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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...

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...

IC testing firm Thailin to control packaging house ChipMOS Shanghai

Apr 25, 15:58

IC testing house Thailin Semiconductor will spend US$39.95 million to take up the control of ChipMOS Technologies (Shanghai) through the purchase of Modern Mind Technology, which...

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...

Etrend to enhance wafer probing, QFN test offerings

Nov 23, 01:45

Testing company Etrend Hightech will extend its wafer probing and QFN (quad-flat-pack-no lead) backend service offerings in 2011, while maintaining analog and mixed-signal IC testing...

Analog IC testing firm Etrend sees weak performance for 4Q10

Nov 19, 10:15

Etrend Hightech, a Taiwan-based testing company specializing in analog and mixed-signal ICs, has said its overall capacity utilization will drop to 70% in the fourth quarter of 2010...

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.

Ardentec and Sigurd 1Q-3Q10 net profits jump, KYEC turns profitable

Nov 2, 12:04

Ardentec and Sigurd Microelectronics both saw significant on-year growth in their net profits for the first three quarters of 2010, while fellow IC testing firm King Yuan Electronics...

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),...

ASE to buy EEMS plant in Singapore for US$67.7 million

Aug 3, 11:35

Chip packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced plans to acquire the Singapore unit of Italian chip assembly company EEMS for US$67.7 millio...

IC testing company KYEC purchases NT$600 million of equipment

Stockwatch - Jul 23, 17:10

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has acquired a total of 17 sets of equipment for NT$593.59 million (US$18.47 million) from Verigy, according to a company filing with...

Global memory testing market remains weak in 2010, says Verigy executive

Jul 22, 16:39

The global memory testing market will remain weak for all of 2010 as capex budgets for the purchase of memory testing equipment are increasing slowly, according to Mark Allison, vice...

Chip foundries and backend firms to operate under tight schedules in 3Q10

Jul 13, 16:14

Taiwan-based wafer foundries and IC packaging and testing houses, which have seen their in-house capacity fall short of customer demand since early 2010, will continue to operate...

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...

IC testing firm Sigurd revises 2010 capex, to expand capacity

Jun 22, 16:54

Sigurd Microelectronics has budgeted NT$2.94 billion (US$92 million) in capex to boost its production capacity in 2010, chairman Sidney Huang said during the company's recent shareholders...

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