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Solar equipment market suffers oversupply

Dec 21, 12:10

Oversupply in the downstream solar market has been causing the supply of crystal growing furnaces to exceed demand by 100%. In addition, cheap second-hand equipment has been available...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

SPIL steps up capacity expansion

Jun 20, 11:53

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is stepping up capacity expansion efforts in 2012 with planned capital expenditure of a record NT$17.5 billion, chairman Bough...

Limited funds and lack of capacity expansion plans plague solar equipment sector

Jun 18, 12:45

On June 13, the world's second largest solar equipment firm, Germany-based Centrotherm, issued a statement indicating financial troubles of its credit lines. The firm noted that negotiations...

solar equipment

TXC says new capacity to arrive in 3Q12

Jun 15, 01:25

Quartz component supplier TXC is set to complete its capacity expansion plans by the end of the third quarter, in line with its original schedule, according to the company.

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

ASE, SPIL remain conservative on business outlook

Mar 20, 14:41

While the recent news that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is mulling an upward revision in 2012 capex has boosted market observers' confidence in the outlook for...

Apex Circuit seeing 4-, 6-layer PCB orders rise

Jan 16, 16:41

Apex Circuit International, a Thailand-based PCB maker established by entrepreneurs from Taiwan, has disclosed that orders for 6-layer PCBs for set-top box (STB) applications ramped...

Yageo boosts capacity for 01005 size chip resistors

Jan 16, 10:29

Taiwan-based Yageo has moved to build new capacity for 01005 size chip resistors to satisfy brisk demand for smartphones and tablets, joining rivals Cyntec and Kamaya Electric that...

Taiwan Chinsan Electronic to delay capacity expansion, Inpaq offers new products

Dec 20, 01:25

Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial will delay planned expansion of its solid electrolytic capacitors until 2012 due to unclear business prospects, while Inpaq Technology has offered...

Catcher expanding capacity

Dec 5, 11:34

Catcher Technology, which makes aluminum-alloy casings, is expanding capacity at its factories in southern Taiwan and in Suqian, eastern China by adding CNC machines for making unibody...

ShineMore to expand CCL capacity by 25%

Dec 1, 01:00

Taiwan-based ShineMore Technology Materials has revealed plans to expand its CCL production capacity by 25% in 2012, and is also exploring investment opportunities in China.

Unitech says HDI board expansion on schedule

Nov 28, 13:42

Unitech Printed Circuit Board ramped up new capacity for any-layer HDI boards at its production site in Ilan, northeast Taiwan, in November, and will continue to expand the output...

HDI board

TSMC board passes budget for advanced capacity expansion

Nov 9, 10:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors on November 8 approved a capex appropriation of US$1.06 billion specifically for increasing advanced technology...

HTC to complete new plant in early 2012, say sources

Nov 1, 10:52

HTC is expected to complete construction of its new plant in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan in early 2012 with a production capacity of 40 million smartphones a year, according to industry...

Integration a must for packaging and testing industry, says ASE chairman

Oct 24, 15:04

If an industry like the semiconductor packaging and testing sector has more than 10 companies involved, only 3-4 of them can actually generate profits, according to Jason Chang, chairman...

ASE chairman Jason Chang

Largan to halt capacity expansion due to expected decreased orders in 4Q11

Oct 17, 15:23

Largan Precision, a Taiwan-based maker of lens modules used in handsets, will stop procurement of additional production equipment for the time being because orders in the fourth quarter...

LGD to not expand capacity in 2012, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 30, 11:05

LG Display (LGD) will not expand its LCD panel production lines in 2012 due to continuous oversupply of large-area LCD panels, the Korean-language Electronic Times has cited LGD chairman...

Over expansion may hurt profits of touch sensor makers

Aug 16, 16:41

Touch sensor suppliers in Taiwan could see lower profitability in third-quarter 2011 as a result of over expansion if there is oversupply, according to the industry sources.

China solar firms to expand capacity for high-efficiency cells

Aug 11, 11:18

Some China-based vertically integrated solar firms continue to plan for capacity expansion in 2012 though the number of firms planning on expanding capacity will be significantly...

TSMC slowing down capacity expansion; revises 2011 capex

Jul 28, 16:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has downwardly revised its capex budget for 2011 with plans to put a brake on planned capacity expansions for the year. The pure-play...

Morris Chang

China LED chipmakers delay expansion

Jul 13, 10:21

With strong incentives provided by local governments, many China-based LED chipmakers aimed to increase the number of MOCVD equipment in 2010. However, inventory has been piling up...

Eversol receives order to supply 58 million solar wafers

Jul 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based solar wafer firm Eversol announced a one-year supply agreement of 58 million units to a single customer. The agreement accounts for around 60% of Eversol's total production...

Smaller solar firms continue to face price obstacles

Jul 5, 15:58

Despite the recent return of demand, small- and medium-size solar firms in Taiwan and China will have difficulty reviving to condition in the previous year, according to international...

Some solar cell firms continue to withhold capacity expansion schedules

Jul 5, 01:00

Due to return of demand, some Taiwan-based solar cell firms have been resuming capacity expansion plans. Other solar cell makers continue to observe carefully before resuming expansion...

PCB maker Tripod breaks ground for new plant in China

Jun 30, 01:05

Tripod Technology has recently begun construction of a new plant in Hubei Province, central China, according to the Taiwan-based PCB manufacturer. The new facility is scheduled to...

Solar industry in adjustment period: Q&A with Motech chairman Simon Tsuo

Jun 28, 15:07

Yuan-Huai Simon Tsuo, chairman of Motech has been viewed as an important figure in the development of the solar industry in Taiwan. Tsuo commented on the gloomy market in the first...

Motech chairman Simon Tsuo

Polysilicon suppliers face dilemma over price drops

Jun 24, 11:25

Quotes for polysilicon have been facing downward pressure and are likely to drop below US$50/kg.

China-based solar firms anticipates return of demand with continuous capacity expansions

Jun 21, 15:04

The solar market has been observing the continuous capacity expansions by China-based integrated solar firms and market observers have claimed that the firms not only have high utilization...

Some solar firms halting capacity expansions

Jun 20, 14:58

Market observers have indicated that many small- and medium-size solar firms in China are halting or delaying capacity expansions. Many Taiwan-based solar firms are also delaying...

CMI panel supply for iPad 2 to increase in 3Q11

Jun 8, 01:10

Rumors have been circulating about Taiwan-based TFT LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) supplying touch panels to Apple to be certified for iPad 3. According to industry sources,...

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