High Tech Weighs Risks & Rewards of Moving Beyond China

Country-of-origin adjustments can help U.S. high-tech companies minimize geographical risks and mitigate the impact of tariffs. But the strategy can be costly, complicated and risky; and a decision that’s not easily undone. Tariffs are not going to just disappear, market experts say. Even with a delay on certain Chinese-import tariffs, the likelihood of a cease…

Bel Opens New Power Solutions Facility in Taiwan

Jersey City, N.J. – Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ: BELFA) (NASDAQ: BELFB), a premier global manufacturer of power management devices and interconnect products, is pleased to announce today the grand opening of its Bel Power Solutions facility in Taoyuan City, Taiwan. The new center brings an expanded local presence allowing Bel Power Solutions to provide improved technical and sales support…

Altair Opens New R&D Center in Taiwan

Altair Semiconductor (altair-semi.com), a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced the opening of a research and development (R&D) center in Taiwan to support the company’s technical advancement in the major Asian growth-center. “The opening of a R&D facility in Taiwan represents our commitment to expanding our global footprint and our desire to bring next-generation LTE solutions to today’s…

Conexant Completes Audio Testing Facility in Taiwan

Irvine, Calif. – Having recently expanded its presence in Asia Pacific, Conexant Systems Inc., an audio and imaging innovation leader, today announced that it has completed the build out of its new AudioSmart™ test facility in Taipei’s Technology Corridor. By making a significant investment in this new acoustical engineering and test facility in Taipei, Conexant has more than doubled…

Arrow Acquires Taiwan’s ATM Electronic

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ATM Electronic Corp., a leading electronic component distributor based in Taiwan with substantial operations in China. ATM Electronic Corp. will bolster Arrow’s embedded processor, power management, and passive, electromechanical, and connector (PEMCO) product offerings inAsia. “This acquisition brings Arrow an…

Vicor Opens Tech Center in Taiwan

Andover, Mass. – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the strategic expansion of its power system design and customer support capabilities in Taiwan with the opening of a new Vicor Technical Support Center. Staffed with Vicor power experts and equipped to facilitate advanced design services at every stage of the power system development process, the new Technical Support…

Taiwan Manufacturing Grows on Export Hike

In Taiwan, manufacturing activities rose in December to their highest level in almost three years, closing 2013 with a bang and pointing to continuing expansion in one of the electronics industry’s key production areas. A report from HSBC and Markit today said the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for Taiwan surged to 55.2 in December,…