01/16/2017, 09:01 am
The chairman of Apple supplier Pegatron has revealed that his company could expand its operations in the U.S. by three to five times, should it be necessary -- but even that won't make much of a dent in Apple's iPhone and Mac production needs.
12/29/2016, 10:12 am
Recent reports from the supply chain claim that frequent rumor target Wistron, the builder of the iPhone 5c and SE, has seized at least some future orders from Apple for future iPhone models -- but what it will actually be tapped for is unclear.
11/17/2016, 12:11 pm
Primary iPhone assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron are said to have been evaluating the ability of the company to shift production of Apple's mobile devices to the U.S., with the verdict mixed on if the move would be cost-effective.
09/26/2016, 08:09 am
The CEO of Apple's manufacturing partner Pegatron notes that the iPhone 7 is exceeding estimates on the strength of the phone alone, and does not believe that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall is inflating sales numbers artificially.
08/25/2016, 06:08 pm
Apple's repeated demands that suppliers cut costs have reportedly prompted "iPhone 7" manufacturing partner Pegatron to skirt the tech giant's audits with covert decreases in effective pay and increases in illegal overtime amid worsening working conditions, according to frequent critic China Labor Watch.
07/28/2016, 11:07 am
Apple's secondary manufacturer, Pegatron, is following in the footsteps of Foxconn and beginning to automate its factories -- and cutting back on new hires as a result, according to the company's chairman.
07/05/2016, 09:07 am
A variety of Apple suppliers -- including some stalwarts -- are reportedly being hit by lower price quotes from the company, which is likewise said to be searching for new suppliers to maintain high profit margins on its products.
06/25/2016, 09:06 pm
Photos published on Saturday depict what are claimed to be rear shells for Apple's "iPhone 7" and "7 Plus" -- and particularly, evidence of the new camera technology the devices are using.
05/17/2016, 11:05 am
Apple's two main assembly partners, Foxconn and Pegatron, are said to have begun extra hiring for iPhone production early this year, allegedly owing to the complexity of the "iPhone 7."
05/17/2016, 08:05 am
Like clockwork, Apple's well-established annual iPhone release cycle is on track once again, as a new report claims the company's suppliers are prepared to begin shipping the "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus" by the end of the third quarter.
04/25/2016, 12:04 pm
One of Apple's iPhone manufacturers, Pegatron, is still seeing its labor force put in excessive overtime -- something unfortunately necessary for workers to meet basic financial needs, according to China Labor Watch.
11/03/2015, 08:11 am
Despite commentary from Apple itself indicating that the company is on track for a record setting holiday quarter, a hiring freeze at supplier Pegatron has fueled more speculation that interest in the company's products could be softening.
10/24/2015, 05:10 am
Apple released significant updates for iOS, OS X, and watchOS this week, but ran into serious issues in China, even as it tried to put a positive spin on its environmental efforts there.
Apple supplier Pegatron accused of excessive overtime, low wages & unsafe conditions at Shanghai factory
10/22/2015, 09:10 am
Despite pledges by Apple to improve labor conditions at its suppliers, a Pegatron factory in Shanghai is still paying low wages, allowing excessive amounts of overtime, and housing workers in poor conditions, according to China Labor Watch.
08/11/2015, 09:08 am
The Chinese government's decision to deliberately devalue the yuan on Tuesday could have a serious impact on sales of the iPhone and other Apple products, but under the right conditions prove a boon to suppliers like Hon Hai/Foxconn and Pegatron, analysts said.
07/23/2015, 12:07 pm
Apple's Mac orders with suppliers have remained constant, and are expected to increase overall during the second half of the year, heading into the lucrative holiday shopping season, according to a new rumor out of Apple's supply chain.
03/23/2015, 12:03 pm
Pegatron saw annual net profits rise 53.4 percent to $466.8 million U.S. in 2014, according to a quarterly results announcement made on Monday, boosted by a growing share of the Apple's supply chain including the hugely popular iPhone 6.
12/22/2014, 02:12 pm
In response to a BBC investigation alleging mistreatment of workers at one of its factories, Apple partner Pegatron has vowed to look into the matter and implement any necessary improvements.
11/21/2014, 09:11 am
In the wake of the collapse of sapphire maker GT Advanced Technologies, longtime members of Apple's supply chain have characterized the iPhone maker as a tough but fair partner who offers component makers a chance at success, provided they take proper precautions.
11/10/2014, 02:11 pm
Apple is said to be looking to expand its supply chain and possibly have partner Pegatron built iPhone 6 Plus units, as the company continues to struggle to keep up with overwhelming demand for its latest smartphones.