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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...

Leadframe maker SDI to attract investment from material supplier

Mar 3, 14:51

Shuen Der Industry (SDI) has announced it plans to draw investment via private placement from Mitsubishi Shindoh, which produces copper strips for leadframes. The leadframe maker...

CCL quotes set to rise in March 2010, say sources

Feb 23, 16:43

Copper-clad laminate (CCL) quotes are likely to rise in March 2010 to reflect the rising price of copper, according to industry sources. The average copper price has topped US$7,400...

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,...

Greatek and TICP to step into copper-wire bonding in 2Q10

Feb 11, 14:58

With Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) aggressively ramping production on copper-wire bond processes, second-tier Taiwan-based IC...

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

SPIL stepping up pace of copper wirebonder purchases

Feb 1, 16:05

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), which falls behind Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) in copper-wire bonding processes, plans to add an additional 400-600 copper wire...

Survey highlights more IC suppliers consider switch to copper wire, says SEMI

Jan 28, 14:19

An increasing number of fabless chip companies and IDMs are considering copper wire for some new products, though a number of issues exist regarding this transition, according to...

Power cord maker Taiwan Line Tek sees gross margin impacted by rising copper prices

Jan 14, 15:48

Power cord maker Taiwan Line Tek Electronic has said it plans to transfer some of its rising costs, caused by a surge in global copper prices, onto its clients in order to maintain...

PCB material prices to rise

Jan 12, 12:13

Some PCB material suppliers have raised their prices while others are likely to follow suit soon, which is expected to impact PCB makers' profits in the first quarter of 2010, according...

Rising PCB material prices to impact PCB makers profits

CCL prices to rise after Lunar New Year

Jan 6, 14:30

The price of copper-clad laminates (CCLs) is likely to be raised after the Lunar New Year holidays as the average copper price has exceeded US$7,300 per ton and PCB demand remains...

Surging copper price to impact PCB supply chain

Dec 3, 14:56

Copper foil and copper-clad laminates (CCL) makers' profits in the fourth quarter of 2009 will be eroded since the average copper price per ton has topped US$7000, compared to US$6100-US$6700...

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STATS ChipPAC moves copper wire bonding process to volume production

Nov 25, 11:23

STATS ChipPAC has ramped production on its copper wire bonding process, joining rivals Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL).

ASE, SPIL speeding up copper wire bonding expansion

Nov 2, 16:34

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) plans to add an additional 2,000 copper wirebonders by the end of 2010, while Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will add 200-300 copper...

SPIL says 2010 capex to double

Oct 29, 11:57

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has set its capex budget for 2010 at NT$10 billion (US$307.7 million), doubling from NT$5.3 billion allocated for 2009, according to company...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

ASE and SPIL deny headhunting rumors

Oct 16, 12:23

Taiwan-based chip packaging houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have both come out to deny a Citi Investment Research report...

ASE 3Q09 gross margin expected to grow on more IDM outsourcing

Oct 8, 14:26

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is estimated to see its gross margin climb 3.3pp sequentially to 25% in the third quarter of 2009, in line with better revenue growth, according...

ASE ramping copper wire bonding output

Oct 1, 14:18

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has been ramping up its output utilizing a copper wire bonding process, with shipments of such ICs reaching over 50 million units in the past...

NPC hikes CCL quotes

Sep 15, 17:03

Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board (NPC) has raised its prices of copper-clad laminates (CCLs) to reflect the increased average copper price, according to industry sources.

CCL maker EMC raises product price by 10%

Sep 11, 16:48

Elite Material (EMC) has announced a 10% rise of copper-clad laminate (CCL) ASP for September to reflect increased copper prices. The average copper price has reached US$6,500 per...

Notebook power cord quotes to rise along with copper pricing in 2H09, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 7, 16:54

The price of notebook power cords is expected to rise 5-10% in the second half of 2009 as global copper prices continues to increase, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

FCCL maker Thinflex draws strategic investment from Arisawa

Aug 19, 16:58

Thinflex, a Taiwan-based maker of flexible copper clad laminates (FCCLs), has announced that Arisawa Manufacturing is looking to become its largest shareholder. The Japan-based material...

CCL makers see July revenues up on month

Aug 11, 15:50

Copper-clad laminate (CCL) makers Iteq, Elite Material (EMC) and Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) saw July 2009 consolidated revenues of NT$1.096 billion (US$33.5 million), a rise on...

CCL prices likely to increase in August

Copper foil prices likely to be raised by 2-3% in August

Jul 28, 11:55

Taiwan copper foil makers have said they may raise prices by 2-3% in August as the average copper price has hit another record of US$5,500 per ton. Taiwan copper-clad laminate (CCL)...

Copper price hits record high

CCL makers report mixed June results

Jul 9, 16:55

Copper clad laminate (CCL) makers Elite Material (EMC), Iteq and Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) have reported mixed revenue results for June, but all expect to see revenues grow sequentially...

Copper foil supplier Co-Tech to see profits in 2009 with stabilized ASP

Jun 12, 16:46

Taiwan-based copper foil supplier Co-Tech expects to swing to profits in 2009 since the price of copper foil has stabilized. The company aims to maintain 2008 shipments of 13,000...

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CCL makers see May revenues drop

Jun 8, 16:54

Taiwan-based copper-clad laminate (CCL) makers saw May revenues drop and expect further declines in June, as clients are starting seasonal inventory correction, industry sources sa...

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Taiwan copper foil makers to increase prices in June

Jun 3, 10:51

Taiwan copper foil makers are likely to raise their quotes in June and July to reflect the recent surge of copper pricing despite that PCB demand remains weak. Average copper prices...

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Taiwan maker Co-Tech hikes May quotes for copper foil by 5-10%

Apr 21, 17:04

Taiwan-based copper foil supplier Co-Tech has notified copper-clad laminate (CCL) customers that it will raise product prices in May by 5-10% and may further increase prices in June...

TSMC adopts Jordan Valley JVX 6200 for copper layer metrology

Apr 16, 10:13

Jordan Valley Semiconductors, a provider of semiconductor metrology solutions, recently announced that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has selected its JVX 6200...

Copper-clad laminate prices expected to rise again

Apr 15, 15:43

Nan Ya Plastics will likely adjust upward its copper-clad laminate (CCL) prices by the end of April as a result of rising commodity prices, according to industry sources. The leading...

Nan Ya Plastics to raise CCL prices

Apr 3, 16:17

Leading copper-clad laminate (CCL) maker Nan Ya Plastics is expected to raise thin laminate prices by 5% in April as prices of glass fabric and copper foil are rising. The price of...

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PCB makers increase CCL inventory

Newswatch - Mar 13, 16:51

Some PCB makers have begun building up copper-clad laminate (CCL) inventory levels and have signed long-term purchasing contracts with CCL makers as they believe the price of CCLs...

Micron and Elpida talk over joint technology development, but reach no consensus, Inotera executive says

Mar 4, 17:12

Michael Sadler, executive VP of Inotera Memories, has confirmed that Micron Technology had been in talks with Elpida Memory about technology co-development, but no consensus had been...

CCL makers EMC and Iteq mull raising inventory levels in response to material price hikes

Feb 24, 12:25

Taiwan-based copper-clad laminate (CCL) makers Elite Material (EMC) and Iteq, in view of rising component prices for copper and glass fabric, expect CCL prices to go up in March....

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