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  • Last update: Wednesday 8 October 2014 [155 news items]

Brisk sales of smartphones boosting demand for FPCBs, say sources

Apr 6, 15:00

Flexible PCB (FPCB) makers have seen their order visibility extend from 4-6 weeks to more than seven weeks thanks to strong sales of smartphones, according to industry sources.

FPCB makers suffer sharp sequential revenue declines in February

Mar 12, 15:36

Most Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) makers suffered sharp sequential revenue declines in February 2010 due to labor shortages in China and fewer working days caused by the Lunar...

FPCB maker Ichia lowers 1Q10 guidance

Mar 3, 15:21

Button and flexible PCB maker (FPCB) Ichia Technologies has revised its first-quarter 2010 revenue guidance from a single-digit decline to a 10-15% decline due to worse-than-expected...

Unimicron expands FPCB, automotive lines through investments in Taiwan, Japan and Europe

Feb 1, 16:20

Unimicron Technology has acquired stakes in Japan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Maruwa, Taiwan-based Uniflex Technology and Europe automotive board maker Ruwel in order to strengthen...

FPCB makers Career and Flexium to see revenues drop slightly in 1Q10

Jan 21, 14:12

Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) makers Career Technology and Flexium Interconnect are expected to see their revenues decline less than 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2010...

Taiflex chairman predicts 10-15% growth for Asia FPCB market in 2010

Dec 18, 17:06

The FPCB market in Asia will grow 10-15% in 2010 thanks to increased demand coming from ultra-thin notebooks, smartphones and e-book readers, according to Sun Ta-Wen, chairman of...

FPCB makers Career Technology and Flexium to see 4Q09 revenues drop

Nov 10, 12:12

Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Career Technology had October revenues of NT$614 million (US$19 million), up 7.2% on month, while Flexium Interconnect had consolidated sales...

FPCBs used in handsets boosts FPCB makers October revenues

Ichia October revenues fall short of expectation, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 3, 13:54

Handset keypad and flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies saw October revenues fall short of market expectations due to slower-than-expected keypad orders from clients in Korea, according...

FPCB makers have mixed 4Q09 outlooks

Oct 13, 11:57

Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Flexium Interconnect expects its fourth-quarter revenues to remain at the level of the third quarter while rivals Career Technology and Sunflex...

Taiwan FPCB makers have different outlooks for 4Q09 due to mixed sales results from smartphone make

FPCB makers Career and Flexium look to 10-15% sequential revenue growth in 3Q09

Sep 18, 16:59

Flexible PCB makers Career Technology and Flexium Interconnect are expected to see their revenues grow 10-15% and 13-15%, respectively, on quarter in the third quarter 2009 due to...

High smartphone demand pushes FPCB sales

Rigid-flex PCBs used in smartphones to grow significantly in 2H10

Sep 18, 16:01

Demand for rigid-flex PCBs is expected to see significant growth between the second half of 2010 and the beginning of 2011 due to increasing penetration of smartphones, according...

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FPCB maker Career swings to profit in 2Q09

Aug 26, 16:51

Flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Career Technology posted a net profit of NT$20.14 million (US$611,790) for the second quarter of 2009, compared to a loss of NT$16.60 million for the same...

FPCB maker Career may see 30% revenue growth in 3Q09

Newswatch - Aug 17, 15:25

Flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Career Technology is expected to see third-quarter revenues grow by 20-30% and gross margin return to 20%, driven by increased shipments of smartphones,...

Career Technology expected to see 3Q09 sales up 10-15% on smartphone demand

Jul 15, 16:22

Taiwan flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Career Technology is expected to see third-quarter revenues grow 10-15% sequentially, thanks to increased demand from smartphone makers, according...

FPCB makers see June revenues soar thanks to strong orders from smartphone customers

Jul 3, 15:35

PCB maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated June revenues of NT$675 million (US$20.52 million), up 21.4% from May, and revenues from FPCBs totaled NT$331 million, up 21.2%...

FPCB shipments for LED light bars rising

Jun 29, 16:08

Flexium Interconnect and Career Technology have indicated that demand for flexible PCBs (FPCBs) used in LED light bars is increasing as almost all new notebook models launched in...

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FPCB makers benefiting from strong iPhone 3GS sales

Jun 29, 14:03

Flexible PCB (FPCB) suppliers for the iPhone 3GS are expected to see significant sales increases thanks to the popularity of Apple's new handset, according to industry sources. The...

China Telecom in talks with RIM for BlackBerry marketing, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 25, 15:13

China-based 3G service provider China Telecom is in talks with Research in Motion (RIM) for joint marketing of BlackBerry smartphones in the China market, according to a Chinese-language...

Career Technology seeing strong sales of smartphone FPCBs

Jun 24, 15:30

Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Career Technology expects significant demand from smartphone makers in the third quarter, with current order visibility reaching 1.5-2 months,...

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Merry and Career settle FPCB shipment dispute

Stockwatch - May 21, 15:19

Headset maker Merry Electronics and PCB maker Career Technology have announced that the companies have settled a lawsuit regarding a dispute over a shipment of flexible PCBs (FPCBs)...

FPCB makers see improving order visibility for 2Q09

May 13, 11:05

Taiwan's flexible PCB (FPCB) makers including Flexium Interconnect, Ichia Technologies and Career Technology have seen their order visibility extend to between 1.5 and two months...

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Flexible PCB shipment book-to-bill ratio drops to 0.87 in North America in March, says IPC

May 8, 09:47

Rigid PCB shipments were down 30.5% and bookings were down 39.8% in March 2009 from March 2008, according to IPC. Year to date, rigid PCB shipments were down 24.6% and bookings were...

Career Technology and Merry Electronics both turn to courts in PCB spat

Apr 14, 10:37

Taiwan-based PCB maker Career Technology has disclosed that a former client – a China subsidiary of Taiwan-based handset component maker Merry Electronics – has recently...

Career shipping FPCBs to smartphone client in North America

Mar 19, 14:16

Taiwan-based flexible handset PCB maker Career Technology will begin shipping flexible PCBs (FPCBs) to a smartphone vendor in the North America market starting this month. Shipments...

FPCB makers upbeat about demand from smartphone market

Newswatch - Mar 17, 15:26

Taiwan flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) makers expect strong demand from the smartphone market in 2009, as High Tech Computer (HTC), Research In Motion (RIM), Palm and Appls...

Taiwan FPCB makers benefit from losses of rivals in Hong Kong and Japan

Mar 10, 15:22

Taiwan flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) makers are expected to benefit from Global Flex's (Suzhou), a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Global Flex Holdings, application to the Wuzhong...

FPCB makers Ichia, Flexium see February revenues up on month

Mar 10, 12:13

Ichia Technologies and Flexium Interconnect saw significant growth in their sales from flexible printed circuit board (FPCBs) thanks to rush orders generated by China's subsidy program...

Struggling FPCB industry in Japan to help stabilize ASPs

Feb 18, 16:53

The bankruptcy filing in the fourth quarter of 2008 by Japan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) player Maruwa, and ongoing profit shrinkage by Japan's two remaining players Nippon Mektron...

Rigid PCB book-to-bill ratio falls to 0.89 in North America in December 2008, says IPC

Feb 4, 11:38

IPC has announced that rigid PCB shipments in North America were down 14.2% and bookings were down 24.5% on year in December 2008. For 2008, rigid PCB shipments were up 0.9%and bookings...

Most FPCB orders for smartphone applications coming from short-term orders

Jan 20, 01:10

During the current weak season in the flexible PCB (FPCB) market, orders for smartphone applications are mostly for short-term and rush orders and being placed by first-tier smartphone...

FPCB makers Career and Unitech to see smartphone segment continue driving sales 1Q09

Dec 22, 13:46

Although the global financial crisis has impacted overall handset demand, the smartphone segment is performing relatively better. Thanks to healthy orders from the smartphone segment,...

FPCB maker Uniflex adjusts company structure after suffering continued losses

Dec 3, 15:01

Flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Uniflex Technology will see losses this year because orders have dropped 50% in the fourth quarter. In response the company is adjusting its structure with...

FPCB maker Flexium business stable despite economic downturn

Nov 26, 12:19

Flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Flexium Interconnect has had significant sales growth since September and continues to have strong orders in November, according to the company. Flexium...

Semiconductor distributor Niching to see sales up while profits drop in 2008

Nov 25, 16:28

Although Semiconductor distributor Niching Industrial has seen sales growth in 2008 thanks to strong shipments of memory module and memory card substrates, profits have declined due...

Smartphones continue to spur FPCB maker sales in 4Q08

Nov 18, 14:53

Flexible PCB (FPCB) specialist Career Technology is expected to enjoy revenues growth of 20-25% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2008, buoyed by increasing orders from smartphone...

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