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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...

STATS ChipPAC 1Q12 revenues up, KYEC down

Apr 27, 01:30

Testing house STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor, a subsidiary of Singapore-based STATS ChipPAC, saw first-quarter 2012 revenues reach NT$330 million (US$11.3 million), up 25.7% on...

Ardentec to post sales growth in 2Q12 on order pick-up

Apr 20, 12:02

Testing specialist Ardentec is expected to see its monthly revenues rise sequentially through June, thanks to rising orders for logic ICs and stable growth in business with IDM companies...

Chipbond, ChipMOS see sequential growth in March revenues

Apr 11, 01:25

LCD driver IC packaging and testing service providers Chipbond Technology reported March revenues of NT$1.172 billion (US$39.7 million), an increase of 7.8% on month. The firm reported...


KYEC 1Q12 sales down 3%; expects mild growth in 2Q

Apr 9, 16:31

Revenues at King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) slid 3.5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012. The IC testing firm expects to report mild growth for the second quarter.

Chipmore to benefit from more panels produced in China

Apr 3, 14:54

With China adjusting upward its import tariffs for 32-inch and larger LCD panels, the country's self-sufficiency for panels targeted mainly at TVs is expected to rise significantly...

Taiwan IC testing houses see rebound in March

Mar 26, 10:07

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Ardentec, STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor (SCT) and Sigurd Microelectronics, four Taiwan-based providers of IC testing services, have seen orders...

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...

Taiwan IC testing houses to post single-digit sales drop in 1Q12

Jan 17, 01:05

Taiwan-based IC testing specialists including King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Ardentec are likely to see their first-quarter revenues decrease 5-10% sequentially affected by clients'...

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...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

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 chairman CK Lee

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...

Ardentec to post better-than-expected 4Q11 results

Nov 25, 01:10

Wafer probing service provider Ardentec is expected to post flat sequential growth in fourth-quarter revenues, beating its internal forecast of a 5-10% decrease, according to market...

ThaiLin to provide long-term IC testing services for Japan-based AKM

Nov 23, 01:00

ThaiLin Semiconductor, a Taiwan-based provider of memory and logic IC testing services, on November 22 signed with Japan-based Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) for testing the latter's...

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...

IC testing capacity utilization drops to 50-60%, says KYEC president

Sep 7, 14:03

The semiconductor industry is working through excessive inventory coupled with unusual slowness in the third quarter of 2011, which has caused the average capacity utilization rate...

KYEC president and CEO Mike Liang

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...

IC testers KYEC, SCT suffer large sequential decrease in 2Q11 profits

Aug 24, 01:00

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor (SCT), providers of IC testing services, saw net profits for the second quarter of 2011 drop 52.0% and 31.0% seq...

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...

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