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Rexchip completes pilot run of 40nm 2Gb DDR3 products

Aug 13, 11:45

Rexchip Electronics on August 12 announced it has successfully completed pilot runs of Elpida Memory's 40nm 2Gb DDR3 product. Pilot run results for Elpida's 40nm process have met...

Rexchip president and spokesperson Stephen Chen

FCCL maker Taiflex sets 2011 capex budget at NT$300 million

Aug 13, 10:30

FCCL (flexible copper-clad laminate) maker Taiflex Scientific plans to invest NT$300 million (US$9.38 million) to ramp its FCCL as well as PV module back sheet capacity in 2011. For...

SMIC swings back to profit in 2Q10

Aug 11, 14:00

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's largest foundry chipmaker, has reported net profits of US$96 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 following...

TSMC board OKs budget for expansion; allocates US$319.6 million for new business

Aug 11, 11:54

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved plans to spend US$2.6 billion to expand capacity, including US$369 million for construction...

UMC posts strong 2Q10 operating profit with growing output on advanced processes

Aug 4, 16:04

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced operating profits for the second quarter of 2010 hit the highest since the fourth quarter of 2004. Sales generated from its...

SPIL announces equipment purchase

Stockwatch - Aug 3, 14:43

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced an equipment purchase worth NT$574.62 million (US$18 million) from Verigy, which mainly supplies automated test equipment.

PTI raises capex after strong 2Q10

Jul 30, 11:58

Powertech Technology (PTI), a major Taiwan-based memory packaging and testing house, has announced net profits for the second quarter of 2010 increased 90.8% on year and 12% sequentially...

PTI chairman DK Tsai

TSMC boosts capex, more upbeat about 2010 chip growth

Jul 30, 10:22

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revised upward its capex target for 2010 to US$5.9 billion, emerging as the world's second-largest semiconductor industry capital...

Morris Chang

IC testing company KYEC purchases NT$600 million of equipment

Stockwatch - Jul 23, 17:10

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has acquired a total of 17 sets of equipment for NT$593.59 million (US$18.47 million) from Verigy, according to a company filing with...

Nanya, Inotera report losses for 2Q10

Jul 21, 16:48

Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories saw their second straight quarterly losses in the second quarter of 2010, according to financial data released by the companies. However, the...

Powerchip buys equipment from ASML

Stockwatch - Jul 20, 10:10

DRAM maker Powerchip Technology has announced an equipment purchase worth NT$1.53 billion (US$47 million) from ASML, which supplies lithography systems.

ASML sees record 2010 revenues

Jul 14, 17:00

With chip customers becoming more aggressive about capital spending, ASML now expects net sales for 2010 to grow 10-15% above its historical peak level of 3.8 billion euros (US$4.8...

TSMC to break ground for new 12-inch fab on July 16

Jul 14, 12:15

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will break ground soon for the construction of Fab 15 at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP), according to an invitation to the...

iSuppli issues more upbeat outlook on foundry business in 2010

Jul 9, 10:21

iSuppli has raised its revenue forecast for all semiconductor foundry activity for 2010 to US$29.8 billion, up 42.3% from US$22.1 billion in 2009. The firm previously predicted revenues...

Walton to sign NT$6 billion loan

Newswatch - Jul 6, 12:01

Walton Advanced Electronics will take on a loan of NT$6 billion (US$186 million) to be paid back over a period of five years to enhance its business operation, according to the DRAM...

PTI seeing visibility on orders clear through 4Q10

Jul 2, 10:43

Powertech Technology (PTI) has seen its utilization rate average 95%, buoyed by strong orders for memory chips, according to market watchers. The visibility of orders at the backend...

CMI hikes 2010 capex to NT$100 billion

Jun 30, 12:19

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) has increased its capex for 2010 to NT$100 billion (US$3.11 billion) from previously estimated NT$60 billion for expanding its...

Chipbond to buy new testers; 2010 capex to reach NT$2 billion

Jun 29, 11:44

Chipbond Technology has announced it plans to spend NT$2 billion (US$62 million) in capex this year, an upward revision from its originally-planned NT$1.5 billion. The LCD driver-IC...

Chipbond chairman Fei-Jain Wu

Chipbond looks to 10% sequential revenue growth in 3Q10

Newswatch - Jun 28, 17:03

LCD driver-IC packaging and testing house Chipbond Technology expects revenues for the third quarter of 2010 to grow by 10% on quarter, chairman Fei-Jain Wu said at the company's...

Powerchip shifting product mix; approves NT$12.6 billion for 2010 capex

Jun 28, 14:32

DRAM maker Powerchip Technology is looking to improve its competitive edge by adjusting its product mix and lowering production costs, according to the company. It has also budgeted...

PSC chairman Frank Huang

TSMC, UMC expected to revise 2010 capex, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 25, 15:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are expected to announce plans to upwardly adjust their capex budgets for 2010 at their...

SPIL approves NT$21 billion for 2010 capex

Stockwatch - Jun 25, 13:43

The board of directors of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has approved plans to budget NT$21 billion (US$652 million) in capex for 2010, according to a company filing with...

TSMC 2010 capex may exceed planned US$4.8 billion, says chairman

Jun 25, 11:59

Capex spending has been gaining momentum at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) recently, and total spending may surpass the company's budget of US$4.8 billion projected...

Morris Chang

IC testing firm Sigurd revises 2010 capex, to expand capacity

Jun 22, 16:54

Sigurd Microelectronics has budgeted NT$2.94 billion (US$92 million) in capex to boost its production capacity in 2010, chairman Sidney Huang said during the company's recent shareholders...

Nanya PCB to expand FC substrate capacity by 30%

Jun 22, 12:13

Nanya PCB (NPC) has announced plans to boost its monthly output of flip-chip (FC) substrates to 40 million units by the end of 2010, up from the current level of 30 million units...

SPIL to raise 2010 capex budget for copper wire bonding equipment procurement

Jun 17, 10:30

Chip packaging house Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will raise 2010 capex budget by at least 30% from US$450 million to about US$585 million due to increased procurement...

TSMC Chang more upbeat on 2010 chip growth

Jun 15, 17:03

Morris Chang, chairman and CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has again raised his forecast for chip market growth in 2010. Speaking at a shareholders meeting...

ASE raises 2010 capex

Jun 15, 11:52

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has decided to boost its 2010 capex to US$600-700 million from US$450-500 million it earlier planned, said company COO Tien Wu at a recent...

DRAM maker Inotera to migrate to 42nm process in September

May 28, 10:29

DRAM maker Inotera Memories plans to migrate to a 42nm process in September 2010, two months ahead of its original schedule, according to company chairman Jih Lien. Lien also confirmed...

Inotera HQ

ASE breaks ground for new factory in Kaohsiung

May 27, 11:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has begun construction of a new factory (K12) in Kaohsiung, which is scheduled for completion in November 2011, according to the company....

ASE groundbreaking ceremony for new factory at Kaohsiung plant

Nanya, Inotera said to raise 2010 capex again

May 24, 14:25

DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories are planning to raise their capex again this year to come close to a combined total of NT$100 billion (US$3.1 billion), according...

PTI to raise 2010 capex for capacity ramp

May 21, 14:16

Powertech Technology (PTI) has said it is mulling plans to revise upward its capex budget for 2010 to NT$10-12 billion (US$31.19-38.63 million) in order to ramp up its capacity. The...

Inotera buys US$177 million worth of equipment from ASML

Stockwatch - May 20, 15:03

Inotera Memory, a DRAM-manufacturing joint venture between Micron Technology and Nanya Technology, recently announced three separate purchases totaling around NT$5.69 billion (US$177...

PTTC to raise NT$60 million for capacity ramp

May 19, 15:15

Protective component maker Polytronics Technology Corporation (PTTC) will raise NT$60 million (US$1.88 million) through a capital expansion project to raise its production capacity...

Wild semiconductor thin film equipment market in 2009, says The Information Network

May 19, 10:14

The film deposition equipment market for chip manufacturing was down 38% in 2009, but on a sector-by-sector basis, sales dropped between 8.7% to 71.7%, according to The Information...

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