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Topic: Pegatron

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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Apple's own medical experts say death at Pegatron not related to working conditions

12/12/2013, 08:12 am

Following the death of a 15-year-old Pegatron worker who falsified documents related to his age, Apple dispatched its own medical experts to the factory in question to conduct an investigation, and came to the conclusion that the boy's death was not related to working conditions.

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Apple supplier Pegatron under fire after 'several' more employee deaths, including alleged child worker

12/11/2013, 09:12 am

The recent unexplained deaths of 'at least five' workers -- including a 15-year-old-boy -- employed at mainland Chinese factories owned by contract manufacturer Pegatron have once again shone a spotlight on labor practices at the OEM.

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Alleged cuts to iPhone 5c orders cited as Apple supplier Pegatron's profits disappoint

11/11/2013, 09:11 am

The launch of the iPhone 5c helped push Pegatron to record revenues last quarter, but pressure on margins and rumors of alleged order cuts for Apple's new plastic-backed handset have caused concern for the supplier.

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Apple vows to investigate labor violations alleged in China Labor Watch report

07/29/2013, 12:07 pm

Apple on Monday issued a statement promising to look into claims that its supplier Pegatron has been requiring employees to work excessive hours without adequate compensation.

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Labor report reveals low-cost plastic iPhone in initial production at Pegatron

07/29/2013, 10:07 am

A new plastic iPhone is currently being tested Apple supplier Pegatron, and will soon go into mass production and hit the market, one factory worker claims.

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Apple supplier Pegatron accused of violating Chinese labor regulations

07/29/2013, 06:07 am

An Apple supplier is once again in the crosshairs of the China Labor Group, a New York-based labor rights watchdog that now alleges wage and safety violations at multiple plants owned by iPhone and iPad partner manufacturer Pegatron.

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