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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...

TSMC reiterates 2011 sales growth target

Mar 17, 01:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) target of 20% growth in 2011 sales remains unchanged, chairman and CEO Morris Chang said on March 16. TSMC expects no material...

CMI 2011 capex remains at NT$100 billion

Mar 11, 01:40

Capex of Chimei Innolux (CMI) in 2011 is expected to reach NT$100 billion (US$3.4 billion), mainly for expanding capacity at its 6G, 8.5G and touch panel production lines.

Only 10 participants in 300mm wafer capacity space, says IC Insights

Mar 7, 10:57

Semiconductor industry capital spending is becoming more concentrated, with a greater percentage of spending coming from a shrinking number of companies, according to IC Insights...

Rexchip to allocate NT$3.6 billion for process transition

Mar 4, 14:36

The board of directors of Rexchip Electronics has approved a budget of NT$3.598 billion (US$2.89 billion) for the company's transition to 30nm-class process technology. The spending...

Record capex leads to 28% fab equipment growth in 2011, says SEMI

Mar 3, 14:45

SEMI has updated data on over 200 facilities, including LED fabs. Using a thorough bottoms-up approach (tracking all projects fab by fab), the data reveal a 28% increase year-over-year...

Chunghwa Telecom sets aside 2011 capex budget of NT$31.13 billion

Feb 24, 01:00

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on February 23 announced that it has set aside a total capital expenditure budget of NT$31.13 billion (US$1.06 billion) for 2011, mainly to expand its FTTx...

TSMC to ramp capacity at Fab 14, hire new staff

Feb 18, 11:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is currently equipping 12-inch tools at its Fab 14, Phase 4 facility located at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP). Designed...

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.

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