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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...

MediaTek

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,...

QBAS Tech to expand LED lighting capacity

Jul 31, 01:50

QBAS Tech, a Taiwan-based maker of LED lighting products, has fully occupied its eight existing production lines and, in order to meet growing orders, will expand its production capacity,...

Mag.Layers to expand capacity for thin-type power chokes

Jul 27, 13:55

Mag.Layers Scientific-Technics has developed a portfolio of thin-type power chokes for smartphones, and the company has landed orders for the devices from a client in the US, according...

Globalfoundries to expand Fab 8

Jul 25, 16:02

Globalfoundries has announced it is moving forward with the final construction for the extension of Module 1 at its Fab 8 campus in New York. The project will add 90,000 square feet...

Resistor maker Ta-I keeps capacity utilization rate at 80-85%

Jul 24, 13:50

Ta-I Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of chip resistors, has had its production capacity utilization rate running at 80-85% recently, while keeping a low level of inventory because...

Viking Tech fully utilizing RF inductor capacity

Jul 24, 01:20

Viking Tech, a Taiwan-based maker of thin-film resistors, inductors and heat-dissipation ceramic substrates, has reached full utilization of its production capacity of RF inductors...

Solar technology roadmap and buying cycle essential to rendering legacy capacity as obsolete, says Solarbuzz

Jul 17, 11:27

A technology roadmap for the solar industry is set to emerge during 2013, bringing the solar industry into alignment with adjacent technology sectors where roadmaps typically have...

Lenovo increasing in-house production a warning for Taiwan-based supply chain makers

Jul 16, 10:08

Lenovo will set up production lines in Japan and Brazil and is establishing lines at LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology, a joint venture making notebook and all-in-one PCs in northern...

lenovo

Notebook industry to push standardized prismatic lithium-ion batteries as a new specification

Jul 12, 01:50

Prismatic lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) that Intel has been aggressively promoting in the notebook industry, have already received full support from Japan-based Panasonic and Korea-based...

Notebook battery

Samsung, Toshiba consider slowing capacity expansion to hold NAND flash prices

Jul 6, 02:00

Samsung Electronics and Toshiba reportedly are mulling plans to decelerate capacity expansion at their 12-inch fabs in order to stop NAND chip prices from falling further, according...

Calin expanding DSLR lens capacity

Jul 5, 12:39

Calin Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of glass lens pieces mainly for use in Canon DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) cameras, is expanding it production capacity of such lens pieces...

CMI to recruit 3,000 more workers to increase production capacity

Jul 4, 01:55

Chimei Innolux (CMI) will recruit 3,000 new workers in July in order to expand its touch panel production capacity amid growing market demand.

GET to expand crystal growing capacity in 4Q12

Jul 2, 11:37

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has 2GW of crystal growing capacity in Taiwan. The firm plans to lease another 1GW of capacity in China in the fourth...

Lin Hur-Lon, general manager of GET

Chipbond gold bumping capacity booked for iPhones, says report

Newswatch - Jun 29, 12:37

Chipbond Technology reportedly has cut into the supply chain for Apple's iPhone 5 through providing backend services for the LCD driver ICs used in the upcoming iPhones with retina...

Taiwan market: External storage device shipments up on year in capacity, down in value in 1Q12, says IDC

Jun 29, 01:00

Shipments of external storage devices in the Taiwan market during the first quarter of 2012 reached a total capacity of 18,461TB, growing on year by 13.4%, while the corresponding...

J Touch plant in China to reach 90% capacity in September

Jun 28, 15:05

The newly inaugurated touch panel plant of J Touch in Changsha, China will reach 90% of its capacity in September, as it is ramping up its supply of touch panels for low-end smartphones...

Quanta to manufacture Toshiba notebooks at Chongqing plants from July

Jun 28, 01:15

Toshiba, the sixth-largest notebook vendor worldwide, will have its notebooks from Quanta Computer shifted from Quanta's Songjiang plants to plants in Chongqing starting July, according...

Solartech to expand solar cell capacity from 800MW to 960MW

Jun 28, 01:10

Kong-Hsin Liu, chairman of Solartech, has revealed plans to expand solar cell capacity from 800MW to 960MW, and module capacity from 30MW to 120MW.

Solartech

Walton mulls capacity expansion at China subsidiary, plans to set up headquarters in western China

Jun 27, 01:20

Walton Advanced Engineering, a Taiwan-based provider of memory IC packaging and testing services, is evaluating the expansion of packaging and testing capacity at Walton Advanced...

LCD panel makers to allocate more production capacity for TV applications

Jun 26, 14:51

Panel makers have appropriated increasing portions of their production capacities for panels used in LCD TVs and tablet PCs in response to less growth potential in the global demand...

Strong ultra-like notebook demand creating shortages of slim panels and metal chassis

Jun 26, 01:25

Seeing ultrabooks suffer from weak sales, notebook brand vendors have turned to push ultra-like notebooks, causing slim panel and metal chassis to both see shortages, according to...

China TV orders exceed panel capacity

Jun 22, 01:20

Taiwan-based panel makers such as AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux (CMI) are seeing orders from China-based TV brands exceed their production capacity, according to industry...

ASE, SPIL gearing up for capacity expansion

Jun 21, 14:45

IC packaging and testing firms Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have both reiterated their commitment to expand capacity in 2012...

Intel aggressively planning for the smartphone industry

Jun 21, 01:20

Intel's Medfield platform-based smartphones have recently received attention from handset players and telecom carriers such as Orange, Lenovo, Motorola Mobility, ZTE and India-based...

Intel smartphone platform
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