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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...

Pure-play foundries spending big, says IC Insights

Oct 3, 11:20

Semiconductor capital spending has increased significantly among pure-play foundries, as more IDMs shift to a fabless/fab-lite business model while new foundry participants intensify...

PCB and touch panel equipment maker Taliang scheduled for TSE listing

Oct 1, 14:00

Taliang Technology is scheduled to debut on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on October 21, with a planned listing price of NT$30 (US$1.02), according to the Taiwan-based equipment...

Equipment maker Mirle 2013 sales to rise over 20%

Sep 26, 20:57

Mirle Automation, which makes equipment for the production of semiconductors and LCD panels, is expected to post more than 20% sequential growth in 2013 revenues, according to market...

TSMC stepping up purchases of 20nm manufacturing equipment

Sep 26, 11:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has stepped up its purchases of manufacturing equipment for its 20nm process which is slated to enter volume production in the first...

PCB makers delay capacity ramp projects, affecting 4Q13 sales of equipment suppliers

Sep 25, 21:57

PCB makers may delay their capacity ramp projects originally slated for the fourth quarter of 2013 which will affect sales performance of PCB equipment suppliers in the quarter, according...

Global 2013 semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending to fall 8.5%, says Gartner

Sep 23, 14:38

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending is projected to total US$34.6 billion in 2013, down 8.5% from 2012 spending of US$37.8 billion, according to Gartner.

Equipment suppliers expected to benefit from ASE, SPIL investment

Sep 13, 14:20

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will add investment to meet increasing orders in the second half of 2013, and this will bring...

ASML lands rising EUV equipment orders; looking to expand capacity

Sep 11, 14:07

ASML's new EUV system, the NXE:3300B, has obtained 18 orders. In order to meet customer demand, the lithography tool vendor is looking to boost its production capacity for EUV tool...

Equipment maker Csun 3Q13 revenues to drop 5-10% on quarter

Sep 11, 12:39

PCB and LCD equipment maker Csun Manufacturing is expected to see its revenues decline 5-10% sequentially to between NT$980 million (US$32.9 million) and NT$1 billion in the third...

Global 2Q13 semiconductor equipment billings and bookings drop on year

Sep 10, 12:36

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings and bookings showed on-year decreases of 27% and 5%, respectively, in the second quarter of 2013, according to data collected...

3D NAND, FinFET to drive semiconductor equipment market growth, says Applied Materials

Sep 6, 12:11

With chipmakers engaged in the development of 3D NAND and FinFET technologies, the global semiconductor market is set to expand another 25-35%, said an Applied Materials executive...

Erix Yu, president of Applied Materials Taiwan

SEMICON Taiwan 2013: Scientech showcases in-house developed equipment

Sep 5, 15:53

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclamation service provider Scientech is currently showcasing its in-house developed wet-process equipment for 12-inch fabs at the SEMICON...

Fab equipment spending to rise 25% in 2014, says SEMI

Sep 4, 11:04

Capital expenditure for semiconductor fab equipment spending will increase to US$39.8 billion in 2014, the highest on record, according to SEMI.

Foundries to use part of 28nm equipment for 20nm chip production

Aug 29, 11:40

Foundry chipmakers plan to use part of their 28nm production equipment for the manufacture of 20nm chips, as they are aware of a potential oversupply of 28nm chips, according to industry...

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