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AUO to complete 32MWp PV installation in Taiwan in 2016

Oct 12, 11:09

AU Optronics (AUO) is setting up rooftop PV systems around Taiwan and will complete total PV installation capacity of 32MWp in 2016, according to the company.

A rooftop PV system at an AUO factory in southern Taiwan

Chipmakers continue to maximize 300mm and 200mm wafer capacity, says IC Insights

Oct 11, 15:14

Enormous financial and technology hurdles continue to plague the development of 450mm wafers, and ambitious goals to put 450mm wafers to use have been scaled back. IC manufacturers...

AUO shifts focus of competition from capacity to commercial value, says chairman

Oct 3, 15:54

As China-based competitors keep expanding production capacities, Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) has been unable to maintain the status of being the globally third-largest LCD panel...

AUO chairman and CEO Paul Peng at a company event on October 1

Epistar to quadruple CSP LED capacity

Oct 3, 12:19

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, in view of fast growing demand for CSP (chip scale package) LED chips used in TV backlighting, will expand production capacity to four...

BASF to expand capacity

Sep 30, 14:46

Germany-based chemical material supplier BASF is planning to expand its capacity and will establish a world-class acetylene production plant in Ludwighafen, Germany to replace its...

Lithium battery makers demand price rise due to shortages

Sep 27, 11:49

As demand for the traditional 18650 cylinder battery has been growing strong recently because of increasing notebook sales, upstream battery module makers have started asking for...

China solar poly-Si wafer makers lower capacity utilization

Sep 12, 21:05

Some China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer makers, in view of high inventory levels due to weak demand, have decreased the utilization of production capacities from...

Taiwan sets short-term PV installation capacity target of 1.52GWp

Sep 9, 14:57

The Taiwan government on September 8 approved a 2-year PV power generation development project proposed by the Bureau of Energy (BOE) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs, with...

Chaintech to push VR applications with China channel retailer Pason

Sep 8, 15:33

Taiwan-based motherboard/graphics card player Chaintech recently signed letter of intent with China-based IT channel retailer Pason to provide product planning assistance and capacity...

Chaintech to partner with Pason

Foundry capacity utilization to drop in 4Q16

Sep 5, 10:44

TSMC and other pure-play foundries will see their capacity utilization to fall in the fourth quarter of 2016, with second-tier foundry players under pressure to fill their capacity,...

Lenovo shifts component orders back to Taiwan makers

Aug 23, 11:38

Lenovo reportedly has shifted back some of its component orders from China-based suppliers to Taiwan-based ones in the second half of 2016 in order to improve its profitability, since...

Xian LONGi Silicon Materials to set up capacity in Malaysia, say reports

Aug 22, 15:38

China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker Xian LONGi Silicon Materials will set up annual integrated production capacity consisting of 300MWp for solar-grade monocrystalline...

Toppan Photomasks approves new advanced production capacity and technology project for 65nm to 14nm nodes in China

Aug 11, 22:16

Toppan Photomasks (TPI) has announced the approval of the next phase of investment for its recently expanded factory in Shanghai, China operated under Toppan Photomasks Company Limited,...

Fingerprint sensor orders filling 8-inch fab capacity

Aug 10, 11:13

Foundries have seen a ramp-up of orders for fingerprint-recognition sensor chips which are filling their 8-inch fab capacity, according to industry sources.

TSMC board approves US$3.79 billion for capacity expansion

Aug 2, 20:06

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$3.79 billion to expand capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

Epistar expands AlGaInP LED chip capacity via modifying blue-light equipment

Aug 2, 20:04

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, in view of booming orders for AlGaInP LED chips since the second quarter of 2016, has been modifying MOCVD sets used to produce blue-light...

TSMC capex hike to prompt capacity ramps by foundry houses in Taiwan and China

Aug 1, 16:20

Many wafer foundry houses in Taiwan and China are expected to join the race to ramp capacity after Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced recently that it will...

GCL System Integration Technology to expand solar cell capacity

Aug 1, 11:59

GCL System Integration Technology will raise up to CNY3.346 billion (US$494 million) to expand solar cell production capacity, according to media reports in China.

MLS upbeat about synergy with Osram

Jul 28, 10:10

Germany-based Osram will sell its lamp business unit, Ledvance, to a China-based consortium of which LED packaging service provider MLS is one of the three members. The acquisition...

China may lower target PV installation capacity in 13th 5-year plan

Jul 26, 11:12

The China government, in response to waste of electricity generated by PV power stations that could not be on grid due to insufficient local power grids, is likely to downward adjust...

Latin America on track to install 2.7GW of solar-PV capacity in 2016, IHS says

Jul 21, 12:14

Across Latin America, public tenders for photovoltaic (PV) projects are raising the pulse of the market, but challenges remain. A recent spike in new solar installations in Latin...

BYD eyes Huawei 2-in-1 device orders

Jul 19, 15:54

Following its landing of orders for one million Asustek entry-level notebooks, China-based BYD has been trying to land orders from Huawei for its MateBook 2-in-1 devices and is even...

China IC foundry capacity growing fast, says SEMI

Jul 14, 09:56

Among all regions, China has the world's second-largest foundry capacity and is the fastest growing market, according to a recent SEMI report.

CPT expanding LCD panel, cover glass capacity in China

Jul 11, 11:33

Taiwan-based LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) is expanding its operations in southeastern China.

Epistar to expand production capacity for AlGaInP LED chips

Jul 7, 14:54

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, in view of strong demand for AlGaInP LED chips, will modify seven blue-light LED wafer MOCVD sets for making AlGaInP LED wafers to increase...

Everlight to expand packaging capacity to 5.8 billion LED chips

Jul 4, 10:54

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics will complete the construction of a factory in central Taiwan in third-quarter 2016, which will expand monthly LED chip packaging...

Tatung to complete 60MWp PV installation in Taiwan by end of 2016

Jun 30, 10:12

Own-brand electric machinery and consumer electronics maker Tatung has so far completed PV systems with total installation capacity of 50MWp in Taiwan and will install another 10MWp...

UMC to enjoy full utilization of 28nm capacity through 4Q16, says report

Jun 28, 11:15

United Microelectronics (UMC) is expected to enjoy full utilization of 28nm production capacity through the fourth quarter of 2016, thanks to rising orders from Qualcomm and Marvell,...

Solartech to expand PV module capacity

Jun 27, 11:14

Solartech Energy will expand annual PV module production capacity from 60MWp currently to 120MWp, or 180MWp if demand is strong, by the end of 2016, company chairman and CEO Liu Kong-hsin...

Solartech Energy chairman and CEO Liu Kong-hsin

Taiwan sets 2025 target renewable energy installation capacity at 27.423GW

Jun 24, 15:31

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs, in line with the Taiwan government's goal of no nuclear power generation in 2025, has set a target total installation...

CPT at full capacity with order visibility through 3Q16, says president

Jun 23, 11:40

Small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has fully utilized production capacity at a 4.5G fab and a 6G one since mid-February 2016 and has landed orders...

Samsung Display to expand OLED capacity by 50%, says paper

Jun 21, 15:45

Samsung Display, viewing that Apple is likely to adopt OLED panels for new iPhone to be launched in 2017 and other smartphone vendors will follow suit, will invest KRW8.0 trillion...

Inventec expects shipment growth in 2016 thanks to enterprise sector orders

Jun 21, 14:56

Despite weakening worldwide notebook demand, Inventec still expects its notebook shipments to grow on year in 2016 thanks to stable shipments to the enterprise sector; however, revenues...

Primax Electronics to expand dual-lens CCM capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 21, 14:19

PC peripheral and smartphone-use CCM (compact camera module) maker Primax Electronics, in view of large potential demand for dual-lens CCMs used in high-end smartphones, will expand...

Tainergy Tech to expand solar cell capacity at Vietnam factory

Jun 17, 10:23

Solar cell maker Tainergy Tech will expand annual production capacity at its factory in Vietnam from 400MWp currently to 600MWp in August and further to 800MWp by the end of 2016,...

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    Micron 32GB NVDIMM-N

    Micron Technology's new 32GB NVDIMM-N offers twice the capacity of existing NVDIMMs, providing system designers with new flexibility to work with larger data sets in fast persistent...

    Photo: Company, Nov 14.

  • Samsung+PM1633a+SSD

    Samsung PM1633a SSD

    Samsung Electronics has announced the PM1633a, a 15.36 terabyte (TB) drive. First revealed at the 2015 Flash Memory Summit in August, the 15.36TB SSD is based on a 12Gb/s Serial...

    Photo: Company, Mar 14.

  • Samsung+PRO+Plus+128GB+microSD+cards

    Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

  • Samsung+128GB+TSV+DDR4+RDIMM

    Samsung 128GB TSV DDR4 RDIMM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing what it calls the industry's first "through silicon via" (TSV) double data rate-4 (DDR4) memory in 128-gigabyte (GB) modules...

    Photo: Company, Dec 9.

  • Samsung+12Gb+LPDDR4+DRAM

    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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