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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...

Innolux to expand capacity by 7% in 2013

Mar 21, 22:02

Taiwan-based panel maker Innolux has set its 2013 capex at NT$20 billion (US$671 million) to strengthen new LCD technologies and develop new products. Through removing bottlenecks,...

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SMIC to operate at 90% of production capacity in 2Q13

Mar 19, 21:49

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is expected to operate at 90% of its production capacity in the second quarter of 2013, buoyed by orders from IC design...

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Growth slowing for TFT LCD glass substrate capacity, says DisplaySearch

Mar 18, 15:16

Over the past two years, there has been a slowdown in TFT LCD glass production. Yet demand for cover glass used on smartphones and tablets has continued to grow, causing TFT LCD glass...

Innolux ramps up TV panel capacity utilization to meet demand in China

Mar 15, 11:47

China-based LCD TV vendors have begun to procure panels to prepare for expected peak sales in the China market in early May, causing Innolux's utilization rates to increase to approximately...

Global Lighting Technologies expanding light guide plate capacity

Mar 14, 19:57

Global Lighting Technologies, a maker of light guide plates used in LED lighting, is expanding its total production capacity by adding a fourth line at its factory in Taiwan and two...

Power supply maker Zippy purchases Clevo facilities for capacity expansion

Mar 14, 13:46

Taiwan-based industrial and server power supply maker Zippy Technology has recently spent NT$2.67 billion (US$89.88 million) to purchase Clevo's plants and office buildings in Wugu,...

Alpha Networks to expand capacity in China

Mar 14, 11:20

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Alpha Networks will expand the production capacity at its factory in Changshu, eastern China, by adding two to six production lines...

Rexchip to allocate 50% capacity for mobile RAM production before June

Mar 12, 21:51

Rexchip Electronics will allocate 50% of the production capacity at its 12-inch fab for mobile RAM before June 2013 due to strong demand from the smartphone sector. Rexchip managed...

Wafer Works Epitaxial to expand production capacity in 2013

Mar 11, 21:45

Wafer Works Epitaxial, a Taiwan-based subsidiary of Wafer Works that produces silicon epitaxial wafers in Shanghai, eastern China, will expand its monthly production capacity from...

Epistar expects full capacity in April

Feb 21, 21:43

LED chipmaker Epistar expects January-February capacity utilization rate to be around 70% and is likely to reach full capacity in April due to strong LED backlight and lighting ord...

Five IC suppliers to hold one-third of 300mm wafer capacity in 2013, says IC Insights

Feb 20, 20:28

Semiconductor industry capital spending is becoming more concentrated, with a greater percentage of spending coming from a shrinking number of companies. IC industry capacity is also...

Solar firms plan to reach full capacity utilization rate after Lunar New Year holidays

Feb 7, 21:17

Solar wafer and cell makers in Greater China plan to increase capacity utilization rates to full after the Lunar New Year holidays and hope product prices will increase as well.

Taiwan PCB makers to raise 2013 capex

Feb 5, 12:30

Major Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers including Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing and Unitech Printed Circuit Board have all set higher capex budgets for 2013, according to...

Inventec to have 90% notebook orders made in Chongqing, China in 2014

Feb 4, 22:04

Inventec will accelerate its pace over shifting notebook production capacity to plants in Chongqing, China in the second half of 2013 with more than 90% of the company's total orders...

PCB firm Unimicron cautious about 1Q13

Jan 31, 21:38

PCB manufacturer Unimicron Technology has expressed caution about its business outlook for the first quarter of 2013, citing a seasonal slowdown in orders. All of its product segments...

ASE, SPIL to stop ramping copper wirebonding capacity

Jan 31, 11:03

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have both stated that they will stop ramping up capacity for copper wire-bonding. Instead, raising...

LG Display sees decreased capacity utilization due to Apple order cuts

Jan 29, 14:38

LG Display has reportedly reduced the capacity utilization rate at its P9 factory to roughly 60% as a result of a large reduction of 9.7-inch iPad panel orders from Apple, according...

Some tier-one solar cell makers at full capacity

Jan 29, 14:05

A few China- and Taiwan-based solar cell makers are fully utilizing their production capacities due to increased demand and therefore cannot accept new orders, while some tier-two...

TXC continues expanding high-end TCXO capacity

Jan 25, 14:43

In view of fast growing demand for high-end TCXO (temperature compensated crystal oscillators) from the smartphone and networking/communications sectors, Taiwan-based quartz crystal...

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