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Topic: Pegatron

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Pegatron CEO: Apple's 'low-cost iPhone' will not be cheap

06/20/2013, 04:06 am

Speaking at his company's shareholders meeting on Thursday, Pegatron CEO T.H. Tung said Apple's much rumored low cost iPhone won't be a budget offering, seemingly confirming speculation that the handset will be sold as a higher-end middle tier device.


Apple reportedly looking to Pegatron in supply chain diversification away from Foxconn

05/29/2013, 05:05 pm

Apple is reported to be bolstering ties with partner supplier Pegatron, while at the same time lessening its reliance on manufacturing monolith Foxconn, which up to now has been responsible for producing a bulk of the Cupertino company's devices.


Pegatron CEO refutes report about waning demand for Apple's iPad mini

05/09/2013, 09:05 am

While a report about Apple supplier Pegatron this week claimed demand for the iPad mini has been softening, the company's CEO has revealed in a follow-up that he said nothing of the sort.


Apple supplier Pegatron says revenues hit by waning demand for iPad mini

05/08/2013, 04:05 pm

Demand for Apple's iPad mini may be slackening, as a major component supplier for the small tablet has forecast a considerable drop in its revenue.


Rumor: Apple to ship 'iPhone 5S' and more affordable iPhone in August 2013

03/01/2013, 08:03 am

Apple reportedly plans to build a more affordable iPhone model this August alongside launch a new world mode "iPhone 5S" featuring compatibility with China Mobile, the largest carrier in the world.


Apple's next iPhone coming in September, 7" iPad launching in August - report

05/09/2012, 08:05 am

Pegatron has reportedly landed orders for Apple's next-generation iPhone, rumored to launch in September, while Foxconn will allegedly manufacture a new 7-inch iPad arriving in August.


Apple reportedly performed safety inspections hours before 2011 iPad factory blast

03/13/2012, 05:03 am

Workers injured in an explosion in Shanghai last year at a supplier factory producing iPads allege that Apple had inspected the plant's safety just hours before the blast occurred.


Pegatron says Apple's upcoming labor inspections are news to them

02/14/2012, 09:02 am

Pegatron, an overseas assembler of Apple's products, said on Tuesday that they have not been informed of any upcoming audits, which Apple announced this week will begin in the spring.


Foxconn, Pegatron to ship first batch of 'iPad 3' units in early March - rumor

01/11/2012, 06:01 am

A new report claims Apple manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron have begun assembly of the third-generation iPad and are aiming to send their first shipments by early March.