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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...

Total S.A to acquire 25% of Motech poly-Si subsidiary

Jun 9, 09:57

French oil company Total S.A will acquire a 25.4% stake of AE Polysilicon (AEP) via its US-based subsidiary Total Gas & Power USA.

Globalfoundries reveals urgent push for 40/45nm process capacity expansion

Jun 1, 14:39

Globalfoundries has announced plans to add nearly 110,000-square feet of clean room space at its 12-inch Fab 1 in Dresden, with the first output from the new facility expected in...

Globalfoundries CEO Doug Grose

Lextar to expand workforce and capacity

May 31, 15:40

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics, which is a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), plans to recruit about 800 employees in the second half of 2010 in...

Wah Hong obtains NT$1.5 billion loan

May 28, 14:00

Taiwan-based optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial on May 27 signed a five-year syndicated loan worth NT$1.5 billion (US$46.95 million) with 11 local banks to pay back previous loans,...

A-Data signs NT$3.6 billion syndicated loan for capacity ramp

May 27, 12:21

DRAM module maker A-Data Technology has signed a three-year syndicated loan for NT$3.6 billion (US$112 million) from a banking consortium. The new funds will be used to secure more...

ASE breaks ground for new factory in Kaohsiung

May 27, 11:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has begun construction of a new factory (K12) in Kaohsiung, which is scheduled for completion in November 2011, according to the company....

ASE groundbreaking ceremony for new factory at Kaohsiung plant

Nanya PCB to expand capacity for FC substrates and HDI boards

May 25, 15:40

Nanya PCB has revealed plans to boost its flip-chip (FC) substrate capacity by 5-7 million units for a total of 35-37 million units a month by the end of June 2010, and also expand...

Taiflex to ramp up PV module back sheet capacity in July

May 25, 13:43

Taiflex Scientific will ramp up its photovoltaic (PV) module back sheet capacity by 350,000-400,000 square feet in July 2010 when the company's new facilities at its plant in Kunshan,...

PTI to raise 2010 capex for capacity ramp

May 21, 14:16

Powertech Technology (PTI) has said it is mulling plans to revise upward its capex budget for 2010 to NT$10-12 billion (US$31.19-38.63 million) in order to ramp up its capacity. The...

UMC gearing up capacity ramp at Fab 12A

May 21, 11:52

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) inaugurated new factory buildings (Phase 3 and Phase 4) at its 12-inch Fab 12A located at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) on May...

UMC Fab 12A at the STSP

I-Chiun expects to see growth in 2Q10 revenues

May 20, 16:08

LED leadframe maker I-Chiun Precision Industry expects its second quarter revenues to see growth compared to the first as it continues to gain orders from Taiwan and China clients...

GET to expand solar-grade wafer capacity to 1GWp in 2H10

May 20, 11:24

Solar-grade wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) plans to expand its capacity to 1GWp in the second half of 2010 from the current 500MWp, according to the company. If successful,...

3M plans to expand BEF capacity in Taiwan

May 19, 15:28

US-based 3M, in view of potential growth in demand from Taiwan-based panel makers, plans to expand production capacity for brightness enhancement films (BEF) at its factory in the...

TSMT enters Haier supply chain

May 17, 16:21

LCD SMT solutions provider Taiwan Surface Mounting Technology (TSMT) has entered the supply chain of China-based TV vendor Haier, and the maker will continue to seek orders from other...

TSMC revises budget for expansion

Newswatch - May 14, 09:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has made a slight change to its recently-announced US$1.65 billion capital spending program. The foundry corrected the figure for...

Tekcore to raise fund for equipment purchase

May 12, 17:08

Board of directors of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tekcore has decided to issue 50 million new shares worth NT$1.5 billion (US$47.38 million) to raise fund for equipment purchase.

UniDisplay starts operation of new projective capacitive touch panel plant

May 12, 15:06

Projective capacity touch panel maker UniDisplay, an affiliate of United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Unimicron Technology, on May 11 unveiled its new factory in northern...

TSMC board approves US$1.65 billion for capacity expansion

May 12, 11:47

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved plans to allocate US$1.65 billion, including US$210 million for construction of a new chip...

Genesis Photonics increases prices for green LED epitaxy wafers

May 7, 15:34

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics increased the prices of its green LED epitaxy wafers in April amid increasing prices of sapphire substrates, and expects its price hike...

UMC to unveil new facilities at Fab 12A ahead of schedule

May 6, 11:26

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has revealed it will hold a ceremony to officially kick off operations of the phase-three and phase-four production facilities at its 12-inch...

Korea-based Woongjin to expand capacity for mono-Si ingots and wafers

May 5, 14:41

South Korea-based Woongjin Energy will invest 270 billion won (US$242 million) to increase capacity for monocrystalline silicon (mono-Si) ingots to 1.1GW and wafers to 500MW by the...

HannStar Board ramping up PCB capacity

May 5, 14:24

PCB maker HannStar Board plans to ramp up the total capacity of its plants in Taiwan and China to 6.25 million square feet a month by the end of 2010 from the current 5.45 million...

Wintek sees April revenues highest since 2006

May 5, 11:39

Taiwan-based panel maker Wintek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.722 billion (US$118 million) for April, the highest monthly level since 2006, increasing 14.94% sequentially...

LCD equipment maker Contrel turns profit in 1Q10

May 3, 17:04

Contrel Technology, a Taiwan-based LCD inspection-equipment maker, swung to net profits of NT$68.42 million (US$2.18 million) in the first quarter of 2010 after suffering losses for...

Motech ships 154MWp solar cells in 1Q10

Apr 30, 14:47

Solar cell maker Motech Industry on April 29 announced it shipped 154MWp of solar cells in first-quarter 2010, up about 20% on quarter. Due to product price drops, revenues went down...

Unimicron to ramp up FC substrate capacity by 15-18% in 3Q10

Apr 29, 14:12

Unimicron Technology plans to ramp up its capacity for flip-chip (FC) substrates by 15-18% in the third quarter to meet increasing demand, company spokesman Shen Tsai-sheng said at...

Macronix approves NT$16.4 billion for capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Apr 28, 16:52

Mask ROM and NOR flash supplier Macronix International has announced its board of directors on April 27 approved a budget of NT$16.4 billion (US$522.83 million) to expand capacity...

Solargiga to ramp up capacity to 700MWp by end of 3Q10

Apr 28, 14:26

China-based solar wafer producer Solargiga Energy will ramp up annual capacity from the current 350MWp to 700MWp by the end of the third quarter, according to company executive director...

Ability Enterprise to expand capacity in China

Apr 28, 11:32

Taiwan-based digital camera maker Ability Enterprise on April 27 announced the investment of US$9.5 million to expand the monthly capacity at its subsidiary in southern China to 2.5...

Slow equipment delivery hampers Ardentec capacity expansion

Apr 21, 15:01

Wafer tester Ardentec is running at 90% capacity due to rising orders, according to the company. It hopes to ramp up capacity each quarter, but slow equipment deliveries are hampering...

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