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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

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...

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