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Rising value of NT dollar to affect performance of IC backend service firms

Sep 26, 14:40

The rising price of gold and the appreciation of the NT dollar, triggered by the launch the US Federal Reserve's third round of the quantitative easing (QE3) is expected to weigh...

IC backend service providers look to strong revenue gains in September

Sep 18, 01:25

IC backend service companies, including Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL), King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics, all...

Demand for copper wirebonding machines to slide 50% sequentially in 4Q12

Sep 12, 01:40

Demand for copper wirebonding machines from IC backend service companies is expected to decline 50% in the fourth quarter of 2012 as compared to purchases in the third quarter, according...

ASE sees August revenues up slightly

Stockwatch - Sep 10, 11:08

Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing service provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) had consolidated revenues of NT$16.247 billion (US$542 million) for August growing...

3D IC commercialization to take place in 2015-16, says ASE

Sep 6, 09:33

The adoption and commercialization of 3D TSV stacking IC technology and products will likely take place in the 2015-16 timeframe, according to Tong Ho-ming, general manager and chief...

Tong Ho-ming, general manager and chief of R&D at ASE

IC backend service firms to ramp up investments in 2012

Sep 5, 01:30

Most Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing firms including Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) and Powertech Technology (PTI) all plan to...

Taiwan IC backend firms look to expand in Korea

Sep 4, 01:00

Recent moves by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Ardentec suggest that Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing houses are looking to expand their presence in South Korea,...

Taiwan copper wirebonding production value to rise

Sep 3, 12:11

The production value of Taiwan's copper wirebonding segment is expected to rise along with demand over the next three years, according to sources at equipment suppliers.

Backend firms expect orders for 28nm chips to pick up

Aug 29, 16:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is producing 28nm process ICs for Qualcomm and the first batch of shipments will be delivered to packaging and testing houses in...

ASE looks to growth in 2H12

Aug 29, 11:52

IC packaging/testing service provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects its sales to grow quarter-on-quarter onward in the second half of 2012, and total shipments...

Japan IDMs to increase outsourcing of logic IC backend processing

Aug 17, 11:35

Major Japan-based IDM companies including Renesas, Sony and Toshiba are set to increase outsourcing of backend processing for logic ICs, and have approached existing and potential...

ASE, SPIL see small growth in July revenues

Aug 8, 01:00

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), two Taiwan-based providers of IC packaging and testing service, saw consolidated revenues of...

Major IC packagers step up 2012 capex

Aug 6, 15:41

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Amkor Technology and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) – the world's leading packaging and testing houses – have all set...

ASE, SPIL make progress in transition to copper wire bonding

Jul 31, 16:12

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have made progress toward the transition from gold to copper wire bonding, and have also stepped...

ASE, SPIL expect 3Q12 sales to rise

Jul 30, 14:27

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) both expect their third-quarter sales to register another sequential growth buoyed by rising demand...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin expects company sales to grow through 4Q12

ASE, SPIL 2Q12 profits up

Jul 27, 15:47

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) both saw their second-quarter net profits rise over 50% sequentially along with higher...

ASE, SPIL post sales drops in June

Jul 10, 01:05

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported decreases in June consolidated revenues from the previous month of 1.7% and 5.9%,...

Most backend firms give positive 3Q12 outlook

Jul 4, 01:25

With shipments from upstream chipmakers rising, most Taiwan-based packaging and testing houses are expected to post sequential growth in third-quarter sales.

ASE to expand operations in Korea

Jun 25, 14:54

In view of the growing semiconductor industry in Korea, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is looking to expand its local factory site located in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, with...

ASE optimistic about 2H12

Jun 22, 01:30

Upcoming rollouts of new handsets, tablets and ultrabooks will help boost overall shipments of semiconductors in the second half of 2012, according to Tien Wu, COO for Advanced Semiconductor...

ASE COO Tien Wu

ASE, SPIL gearing up for capacity expansion

Jun 21, 14:45

IC packaging and testing firms Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have both reiterated their commitment to expand capacity in 2012...

Major Taiwan IC backend firms to post over 5% sales growth in 2Q12

Jun 11, 12:27

Major Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing houses including Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), Powertech Technology (PTI) and Chipbond...

ASE-USI deal probed for possible insider trading

Jun 11, 11:39

The Taipei Prosecutors' Office on June 8 began a probe into insider trading suspicions involving Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing's (ASE) takeover of Universal Scientific Indus...

ASE, SPIL post sales growth in May

Jun 7, 16:09

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) both saw their May revenues register single-digit growth.

IC packagers reiterate sales guidance for 2Q12, says report

Newswatch - Jun 4, 15:06

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reiterated their previous guidances for the second quarter of 2012, according to a Chinese-language...

ASE opens new manufacturing facility in China

May 31, 15:09

Packaging and testing firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced the opening of its Phase 3 manufacturing facility in Weihai, Shangdong province, China. The new building...

ASE, SPIL post slight drops in April sales

May 8, 01:10

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported slight decreases in consolidated revenues for April 2012. ASE announced consolidated...

ASE to issue overseas convertible bonds worth NT$9 billion

May 4, 14:02

Taiwan's Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), which provides semiconductor assembly and test services, has announced plans to issue overseas convertible bonds worth up to NT$9...

ASE to hike 2012 capex to US$800 million

Apr 30, 10:29

Packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will expand 2012 capital expenditure (capex) from US$700-750 million originally to US$800 million mainly due to...

ASE CFO Joseph Tung

ASE 2Q12 shipments likely to grow 15%

Apr 20, 01:30

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is expected to post shipment growth of 15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2012 as clients step up their pace of orders...

ASE CFO Joseph Tung to host company investors meeting on April 27

ASE 1Q12 sales slip

Apr 10, 13:47

Consolidated revenues at Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) registered declines of 7.1% sequentially and 6.3% on year in the first quarter of 2012. Sales of its core IC assembly...

ASE, SPIL report slight decreases in 2011 revenues

Apr 3, 01:40

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) reported 2011 consolidated revenues that represented an on-year decrease of 1.8%...

ASE, SPIL remain conservative on business outlook

Mar 20, 14:41

While the recent news that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is mulling an upward revision in 2012 capex has boosted market observers' confidence in the outlook for...

ASE February sales up, SPIL down

Mar 9, 11:01

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) saw sales of its core IC ATM (assembly test and material) business grow 3.9% on month to NT$9.49 billion (US$320 million) in February 2012...

March shipments of 4G mobile phones to reach over 1 million

Mar 1, 01:30

Mobile phone makers Samsung and HTC both target 4G phone shipments in March to exceed one million units. Shipments in second-quarter 2012 are likely to reach 5-10 million units. Suppliers...

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