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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...

TSMC board passes budget for advanced capacity expansion

Nov 9, 10:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors on November 8 approved a capex appropriation of US$1.06 billion specifically for increasing advanced technology...

AUO 2012 capex may fall below NT$40 billion

Oct 26, 14:08

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has adjusted its capex for 2011 to around NT$60 billion (US$1.99 billion), from the original figure of NT$90-95 billion. With China-based peers...

AUO vice president Paul Peng (left) and acting general manager Max Cheng (right).

Samsung denies report about 2012 chip capex

Oct 25, 12:22

Samsung Electronics reportedly plans to allocate KRW15 trillion (US$13.3 billion) to chip capex in 2012, but company high-level executives have denied the speculation, according to...

Nanya Technology, Inotera cut 2011 capex budgets to NT$12 billion

Oct 20, 01:30

Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have reduced the 2011 capex budgets to NT$12 billion each, according to the companies at their respective investors conferences on October 19.

IC capex to fall 19% in 2012, says Gartner

Oct 3, 11:55

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending is expected to total US$35.2 billion in 2012, down 19.2% from the US$43.5 billion estimated for 2011, according to Gartner. Excess...

PCB maker Apex to allocate NT$4 billion for new plant

Sep 29, 15:39

Thailand-based PCB maker Apex International plans to invest NT$4 billion (US$132 million) to build a new plant to ramp up its capacity, according to the company.

AUO cuts capex with LCD industry yet to see bottom, says chairman

Sep 29, 15:24

AU Optronics (AUO) has reduced its 2011 capex to less than NT$70 billion (US$2.3 billion), down 30% from NT$90-95 billion, and does not rule out the possibility of further slashes...

TSMC to cut 2012 capex 19%, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 20, 14:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to drop its capital spending 19% from US$7.4 billion in 2011 to US$6 billion in 2012, the Chinese-language Commercial...

PTI cuts 2011 capex, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 22, 12:22

Memory packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has revised downward its capex budget for 2011 to less than NT$10 billion (US$345 million) from the previously-planned...

CMI revises 2011 capex after weak 2Q11

Aug 5, 01:10

Panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) has decided to revise downward its 2011 capex to NT$50-60 billion (US$1.7-2.1 billion) from the previously-planned NT$70-80 billion. The newly-revised...

UMC sees 3Q11 revenue decline in low teens; keeps capex unchanged

Aug 3, 15:35

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects revenues to decrease by a low-teens percentage sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, affected by fewer wafer shipments. Utilization rate...

UMC CEO Shin-Wei Sun

TSMC slowing down capacity expansion; revises 2011 capex

Jul 28, 16:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has downwardly revised its capex budget for 2011 with plans to put a brake on planned capacity expansions for the year. The pure-play...

Morris Chang

Panel makers reduce capex

Jul 26, 16:04

As uncertainty in the panel market continues into the third quarter, industry leading TFT LCD panel makers such as Chimei Innolux (CMI) and LG Display both recently decreased their...

DRAM price reductions decelerating, says IHS

Jul 20, 09:14

Following a drop of 14.2% in the first quarter of 2011, the global average decline in pricing for DRAM slowed to 12% in the second quarter, according to IHS. The rate of decrease...

ASE, SPIL reiterate 2011 capex outlook

Jul 14, 01:10

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have said they currently have no plans to adjust planned capex for 2011. Meanwhile, both IC packagers...

TSMC, UMC likely to lower capex budgets for 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 22, 13:45

Taiwan's two foundry giants are likely to revise downward their capex goals for 2011 due to worries that orders in the second half of the year may not be large enough to fill their...

Rexchip revises 2011 capex

May 27, 01:15

Rexchip Electronics has budgeted NT$9 billion (US$311 million) in capex for 2011 to ramp a new 12-inch DRAM fab and upgrade to 30nm-class process technology, according to company...

Rexchip president Stephen Chen

Winbond announces additional NT$1.5 billion in capex

May 16, 12:26

Memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics, which has diversified its product mix to include NOR flash, niche-market DRAM and GDDR, has announced an additional capex of NT$1.512 billion...

PTI beats 1Q11 guidance, gives positive outlook

Apr 29, 01:35

Powertech Technology (PTI) on April 28 reported better-than-expected results for its first-quarter performance. The memory packaging and testing service provider also gave a rosy...

PTI chairman DK Tsai

TSMC meets 1Q11 guidance, sees no Japan disruption

Apr 28, 16:16

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported sales of NT$105.38 billion (US$3.6 billion) and net income of NT$36.28 billion, or NT$1.40 per share, for the first...

Largan to raise 2011 capex due to booming demand for smartphones in China

Apr 21, 01:10

Taiwan-based optical lens module maker Largan Precision expects its capex in 2011 to exceed its budget of NT$1.5 billion (US$51.4 million) set aside early in the year, due to significantly...

Japan quake will not slow 2011 semiconductor capital expenditures, says IC Insights

Apr 8, 16:33

IC Insights has boosted its forecast for semiconductor industry capital spending in 2011, and now expects outlays to climb to US$60.4 billion, a 17% increase over the US$51.8 billion...

ASE mulls plant expansion, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 6, 15:04

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has submitted an application to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), seeking approval to invest US$800-900 million to...

UMC gearing up for 12-inch capacity expansion, says report

Newswatch - Apr 6, 14:20

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to allocate almost 90% of company capex for 2011 to expand capacity at its 12-inch wafer plants, Fab 12A and Fab 12i, according to...

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