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Topic: Pegatron

Apple exploring the possibility of moving iPhone manufacturing to United States

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.

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Pegatron CEO slams analysts, 'cautiously optimistic' about Apple iPhone 7 sales

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.

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Watchdog group finds Pegatron exploiting workers in lead up to 'iPhone 7' launch

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.

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Apple manufacturer Pegatron begins automating factories, reducing hires

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.

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Apple using lower parts quotes, new suppliers to keep up high profit margins - report

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.

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New leaks show bigger lens opening on 'iPhone 7,' dual-lens camera on '7 Plus'

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.

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Foxconn & Pegatron kick off hiring early to cope with Apple's more complex 'iPhone 7' - report

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."

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Suppliers gearing up to ship Apple's 'iPhone 7' by end of September

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.

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Apple supplier Pegatron still using low pay, excessive overtime, watchdog group says

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.

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Alleged hiring freeze at Pegatron prompts more doom-and-gloom speculation about Apple

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.

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This week on AppleInsider: China woes, Apple TV launch date, OS updates & more

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.

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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.

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China's yuan devaluation could hurt Apple sales, boost supplier profits, analysts say

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.

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Rumor: Supply chain expects Apple to grow Mac production in second half of 2015

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.

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iPhone 6 orders boost Pegatron's 2014 net profits to $466.8 million

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.

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Apple supplier Pegatron plans changes after BBC report on worker mistreatment

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.

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Existing Apple suppliers say GT Advanced promised too much, didn't diversify enough

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.

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Pegatron reportedly eyed for iPhone 6 Plus production to help Apple meet demand

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.

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iPhone 5c & iPad mini assembler Pegatron sees earnings rise 22%

03/24/2014, 09:03 am

Pegatron, the main assembler for both the iPhone 5c and iPad mini, saw its earnings grow 22 percent in the first quarter, potentially signaling strong sales of Apple's low-end iOS devices.

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Apple supplier Pegatron uses facial recognition to weed out underage workers

12/16/2013, 09:12 am

In the midst of a scandal surrounding the death of a 15-year-old employee at one of the company's Shanghai factories, Apple manufacturing partner Pegatron has revealed that it uses advanced facial recognition technology to ensure workers are who they say they are.

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