Monday 9 May 2022
Epistar expects May shipments to be affected by China lockdowns
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar expects its shipments in May to be impacted by COVID lockdowns in China, but shipments will return to be normal in June, according to the...
Monday 9 May 2022
MacBook Pro shipments seriously delayed by China lockdowns
Quanta Computer's production capacity for MacBook Pros at its Shanghai, China site so far still has not been fully restored and consumers who place orders for Apple notebooks now...
Friday 6 May 2022
PC component makers see no cutback in customer orders amid China lockdowns
China's COVID lockdowns and restrictions have little impacted order placements from clients despite causing shipment delays, but supply chain players may not be able to fully resume...
Friday 6 May 2022
Foxconn reports April revenues drop
EMS provider Foxconn Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$486.464 billion (US$16.50 billion) for April, decreasing 4.13% sequentially and 2.80% year-on-year.
Thursday 5 May 2022
Kunshan starts easing lockdown
The Chinese city of Kunshan has started easing its COVID lockdown, but local supply chains are unlikely to resume normal operations until mid- or late May, according to industry so...
Tuesday 3 May 2022
Quanta resumes MacBook production at Shanghai plant
Quanta Computer's plant in Shanghai, China is gradually resuming its production of Apple's MacBook products with order pull-ins also slowly turning strong, according to sources from...
Friday 29 April 2022
Radiant sees China lockdown delay 40% of shipments for orders received in April
LED backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics have had to defer 40% of shipments for orders received in April 2022 due to anti-COVID-19 lockdown in many Chinese cities,...
Thursday 28 April 2022
Parade upbeat about 2022 sales prospects for transmission interface ICs
Taiwan-based Parade Technologies, a supplier of mixed-signal ICs for display and high-speed interface standards used in computers, consumer electronics and display panels, remains...
Thursday 28 April 2022
Notebook ODMs scaling down output in China due to component shortage
A worsening shortage of notebook components due to Kunshan's COVID lockdown extension is prompting ODMs to scale down their output mainly in Chongqing and Chengdu by 40-50%, according...
Thursday 28 April 2022
China COVID lockdowns may defer upcoming notebook rollouts
Just before the COVID-induced lockdowns imposed in several major Chinese cities, brand notebook vendors were about to step up their pace of orders as component shortages started easing...
Wednesday 27 April 2022
Quanta resumes production in Shanghai
ODM Quanta Computer has restarted operations at its factory site in Shanghai's Songjiang district, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 27 April 2022
AUO sees 30-40% production capacity reduction in Kunshan due to lockdown
Panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) expects COVID-induced lockdowns in China to affect 30-40% of its production capacity at its factory site in Kunshan, according to company chairman Paul...
Tuesday 26 April 2022
Foxconn says production unaffected by tightening COVID curbs in Zhengzhou
Despite Zhengzhou being among the Chinese cities put under "static management" against COVID-19, Foxconn Technology has reiterated production at its factory site in Zhengzhou remains...
Tuesday 26 April 2022
Notebook brand vendors mull price increases in 2H22
Notebook brand vendors are mulling raising their prices to reflect rising logistics and other costs in the second half of 2022, according to industry sources.
Friday 22 April 2022
Notebook component shortages worsening on China lockdowns
A variety of notebook components including connectors, wirings, PCBs, plastics, metal parts and molds, all long in sufficient supply, have slipped into shortages due to production...