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  • Last update: Wednesday 16 April 2014 [1209 news items]

LCD driver IC design houses shifting more capacity to high-resolution parts for smartphone segment

May 24, 11:04

LCD driver makers including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies, ILi Technology (Ilitek), Orise Technology and Sitronix Technology have seen shipments of their high resolution...

Solar wafer maker GET reports full capacity

May 24, 01:40

Lin Her-lon, general manager of Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), has said that orders have been strong and capacity is fully booked. Lin added that the...

Lin Her-lon, chairman of GET

TXC to increase TCXO capacity by 200%

May 24, 01:35

Demand for TCXOs has been rising due to increasing sales of smartphones, tablet PCs and 4G LTE wireless telecommunication systems. To accommodate demand, Taiwan-based quartz crystal...

LED industry enjoys high capacity utilization rates in 2Q12

May 23, 01:20

Second-quarter 2012 LED prices have been flat, according to industry sources. Demand has been high pushing capacity utilization rates to remain high. If prices continue to hold in...

LEDs

Career to ramp up FPCB capacity by 30% in 2H12

May 22, 15:23

Flexible PCB maker Career Technology plans to ramp up its capacity by 30% in the second half of 2012, focusing on the production of high-end FPCBs, according to company president...

Career president Wu Yung-hui

Intel pushes new battery solutions to reduce ultrabook cost

May 22, 01:30

To lower production costs of ultrabooks, Intel has been aggressively trying to find replacement components and is currently pushing two new battery solutions - 16650 cylindrical battery...

IC designer Sonix expects sales to grow on easing tight capacity

May 18, 14:27

IC design house Sonix Technology has seen a rebound in orders for its MCUs, multimedia chips and consumer ICs recently and expects an easing of tight capacity at foundries will enable...

MTS maker Ko Ja to set up factory in Chongqing

May 16, 01:20

Ko Ja (Cayman), a Taiwan-based maker of membrane touch switches (MTS) mainly used in notebook keyboards, will establish a factory in Chongqing, western China, with production to kick...

Holy Stone hiking in-house MLCC production

May 16, 01:00

Holy Stone Enterprise, a Taiwan-based supplier of multi-layer ceramic capacitors, is increasing in-house production from 33% of its total revenues currently to a target of 40% in...

Taiwan market: HP unveils five new ultrabooks

May 15, 01:45

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has unveiled five new ultrabooks under its Envy 4 and Envy 6 series in Taiwan with a chassis design that combines a metal-based bezel with a plastic-based bottom;...

Apple reportedly books up half of mobile DRAM capacity at Elpida Hiroshima plant

May 15, 01:40

Apple has recently placed huge orders for mobile DRAM memory with Elpida Memory's 12-inch plant in Hiroshima (Japan), securing about 50% of the total chips produced at the facility,...

Holy Sunergy to raise US$11.5 million for capacity expansion

May 10, 12:21

Holy Sunergy, a solar wafer maker funded by Taiwan-based firms, will raise additional capital of US$11.5 million to expand its annual production capacity from 40MW currently to 140MW...

Liao Zhen Yong, president of Holy Sunergy

Tainergy to expand capacity in China

May 10, 12:17

Tainergy Tech will expand annual solar cell production capacity at its factory in Kunshan, eastern China, from 60MW in early 2012 to 120MW in the second quarter, and solar module...

Yang Dayi, president of Tainergy Tech Kunshan

TSMC gives priority to Nvidia for 28nm capacity

May 9, 15:43

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has given priority to Nvidia for 28nm capacity, according to industry sources.

Graphics card shortages to see improvements in late May

May 3, 01:20

AMD and Nvidia, impacted by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC's) fully-booked capacity, had rather weak shipment performance in the first quarter; however, as more...

Notebook ODMs aggressively expanding chassis capacity for ultrabooks

May 2, 16:21

Notebook ODMs, seeing that supply of metal chassis has been tight, are aggressively pushing chassis companies they are invested in to expand capacity, and are also adopting chassis...

Demand for ultrabooks triggers notebook ODMs to aggressively enter into chassis production industry

Chimei Innolux capacity utilization rate to reach over 90% in 2Q12

May 2, 13:08

Chimei Innolux (CMI) expects its production capacity utilization rate to climb over 90% and its shipments of all sizes of LCD panels to grow 10-20% sequentially in the second quarter...

Wacker Nunchritz hyperpure polysilicon facility to soon reach full capacity

Apr 30, 15:17

Germany-based Wacker Chemie has announced that its hyperpure polysilicon production facilities at the Nunchritz site officially went into operation late last week. Wacker stated it...

Fulltech to see full thin fiberglass fabric utilization in 2Q, 3Q12

Apr 27, 11:56

Fulltech Fiber Glass, a Taiwan-based maker of fiberglass yarns and fabrics, expects its production capacity of electronic-grade (thin) fiberglass fabric to be fully occupied in the...

Motech expects April-May orders in excess of production capacity

Apr 26, 15:17

Motech has been operating at full capacity since the Lunar New Year holidays due to a demand rebound and effects from the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations by the US government...

Motech solar cells

Acer, Inventec announce results for 1Q12

Apr 26, 01:35

Acer and Inventec have hosted investor meeting and announced their latest performance in the first quarter.

HP to establish printer production line with Foxconn in Chongqing, China

Apr 19, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced it will cooperate with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to establish production lines in Chongqing, China for printer manufacturing...

Qualcomm, Nvidia said to approach other foundries for 28nm production

Apr 17, 01:05

The reported tight supply of chips built using TSMC's 28nm process technology is likely to drive Nvidia and Qualcomm toward other foundries as a second source, industry sources have...

ChipMOS expanding LCD driver IC packaging/testing capacity

Apr 16, 11:31

ChipMOS Technologies, A Taiwan-based provider of IC packaging and testing services, is expanding its 12-inch-wafer gold bumping capacity for packaging and testing LCD driver ICs,...

China polysilicon firms face low capacity utilization rates and high inventory levels

Apr 12, 01:10

The falling price of polysilicon has been pushing more China-based firms into production suspensions. The ones that have continued operating are facing high inventory levels, according...

polysilicon

UMC to break ground for new factory buildings at 12-inch fab in May

Apr 10, 01:30

United Microelectronics (UMC) is scheduled to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for new factory buildings (Phase 5 and 6) at its 12-inch Fab 12A located at the Southern Taiwan Science...

UMC is set to break ground for new facilities at its 12-inch fab in southern Taiwan

TSMC to revise 2012 capex, says Chang

Apr 10, 01:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will announce its revised capex budget for 2012 at its upcoming investors meeting on April 26, according to company chairman and...

TSMC breaks ground for Phase 5 of Fab 14 at STSP, southern Taiwan

CMI capacity utilization rate reaching 80%, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 9, 11:44

The capacity utilization rate of Chimei Innolux (CMI) will rebound to over 80% in April, buoyed by increasing panel orders from Japan-based brand vendors including Sony and Hitachi,...

TSMC 28nm capacity in large shortage

Apr 6, 01:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm foundry capacity has been drastically short of demand from Qualcomm, AMD and Nvidia mainly, but the shortage is expected to...

LED chip makers see increased capacity utilization and revenues in March

Apr 3, 16:28

Taiwan-based makers of LED chips including Epistar, Lextar Electronics, Genesis Photonics and Bright Led Electronics, had increased capacity utilization in March due to increasing...

Panel capacity utilization expected to rise to over 81% in 2Q12, says WitsView

Apr 3, 01:35

The overall utilization of TFT-LCD panel production capacity worldwide is expected to increase from 73% in the first quarter of 2012 to more than 81% in the second quarter, according...

Everlight looks to run at full capacity in 3Q12

Mar 29, 15:31

LED packaging firm Everlight Electronics has seen its utilization rate improve to 60-70% recently and expects the ratio to climb to 80% in the second quarter, according to the company...

Apple places more orders for 13.3-inch MacBook Pro than for 15-inch model

Mar 29, 01:15

As Apple will start mass producing its 15-inch MacBook Pro in April, sources from the upstream supply chain have pointed out that the company's orders for the 13.3-inch model are...

Tight foundry capacity stabilizes ASP for IC designers

Mar 27, 11:29

With tight capacities at foundry service providers, major Taiwan-based IC design houses expect the short supply to give their downstream customers less bargaining power and help maintain...

Formosa Epitaxy to expand MOCVD capacity in 2012

Mar 27, 01:25

Taiwan-based LED chip maker Formosa Epitaxy, in view of increasing demand for LED chips used in backlight units of LCD TV panels and lighting products, will expand its production...

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