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  • Last update: Tuesday 15 July 2014 [1261 news items]

Notebook brands turn conservative about accumulating orders to inland plants

Nov 12, 22:40

While notebook ODMs become aggressive about building up their production capacities at plants in inland China to save costs, notebook vendors taken a more conservative stance about...

GET reaches nearly full capacity due to increased outsourcing orders

Nov 7, 14:46

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) saw capacity utilization rate fall to 50% in September, nevertheless, the firm reported capacity has been close to full...

Shih-Yuan Lin, general manager of GET

Calin Technology expanding production capacity

Nov 5, 16:46

Calin Technology, which makes aspherical molded glass lenses, spherical glass lenses, injection molding plastic lenses and components as well as lens arrays, is constructing a factory...

CSOT 8.5G yield rate reaches 95%, says company acting CEO

Nov 2, 10:59

LCD panel maker China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) has already seen its 8.5G line attain a 95% yield rate, with monthly 8.5G capacity expected to reach more than 125,000...

TPK expects capacity to be unable to meet demand in 4Q12

Nov 1, 20:56

Due to fast growing demand for touch panels, TPK Holding expects orders to exceed its production capacity in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to company president Tom Sun.

Compal announces profit for 3Q12

Oct 31, 22:08

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$173.03 billion (US$5.92 billion) for the third quarter of 2012, up 4.94% sequentially, with net profit reaching NT$1.63...

Some China-based solar firms see better utilization rates

Oct 30, 15:40

Solar material makers have stated that China has been expanding domestic demand and some tier-one solar firms have been seeing capacity utilization rate rebound to 50% in October...

solar cells

New FPCB capacity from Fujikura to not affect global market until 2014, say sources

Oct 18, 15:05

The new and restored capacity of flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Fujikura in Thailand will not impact the global FPCB market until 2014, according to industry sources.

Capacity utilization rates at Taiwan-invested PCB plants in Thailand not high enough

Oct 18, 13:52

Although most subsidiaries of Taiwan-based PCB makers in Thailand have completely restored facilities damaged by the floods in 2011, capacity utilization rates at the factories are...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD panel makers face serious challenges from China competitors

Oct 16, 10:52

Throughout the last year, the influence of China-based panel makers' increased production capacity has been increasing, especially when it comes to LCD TV panels. As 8.5G production...

PCB maker Apex to see capacity utilization rate drop to 80% in 4Q12

Oct 11, 14:34

Apex is expected to see its capacity utilization rate drop to 80% in the fourth quarter of 2012 and its revenues dip 10% sequentially in the quarter due to seasonality, according...

GET defers plans to rent solar wafer capacity in China

Oct 11, 13:52

Taiwan-based solar-grade polysilicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has deferred plans to rent production capacity in China because wafer prices have been falling, according...

MLCC makers likely to lower capacity utilization rates in 4Q12

Oct 8, 12:01

Some Taiwan-based MLCC (multilayer ceramic-chip capacitor) makers are likely to lower their capacity utilization rates as well as product prices in the fourth quarter of 2012 as demand...

Globalfoundries 28/32nm foundry capacity hits as high as 80,000 wafers

Oct 2, 15:15

Globalfoundries' combined capacity for 28/32nm chips has climbed to 60,000-80,000 wafers a month, according to Michael Noonen, the foundry's executive VP for marketing and sales.

Globalfoundries excutive VP for marketing and sales Michael Noonen

EMC new CCL production capacity to come online by year-end

Sep 27, 01:00

New production capacity of CCL (copper clad-laminate) maker Elite Material (EMC) will come online by year-end 2012, boosting the company's monthly output of CCLs to 300,000 units.

Henghao may purchase 6G factory from CPT to expand touch panel capacity

Sep 26, 15:36

Taiwan-based touch panel maker Henghao Technology may acquire a 6G color filter factory in northern Taiwan from display panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) at the end of 2012...

GLT to expand capacity for TV-use light guide plates, says chairman

Sep 26, 01:10

Taiwan-based LED light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT), in view of growing demand for light guide plates used in large-size LED-backlit TVs, will invest NT$300...

GET downward adjusts solar wafer capacity utilization to 50% due to price drops

Sep 26, 01:00

Taiwan-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), in view of continual decreases in solar wafer prices, has adjusted its strategy by selecting...

Tripod to add new production capacity in November-December

Sep 19, 15:33

New production capacity for PCB maker Tripod Technology in Hubei, China will come online in November-December 2012. The Hubei plant will have a capacity of one million square feet...

CMI nearly at full capacity, says chairman

Sep 19, 01:05

Chimei Innolux (CMI) has reached nearly full production capacity at all of its plants due to increasing global demand for small- and medium-size products as well as increasing TV...

AimCore to reach full production capacity by end of September, says company president

Sep 18, 15:59

Taiwan-based ITO glass maker AimCore Technology expects to reach full production capacity by the end of September 2012 due to increasing demand for medium-and large-sized ITO glass...

TXC revenues to hit new high in September, ramping up capacity for new orders

Sep 17, 16:20

Quartz component maker TXC is expected to see its revenues continue to hit a new record in September 2012 after revenues topped an historic high of NT$972 million (US$33 million)...

CMI runs at nearly full capacity to meet China TV demand

Sep 12, 15:52

Taiwan-based TV panel makers have been reporting increased orders from China-based TV vendors to meet growing demand for the October 1 holidays in China, according to industry sour...

Taiwan foundry capacity utilization tops 95% in 2Q12, says Digitimes Research

Sep 12, 13:44

Utilization rates at Taiwan's major IC foundries averaged 95.5% in the second quarter of 2012, up substantially from 76.7% in the first, according to Digitimes Research. The data...

China TV panel makers continue to increase production capacity

Sep 12, 01:20

The proportion of TV panels made by China-based panel makers used in Taiwan-based TV vendors' products is rising due to increasing panel production capacity and lower prices, according...

Chipbond 12-inch gold bumping lines to operate at full capacity in September

Sep 11, 16:33

LCD driver IC packaging and testing firm Chipbond Technology will see its 12-inch gold bumping lines operate at full capacity in September thanks to orders from Renesas Electronics,...

HP, Acer raise notebook shipment proportion from Chongqing to 60% in 2013

Sep 11, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer have reportedly notified their upstream supply chain partners that they will raise their Chongqing, China, plants' shipment proportions to 60% in 2013...

Taiwan-based panel makers are still the main providers of TV panels for China-based TV vendors

Sep 7, 01:00

Taiwan-based panel makers are still maintaining their positions as the main TV panel providers for China-based TV vendors. This is because of the panel makers' increased cooperation...

Compal/Lenovo joint venture expected to output 3-5 million notebooks in 2013

Sep 4, 01:35

The notebook manufacturing joint venture of Compal Electronics and Lenovo in Hefei, China was reported by local media to enjoy more than 10 million units of notebook production volume...

Notebook ODMs pushing production capacity in inland China for higher profit

Sep 4, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have recently been accelerating the process of moving production lines into inland China (western China) for the purpose of raising their profits, as they...

Inventec sees strong 2Q12 profits, benefiting from server business

Aug 31, 01:30

Inventec has announced its first half financial report with net profit after tax of NT$1.78 billion (US$59.45 million), up 153.51% on year, and EPS reaching NT$0.50, up from 0.24%...

Flexium looks to rising capacity utilization rate through 4Q12

Aug 30, 14:58

Flexible PCB manufacturer Flexium Interconnect expects its capacity utilization rate to rebound to 70% in the third quarter and to 90% in the fourth quarter, buoyed by orders from...

Flexium expects 3Q12 capacity utilization rate to rise

Aug 28, 01:25

Taiwan-based flexible PCB maker Flexium has been seeing its capacity utilization rate drop to 50-60% in the second quarter from 90% in the first quarter. Nevertheless, the firm believes...

Notebook chassis makers expand capacity at Chongqing plants in 2H12

Aug 27, 15:52

As notebook ODMs have recently started accelerating their expansion of production capacity in Chongqing, their upstream chassis suppliers – Zhanyun Chongqing Electronics, Ju...

WIN Semiconductors to expand capacity by 12.5%

Aug 27, 14:16

WIN Semiconductors, a Taiwan-based provider of GaAs wafer foundry services, will expand its monthly production capacity by 12.5% from 20,000 6-inch GaAs wafers to 22,500 at the end...

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