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Friday 19 January 2024
Foxlink refutes operation difficulties at subsidiary in Kunshan
Foxlink Automotive Technology (Kunshan), a component production subsidiary of Foxlink, reportedly has announced to offer unpaid holidays for close to six months to some of its workers...
Friday 16 June 2023
Wistron steps up global manufacturing deployments
Wistron will be aggressively advancing its worldwide manufacturing deployments in response to geopolitical shifts, according to Simon Lin, chairman for the Taiwan-based ODM company...
Tuesday 18 April 2023
Leatec steps up deployment in EV sector
Leatec Fine Ceramics, a Taiwan-based dedicated maker of aluminum and ceramic substrates needed for manufacturing chip resistors, has stepped up its deployment in the EV sector.
Thursday 6 April 2023
Gudeng expects over 40% revenue surge in 2023
Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer, expects its revenue to exceed NT$6.5 billion (US$211.1 million) in 2023 and rise further to top the...
Wednesday 16 November 2022
Taiwan IC substrate suppliers to ramp up capex in 2023
Taiwan-based IC substrate suppliers are expected to continue ramping up their capital expenditures (capex) next year to build additional production capacities for ABF substrates,...
Thursday 18 August 2022
IPC maker Getac sees strong order momentum for US government project
Rugged PC maker Getac has seen a strong influx of orders associated with a major US government project in the second half of 2022, and expects the order momentum to carry on into...
Thursday 18 August 2022
More Chinese manufacturing hubs impose power restrictions
In addition to Sichuan, some other Chinese provinces - Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui - have notified local businesses and factories about power cuts and restrictions, according to industry...
Friday 5 August 2022
Inventec, Quanta to embrace sales growth in 2H22
ODMs Inventec and Quanta are expected to post sales increases in the second half of 2022 despite market observers' anticipation of a particularly weak second half of the year for...
Monday 13 June 2022
Notebook prospects vary with device models, supply chain segments
As a whole, the notebook market has seen a reversal in demand, with consumer models bearing the brunt of sales downturn. Shipments of education-use Chromebooks, which played a pioneering...
Wednesday 8 June 2022
Network device makers guardedly optimistic about 2H22
Network device manufacturers including Accton Technology, Sercomm and Arcadyan Technology saw their May revenues rebound with sequential increases, and are guardedly optimistic about...
Monday 6 June 2022
Factories in Shanghai unlikely to run regularly until after mid-June
The notebook supply chain in Shanghai is unlikely to fully resume regular operation until after mid-June and related companies' second-quarter revenues are expected to be undermined,...
Monday 16 May 2022
Qaunta, Inventec positive about 2H22 notebook shipments
Taiwan's notebook ODMs Quanta Computer and Inventec both have released positive outlook for their shipment performance in the second half of the year, though some market observers...
Friday 13 May 2022
China smartphone market - 1Q 2022


Thursday 12 May 2022
Notebook production in China unlikely to be fully restored until July
Overall notebook production in China, which mainly takes place in major coastal cities in eastern China, is unlikely to return to pre-lockdown levels until July, according to industry...
Tuesday 10 May 2022
Notebook ODMs post shipment falls in April
Notebook ODMs all experienced shipment falls in April, probably the lowest level in the second quarter, according to industry sources.
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