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Materials and equipment pose challenges for 10nm semiconductor processes

Dec 7, 16:07

While semiconductor manufacturing processes have been continually upgraded through die shrinks, the development of processes for 10nm and below is expected to face challenges related...

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China MOCVD equipment to reach 756 units in 2011

Dec 7, 01:20

The LED market in China has been experiencing low demand, however, due to subsidies provided by local governments, new installations of MOCVD equipment in 2011 will likely reach 420...

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

Nov 30, 11:58

Taiwan-based Asia Pacific Broadband Telecom (APBT) will procure equipment for CDMA EV-DO core network and base stations from Alcatel-Lucent, according to industry sources.

GPM seeking equipment orders beyond panels, solar cells

Nov 24, 15:26

Equipment maker Gallant Precision Machining (GPM), in view of sluggish demand for panel and solar cell equipment, is seeking orders from other industries including hydraulic and wind...

Panel equipment orders to shrink 10-15% in 3Q-4Q11

Nov 23, 01:15

Panel makers have been facing losses and continuously lowering capex. The decreasing capex has affected panel related equipment firms. Industry sources believe equipment orders in...

LuxNet enters China GPON supply chain

Nov 22, 11:18

LuxNet, a Taiwan-based maker of optical semiconductor devices and optical components, has entered China-based telecom equipment makers' GPON (gigabit passive optical network) supply...

Chip equipment makers conservative about 4Q11 business

Nov 15, 11:38

Taiwan-based semiconductor equipment suppliers generally hold a conservative business outlook for the fourth quarter of 2011, citing seasonal effects as well as macroeconomic uncertainties...

MacBook shipments to remain stable in 4Q11

Nov 15, 01:30

Despite rumors about Apple perhaps reducing its shipment forecast for the fourth quarter spreading around in the IT market due to the company's chassis supplier Catcher Technology...

KCE visits Taiwan for equipment purchases

Nov 14, 12:10

Executives at Thailand-based PCB manufacturer KCE Electronics visited the recent Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA) Show in Taipei for talks to buy production equipment such...

PV equipment book-to-bill crashes to historic low of 0.44, says Solarbuzz

Nov 11, 09:55

In third-quarter 2011, the consolidated PV book-to-bill ratio fell to an all-time low of 0.44, according to Solarbuzz. This effectively signals an end point to the most recent PV...

Laser Tek expects November, December revenues to fall

Nov 10, 16:14

Laser Tek, a supplier of SMD (surface-mount-device) packaging materials and semiconductor equipment, expects to report on-month drops in revenues for November and December. Passive...

GT Advanced revenues increase due to sapphire equipment

Nov 2, 14:46

GT Advanced Technologies (GT) saw its fiscal 2011 revenues reach US$899 million. Accumulated orders for the firm's Advanced Sapphire Furnace (ASF) product line have reached US$944...

ACM Research reportedly lands equipment order from Samsung

Oct 31, 13:52

China's ACM Research has landed orders from Samsung Electronics to supply 12-inch, single-wafer megasonic cleaning tools, which would be installed as part of the chipmaker's advanced...

Heat-pipe maker Auras to benefit from transferred orders

Oct 27, 01:25

Heat-pipe maker Auras Technology will benefit from transferred orders from US-based clients, as its Japan-based competitor FujiKura's production lines in Thailand have been seriously...

Asustek, Pegatron to host investor conferences with new products to be focus

Oct 25, 01:15

Pegatron Technology and Asustek Computer are set to host their third-quarter investor conference on October 27 and 31, respectively, with Asustek's Eee Pad Tranformer and Zenbook...

Significant industry over-capacity to cause prolonged downturn in PV equipment revenues, says Solarbuzz

Oct 18, 14:55

Global PV equipment spending (including c-Si ingot-to-module and thin-film panels) is now projected to fall by more than 45% in 2012, down from an historic peak of US$13.1 billion...

SZS to purchase new CNC equipment

Oct 17, 16:43

Taiwan-based notebook hinge supplier Shin Zu Shing (SZS) plans to invest NT$120 million (US$3.99 million) to purchase 30 new CNC machines and will finish installation by mid-Decemb...

TSMC Solar readies new CIGS fab

Oct 17, 10:59

TSMC Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, has announced that it recently completed equipment move-in in preparation for commercial production...

Solar firms reportedly trying to sell in-house equipment

Oct 12, 10:45

Low demand continues to hit the global solar market. As price drops continue, some solar firms have been reportedly trying to sell their in-house equipment. However, demand for the...

Solar firms trying to sell in-house equipment

Taiwan market: Aruba expects 50% share for Wi-Fi access point equipment in 2011

Oct 11, 11:05

California-based Aruba Networks has supplied access point equipment for Wi-Fi hot spots to mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan and expects to have 50% of the local market in 2011, according...

Inotera to raise NT$7.7 billion

Oct 7, 01:40

Inotera Memories has revealed plans to raise an additional paid-in capital of NT$7.7 billion (US$251.6 million) through issuing 1.1 billion new shares. The new funds will be used...

Foxconn refutes rumors of staff cuts

Sep 29, 01:20

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has denied recent market rumors that company chairman Terry Guo hopes to cut the company's workforce by 30% over the next five years...

Canon starts building second factory in Taiwan

Newswatch - Sep 27, 10:51

Canon Taiwan on September 26 held a groundbreaking ceremony for a factory on a southern Taiwan site of 79,340 square meters, with completion of the NT$4 billion (US$133 million) plant...

HwaCom wins CHT contract for VDSL2 equipment

Stockwatch - Sep 26, 10:05

Taiwan-based HwaCom Systems has won an open bid held by Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) for procurement of VDSL2 equipment worth NT$718 million (US$24.1 million), according to CHT.

PV equipment book-to-bill ratio drops below parity in 2Q11, says SEMI

Sep 22, 15:55

SEMI has reported that worldwide photovoltaic manufacturing equipment billings reached US$2.03 billion for the quarter ended on June 30, 2011. Billings increased 17% sequentially,...

IPC player Ibase spends NT$347 million to expand capacity

Sep 20, 01:35

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) player Ibase announced it will spend NT$347 million (US$11.63 million) to purchase land property and production plants in Taiwan to expand its capacity...

PCB equipment maker Chime Ball looking to strong sales in 4Q11

Sep 19, 11:45

Taiwan-based PCB manufacturing equipment maker Chime Ball Technology has revealed that its production capacity has been fully booked for the third quarter of 2011, and demand for...

PCB equipment makers seeing order visibility through year-end

Sep 16, 15:18

Ampoc Fareast has received orders that will keep production at full capacity through the end of 2011, as clients in China and Japan step up expanding their capacities for HDI boards,...

Equipment maker MIC receives orders from AUO

Newswatch - Sep 14, 14:34

Automation equipment supplier Marketech International Corp (MIC) has been awarded an over NT$200 million (US$6.75 million) contract by AU Optronics (AUO) and will supply glass thinning...

APBT to drop plans to procure CDMA 2000 EV-DO equipment from Huawei

Sep 14, 01:05

Asia Pacific Broadband Telecom (APBT), viewing that the National Communications Commission (NCC) has not yet approved its proposed procurement of CDMA 2000 EV-DO Rev B core network...

ODM orders for business-use networking equipment to Taiwan on the rise, say Accton president

Sep 9, 13:51

International vendors have released increasing ODM orders for business-use networking/communication equipment to Taiwan-based makers, according to Samuel Chang president of Accton...

Gudeng ready to ship 18-inch wafer handling equipment, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 9, 12:10

Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer specializing in mask solution products and wafer handling equipment, expects to start shipping...

Csun seeing strong equipment orders from touch panel sector

Sep 8, 12:25

Equipment maker Csun Manufacturing has disclosed that orders for touch panel manufacturing equipment remain strong, and the segment's growth will help offset weaker-than-expected...

Chip equipment billings up 31% in 2Q11, says SEMI

Sep 7, 14:47

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$11.92 billion in the second quarter of 2011, according to SEMI. The billings figure is 1% lower than that in the...

SEMI downgrades forecast for 2011 fab-tool spending, but still sees record year

Sep 7, 10:47

SEMI's latest statistics suggests that capital expenditure will increase to US$41.1 billion in 2011, the highest on record, according to the industry association. The prediction is...

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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.

  • 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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