Catcher Technology Co., Ltd.
Catcher Technology makes metal housings for electronic devices, including smartphones, tablets and notebook computers.
Metal housings are increasingly replacing plastic ones. The shift is occurring for practical as well as aesthetic reasons: Even thin metal cases offer increased strength.
Catcher was established as a metal parts maker in 1984. It was founded by the father of current Chairman Hung Shui-Shu. Prior to joining the company, Hung was an ear and nose doctor.
The company emphasizes the development of proprietary technology, including molds and surface-treatment techniques.
Catcher built expertise by making housings for home appliances and personal computers. This helped it land an order for thin housing for Apple's MacBook Air notebook.
Beginning with the iPhone 6, which hit the market in 2014, Catcher also provides housings for Apple smartphones.
Catcher's main plants are located in China's Jiangsu Province and Tainan in southern Taiwan. It is honing its manufacturing prowess and cost competitiveness by adopting metalworking equipment that features computer numerical co