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Digitimes Research: Solar installations in Germany reach record high in 2012 despite continuous incentive cuts

Jan 16, 22:11

Electricity prices in Germany continue to be high. The country has been striving for stable electricity supply in order to maintain economic growth. Therefore, developing renewable...

Samsung moves up in foundry ranking

Jan 16, 10:37

IC Insights has released its 2012 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) remained the leader while Samsung Electronics surpassed...

Grand Pacific Technology to post EPS of over NT$13 in 2012

Jan 15, 22:22

Semiconductor equipment maker Grand Plastic Technology (GPTC) saw its revenues rally 41.7% to NT$1.57 billion (US$54.27 million) in 2012. EPS for the year is expected to reach NT$13-14,...

Taiwan FPCB makers post sales growth of 25-45% in 2012

Jan 14, 23:20

Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) manufacturers Zhen Ding Technology Holding, Career Technology and Flexium Interconnect enjoyed sales growth of 25-45% in 2012, and all saw their sales...

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EETI touch-IC revenues disappoint in 2012

Jan 14, 22:02

IC design house Egalax_empia Technology (EETI) saw revenues generated from its touchscreen controller IC business declined 43.7% in 2012, due to sluggish demand for Windows 8.

Chipbond posts record sales in 4Q, 2012

Jan 14, 20:19

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan-based Chipbond Technology, a packaging and testing house specializing in LCD driver ICs, climbed to an all-time high of NT$4.17 billion (US$144.1 million)...

Taiwan market: Home electronics makers see mixed results in 2012

Jan 14, 15:34

Home electronics maker Sampo reportedly reached NT$10.63 billion (US$367.46 million) in revenues during 2012, up 22% on year, while Tatung's revenues dropped 16.2% on year to NT$32.18...

Taiwan market: LCD TV shipments grow 5% in 2012

Jan 11, 15:39

LCD TV shipments to the Taiwan market grew 5%in 2012, with local brand vendor Sampo coming in first at 210,000 shipments, according to market observers.

Equipment maker Gudeng posts 24.6% sales growth in 2012

Jan 11, 13:55

IC front-end tool supplier Gudeng Precision Industrial has reported revenues of NT$930 million (US$32.1 million) for 2012, up 24.55% on year.

Specialty IC foundry VIS 2012 revenues second highest ever

Jan 10, 21:07

Analog and mixed-signal IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported NT$17.16 billion (US$593.7 million) in revenues for 2012, growing 13% on year and setting...

TCL sells 15.52 million LCD TVs in 2012

Jan 10, 20:48

China-based TV vendor TCL has officially reported that its full-year LCD TV sales in 2012 reached 15.52 million units, 11.82 million of which were LED backlit units.

Chunghwa Telecom nets NT$5.16 per share for 2012

Jan 10, 19:52

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on January 10 reported net profit of NT$1.71 billion (US$58.7 million) for December, resulting in a net EPS of NT$5.16 for 2012.

TXC posts record sales in 2012

Jan 10, 15:48

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan-based TXC, a manufacturer of quartz components for PCs and handsets, climbed to an all-time high of NT$10.93 billion (US$377.4 million) in 2012.

Innolux reports strong December 2012 financial results

Jan 10, 15:44

Innolux Corporation has reported that its December revenues reached NT$44.31 billion (US$1.52 billion), making it the only major Taiwan-based panel maker to report increased revenues...

Panel components providers report decline in revenues for December 2012

Jan 10, 15:34

Radiant Optoelectronics' consolidated revenues slowed down in December 2012 at NT$6.54 billion (US$225.65 million), an on-month decrease of 6.63%, due to customers switching out old...

China market: 2012 mobile Internet-access revenues, users up 84.2%, 30.1%, says Analysys

Jan 10, 14:09

Operators of mobile Internet services in the China market generated total revenues of CNY158.8 billion (US$25.17 billion) in 2012, hiking 84.2% from 2011, while the corresponding...

Digitimes Research: Panasonic LED lighting accounts for 10% of global market in 2012

Jan 10, 13:58

In 2012, Panasonic's LED lighting accounted for 10% of the global market. The firm has been expanding product lines and expects to obtain a 37.5% share in Japan in 2013. Panasonic...

Fiber glass material supplier Fulltech posts flat 2012 revenues

Jan 10, 10:55

Fulltech Fiber Glass, which makes fiber glass yarns and fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, has reported almost flat growth in 2012 revenues.

Over 20% of China solar firms reportedly exit market in 2012

Jan 10, 10:46

According to China-based media reports, during boom times from 2010-2011, the number of firms in major solar segments (wafer, cell, and module) increased from 807 to 901, an increase...

Polytronics reports pre-tax EPS of NT$5.70 for 2012

Jan 9, 22:21

Protective component maker Polytronics Technology (PTTC) has reported record high consolidated revenues of NT$1.7 billion (US$58.6 million) and pre-tax profits of NT$477 million for...

Casetek sees monthly shipments of 1 million iPad mini chassis at the end of 2012

Jan 9, 21:55

Taiwan-based chassis maker Casetek Holdings, a subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, is expected to have shipped one million and 1.5 million iPad mini chassis in November and December...

Fabless firms outperform IDMs in 2012, says IC Insights

Jan 9, 20:36

Combined sales generated by fabless IC companies worldwide increased 6% in 2012, while those by IDMs decreased 4% on year, according to a recent IC Insights report. Overall revenues...

China market: Online game revenues, user base up in 2012, says Analysys

Jan 9, 20:24

Online game operators in the China market generated total revenues of CNY40.103 billion (US$6.36 billion) and attracted 201 million users in total in 2012, respectively growing by...

Lite-On Semi generates more revenues from sale of IC parts

Jan 9, 16:03

Lite-On Semiconductor enjoyed significant growth in sales of its IC products, which include analog chips and optical touch panel solutions, in 2012. The segment accounted for 29%...

SAS reports global consolidated 2012 revenues of NT$19 billion

Jan 9, 15:50

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) reported 2012 total revenues of NT$4.414 billion (US$152 million) and global consolidated revenues of NT$19.072 billion...

LCD driver IC vendors post revenue gains in 2012

Jan 9, 15:47

LCD driver IC vendors Novatek Microelectronics, ILi Technology (Ilitek) and Orise Technology saw their revenues gain 5.6%, 16.5% and 20%, respectively, to NT$37.01 billion (US$1.28...

Giga Solar reports falling December revenues

Jan 9, 15:39

Taiwan-based solar conductive paste maker Giga Solar has reported December revenues of NT$181 million (US$6.23 million), showing a decrease of 34.42% on month and a decrease of 0.18%...

Sigurd posts profit growth in 2012

Jan 9, 15:26

Taiwan-based testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has reported pre-tax profits of NT$1.12 billion (US$38.5 million) for 2012, representing a 25% increase.

Gigastorage sees December revenues increase 48% on-month

Jan 9, 14:48

Taiwan-based solar wafer and compact disc maker Gigastorage reported December 2012 revenues of NT$275 million (US$9.47 million), representing an on-month increase of 48.89%, and an...

AUO reports December 2012 consolidated revenues

Jan 8, 22:00

AU Optronics has announced preliminary consolidated December 2012 revenues of NT$32.05 billion (US$1 billion), down 5.4% on month but up 15.7% on year. AUO's consolidated revenues...

Taiwan market: Digital camera sales fall in 2012

Jan 8, 19:52

There were 1.09-1.11 million digital cameras sold in the Taiwan market in 2012, decreasing about 20% from 2011, and the corresponding sales value also slipped about 10%, according...

Embedded NVM IP vendor eMemory to post EPS of NT$2.20-2.40 for 2012

Jan 8, 15:26

Embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP developer eMemory Technology is expected to snap up a pre-tax EPS of NT$2.20-2.40 (US$0.07-0.08) in 2012, according to market sources. With...

SerComm 2012 revenues hit record

Jan 8, 14:29

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.369 billion (US$47.0 million) for December, with consolidated revenues of NT$19.273...

Win Semi, VPEC December sales rise

Jan 7, 22:03

GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors and Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC), a supplier of GaAs epi-wafers, have both reported sequential growth in sales for December 2012.

Asia Tech Image 2012 revenues hit record

Jan 7, 14:49

Taiwan-based contact image sensor module maker Asia Tech Image has posted record revenues of NT$3.634 billion (US$123 million) for 2012, increasing by 11.53% from 2011.

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