Pegatron

Apple and Pegatron Address Excessive Overtime in iPhone Assembly Facility

Bloomberg had the privilege of visiting the "realm in which the world's most profitable smartphones are made", the Pegatron facility where iPhones are assembled. After years of accusations over excessive overtime, Apple has adopted new procedures to keep its assembly partners from amassing excessive overtime. This is the first time a western journalist has set...

Pegatron Partially Halts Production, Due to Low iPhone 6s Sales

Pegatron stopped hiring workers for its iPhone 6s manufacturing plant in Shanghai in mid-October (via AppleInsider), and partially halted production due to slow sales of the latest models, according to a fresh report from China. Pegatron is allegedly responsible for about 40% of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s assembly orders, industry sources say (via BrightWire). In...

China Labor Watch Urges Apple to Look Into Pegatron Worker Overtime

China Labor Watch is urging Apple to investigate working overtime at its supplier, Pegatron. The independent not-for-profit organization had conducted its own analysis of labour conditions at Pegatron and wasn’t happy with what they found. Their latest call to action, however, comes after the death of a 26-year-old Pegatron employee, who had been working “day-after-day...

China Labour Watch Again Targets Apple and Pegatron

The same day Apple published its supplier responsibility report, presenting the company’s effort to make sure “each person [working in its supply chain] is treated with dignity and respect,” China Labor Watch has pointed out its failures: Apple is unable to effectively monitor standards in its supply chain, the report claims. This allows companies like...

Pegatron Again Said to Manufacture 50% of 4.7-inch iPhone 6 Orders

According to supply chain sources, Digitimes reports Apple supplier Pegatron has landed half of 4.7-inch iPhone 6 orders, which would equate to 25 million units to ship before the end of 2014, echoing a similar report from January. The report claims Apple has now equally divided its iPhone 6 manufacturing output between Foxconn and Pegatron, as...

Pegatron Expects Increased Revenue After iPhone 6 Launch

Pegatron, Apple's Taiwanese assembler in charge of assembling the company's mobile communication devices, like the iPhone, expects a sharp increase in revenue during the third quarter of 2014.  The Taiwan-based company expects the increase in revenue to come from Apple's next-generation iPhone, expected to be released next month. The projected revenues are 20 to 30...

Foxconn, Pegatron Said to Hire Over 100,000 Workers to Meet iPhone 6 Demand

With iPhone 6 production said to ramp up for the fall, Reuters reports Apple manufacturing partners Foxconn and Pegatron are set to hire a record number of workers, according to a relayed report by Taiwan’s Economic Daily News: Hon Hai Precision Industry will recruit over 100,000 people in mainland China to produce the newest iPhone...

Pegatron Reportedly Lands 15% of 4.7-inch iPhone 6 Orders for September Launch

According to a report from Taiwanese financial publication the Commercial Times (via Macotakara), Apple supplier Pegatron has reportedly received an order to make 15% of new iPhone 6 orders with a display size of 4.7-inches, set to debut this September. The report says Pegatron will produce 50 million total iPhones in 2014, which will consist of the...