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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...

ASE expects sales rebound in 2Q12

Feb 13, 10:46

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has estimated that its core IC assembly test and material (ATM) business will post another sequential decrease of 6-9% in shipments in the...

ASE expects sales rebound in 2Q12

ASE, SPIL post sales drops in January

Feb 9, 01:40

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported decreases in January 2012 consolidated revenues from the previous month...

ChipMOS looks to higher capex in 2012

Jan 10, 15:32

ChipMOS Technology has set aside a capital expenditure budget of US$85 million for 2012, an increase of 10.4% from 2011.

ASE, SPIL, PTI, Sigurd see decrease in December revenues

Jan 10, 01:05

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), Powertech Technology (PTI) and Sigurd Microelectronics, four Taiwan-based providers of IC packaging...

ASE, SPIL post slight drops in 4Q11 sales

Jan 9, 16:42

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced that revenues of its core IC assembly test and material (ATM) business slid 2.1% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2011,...

Backend firms gearing up for new MediaTek solution

Dec 23, 01:05

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), and substrate makers Unimicron Technology and Kinsus Interconnect Technology are...

Sanyo to sell subsidiary factory in central Taiwan to ASE

Dec 20, 01:00

Sanyo Electronic (Taichung), a subsidiary of Japan-based Sanyo Electric, plans to sell its IC packaging/testing factory located in central Taiwan to the Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor...

PowerASE Technology to delist from stock market

Dec 13, 01:05

PowerASE Technology, a Taiwan-based provider of IC packaging/testing services belonging to the Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) Group, will withdraw its listing on the Emerging...

ASE revenues down 5% in November

Dec 7, 16:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported its core ATM (assembly test and material) division generated revenues of NT$10.7 billion (US$356 million) in November 2011, down...

TSMC gearing up for via-first TSV

Dec 5, 15:38

While major IC packagers have already devoted resources on TSV (via-last) development, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is also eyeing the market with its front-end...

Copper pillar bump penetration of FC packaging to rise

Nov 29, 12:25

Adoption of copper pillar bump for flip-chip (FC) packaging is expected to increase, with its proportion rising from 10-20% in 2010-2011 to 20-30% in 2015, industry sources quoted...

AKM to outsource more backend processing, says president

Nov 24, 15:52

Japan-based Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM), a supplier of mixed-signal ICs for consumer, automotive and communications applications, is looking to raise its backend orders to partners...

AKM president Hideki Kobori

ASE to acquire 100% stake in Power ASE

Stockwatch - Nov 11, 11:54

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced plans to acquire up to 107 million shares of Power ASE Technology, a joint venture with memory chipmaker Powerchip...

October revenues up slightly for IC packaging firms

Nov 8, 01:00

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), Powertech Technology (PTI) and Sigurd Microelectronics, four Taiwan-based providers of IC packaging/testing...

ASE to see lower 4Q11 shipments, flat margin

Oct 31, 10:11

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has forecast shipments for the fourth quarter of 2011 will decrease 3-4% sequentially, due to weak demand from Europe- and Japan-based...

ASE CFO Joseph Tung

Integration a must for packaging and testing industry, says ASE chairman

Oct 24, 15:04

If an industry like the semiconductor packaging and testing sector has more than 10 companies involved, only 3-4 of them can actually generate profits, according to Jason Chang, chairman...

ASE chairman Jason Chang

ASE opens new plant in Taiwan, outlines effort to expand operations

Oct 24, 11:27

IC packaging and testing firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) on October 23 opened a new plant, named K12, in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan. During a ceremony marking the opening...

(Right to left) Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou and ASE chairman Jason Chang

Packaging and testing firms see flat growth in 4Q11

Oct 21, 01:05

The global semiconductor packaging and testing industry will only see flat sequential growth in the fourth quarter of 2011, as it continues to feel the effects of the economic downturn,...

ASE seeking US$200 million syndicated loan, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 17, 15:53

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Taiwan's largest IC packaging and testing firm, is applying for a US$200 million syndicated loan to fund its operations in China, according...

ASE to open US$460 million plant

Oct 14, 01:05

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is scheduled to open its new US$460 million plant in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, on October 23. Chairman Jason Chang will host...

SPIL outperforms fellow backend firms in 3Q11

Oct 11, 12:13

Silicon Precision Industries' (SPIL) consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2011 rose 10.8% sequentially, beating the firm's targeted 2-6% growth. But Advanced Semiconductor...

ASE, Amkor expanding to compete for IDM orders

Oct 7, 01:25

In view of increased outsourcing demand by IDM companies, IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Amkor Technology has been expanding their operations to vie for...

Qualcomm reportedly starts shipping baseband chips for Mango phones

Sep 29, 01:25

Qualcomm has secured orders for baseband chips from Nokia and Samsung Electronics for their upcoming Windows Phone (Mango)-based smartphones with shipments kicking off in September,...

ASE looks to expand

Sep 23, 01:05

IC packaging and testing service provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects its consolidated revenues to top US$30 billion in 2020, and is eyeing a 30% global market...

ASE breaks ground on China headquarters

Sep 22, 01:00

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) broke ground at the site of a regional headquarters in Zhangjiang, Shanghai on September 21. Operations are scheduled to commence in 2012,...

ASE announces another share buyback

Stockwatch - Sep 21, 14:28

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced a share buyback program, under which the company will repurchase up to 30 million of its common shares from the open market...

ASE to open China regional headquarters

Sep 20, 11:34

Packaging and testing firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for a regional headquarters in Shanghai on September 21, and is also expected...

ASE to sell CNY-denominated bonds, says paper

Stockwatch - Sep 14, 16:38

Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) plans to issue Chinese yuan-denominated bonds worth a total of CNY650 million (US$102 million) in Hong Kong with an aim to boost...

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