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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...

Young Fast continues capacity expansion

Apr 20, 15:50

Taiwan-based touch panel maker Young Fast Optoelectronics continues expanding capacity of ITO film-based capacitive touch panels at its plant in Huizhou, southern China and will also...

Macronix and Winbond ramping up NOR flash capacities to expand global market share

Apr 16, 10:46

Macronix International Company (MXIC) and Winbond Electronics are ramping up their NOR flash capacities in order to expand their share in the global market, according to industry...

Quartz component maker Taitien to invest NT$100 million for capacity ramp in 2010

Apr 15, 13:47

Quartz component maker Taitien Electronics plans to invest about NT$100 million (US$3.185 million) to ramp up its output of oscillators, temperature-compensated crystal oscillators...

Solartech to further raise 2010 capacity to 500MWp

Apr 15, 11:10

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy will further raise 2010 capacity to 500MWp in line with the latest adjustments to its expansion plan, according to sources with...

Walsin new MLCC production facilities to come on line in May

Apr 2, 16:14

Passive component maker Walsin Technology Corporation (WTC) has said that its newly installed MLCC production facilities will come on line in May. The company plans to gradually boost...

TXC to ramp up TCXO output in 2010

Mar 26, 16:30

Quartz component maker TXC has stated that it will focus more on the production of high-end temperature compensated crystal oscillators (TCXOs) in 2010, with plans to ramp up its...

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 49min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 9h 15min ago

  • Wah Lee 3Q14 revenues to move higher

    Before Going to Press | 9h 16min ago

  • Growth in global panel demand to exceed growth in supply, says AUO

    Before Going to Press | 9h 16min ago

  • Intel to see difficulties shipping 40 million tablet CPUs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 9h 17min ago

  • AUO expects 3Q14 small- to medium-size panel shipments to rise 5-8% sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 9h 18min ago

  • MediaTek 3Q14 revenues to grow 6-11% on quarter

    Before Going to Press | 9h 19min ago

  • Taiwan market: Everlight Electronics expected to ship 2.6 million LED light bulbs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 9h 20min ago

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