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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...

Testing equipment maker Chroma Ate to enjoy 20-30% revenue growth in 3Q09

Aug 4, 16:43

Taiwan's Chroma Ate, which specializes in automatic testing equipment, is likely to post a revenue growth of 20-30% sequentially in the third quarter of 2009, driven by orders from...

KYEC revises capex plan for 2009 on demand for 12-inch wafers

Jul 24, 16:24

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) on July 23 announced its board of directors has approved plans to raise its capex budget to NT$1.6 billion (US$48.68 million) for 2009, a 60%...

KYEC sees increased demand for NOR flash

Jul 22, 13:51

IC testing specialist King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) has seen orders for memory chips climb 20-30% sequentially in the third quarter, mainly driven by increased demand from...

IC testing houses KYEC and Ardentec 2Q09 sales jump sequentially

Jul 9, 16:06

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Ardentec both saw unaudited second-quarter sales rise about 91% and 108%, respectively, on quarter, despite double-digit declines on year, according...

IC tester Ardentec increases 2009 capex

Jul 6, 14:14

Wafer testing house Ardentec recently adjusted upward its capex budget for 2009.

IC testing house KYEC ups capex for 2009

Jul 2, 12:16

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) has adjusted upward its capex budget for 2009 by 50% to NT$3 billion (US$91.66 million), which will be utilized for purchases of new test equipment...

ASE seeing almost full utilization, 2Q09 sales to beat guidance

Jun 26, 14:13

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has seen almost full utilization rates at its Kaohsiung and Shanghai plants amid demand for leadframe packaging from emerging markets, according...

ASE COO Tien Wu

Driver IC testing, COF prices raised by 10-30%

Jun 12, 16:38

IC packaging and testing companies have indicated that some driver IC customers have suggested raising backend manufacturing prices to speed up production. Chipbond Technology and...

chipbod

KYEC and Sigurd continue sales recovery in May

Jun 10, 16:31

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics, two Taiwan providers of IC assembly and test services, have seen their monthly performance continue improving with...

Ardentec 2Q09 revenues expected to jump over 50%

Jun 5, 10:04

Wafer testing house Ardentec is expected to enjoy a jump in revenues of over 50% sequentially in the second quarter of 2009 followed by single-digit growth in the third quarter, following...

Ardentec wafer testing line

MPI collaborates with SUSS MicroTec on IC testing service

May 27, 13:53

Taiwan's MJC Probe Incorporated (MPI) has announced the establishment of a testing laboratory for services supporting the semiconductor industry in collaboration with Suss MicroTec...

Testing equipment maker Chroma Ate in co-development with MEMS microphone customers, says chairman

May 25, 16:02

Taiwan's Chroma Ate, which specializes in automatic testing equipment, is co-developing testing equipment for MEMS (micro electronic-mechanical system) microphones with customers,...

Chroma Ate chairman Leo Huang

Taiwan IC production value falls 41% in 1Q09, IEK says

May 22, 12:25

Taiwan's IC production value slid 41% on year to NT$202.3 billion (US$6.2 billion) in the first quarter of 2009, with the manufacturing sector experiencing the largest drop, according...

Thailin may remain unprofitable in 2Q09 on weak memory testing, says general manager

May 20, 11:41

IC testing company Thailin Semiconductor has estimated that revenues for the current quarter will increase at least 20% sequentially thanks to growing demand for LCD controller ICs,...

ThaiLin general manager Cho Lien-fa

KYEC 3Q09 sales may grow by double-digits, says CEO

May 19, 14:42

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) stands a good chance of enjoying double-digit sales growth sequentially in the third quarter of 2009, thanks to improved order...

IC testing house Sigurd recovers from 1Q09 loss in April

May 13, 14:11

Taiwan-based IC testing services provider Sigurd Microelectronics has said it began gaining profits in April 2009 thanks to significantly-improved business operations. The testing...

Backend suppliers KYEC and Sigurd 2Q09 revenues expected to grow up to 30%

Apr 24, 16:37

IC testing specialists King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics are expected to enjoy revenue growth of 20-30% sequentially in the second quarter of 2009,...

IC testing houses see revenues climb on orders for handset- and TV-related chips

Apr 10, 16:05

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics saw March revenues grow by double-digits over the previous month amid growing handset- and TV-related chip orders...

ProMOS continues to sell assets

Jan 20, 16:46

Packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced via a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) that it has acquired wafer testing equipment worth approximately...

IC testing and LCD equipment makers post mixed results for 2008

Jan 9, 16:27

Semiconductor equipment suppliers Chroma Ate and Test Research Inc (TRI) have a cautious outlook towards the new year, having posted revenue drops in 2008. In contrast, LCD equipment...

Chartered seeks wafer testing suppliers in Taiwan

Nov 24, 14:29

Instead of drafting merger talks, Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing is actually looking to outsource its wafer-testing orders to IC packaging and testing companies in Taiwan,...

Taiwan IC production value down 6.5% in 2008, research suggests

Nov 20, 15:58

The Taiwan semiconductor industry will see its IC design, packaging and testing sectors all slide in production value in 2008, with the packaging and testing segments experiencing...

China leads in IC consumption, despite fragile supply from local players

Nov 20, 11:58

The production value of China's semiconductor industry grew 23% to account for more than one-third of total chip production worldwide for the first time in 2007, as the nation's huge...

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