Yearly shipment of notebooks with mini LED backlight for 2022 expected to reach 5M units
November 01, 2021Apple recently unveiled its newest lineup of 14.2-inch and 16.2-inch MacBook Pros, which represent the company’s latest effort to extend its application of display backlights with Mini LED technology from the 12.9-inch iPad Pro to the MacBook Pro range.
Taiwanese server ODMs to make up 90% of the production in 2021
October 13, 2021Escalating trade tensions between the US and China, rising geopolitical issues, increased tariffs, and uncertainties stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic’s emergence last year have compelled server ODMs to actively shift their operations closer to clients as well as engage in risk mitigation strategies, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Quanta chooses Benchmark as manufacturing partner
August 14, 2019Quanta Dialysis Technologies, a British medical technology company developing a personal haemodialysis system (SC+) for patient use at home and in the clinic, has selected Benchmark Electronics as its production partner for the SC+ haemodialysis machine.
CM service market makes 15% leap
July 24, 2019In 2018, the worldwide contract manufacturing (CM) services market increased significantly—by 15 percent in total revenue—resulting in combined EMS and ODM revenue of nearly $542 billion, an expansion of $70.7 billion.
US-China trade war escalates - notebook PC markets at risk
May 14, 2019May 10th sees the US-China trade dispute escalating - yet again - as the US continues to hike tariffs on USD 200 billion worth of Chinese imports, going from 10% to 25%.
Contract manufacturing market recovers in 2017 after four years of decline
August 20, 2018In its annual electronics manufacturing services report, New Venture Research (NVR), says that in 2017, the worldwide contract manufacturing (CM) services market increased significantly by 10.8 percent in total revenue, resulting in combined EMS and ODM revenue of USD 471 billion.
Vuzix partners with Plessey on next-gen AR glasses
June 04, 2018Vuzix Corporation, a supplier of Smart Glasses and AR technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, announces that the company is partnering with Plessey Semiconductor.
Gigajot licenses binary pixel technology from Rambus
December 11, 2017Dartmouth College-based startup Gigajot Technology has licensed Rambus Binary Pixel technology and patents for use in Gigajot’s next-generation image capture solutions.
Top10 overall CM companies 2015
August 10, 2016Foxconn continued its extraordinary dominance as the leading EMS firm in the industry, outdistancing its closest contender by almost four times.
Top 9: Apple and partners
March 31, 2016US-american electronics giant Apple has released its Supplier Responsibility 2016 Progress Report and we will take a closer look at it. And Foxconn is still the main manufacturing partner it seems.
Ericsson and Quanta team up to industrialise the cloud
February 24, 2016Ericsson and Quanta Computer have entered a strategic partnership to scale the design, development and manufacturing of an expanded next generation datacenter solution based on the Ericsson Hyperscale Datacenter System 8000.
EU fines eight ODD suppliers for cartel activities
October 21, 2015The European Commission has fined eight optical disc drive suppliers a total of EUR 116 million for having coordinated their behaviour in relation to procurements organised by two computer manufacturers.
Apple supplier list
February 24, 2015As usual, Apple (and in turn Evertiq) is publishing a list of their 200 top suppliers as part of their Social Responsibility Report.
Changes to Apple's manufacturing list
February 23, 2015It's that time of the year folks. It's time to dive in to the supplier list of American tech-giant Apple. Evertiq will start it off with taking a look at the company's 18 final assembly facilities.
Sony leaves, but Quanta stays
May 13, 2014In the beginning of 2014, Sony announced it was selling its laptop business to a Japanese investment fund. An interesting point - worth further investigation - for non-profit organisation China Labor Watch.
Apple: Supplier List 2013
February 13, 2014Since a few years back, Apple has been providing the names of its 200 largest suppliers. Although it is a long list, there are some interesting names to be found. See below.
Apple & a new manufacturing partner
February 13, 2014Apple seems a creature of habit and why change a winning concept. However, one little change (read addition) to its line-up of manufacturing facilities for its products has been made.
Report: Major labor violations in a Quanta Computer factory
February 11, 2014Days after Sony announced that it is selling its laptop business to a Japanese investment fund, China Labor Watch (CLW) has published an investigative report on major labor abuses in Sony’s largest computer supplier factory in China.
Toshiba: Production moving to Chinese inland
July 25, 2013Toshiba seems to leave the coastal areas of China to go instead into the inner provinces for its production needs.
Contract manufacturers’ notebook PC shipments fallLoad more news
June 28, 2013Contract manufacturers of notebook computers suffered a worse-than-expected first quarter after shipments to clients like Apple Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co. tumbled to the lowest level in three years.