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  • Last update: Tuesday 21 April 2015 [173 news items]

Chipbond reports record high earnings for 2012

Newswatch - Mar 19, 15:37

LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses Chipbond Technology has reported net profit of NT$2.55 billion (US$85.71 million) for 2012, representing an increase of 43.4% from the year...

IC testing firms post revenue drops in February

Mar 12, 15:35

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Sigurd Microelectronics and STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor all suffered sequential revenue decreases in February 2013, due to inventory adjustments...

ASE, SPIL to see sales rebound in March

Mar 8, 15:04

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) both have reported decreased sales for February, but their sales are expected to gain momentum...

KYEC looks to brisk sales in LCD driver IC and CMOS image sensor testing services in 1H13

Feb 26, 22:06

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects its testing lines for LCD driver ICs and CMOS image sensors to continue booming in the first half of 2013, particularly for CMOS image...

IC backend firms to suffer setback in January-February, says SPIL chair

Jan 31, 12:15

IC packaging and testing companies will suffer setbacks in revenues during January and February because of inventory adjustments at clients, as well as fewer working days due to the...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Display and DRAM industries ready to rebound, says Advantest Taiwan president

Jan 17, 11:59

The display and DRAM industries have both hit bottom, and are likely to stage a rebound in 2013, according to Advantest Taiwan president CH Wu.

Wafer probing demand to pick up in 2Q13, says KYEC chairman

Jan 16, 16:17

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects to see a rebound in wafer probing orders starting the second quarter of 2013, as demand coming from the smartphone and tablet sectors...

Seasonal factors push KYEC revenues down in 4Q12

Jan 8, 13:58

IC testing firm King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has announced that revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012 slipped 7.8% sequentially to NT$3.28 billion (US$112.9 million), citing seasonal...

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...

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