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Philips

Royal Philips Electronics is a Dutch electronics company founded in 1891. It is now one of the world’s biggest electronics companies, and is organised into three main divisions: Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare and Philips Lighting. 

Moving HQ to HK always a good idea

When a Japanese company did it in 1989, polite people described the chairman as 'eccentric'.

When a Korean and a Dutch company did the same thing 10 years ago, the Hong Kong media queried the sanity of their senior management.

Monday, 28 May, 2012, 12:00am

Strategic decision

Philips, the world's largest electronics company, has set its sights on China by investing Euro25 million (HK$254.58 million) in Chengdu, to set up its second regional headquarters in the mainland's west.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

TPV eyes TV market after Philips buyout

TPV Technology, the world's largest contract manufacturer of personal computer displays, has put on track its plan to become a television market leader after completing its takeover of Royal Philips Electronics' loss-making television business.

3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

TPV and Philips confirm LCD TV joint venture

TPV Technology, the world's largest contract producer of computer monitors, expects to consolidate its position as a global leader in liquid crystal display (LCD) televisions after acquiring the loss-making TV business of Royal Philips Electronics.

11 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Philips keeps options open over TV venture

Royal Philips Electronics, which yesterday announced plans to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide as profits fell last quarter, may pursue other options if no deal is reached to sell the majority of its television business to Hong Kong-listed TPV Technology.

18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Winners

CONSUMER PRODUCT DESIGN

GRAND AWARD

Philips Electronics Hong Kong Fidelio Primo Docking Speaker DS9000

Winners

4M Industrial Development Green Science Series

Oregon Scientific Global Distribution NCCO Air Sanitising Systems range

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Sluggish economy a turnoff for TPV

Tepid demand in key markets during the first quarter may have put a dampener on TPV Technology's ambitious expansion efforts in the global liquid crystal display (LCD) television sector.

28 May 2011 - 12:00am

Winners' List

Gold Award

Neonlite Electronic & Lighting DimmerAble (Model NoWL218d)

Silver Award

Neonlite Electronic & Lighting (HK) Ping Pong (Model NoGA807i)

Philips Electronics Hong Kong SA5125 Flash Audio Video Player

Bronze Award

21 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

New components to light up show

The 11th electronicAsia, held concurrently with the Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2007 (Autumn Edition), will showcase the latest in the trade.

Truly Semiconductors has been attending electronicAsia since the fair's inception.

The company's state-of-the-art production lines manufacture liquid-crystal display (LCD) units and one-touch panel products.

5 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Chinese Estates adopts intelligence software from SAS

2 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Focusing on staff leads to growth and success

Sustainability is the key to determining a company's success. And an engaged workforce leads to a higher chance of sustainable growth. Since last year, electronics giant Philips has been focusing on raising staff engagement levels by implementing the 'One Philips' concept in Hong Kong.

22 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Brighter future for the planet

Energy-saving lighting

In an increasingly environmentally-conscious world, efforts to preserve, use less or find alternative energy-saving devices are becoming a more important driver for governments, businesses and individuals to combat climate change.

10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

LED technology switch reduces costs drastically

Hong Kong's multicoloured nocturnal skyline is widely recognised as one of the most impressive visual attractions in the world. It also accounts for large amounts of energy consumption in the form of electricity, which contributes to global warming through the energy production and consumption process.

10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Stand by for fireworks as old rivals clash

A grand rivalry of evergreen stars, some with World Cup experience, promises to be the highlight of the weekend's action at the HKFC Philips Lighting International Soccer Sevens.

A healthy edge has developed over recent years in encounters between the Philips All Stars and the Lorenz All Stars, and hostilities should resume on Sunday at Football Club.

25 May 2007 - 12:00am

NXP to embed more electronic uses in phones

NXP Semiconductors, a former unit of Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands that is helping China's Lenovo Group to develop new handsets, is working to apply near-field communication (NFC) technology in mobile telephones so they can serve as electronic keys, wallets and passports.

8 May 2007 - 12:00am

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