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  • Last update: Thursday 25 December 2014 [421 news items]

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

Coretronic sets 2012 capex at NT$2 billion

Feb 16, 01:45

Backlight unit (BLU) and projector maker Coretronic expects its capex for 2012 to reach NT$2 billion (US$67.6 million), with 70% of the budget to be allocated for the expansion of...

Samsung posts record profit in 4Q11

Jan 30, 14:10

Booming smartphone sales made Samsung Electronics' latest quarter its most profitable quarter ever, according to the company.

Samsung to boost spending for logic ICs, says IC Insights

Jan 30, 10:52

Approximately US$6.5 billion of Samsung Electronics' 2012 capex budget is dedicated to logic ICs, according to IC Insights. The remaining US$5.7 billion of Samsung's capex budget...

Chip fab spending set to decline in 2012, says SEMI

Jan 11, 15:47

Semiconductor fab equipment spending is expected to decline by approximately 11% in 2012, according to SEMI's preliminary forecast. Spending is projected to drop in the first half...

ChipMOS looks to higher capex in 2012

Jan 10, 15:32

ChipMOS Technology has set aside a capital expenditure budget of US$85 million for 2012, an increase of 10.4% from 2011.

ChipMOS aims at 10-15% revenue growth in 2012

Jan 2, 11:36

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies expects its revenues to increase 10-15% to top US$690 million in 2012, thanks to a pick-up in orders for panel-use driver ICs and new...

Lite-On optimistic about 2012

Jan 2, 10:49

Raymond Soong, chairman of Taiwan-based Lite-On Technology, indicated optimism for 2012 and for the firm to show single digit growth. According to KC Terng, CEO of Lite-On, the firm...

Lite-On executives

KYEC chair highlights short-term challenges

Dec 28, 13:58

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), a Taiwan-based firm specializing in IC testing, has pointed out a number of factors which the prospect for its 2012 business operation will depend on.

KYEC chairman CK Lee

SZS to expand notebook hinge capacity

Dec 20, 14:49

Taiwan-based notebook hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS), eyeing the potential demand for ultrabooks, is set to expand its plants and purchase new equipment in 2012 with the company's...

Logic IC to outpace average chip growth in 2012, says TSMC chairman

Dec 5, 11:29

Morris Chang, chairman of contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), predicts that growth in the logic IC sector will outstrip the average of the semiconductor...

Morris Chang

Focus on small, cost-effective packages: Q&A with STATS ChipPAC CEO Tan Lay Koon

Nov 21, 13:48

Despite uncertainties in the semiconductor industry outlook, packaging and testing firm STATS ChipPAC will continue investing in advanced IC packages for space-critical designs that...

STATS ChipPAC CEO Tan Lay Koon

CMI seeking NT$40 billion syndicated loans

Nov 15, 14:12

LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) is still negotiating with a banking consortium for the arrangement of a syndicated loan of up to NT$40 billion (US$1.33 billion) in order to improve...

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