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Hermes Microvision lists on OTC market

May 22, 14:43

Semiconductor inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) debuted on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market on May 21 with an initial price of NT$208 (US$7.03) per...

CMI, AUO see decreasing production costs due to declining equipment depreciation costs

May 22, 01:35

Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO), the two largest Taiwan-based makers of TFT-LCD panels, will have decreasing production costs mainly through gradual reduction in depreciation...

TXC expected to see robust growth in 3Q12

May 18, 14:27

Quartz crystal device maker TXC is expected to post substantial sequential growth in third-quarter sales driven by shipments to the smartphone and network communications equipment...

China Telecom procures PON equipment in large volume

May 18, 11:19

China Telecom has finished 2012 open-bid procurement of PON equipment, with China-based vendors ZTE and FiberHome Technologies as well as Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell being major...

Holy Stone hiking in-house MLCC production

May 16, 01:00

Holy Stone Enterprise, a Taiwan-based supplier of multi-layer ceramic capacitors, is increasing in-house production from 33% of its total revenues currently to a target of 40% in...

Hermes Microvision set for OTC listing

May 3, 12:20

Semiconductor inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) will list on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market on May 21 at an initial price of NT$200 (US$6.85), according...

Equipment supplier Lumax posts EPS of NT$1.71 in 1Q12

Apr 30, 15:20

Semiconductor process control service supplier Lumax International has reported net profits of NT$184 million (US$6.27 million) for the first quarter of 2012, up 52% sequentially...

Japan semiconductor equipment firms gain share in 2011, says The Information Network

Apr 25, 14:08

Japan-based semiconductor equipment suppliers gained share against US manufacturers in 2011 despite a weak Japanese Yen, The Information Network has observed.

Spending on PV equipment to reach bottom of cycle in 2Q12, says Solarbuzz

Apr 17, 15:00

Equipment spending by tier-one solar manufacturers is poised to resume in 2013 with strong double-digit annual growth rates forecast out to 2016, according to Solarbuzz. This upturn...

TSMC capex budget hike to benefit equipment and materials suppliers, say sources

Apr 12, 14:44

The decision by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to raise its capex budget for 2012 will benefit suppliers and distributors of semiconductor equipment in Taiwan,...

FPD equipment maker All Ring Tech posts losses for 2011

Apr 5, 14:12

All Ring Tech, a maker of manufacturing equipment for passive components, FPD and LED products, has reported net losses of NT$226 million (US$7.67 million) or NT$3.52 per share on...

North America fab tool book-to-bill climbs above parity

Mar 26, 10:22

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.01 in February 2012, above parity for the first time in 17 months, according to figures...

IC manufacturing equipment spending to decline in 2012, says Gartner

Mar 22, 16:41

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending is projected to total US$38.9 billion in 2012, an 11.6% decline from 2011 spending of US$44 billion, according to Gartner.

ASML unseats Applied in semiconductor equipment ranking, says VLSI

Mar 16, 14:25

VLSI Research has released its 2011 top semiconductor equipment suppliers ranking. During the year, Advantest closed its acquisition of Verigy in July and Applied Materials acquired...

DSLR camera lenses become major shipment force for Kinko Optical

Mar 15, 01:35

With camera brand vendors including Canon, Nikon, Panasonic and Sony aggressively pushing into the DSLR camera and mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) industries, upstream...

Fab equipment spending poised to hit record in 2013, says SEMI

Mar 12, 16:06

Semiconductor fab equipment spending will remain flat at US$38.85 billion in 2012, but climb to a record US$45.5 billion in 2013, according to estimates made by SEMI.

Passive component providers looking to increasing demand from telecom, server and STB sectors

Mar 9, 15:13

Passive components providers including TXC, Lelon Electronics, Chilisin Electronics and Nichidenbo are likely to benefit from the recent rebound in demand from the set-top box (STB),...

TSMC may increase 2012 capex

Mar 9, 01:25

Due to supply shortages, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to expand capacity by installing new equipment at 12-inch wafer facilities. Industry sources...

TSMC

ASML updates EUV progress

Mar 2, 01:05

ASML has been developing the next generation of its NXE-series EUV lithography machines, the 3300 series, according to Peter Jenkins, VP of marketing at the Dutch fab tool supplier...

Peter Jenkins of ASML

Chroma expects green energy testing equipment to drive growth in 2012 revenues

Feb 22, 01:10

Chroma ATE, a Taiwan-based provider of automated testing solutions, expects its electric and electronic testing equipment used for PV inverters and LED lighting products to be its...

ZyXEL lands orders for VDSL2 CPE, MSAN equipment from Chunghwa Telecom

Feb 21, 10:01

ZyXEL Communications, a vendor of broadband networking/communication devices/equipment, has won an open bid for supply of 360,000 units of VDSL2 CPE (customer premises equipment)...

Mirle, Kenmec expect demand pickup in 2H12

Feb 14, 15:46

Flat-panel display (FPD) equipment specialists Mirle Automation and Kenmec Mechanical Engineering expect customer demand to pick up in the second half of 2012. Both firms are cautious...

20GW of solar PV manufacturing equipment to be replaced by 2016, says IMS Research

Feb 13, 11:11

Despite the outlook for the solar PV manufacturing equipment market remaining bleak in 2012, there could be a 20GW opportunity for the upgrade or replacement of existing capacity...

Test Research January sales up 109%

Feb 7, 11:50

Test Research (TRI), which specializes in testing equipment for PCBs, saw its consolidated sales soar 109% sequentially to NT$374 million (US$12.6 million) in January 2012. The company...

Catcher announces on-year growth in January revenues

Feb 7, 01:25

Catcher Technology announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.82 billion (US$95.19 million) for January, down 13.3% on month, but up 16.7% on year; however, the company's non-consolidated...

Digitimes Research: Korea firms keen to work with local suppliers of AMOLED materials and equipment

Feb 6, 11:43

South Korea-based LG Electronics has showcased a new 55-inch AMOLED TV with a thickness of 4mm and weight of 7.5kg. LG plans to launch the product in second-half 2012.

LG TVs

Taiwan networking equipment makers to expand capacity in 2012

Feb 3, 15:57

Alpha Networks, Gemtek Technology, SerComm and AzureWave Technologies, four Taiwan-based makers of networking/communication devices/equipment, plan to expand their production capacities...

Qisda, Chimei develop medicare equipment

Jan 18, 16:45

Taiwan-based EMS provider Qisda and branded LCD TV vendor Chimei both plan to strengthen their deployments in the health-care industry, according to industry sources.

China solar PV equipment suppliers grab further market-share gains, says Solarbuzz

Jan 17, 15:32

Ambitious solar PV manufacturing capacity investments across the Asia Pacific region during 2011 have provided substantial revenue growth for local solar equipment suppliers, according...

Global demand for MOCVD equipment to decrease by half

Jan 16, 11:30

The number of LED chips used in LED TVs has been decreasing. Industry sources believe LED TVs will only require 10-12 units of high-power LED chips in the future. Hence global demand...

LED TVs

Kenmec sees loss in 2011

Jan 3, 16:44

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering is likely to post its first annual loss since it was founded 35 years ago, due to recognized losses from solar-cell making subsidiary Tainergy Tech.

New capacity to buoy Mag.Layers 2012 sales

Dec 30, 15:44

With new equipment being installed and capacity to expand, inductor manufacturer Mag.Layers Scientific-Technics is expected to post an over 20% sales growth in 2012, according to...

Delta to set up power supply plant for industrial automation equipment, electric cars

Dec 26, 09:42

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics plans to set up a new plant as well as an R&D center for the development of power supply devices for industrial automation equipment and electric...

Yancey Hai

APT to procure CDMA2000 EV-DO equipment from Alcatel-Lucent

Dec 23, 10:48

Taiwan-based Asia Pacific Telecom (APT, formerly Asia Pacific Broadband Telecom) on December 22 signed with Alcatel-Lucent to procure CDMA2000 EV-DO (Evolution-Data Optimized) 3.5G...

China to begin making MOCVD equipment in early 2012

Dec 23, 10:45

To promote its LED industry, China will begin to manufacture MOCVD equipment within its own territory in early 2012 - a move which will lower the costs for the production LED epitaxial...

LED epitaxial wafer
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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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • Multitest+automatic+contactor+cleaning+feature

    Multitest automatic contactor cleaning feature

    Multitest Elektronische Systeme, a manufacturer of test equipment for semiconductor, has introduced the new automatic contactor cleaning (ACC) feature for the MT9510 that cleans the...

    Photo: Company, Oct 5.

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