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Compal Electronics expects its notebook shipment growth to be flat in 2020, but shipments of non-notebook products such as wearables, smart home devices, automotive electronics, servers and networking devices will enjoy a double-digit increase.
Compal Electronics is planning a second plant in Vietnam, with its first reaching full capacity around the second quarter of this year.
Prime Technological Services has acquired TeligentEMS for an undisclosed sum.
The correlation coefficient between worldwide GDP growth and IC market growth over the past decade was 0.85 (0.96 excluding the memory market in 2017 and 2018), a strong figure given a perfect positive correlation is 1.0, says IC Insights.
The government of Tianjin is discussing the sale of two firms, including Tianjin Printronics Circuit, according to reports.
Yekani Manufacturing, a South African EMS company, is reportedly facing liquidation.
Total capital expenditures of Taiwan PCB factories in 2020 will exceed NT$50 billion ($1.67 billion), thanks in large part to demand for 5G mobile communications.
5G Mobile phone functions should help promote specification upgrades and increase the sales of plate materials such as SLP, antenna flexible boards, AiP, BT substrate, and others, TPCA said.
Inovar named Gregory Bradfield president, Logan Division.
Indium promoted Claire Hotvedt to product development specialist.