Tuesday 30 January 2024
Foldable phone hinge maker Jarllytec mulls capacity expansion in China
Jarllytec, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of foldable phones and consumer electronics hinges, may expand its production capacity in China to meet rising demand from local handset customers,...
Monday 15 January 2024
More new features still to come for foldable devices in 2024
Foldable designs can not only be applied to smartphones, but it's also expanding into other product lines. Asus unveiled a portable folding display at CES 2024, while Austria's C-Seed...
Monday 16 October 2023
Supply chain reveals three reasons why brands are embracing foldable smartphones
With the growth of smartphones slowing down, various brands are actively embracing foldable designs. According to the supply chain, foldable products have three characteristics that...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
Hinge component cost reductions help drive foldable phone sales in 2H23
Foldable phone prices have gone down, as costs for hinge components continue to decrease, according to industry sources. As such, foldable phones are expected to lead growth in the...
Wednesday 28 December 2022
Hinge maker Jarllytec optimistic about demand for foldable devices
Hinge maker Jarllytec has expressed optimism about demand from the foldable smartphone sector, as its market will continue to grow in 2023, thanks to the increasing popularity of...
Friday 12 August 2022
Components suppliers brace for hinge minimization trend for foldable handsets
Samsung Electronics has minimized the hinge mechanism in its newly unveiled foldable smartphones to cut production costs and make them slimmer and lighter, and other vendors including...
Friday 14 January 2022
Notebook ODMs expect strong 1Q22
Taiwan-based notebook ODMs (including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, and Wistron) and related component suppliers are all expected to see their shipment performance levels buck...
Wednesday 11 August 2021
Hinge makers see gross margins come under downward pressure
Taiwan-based makers of hinges used in notebooks and LCD monitors have been under impact from material cost increases and intensifying price competition from China-based fellow makers,...
Tuesday 13 July 2021
Notebook component suppliers turn cautious due to market uncertainties in 2H21
Notebook component suppliers have turned cautious about building inventory as the upstream supply chain is now having mixed views over order visibility for the third quarter and beyond,...
Wednesday 7 July 2021
Hinge makers see orders for foldable smartphones ramp up
Hinge makers expect their shipments for foldable smartphones to ramp up and start making positive contributions to revenues in the second half of 2021, according to industry source...
Wednesday 16 June 2021
Notebook compartment part suppliers see deceleration in shipments in 2Q21
Makers of notebook internal compartment parts and hinges have seen a deceleration in order pull-ins from notebook brand clients in second quarter amid component shortages.
Friday 27 March 2020
Apple PCB suppliers dismiss speculation about 5G iPhone delay
Taiwan's PCB makers in the supply chain of 5G iPhones have denied reports claiming they have been asked to postpone volume production by two months in line with a likely launch delay...
Thursday 13 February 2020
Taiwan hinge makers resuming operations in China
Taiwan-based hinge makers are resuming production in China after extended Lunar New Year holidays in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak but some clients prefer to have their products...
Wednesday 22 January 2020
Hinge makers to ramp up shipments for foldable smartphones in 2H20
Taiwan-based hinge makers are expected to ramp up substantially their output for foldable smartphones starting the second half of 2020, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 15 January 2020
Hinge makers budget higher capex for 2020
Taiwan-based hinge makers including Shin Zu Shing (SZS) and Jarllytec both will spend more to expand their production capacities this year, according to the companies.
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