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Scientech to ramp wet-process semiconductor equipment

Aug 21, 22:03

Equipment supplier Scientech has had its 12-inch wet-process semiconductor equipment verified by IC backend service firms, paving the way for the firm to ramp up shipments beginning...

Taiwan science parks 1H14 revenues up 0.14% on year, says MOST

Aug 21, 11:57

The government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$1.065 trillion (US$35.48...

Foreign direct investment in Taiwan reaches US$2.47 billion in January-July

Aug 21, 11:18

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,979 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$2.47 billion in January-July 2014, respectively increasing...

Taiwan July export order value down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Aug 20, 18:58

Taiwan received export orders worth US$38.18 billion in total in July 2014, decreasing 1.6% on month but increasing 5.7% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

IC testing firm Ardentec to ramp capacity by 50%

Aug 20, 15:21

Wafer and mixed-signal IC testing service company Ardentec has completed construction of a new cleanroom measuring 4,300 square meters. Utilizing the new cleanroom, Ardentec will...

Ardentec president Chi-ming Chang

Digitimes Research: Revenues of top-3 Taiwan foundry houses to leap 13% on quarter in 3Q14

Aug 20, 10:37

Combined revenues of the top-three Taiwan-based foundry houses are expected to top US$8.47 billion in the third quarter of 2014, increasing 13.4% from the previous quarter, according...

SPIL to take over idle ProMOS 12-inch fab for NT$6.4 billion

Aug 19, 22:06

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has won the bid to take over the idle 12-inch fab of ProMOS Technologies for NT$6.4 billion (US$213.62 million). SPIL will use the fab to develop...

Sporton International expects continued growth in 3Q14 revenues

Aug 19, 20:36

Sporton International, a Taiwan-based testing, inspection and certification service provider for electronics products, expects its sales for the third quarter of 2014 to outpace the...

Sporton vice chairman Wang Hsin-tien

Taiwan semiconductor supply chain to be affected by Apple CPU orders

Aug 15, 15:51

The impact of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's production of Apple CPUs and related peripheral chips on the supply chain of Taiwan's semiconductor industry will widen...

TSMC 4Q14 production capacity almost fully booked

Aug 14, 22:23

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has informed Taiwan-based IC design houses that its production capacity for the fourth quarter of 2014 is almost fully booked, and...

Wafer foundry houses seeking better cooling solutions

Aug 14, 11:00

Wafer foundry houses reportedly have been seeking cooperation with cooling module makers looking to apply cooling solutions into chips during the manufacturing process. So far the...

ChipMOS to take a 19% share of JMC Electronics

Aug 14, 10:33

LCD driver IC backend service company ChipMOS Technologies will take up a 19% stake of COF (chip on film) substrate provider JMC Electronics, a subsidiary of Chang Wah Electromaterials,...

TSMC approves new capex spending for advanced capacity expansion

Aug 12, 21:49

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved the appropriation of NT$91.03 billion (US$3.05 billion) for advanced capacity expansion, conversion of certain logic...

More IC vendors seeking wafer production capacity at foundry houses other than TSMC

Aug 12, 13:53

More fabless IC design houses are seeking wafer production capacity at Samsung Electronics, Globalfoundries, United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Semiconductor Manufacturing...

ProMOS idle 12-inch fab is up for grabs

Aug 11, 12:19

A number of semiconductor firms, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Micron Technology, Globalfoundries and Toshiba, are likely to participate in an open...

TSMC July revenues hit all-time high

Aug 11, 11:21

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its revenues hit a record high of NT$64.93 billion (US$2.16 billion) in July, increasing 7.6% sequentially and 24.6% on year.

Taiwan July export value down on month, says MOF

Aug 7, 19:24

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$26.77 billion for July 2014, decreasing 0.1% on month but increasing 5.8% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$24.16...

Inotera revenues stay flat in July

Aug 7, 15:13

Inotera Memories has reported revenues of NT$6.87 billion (US$228.85 million) for July, down 1.3% sequentially but up 27.2% on year. For the first seven months, revenues totaled NT$48.54...

KYEC reports revenue gains for July

Newswatch - Aug 6, 21:58

IC backend service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported revenues of NT$1.5 billion (US$50.04 million) for July, increasing 4.5% from the previous month and 15.3% from...

UMC enters volume production of NJR MEMS microphones

Aug 6, 21:43

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reached volume production of MEMS microphone products for New Japan Radio (NJR), according to a joint announcement by the companies.

Qualcomm, MediaTek seeking additional 28nm PolySiON production capacity at UMC

Aug 5, 22:01

Qualcomm and MediaTek reportedly are each holding a new round of negotiations with United Microelectronic Corporation (UMC) in order to gain an additional capacity for 28nm chips...

Taiwan July CPI down on month, says DGBAS

Aug 5, 12:16

Taiwan's July 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.39 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.04% sequentially but increased 1.75% on year, while the wholesale price index (WPI) of 96.84%...

VIS reports flat earnings for 2Q14, wafer shipments to grow 6-8% in 3Q14

Aug 5, 12:14

Wafer foundry service provider Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported net profits of NT$1.32 billion (US$44 million) for the second quarter of 2014, down 1.5% from...

China-based IC design houses ramping 28nm chip orders at TSMC

Aug 4, 14:05

More than 10 China-based IC design houses and IC design service companies have placed 28nm chip orders at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), indicating the strengthening...

PCB/LCD equipment supplier Asia Neo Tech to debut on Taiwan OTC market

Aug 1, 15:07

Taiwan-based PCB and LCD equipment supplier Asia Neo Tech Industrial will debut on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market on August 25 with an initial price of NT$60 (US$2)...

UMC to ramp 28nm wafer capacity

Aug 1, 14:58

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to ramp up its capacity for 28nm 12-inch wafers to 12,000 units by the fourth quarter of 2014 and further expand to 25,000 units in...

Taiwan 2Q14 economic growth rate upward adjusted to 3.84%, says DGBAS

Aug 1, 10:44

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, in the second quarter of 2014 has been upward adjusted from 2.79% estimated in May 2014 to 3.84%, according to an advance estimate...

Macronix to start 8-inch OEM wafer business

Jul 31, 15:04

NOR flash supplier Macronix International plans to cash in on the tight production at 8-inch fabs by starting an 8-inch OEM wafer business, according to company president CY Lu. The...

Macronix president CY LU

SPIL looks to flat performance in 3Q14

Jul 31, 11:54

IC backend service provider Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) expects its sales to stay flat in the third quarter of 2014 due to inventory adjustments at the non-Apple camp,...

UMC looks to 1-5% wafer shipment growth in 3Q14

Jul 31, 11:11

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) expects its wafer shipments to grow within a range of 5% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014 as its capacity utilization rate has reached...

ASE posts EPS of NT$0.64 for 2Q14

Jul 30, 21:57

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) posted net profits of NT$5.09 billion (US$169.89 million) for the second quarter of 2014, up 48% from a quarter earlier. The earnings translated...

UMC to post single-digit revenue growth in 3Q14

Jul 30, 14:33

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) is expected to post a sequential single-digit revenue growth in the third quarter of 2014, propelled by 28nm orders from smartphone solution...

Hermes Microvision revenues to stay flat in 3Q14

Jul 30, 12:08

E-beam inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) expects its sales to stay flat in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the previous quarter as some buyers will delay...

PTI reports EPS NT$1.96 for 1H14

Newswatch - Jul 25, 11:25

Memory backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported net profits of NT$2.09 billion (US$69.69 million) for the first half of 2014, translating into an EPS of NT$1.96...

TSMC to offer more wafer starts to MediaTek in 3Q14

Jul 24, 19:30

On the request of MediaTek, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will supply MediaTek with wafer starts 10% more than what the chipset maker expected to receive in the...

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