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Samsung, Hynix cautious about 2013 capex plans

Feb 1, 13:59

Memory chip vendors Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both taken a cautious approach to planning for capital expenditure (capex) in 2013, implying that the pair is looking to...

IC backend firms to suffer setback in January-February, says SPIL chair

Jan 31, 12:15

IC packaging and testing companies will suffer setbacks in revenues during January and February because of inventory adjustments at clients, as well as fewer working days due to the...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom sets aside record capex budget for 2013

Jan 30, 11:39

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has set aside a copmpany record capital expenditure (capex) budget of NT$37.15 billion (US$1.26 billion) for 2013, increasing 11.7% from 2012.

Walton to cut 2013 capex, provides cautious outlook

Jan 22, 21:50

Walton Advanced Engineering, which provides packaging and testing services for memory chips, has expressed caution about its business outlook for 2013. Filling under-utilized capacity...

Chipbond, ChipMOS 2013 capex to stay flat

Jan 22, 19:58

LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies will have their capex for 2013 stay unchanged at the prior year's level.

FPCB maker Flexium to raise 2013 capex

Jan 18, 12:38

Flexible PCB manufacturer Flexium Interconnect expects its capex for 2013 to top the NT$1.7-1.8 billion (US$58.73-62.18 million) it spent in the previous year, with plans to upgrade...

Sigurd plans flat capex in 2013

Dec 27, 22:14

IC packaging and testing house Sigurd Microelectronics expects to maintain its 2013 capex at the same level as 2012. The expenditures will be spent on expanding capacity and R&...

KYEC sets 2013 capex at almost NT$5 billion

Dec 27, 15:50

Taiwan-based King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC), which provides wafer probing testing services, has budgeted NT$4.989 billion (US$171.9 million) in capex for 2013, compared to the...

SPIL approves NT$11.3 billion for 2013 capex

Dec 21, 11:29

The board of directors of IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has approved plans to budget NT$11.3 billion (US$389 million) in capex for 2013, which is lower than...

IC backend services firms to ride high as TSMC ramps capex for 2013, say sources

Dec 17, 21:37

Taiwan-based IC backend services companies will benefit from an increase in capital expenditure (capex) by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in 2013, according to...

TSMC to allocate US$9 billion in capex, expects 15-20% revenue growth in 2013, says chairman

Dec 17, 11:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will set aside a capital expenditure budget of US$9 billion for 2013, an annual record with growth of 8.4% from 2012, and it expects...

ASML CEO to attend annual TSMC supply chain forum

Dec 12, 11:58

Foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will hold its annual supply chain management forum for 2012 on December 14. Participants will include Eric Meurice,...

ASML CEO Eric Meurice to attend TSMC annual supply-chain forum

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...

Specialty IC foundry VIS revises 2012 capex

Oct 29, 22:40

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has revised upward its capex target for 2012 to NT$1.5-1.6 billion (US$51-55 million) from the NT$650 million estimated previously. The...

VIS chairman Chang Ching-chu

PCB maker Apex to increase investment in Thailand

Oct 19, 12:19

PCB manufacturer Apex Circuit International plans to increase total investment in its new plant in Thailand by 25% to THB5 billion (US$163.2 million), with the additional capex to...

CHT expected to increase 2013 capex

Oct 5, 15:42

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is expected to expand its capital expenditure (capex) in 2013 from a budget of NT$33.1 billion (US$1.12 billion) in 2012 because the company will...

TSMC 2013 capex to top US$10 billion, says report

Newswatch - Sep 27, 12:00

While Samsung Electronics reportedly plans to halve its 2013 capital expenditure (capex), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to raise its capex for the...

Top-5 spenders to represent 64% of total chip capex in 2012, says IC Insights

Sep 12, 16:35

Intel and four other large semiconductor suppliers are expected to account for almost two-thirds of industry-wide capital expenditures in 2012, according to IC Insights. The top-5...

Tong Hsing raises 2012 capex

Aug 24, 11:51

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and test services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the manufacture of LEDs, has budgeted more than NT$2...

Tong Hsing president Henry Liu

Ardentec to increase 2012 capex by 50%

Aug 16, 01:20

Ardentec, a Taiwan-based provider of IC testing services, plans to increase its capex for 2012 by 50% to NT$1.2 billion (US$40.05 million) to ramp up its testing capacity for logic...

TSMC to allocate US$2.4 billion to grow advanced technology capacity

Aug 15, 10:18

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on August 14 approved capital appropriations totaling about US$2.41 billion for expanding and upgrading...

Major IC packagers step up 2012 capex

Aug 6, 15:41

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Amkor Technology and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) – the world's leading packaging and testing houses – have all set...

AUO adds NT$1.84 billion to 2012 capex budget

Aug 6, 10:45

The board of directors of LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has approved an additional capital expenditure (capex) budget of NT$1.84 billion (US$61.3 million) in 2012 specifically...

Only six major semiconductor suppliers to spend more on capex in 2012, says IC Insights

Jul 18, 14:32

IC Insights' latest survey and ranking of the major semiconductor capital spenders shows that only six of the 35 major semiconductor suppliers - Intel, Samsung, Hynix, TSMC, UMC and...

TSMC board approves NT$45 billion bond sale

Jun 14, 14:10

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved a plan to issue up to NT$45 billion (US$1.5 billion) of unsecured corporate bonds to help...

Ardentec sees increasing orders for logic IC testing

May 16, 16:01

Ardentec, a Taiwan-based provider of wafer and mixed-signal IC testing services, has received increasing orders for logic IC testing including MCUs, controllers and application processors,...

TSMC posts growth in April revenues

May 10, 15:01

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated revenues for April 2012 grew 9.2% sequentially and 9.1% from a year ago to NT$40.5 billion (US$1.4 bill...

KYEC raises 2012 capex to NT$3.5 billion

May 3, 11:25

IC testing specialist King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has revised upward its capex target for 2012 to NT$3.5 billion (US$119.7 million), from NT$3 billion, on a more optimistic business...

ASE to hike 2012 capex to US$800 million

Apr 30, 10:29

Packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will expand 2012 capital expenditure (capex) from US$700-750 million originally to US$800 million mainly due to...

ASE CFO Joseph Tung

TSMC to increase 2012 capex to US$8-8.5 billion

Apr 27, 01:15

During a company investors conference on April 26, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman Morris Chang revealed 2012 capex will be increased to US$8-8.5 billion,...

Morris Chang, chairman of TSMC

TSMC capex budget hike to benefit equipment and materials suppliers, say sources

Apr 12, 14:44

The decision by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to raise its capex budget for 2012 will benefit suppliers and distributors of semiconductor equipment in 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

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...

TSMC may increase 2012 capex

Mar 9, 01:25

Due to supply shortages, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to expand capacity by installing new equipment at 12-inch wafer facilities. Industry sources...

TSMC

TPK sets 2012 capex at NT$12 billion

Feb 22, 01:40

Touch panel maker TPK has stated that Windows 8 will help the firm to grow further. Cando, a subsidiary of TPK, will also benefit from Windows 8 and expects to return to profitability...

Tom Sun, TPK president
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