Notebook brand vendors' 2014 RFQ
Notebook brand vendors have mostly finished their notebook request for quoating process, leaving Acer, the only one still has not yet finished it.
Friday 6 September 2013
Acer likely to reduce number of ODM partners
Judging from the fewer requests for quotation (RFQ) sent by Acer, the company is likely to reduce the number of its ODM partners for 2014, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 3 September 2013
Quanta, Compal to dominate Acer 2014 notebook orders, says paper
Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics have each landed about 40% of Acer's notebook orders for 2014, relegating Wistron, the second-largest supplier to Acer in 2013, to third place,...
Monday 2 September 2013
HP may cooperate with Flextronics in the Brazil notebook market
Hewlett-Packard (HP) is reportedly considering cooperating with Flextronics for product manufacturing for the Brazil market, as the US-based vendor is said to be adopting a new business...
Monday 26 August 2013
Notebook ODMs integrating R&D resources to cut costs
Notebook ODMs have recently started integrating their R&D resources from different departments and are using their idle capacity to develop tablets, smartphones or wearable devices,...
Monday 19 August 2013
Lenovo to produce 60% of its notebooks in-house in 2014
Lenovo reportedly will produce 60% of its notebooks in-house in 2014, while outsourcing to Compal Electronics will drop to only 30% of total shipments from the previous 50%, and Wistron's...
Monday 5 August 2013
Compal biggest winner in Dell 2014 notebook orders
Dell has finished its notebook request for quotation (RFQ) for 2014 and will outsource 90% of its enterprise orders to Compal Electronics, while orders for consumer models are split...
Friday 12 July 2013
ODM orders from notebook vendors likely to fluctuate in 2H13, say Taiwan makers
The number of molds ordered by notebook vendors has increased since June but most are for use by a single machine, implying that vendors' order volumes may fluctuate widely in the...
Wednesday 10 July 2013
Notebook brand vendors hesitant over orders in 2014
Notebook brand vendors are having trouble finishing their 2013 request for quotation (RFQ) processes as early as in previous years due to conservative attitudes about the notebook...
Monday 8 July 2013
Sony to give Quanta over 90% of its notebook orders for 2014
Sony has reportedly given over 90% of its 2014 notebook orders to Quanta Computer, leaving only a small portion to the vendor's other ODM partners Wistron and Foxconn Electronics...
Thursday 13 June 2013
Notebook ODMs bracing for price war
Notebook brand vendors have recently started the request-for-quotation (RFQ) process for 2014 orders. But because of the notebook industry's weak shipments and Lenovo increasing in-house...