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Taiwan October manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Nov 26, 10:33

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 102.86 for October 2013, increasing 3.61% on month and 0.35% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Improved manufacturing capacity enabling production of larger TFT LCD displays, says DisplaySearch

Nov 20, 14:39

According to DisplaySearch, 58-inch and above displays are forecast to increase from nearly 3% of all TFT-LCDs produced in 2013 to nearly 5% in 2014, due to large-area display process...

SMIC forms R&D and manufacturing center for sensors, 3D IC

Oct 22, 16:14

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced the formation of an R&D and manufacturing center for sensors and 3D ICs, the Center for CVS3D...

NAND flash moves into next dimension as 3D manufacturing technology overtakes the market, says IHS

Oct 4, 11:59

With conventional semiconductor manufacturing technology soon to reach its limit in the NAND flash segment, suppliers of these memory chips are set to adopt 3D production techniques...

Taiwan August manufacturing production index down on month, year, says MOEA

Sep 27, 10:58

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 103.40 for August 2013, decreasing 1.67% sequentially and 0.59% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

Apple iPhone 5s carries US$199 BOM and manufacturing cost, IHS says

Sep 26, 14:47

Apple's new flagship product- the iPhone 5s- features some cutting-edge components that represent pioneering achievements for the smartphone market while maintaining a nearly identical...

TSMC stepping up purchases of 20nm manufacturing equipment

Sep 26, 11:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has stepped up its purchases of manufacturing equipment for its 20nm process which is slated to enter volume production in the first...

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...

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