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ASE grabs copper wirebonding orders from second-tier players

Nov 24, 01:10

With Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) quickly catching up with Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) in copper wirebonding, ASE is currently attempting to win orders over second-tier...

CCL makers post mixed results for October

Nov 9, 10:50

CCL (copper clad laminate) maker Iteq has registered NT$1.67 billion (US$55.3 million) in October consolidated revenues, up 1.8% from September. Fellow company Elite Materials (EMC)...

Co-Tech October revenues down 11.5% on-month

Nov 5, 01:45

Copper foil maker Co-Tech has posted revenues of NT$478 million (US$15.8 million) for October 2010, down 11.5% sequentially. But revenues were up 30% from a year ago.

Prices for copper foil up 5% in November

Nov 4, 01:15

Prices for copper foil, a raw material for making copper clad laminates (CCL), have hiked 5% in November 2010 to reflect rising copper costs, according to industry sources. Meanwhile,...

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...

CCL maker Iteq reports self-evaluated 3Q10 results

Oct 20, 01:10

Copper clad laminate (CCL) maker Iteq has reported third-quarter revenues of NT$5.36 billion (US$173.69 billion), down 5% sequentially. Pre-tax profit fell to NT$497 million or NT$5.75...

Co-Tech expecting copper foil shipments decline in 4Q10

Oct 18, 14:53

Co-Tech Copper Foil expects its revenues to be lower than expected in the fourth quarter of 2010 due to a decline in shipments of its copper foils in October and unclear order visibility...

Taiwan component makers under pressure of increased costs due to rising copper prices

Oct 13, 16:00

As London Metal Exchange (LME) quotes for copper have risen to US$8,290/ton, the highest since July 2008, plus labor costs in China are rising, Taiwan-based makers of electronic connectors...

CCL makers 4Q10 profit to fall due to copper foil price hike and weak high-season demand

Oct 13, 01:15

Copper clad laminate (CCL) makers could see fourth-quarter 2010 profits contract due to an increase in copper foil quotes, which rose 3-5% in September and another 5% in October....

ASE and SPIL likely to see 1Q11 profits halve, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 12, 14:29

Major chip packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) are likely to see their profits for the first quarter of 2011 halve from...

IC back-end firms 4Q10 gross margins likely hurt by strong NT dollar, rising material costs

Oct 5, 14:08

Soaring gold and copper prices, as well as losses resulting from the appreciation of the NT dollar, are likely to affect packaging and testing firms' gross margins in the fourth quarter...

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...

Copper foil supply may fall short of demand in the next two years, says Co-Tech president

Sep 28, 01:40

Supply of copper foils will likely fall short of demand in 2011 and 2012, being constrained by major makers' relatively conservative expansion plans, according to Tony Ke, president...

Co-Tech ramping up production of thin copper foils

Sep 24, 12:07

Taiwan-based Co-Tech Copper Foil expects its production of thin copper foils of below 0.5 oz will account for 62% of its total output in October 2010 compared to 57-58% currently.

Co-Tech Copper chairman Chen Chung Hsing

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...

Greatek expects revenues to peak in September-November period

Aug 5, 15:33

Chip packaging and testing house Greatek Electronics, which mainly focuses on the consumer electronics segment, expects monthly revenues to top NT$10 billion (US$314 million) between...

SPIL on copper wirebonder buying spree

Jul 29, 13:12

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has revealed that another 600 copper wirebonders will be installed at its production sites in China and Taiwan during the third quarter. Total...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Co-Tech to install facilities to produce copper foil for car-use lithium batteries

Jul 9, 11:16

Taiwan-based Co-Tech Copper Foil plans to venture into the production of copper foil for car-use lithium batteries and will install needed facilities in the first quarter of 2011,...

Copper foil and CCL prices likely to drop in July

Jul 5, 14:12

Prices of copper foil and copper clad laminates (CCLs) are expected to drift lower in July 2010 due to a decline in copper prices on the international market, according to industry...

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...

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...

CCL makers to ramp up capacity in 2H10

May 19, 14:59

Most Taiwan-based CCL (copper clad laminate) makers, including Elite Materials (EMC), Nanya Plastics, Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) and Iteq, are running at full capacity at the moment...

Chip packagers reportedly to raise quotes on gold costs

May 19, 11:44

Higher gold prices have prompted chip packaging houses to consider transferring rising material costs to customers. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) started adjusting quotes...

Copper foil prices likely to drop in June, say sources

May 18, 14:51

Prices for copper foil, the raw material of copper clad laminates (CCL), are likely to drop 3-4% in June due to recent weakening copper prices, according to industry sources in Tai...

Backend supplier UTAC says sales of copper wirebonding process growing

May 18, 11:48

United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC) has seen sales generated from copper wire bonding account for 20% of its total revenues, according to company CEO Lee Joon Chung. Apart from...

Copper foil maker Co-Tech looks to ship 15,000 tons of copper foils in 2010, says chairman

May 13, 14:57

Taiwan-based Co-Tech Copper Foil expects its sales of copper foil to top 15,000 metric tons in 2010, increasing 25% from the 12,000 tons shipped in 2009, according to company chairman...

Co-Tech developing copper foils for electric car batteries

May 11, 16:54

Co-Tech is developing copper foils used in lithium batteries for electric cars, with samples expected to deliver later in the second quarter, according to company chairman Chung-Hsiung...

PC component makers increasing quotes to handle rising copper prices

May 4, 13:45

Taiwan-based makers of PC cables, power supplies and cooling modules have upwardly adjusted quotes to notebook makers to reflect increased material cost as the international copper...

ASE expects higher shipments, gross margin in 2Q10

May 3, 15:48

Chip packaging and testing company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects shipments to grow by 11-13% sequentially in the second quarter of 2010, driven particularly by...

ASE 1Q10 earnings beat market expectations

Apr 30, 16:56

Chip packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced net profits of NT$3.395 billion (US$108 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$37.555 billion...

SPIL posts weaker-than-expected 1Q10 results

Apr 29, 11:11

Chip packaging and testing house Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw net profits for the first quarter of 2010 decline 60% sequentially to NT$1.51 billion (US$48.31 million)...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Copper interconnect explosion continues, says The Information Network

Apr 16, 10:28

The long awaited transition to copper interconnects for memory devices skyrocketed in 2009, and will impact nearly every sector of the semiconductor equipment market into 2011, according...

ASE 1Q10 revenues up on quarter, but SPIL down

Apr 8, 10:21

Chip packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues for the first quarter rose 42.8% sequentially to NT$37.56 billion. Meanwhile,...

Notebook power supply and cooling module makers plan to increase price

Apr 1, 11:56

Makers of notebook power supplies and cooling modules are preparing to increase their quotes as the rising labor costs in China as well as increasing copper prices are impacting their...

Co-Tech may raise copper foil prices in March 2010 on strong demand

Mar 3, 16:47

Copper foil supplier Co-Tech is running at high utilization rates and has received orders for April 2010. The company said it may raise quotes for copper foil in March. The average...

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