The coronavirus outbreak in China is impacting the supply chain.
Pegatron expects sales growth in 1H20Friday 27 March 2020
Pegatron is looking to push up sales for its three major product lines in 2020, with results for the second quarter to outperform those for the first quarter, according to company...
China home-use projector market to grow due to outbreakFriday 27 March 2020
The home-use projector market in China in 2020 is expected to grow significantly along with increasing stay- and work-at-home demand due to coronavirus outbreak, according to industry...
Makers in Kunshan, China face rising costsFriday 27 March 2020
Manufacturers with plants in China's Kunshan have restarted production, but face rising operating costs in the second quarter, according to industry sources.
Lenovo restarts Wuhan plant productionFriday 27 March 2020
Lenovo will resume about 60% of production at its Wuhan, China plant by the end of March, with the facility set to return to full production by mid April following weeks of suspension...
Taiwan IC design houses land short lead-time orders for notebooksFriday 27 March 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses have recently landed short lead-time orders for applications for commercial and educational notebooks and tablets, according to industry sources.
Taiwan fabless chipmakers see unclear order visibility for 2Q20Friday 27 March 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses remain cautious about overall customer demand in the second quarter judging from limited order visibility, according to industry sources.
Foxconn sees no major impact from India lockdownFriday 27 March 2020
India has been locked down since March 24 to fight the coronavirus, stalling operations at factories run by manufacturers such as Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry),...
Memory module firms to post profit growth in 1Q20Thursday 26 March 2020
Memory module houses are expected to post impressive profit and margin results for the first quarter of 2020, driven by chip price increases, according to industry sources.
Wistron set to grow revenues from non-China productionThursday 26 March 2020
Wistron is looking to grow revenues generated from its factories outside of China, and expects to lower revenues from its China-based sites to about 50% of company revenues in 2021,...
PCB partners unkeen on following Apple relocationThursday 26 March 2020
Apple is reportedly moving more of its production out of China, but Taiwanese PCB makers in the supply chain of iOS devices seem to stay conservative in following in the vendor's...
Taiwan handset sales flat in January-FebruaryThursday 26 March 2020
Handset sales in Taiwan, mostly smartphones, reached 507,000 units in February, down 0.4% from a year earlier, according to data compiled local retail channels.
Wistron expects sales growth in 2020Thursday 26 March 2020
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Wistron chairman Simon Lin still expects the company to enjoy another year of revenue growth in 2020.
Asia Pacific IT spending growth to drop to 1.2% in 2020 because of coronavirus, says IDCWednesday 25 March 2020
The coronavirus pandemic continues to hamper economic activities around the globe impacting businesses and industries at nearly every level, and IT markets will not be spared.
Apple accelerating production relocation outside China, say sourcesWednesday 25 March 2020
Apple is reportedly accelerating plans to diversify its manufacturing risks by removing more of its production out of China, with sources from the supply chain claiming that the vendor...
Server boards, memory module substrates in robust demandWednesday 25 March 2020
Taiwan-based rigid PCB makers have enjoyed robust orders for both server boards with high layer counts and server memory module substrates as HPC servers and networking equipment...
TSMC may revise 2020 outlookWednesday 25 March 2020
If the coronavirus outbreak fails to be under control by June, TSMC will likely revise its sales outlook this year despite its advanced technology leadership, according to market...
IPC specialist Ennoconn eyes shipment increases for 2020Wednesday 25 March 2020
Foxconn's IPC and IIoT subsidiary Ennoconn has been busy fulfilling rush orders from overseas clients since its plants in China resumed operations earlier in March, and remains optimistic...
Computex postponed to SeptemberWednesday 25 March 2020
The Computex Taipei 2020, originally slated for June, has been rescheduled to September 28-30 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Auto PCB firm Chin-Poon remains conservativeTuesday 24 March 2020
Automotive PCB specialist Chin-Poon Industrial remains conservative about its performance in 2020, due to the coronavirus impact on the car market.
Backend firms see stable demand for TV, STB, gaming, server chipsTuesday 24 March 2020
Backend service firms have seen stable orders for processing chips for TVs, set-top boxes (STB), game consoles, cloud servers, and IP network cameras, while demand for packaging smartphone...
TV panel prices set to fall in AprilTuesday 24 March 2020
TV panel prices are set to fall in April as global demand is expected to contract significantly in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, particularly in the US and Europe, according to...
Server ODMs expect shipments to pick up in 2Q20Tuesday 24 March 2020
ODMs expect shipments for servers to pick up in the second quarter, and continue to grow steadily despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to sources from the upstream supply ch...
China 5G phone market likely to regain momentum in 2Q20Tuesday 24 March 2020
China's 5G phone market is expected to regain momentum starting the second quarter of 2020, as the Chinese government is exerting all-out efforts to construct its 5G infrastructure...
Prospects of SaaS: Q&A with Kdan CEO Kenny SuTuesday 24 March 2020
Demand for software as a service (SaaS) has been on the rise, highlighted recently by needs for remote working in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, which has prompted more firms...
Memory distributors turn cautiousTuesday 24 March 2020
Memory distributors have turned cautious about demand due to the coronavirus pandemic, and are slowing down their chip purchases, according to industry sources.