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ASE orders equipment from UIS

Stockwatch - Nov 20, 10:28

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from cleanroom constructor United Information Systems (UIS) for about NT$383...

TSMC orders NT$2.72 billion of equipment

Stockwatch - Nov 18, 21:14

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from NuFlare Technology, Ultratech and Ebara for...

TSMC Solar sells CIGS equipment

Nov 13, 14:38

TSMC Solar has sold its production equipment to Gold Sun Technology, a Taiwan-based supplier of LED and PV materials and trader of secondhand LED and PV equipment, at NT$505 million...

Hiwin lands robot orders from wafer equipment supplier

Nov 11, 11:45

Precision motion mechanical component maker Hiwin Technologies has obtained orders for more than 200 robots used in semiconductor wafer production lines from a Taiwan-based supplier...

Asian semiconductor equipment suppliers to lose market share in 2015, says Information Network

Nov 6, 10:53

Asia-based semiconductor equipment makers will see their combined share of the global equipment sales shrink in 2015, according to the Information Network.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan server revenues to rise 4.7% in 2015; global server shipments to drop 6.3%

Oct 20, 12:18

Taiwan's revenues for server motherboards, servers, storage devices and related network equipment are expected to rise 4.7% on year to reach NT$494.3 billion (US$15.28 billion) in...

Innolux spends NT$1.49 billion on manufacturing equipment

Stockwatch - Oct 15, 14:51

Innolux has spent NT$1.49 billion (US$45.91 million) to acquire manufacturing equipment from Ulvac and Applied Materials South East Asia, according to a company post on the Taiwan...

Equipment maker Mirle revenues hit 33-month high in September

Newswatch - Oct 13, 23:04

LCD panel equipment specialist Mirle Automation saw its revenues grow 7.3% on month and 34% on year to a 33-month high of NT$745 million (US$22.95 million) in September.

Global communications equipment and services revenues for electric vehicle charging networks expected to exceed US$709 million in 2024, says firm

Oct 5, 15:03

Over the next decade, the growing base of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and government efforts to encourage their adoption are expected to support millions of connected charging...

Equipment vendors launch cost-saving programs for clients looking to migrate to 10nm

Sep 25, 15:05

Semiconductor equipment companies including Applied Materials, ASML and Lam Research have launched refurbish and spare parts programs to help their clients save manufacturing costs...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts August book-to-bill ratio of 1.06

Sep 21, 15:45

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.67 billion in orders worldwide in August 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.06,...

Market for connected patient monitoring equipment to grow at a 21% CAGR, driven by regulations and aging populations, says firm

Sep 17, 14:18

New market forecasts from ABI Research show that the connected hospital patient monitoring equipment market consisting primarily of blood pressure monitors, pulse oximeters, and electrocardiogram...

Global 2Q15 semiconductor equipment billings reach US$9.4 billion, says SEMI

Sep 15, 15:12

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$9.4 billion in the second quarter of 2015.

Chunghwa Telecom procures 3G network equipment from Nokia

Stockwatch - Sep 14, 13:57

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has procured 3G base stations and network devices worth NT$834 million (US$25.5 million) in total from Nokia Solutions and Networks, according to the company...

Equipment spending slows but still positive in 2015 and 2016, says SEMI

Sep 10, 15:44

Front-end fab equipment spending (including new, used, and in-house) is projected to increase 5% in 2015 to US$37 billion, and rise another 6.6% in 2016 to US$39.4 billion, according...

BOE to purchase 6G flexible OLED production equipment, says report

Aug 28, 13:56

BOE will purchase flexible OLED production equipment for 6G facilities from makers in Korea and Japan, with an intent to produce similar displays as LG Display, according to a report...

Semiconductor equipment suppliers brace for layoffs

Aug 28, 10:31

Layoffs could hit the global semiconductor equipment industry later in 2015, with some players considering cutting 10-15% of their workforce, according to industry sources.

AUO spends NT$3.62 billion to acquire equipment from Marubeni

Stockwatch - Aug 24, 22:04

Taiwan-based panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced it has spent NT$3.62 billion (US$109.71) to acquire panel manufacturing equipment from Japan-based Marubeni, according to...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts July book-to-bill ratio of 1.02, says SEMI

Aug 21, 14:46

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.59 billion in orders worldwide in July 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.02,...

AUO spends NT$1.57 billion to acquire LCD display manufacturing equipment

Stockwatch - Aug 20, 15:28

AUO has spent NT$1.57 billion (US$48.39 million) to acquire equipment for manufacturing LCD displays from Screen Finetech Solutions and ULVAC, according to a company filing with the...

Catcher sees healthy CNC machine industry for next 1-2 years

Aug 7, 12:11

Responding to market watchers' concerns about CNC equipment demand as Japan-based CNC equipment maker Fanuc has recently announced poor financial performance, Catcher Technology chairman...

Semi equipment maker Acter posts strong earnings for 2Q15

Newswatch - Aug 3, 14:45

Semiconductor equipment supplier Acter has reported net profits of NT$154 million (US$4.87 million) for the second quarter of 2015, up 36% sequentially and 188% on year. EPS for the...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts June book-to-bill ratio of 0.98, says SEMI

Jul 22, 14:35

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.51 billion in orders worldwide in June 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.98,...

PERC solar cell equipment in short supply, say Taiwan makers

Jul 20, 09:59

As Taiwan- and China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have adopted a PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) process to hike energy conversion rates, PERC equipment is...

BOE to receive new OLED equipment from Korea makers in 2H15

Newswatch - Jul 15, 15:58

China panel maker BOE's subsidiary Xinihua will reportedly receive an increase in OLED equipment from Korea-based STI in the second half of 2015, according to Korea media reoprts.

Chip equipment spending to continue growth through 2016, says SEMI

Jul 15, 15:17

SEMI has forecast that the total semiconductor equipment market will grow 7% in 2015 reaching US$40.2 billion, and expand another 4% to US$41.8 billion in 2016. Following strong growth...

IC equipment supplier Scientech June revenues up

Jul 10, 15:42

Scientech saw its June revenues hike 123.2% from a year earlier to NT$333 million (US$10.7 million). Revenues totaled NT$1.33 billion for the first six months of 2015, rising 11.1%...

Equipment maker Foxsemicon to debut on TSE

Jul 8, 20:23

Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, an equipment-making affiliate of the Foxconn Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry), expects to debut on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) as early as...

PV equipment book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in 1Q15, says SEMI

Jun 23, 14:36

SEMI has reported that for the quarter ending March 31, 2015, the worldwide photovoltaic manufacturing equipment book-to-bill ratio remained below parity at 0.88.

Catcher subsidiary to acquire equipment from China-based Jingdiao

Stockwatch - Jun 22, 23:39

Catcher Technology has announced that its subsidiary in Suqian, China has acquired equipment from China-based Beijing Jingdiao, according to a company's post on Taiwan Stock Exchange...

IC-equipment supplier Scientech sees May sales fall

Jun 10, 15:51

Taiwan-based Scientech has reported May revenues decreased 16% sequentially to NT$149 million (US$4.8 million), due to deferred shipments at the request of some customers.

Global 1Q15 semiconductor equipment billings decrease 6%, says SEMI

Jun 10, 13:42

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings decreased 6% on year to US$9.52 billion in the first quarter of 2015, according to SEMI. The billings figure is 7% higher...

Fab equipment growth continues into 2015, says SEMI

Jun 5, 15:45

Semiconductor fab equipment spending is expected to increase 11% to US$38.7 billion in 2015, and grow another 5% to US$40.7 billion in 2016, according to SEMI.

Gold Choice Electric Technology steps into SiC crystal-growing equipment

Jun 3, 20:54

Power supply, rectifier and tester maker Gold Choice Electric Technology has stepped into producing silicon carbide (SiC) crystal-growing equipment, according to the company.

Flat panel display equipment spending forecast to reach US$9 billion in 2015, says IHS

May 29, 15:36

Revenues for flat panel display (FPD) manufacturing equipment are expected to grow for the third consecutive year to reach US$9.1 billion in 2015, according to IHS. This level of...

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    Foxconn green-tunnel datacenter

    Foxconn has unveiled its fourth-generation eco-friendly industrial park in Guiyang, China featuring a green-tunnel datacenter and facilities for food safety testing, development of...

    Photo: Ninelu Tu, DIGITIMES, Jul 11.

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    Lantiq GEMINAX XXS V3 chipset

    Lantiq has announced its latest generation chipset for ADSL linecards. Implemented in 65nm process technology, the new GEMINAX XXS V3 chipset offers high-level integration with...

    Photo: Company, Dec 8.

  • FormFactor+300mm+full%2Dwafer+test+solution+for+DRAM

    FormFactor 300mm full-wafer test solution for DRAM

    FormFactor has introduced its next-generation 300mm (12-inch) full-wafer-contact probe card for DRAM devices - the SmartMatrix 100 probe solution. Incorporating a proprietary probe...

    Photo: Company, Dec 11.

  • Transcend+64GB+CompactFlash+card

    Transcend 64GB CompactFlash card

    Transcend Information has introduced high-capacity 400X CompactFlash cards with capacities ranging up to 64GB. The new 400X CF cards delivers fast transfer rates of up to 90MB/s...

    Photo: Company, Nov 26.

  • Applied+HCT+Diamond+Squarer+for+solar+wafers+

    Applied HCT Diamond Squarer for solar wafers

    Applied Materials has introduced ts new HCT Diamond Squarer system, which can reduce the cost of squaring silicon ingots by up to one-third while offering at least twice the cutting...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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