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Quake-hit facilities to resume production by end-May, says Sony

May 16, 15:09

Sony's sensor production was affected by earthquakes on April 14, 2016 and subsequent earthquakes in Japan's Kumamoto region, but is set to resume operations by the end of May, according...

ASE, SPIL say supply not affected by Japan quake

Apr 19, 14:45

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have said their supply chains will not be affected by two major earthquakes that...

Sony halts production in Kumamoto due to quake

Apr 18, 22:02

Sony has issued a statement disclosing its manufacturing sites in the Kumamoto region which have been affected by the earthquake of April 14 and subsequent earthquakes.

MediaTek shipments unlikely to rebound until May or June

Mar 31, 08:56

MediaTek's shipments are still affected partially by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) wafer delivery delays caused by an earthquake that hit southern Taiwan in...

NEC to test earthquake early warning system in Taiwan

Mar 10, 11:35

Japan-based NEC will begin field testing of its in-house-developed earthquake early warning system in Taiwan through cooperation with Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) in September...

NCREE promoting measures to minimize earthquake impact

Mar 4, 15:39

The National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE) under Taiwan's National Applied Research Laboratories is promoting three measures to minimize the impact of earthquakes:...

Taiwan earthquake causing aftershocks in LCD panel market

Mar 3, 16:44

With Taiwan LCD panel maker Innolux experiencing damage on production equipment producing 39.5-inch TV applications, some customers are shifting their orders to 40- and 43-inch panels,...

Taiwan earthquake may lead to price fluctuations in TV panel market

Innolux fully restores production at 8 factories in STSP

Feb 23, 14:40

Innolux on February 22 announced the complete restoration of production at eight factories at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) which were hit by a large earthquake on February...

TSMC cuts 1Q16 margin guidance due to quake

Feb 18, 16:13

TSMC has lowered its margin guidance for the first quarter of 2016, due to the impact of the earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on February 6.

Impact of earthquake on TSMC larger than originally expected

Feb 15, 10:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on February 6 estimated wafer shipments in the first quarter of 2016 would decrease less than 1% due to the impact of a large earthquake...

Earthquake hits key Taiwan Science Park

Feb 6, 14:29

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 hit Southern Taiwan on February 6 and several semiconductor, optoelectronic and photovoltaic players at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP)...

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Innolux production base hit by earthquake

Feb 6, 13:02

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 shook southern Taiwan, the main production base of LCD panel maker Innolux. The company stated that after the quake hit at 4:00am on February 6,...

Taiwan chipmakers unaffected by earthquake

Apr 21, 15:56

Taiwan-based chipmakers including foundries TSMC and UMC, and IC packager ASE have said that their operations have not been affected by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the...

AUO, Innolux not affected by Taiwan earthquake

Apr 20, 15:25

After witnessing a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Taiwan on the morning of April 20 that shook most of the island including main panel production areas, panel makers including AU Optronics...

Taiwan ODM factories in western China unaffected by earthquake

Apr 22, 10:39

Four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, have indicated that their factories in Chongqing and Chengdu, western China, were not affected...

AUO sees drop in July revenue due to earthquake, says company

Aug 10, 12:40

AU Optronics (AUO) has said an earthquake in Taiwan affected its July revenue by causing one of its 6G LCD panel plants to stop for 3-5 days.

Asustek outsources motherboard orders to Cal-Comp Electronics

Dec 20, 01:10

Asustek Computer has recently added Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics, an affiliate of Compal Electronics, as its motherboard manufacturing partner and is expected to outsource 5-6...

Global HDD shipments to grow only 3% sequentially in 3Q11

Sep 27, 01:10

Global hard disc drive (HDD) shipments are expected to grow slightly by 3% in the third quarter, up from 165 million units in the second, while shipments in the fourth quarter are...

Quanta announces 2Q11 results; expects strong growth for cloud computing products

Sep 1, 01:25

Quanta Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$274.39 billion (US$9.47 billion) for the second quarter, up 9.1% on quarter, but down 7% on year, while gross margin also...

Sony expects ILC shipments to grow 15-20% on year in 2011

Aug 25, 01:40

Sony expects its interchangeable-lens camera (ILC) shipments to grow 15-20% on year in 2011, helping its share in the global ILC market to surpass 15%.

China rare earth export controls to increases hard drive prices by 5-10%

Aug 18, 01:35

The China government's export control policy for rare earth elements, a key material for hard drive's, will increase ASPs in the retail channel by 5-10% as hard drive makers are facing...

External hard drive shipments in 2011 unlikely to meet targets

Jul 28, 01:25

Players in the external hard drive industry originally expected to see more than 100% growth on year in 2011, but may not be able to achieve growth as strong as expected due to serious...

Panasonic outsources small volume of DSC production to Foxconn in 2H11

Jul 19, 01:35

Facing pressure from dropping prices and competition of smartphones and DSLR cameras, digital still camera (DSC) brand vendor Panasonic has outsourced a small volume of its DSC orders...

Taiwan notebook ODMs see slight sequential shipment growth in 2Q11

Jul 5, 01:30

Taiwan-based notebook makers, facing an impact from Japan's earthquake, competition from tablet vendors and the fact brand vendor significantly cleared inventory, saw their notebook...

Japan earthquake continues to inflate analog IC prices, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 1, 10:08

Supply disruptions spurred by the Japan earthquake are continuing to cause pricing increases for general-purpose analog components that are used in most types of electronic equipment...

Optical drive shipments expected to grow 5-10% sequentially in 3Q11

Jun 21, 01:20

Taiwan-based optical drive maker Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage expect their shipments in the third quarter will only grow as high as 5-10% due to the unclear order visibility despite...

Digital camera chassis maker AVY expects flat performance in 2011

Jun 16, 01:30

Taiwan-based digital camera chassis maker AVY Precision, facing downstream clients demanding price cuts, and a supply shortage of LCD panels and lenses, expects its revenues and profits...

Global hard drive shipments to grow 15-20% sequentially in 3Q11, estimates Min Aik

Jun 14, 01:30

Taiwan-based hard drive component maker Min Aik Technology, calculated from its orders, has estimated that global hard drive shipments will grow 15-20% sequentially in the third quarter...

Taiwan market: Digital camera sales to increase 10% on year in 2011

Jun 9, 01:30

Taiwan's digital camera sales in 2011 are expected to increase 10% on year, up from around one million units in 2010 with Sony and Canon both aiming to become the leader of Taiwan's...

Demand for aluminum capacitors remains strong 2 months after Japan earthquake

Jun 1, 13:59

Demand for aluminum capacitors has remained strong recently although not as high as the levels recorded in April after the March 11 earthquake in Japan. Some Taiwan makers will continue...

In odd twist, Japan earthquake delivers price stability for large LCDs, says IHS iSuppli

May 19, 14:41

In a strange turn of events, the Japan disaster has caused prices of large-size liquid crystal display (LCD) panels for some applications to rise and for others to decline slightly,...

Thinking shipping protective components to Apple, say sources

May 19, 11:07

Thinking Electronic, which mainly makes protective components for power supplies, reportedly has landed windfall orders from Apple after the Japan earthquake with shipments beginning...

HP places strong notebook orders in May and June

May 17, 01:10

First-tier notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently notified its upstream component partners that its component shortage issues have already been resolved with its...

Shortage of smartphone and tablet PC components emerging

May 12, 01:20

Despite both upstream and downstream PC and smartphone players claiming to have not seen any component shortages and that they will see normal supplies until the end of May 2011,...

Supply chain may not be able to satisfy demand from Apple

May 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly facing a shortage of both labor and materials at its plants...

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