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  • Last update: Monday 18 May 2015 [1377 news items]

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...

Huahong Grace to expand 8-inch fab capacity

Oct 21, 22:03

Huahong Grace Semiconductor, established by a merger between Hua Hong Semiconductor and Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing, is set to expand capacity at Fab 3 in 2014.

Wistron to expand capacity at Kunshan plant for Apple orders

Oct 21, 15:03

Wistron is building additional capacity at its plant in Kunshan, China, which some market watchers believe may be used to fulfill smartphone orders placed by Apple, according to industry...

Sanan could lead in GaN LED wafer capacity by end of 2014, says IHS

Oct 18, 12:06

China-based die vendor Sanan is projected to take the lead in GaN LED wafer capacity by the end of 2014, overtaking current leader Epistar of Taiwan, according to IHS.

Digitimes Research: Global 4Q13 DRAM capacity to reduce 5.7% on SK Hynix China plant fire

Oct 16, 16:07

Global DRAM production has been hit due to a fire at SK Hynix' China fab. Combined production capacity at DRAM producers worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2013 is set to be about...

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Jun Hong expanding ITO film capacity

Oct 15, 15:40

Jun Hong Optronics, a joint venture Taiwan-based optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial and Japan-based Gunze Limited, is expanding its ITO film production capacity by setting up...

Aurona 4Q13 capacity utilization rate to fall on demand slowdown

Oct 15, 15:30

PCB backup board maker Aurona Industries saw its revenues gain 6.2% on month and 4% on year to a nearly four-year high of NT$113 million (US$3.85 million) in September thanks to a...

FPCB maker Flexium 4Q13 sales to rise on capacity ramp-up

Oct 14, 21:35

Flexible PCB (FPCB) manufacturer Flexium Interconnect is expected to see its fourth-quarter revenues climb to the highest quarterly level in 2013, thanks to a ramp-up in capacity,...

Digitimes Research: China TFT-LCD capacity global share to rise to 23.7% in 2016

Oct 14, 15:30

The total production capacity of China-based TFT-LCD panel makers, including two 8.5G plants established by Samsung Display and LG Display, as a percentage of global capacity will...

Powerchip 30nm DRAM production hit by low yield rates

Oct 2, 11:47

A portion of 30nm DRAM production at Powerchip Technology has been hit by low yield rates, affecting about 7,000-8,000 of the wafers that Kingston Technology has booked, according...

Yield problems with Powerchip's 30nm process to further squeeze the supply to the DRAM contract mar

Digitimes Research: STC to expand sapphire ingot capacity

Oct 1, 12:13

With more and more smartphones and other portable devices adopting sapphire as cover glass, sapphire ingot vendor Sapphire Technology Company (STC) is looking to double its production...

Gigastorage acquires Wafering to expand solar wafer capacity

Stockwatch - Oct 1, 11:05

Solar wafer maker Gigastorage has announced the acquisition of a 100% stake in fellow maker Wafering Technology for NT$110 million (US$3.7 million) to expand production capacity.

PCB makers delay capacity ramp projects, affecting 4Q13 sales of equipment suppliers

Sep 25, 21:57

PCB makers may delay their capacity ramp projects originally slated for the fourth quarter of 2013 which will affect sales performance of PCB equipment suppliers in the quarter, according...

Epistar aims at largest LED capacity in China via expanding joint venture, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 24, 14:14

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar aims to have the largest production capacity in China among all LED chip makers through expanding production capacity at KFES...

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    Before Going to Press | May 27, 21:48

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    Before Going to Press | May 27, 19:49

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