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  • Last update: Wednesday 24 December 2014 [1328 news items]

CCL maker EMC to expand capacity at China plant

Jan 3, 21:13

Copper clad-laminate (CCL) maker Elite Material (EMC) has unveiled plans to invest CNY160 million (US$25.7 million) to expand capacity at its plant in Zhongshan (Guangdong province,...

Formosa Epitaxy plans to expand capacity in 2013

Jan 2, 21:59

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy plans to increase its total number of MOCVD equipment in Taiwan and China to 104 by the end of the first quarter in 2013 due to an optimistic outlook...

Ability Opto-Electronics to expand production capacity

Stockwatch - Jan 2, 13:39

Taiwan-based lens module maker Ability Opto-Electronics Technology will invest at least 20% of paid-in capital to expand its production capacity, with 30% of the investment to come...

Digitimes Research: Greater China foundry capacity utilization rate to continue slide in 1H13

Dec 26, 11:52

Utilization rates at leading IC foundries in Greater China will remain under downward pressure during the first half of 2013, as the top-3 players' continued efforts to expand their...

Epistar Photoelectricity to expand LED chip capacity

Dec 25, 21:12

Epistar Photoelectricity (Changzhou), a joint venture LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker established by Epistar and Lite-On Technology in Changzhou, eastern China, will expand its...

Panel capacity utilization expected to face supply glut in 1H13, says WitsView

Dec 25, 14:27

The global large-size panel supply has been supported by energy-saving subsidy policies in China and has also increased largely, encouraging panel makers to lift average utilization...

ChipMOS to focus 2013 capex on LCD driver IC testing capacity

Dec 24, 09:49

Taiwan-based IC packaging/testing service provider ChipMOS Technologies plans to set aside NT$2.2-2.5 billion (US$75.5-85.8 million) for its 2013 capex budget and use 50% of the amount...

Ju Teng expects metal-alloy chassis capacity to be fully utilized in 2013

Dec 22, 14:49

Ju Teng International Holdings, a Taiwan-based notebook chassis maker, expects the utilization of its metal-alloy chassis production capacity to rise from 70% currently to 100% in...

Compal, Inventec to increase notebook shipments from inland China in 2013

Dec 19, 22:08

Facing strong pressure from rising labor costs in China, notebook ODMs will accelerate their pace in shifting production to inland China in 2013 with Compal set to move all its notebook...

Inspection tool supplier HMI to expand capacity

Dec 13, 22:18

Acknowledging huge demand for electron beam inspection equipment, Hermes Microvision (HMI) has unveiled plans to build a new production factory in Southern Taiwan.

AUO likely to face 7% decline in production capacity in December 2012

Dec 12, 21:57

AU Optronics (AUO) is likely to face a 7% decline in production capacity in December 2012 due to a high voltage circuit drop that occurred at the Central Taiwan Science Park on December...

China market: LED chip capacity to increase in 2013

Dec 11, 14:11

China's LED chipmakers have been slowing down capacity expansion in 2012 due to market oversupply, but some firms have announced plans to invest in upstream epitaxial crystal proce...

Price of solar cells with mid-range efficiency falls to US$0.25-0.3/watt

Dec 6, 15:38

The average price of solar cells with efficiency in the range of 16.2-16.6% was US$0.3/watt in November, according to solar makers, but the price has recently decreased to US$0.25-0.3/watt...

Akustica MEMS microphone biz backed by capacity support from Bosch

Dec 4, 15:02

Capacity support from the Bosch Group allows Akustica to expand its presence in the MEMS microphone market, according to Stefan Finkbeiner, newly-appointed CEO and GM of Bosch Sens...

SZS to expand MIM capacity in 2013

Dec 3, 22:20

Taiwan-based notebook hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) is set to expand its metal injection molding (MIM) capacity in 2013, increasing the number of its MIM sintering furnace from...

Solartech operating at full capacity due to module OEM orders from Japan

Nov 30, 12:11

Taiwan-based solar firm Solartech received module OEM orders from Japan recently and is at full capacity, according to the company. The firm also plans to expand its module capacity...

GET expects full capacity in November

Nov 30, 10:59

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) saw capacity utilization rate increase in October and is likely to reach full capacity in November. GET has been increasing...

Motech to issue US$130 million Euro bonds

Nov 28, 15:01

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries will issue Euro convertible bonds (ECBs) worth US$130 million to raise funds for overseas materials procurement,...

Apple CPU orders raise concerns over TSMC production capacity

Nov 28, 11:47

The semiconductor industry is now more concerned about how Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacture Company (TSMC) is going to distribute its production capacity, and what proportion of revenues...

Digitimes Research: Large-size TFT LCD panel unit shipments to decrease 3.5% in 2013

Nov 27, 18:48

Global large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments will reach 722 million units in 2013, decreasing 3.5% from 749 million units shipped in 2012, as a result of weakening...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan foundry capacity utilization to fall in 4Q12

Nov 27, 12:04

Utilization rates at Taiwan's top-3 IC foundries will average 84.8% in the fourth quarter of 2012, down from 94.8% in the prior quarter, according to Digitimes Research's latest findings...

Digitimes Research: China LED packaging houses Refond, Jufei, Z-Light to continue capacity growth in 2013

Nov 27, 11:45

Refond Optoelectronics, Jufei Optoelectronics, and Z-Light Optoelectronics are medium-size LED packaging firms in China. These firms have relatively low capital compared to Nationstar...

Largan to receive camera lens orders from Korea-based smartphone brand in 2013

Nov 26, 22:13

Taiwan-based camera lens maker Largan Precision is expected to start supplying high-end camera lens to Korea-based smartphone brand vendor in 2013; however, Largan’s orders...

GBM to open new plant in China

Nov 26, 22:06

PCB manufacturer Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) is scheduled to inaugurate a new plant in Chongqing, western China on November 28, according to the company. Capacity at the facility...

Polysilicon firms may reduce capacity to prevent further price falls

Nov 23, 10:55

The spot price of polysilicon has been falling to US$15/kg, close to the variable cost for many firms. Even industry leader, China-based GCL-Poly, saw third-quarter capacity utilization...

Makers in PCB supply chain considering capacity ramps in Taiwan

Nov 22, 20:13

Taiwan-based PCB back-up board maker Aurona Industries and copper-clad laminate (CCL) maker Iteq are considering either relocating their plants in China back to Taiwan or ramping...

Compal to decrease notebook production capacity

Nov 21, 15:30

Compal Electronics will reduce its total capacity from 60 million notebooks a year to 50 million units through stopping production at two factories in Kunshan, eastern China, as soon...

Taiwan PCB makers ramping up capacity

Nov 19, 14:17

A number of new production lines run by Taiwan-based PCB companies in China and Thailand will come online by the end of 2012 or in the first half of 2013, according to industry sou...

TPK expects capacity utilization to fall to 85% in February 2013, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 19, 11:23

Taiwan-based touch panel maker TPK Holding is currently running at capacity and expects capacity utilization to slightly drop in December 2012 and slip to a bottom level of 85% in...

G-Tech expanding cover glass, coating glass capacities

Stockwatch - Nov 19, 10:38

G-Tech Optoelectronics, a Taiwan-based glass processing service provider, is expanding its monthly production capacity for cover glass from 1.8 million to 2.5 million units, and that...

Primax monthly CCM capacity expanded to 20 million units, says chairman

Stockwatch - Nov 16, 11:34

Primax Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of PC peripherals, and components for mobile devices and office machines, has expended its monthly production capacity for handset-use CCMs...

TSMC board approves US$3 billion for advanced process capacity expansion

Nov 14, 12:04

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on November 13 approved a capital appropriation in the amount of US$2.975 billion for the purpose of expanding advanced...

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...

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