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  • Last update: Monday 5 June 2017 [163 news items]

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...

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
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    Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC Edition graphics card

    Measuring 17cm in length, the GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC Edition is designed for building compact gaming PC or HTPC powered by the latest Pascal GPU. Equipped with three pure copper heat...

    Photo: Company, Jul 14.

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    KLA-Tencor VisEdge CV300R-EP

    KLA-Tencor has announced the latest addition to its VisEdge family of wafer edge inspection and metrology systems. The VisEdge CV300R-EP introduces two edge-metrology capabilities...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

  • Thermaltake+SlimX3+CPU+cooler

    Thermaltake SlimX3 CPU cooler

    Thermaltake has launched its new CPU cooler, the Thermaltake SlimX3, targeting home theater PC users. The SlimX3 adopts two copper heatpipes with an aluminum fins/base combination...

    Photo: Company, Apr 12.

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    Applied Reflexion GT

    Applied Materials has launched its Applied Reflexion GT system for advanced metal CMP applications. Key to the new system is its dual-mode architecture, enabling two wafers to be...

    Photo: Company, Dec 4.

  • LG+Display+full+HD+3D+LCD+panel

    LG Display full HD 3D LCD panel

    LG Display has introduced a 3D LCD panel boasting full HD resolution. The panel is a 23-inch 3D monitor LCD panel for use with shutter glasses, and it is able to reproduce both 2D...

    Photo: Company, Dec 4.

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