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All Ring posts record revenues and profits for 2Q16

Jul 29, 13:54

Equipment maker All Ring Tech has reported net profits of NT$124 million (US$3.9 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$624 million for the second quarter of 2016. Both results hit...

KYEC posts record profits for 2Q16

Jul 28, 21:26

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported net profits of NT$847 million (US$26.5 million) for the second quarter of 2016 hitting a record high. EPS for the quarter...

SJSemi, Qualcomm announce mass production of 14nm wafer bumping

Jul 28, 15:40

SJ Semiconductor (SJSemi) has begun mass production of 14nm wafer bumping for Qualcomm, the companies have jointly announced. Mass production of 14nm wafer bumping in China is part...

UMC looks to 2-3% shipment growth in 3Q16

Jul 27, 21:34

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects to post 2-3% sequential growth in wafer shipments for the third quarter of 2016, with wafer ASPs staying flat.

SPIL reports NT$0.90 EPS for 2Q16

Jul 27, 21:32

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced net profits of NT$2.81 million (US$87.6 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 75.1% sequentially but down 23.6% on year.

Pegatron automates factory in Shanghai, says chairman

Jul 27, 21:31

Pegatron Technology chairman TH Tung has commented on China-based media reports that Pegatron's factory in Shanghai, China has recruited fewer workers than in 2015, saying that Pegatron...

PTI posts profit growth in 2Q16

Jul 26, 21:58

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has posted net profits of NT$1.13 billion (US$35.2 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 20.1% sequentially, while consolidated...

Win Semi looks to low single-digit revenue growth in 3Q16

Stockwatch - Jul 26, 10:43

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects its third-quarter revenues to increase by a low single-digit percentage point sequentially, with gross margin maintained at the prior quarter's...

Panel cutting service provider Nanoplus to debut on Taiwan emerging stock market, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 25, 20:29

Nanoplus Tech, a Taiwan-invested nano particle/thermal materials and laser cutting technology developing company in Kunshan, China, will debut on Taiwan's emerging stock market in...

Taiwan June manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Jul 25, 10:31

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 108.76 for June 2016, decreasing 0.46% on month but increasing 1.58% on year, according to statistics released...

Ardentec to buy 75% stake in Giga

Jul 25, 10:28

Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec has agreed to acquire up to 75% of its Taiwan-based firm Giga Solution Tech for NT$24 (US$0.75) per share, or a total of about...

Gudeng lands wafer carrier orders from SMIC, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 22, 16:06

Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer mainly specializing in mask solution products, has obtained wafer carrier orders from China-based...

Sensor sales keep hitting new records but price erosion curbs growth, says IC Insights

Jul 22, 15:10

Despite strong double-digit percentage increases in annual unit shipments, semiconductor sensor sales growth has become uncharacteristically lethargic because of steep price erosion...

Fab tool book-to-bill slips

Jul 22, 14:41

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.00 in June, down from 1.09 in May, according to SEMI.

Taiwan June unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Jul 22, 10:57

Taiwan had 459,000 jobless citizens in June 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.92%, up 0.08pp on month and 0.21pp on year, according to statistics released by the Directorate-General...

Micron to acquire Cando plant

Jul 21, 22:11

Micron Technology plans to buy touch panel maker Cando's plant in central Taiwan, which will be operated by Powertech Technology (PTI) to provide the US memory vendor packaging and...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to drop 0.7% in 2016, says Gartner

Jul 21, 21:12

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decrease 0.7% to US$64.3 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is up from the estimated 2% decline in Gartner's previous...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$5.5 billion in January-June, says MOEA

Jul 21, 12:31

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,625 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$5.503 billion in January-June 2016, respectively...

STATS ChipPAC performing below expectations, says report

Jul 21, 12:20

The performance of STATS ChipPAC still has been lower than expected in recent quarters following its acquisition by China-based Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology for US$780...

ASML expects to post record sales for 2016

Jul 21, 12:13

Lithography equipment supplier ASML expects to post record sales for 2016. "The ultimate level will depend on the timing of our EUV revenue recognition and the size of the combined...

TSMC spends NT$2.2 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Jul 21, 12:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$2.19 billion (US$68.2 million) on machinery equipment from Applied Materials, Daifuku, Entegris and Kashiyama,...

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

Jul 20, 21:01

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.70 billion in total in June 2016, increasing 5.9% on month but decreasing 2.4% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Commentary: ARM a must for SoftBank in paradigm shift

Jul 20, 12:46

SoftBank's decision to buy out ARM for GBP24.3 billion (US$32.2 billion) not only highlights the ruthless investment style of SoftBank's chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son, but also indicates...

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Certification service provider IST nets NT$3.31 per share for 1H16

Stockwatch - Jul 20, 12:22

Taiwan-based Integrated Service Technology (IST) has reported net profits of NT$167 million (US$5.21 million) for the first half of 2016 with EPS reaching NT$3.31.

TSMC says no impact from SoftBank ARM acquisition

Jul 19, 21:29

SoftBank's acquisition of ARM announced recently will have no impact on TSMC's ongoing collaboration with ARM, according to the Taiwan-based foundry. TSMC added it expects to further...

TSMC secures exclusive orders for Apple A11 chip, says report

Newswatch - Jul 18, 15:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has obtained all of Apple's A11 chip orders, according to a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

TSMC expects record 3Q16 revenues

Jul 15, 11:01

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects to report record revenues of between NT$254 billion (US$7.95 billion) and NT$257 billion for the third quarter of 2016, which...

Lora Ho, CFO of TSMC

TSMC 2Q16 profits fall 8.7% despite revenue growth

Jul 14, 14:32

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its net profits decrease 8.7% from a year earlier in the second quarter of 2016 though revenues for the quarter...

GlobalWafers revenues to grow 5-8% on quarter in 3Q16, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 14, 11:48

Silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers is expected to see its revenues grow 5-8% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, buoyed by strong demand for 6- and 8-inch silicon wafers, according...

China IC foundry capacity growing fast, says SEMI

Jul 14, 09:56

Among all regions, China has the world's second-largest foundry capacity and is the fastest growing market, according to a recent SEMI report.

Intel certifies Cadence implementation and signoff tools for 10nm tri-gate process

Jul 13, 22:15

Cadence Design Systems has announced that its implementation and signoff tools have been certified on the Intel third-generation 10nm tri-gate process for customers of Intel Custom...

Semi equipment maker UIS reports strong sales for 2Q16

Newswatch - Jul 13, 22:11

Cleanroom equipment provider United Integrated Services (UIS) has reported revenues of NT$1.245 billion (US$38.71 million) for June, decreasing 15.9% from the previous month. But...

Chip equipment spending to stay flat in 2016, says SEMI

Jul 13, 14:17

The worldwide semiconductor equipment market will register about flat growth in 2016, but is expected to rebound in 2017, according to SEMI.

ARM joins Imec program for 7nm technology and beyond

Jul 13, 11:56

Nanoelectronics research center Imec has announced its strategic partnership with ARM. ARM's involvement with Imec's INSITE program will focus on addressing the impacts of circuit...

TSMC buys equipment for NT$1.7 billion

Stockwatch - Jul 13, 11:55

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$1.72 billion (US$53.6 million) on manufacturing and facility equipment from Mirle Automation, Screen Semiconductor...

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  • Samsung+14nm+Exynos+chips

    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

  • Panasonic+GaN+power+transistors

    Panasonic GaN power transistors

    Panasonic has announced that it will launch the industry's smallest enhancement-mode gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors (X-GaN) package. The GaN is encapsulated into 8x8 dual-flat...

    Photo: Company, May 20.

  • Samsung+Exynos+7+Octa

    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of mobile application processors built using 14nm FinFET process technology. Samsung's 14nm FinFET process will be adopted by its Exynos...

    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

  • New+EVG+roll%2Dto%2Droll+system

    New EVG roll-to-roll system

    EV Group (EVG), a supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, has introduced the EVG570R2R, which the company claims...

    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

  • KLA%2DTencor+2910+series+optical+inspection+system+and+eDR%2D7100+e%2Dbeam+review+tool

    KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool

    KLA-Tencor has announced the new 2910 series optical wafer defect inspection platform with NanoPoint technology and the new eDR-7100 electron-beam wafer defect review system. Meeting...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • Foundry overview - Sep 2006

    Taiwan's semiconductor industry has begun to out-run its global peers, once more, in 2006. This followed a trough in 2004, caused by over-inventory, plus volatility in memory pricing...

  • Foundry industry overview - Jan 2005

    Foundry service providers primarily produce chips based on their customers’ or third-party firms’ intellectual property (IP). Some foundry firms also provide other types...

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