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Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries combined revenues to rise 38.6% in 1Q15

Mar 16, 22:17

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues increase 38.6% from a year earlier in the first quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes Research.

Recovering economies driving industrial semiconductor market growth, says IHS

Mar 16, 22:01

The industrial semiconductor market will post a 9.7% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next several years as revenues rise from US$34.8 billion in 2013 to US$55.2 billion...

Aurona enters supply chain of IC backend houses

Mar 16, 15:10

Taiwan-based Aurona Industries, a manufacturer of phenolic resins laminates, disclosed recently that the company has entered the supply chain of semiconductor assembly and test services...

IC-making equipment supplier Scientech reports increased February revenues

Mar 16, 13:02

Scientech has reported February consolidated revenues increased 6.4% sequentially to NT$185 million (US$5.85 million). The company credited the revenue growth to the recognized sales...

Win Semi looks to flat performance in 1Q15

Mar 16, 12:11

Win Semiconductors expects to report flat sequential growth in first-quarter revenues, with gross margin maintained at the levels during the second half of 2014. The GaAs pure-play...

UMC broadens 55nm eFlash platform with Faraday silicon IP

Mar 16, 10:56

Faraday Technology, a fabless ASIC/SoC and IP provider, and IC foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced the availability of a set of low power consumption fundamental...

11 IC product categories to exceed total IC market growth in 2015, says IC Insights

Mar 13, 16:12

Eleven product categories, led by automotive special purpose logic, DRAM, and automotive application-specific analog devices, are expected to exceed the 7% growth rate forecast for...

LCD driver IC supply makers expect to see performances drive forward in 2Q15

Mar 13, 12:18

LCD driver IC supply makers in Taiwan expect to see their performances drive forward heading into the second quarter of 2015 as LCD TV and smartphone vendors begin unleashing new...

TSMC affiliate Xintec to list on OTC in end-March, says report

Newswatch - Mar 12, 22:53

Image sensor packaging house Xintec, an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), will list on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market at the end of March...

Shin-Etsu poised to invest JPY20 billion to expand silicone production in Thailand

Mar 12, 22:45

Japan-based Shin-Etsu Chemical has announced plans to expand production capacity at its silicone monomer and silicone polymer plants in Thailand, with a total investment of around...

Fab equipment spending to rise in 2015, says SEMI

Mar 11, 20:51

Worldwide fab equipment spending, which increased almost 20% in 2014, will rise 15% in 2015, according to SEMI. Growth will slow to only 2-4% in 2016, however, said SEMI.

Inspection tool maker HMI opens new plant in southern Taiwan

Mar 11, 16:02

Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, has announced the opening of a new plant at the...

HMI new plant in southern Taiwan

KYEC to post double-digit revenue growth in 2Q15, says report

Stockwatch - Mar 11, 15:03

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) is expected to post a double-digit sequential increase in consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2015, according to a recent Chinese-language...

Equipment supplier Scientech optimistic about performance in 2015

Mar 10, 20:36

Semiconductor equipment distributor Scientech is optimistic about its performance in 2015, citing clear order visibility for its wet-process packaging equipment for 12- and 8-inch...

Inotera buys equipment from Hermes Microvision

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 20:22

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has announced the acquisition of a batch of production equipment from Hermes Microvision (HMI) for NT$934.63 million (US$29.7 million).

TSMC February revenues fall 28% on month

Mar 10, 15:56

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$62.65 billion (US$1.99 billion) for February 2015, down 28.1% on month...

ASE reports on-year increase in February revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 15:13

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering has reported consolidated revenues of NT$18.982 billion (US$601.61 million) for February 2015, representing a 18.72% drop on month and 16.86% increase...

UMC, VIS report decreased February revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 9, 21:53

IC foundries United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have reported sequential decreases in consolidated revenues for February 2015 of 6.4% and...

ASE grabs SiP module orders for iPhone 6S and 7, says report

Stockwatch - Mar 9, 21:50

A recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report quoted sources from Apple's supply chain as saying that Taiwan's Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has obtained assembly...

MagnaChip to supply major Japan-based LCM maker with auto-qualified display driver ICs

Mar 9, 21:48

MagnaChip Semiconductor, a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, has announced that the company is now supplying a major Japan-based...

Taiwan sees decreased February export value, says MOF

Mar 9, 21:42

Taiwan recorded a total export value of US$19.86 billion for February 2015, decreasing by 20.9% on month and by 6.7% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$15.30...

PTI revenues increase on year in February

Stockwatch - Mar 9, 15:21

Powertech Technology Inc (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.942 billion (US$93.11 million) for February 2015, representing a 8.24% drop on month and 3.77% increase on...

Taiwan February CPI up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

Mar 9, 11:12

Taiwan's February 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 102.66 (2011 as base year) increased 0.36% on month but decreased 0.19% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index...

KYEC expects 2015 sales to rise

Mar 6, 15:46

Backend house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects its 2015 sales to outperform last year's levels, thanks to continued strong demand for mobile devices and rising demand for auto...

SPIL February sales rise 16.2%

Mar 6, 14:19

Consolidated revenues at IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) increased 16.2% on year to NT$6.48 billion (US$205.7 million) in February 2015.

SMIC gearing up for 28nm production

Mar 6, 13:59

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has made massive equipment purchases for installing 28nm production lines, according to sources in the semiconductor industry. The...

Inspection tool maker HMI looks to 25-35% revenue growth in 2015

Mar 5, 22:13

Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, expects its sales to increase 25-35% in 2015 thanks...

Tong Hsing 2015 capex to top NT$1.5 billion

Mar 4, 16:11

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and test services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the manufacture of LEDs, expects its capex for 2015 to...

Digitimes Research: South Korea sees worldwide memory market share reaching 57.1% in 4Q14

Mar 4, 15:38

South Korea's production value for memory products, mainly DRAM and NAND flash chips, has been increasing for three consecutive quarters and reached KRW13.17 trillion (US$11.97 billion)...

Foundry houses in China, Taiwan set to compete for specialty process orders

Mar 3, 21:01

Competition by foundry houses in China and Taiwan on specialty BSI (backside illuminated) technology is heating up after China-based SMIC (Semiconductor Manufacturing International)...

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

Mar 3, 20:55

Taiwan received export orders worth US$39.04 billion in total in January 2015, decreasing 11.7% on month but increasing 8.1% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Global semiconductor industry posts highest-ever January sales, says SIA

Mar 3, 20:52

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$28.5 billion for the month of January 2015, the industry's highest-ever January total and an increase of 8.7% from January 2014 when sales...

SMIC starts mass production for CMOS image sensors

Mar 2, 21:00

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has started mass production for two backside illuminated (BSI) CMOS image sensors using 0.13-micron process technology, according...

MediaTek founds investment arm with US$300 million

Mar 2, 14:52

MediaTek has announced the launch of MediaTek Ventures – a new strategic investment arm within the company. Headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, MediaTek Ventures will initially...

TSMC, MediaTek move up in semiconductor R&D, says IC Insights

Mar 2, 10:33

Pure-play foundry TSMC and fabless chipmaker MediaTek both moved up in IC Insights' 2014 ranking of semiconductor companies by R&D spending. TSMC increased its R&D budget...

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