Wednesday 27 December 2023
Notebook battery module caught in EV price storm in China
The decline in EV sales and hasty expansion has led to "involution" within Chinese battery cell makers, impacting the notebook battery module supply chain. Raymond Sung, GM of notebook...
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...
Tuesday 22 June 2021
Battery cell supply for electric 2-wheel vehicles falling short
The supply of battery cells for two-wheel electric vehicles (EV) has fallen far short of demand, with suppliers seeing the visibility of customer orders strengthened to mid 2022,...
Thursday 11 March 2021
Power IC supplier uPI gains foundry support
Taiwan-based uPI Semiconductor, an Asustek Computer affliate specializing in high-performance power chips and discrete solutions, has obtained sufficient 8-inch fab capacity support...
Wednesday 24 February 2021
Simplo subsidiary AES to go public in March
Simplo Technology's subsidiary AES that focuses on R&D of lithium backup battery unit (BBU) for datacenters and and electric vehicles (EV), will be listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange...
Friday 18 September 2020
Notebook battery makers fail to fulfill demand due to PWM IC shortages
Notebook battery suppliers are unable to fulfill all orders, due mainly to shortages of power management ICs, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 8 July 2020
Notebook battery demand remains robust
Taiwan-based notebook battery module makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy continue to enjoy better-than-expected orders from their notebook...
Friday 29 May 2020
Simplo revenues to peak in 2Q20
Notebook battery specialist Simplo Technology expects its second-quarter 2020 revenues to hit the peak for the year, judging from its order visibility, according to company chairman...
Wednesday 8 April 2020
Notebook component suppliers report brisk March results
Notebook component suppliers including battery pack maker Simplo Technology and cooling module firm Taisol Electronics have reported impressive revenue results for March 2020, thanks...
Thursday 5 March 2020
Simplo expects to return to normal production levels in April
Notebook battery specialist Simplo Technology expects to resume normal production in China in April, with more workers returning to its factory site in Chongqing, according to company...
Friday 6 September 2019
Simplo August revenues hit record
Battery pack maker Simplo Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.844 billion (US$218 million) for August, the highest-ever monthly level with growth of 6.03% sequentially...
Monday 26 August 2019
Simplo to ship BBUs in 2019
Battery pack maker Simplo Technology will begin to ship BBUs (backup battery units) for use in data center servers later in 2019, with the product line to become a new source of business...
Thursday 16 May 2019
Simplo reports NT$3.24 in 1Q19 EPS
Lithium-ion battery module maker Simplo Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$14.417 billion (US$467 million), gross margin of 9.60%, net operating profit of NT$750.8...
Friday 12 April 2019
Startups, tech firms vying with carmakers in EV market
Electric vehicles (EV) are gaining momentum to replace fossil-fueled ones in the foreseeable future amid growing environmental concerns, prompting traditional automakers, tech startups...
Friday 29 March 2019
Simplo profits hit records in 2018
Battery module maker Simplo Technology has posted net profits of NT$1.045 billion (US$33.9 million) for fourth-quarter 2018 and NT$3.209 billion for the whole year, both hitting comopany...