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  • Last update: Tuesday 12 August 2014 [323 news items]

Young Fast posts net profit of NT$974 million for 2Q10

Aug 13, 17:07

Touch panel maker Young Fast Optoelectronics has posted net profits of NT$974 million (US$30.48 million) for the second quarter of 2010 with an EPS of NT$7.32 and NT$11.48 for the...

Unity Opto to increase capital and issue bonds to expand capacity

Aug 12, 12:04

The board of LED packaging company Unity Opto Technology, on August 11, approved plans to issue convertible bonds worth NT$1.5 billion (US$47.1 million) with a conversion price set...

TSMC board OKs budget for expansion; allocates US$319.6 million for new business

Aug 11, 11:54

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved plans to spend US$2.6 billion to expand capacity, including US$369 million for construction...

Chip-resistor substrate supply to remain tight through year-end 2010

Aug 10, 15:23

Supply of chip-resistor substrates, especially for large-size resistor parts and high-power ones, will likely remain tight through the end of 2010, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Young Optics announces net profit for 1H10

Aug 9, 10:15

Taiwan-based optical components maker Young Optics has posted net profit of NT$302 million (US$9.51 million) for the first half of 2010 with an EPS of NT$2.84.

Quartz component maker Siward to ramp up crystal ingot capacity

Aug 5, 15:38

Quartz component maker Siward Crystal Technology will spend NT$56.95 million (US$1.79 million) to take up a plant that originally belonged to now defunct crystal quartz maker HanTek...

Gintech obtains NT$6.5 billion loan

Aug 3, 10:53

Gintech Energy, a maker of crystalline silicon solar cells, on August 2 signed a 5-year syndicated loan, the largest syndicated loan to date in Taiwan's solar sector, with 11 banks...

Newmax to expand capacity in China, Taiwan

Aug 2, 12:04

Newmax Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of optical lenses, will add investment of US$3.3 million in its subsidiary in Dongguan, southern China, and issue seven million new shares...

AUO announces panel utilization reduction for 3Q10

Jul 29, 15:55

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced it will reduce its panel utilization from close to fully-loaded in the second quarter of 2010 to 90-93% for the third quarter to avoid inventory pi...

J Touch to step into ITO glass-based capacitive touch panels

Jul 28, 17:36

Taiwan-based touch panel maker J Touch will announce its new production capacity expansion plans and details in August, including its plans for production lines for ITO glass-based...

Equipment providers see strong 3Q10 amid capacity expansions by panel and semiconductor manufacturers

Jul 26, 15:22

Gallant Precision Machining (GPM) expects sales of equipment for panels, solar energy products and semiconductors to account for 40%, 25% and 25%, respectively, of 2010 revenues....

J Touch to reach full utilization in August

Jul 23, 15:53

Touch panel maker J Touch expects its production to reach full utilization in August and is planning a new capacity expansion project for glass-based capacitive touch panels for the...

PCB maker APCB to take up Thailand-based CKL Electronics

Jul 22, 12:35

PCB maker Advanced Printed Circuit Board (APCB) has announced that it plans to take over Thailand-based PCB maker CKL Electronics for US$6.76 million in order to expand its capacity...

Corning announces new capacity investments

Jul 22, 10:43

Corning has announced that its board of directors has approved a capital expenditure (capex) plan to expand the company's LCD glass and Gorilla glass manufacturing in response to...

Neo-Neon lags in LED capacity expansion due to short supply of MOCVD

Jul 21, 14:35

A short supply of MOCVD equipment has caused a delay on Neo-Neon Holdings' plans to ramp up epitaxial wafer capacity in Yangzhou of China's Jiangsu Province, according to sources...

Nanya steps up 12-inch fab expansion

Jul 20, 11:18

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has ramped up wafer starts at its 12-inch fab to 40,000 units a month since July, and converted half of the production to 50nm, according to the company...

TSMC to boost Shanghai 8-inch fab capacity

Jul 19, 14:38

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revealed plans to expand production capacity at its Songjiang 8-inch fab in Shanghai (Fab 10) by two-thirds, to cater to strong...

TI buys fab from Spansion Japan, continues analog production expansion

Jul 15, 16:39

Texas Instruments (TI) has acquired two wafer fabs and manufacturing equipment located in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, from Spansion Japan for an undisclosed sum, according to the company...

Intel, Micron reportedly resume plan to build fab for NAND flash

Jul 15, 12:24

Industry sources have claimed that Intel and Micron Technology plan to break ground for a new NAND flash fabrication facility in Singapore by the end of 2010, raising concerns that...

TSMC to break ground for new 12-inch fab on July 16

Jul 14, 12:15

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will break ground soon for the construction of Fab 15 at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP), according to an invitation to the...

Solar wafer maker Danen to expand capacity to 210MWp by end of 2010

Jul 14, 11:20

Solar-grade wafer producer Danen Technology will expand capacity from 120MWp currently to 210MWp by the end of 2010 and 300MWp in the first half of 2011, according to the company.

UAT tripling wafer bumping capacity

Jul 13, 11:52

Wafer-bumping service provider Unisem Advanced Technologies (UAT) has doubled the floor space of its plant in Ipoh, Malaysia, with a capacity to be three times its current level,...

Konka to bid for land for LCM capacity expansion, says report

Jul 5, 16:14

China-based vendor Konka has announced that it plans to join an open bid for a 370,000-square-meter lot of land in Kunshan City, China. Market watchers believe the land will be used...

Wintek June revenues remain flat

Jul 5, 12:33

Wintek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$4.1 billion (US$127.26 million) for June, down 0.52% sequentially but up 111.88% on year. Consolidated revenues for January-June totaled...

Taiwan heat sink maker Neng Tyi invests US$400,000 to expand LED light bulb capacity in China

Jul 2, 14:05

Neng Tyi Precision will invest US$400,000 in its Kunshan, China plant for expanding LED light bulb capacity, raising the capital of the plant to US$10.2 million from US$9.8 million,...

Component suppliers conservative about 3Q10 LCD panel market; expect flat to 2-3% growth

Jul 2, 12:05

TFT-LCD panel component suppliers expect the global panel market to remain flat sequentially or increase just 2-3% in the third quarter of 2010, compared to the 10% growth in past...

CMI hikes 2010 capex to NT$100 billion

Jun 30, 12:19

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) has increased its capex for 2010 to NT$100 billion (US$3.11 billion) from previously estimated NT$60 billion for expanding its...

Genesis Photonics lands NT$1.5 billion joint lending for capacity expansion

Jun 23, 12:22

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics on June 22 signed with 11 local banks and the Development Bank of Singapore for a syndicated loan of NT$1.5 billion...

PCB maker Tripod optimistic about next 12 months

Jun 23, 12:15

Taiwan-based Tripod Technology, the world's sixth-largest PCB maker, is bullish for the PCB market in the next 12 months citing strong demand from various sectors, according to company...

IC testing firm Sigurd revises 2010 capex, to expand capacity

Jun 22, 16:54

Sigurd Microelectronics has budgeted NT$2.94 billion (US$92 million) in capex to boost its production capacity in 2010, chairman Sidney Huang said during the company's recent shareholders...

CMI appoints personnel to strengthen relation with equipment maker Contrel

Jun 18, 16:40

An executive from Chimei Innolux (CMI) has been appointed president of Taiwan-based LCD inspection-equipment maker Contrel Technology, with the two companies expected to tighten their...

SPIL to raise 2010 capex budget for copper wire bonding equipment procurement

Jun 17, 10:30

Chip packaging house Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will raise 2010 capex budget by at least 30% from US$450 million to about US$585 million due to increased procurement...

Mag.Layers expects new capacity to bolster 2H10 sales performance

Jun 15, 12:18

Inductor maker Mag.Layers Scientific-Technics expects new capacity to come online in August, which will start contributing to its revenue performance in the second half of 2010.

Ta-I to ramp up chip-resistor output

Jun 10, 13:30

Chip resistor maker Ta-I Technology plans to ramp up its production of chip resistors to 30 billion units a month in July 2010 compared to 25 billion units at present. Additionally,...

SDI to expand capacity for LED leadframes

Jun 9, 16:20

Shuen Der Industry (SDI) has revealed plans to more than double its capacity for LED leadframes. The company said it will add 20 sets of plastic injection molding equipment for a...

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