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AMOLED capacity growing fast, says DisplaySearch

Sep 23, 15:41

With AMOLED display makers looking to increase performance and lower costs, material and equipment manufacturers have an opportunity to grow their businesses by providing products...

Global 2013 semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending to fall 8.5%, says Gartner

Sep 23, 14:38

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending is projected to total US$34.6 billion in 2013, down 8.5% from 2012 spending of US$37.8 billion, according to Gartner.

Taiwan IT players to benefit from new Apple iPhone products

Sep 9, 22:13

Taiwan component makers are expected to enjoy strong revenue growth as Apple is ready to release its new iPhone products. The assembly of the iPhone 5S is handled by Foxconn Electronics...

HP may cooperate with Flextronics in the Brazil notebook market

Sep 2, 21:42

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is reportedly considering cooperating with Flextronics for product manufacturing for the Brazil market, as the US-based vendor is said to be adopting a new business...

Decrease in manufacturing costs helps Xiaomi new Red Rice smartphone carry a US$85 BOM, says TrendForce

Aug 29, 21:41

According to global market research firm TrendForce, smartphone manufacturing costs are decreasing, which is changing the shipment proportion of handsets. In 2014, entry-level devices...

Kinpo-Compal releases 3D printer

Aug 26, 21:12

Kinpo-Compal Group has recently established a subsidiary to push own-brand consumer 3D printers and announced its first model under the brand name XYZprinting priced only less than...

Taiwan July manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Aug 26, 12:01

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 105.18 for July 2013, increasing 5.81% on month and 2% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Lenovo-Compal joint venture to outsource front-end manufacturing to China OEMs

Aug 12, 11:51

Lenovo and Compal Electronics' joint venture in China has recently started outsourcing its front-end manufacturing to China-based notebook OEMs, aiming to quickly raise its capacity,...

Apple shift in chip manufacturing strategy boosts semiconductor foundry business in 2013, says IHS

Aug 9, 11:05

In an illustration of the massive power it wields in the electronics supply chain, Apple's migration of the production of key semiconductors from Samsung Electronics to pure-play...

Outsourcing LCD TVs loses to in-house production, says IHS

Aug 1, 21:23

Fewer LCD TV sets were outsourced to contract makers in 2012 than in 2011, the result not only of increased internal production by barnstorming vendors in China and South Korea, but...

Jabil reportedly to enter notebook and smartphone manufacturing businesses

Jul 31, 22:06

US-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Jabil Circuit reportedly plans to enter the notebook and smartphone manufacturing businesses, as the company recently started...

Taiwan June manufacturing production index down sequentially, says MOEA

Jul 24, 11:36

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 99.43 for June 2013, decreasing by 4.67% on month and by 0.55% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

Apple reportedly having some IC yield problems with new iPhone manufacturing

Jul 16, 12:17

Poor yields of fingerprint-recognition chips and LCD driver ICs will likely force Apple to reduce first-quarter shipments of the rumored iPhone 5S, which is slated for launch in September...

Apple plans to split orders to new suppliers

Jun 26, 22:10

Apple is planning to split its upstream orders among 2-3 makers instead of relying on only 1-2 major makers, in an effort to avoid the risk of placing all its eggs in one basket....

TSMC R&D VP recognized for contributions to lithographic manufacturing

Jun 26, 15:02

Burn J Lin, VP of R&D at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has been recognized for his invention of liquid immersion lithography. The breakthrough allows the...

Taiwan May manufacturing production index up sequentially, says MOEA

Jun 25, 10:26

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 104.50 for May 2013, increasing by 4.26% on month but decreasing by 0.91% on year, according to statistics released...

IC manufacturing equipment spending to slip 5% in 2013, says Gartner

Jun 21, 15:51

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending is projected to total US$35.8 billion in 2013, a 5.5% decrease from 2012 spending of US$37.8 billion, according to Gartner.

New Csun solar manufacturing facility in Turkey opens door for maker

Jun 17, 10:24

China-based solar firm China Sunergy (Csun) announced the opening of its new solar product manufacturing facility in Turkey at the end of May. This announcement came days before the...

Low manufacturing yields to keep cost of AMOLED TV panels high for several years, says DisplaySearch

Jun 13, 11:47

The first 55-inch AMOLED TV is on the market, with others expected to follow; however, the cost of AMOLED panels will remain very high compared to TFT LCD display panels, limiting...

Notebook supply chain sees trouble satisfying downstream demand in China

May 29, 22:13

As Lenovo's PC manufacturing joint venture in Hefei, eastern China is set to ship 10 million products in 2013, sources from the notebook supply chain are concerned that they may have...

Taiwan April manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

May 24, 10:53

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 100.02 for April 2013, decreasing 1.32% on month and 1.18% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Fujitsu forms Greater China division; turns business focus to ICT solutions

May 15, 22:10

Japan-based Fujitsu will start turning its business focus from hardware sales to ICT solutions and will change its marketing structure from overseas and Japan divisions, to three...

TSMC reiterates plans for 18-inch wafer manufacturing

May 10, 10:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reiterated plans to build its first 450mm (18-inch) pilot production lines, which will offer FinFET transistor technology at...

TSMC talks about plans for 18-inch wafer manufacturing

Equipment supplier Csun expects strong 2Q13

Apr 30, 12:13

A rebound in orders lifted Csun Manufacturing's book-to-bill ratio to 1.52 at the end of the first quarter, indicating that the company's shipments and revenues will grow robustly...

KYEC, Giga Solution see in-house developed equipment attract new orders

Apr 26, 11:22

IC testing houses King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Giga Solution Tech have both developed their own manufacturing equipment, which is helping the companies attract new orders,...

Taiwan March manufacturing production index down on year, says MOEA

Apr 24, 10:09

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 134.48 for March 2013, increasing 24.37% on month but decreasing 3.24% on year, according to the Ministry of...

Taiwan February manufacturing production index drops, says MOEA

Mar 26, 10:56

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 108.33 for February 2013, decreasing 19.96% sequentially and 12.1% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

Inhontech joins branded notebook and smartphone competition

Mar 21, 14:08

Taiwan-based Inhon Technologies Group (Inhontech), an ODM maker of glass fiber handset and notebook cases, chassis and other plastics parts, has recently entered the branded smartphone...

Altera to use Intel for manufacturing FPGAs

Feb 26, 14:44

Altera and Intel have announced that the companies have entered into an agreement for the future manufacture of Altera FPGAs on Intel's 14nm tri-gate transistor technology.

Electronics contract manufacturing business set for 4-5% growth in 2013, says IHS

Feb 18, 14:37

Despite lingering weakness in the global economy and continuing uncertainty in technology markets, the outsourced manufacturing industry is expected to post moderate revenue growth...

Taiwan PCB makers to raise 2013 capex

Feb 5, 12:30

Major Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers including Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing and Unitech Printed Circuit Board have all set higher capex budgets for 2013, according to...

Taiwan December manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Jan 24, 14:32

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 130.99 for December 2012, decreasing 2.19% on month but increasing 2.84% on year, according to statistics released...

Supply chain inventory to fall at slower pace, says TSMC

Jan 17, 21:38

Days-of-inventory (DOI) in the supply chain is now forecast to be four days above the seasonal average in the first quarter of 2013, falling only slightly from the prior quarter,...

TSMC sees supply chain inventory decline at slower pace

TSMC 1Q13 sales to drop 7-11%

Jan 11, 15:48

A seasonal slowdown in orders for smartphones and tablets will drag down sales at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the first quarter of 2013. The foundry is expected...

TSMC market cap hits record high

Jan 3, 21:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has seen its stock rise recently pushing its market capitalization up to NT$2.6 trillion (US$89.6 billion), a record high.

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