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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...

IC and LED backend service provider Youngtek raises capex budget for 2010

May 12, 17:06

IC and LED backend service provider Youngtek Electronics has decided to raise its capex budget for 2010 to NT$820 million (US$25.93 million) from the NT$600-650 million as originally...

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...

KYEC and Sigurd see flat revenues in 1Q10, but Ardentec sales grow

Newswatch - Apr 9, 16:18

IC testing houses King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics both saw revenues for the first quarter of 2010 remain almost flat sequentially, whereas peer Ardentec enjoyed...

IC testing firms KYEC, Ardentec positive about 2Q10

Mar 22, 16:25

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Ardentec are both seeing increased demand for LCD driver ICs, communications chips and power management (PWM) ICs, with order visibility being clear...

Chroma Ate sees revenues up 84% in February 2010

Mar 9, 11:27

Test and measurement instrument supplier Chroma Ate has announced revenues for February 2010 jumped 84% on year to NT$321 million (US$10 million). Revenues for the first two months...

Seasonality not impacting 1Q10 revenues as much as expected, say IC testing houses

Mar 2, 12:18

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Sigurd Microelectronics and Ardentec all expect their first-quarter revenues to stay flat or drop by single digits sequentially, as customers have not...

Chroma Ate sees order visibility extend to 3Q10

Mar 1, 13:54

Test and measurement instrument supplier Chroma Ate has seen its order visibility extended to the third quarter of 2010, with new orders focusing on testing equipment for LED, solar,...

Chroma Ate chairman Leo Huang

IC testing firm KYEC to see strong 1Q10

Jan 22, 15:28

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) is estimated to see revenues decrease by less than 5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2010, compared to drops of 10% or more usually seen in previous...

Testing houses Ardentec, UTAC enter MediaTek supply chain

Jan 5, 11:37

MediaTek has recently added two testing partners, Ardentec and UTAC Taiwan, and given them small-volume orders to help diversify risk, according to industry sources.

LED sorting to drive Youngtek revenue growth in 2010

Dec 21, 12:08

Buoyant demand for LED sorting will be a major revenue growth driver for Youngtek Electronics (YTEC) in 2010, according to market watchers, adding that the Taiwan-based chip testing...

TSMC to raise orders to testing partners, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 15, 16:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to no longer add new capacity for wafer testing, and increase its outsourcing to backend partners Ardentec and STATS ChipPAC...

Wafer testing house Ardentec expects growth for 4Q09

Dec 15, 11:45

Wafer testing house Ardentec has estimated its fourth-quarter revenues will defy seasonal patterns to record a sequential growth, with order visibility already stretching to February...

IC testing firm KYEC says no capex growth for 2010

Dec 11, 16:07

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) plans to scale down its capex for 2010 to below NT$2 billion (US$61.92 billion) from the NT$2.3 billion in 2009, in a move...

FormFactor to gear up probe cards shipments for DDR3 testing

Dec 1, 16:26

US-based FormFactor, in view of growing production of DDR3 chips, will offer full-wafer-contact probe cards as customized testing solutions for Taiwan-based makers to test 12-inch...

FormFactor CEO Mario Ruscev

KYEC sees 4Q09 sales grow on quarter; aborts plans to spin off memory testing unit

Nov 20, 15:03

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) has estimated revenues to grow by up to 5% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2009, while maintaining a 60-65% utilization rate. The IC testing...

SPIL to buy factory from PSC for NT$1.78 billion

Nov 12, 14:48

Chip packaging and testing house Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced it will spend NT$1.78 billion (US$54.94 million) buying a factory with production equipment...

IC testing firms KYEC and Sigurd see revenues up slightly in October

Nov 10, 14:05

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics both saw their October revenues reach the highest monthly levels for 2009. Both IC testing houses said demand from...

DRAM backend supplier FATC nears full utilization

Oct 27, 16:41

Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC), a Taiwan-based memory packaging and testing service provider, has seen its capacity reach almost full utilization thanks to increased demand...

IC testing firm Sigurd confirms outsourcing from SMSC

Oct 23, 13:58

Taiwan-based IC testing house Sigurd Microelectronics has reached a supply agreement with Standard Microsystems Co (SMSC), a US-based developer of smart mixed-signal connectivity...

Sigurd chairman Sidney Huang

Sigurd to see new revenues from SMSC orders, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 16, 10:28

Outsourcing orders from Standard Microsystems Corporation (SMSC) is expected to contribute around US$10 million to Sigurd Microelectronics' total revenues in 2010, according to a...

IC testing house Sigurd to see strong 4Q09

Newswatch - Oct 14, 11:50

Sigurd Microelectronics is expected to see revenues for the fourth quarter of 2009 remain similar to levels in the third, thanks to a pick-up in demand from the memory sector and...

IC testing houses KYEC and Sigurd say memory demand picking up

Oct 9, 16:59

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) saw revenues for September hit the highest since September 2008, while rival Sigurd Microelectronics hit an 11-month high. Both IC testing houses have...

ChipMOS raises 3Q09 revenue estimates

Oct 5, 15:25

Packaging and testing house ChipMOS Technologies has announced it now expects revenues for the third quarter of 2009 to grow 13-15% sequentially, compared to its previous estimate...

KYEC expects revenue growth in 4Q09

Oct 2, 15:25

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects revenues in the fourth quarter to see sequential growth, better than the original forecast of a flat performance, according...

IC testing house Sigurd signs new customer; EPS to grow in 2010

Sep 29, 16:13

Sigurd Microelectronics has obtained orders for testing ICs used in consumer electronics, handsets and PCs from a US-based IDM, becoming the vendor's sole testing partner in Taiwan,...

IC testing house Thailin to see losses narrow in 3Q09

Sep 28, 14:18

Thailin Semiconductor has said it expects to see losses narrow in the third quarter thanks to increasing demand for logic IC testing. The Taiwan-based IC testing house has seen logic...

Sigurd raises 2009 capex on demand for logic and RF chips

Sep 3, 14:51

Sigurd Microelectronics has announced its decision to revise its capex for 2009 to NT$500-600 million (US$15-18 million), up from its original budget of NT$200 million. The Taiwan-based...

IC testing houses see improved 2Q09

Sep 1, 16:33

Sigurd Microelectronics and Ardentec swung back to profitability in the second quarter of 2009, while King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) managed a narrower loss sequentially, according...

PTI buys Spansion facility in China

Aug 24, 12:15

Memory packaging and testing service provider Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced it has acquired Spansion (Suzhou), the US-based NOR flash maker's packaging and testing facility...

Taiwan IC foundry production value hikes 91.8% in 2Q09, says IEK

Aug 19, 11:11

Taiwan's IC-manufacturing production value grew 69.2% on quarter to NT$136.2 billion (US$4.13 billion) in the second quarter of 2009, with the IC foundry service segment up by 91.8%,...

KYEC and Ardentec to enjoy sequential revenue growth through September

Aug 7, 12:58

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Ardentec are expected to post on-month revenue increases through September, thanks to increasing demand from customers, according to market...

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