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Main Taiwan solar cell makers run at 80-100% of capacity in 2Q13

Jul 12, 11:56

The main Taiwan-based solar cell makers saw capacity utilization rise to 80-100% in the second quarter of 2013 mainly due to strong demand in Japan, according to industry sources.

China-based LED packagers to expand monthly PLCC capacity by 10 billion chips in 2013

Jul 10, 21:16

Viewing that demand for LED lighting in the China market has been growing fast, many China-based LED packaging houses are expanding or will expand capacity for PLCC (plastic leaded...

Memory and foundry chipmakers hold more than half of wafer capacity, says IC Insights

Jul 10, 11:51

The memory and IC foundry industries collectively contributed more than half of worldwide installed capacity as of December 2012, according to IC Insights.

Edison Opto expanding LED packaging capacity

Jul 8, 10:23

Edison Opto is expanding its monthly LED packaging capacity from 150 million PLCC (plastic leaded chip carrier) small- to medium-power devices and 10 million high-power devices at...

Installed 300mm wafer capacity to rise through 2017, says IC Insights

Jul 4, 16:14

In terms of surface area shipped, 300mm wafers represented 56% of worldwide installed capacity in December 2012. Production using 300mm wafers is forecast to increase steadily and...

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

Digitimes Research: Grid capacity problem arise in Japan solar market

Jun 27, 12:00

The Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA) announced in June 2013 that solar cell shipments of first-quarter 2013 in Japan reached 173.4MW, an on-year growth of 342.8%. This...

GET to hike solar wafer capacity

Jun 26, 13:57

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has upgraded ingot slicing technology and will invest NT$50 million (US$1.67 million) to expand monthly production from...

Unitech allocates more capacity to any-layer HDI board production

Jun 24, 22:03

Unitech Printed Circuit Board has shifted 50% of its total HDI board capacity to any-layer products, and continues to invest aggressively in improving its manufacturing process for...

ChipMOS to expand capacity for LCD driver ICs, says chairman

Jun 24, 15:52

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies plans to expand 12-inch wafer bumping and testing capacity for LCD driver ICs, according to company chairman and CEO SJ Cheng. Overall...

Globalfoundries on capacity expansion spree

Jun 21, 12:02

Globalfoundries has undertaken major expansion projects to increase production capacity at its manufacturing sites in Singapore and New York to meet growing demand for semiconductors...

Globalfoundries expanding capacity at fabs in Singapore and the US

China LED firms may restart capacity expansion

Jun 20, 21:41

Indoor LED lighting demand showed strong growth in first-half 2013 causing product shortages, hence some China-based LED firms may restart capacity expansions, according to industry...

Genius Electronic to expand lens capacity by 60%

Jun 20, 13:43

Taiwan-based camera lens maker Genius Electronic Optical is setting up a factory in Xiamen, southeastern China, to expand its total production capacity by 60%, with completion of...

Chipbond ramping up testing capacity for advanced driver ICs

Jun 18, 15:11

Chipbond Technology is ramping up testing capacity for advanced LCD driver ICs in response to rising demand for high-end smartphones and other mobile devices with higher resolution...

SPIL expanding capacity for high-end ICs

Jun 17, 21:29

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has moved to expand production capacity at a fast pace for high-end IC packaging and testing in anticipation of robust demand for mobile communication...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Globalfoundries adding capacity to satisfy rising orders for touch panel ICs

Jun 13, 22:05

Globalfoundries has significantly boosted its mature process capacity in order to meet strong demand for touch panel ICs from China-based MStar Semiconductor, according to industry...

GLT expanding light guide plate capacity

Jun 13, 19:46

Light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT), in order to increase its global market share, is expanding production capacity to 11 production lines at the end of 2013...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan MOCVD capacity to account for 28% of global total in 2013

Jun 10, 12:18

Global MOCVD equipment capacity is still in oversupply while prices of LED light bulbs continue to fall. Among all global operational MOCVD tools, Taiwan-based makers account for...

PCB backup board maker Aurona begins pilot runs at new plant in Taiwan

Jun 4, 15:01

PCB backup board maker Aurona Industries will begin pilot operations at its new plant in Taiwan soon and expects the new plant to gradually ramp up its capacity in the second half...

Digitimes Research: AMOLED production capacity expected to increase 327% by 2015

May 31, 14:36

The production capacity of AMOLED panel technology is expected to reach 11.47 million square meters in 2015, up 327% compared to 2012, according to Digitimes Research.

CSOT to expand LCM capacity to 2.1 million units a month in 2014

May 28, 20:34

China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) has reached a deal to purchase a Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) LCD module (LCM) plant in Shenzhen, China, and the China-based panel maker...

GLT expanding light guide plate capacity

May 16, 19:41

Taiwan-based light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) is expanding its production capacity to 11 lines in 2013 to meet increasing orders for use in LCD TV panels,...

Chipset players queuing up for TSMC production capacity

May 14, 22:16

International and domestic chipset vendors have begun to queue up at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in order to secure production capacity for 40nm, 28nm and more...

Chipbond, YoungTek to expand LCD driver IC testing capacity in 2Q13

May 10, 16:03

Taiwan-based IC backend service houses Chipbond Technology and YoungTek Electronics plan to ramp up their testing capacity for LCD driver chips by 20% and 30%, respectively, in the...

Edison Opto expanding capacity at China factory

May 8, 14:56

LED packaging house Edison Opto began to expand production capacity at its factory in Yangzhou, eastern China, by 40% in the first quarter of 2013, with the expansion to be completed...

Jason Wu, chairman of Edison Opto (right)

AUO to expand production capacity

May 2, 14:38

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) is expected to expand production capacity in 2013, with the increases equivalent to a 6G line, according to industry sources.

G-Tech to invest NT$644 million to expand sputtering capacity

May 2, 11:06

G-Tech Optoelectronics, which provides glass processing services for the display industry, will invest NT$644 million (US$21.7 million) to expand its sputtering capacity in 2013,...

Lite-On Technology to expand CCM capacity by 50% in 2013, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 26, 10:22

Taiwan-based EMS provider Lite-On Technology will expand its monthly production capacity of CCMs (compact camera modules) used in smartphones and tablets by 50% from 20 million units...

TPK reaches full capacity for its large-size touch panel production

Apr 25, 14:57

TPK has already reached full capacity for its large-size touch panel production, with the technology used in notebook applications making up 10% of the company's revenues during the...

Taiwan panel makers may expand production capacity on demand for larger-size smartphone panels

Apr 23, 16:18

Taiwan-based panel makers are pushing to expand their production capacity throughout 2013 to meet demand for producing larger-size smartphone panels, according to industry sources.

Kingston reportedly books considerable DDR3 capacity at Taiwan makers

Apr 22, 21:56

Kingston Technology has booked up almost all of the available DDR3 production capacity at Nanya Technology, and the majority of that at Powerchip Technology, according to industry...

Foxconn books DDR2 production capacity with higher prices, say sources

Apr 16, 21:24

Foxconn Electronics reportedly has booked a portion of 512Mb DDR2 production capacity at Winbond Electronics with prices 15-20% higher than the prevailing market price in order to...

GIS to expand OGS capacity

Apr 11, 20:22

General Interface Solution (GIS), a Taiwan-based touch panel maker belonging to the Foxconn Group, will expand OGS (one glass solution) touch panel production capacity at its factory...

Processes below 40nm account for 27% of global wafer capacity, says IC Insights

Apr 9, 15:27

More than 25% of installed wafer capacity worldwide was dedicated to the production of ICs having geometries smaller than 40nm as of the end of 2012, while about 22% of the global...

Chang Wah to expand LED lead frame capacity

Mar 29, 13:50

Chang Wah Electromaterials plans to expand capacity for LED lead frames with an investment of NT$1 billion (US$33.5 million) during 2013-2014, according to company chairman and CEO...

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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...

    Photo: Company, Aug 10.

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