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TSMC board passes NT$85 billion budget for capacity expansion

Feb 16, 01:20

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved a budget of NT$84.99 billion (US$2.89 billion) for capacity expansion purposes. The company's...

Elpida to list depositary receipts in Taiwan on February 25

Feb 9, 15:22

Japan-based Elpida Memory has announced that it has obtained approval from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) and other relevant agencies for its Taiwan depositary receipts (TDR) listing...

DRAM revenues down 20% in 4Q10, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 9, 13:51

Global DRAM revenues declined to US$8.64 billion in the fourth quarter of 2010, down 20% from US$10.78 billion in the third quarter, according to DRAMeXchange. Chip contract prices...

IC foundry suppliers heading for record capex in 2011, says IC Insights

Feb 8, 13:21

A tremendous surge in capital spending plans among some of the largest pure-play and IDM foundries in 2011 may result in an overcapacity situation in the foundry business by the end...

ASE sees flat growth in 1Q11 sales

Jan 31, 16:27

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects to see revenues generated from its core ATM (assembly test and material) business stay flat sequentially in the first quarter of 2011,...

ASE CFO Joseph Tung

Samsung 4Q10 results meet guidance; posts record year

Jan 28, 13:58

Samsung Electronics has announced revenues of KRW41.87 trillion (US$37.67 billion) on a consolidated basis for the fourth quarter of 2010, a 7% increase year-on-year. For the quarter,...

AUO capex to reach NT$90-95 billion in 2011

Jan 28, 01:10

AU Optronics (AUO) will see its capex reach NT$90-95 billion (US$3.1-3.27 billion) in 2011, up from NT$84.62 billion in 2010. 20% of capex in 2011 will be for investment in solar...

TSMC posts record 2010; plans US$7.8 billion in 2011 capex

Jan 27, 16:53

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated revenues and net profits for 2010 both hit all-time highs. Consolidated sales for the last quarter of...

Macronix ramps up 12-inch capacity ahead of schedule

Jan 26, 12:32

Macronix International has revealed plans to double monthly production at its 12-inch plant to 20,000 wafers in the middle of 2011, six months ahead of schedule. The company noted...

Cando signs NT$4.8 billion syndicated loan

Newswatch - Jan 25, 14:56

Cando has signed a syndicated loan with banks for NT$4.8 billion (US$164.98 million) to complete its capex goal of NT$8.5 billion for 2011 for capacity expansion.

Nanya, Inotera to lower capex for 2011

Jan 25, 12:31

DRAM chipmakers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have said their capex for 2011 will be slashed from the levels last year, with the spending to be focused on only new process...

Unimicron mulling additional investment in China

Jan 20, 12:39

Taiwan-based PCB maker Unimicron Technology has announced it recently signed an investment MOU with the economic development committee of Nantong City in Jiangsu, China, planning...

TSMC plans US$8 billion capex for 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 20, 11:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will likely budget a capital expenditure (capex) of US$8 billion for 2011, higher than market watchers' estimates of US$7 billion,...

Cando 2011 capex to reach NT$8.5 billion

Jan 19, 01:30

Cando's capex for 2011 is expected to reach NT$8.5 billion (US$293.16 million), all for capacity expansion. Cando has NT$3.6 billion available and will sign a syndicated loan for...

ASE raises capex for 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 17, 14:24

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has internally raised its capex budget to US$900 million for 2011 from the US$700 million estimated originally, according to a Chinese-language...

TSMC first pure-play foundry to join top-10 R&D spenders, says IC Insights

Jan 14, 16:25

The now well known trend of IC manufacturers abandoning the IDM fab business model to become fabless or fab-lite has resulted in, or is the result of, depending on the point of view,...

Lithography back on track as dominant chip gear, says Information Network

Jan 7, 10:46

After a plunge to 16% of the semiconductor equipment market in 2009, the lithography sector surged in 2010 to a 26.5% share of the global market, according to The Information Netwo...

Nanya PCB to slash capex in 2011

Jan 7, 01:05

Nanya PCB (NPC) plans to drop its capital spending from NT$5 billion (US$171 million) in 2010 to less than NT$1 billion in 2011, as most of its investment for expanding capacity for...

Mildex sets capex for 2011 to ramp up projected capacitive touch panels

Dec 30, 01:10

Touch panel maker Mildex Optical plans to invest up to NT$1.9 billion (US$64.46 million) in 2011 chiefly to ramp up its capacity for projected capacitive touch panels. The company...

Formosa Petrochemical loans NT$5 billion and NT$8.5 billion to Nanya and Inotera

Dec 22, 01:50

Formosa Petrochemical will provide one-year loans of NT$5 billion (US$167.34 million) and NT$8.5 billion, respectively to memory affiliates Nanya Technology and Inotera.

TSMC 2011 spending on R&D to rise 39%

Dec 21, 01:40

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) total spending on R&D will top NT$50 billion (US$1.67 billion) in 2011, up from the NT$36 billion estimated this year, according...

Winbond to cut capex for 2011 and 2012

Dec 17, 01:35

Winbond Electronics has budgeted NT$2.94 billion (US$98 million) and NT$936 million, respectively, in capex for 2011 and 2012, according to the company. The figures show significant...

Chip equipment spending to slip 1% in 2011, says Gartner

Dec 16, 16:27

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending is on pace to reach US$38.4 billion in 2010, a 131.2% jump from 2009, according to Gartner. In 2011, spending is forecast to total...

Rexchip lowers capex for 2011

Dec 14, 10:15

DRAM maker Rexchip Electronics plans to allocate NT$4 billion (US$133 million) for its capex next year, down from NT$12.8 billion in 2010, according to the company. As most of its...

Fab spending to climb 18% in 2011, but uncertain outlook for new fab construction, says SEMI

Dec 8, 15:17

Worldwide fab spending is expected to increase by 18.3% in 2011 and by 9.5% in 2012, as a result of ongoing technology upgrades and continued capacity growth, according to SEMI.

TSMC continues spending on equipment

Dec 1, 16:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has issued filings with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) detailing 41 equipment purchases so far in the fourth quarter of 2010, with...

Applied rolls out new etcher for advanced memory and logic production

Dec 1, 12:10

Applied Materials has launched a silicon etch system - the Centris AdvantEdge Mesa Etch - for the high-throughput production of advanced memory and logic chips.

LCD-equipment market to soar 67%, says Information Network

Nov 29, 13:50

The market for TFT-LCD equipment, which dropped 16% in 2009, is set to grow 66.8% in 2010, according to market research firm The Information Network.

PCB drilling service provider Eva to raise capex for equipment purchases

Nov 25, 01:50

Taiwan's Eva Technologies, which provides OEM PCB drilling services for HDI boards and IC substrates, has said its capex is targeted at US$20 million for 2011. The number is far higher...

Powerchip drops GDR plan amid market uncertainties, says report

Newswatch - Nov 23, 11:13

Powerchip Technology, a major Taiwan-based DRAM maker, has decided to cancel plans to sell up to 800 million new shares in the form of global depositary receipts (GDR), the Economic...

SMIC to concentrate resources on R&D, says chairman

Nov 8, 15:35

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) will pump at least US$2 billion into research and development annually in the future, aiming to develop "world-class"...

SMIC set to return to revenue growth trend, says Digitimes Research

Nov 4, 15:04

After two years of revenue declines, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is poised for a return to sales growth in 2010, and growth will continue through...

SMIC reports profits for 3Q10

Nov 3, 11:02

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has reported net profits of US$30.4 million on revenues of US$410.1 million for the third quarter of 2010, showing 26.8%...

ASE plans for 2011 capex of US$700-800 million

Newswatch - Nov 1, 16:43

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) plans to budget US$700-800 million for 2011, similar to its 2010 budget according to the company. The packaging and testing firm also said...

Macronix scales up investment budget for 12-inch capacity expansion

Oct 26, 15:17

Macronix International's board of directors has approved a budget of NT$27.5 billion (US$900 million) to expand capacity at its 12-inch fab, an increase of NT$7 billion from the company's...

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