate with Flextronics in the Brazil notebook market
Hewlett-Packard (HP) is reportedly considering cooperating with Flextronics for product manufacturing for the Brazil market, as the US-based vendor is said to be adopting a new business...
Thursday 2 May 2013
JA Solar and Flextronics enjoy booming solar module growth, says IHS
China's JA Solar and Singapore-based Flextronics achieved the fastest growth among the top 10 producers of solar modules in 2012, as the two companies cashed in on the soaring demand...
Monday 17 December 2012
Motorola likely to bid farewell to Taiwan handset ODMs after Google sells plants to Flextronics
The partnerships between Motorola Mobility and Taiwan-based handset ODMs such as Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will begin to fade away, as Google, the parent company of Motorola,...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research