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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

Chip equipment spending to decline following two years of growth, says Gartner

Dec 16, 15:53

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending is expected to total US$51.7 billion in 2012, a 19.5% decline from projected 2011 spending of US$64.2 billion, according to Gartn...

Equipment makers Marketech and Mirle enter food, pharmaceutical industries

Dec 15, 14:14

Automation equipment specialists Marketech International and Mirle Automation have expanded their reach into the non-high tech sectors to include the food, pharmaceutical and petrochemical...

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
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    Photo: Company, Dec 8.

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