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Nanya to ramp 20m process output

Apr 27, 12:05

Nanya Technology will start making 20nm chips in small volume in the third quarter, and will expand output to 30,000 wafer starts per month by the fourth quarter of 2017, according...

Nanya president Pei-Ing Lee expects DRAM prices to continue growth

UMC expects flat performance in 2Q17

Apr 27, 11:08

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, when the foundry chipmaker's capacity utilization rate...

Ardentec breaks ground for new plant in Nanjing

Apr 25, 15:05

Taiwan-based Ardentec, which specializes in testing services for logic and memory chips, has recently broken ground for a new plant in Nanjing, China where Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Copper foil maker Co-Tech positive about 2017 outlook

Apr 25, 11:52

Co-Tech Copper Foil has expressed optimism about its performance during 2017 citing robust copper foil demand.

Silicon wafer suppliers seeking long-term contracts

Apr 25, 11:18

Silicon wafer suppliers have advised their semiconductor customers to sign long-term contracts amid tight supply, according to industry sources.

Powerchip chairman expects long-term DRAM shortage

Apr 20, 22:20

The supply of DRAM memory is likely to stay tight for a substantial period of time, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology.

Epistar capacity at full utilization

Apr 13, 11:12

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has fully utilized its production capacity since March 2017 and has obtained orders for blue-light LED chips with total ordered volume 30%...

RiTdisplay to further expand PMOLED capacity

Apr 12, 21:44

PMOLED panel maker RiTdisplay has expanded monthly production capacity from 15,000 glass substrates originally to 18,000 units, and will further expand monthly capacity by 40% to...

Everlight to expand LED packaging capacity

Apr 5, 11:28

Everlight Electronics has disclosed it will expand its annual LED packaging capacity from 4.5 billion chips currently to 5.5 billion, with most of the additional capacity to be used...

AUO expanding capacity for 65-inch TV panels

Mar 31, 10:02

AU Optronics (AUO) expects large growth in global demand for 65-inch LCD TV panels in 2017 and is expanding monthly production capacity at an 8.5G factory from 220,000-230,000 glass...

VIS mulling fab tools purchases

Stockwatch - Mar 31, 09:58

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is considering acquiring production equipment from its fellow foundry companies, according to the Taiwan-based 8-inch IC foundry.

Greatek building high-end packaging capacity

Mar 28, 16:05

Logic IC packaging firm Greatek Electronics will start production for bumping and wafer-level CSP in July 2017 which will further buoy its sales performance for the year, according...

China aims to hike proportion of distributed PV systems

Mar 28, 15:58

The China government aims to increase the proportion of total PV installation capacity for distributed (rooftop) PV systems mainly through higher feed-in tariff rates than those for...

Foxconn to hike Sharp TV panel capacity in Japan, says IHS Markit

Mar 24, 16:04

Foxconn Electronics, after becoming the largest shareholder of Sharp, aims to increase global sales of Sharp-produced Aquos-branded LCD TVs to 10-12 million units in 2017 and will...

MOSFET chip supply to fall short of demand in 2H17

Mar 20, 15:33

The global supply of MOSFET chips is set to fall short of demand in the second half of 2017 as a result of a growing number of MOSFETs for new CPU platforms coupled with sluggish...

HLMC 12-inch fab running at full capacity, says company VP

Mar 15, 15:41

China-based 12-inch wafer foundry Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) has seen its Fab 1 run at full capacity with order visibility extended to the second half of 2017, according...

HLMC VP Jack Shu

China 12-inch fab capacity set to boom

Mar 14, 12:20

With major China-based chipmakers set to build new 12-inch fabs, the overall 12-inch fab capacity in China is expected to peak over the next two to three years.

HannsTouch Solution to expand touch sensor capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 13, 10:56

Touch sensor maker HannsTouch Solution, due to growing demand for touch sensors used in AMOLED panels, will invest NT$1.8 billion (US$58.3 million) to expand production capacity from...

Tyntek to expand IR LED capacity

Mar 6, 11:04

LED chip maker Tyntek, viewing that production capacity for infrared (IR) LED chips is about 10% short of demand, will expand production capacity for the product line by 10-15%, with...

Tyntek chairman Bosco Foo

Industrial robot makers expanding capacity

Feb 24, 11:07

Worldwide robot makers have been expanding their capacity recently with Germany-based Kuka cooperating with the China-based Midea Group to expand its capacity in Europe and China...

Demand for robots gradually increasing

Taiwan maintains largest share of global IC wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Feb 24, 11:07

Taiwan led all regions/countries in wafer capacity with 21.3% share, a slight decrease from 21.7% in 2015 when the country first became the global wafer capacity leader, according...

AUO undaunted by China competition, says chairman

Feb 22, 11:24

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) is not worried by China-based competitors' government-supported fast expansion of production capacity because the Taiwan-based firm's competitiveness...

AUO chairman and CEO Paul Peng

China adds PV installation capacity of 34.54GWp in 2016, says CPIA

Feb 20, 13:29

A total PV installation capacity of 34.54GWp in power-generating stations and distributed systems was completed around China in 2016, accounting for 47% of the global total, according...

Eight-inch fabs operating at full capacity

Feb 18, 11:08

Eight-inch wafer fabs in China and Taiwan are running at full capacity driven by brisk demand for smartphone-use ICs including fingerprint-recognition sensors, LCD driver ICs and...

AUO to expand capacity at 8.5G factory

Feb 15, 15:56

AU Optronics (AUO) has set aside a capital expenditure budget of NT$55.0 billion (US$1.77 billion) for 2017, NT$10.0-15.0 billion of which will be used to expand monthly production...

Oppo expanding production capacity in China, India to ramp up shipments in 2017

Feb 14, 12:26

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo has continued expanding its production capacity in China and plans to build up production lines in India in line with its plan to further ramp up...

Robust fingerprint sensor demand continues to fill 8-inch fab capacity in 2017

Feb 14, 10:54

IC foundries will continue to see a pull-in of orders for fingerprint-recognition sensor chips to fill their 8-inch fab capacity in 2017, according to industry sources. Meanwhile,...

GCL-Poly Energy sets up polycrystalline black silicon wafer capacity

Feb 13, 11:35

China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has set up 2GWp of annual capacity for solar-grade polycrystalline black silicon wafers and will expand to 10GWp eventually, according to the...

Globalfoundries to invest for capacity growth in US, Germany, China and Singapore

Feb 13, 10:47

Globalfoundries has announced plans to invest in its existing fabs in the US and Germany, expand its footprint in China with a fab in Chengdu, and add capacity for mainstream technologies...

China adds PV installation capacity of 34.24GWp in 2016, says NEA

Jan 18, 11:32

Installation capacity totaled 34.24GWp for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems completed and on grid around China in 2016, higher than the originally expected...

NSP plans to shift solar cell capacity from Malaysia to Vietnam

Jan 17, 11:30

Neo Solar Power (NSP) plans to relocate annual production capacity of 200MWp for solar cells from Malaysia to Vietnam in order to cut production cost, according to industry sources...

Pegatron chairman talks about capacity expansion in North America, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 16, 15:46

Commenting on questions on whether Pegatron Technology will move production to North America during the company's year-end banquet, company chairman TH Tung noted that Pegatron currently...

Epistar expanding AlGaInP chip, blue-light LED flip-chip capacity

Jan 16, 11:08

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar is expanding production capacity for AlGaInP LED chips and blue-light LED flip-chips, according to company president Jou Ming-jiunn. The...

Kinpo to expand capacity and staff for printer and vacuum cleaner orders, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 12, 15:31

Taiwan-based IT manufacturer New Kinpo Group is planning to expand its capacity at plants in Indiana, the US, and company CEO Simon Shen will visit the construction site after the...

Shunfeng to expand solar wafer capacity

Jan 11, 11:48

China-based Shunfeng International Clean Energy, who makes poly-Si solar wafers, cells and PV modules, and undertakes PV power station projects, will invest CNY2.2 billion (US$318...

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