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Chipbond 2Q16 revenues to rise up to 15%, says report

Newswatch - Mar 1, 16:41

LCD driver IC packaging and testing house Chipbond Technology is expected to post revenue growth of up to 15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, thanks to a ramp-up of orders...

MLS to extend packaging from LEDs to ICs, says president

Mar 1, 15:52

The largest China-based LED packaging service provider MLS will extend business operations to IC packaging and testing services, according to company president Lawrence Lin.

MLS president Lawrence Lin

Taiwan passes South Korea to become No.1 in total IC wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Mar 1, 15:10

As of December 2015, Taiwan led all regions/countries in wafer capacity with nearly 22% of worldwide IC capacity installed in the country, according to IC Insights. Taiwan surpassed...

Taiwan January manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Mar 1, 11:03

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 102.13 for January 2016, decreasing 3.67% on month and 6.32% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Taiwan January unemployment rate up on year, says DGBAS

Feb 26, 11:23

Taiwan had 453,000 jobless citizens in January 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.87% which remained unchanged on month but rose 0.16pp on year, according to statistics...

EDA, IC design service companies positive about 1Q16

Feb 26, 10:45

EDA and IC design service companies have been approached by many of their customers for design services despite seasonality, and have expressed optimism about their performance in...

Taiwan FTC extends review period on ASE-SPIL takeover bid

Feb 25, 14:21

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has extended its review period on a proposal submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire a majority stake in Siliconware...

China, Taiwan IC firms ramp 16nm chip orders at TSMC

Feb 25, 14:20

China- and Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, HiSilicon Technologies and Spreadtrum Communications have placed 16nm chip orders with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

SPIL to deal out cash dividend per share of NT$3.80 for 2015

Feb 25, 13:58

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has decided to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$3.80 (US$0.11) for 2015, according to a resolution passed by the company's...

Taiwan January export order value down, says MOEA

Feb 25, 12:09

Taiwan received export orders totaling US$34.19 billion in January 2015, decreasing 11.9% on month and 12.4% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

Taiwan science parks post 2015 total revenues of over NT$2.3 trillion, says MOST

Feb 25, 11:17

Government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$2.308 trillion (US$70.27 billion)...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts January 2016 book-to-bill ratio of 1.08, says SEMI

Feb 25, 11:08

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.32 billion in orders worldwide in January 2016 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.08,...

Test solution provider Chrome Ate posts decreased earnings for 4Q15

Newswatch - Feb 25, 11:06

Automated test and measurement solution provider Chroma Ate saw its net profits decline 48% on quarter and 22% on year to NT$250 million (US$7.51 million) in the fourth quarter of...

MediaTek increases orders to TSMC

Feb 24, 11:39

With its business scope expanding on the acquisition of several fellow Taiwan-based IC companies, MediaTek has significantly scaled up its orders to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.7 billion

Stockwatch - Feb 24, 11:16

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased facility equipment from M+W High Tech Projects Taiwan and United Integrated Services (UIS) for a total of about NT$2.72...

Semiconductor capital spending declines in 2015, says IC Insights

Feb 23, 15:46

According to IC Insights, total worldwide semiconductor industry capital spending is forecast to show low single-digit growth in 2016 after registering a 1% decline in 2015. Last...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$533 million in January

Feb 23, 11:47

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 283 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$533 million in January 2016, respectively increasing 2.17%...

ASE, KYEC make equipment purchases

Stockwatch - Feb 22, 23:56

IC packaging and testing houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) have both announced equipment purchases via their respective company filings...

Testing company CHPT to list on Taiwan OTC

Feb 22, 23:48

Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT), which specializes in high-end IC testing solutions such as load boards for final testing and probe cards for wafer probing, will be listed...

Digitimes Research: IC manufacturers to cross into packaging industry

Feb 19, 15:38

With IT products such as smartphone and Internet of Things (IoT) devices being designed with considerations of high performance, low cost, low power consumption and small form factor,...

Utilization rates rise at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan

Feb 19, 14:58

Capacity utilization rates at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan have risen sharply since the first quarter of 2016 thanks mainly to a pull-in of orders for fingerprint sensors and large-size...

KYEC expects flat performance in 1Q16

Feb 19, 10:58

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects to report flat sequential growth in revenues for the first quarter of 2016. For the full year, the testing company looks to a high single-digit...

SMIC posts record 2015 revenues

Feb 19, 10:53

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced revenues for the fourth quarter of 2015 increased 7.1% sequentially and 25.6% on year to a record high of US$610.1 million...

Taiwan 4Q15 economic growth rate estimated at negative 0.52%, says DGBAS

Feb 18, 22:30

Taiwan's economic growth rate in GDP, for the fourth quarter of 2015 is estimated at negative 0.52%, downward adjusted by 0.24pp from the preceding forecast in January 2016, according...

FPD equipment spending to reach US$11.2 billion in 2016, says IHS

Feb 18, 22:28

Flat-panel display (FPD) equipment spending in 2016 will reach its highest level since 2011, according to IHS. Driving growth are two trends: In South Korea there is a rush to expand...

iPhone chip suppliers start booking capacity

Feb 18, 22:24

Chip suppliers of Apple's next-generation iPhone-series have started to book production capacity at their foundry and backend partners, according to industry sources.

TSMC cuts 1Q16 margin guidance due to quake

Feb 18, 16:13

TSMC has lowered its margin guidance for the first quarter of 2016, due to the impact of the earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on February 6.

Leadcore 28nm SoC ready for production at SMIC

Feb 17, 10:44

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Leadcore Technology have jointly announced that SMIC's 28nm HKMG process will be ready for mass production for Leadcore's smartphone...

Taiwan sees decreased January export value, says MOF

Feb 16, 21:30

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$22.20 billion for January 2016, decreasing 1.6% on month and 13.0% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$18.69 billion...

Win Semi January revenues up, AWSC down

Feb 16, 20:08

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors has reported revenues increases of 25.7% on year and 0.3% sequentially for January 2016, while revenues at fellow company Advanced Wireless Semiconductor...

SPIL disposes of Unimicron shares

Stockwatch - Feb 16, 20:06

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has sold all its Unimicron Technology shares for NT$14.33 (US$0.43) each, or a total of NT$594.77 million, according to a company filing with...

ASE, SPIL report decreased January revenues

Feb 15, 22:12

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported sequential decreases of 1.7% and 4.3%, respectively, in January consolidated...

Silicon wafer shipments rise 3% in 2015, says SEMI

Feb 15, 14:30

SEMI has reported that worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 3% to a record high of 10.434 billion square inches in 2015.

TSMC January revenues fall 19% on year

Feb 15, 14:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$70.86 billion (US$2.15 billion) for January 2016, down 18.7% on year.

Impact of earthquake on TSMC larger than originally expected

Feb 15, 10:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on February 6 estimated wafer shipments in the first quarter of 2016 would decrease less than 1% due to the impact of a large earthquake...

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  • 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.

  • Applied+SEMVision+G6+defect+analysis+system+

    Applied SEMVision G6 defect analysis system

    Applied Materials has announced a suite of new defect review and classification technologies for its SEMVision family of products to accelerate time to yield for leading-edge chip...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

  • 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...

China smartphone touch-panel industry 2016 forecast
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