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Semiconductor industry sees shift in spending trends, says SEMI

Jan 14, 12:01

Spending trends for the semiconductor industry have changed. Before 2009, capacity expansion corresponded closely to fab equipment spending. Now more money is spent on upgrading existing...

Kinko to expand plastic lens capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 14, 10:55

Kinko Optical started supplying plastic lens kits for PlayStation 4 in July 2013 and will extend such applications to cars, handsets and notebooks in 2014, the Chinese-language Economic...

Samsung, TSMC and Micron top list of IC industry capacity leaders, says IC Insights

Jan 9, 12:19

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,...

Lite-On Technology to expand CCM capacity

Jan 3, 10:32

Lite-On Technology will expand its monthly CCM (compact camera module) production capacity from 25-26 million currently to 32-33 million units in the first half of 2014 to meet increasing...

Neo Solar Power to expand monocrystalline solar cell capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 2, 10:59

Neo Solar Power will expand its annual production capacity for monocrystalline silicon solar cells from 300MWp currently to 600MWp in first-half 2014, according to Taiwan-based newspaper...

Samsung Display expected to increase production capacity of OLED panels by 33% in 2014

Dec 31, 11:27

Samsung Display is expected to increase its production capacity of OLED panels by 33% in 2014.

KYEC to expand capacity in 2014

Dec 26, 21:37

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has completed construction of a new plant in Taiwan with volume production to kick off in the second quarter of 2014, according to the IC testing services...

Merry Electronics to expand capacity in China, set up new factory in Thailand

Dec 26, 15:10

Handset-use audio component maker Merry Electronics, in order to meet increasing orders, will expand production capacity at two factories in southern China and another in eastern...

PCB maker TPT expanding capacity at China factory

Dec 25, 14:49

Optoelectronic PCB specialist Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) is expanding monthly production capacity at its factory in Chongqing, western China, from 600,000 square feet in the third...

PCB makers conservative about expanding HDI board capacity

Dec 23, 16:45

Major Taiwan-based HDI board suppliers, including Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing, and Unitech Printed Circuit Board are cautious about implementing capacity ramp projects...

UMC board approves capex for 28nm capacity expansion

Dec 19, 18:22

The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has approved an additional capital expenditure (capex) budget of NT$18.18 billion (US$609 million) specifically for expanding...

Global PV installation capacity to reach 40GWp in 2014, says BOE

Dec 19, 16:02

The total capacity of new PV systems installed around the world in 2013 is estimated at 34GWp, growing 9.7% on year, and global installation capacity is expected to rise to 40GWp...

Foxconn starts operations at first store-factory complex in China

Dec 17, 21:07

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), in line with its policy of transforming its factories in China into store-factory complexes which combine retail space in the front...

TSMC adjusting capacity to meet rising orders for bumping services

Dec 16, 22:55

TSMC expects its in-house capacity for wafer bumping services will fail to satisfy customer demand, and plans to outsource more orders for 8-inch wafers for use in the manufacture...

TSMC builds up bumping capacity

Dec 12, 14:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has built up its bumping capacity to 150,000 12-inch wafers a month with total shipments amounting to over five million units, according...

PCB equipment supplier Csun braces for strong sales in 1Q14

Dec 11, 14:43

PCB, FDP and semiconductor manufacturing equipment supplier Csun Manufacturing is expected to see its sales post significant sequential growth in the first quarter of 2014 buoyed...

China Li-ion cell capacity grows over 40% in 2013, says IEK

Dec 5, 21:06

The total production capacity of lithium (Li)-ion cell makers in China has increased over 40% in 2013, much higher than the industry average of 10-20%, according to the Industrial...

Automobile board maker Chin-Poon to operate at over 90% of capacity in 4Q13

Dec 4, 21:57

Automobile board maker Chin-Poon Industrial is expected to operate at over 90% of its production capacity in the fourth quarter of 2013, while revenues will decline within a range...

DRAM bit growth to decelerate, say sources

Dec 2, 21:46

Global DRAM bit production will grow only 25-30% in 2014, with the additional capacity to be driven only by chipmakers' technology transition, according to industry sources.

Auto diode maker Actron capacity utilization rate to reach 90% in 4Q13

Nov 27, 15:45

Automotive diode maker Actron Technology expects its production lines to operate at 90% of capacity in the fourth quarter of 2013 and fourth-quarter revenues to increase sequential...

Epistar expanding LED capacity at China joint venture

Nov 27, 11:31

Taiwan-based Epistar is expanding its LED wafer and chip production capacity at KFES Lighting (Xiamen) - a joint venture (JV) with China-based China Electronics in southeastern China...

32-inch open cell TV panels drop to US$82

Nov 26, 21:27

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch have dropped to US$82 as panel makers meet demand for US$100 and below 32-inch TVs in the market.

Global PV installations to grow 20% in 2014, says Neo Solar Power chairman

Newswatch - Nov 25, 15:47

Global PV system installations are estimated at 36GWp for 2013 and is expected to increase by 20% to 43GWp in 2014, with demand mainly to come from China, Japan and the US, Taiwan-based...

TSMC 28nm capacity utilization unlikely to rebound soon

Nov 21, 14:05

A rebound in the capacity utilization rate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's 28nm process is likely to be delayed to the end of the first quarter or early in the second...

Improved manufacturing capacity enabling production of larger TFT LCD displays, says DisplaySearch

Nov 20, 14:39

According to DisplaySearch, 58-inch and above displays are forecast to increase from nearly 3% of all TFT-LCDs produced in 2013 to nearly 5% in 2014, due to large-area display process...

Taiwan PS4 component makers at full capacity

Nov 20, 14:25

Taiwan-based makers of PlayStation 4 components have fully utilized their production capacities and, in view of better than expected sales in North America and booming pre-orders...

Installed capacity of geothermal heat pumps to grow nearly 150% by 2020, says firm

Nov 15, 11:11

Geothermal heat pump (GHP) systems, which harness moderate and constant temperatures just below the Earth's surface, are being deployed in nearly every region of the world and in...

SDRAM market to face oversupply on more available 12-inch wafer capacity

Nov 11, 16:03

With more 12-inch wafer foundries engaged in producing specialty DRAM products, an oversupply is likely to take place in the global SDRAM memory market during the fourth quarter of...

InnoDisk to ramp up flash storage device capacity by 50% in 2014

Nov 8, 14:45

Memory storage device maker InnoDisk plans to ramp up its production capacity by 50% to 700,000-800,000 units a month by the end of March 2014, with the increased capacity targeting...

Smartphone display ASPs contine dropping on weak demand and expanding capacity, says DisplaySearch

Nov 7, 15:48

Weak demand from white-box vendors and expanding production capacity for smartphone panels led to an on-month decline in ASPs for smartphone displays in September 2013, according...

Annual installations of wind power capacity in Latin America to double by 2022, says firm

Nov 6, 15:09

Although wind plant construction across Latin America is modest compared to more established markets, such as south and east Asia, North America, and Europe, the region's wind power...

Everlight Electronics to expand EMC capacity

Nov 4, 10:25

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics will expand its monthly EMC (epoxy molding compound) packaging capacity from 60 million units currently to 100 million units in 2014, according...

HLMC to ramp 55nm capacity in 2014

Oct 28, 21:22

Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) plans to expand production capacity for its 55nm processes to 35,000 12-inch wafers monthly as early as 2014, up from the current 20,000 units,...

Rexchip ramping up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, says report

Newswatch - Oct 28, 16:12

Taiwan-based Rexchip Electronics, which is now owned by Micron Technology as a result of the US chipmaker's acquisition of Elpida Memory, has scaled up its mobile DRAM capacity to...

Unitech to ramp up HDI, rigid-flex PCB capacity in 2014

Oct 24, 15:23

Unitech Printed Circuit Board is likely to maintain its capex budget for 2014 at NT$1.5 billion (US$51.1 million), mainly for ramping up its production capacity of HDI and rigid-flex...

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    Nvidia Tesla K40 accelerator

    Nvidia has unveiled the Tesla K40 GPU accelerator. Providing double the memory and up to 40% higher performance than its predecessor, the Tesla K20X GPU accelerator, and 10 times...

    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of slim 7mm-height 2.5-inch, two-platter, 5,400 RPM SATA hard disk drives (HDD). The new MQ02ABF series, Toshiba's first two-platter 7mm-height HDD...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

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    Toshiba MQ01ACF series HDD

    Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of small form factor 2.5-inch hard disc drives (HDDs) with a new series that packs up to 500GB of data storage into a unit with...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

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    Samsung PCIe SSD for ultra-slim notebooks

    Samsung Electronics has started to mass produce PCI-Express (PCIe) solid state drives (SSD) for ultra-slim notebooks. The new Samsung SSDs are shipped to major notebook makers starting...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

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    Samsung eMMC Pro Class 1500

    Samsung Electronics has begun volume production of an ultra-fast embedded memory for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in 16-, 32- and 64-gigabyte (GB) densities. The...

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