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LTE and AP markets driving RF power amplifier equipment and RF power semiconductor device sales for wireless infrastructure, says ABI Research

Mar 24, 14:25

Asia wireless infrastructure deployments, led by China, continue to be the main driver for the RF power amplifier and RF power semiconductor market in 2013 and beyond. Despite an...

Unused PV equipment in demand, say Taiwan makers

Mar 21, 16:47

Due to rebounding global demand, China- and Taiwan-based PV makers have been expanding production capacities, mainly by negotiating access to unused PV equipment, according to PV...

Semi material, equipment suppliers brace for strong sales

Mar 19, 11:45

Semiconductor material and equipment suppliers are poised for brisk sales in the months ahead, buoyed by a number of factors, including an upward revision of Taiwan Semiconductor...

Equipment maker Machvision see profits up 45% in 2013

Mar 12, 15:53

PCB equipment supplier Machvision has reported net profits of NT$205 million (US$6.77 million) for 2013, up 45.1% from a year earlier. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$5.37...

Fab equipment spending to rise 20-30% in 2014, says SEMI

Mar 6, 14:39

Semiconductor fab equipment spending is forecast to increase 20-30% in 2014, according to SEMI. The uptick to 30% depends on specific fab projects in the Europe/Mideast and Asia regions,...

Equipment supplier Csun to see revenues grow 5-10% in 1Q14

Feb 25, 21:58

PCB, LCD and semiconductor equipment supplier Csun Manufacturing is expected to see its revenues grow 5-10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014 despite the impact of seasonal...

TeraSolar Energy Materials sees booming orders for laser process equipment

Feb 25, 10:46

Taiwan-based TeraSolar Energy Materials has obtained significant orders for laser process equipment used in PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) and/or SE (selective emitter) manufacturing...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts January 2014 book-to-bill ratio of 1.04, says SEMI

Feb 24, 15:42

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.28 billion in orders in January 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.04, according...

Direct current power supply equipment for commercial buildings will reach US$2.8 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Feb 21, 11:07

Deployed in commercial buildings and campus microgrids, direct current (DC) power supply equipment reduces the number of required conversions between alternating current (AC) and...

China to account for more than 70% of FPD equipment spending over next 2 years, says DisplaySearch

Feb 7, 11:40

According to DisplaySearch, the vast majority of spending on flat panel display manufacturing equipment to expand production capacity is occurring in China, and the trend is likely...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.02 in December 2013, says SEMI

Jan 24, 14:56

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.38 billion in orders in December 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.02, according...

SerComm expects to ship 3 million PON units in 2014, says president

Jan 24, 11:06

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm shipped nearly two million units of PON (passive optical network) broadband equipment in 2013 and expects to ship three...

AsiaTree Global Technology promoting LED light automation equipment

Jan 17, 11:49

Taiwan-based AsiaTree Global Technology (AGT) has begun marketing its in-house-developed AT8000 series automated equipment for LED T8 light tubes, and will additionally offer the...

Powertec Energy raises funds for polysilicon factory

Jan 14, 20:11

Taiwan-based polysilicon maker Powertec Energy has raised an additional paid-in capital of NT$3.6 billion (US$120 million) and obtained syndicated loans of NT$4.8 billion to reach...

Semiconductor industry sees shift in spending trends, says SEMI

Jan 14, 12:01

Spending trends for the semiconductor industry have changed. Before 2009, capacity expansion corresponded closely to fab equipment spending. Now more money is spent on upgrading existing...

Chime Ball Technology shipping direct-imaging exposure lithography equipment

Jan 9, 15:41

PCB equipment supplier Chime Ball Technology, in cooperation with US-based Maskless Lithography, has delivered its newly developed direct-imaging (DI) exposure equipment to clients...

Thinking Electronic setting up varistor, CPTC thermistor production lines in China

Jan 9, 14:22

Taiwan-based passive component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial has completed building construction for its factory in central China and is installing varistor and CPTC (ceramic...

Equipment supplier Mirle braces for strong sales in 1H14

Jan 3, 13:47

Mirle Automation, which makes equipment for production of semiconductors and LCD panels, will see strong sales in the first half of 2014 as its order visibility has extended to the...

Orders for 4G base station equipment to buoy TXC 2014 sales

Dec 26, 12:04

As China's mobile telecom carriers will speed up establishment of TD-LTE (4G) networks in China, quartz component supplier TXC is expected to enjoy a pull-in of orders which will...

FET to procure 4G base station equipment

Dec 23, 14:08

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the six 4G mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, has made an open call for tenders for procurement of equipment for 7,000-8,000 4G...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.11 in November 2013, says SEMI

Dec 20, 12:08

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.24 billion in orders in November 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.11, according...

TPK defers equipment installation at joint venture factory

Dec 20, 10:18

TPK Holding has decided to defer the installation of production equipment at the chemically tempered glass factory of TPK Cando Solutions in central Taiwan due to weak demand for...

ASE starts moving production equipment at offending factories to other plants, say sources

Dec 16, 21:33

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has begun to move some of the production equipment installed at its K5, K7 and K11 factories to other plants, in order to mitigate the impact...

Global 3Q13 semiconductor equipment billings drop 16% on year, says SEMI

Dec 12, 22:04

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings declined 16% on year to US$ 7.65 billion in the third quarter of 2013, according to SEMI. The billings figure is 1% higher...

PCB equipment supplier Csun braces for strong sales in 1Q14

Dec 11, 14:43

PCB, FDP and semiconductor manufacturing equipment supplier Csun Manufacturing is expected to see its sales post significant sequential growth in the first quarter of 2014 buoyed...

PCB equipment supplier Machvision posts sequential revenue gains in November

Dec 3, 21:50

PCB equipment supplier Machvision has announced revenues of NT$38 million (US$1.28 million) for November, up 5.5% on month but down 6.3% on year. For the first 11 months of 2013,...

Semiconductor equipment sales to contract 13% in 2013, says SEMI

Dec 3, 14:41

Global sales for semiconductor equipment will contract 13.3% to US$32 billion in 2013, according to the latest forecast by SEMI.

Equipment suppliers Acter, Lumax set for strong 4Q13 results

Nov 22, 10:14

Cleanroom and turn-key equipment supplier Acter is set to see its fourth-quarter revenues reach the highest quarterly level for 2013, with orders booked on hand amounting to NT$6-7...

Most PCB equipment suppliers suffer decreased sales in October

Nov 8, 15:41

Most PCB manufacturing equipment suppliers including Machvision, Chime Ball Technology and Ampoc Far-East have all reported decreased sales for October due to a slowdown in capacity...

Chunghwa Telecom to procure NT$3.88 billion 3G equipment from NSN

Nov 7, 11:29

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), the largest mobile telecom carrier in Taiwan, has announced it will procure 3G equipment worth NT$3.88 billion (US$132 million) from Nokia Solutions and Networks...

Taiwan market: Samsung to promote LTE equipment and smartphones in 2014

Nov 5, 15:54

Samsung Electronics will promote its LTE COE (central office equipment) as well as LTE-enabled smartphones in Taiwan in 2014, according to Andy Tu, president of mobile communications...

Equipment supplier Csun to see revenues grow 10-20% sequentially in 4Q13

Nov 5, 15:08

PCB and LCD equipment supplier Csun Manufacturing is expected to see its revenues increase 10-20% sequentially in the fourth quarter, buoyed by continual expansion of 8.5G production...

NSN aims to be largest LTE equipment supplier in Taiwan

Nov 4, 14:30

Finland-based Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) aims to become the largest supplier of LTE equipment for 4G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, said NSN Greater China president Markus...

Equipment makers pessimistic about demand for LCD panels

Oct 29, 15:21

Equipment demand for the production of LCD panels is unlikely to pick up in the short term, as an oversupplied market is discouraging panel makers from expanding capacity and making...

China Unicom to procure TD-, FDD-LTE equipment, says report

Oct 24, 10:53

China United Network Communications (China Unicom) has started an open-bid process for procuring 34,000 FDD-LTE base stations, 10,000 TD-LTE base stations and 8,000 FDD-LTE small...

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