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Utilization rates rise at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan

Feb 19, 14:58

Capacity utilization rates at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan have risen sharply since the first quarter of 2016 thanks mainly to a pull-in of orders for fingerprint sensors and large-size...

iPhone chip suppliers start booking capacity

Feb 18, 22:24

Chip suppliers of Apple's next-generation iPhone-series have started to book production capacity at their foundry and backend partners, according to industry sources.

TSEC to expand solar cell capacity to 1.3GWp by end of 2016

Feb 17, 11:08

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker TSEC expanded its annual production by 120MWp to 830MWp in total in early February and will further add 120MWp in March-May, and 350MWp possibly...

Innolux restores 85% capacity at STSP

Feb 15, 14:25

TFT-LCD panel maker Innolux has restored 85% of its production capacity at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) following damage from a massive earthquake that hit southern Taiwan...

CSI to expand production capacity

Feb 15, 10:41

China-based integrated PV maker CSI will expand production capacity by setting up 1GWp of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer capacity, 1GWp of crystalline silicon solar cell capacity...

China records PV installation capacity of 15.13GWp in 2015, says NEA

Feb 5, 12:35

Total PV installation capacity in China in 2015 amounted to 15.13GWp, attaining 85% of the target of 17.8GWp, according to China's National Energy Administration (NEA).

Giantplus to run at full capacity through 1H16, says report

Newswatch - Jan 26, 19:12

Giantplus Technologies expects to continue operations throughout the Lunar New Year holiday period as it is currently running at full capacity to meet demand from smartphone vendors,...

Neo Solar Power lowers utilization at PV module plant

Jan 25, 11:39

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power, in response to decreased orders for PV modules, has lowered the utilization of production capacity at its PV module factory in Chunan, northern Taiwan,...

LG increasing monthly capacity at LCD facilities

Jan 22, 14:37

LG Display will increase monthly capacity at its Guangzhou-based LCD production facilities from 90,000 substrates to 120,000 by the end of 2016.

China sets target of 3GWp for model PV power stations in 2016

Jan 20, 12:16

China, to boost the PV industry under the 13th Five-year National Development Plan, has set a target installation capacity of 3.0GWp for model PV power stations to be set up in 2016,...

LG aims for monthly capacity of 75,000 units on 6G fab in 1H17, says report

Jan 19, 15:24

LG Display has solidified plans to achieve 75,000 substrates in monthly production at its 6G facilities throughout the first half of 2017 for curved OLED displays, according to Korea-based...

VIS capacity utilization rate to rebound to 90% in 1Q16, says report

Stockwatch - Jan 18, 16:25

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) will see its capacity utilization rate rebound to 90% in the first quarter of 2016 and boost further to 100% in the...

AcBel Polytech expanding capacity in the Philippines

Jan 15, 15:46

Power supply maker AcBel Polytech is expanding production capacity at its factory in the Philippines to decrease overall production costs, The expansion is scheduled to complete in...

Metal chassis makers expected to slow down capacity expansion to wait for 2H16

Jan 11, 14:17

With Catcher announcing a capex cut for 2016, sources from the upstream supply chain expect other metal chassis makers to also halt their capacity expansion plans and wait for demand...

SAS sees orders 40% over production capacity

Jan 8, 15:34

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has obtained orders 40% in excess of production capacity and will expand annual capacity for polycrystalline...

Samsung and TSMC remain top in available wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Jan 8, 10:29

IC Insights has provided a ranking of the industry's 10 largest IC manufacturers in terms of installed capacity. Included in the list are four from North America, two from South Korea,...

New AUO 8.5G capacity to open in 1Q16

Dec 30, 15:24

New capacity from AU Optronics (AUO) Houli-based 8.5G fab is set to open in the first quarter of 2016, adding approximately 25,000-30,000 substrates in monthly capacity at the faci...

ChipMOS to expand production capacity for LCD driver ICs

Dec 24, 15:15

Packaging and testing company ChipMOS Technologies is expected to expand production capacity for LCD driver ICs during 2016 as the company is positive about Ultra HD TV demand, according...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC foundry capacity utilization rate to fall in 4Q15

Dec 22, 11:47

Utilization rates at Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will fall further to 85.8% in the fourth quarter of 2015 - the lowest level in 13 quarters, according to Digitimes Research.

US extension of solar investment tax credit expected to decrease US PV installation capacity in 2016

Dec 21, 16:05

The US senate has decided to extend solar investment tax credit for five years and this is expected to result in reductions in US PV installation capacity in 2016 from the originally...

UMC board approves capex for 28nm capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Dec 16, 22:20

The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has approved a capex of NT$12.57 billion (US$383.5 million) to mainly expand the foundry's 28nm manufacturing capacity.

Global PV demand to reach 59GW and industry to undertake capacity expansion in 2016, says report

Dec 14, 14:23

Spurred by major and emerging markets, global photovoltaic (PV) demand has grown substantially in 2015. According to EnergyTrend, installed capacity worldwide for 2015 is estimated...

Installed distributed energy resources capacity expected to reach 530.7GW in 2024, says Navigant

Dec 9, 14:07

Distributed energy resources (DER) penetration is increasing globally, causing a significant, and sometimes controversial, impact on the power and utilities segment. The rapid expansion...

5-inch HD open cell panel pricing rising

Dec 8, 15:25

Five-inch HD open cell panel pricing is increasing due to recent moves from makers to reduce capacity.

Smartphone panel suppliers to increase LTPS capacity and turn further to Full HD market in 2016, says WitsView

Dec 1, 15:34

Since 2013, major LCD panel makers have continually invested in fabs producing LTPS LCD panels to capture demand in the high-end smartphone market. According to WitsView, global LTPS...

Samsung continues to decrease TV production capacity in 2015

Nov 30, 23:01

Samsung Electronics has reduced its TV production capacity by over 11 million units since the beginning of 2015 until the end of September due to weakening TV demand, according to...

Commentary: Taiwan IC backend firms facing challenge from fast expanding China competitors

Nov 26, 16:23

A recent media report indicating that China-based Jiangsu Changjing Electronics Technology (JCET) has landed SiP (system-in-package) module orders from Apple could serve as a warning...

China market for packaged LEDs to grow at single-digit annual rate, says firm

Nov 25, 14:58

Due to oversupply and price competition between suppliers of lighting LEDs, IHS forecasts China's total market for packaged LEDs will grow at a single- digit annual rate.

Overseas capacity expansion will cause moderate price slide across PV supply chain in 2016, says EnergyTrend

Nov 16, 22:11

The downward revision of income tax credit for photovoltaic systems for 2016 in the US has resulted in a general installation boom, which is prolonged by the planned feed-in tariff...

TFT LCD production capacity nearly three times higher than AMOLED in 2015, says firm

Nov 16, 21:50

In 2015, the total production capacity for AMOLED surface area will be 9.9 million square meters while that for TFT LCD will be 26 million square meters, according to Sigmaintell...

Taiwan PV installation capacity estimated at 150-200MWp in 2015

Nov 16, 15:59

The total installation capacity for rooftop PV systems and PV power-generating stations established in Taiwan in 2015 will reach 150-200MWp, far short of the target of 500MWp set...

Shin Zu Shing, Jarllytec to expand MIM capacity

Nov 13, 14:08

As Apple may adopt metal injection molding-based (MIM) hinges for use in 13- and 15-inch MacBooks to be launched in 2016, hinge makers Shin Zu Shing (SZS) and Jarllytec plan to expand...

Digitimes Research: Sony to expand CMOS production capacity via acquisition of Toshiba plant

Nov 12, 10:16

Sony's planned acquisition of Toshiba's CMOS sensor manufacturing plant in Oita, southern Japan will not only help solve its tight sensor production in the near term but also push...

TSMC board approves US$4 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion

Nov 11, 15:13

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of US$3.96 billion for expanding capacity for advanced-node manufacturing, and packaging...

AD/CVD ruling and overseas capacity expansions are variables to the current PV boom, says EnergyTrend

Nov 9, 22:48

China's National Reform and Development Commission has announced that there will be no significant reduction in feed-in tariff (FiT) rates for the country's photovoltaic (PV) power...

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