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  • Last update: Wednesday 17 December 2014 [1322 news items]

IC foundries gearing up for 8-inch fab expansions

Dec 17, 11:10

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is looking to expand production capacity at its 8-inch wafer fab in Shenzhen, while Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Catcher to acquire equipment sets for US$55.18 million

Stockwatch - Dec 15, 22:09

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology's branch in Suqian, China has spent US$55.18 million to acquire equipment sets from Orion.

Global wind turbine manufacturing capacity surpassing demand, says Navigant

Dec 15, 15:17

During the past two years, more flexible sourcing strategies across the wind power supply chain have resulted in cost reductions, enabling greater geographic market access while reducing...

Wah Hong Industrial to expand capacity in 2015

Dec 15, 10:11

Optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial will add ultra-size cutters to make optical film for use in up to 90-inch LCD TVs and two optical film coating lines in 2015, with its total...

GlobalWafers Japan to expand 8-inch wafer capacity in 2015

Dec 12, 11:19

GlobalWafers Japan (GWJ), a subsidiary of Taiwan-based semiconductor-grade silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers, will expand its 8-inch wafer production capacity by about 10% in 2015,...

LTPS panel production capacity to reach11.7 million square meters in 2016, says report

Dec 10, 11:53

Major panel makers will continue to add LTPS production lines from 2015-2016, focusing on the 5.5G and 6G lines, with total production capacity by area reaching more than double from...

China falls short of 2014 PV installation goals, say reports

Dec 9, 14:46

Based on actual total installation capacity of 3.79GWp for PV systems set up around China during the first three quarters of 2014, the total installation capacity for the whole year...

New capacity to buoy KYEC profitability, says paper

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:32

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has broken ground for the second-phase construction of its new plant in Tongluo, central Taiwan, with completion scheduled for the end of 2015. The arrival...

Epistar sees decreasing capacity utilization

Nov 26, 20:05

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has seen its overall capacity utilization drop from about 50% in October to below 50% in November and the utilization is expected to further...

Global PV installation capacity in 2015 may be flat or decline, say Taiwan makers

Nov 18, 21:08

Mainly because the 2015 total installation capacity of new PV systems in Japan is likely to drop a great deal from 7GWp in 2014, and installations in China, the US and Europe are...

SAS considers expanding monocrystalline solar cell capacity in US or Germany

Nov 17, 22:23

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) plans to expand its annual production capacity for monocrystalline silicon solar cells by 350MWp from...

TSMC board passes budget for capacity expansion

Nov 12, 22:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors has approved plans to spend US$5.57 billion to expand both advanced and mainstream technology capacities, and...

Casetek sets capex budget of US$505 million

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 11:13

Metal-alloy casing maker Casetek Holdings has decided to set aside a capex budget of US$505 million to expand production capacity in 2015. The company's capex budget for 2014 was...

Kuangli expanding production capacity; 4Q14 revenues to rebound

Nov 7, 11:50

Kuangli Photoelectric Technology expects to see NT$300 million (US$9.8 million) in revenues during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the company.

Unity Opto expanding LED light bulb capacity

Nov 7, 11:36

LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology started production at a new factory in northern Taiwan in early November 2014 and has expanded its monthly production capacity...

AUO to expand 8.5G capacity for TV panels in 2015

Nov 4, 15:27

AU Optronics (AUO) has plans to allocate capital in 2015 to expanding production at 8.5G facilities for TV panel applications, according to industry sources.

Foundry houses in Taiwan and China ramping 8-inch wafer capacity for IoT applications

Oct 27, 22:19

Major wafer foundry houses in Taiwan and China are ramping up the capacity of their 8-inch fabs in order to grasp opportunities in the growing business opportunities derived from...

AUO sets up PV systems totaling 23.4MWp in Taiwan

Oct 22, 11:35

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has extended business operation to EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) services for setting up PV systems and has set up PV systems...

A PV system set up on the roof an AUO factory in central Taiwan

GET not to expand solar wafer capacity

Oct 15, 15:24

Green Energy Technology (GET) has no plans to expand in-house solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer production capacity, company president Swean Lin said at an October 14 press conference...

Capacity of virtual power plants worldwide expected to more than quintuple by 2023, says Navigant

Oct 14, 15:46

Virtual power plants (VPPs), which employ software and IT innovations to achieve the optimum usage of grid assets while maintaining the proper balance of the electricity grid, are...

China, Taiwan PV makers seeking capacity in third locations to avoid US anti-dumping tariffs

Oct 14, 10:59

China-based PV module makers and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in an attempt to avoid US anti-subsidization and anti-dumping tariffs, are seeking production...

Chip suppliers set to compete for wafer capacity

Sep 25, 11:58

Chip suppliers are expected to begin to pull in orders for wafers in order to produce chips for non-Apple device vendors, a move which is likely to start a new round of competition...

Digitimes Research: China to hold 35% of global small- to mid-size TFT LCD capacity in 2017

Sep 24, 10:42

The global proportion of small- to medium-size TFT LCD production capacity from China is expected to increase to 35% as of 2017, up from 15.5% in 2011, according to Digitimes Research...

Worldwide capacity of next-generation advanced batteries expected to increase nearly 1,000-fold by 2023, says Navigant

Sep 23, 15:30

While lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries offer many advantages over traditional battery technologies, research and development of new battery chemistries that, in many ways, surpass Li-ion...

TSMC, UMC ramping wafer production capacity in China

Sep 22, 15:22

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are ramping up the wafer production capacity of their 8-inch fabs in China to cope...

PCB makers to see HDI board lines at full capacity till year-end 2014

Sep 18, 14:35

PCB suppliers including Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing and Unitech Printed Circuit Board are expected to see their HDI board production lines operate at full capacity...

Demand response capacity is expected to increase more than 6-fold by 2023, says Navigant

Sep 17, 16:10

Efforts to limit power generation by utilities and reduce peak loads on the grid, along with the changing resource mix in electric grids globally, are creating new demand for demand...

Digitimes Research: China panel makers shift 8.5G capacity to small- to mid-size applications

Sep 15, 14:17

China panel makers are starting to show signs of shifting production capacity on 8.5G lines from large-size applications to small- to medium-size ones in order improve operating margins...

DRAM industry profits to stabilize in 2015 as Korea-based makers slow capacity ramps, says DRAMeXchange

Newswatch - Sep 10, 15:15

Construction of Samsung Electronics' and SK Hynix's new fabrication plants will not be finished until 2015, with manufacturing capacity for the coming year still under planning, according...

Digitimes Research: China panel maker operating margins continue to increase; BOE to expand AMOLED panel capacity by over 225%

Sep 9, 15:13

China's panel makers have reported increased operating margins in the first half of 2014 largely due to their efforts in promoting smartphone, tablet and low-priced LCD TV panel products,...

China may hike target PV installations in 2014

Sep 5, 10:34

The China government is likely to raise the target total capacity for PV systems installed around China in 2014 from 13GWp to 15GWp, consisting of 11GWp for ground-mounted PV power-generating...

PV panels

Truly to expand production capacity for touch panels in September

Sep 4, 21:17

Truly Optoelectronics is expected to expand production capacity for touch panels by the end of September 2014.

Truly offices and logo

Tongli to establish new protective film production facilities in Taiwan

Sep 3, 22:11

Following China-based protective film maker Tongli Optoelectronic Technology's move to set up research and development facilities in Taiwan in order to further harness business opportunities...

Production issues at China fabs bring new orders to Taiwan touch panel makers

Sep 3, 21:05

China touch panel makers have recently taken measures to adjust production capacity in order to meet increased demand for the third quarter of 2014. In doing so, the makers have faced...

Metal mesh touch panel

Shortage of CNC capacity to remain until 2015, say chassis makers

Sep 3, 14:59

Because a large portion of CNC machines are being used to carve out unibody metal-alloy chassis for iPhones, and Japan-, South Korea- and China-based smartphone vendors have adopted...

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    Before Going to Press | 9h 42min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 9h 43min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 9h 43min ago

  • Some China PV module makers replace Taiwan-made solar cells with Southeast Asia-made models

    Before Going to Press | 9h 43min ago

  • LED light bulb prices fall in Europe, China markets

    Before Going to Press | 9h 45min ago

  • NAND flash contract prices see modest drop in 1H December, says DRAMeXchange

    Before Going to Press | 9h 46min ago

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to rise to 14.2%, says WitsView

    Before Going to Press | 9h 46min ago

  • Demand for 8-inch fab equipment rises

    Before Going to Press | 9h 47min ago

  • PV equipment book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in 3Q14, says SEMI

    Before Going to Press | 9h 47min ago

  • Taiwan market: LG launches 42- to 55-inch smart digital signage

    Before Going to Press | 9h 48min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Top-3 China based server vendors may ship 2 million units in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 9h 48min ago

  • Taiwan market: FET expects 4G user base to exceed 1.0 million at end of 2014, says president

    Before Going to Press | 9h 49min ago

  • US final anti-dumping, anti-subsidization taxation excludes solar-grade wafers

    Before Going to Press | 9h 49min ago

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