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Samsung 2010 chip capex hints at upcoming boom in PCs, say Taiwan DRAM makers

May 18, 15:04

Samsung Electronics' recently-unveiled capex plans for its memory-chip business in 2010 suggest that the memory chip vendor has foreseen a return to boom times in the PC sector, according...

Backend supplier UTAC running at full capacity, says CEO

May 13, 16:58

United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC) has seen its plants in Singapore, Shanghai (China) and Thailand reach full capacity, according to company CEO Lee Joon Chung. Meanwhile, its...

Quartz component maker TXC sets 2010 capex budget at NT$1.64 billion

May 13, 13:50

Quartz component maker TXC plans to invest up to NT$1.64 billion (US$51.74 million) in 2010 to ramp up its capacity, according to company president Peter Lin.

IC and LED backend service provider Youngtek raises capex budget for 2010

May 12, 17:06

IC and LED backend service provider Youngtek Electronics has decided to raise its capex budget for 2010 to NT$820 million (US$25.93 million) from the NT$600-650 million as originally...

Elpida profits for fiscal 2009 higher than expected

May 12, 16:47

Elpida Memory saw its net income for the year ended March 31, 2010 reach 3.1 billion yen (US$33 million), higher than its preliminary estimate of two billion yen. Consolidated revenues...

Chilisin to double inductor capacity by end of June

May 12, 16:05

Inductor maker Chilisin Electronics has set aside a capex budget of NT$600 million (US$18.97 million) for capacity ramps in 2010, according to the company.

TSMC board approves US$1.65 billion for capacity expansion

May 12, 11:47

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved plans to allocate US$1.65 billion, including US$210 million for construction of a new chip...

TSMC likely to lift 2010 capex, says paper

Newswatch - May 11, 14:38

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will approve a budget for the construction its third 12-inch fab at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP)...

Inotera buys equipment from ASML

Stockwatch - May 6, 13:56

DRAM maker Inotera Memories has reported the purchase of NT$5.934 billion (US$188.8 million) worth of semiconductor equipment from lithography equipment vendor ASML, according to...

AUO to issue US$800 million overseas convertible bonds

May 3, 15:18

The board of directors of AU Optronics (AUO) has decided to issue overseas convertible bonds of US$800 million.

Inotera posts loss in 1Q10

Apr 14, 10:42

Inotera Memories has reported net losses of NT$1.56 billion (US$49.52 million), or NT$0.36 per share, for the first quarter of 2010, mostly due to production losses incurred from...

Walton finalizes LCM plant purchasing plan; boosts capex budget for 2010

Newswatch - Apr 9, 16:31

The board of directors of memory packaging and testing house Walton Advanced Engineering (WAE) has approved plans to buy an LCD module (LCM) plant from HannStar Display for NT$415...

TXC to ramp up TCXO output in 2010

Mar 26, 16:30

Quartz component maker TXC has stated that it will focus more on the production of high-end temperature compensated crystal oscillators (TCXOs) in 2010, with plans to ramp up its...

Taiwan market: FET sets 2010 capex at NT$8.9 billion mainly for 3G, WiMAX infrastructure

Mar 25, 15:58

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has set aside a capex budget of NT$8.9 billion (US$278 million) for 2010 mainly for continued construction of 3G and WiMAX infrastructure, company...

DRAM industry now in three-year cycle of profitability, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 24, 14:33

DRAMeXchange believes the DRAM industry has entered its profitable years following unprofitable 2007-2009. The research firm in its recent research report pointed out a combination...

CMO, Innolux, TPO complete merger

Mar 19, 16:13

Chimei Innolux Corporation (CIC) - the entity merging Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), Innolux Display and TPO Displays - was officially established on March 18, with Hsing C Tuan,...

Wafer tester Ardentec to double capex in 2010

Mar 17, 14:04

Ardentec has revealed plans to budget a capex of NT$1.5 billion (US$47.18 million) for 2010, an almost 100% rise from NT$780 million allocated last year. The test company is seeing...

Walton to add capacity, employees in 2010 to satisfy DDR3 testing demand

Mar 17, 12:00

Walton Advanced Engineering (WAE) is mulling plans to expand its existing facility and revise upward its capex for 2010, having seen strong orders mainly for DDR3 memory testing,...

Samsung executive among speakers at GSA Memory Conference

Newswatch - Mar 15, 12:03

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) has announced the roster of speakers and companies that will make presentations at the GSA Memory Conference to be held in Taipei on March...

Delta profit rises in 2009 despite revenues drop

Mar 15, 10:40

Delta Electronics has announced a net profit of NT$11.66 billion (US$366.78 million) for 2009, rising 13.71% on year, although revenues last year dropped 12% to NT$125.5 billion.

Taiwan market: WiMAX operator Vmax sets 2010 capex at NT$1.5 billion

Mar 10, 12:33

Taiwan-based WiMAX operator Vmax Telecom plans to invest NT$1.5 billion (US$47 million) to expand its infrastructure in the Taipei metropolitan area in 2010, according to the company...

DRAM maker PSC says 2010 capex to top NT$10 billion

Mar 10, 11:56

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), Taiwan's second-largest DRAM maker in 2009 by revenues, has set a capex goal of NT$10-11 billion (US$315-346 million) for 2010, according...

Fab spending heads for 88% growth in 2010, says SEMI

Mar 5, 14:20

Spending on worldwide fab projects, including construction, facilities and equipping, in 2010 could grow by 88% over 2009 levels, according to SEMI. The industry association previously...

Nanya to ramp 12-inch output to 50,000 wafers by year-end 2010

Mar 4, 11:50

Nanya Technology plans to ramp up wafer starts at its 12-inch fab from the current 30,000 units to 50,000 units by year-end 2010, according to Jih Lien, president of Taiwan's largest...

Southern Taiwan Science Park revenues to reach NT$600 billion in 2010

Mar 1, 09:54

Revenues of the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) are expected to reach NT$550-600 billion (US$17.13-18.69 billion) in 2010 amid Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC),...

IC substrate maker Kinsus expects 2010 capex to reach NT$1.5 billion

Feb 25, 14:02

IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology expects its capex for 2010 to reach NT$1.5 billion (US$46.8 million), up from NT$800 million in 2009. The company also revealed that...

Top-10 spenders to represent 66% of capital outlay in chip industry, says IC Insights

Feb 24, 14:58

The top-10 semiconductor industry capital spenders are forecast to represent two-thirds of the total outlay in 2010, according to IC Insights. The 66% share for the year would be...

TSMC spends almost NT$4 billion during Lunar break

Stockwatch - Feb 22, 14:41

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced separate equipment purchases totaling around NT$3.85 billion (US$120 million) from Lam Research, Tokyo Electron, ASML,...

Amkor to boost 1Q10 capex

Feb 12, 15:00

Amkor Technology has said it plans to allocate a capex of US$100-125 million for the first quarter of 2010, a significant rise compared to US$69 million spent a year ago. The figure...

SMIC to raise 2010 capex, eyes return to profitability

Feb 11, 12:02

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC), China's top foundry chipmaker, has set a capex budget of US$330 million for 2010 compared to US$189.6 million last year....

UMC sees January sales fall over 7%

Feb 9, 17:00

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$8.6 billion (US$268 million) for January 2010, up 172.77% from NT$3.15 billion a year ago....

ASE sees profit growth in 2009; beats 4Q09 guidance

Feb 5, 16:23

Chip packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported net income of NT$6.74 billion (US$210 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$85.77 billion...

Equipment lead-time constraints good for DRAM industry, says PTI chairman

Feb 5, 10:30

With delivery lead times for immersion scanners extending, supply from upstream DRAM makers will not grow substantially until the fourth quarter of 2010, according to DK Tsai, chairman...

PTI chairman DK Tsai

PTI meets 4Q09 guidance; sets 2010 capex at NT$9 billion

Feb 4, 16:47

Memory packaging and testing service provider Powertech Technology (PTI) has posted fourth-quarter 2009 sales of NT$8.74 billion (US$273 million) and net income of NT$1.68 billion,...

Global IC packaging and testing industry looks to double-digit growth in 2010, says SPIL chairman

Feb 4, 12:26

The global IC packaging and testing industry is expected to grow by a double-digit rate in 2010, according to Bough Lin, chairman of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL). In line...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin
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