/ Apr 6, 2017

Sharp to boost workforce at key Kameyema plant in July

Sharp Corp. plans to nearly double the number of employees at its mainstay Kameyema factory in Mie Prefecture that makes camera parts for smartphones, a senior company official said Thursday. Sharp, restructuring under the ownership of Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., also known ...

Hon Hai posts surprise profit rise after record iPhone sales

/ Mar 31, 2017

Hon Hai posts surprise profit rise after record iPhone sales

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. reported an unexpected rise in quarterly earnings after the main assembler of Apple Inc.’s devices rode record iPhone sales during the pivotal holiday shopping period. The world’s biggest contract manufacturer of electronics reported a 30 percent increase in net ...

Under Hon Hai, Sharp looks to expand LCD operations

/ Feb 14, 2017

Under Hon Hai, Sharp looks to expand LCD operations

Struggling electronics maker Sharp Corp. is starting to focus on expanding its business operations, six months after coming under the umbrella of Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. In October-December last year, Sharp posted a group net profit of ¥4.2 billion, returning to the ...

/ Dec 14, 2016

Hon Hai, Sharp to halt LCD TV panel supply to Samsung in 2017

Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. and its Japanese subsidiary Sharp Corp. will stop supplying liquid crystal display panels for televisions to South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. from next year, industry sources said Wednesday. Hon Hai and Sharp are planning to shift supply of ...