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LITEON Technology reported its October consolidated revenue of NT$14.9 billion, up 2% Y-o-Y, as a result of ongoing market demand from data center in cloud computing and automotive electronics. Thanks to continuous optimization of product mix and the stable demand from its core business, cumulative sales for January to October totaled NT$ 145 billion, up 8% Y-o-Y.
Opto-electronics Business contributed a 19% share of total sales, of which, stable demand from LITEON’s worldwide No.1 shipment photocouplers used in industrial automation and green energy advanced applications; coupled with delivery growth of the electronic vehicle chargers, LED vehicle lighting and ADAS camera modules, Opto-electronics Business posted a yearly growth of 3%.
Cloud & AIoT business contributed a 34% share of sales. Thanks to ongoing market demand from high-end datacenter server and networking power management systems for cloud computing, Cloud & AIoT Business posted an ongoing yearly growth.
Information Technology & Consumer Electronics Business accounted for 47% of sales, thanks to the solid growth of high-end power adapters shipments and the sequentially optimized product portfolio in the peripherals, all supported a yearly growth.
Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
It’s not just automotive and medical devices for which capital equipment manufacturers like BTU International are finding a market. It’s also not just domestic. Bob Bouchard says his company has seen an uptick in sales after the pandemic into more “purpose-built” equipment with sophisticated requirements and very tight process control. It’s meant an increase in sales staff as well. It’s encouraging news ahead of BTU International’s exhibit at SMTA International next week.
Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
Caleb Townsend is the co-founder of Factur, a new kind of recruiting agency that specializes in filling marketing and sales positions. I met with Caleb at SMTA Dallas and asked him to discuss the creative ways he’s helping contract manufacturers to practice Lean principles in their sales department. As Caleb says, his company helps sales departments embrace methods similar to those used on the shop floor, which sometimes means updating their filing system from a “shoebox full of business cards.”
AIM Solder, a leading global manufacturer of solder assembly materials for the electronics industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Oscar Hernandez to the position of Sales Manager for the Queretaro and Bajio regions of Mexico.