Japanese Suppliers Weather Electronics Storm Better Than Name Brands
By Grab Media, a blinkx company
By Sophie Knight MAKUHARI, Japan (Reuters) - Japan's flagship consumer technology brands have had a rough few years with their products overshadowed by Korean and U.S. rivals, but the Japanese parts makers who supply those rivals are doing a roaring trade. That is especially true for Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd, known as a supplier for Apple Inc's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy series of smartphones, and which is projecting a 71 percent jump in operating profit this year. Orders between July to September were on a par with the previous quarter's record high of 190.5 billion yen ($1. ...
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