Tag Archives: Factory

How a motherboard is made: Inside the Gigabyte factory in Taiwan

Gigabyte is one of the biggest motherboard makers in the world, and we visited the company’s factory in Taiwan to find out how they’re manufactured. Gigabyte’s Nan Ping factory in Pingzhen City, about an hour west of Taipei, is the last remaining motherboard factory in Taiwan. It produces about 400,000 units per month, or about a quarter of Gigabyte’s… Read More »

German factory growth climbs to six-year high in May, PMI shows

German factories fired on all cylinders in May with output growing at the strongest pace in more than six years, a survey showed on Thursday, suggesting manufacturing will boost overall growth in Europe’s biggest economy in the second quarter. Markit’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for manufacturing, which accounts for about a fifth of the German economy, jumped to… Read More »

UK factory bosses see worse economy but better sales in 2017 – EEF

British factory bosses are downbeat about the outlook for the economy after last year’s Brexit vote even though they expect their sales both at home and abroad to improve in 2017, an industry survey showed on Monday. An annual survey by manufacturing association EEF showed 47 percent of executives in the sector predicted a decline in Britain’s economic… Read More »

UK factory activity grows in September at fastest rate since June 2014 – PMI

British factory activity grew at the fastest rate in more than two years last month, boosted by a surge in export orders after sterling slumped following June’s referendum vote to leave the European Union, a survey showed on Monday. The Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector reached its highest level since June 2014 in September,… Read More »

Google Releases Nexus Factory Images With April Android Security Update

Google released its monthly security update for April earlier this month flagging eight vulnerabilities that were marked as “critical” by the company. Soon after, the company had removed MOB30D builds for the Nexus 9 and Nexus 7 Wi-Fi. Now, the company has re-released M0B30D factory images, this time for more devices including the Nexus 6, Nexus Player, and… Read More »