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KYEC sets 2013 capex at almost NT$5 billion

Dec 27, 15:50

Taiwan-based King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC), which provides wafer probing testing services, has budgeted NT$4.989 billion (US$171.9 million) in capex for 2013, compared to the...

KYEC, Ardentec 1Q13 sales to drop up to 10%

Dec 24, 22:46

Taiwan-based IC testing firms King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Ardentec are expected to post sales decreases of up to 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013, in line with seasonal...

ChipMOS to focus 2013 capex on LCD driver IC testing capacity

Dec 24, 09:49

Taiwan-based IC packaging/testing service provider ChipMOS Technologies plans to set aside NT$2.2-2.5 billion (US$75.5-85.8 million) for its 2013 capex budget and use 50% of the amount...

IC backend services firms to ride high as TSMC ramps capex for 2013, say sources

Dec 17, 21:37

Taiwan-based IC backend services companies will benefit from an increase in capital expenditure (capex) by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in 2013, according to...

PTI, Walton mobile DRAM capacities running in high gear

Dec 12, 21:58

Memory backend services companies Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering have seen their production capacities for mobile DRAM running in high gear recently thanks...

iPhone 5 yield rates improving, say sources

Dec 5, 14:44

Yield rates for the production of iPhone 5 in the supply chain appear to have improved recently, as Apple has shortened the standby period for pre-sale orders in the US and Europe...

Sigurd to post flat 4Q12 sales

Dec 5, 14:38

Revenues at Sigurd Microelectronics, a Taiwan-based packaging and testing company specializing in consumer and mature logic ICs, are expected to register flat sequential growth in...

Taiwan IC backend production value to dip in 4Q12, says IEK

Nov 20, 13:45

The production value of Taiwan's IC packaging and testing industry sectors registered sequential growth of 2% and 2.3%, respectively, in the third quarter of 2012, according to data...

Ardentec to see revenues decline in 4Q12

Nov 13, 12:04

IC testing specialist Ardentec expects its consolidated sales for the fourth quarter of 2012 to decrease 8-12% sequentially due to seasonality, according to company vice chairman...

Testing firm KYEC to break ground for new factory

Nov 9, 15:21

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) is scheduled to break ground for a new factory in Miaoli, northern Taiwan, in December, with construction scheduled to complete at the end of...

ASE, SPIL sing different tune for 4Q12

Oct 31, 21:52

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects its shipments to grow 3-5% in the fourth quarter of 2012, while fellow company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is looking...

KYEC 3Q12 sales better than expected

Oct 30, 13:54

IC testing specialist King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has announced that revenues for the third quarter of 2012 grew 13.6% sequentially, higher than its internal estimate of 5-10% growth...

Ardentec 3Q12 net profits rise almost 11%

Oct 29, 16:14

Net profits at Ardentec grew 10.7% sequentially to NT$245 million (US$8.4 million) in the third quarter of 2012, hitting the highest quarterly level since the fourth quarter of 2010...

ASE, SPIL to perform rather strongly in 4Q12

Oct 23, 22:11

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will perform relatively strongly in the fourth quarter of 2012 thanks to 28nm orders from Qualcomm...

ASE posts revenue gains in September as SPIL stays flat

Newswatch - Oct 11, 16:05

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$17.06 billion (US$580.27 million) for September, up 5% sequentially and 10.6% on year.

Ardentec, STATS ChipPAC offer mixed outlook for 4Q12

Oct 4, 15:47

Ardentec has expressed caution about its sales performance during the fourth quarter of 2012, citing rising inventory levels among customers. Fellow wafer testing company STATS ChipPAC...

Rising value of NT dollar to affect performance of IC backend service firms

Sep 26, 14:40

The rising price of gold and the appreciation of the NT dollar, triggered by the launch the US Federal Reserve's third round of the quantitative easing (QE3) is expected to weigh...

PTI ramping up logic IC backend service business

Sep 21, 01:10

Powertech Technology (PTI) has managed to increase the ratio of logic IC backend service business to more than 20% of its total sales recently, and expects its 3D IC technology to...

Testing solution provider Chroma Ate to post sales growth in 3Q12

Sep 19, 10:34

Chroma Ate, which provides integrated and customized solutions for test and measurement instruments, saw its revenues increase 2.7% sequentially in August 2012. Revenues for September...

IC backend service providers look to strong revenue gains in September

Sep 18, 01:25

IC backend service companies, including Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL), King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics, all...

Demand for copper wirebonding machines to slide 50% sequentially in 4Q12

Sep 12, 01:40

Demand for copper wirebonding machines from IC backend service companies is expected to decline 50% in the fourth quarter of 2012 as compared to purchases in the third quarter, according...

Sigurd revenues rise for sixth straight month

Sep 11, 01:30

Consolidated sales at testing company Sigurd Microelectronics increased to NT$445 million (US$15 million) in August 2012, up for the sixth consecutive month.

IC backend service firms to ramp up investments in 2012

Sep 5, 01:30

Most Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing firms including Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) and Powertech Technology (PTI) all plan to...

ASE looks to growth in 2H12

Aug 29, 11:52

IC packaging/testing service provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects its sales to grow quarter-on-quarter onward in the second half of 2012, and total shipments...

IC testing firm Lingsen to see 5% revenue drop in 3Q12, but MEMS lines still growing

Aug 20, 15:57

IC packaging and testing company Lingsen Precision Industries is expected to see its revenues drop within a range of 5% in the third quarter of 2012 due to a correction in testing...

Ardentec 2Q12 profits up over 40%

Aug 17, 15:26

Ardentec, an IC testing firm whose major clients include Texas Instruments (TI) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has reported a 42.6% sequential increase in...

Ardentec to increase 2012 capex by 50%

Aug 16, 01:20

Ardentec, a Taiwan-based provider of IC testing services, plans to increase its capex for 2012 by 50% to NT$1.2 billion (US$40.05 million) to ramp up its testing capacity for logic...

KYEC 2Q12 sales to climb almost 15%

Jul 5, 15:50

Sales at King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) are expected to register an almost 15% sequential rise in the second quarter of 2012, driven by orders for image sensors as well as other target...

Ardentec seeking more outsourcing from US, Japan-based IDMs

Jun 28, 14:43

Ardentec, a Taiwan-based provider of wafer and mixed-signal IC testing services, has been eager to obtain orders from US- and Japan-based IDM firms. The testing house is looking to...

Sigurd Hukou factory hit by floods

Jun 13, 16:37

Affected by rain-triggered floods in Taiwan, Sigurd Microelectronics' plant in Hukou (Hsinchu County, Taiwan) had to be suspended in the early hours of June 12, according to the IC...

IC testing firms see sales continue to rise in May-June

Jun 12, 01:30

Sales at major IC backend service companies, including King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Sigurd Microelectronics, STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor and Adventec, all continued to trend...

STATS ChipPAC looks to strong sales in 2Q12

Jun 6, 13:45

IC testing house STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor has revealed that orders from its major clients have been steady in the second quarter of 2012, which will ensure its revenues...

Ardentec sees increasing orders for logic IC testing

May 16, 16:01

Ardentec, a Taiwan-based provider of wafer and mixed-signal IC testing services, has received increasing orders for logic IC testing including MCUs, controllers and application processors,...

KYEC raises 2012 capex to NT$3.5 billion

May 3, 11:25

IC testing specialist King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has revised upward its capex target for 2012 to NT$3.5 billion (US$119.7 million), from NT$3 billion, on a more optimistic business...

Sigurd sales to rise on orders rebound

May 3, 01:00

Monthly sales at IC testing service provider Sigurd Microelectronics are expected to register sequential growth through June, and continue the positive momentum in the third quarter...

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