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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...

Acer, HP consider to take back chassis purchase authority

Aug 21, 01:35

Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are considering to retrieve their chassis purchase authority from notebook ODMs in hoping to effectively control their production capacity and quality,...

E Ink acquisition of SiPix is for prevention of price wars instead of obtaining capacity

Aug 21, 01:25

Taiwan-based EPD (electrophoretic display) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) will acquire a 100% stake in fellow EPD player SiPix Technology for a total price of up to NT$1.5 billion (US$50...

Wintek expanding touch panel capacity in Vietnam, says report

Aug 16, 16:12

Wintek is expanding its production capacity of touch panels for use in iPad and iPhone in Bac Giang Province, northeastern Vietnam, with an investment of US$870 million, according...

Quanta aiming to move all notebook production lines to Chongqing by 2014

Aug 16, 01:25

Quanta Computer is aiming to move all its notebook production lines except those for Apple's products to Chongqing, China within two years and estimates that its notebook shipments...

Commentary: Epistar expands capacity while facing price competition from China-based peer

Aug 15, 16:03

The LED chip market continues to experience oversupply problems. However, in first-half 2012, most tier-one LED firms in Taiwan were operating with full capacity, which has led to...

Viking Tech at full capacity for high-frequency inductors

Aug 15, 13:57

Passive component maker Viking Tech has fully utilized its monthly capacity of 140 million high-frequency inductors as well as 70-80% of capacity for thin-film chip resistors due...

TSMC to allocate US$2.4 billion to grow advanced technology capacity

Aug 15, 10:18

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on August 14 approved capital appropriations totaling about US$2.41 billion for expanding and upgrading...

Ability and Altek to see DSC shipments drop in 3Q12

Aug 14, 01:45

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers Ability Enterprise and Altek are both expected to see a shipment drop in the third quarter of 2012, affected by demand being replaced...

TSMC 40nm supply tightens on growing demand from MediaTek

Aug 10, 01:20

Demand for MediaTek's smartphone chips, which are mainly supplied to China-based clients, has been growing causing Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 40nm foundry...

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Unimicron optimistic about 2H12 markets for FPCB, HDI boards

Aug 3, 01:10

Unimicron Technology has enjoyed high utilization rates for its flexible PCB capacity, and expects the positive performance to carry on in the second half of 2012. Meanwhile, the...

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers plan to expand capacity

Aug 2, 01:40

Upstream LED chipmakers have been operating close to full capacity. To meet demand, LED chipmakers such as Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy are planning to expand capacity. Nevertheless,...

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    Nvidia Tesla K40 accelerator

    Nvidia has unveiled the Tesla K40 GPU accelerator. Providing double the memory and up to 40% higher performance than its predecessor, the Tesla K20X GPU accelerator, and 10 times...

    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    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...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

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    Toshiba MQ01ACF series HDD

    Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of small form factor 2.5-inch hard disc drives (HDDs) with a new series that packs up to 500GB of data storage into a unit with...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

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    Samsung PCIe SSD for ultra-slim notebooks

    Samsung Electronics has started to mass produce PCI-Express (PCIe) solid state drives (SSD) for ultra-slim notebooks. The new Samsung SSDs are shipped to major notebook makers starting...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

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    Samsung eMMC Pro Class 1500

    Samsung Electronics has begun volume production of an ultra-fast embedded memory for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in 16-, 32- and 64-gigabyte (GB) densities. The...

    Photo: Company, Aug 10.

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