Pegatron

Pegatron


Pegatron Corporation is a Taiwanese
electronics manufacturing company that develops mainly computing,
communications and consumer electronics to branded vendors, but also engages in
the development, design and manufacturing of computer peripherals
and components. Pegatron’s primary products include notebooks, netbook
computers, desktop computers, game consoles, handheld devices,
motherboards, video cards, LCD TVs, as well as broadband communication products
such as smartphones, set-top boxes and cable modems.
Corporate Profile=Operations=
Pegatron’s principal executive offices and many assets are located in Taiwan.
As of March 2010, Pegatron had approximately 5,646 employees stationed
in Taiwan, 89,521 in China, 2,400 in the Czech Republic, 200 in each of the
United States, Mexico and Japan. Pegatron has manufacturing plants in
Taiwan, the Czech Republic, Mexico, and China, and customer service centers in
the United States and Japan.=Subsidiaries=
Unihan Corporation As part of the corporate restructuring
of Asustek starting in 2007, Pegatron acquired Unihan Corporation from Asustek
in January 2008. Since 2008, the Unihan Corporation has been a subsidiary of
Pegatron Corporation that designs and manufactures computers, computer
peripherals and audio-video products. ASRock
Pegatron acquired ASRock in 2010 shortly before it was spun off.
=Corporate Social Responsibility=In June 2008, with its PUreCSR corporate
responsibility system, Pegatron became a member of the EICC, a group of companies
in the electronics industry that supports a credible implementation of
the Code of Conduct throughout the electronics and information and
communications technology supply chain, ensuring safe working conditions,
respect and dignity to employees, and environmentally responsible
manufacturing processes. Pegatron’s corporate responsibility system,
PUreCSR, meets the international standards: the ISO 14001 Environmental
Management System, the OHSAS 18001 occupational Health and Safety
Management System, and the QC 080000 Hazardous Substance Process Management
System. On May 18, 2010, the board of directors at Pegatron unanimously
approved to appropriate a sum within 0.5% of net income every year to
charity.=PEGA Design and Engineering=
PEGA Design and Engineering is Pegatron’s design team that was
originally branched off from the Asustek design team. The PEGA D&E helps
Pegatron’s clients with product development, including market research,
conceptualization, product design, materials study and production.
In addition to 3C electronic products, Pegatron designs home appliances and
home decor products such as LCD TVs, LED lightings, phones and more
=PEGA CASA=Led by Alain Lee, PEGA CASA design team
is dedicated to the design and development of non-IT products in
addition to the existing IT product design, including notebook PCs, smart
phones, e-books, network communication equipment, displays, projectors,
cleaning robots and more. These non-IT products include home appliances,
fashion accessories, vehicle accessories, building interior design
and building materials, multimedia ads and marketing, and cultural businesses.
Controversies=Working conditions=
In December 2014 a BBC investigation exposed poor working conditions and
employee mistreatment at Pegatron factories making Apple products near
Shanghai. It uncovered staff forced to work eighteen days straight without a
day off, workers falling asleep on the production line during 12-hour shifts,
forced overtime and dormitory rooms where 12 workers shared a cramped room.
See also List of companies of Taiwan
References http:www.pegacasa.comindex.html
External links Official website


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