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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...

Powerchip budgets NT$16 billion in capex for 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 21, 14:10

Powerchip Technology plans to allocate NT$16 billion (US$519 million) for its 2011 capex, down from the NT$20 billion it is expected to spend in 2010, the Chinese-language Economic...

ASE to budget US$700 million in capex for 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 4, 17:00

IC packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) plans to budget US$700 million in capex for 2011, flat on year, an unnamed company executive has been cited...

Fixed capital investment in Taiwan by private sector to exceed NT$2 trillion in 2010, says premier

Oct 1, 10:10

The total amount of private sector investment in fixed assets in Taiwan will increase to more than NT$2 trillion (US$62.9 billion) in 2010, according to premier Wu Den-yih at a September...

Chip equipment makers conservative over 2011 business outlook

Sep 29, 14:37

Most semiconductor equipment makers are conservative about the business outlook for 2011 as wafer foundry houses have not yet set capex budgets for the coming year after they substantially...

TSMC spends almost US$1.7 billion so far in 3Q10

Stockwatch - Sep 24, 12:30

For the third quarter of 2010, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has so far disclosed to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) 47 items of spending on production equipment...

ASE slowing copper wire bonding expansion, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 23, 16:25

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is slowing down the expansion of its copper wirebonding capacity due to low market visibility, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

TSMC to budget US$6 billion in capex for 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 23, 15:17

Despite an anticipated slowdown in chip market growth, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is still expected to boost its capex for 2011 to US$6 billion, according to...

TSMC to benefit most from IDM outsourcing, says Digitimes Research

Sep 17, 14:10

With its lead in advanced process capacity, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to be the largest beneficiary of increased outsourcing by IDMs, Nobunaga...

Samsung exec sees DRAM glut, stabilizing NAND flash prices

Sep 8, 11:31

The market for DRAM is likely to enter a state of oversupply later in the third quarter, said Oh-Hyun Kwon, head of Samsung Electronics' chip business, at a media conference in Taipei...

Oh-Hyun Kwon, president of Samsung's chip division

Passive component maker WTC looks to higher capex spending in 2011

Aug 25, 14:20

Passive component maker Walsin Technology Corporation (WTC) expects its capex spending in 2011 to be higher than the NT$2 billion (US$62.47 million) projected for 2010, according...

DRAM maker Powerchip raises capex for 2010, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 20, 16:23

Powerchip Technology has raised its 2010 capex to NT$17.488 billion (US$548 million), from an originally planned NT$12.7 billion, the Chinese-language Commercial Times has quoted...

VIS 2Q10 results beat guidance; raises capex

Aug 17, 11:23

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced that shipments, utilization rates and gross margins in the second quarter beat its guidance. The specialty IC foundry expects...

VIS chairman Chang Ching-chu
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