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China solar firms reportedly to sell equipment in 3Q12

Jul 25, 01:50

Second-hand equipment from some China-based solar firms may arrive on the market in the third quarter. According to industry sources, around 10 solar firms in China reportedly hope...

IC inspection equipment maker HMI sees order visibility extend to year-end 2012

Jul 13, 12:19

Semiconductor inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) has reported strong revenue gains for the second quarter of 2012 and has also seen its order visibility extending...

Archers Systems to supply equipment for thin-film and HIT solar cell makers

Jul 12, 01:40

Archers Systems, a Taiwan-based equipment provider for solar, display and integrated circuits, has revealed plans to target customers that produce thin-film solar and heterojunction...

solar panels

Chip equipment market to contract in 2012, says SEMI

Jul 11, 11:36

Worldwide semiconductor equipment sales will reach US$42.4 billion in 2012, down from US$43.5 billion in 2011, according to SEMI.

Equipment maker Mirle reports revenue declines for June

Jul 10, 15:19

Panel production and industrial automation equipment maker Mirle Automation has reported revenues of NT$337 million (US$11.24 million) for June, down 1.9% on month and 34.9% on yea...

CHT to procure broadband network equipment worth over NT$3.0 billion in 2H12, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 9, 15:58

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has raised its target coverage ratio for its 100Mbps asymmetrical broadband Internet-access service from 30% originally to 70% in 2012, and therefore has to...

China-based telecom equipment vendors poised to launch enterprise tablet PCs, says IBM Taiwan

Jul 6, 15:35

While international vendors are preparing to launch Windows 8 consumer tablet PCs later in the second half of 2012, China-based vendors of telecom equipment are poised to launch enterprise...

LDK equipment supplier files for arbitration

Jul 6, 10:19

LDK's equipment supplier JYT Corporation recently requested arbitration that LDK pay CNY789,600 (US$124,208) and losses in interest rates of CNY38,400 and all fees occurred during...

solar equipment

Equipment firms hope to see demand return at beginning of 2013

Jul 6, 10:16

The solar industry predicts demand and supply equilibrium will be reached in 2014, but equipment firms hope to see orders rebound in the beginning of 2013. Equipment firms indicated...

solar equipment

Some China-based solar makers unable to take deliveries of equipment

Jul 3, 14:49

Solar equipment firms have been facing financial troubles as customers have not been able to take deliveries. The oversupply problem in the solar market has been causing downstream...

solar equipment

Worldwide wafer fab equipment spending to decline 8.9% in 2012, Gartner says

Jun 25, 16:07

Worldwide wafer fab equipment spending is on pace to total US$33 billion in 2012, a decline of 8.9% from 2011 spending of US$36.2 billion, according to Gartner. The market will return...

North America fab tool book-to-bill continues slide, says SEMI

Jun 22, 14:29

The book-to-bill ratio for North America-made semiconductor equipment slipped for the second consecutive month but remained above one, according to SEMI.

Csun, Chroma eyeing LED equipment market

Jun 21, 01:15

Eyeing the potential of the LED lighting market, equipment firms Csun Manufacturing and Chroma ATE are both showcasing related products at LED Lighting Taiwan 2012. Csun has been...

Wang Baiwei, Csun general manager

3D IC to bring business opportunities for Taiwan semiconductor equipment makers

Jun 20, 01:05

3D IC is expected to afford business opportunities for Taiwan-based makers of semiconductor production equipment because processes and corresponding equipment for 3D ICs have not...

Chairman Hsu Chin-jung for Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision

Limited funds and lack of capacity expansion plans plague solar equipment sector

Jun 18, 12:45

On June 13, the world's second largest solar equipment firm, Germany-based Centrotherm, issued a statement indicating financial troubles of its credit lines. The firm noted that negotiations...

solar equipment

Commentary: Solar material and equipment firms competing with customers

Jun 18, 12:19

The large turbulences in the solar market have caused abnormal conditions in the industry. The contract price of polysilicon has reached an all-time low, nearly as low as the spot...

solar equipment

Chip equipment billings down 9% in 1Q12, says SEMI

Jun 13, 16:55

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$10.61 billion in the first quarter of 2012, down 9% from a year ago.

Fab equipment spending to rise in 2012 and hit record in 2013, says SEMI

Jun 7, 11:26

Semiconductor fab equipment spending will enjoy positive growth in 2012, and climb further to hit an all-time high in 2013, according to SEMI.

Taiwan market: Vee TIME to procure 2,000 WiMAX base stations

Jun 6, 14:41

Vee TIME, a WiMAX operator in the southern half of Taiwan, will procure 2,000 base stations to expand its WiMAX network, as well as the networks of Tatung InfoComm and Vmax Telecom,...

Equipment makers Mirle, Acter see booming orders from China

Jun 5, 15:14

Automation equipment maker Mirle Automation and clean room equipment maker Acter both have seen orders received by their subsidiaries in China increase substantially, pushing the...

Gemtek developing G.hn-enabled networking equipment

May 31, 15:44

Network equipment maker Gemtek Technology has ventured into the development of networking devices supporting the next-generation G.hn technology and will begin shipments to telecom...

North America fab tool book-to-bill slips in April 2012, says SEMI

May 23, 14:56

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.10 in April 2012, down from 1.12 in March, according to SEMI.

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.

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