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  • Last update: Wednesday 20 August 2014 [1278 news items]

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...

Viking to expand capacity for high-frequency inductors

Jan 24, 14:29

Thin-film passive component maker Viking Tech plans to expand its capacity for high-frequency inductors by 40% in 2013 to meet growing demand from China-based networking/communication...

Walton to cut 2013 capex, provides cautious outlook

Jan 22, 21:50

Walton Advanced Engineering, which provides packaging and testing services for memory chips, has expressed caution about its business outlook for 2013. Filling under-utilized capacity...

Nanya says 12-inch fab capacity for fabless customers sufficient

Jan 22, 15:01

Nanya Technology is confident that it will have enough capacity for its IC design customers, according to company president Charles Kau.

Calin Technology expanding glass grinding lens capacity

Jan 22, 14:48

Calin Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of glass grinding and aspherical glass molding lenses mainly supplied to Canon to make DSLR cameras, is expanding monthly production capacity...

China market: Golden Sun projects reach total installation capacity of 4.54GW in 2012

Jan 22, 10:45

China's Golden Sun Demonstration projects achieved a total installation capacity of 4.54GW in 2012, up 548.57% from 2011, according to media reports from China. China's government...

Kinko Optical to set up plastic lens production capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 21, 16:30

Taiwan-based Kinko Optical will extend production from glass lens pieces to plastic ones by investing NT$1.0 billion (US$34.4 million) to establish plastic lens production lines,...

China to account for over 20% of global glass substrate demand by 2015

Jan 8, 11:39

With its panel makers rapidly expanding their capacity, China's demand for glass substrates has been growing fast, and is expected to account for more than one fifth of worldwide...

Iteq to expand capacity at Taiwan plant

Jan 7, 21:56

Iteq has unveiled plans to invest a total of NT$4.5 billion (US$155 million) to build new capacity for copper-clad laminates (CCL) and flexible CCLs at its factory site in Taoyuan...

CCL maker EMC to expand capacity at China plant

Jan 3, 21:13

Copper clad-laminate (CCL) maker Elite Material (EMC) has unveiled plans to invest CNY160 million (US$25.7 million) to expand capacity at its plant in Zhongshan (Guangdong province,...

Formosa Epitaxy plans to expand capacity in 2013

Jan 2, 21:59

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy plans to increase its total number of MOCVD equipment in Taiwan and China to 104 by the end of the first quarter in 2013 due to an optimistic outlook...

Ability Opto-Electronics to expand production capacity

Stockwatch - Jan 2, 13:39

Taiwan-based lens module maker Ability Opto-Electronics Technology will invest at least 20% of paid-in capital to expand its production capacity, with 30% of the investment to come...

Digitimes Research: Greater China foundry capacity utilization rate to continue slide in 1H13

Dec 26, 11:52

Utilization rates at leading IC foundries in Greater China will remain under downward pressure during the first half of 2013, as the top-3 players' continued efforts to expand their...

Epistar Photoelectricity to expand LED chip capacity

Dec 25, 21:12

Epistar Photoelectricity (Changzhou), a joint venture LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker established by Epistar and Lite-On Technology in Changzhou, eastern China, will expand its...

Panel capacity utilization expected to face supply glut in 1H13, says WitsView

Dec 25, 14:27

The global large-size panel supply has been supported by energy-saving subsidy policies in China and has also increased largely, encouraging panel makers to lift average utilization...

ChipMOS to focus 2013 capex on LCD driver IC testing capacity

Dec 24, 09:49

Taiwan-based IC packaging/testing service provider ChipMOS Technologies plans to set aside NT$2.2-2.5 billion (US$75.5-85.8 million) for its 2013 capex budget and use 50% of the amount...

Ju Teng expects metal-alloy chassis capacity to be fully utilized in 2013

Dec 22, 14:49

Ju Teng International Holdings, a Taiwan-based notebook chassis maker, expects the utilization of its metal-alloy chassis production capacity to rise from 70% currently to 100% in...

Compal, Inventec to increase notebook shipments from inland China in 2013

Dec 19, 22:08

Facing strong pressure from rising labor costs in China, notebook ODMs will accelerate their pace in shifting production to inland China in 2013 with Compal set to move all its notebook...

Inspection tool supplier HMI to expand capacity

Dec 13, 22:18

Acknowledging huge demand for electron beam inspection equipment, Hermes Microvision (HMI) has unveiled plans to build a new production factory in Southern Taiwan.

AUO likely to face 7% decline in production capacity in December 2012

Dec 12, 21:57

AU Optronics (AUO) is likely to face a 7% decline in production capacity in December 2012 due to a high voltage circuit drop that occurred at the Central Taiwan Science Park on December...

China market: LED chip capacity to increase in 2013

Dec 11, 14:11

China's LED chipmakers have been slowing down capacity expansion in 2012 due to market oversupply, but some firms have announced plans to invest in upstream epitaxial crystal proce...

Price of solar cells with mid-range efficiency falls to US$0.25-0.3/watt

Dec 6, 15:38

The average price of solar cells with efficiency in the range of 16.2-16.6% was US$0.3/watt in November, according to solar makers, but the price has recently decreased to US$0.25-0.3/watt...

Akustica MEMS microphone biz backed by capacity support from Bosch

Dec 4, 15:02

Capacity support from the Bosch Group allows Akustica to expand its presence in the MEMS microphone market, according to Stefan Finkbeiner, newly-appointed CEO and GM of Bosch Sens...

SZS to expand MIM capacity in 2013

Dec 3, 22:20

Taiwan-based notebook hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) is set to expand its metal injection molding (MIM) capacity in 2013, increasing the number of its MIM sintering furnace from...

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    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...

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