News tagged IC testing
Last update: Wednesday 4 December 2013 [159 news items]
KYEC expects sales to hit bottom in 1Q12
Mar 23, 01:40
Sales at King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) will be mostly affected by inventory corrections in the supply chain in the first quarter of 2012, according to the IC testing specialist. However,...
Ardentec sees sales bottom out in 1Q12
Mar 16, 15:45
IC testing house Ardentec expects sales to start growing after hitting bottom in the first quarter of 2012, as orders, particularly those placed by Europe-based customers, pick up...
SPIL chairman sees chip market at bottom
Jan 12, 14:20
The semiconductor market should hit bottom in the first quarter of 2012, and is expected to begin climbing out of the trough afterwards, according to Bough Lin, chairman for Siliconware...
KYEC chair highlights short-term challenges
Dec 28, 13:58
King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), a Taiwan-based firm specializing in IC testing, has pointed out a number of factors which the prospect for its 2012 business operation will depend on.
KYEC reportedly lands order from Toshiba
Newswatch - Dec 22, 14:51
Taiwan-based King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) recently landed testing orders for chips used in Sony's PS Vita handheld, with shipments kicking off in December, according to a...
Sigurd 4Q11 sales to drop 5-10%
Dec 2, 01:10
IC testing specialist Sigurd Microelectronics expects to post on-month drops in both November and December revenues. Sales are being affected by supply-chain disruptions caused by...
KYEC expects revenue drops in 4Q11, 1Q12
Sep 28, 15:45
IC testing service provider King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects its revenues to remain unchanged or slightly rise sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, but then drop...
Sigurd to buy back stock
Aug 24, 10:55
Taiwan-based testing company Sigurd Microelectronics plans to buy back three million shares of its common stock at a price range between NT$15 (US$0.52) and NT$25 per share from August...
KYEC lands new order for FRAM
May 26, 01:00
King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has obtained orders from Ramtron International, a supplier of non-volatile ferroelectric random access memory (FRAM), according to the chip assembly and...
KYEC expects rebound in 2H11
May 19, 01:10
IC testing firm King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects a rebound in the second half of 2011 following a weaker-than-expected second quarter. Orders have picked up since mid-May, according...
Ardentec sees chip demand rebound in 2H11
Apr 22, 16:16
There will be a rebound in demand for semiconductors during the second half of 2011, according to Chi-Ming Chang, president of Taiwan-based test company Ardentec. The impact of Japan's...
IC testing firm KYEC cautious about 2Q11
Apr 11, 15:04
King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has expressed concerns that it may experience a particularly weak second quarter of 2011, as clients turn cautious about placing orders due to shortages...
Ardentec to set up subsidiary in Korea
Jan 14, 01:55
Wafer probing service provider Ardentec plans to invest NT$353 million (US$12.2 million) to set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in South Korea, eyeing orders from local foundry chipmakers,...
IC testing firms report mixed November results
Dec 9, 02:10
King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics have announced slides in November 2010 revenues from the previous month, while Ardentec saw November sales grow about 2% on...
Verigy, LTX-Credence to merge
Nov 19, 01:00
Verigy and LTX-Credence on November 18 announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. The combined company, to be called Verigy, will feature a portfolio of...
KYEC, Ardentec October sales down on-month
Nov 9, 11:47
Wafer probing service providers King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Ardentec have both reported slight decreases in October 2010 sales from the previous month.
KYEC adopts Verigy tools for logic IC testing
Sep 7, 13:45
Verigy recently announced that King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has ordered and installed several of its V93000 SOC testers with pin-scale digital cards for testing high-volume semiconductors...
IC testing house Sigurd 2Q10 profits up 56%
Aug 24, 13:58
Sigurd Microelectronics, which mainly tests consumer and PC system ICs, saw its net profits for the second quarter of 2010 grow 56% sequentially to NT$364 million (US$11.4 million),...
IC testing houses see record sales in June 2010
Jul 8, 12:43
Sigurd Microelectronics and Ardentec have both reported record consolidated revenues for June, joining fellow King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) that saw its June sales reach an all-time...
KYEC, Sigurd enjoy robust April sales
May 11, 14:41
IC testing houses King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics have both report sequential revenue growth for April 2010, boosted by strong demand from chip cus...