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TSMC November sales slip 10%

Dec 10, 21:30

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated sales of NT$72.28 billion (US$2.32 billion) for November 2014, down 10.5% sequential...

TSMC to hold annual supply chain forum on December 4

Dec 2, 14:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will hold its annual supply chain management forum on December 4, and is expected to reveal the latest developments on its 16nm and...

Co-Tech looking to diversify products

Nov 28, 14:53

Co-Tech Copper Foil has developed copper oxide powders for use in HDI manufacturing, with volume shipments slated for the second quarter of 2015, according to the copper foil maker...

Samsung Electro-Mechanics to expand businesses in China in 2015, says paper

Nov 27, 16:05

The Samsung Group's component manufacturing affiliate Samsung Electro-Mechanics has seen its performance seriously impacted by Samsung Electronics' weakening smartphone sales recently...

SemiLEDs reports fourth quarter and fiscal year end 2014 financial results

Nov 27, 15:58

SemiLEDs, a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, has announced its financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2014, ended August 31, 2014.

TSMC to grab 40-50% of A9 chip orders

Nov 26, 13:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to secure a combined 40-50% of Apple's A9 processor orders for next-generation iPad and iPhone devices, according to...

Taiwan October manufacturing production index up on month, year, says MOEA

Nov 24, 22:03

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 112.10 for October 2014, increasing by 2.76% on month and by 9.00% on year, according to statistics released...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.4 billion

Stockwatch - Nov 24, 21:55

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from cleanroom constructor United Information Systems...

Japan-based Murata sees potential in IoT and wearable industries

Nov 21, 12:20

Japan-based component maker Murata Manufacturing has showcased its latest wearable devices at China Hi Tech Fair Elexcon 2014 and is planning to release one stop solutions to assist...

Wearable prototype from Murata

Falling LED bulb prices put pressure on LED driver IC firms

Nov 21, 10:34

Falling retail prices for LED light bulbs have put the LED driver IC market under pressure, according to industry sources. Some LED driver IC suppliers incapable of lowering their...

Compeq 4Q14 sales to rise 5-10%

Nov 18, 15:28

HDI PCB specialist Compeq Manufacturing is expected to report a modest 5-10% sequential increase in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014, thanks to brisk demand for...

Compeq specializingin HDI boards for smartphones, tablets

Semi material distributors Topco, Wah Lee 4Q14 sales to drop up to 5%

Nov 12, 22:06

Semiconductor material suppliers Topco Scientific and Wah Lee Industrial are expected to enjoy a particularly strong fourth quarter buoyed by the ramping of 20nm process products...

TSMC buys NT$1.4 billion of equipment from three suppliers

Stockwatch - Nov 5, 21:27

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Kinmax Technology, Screen Semiconductor Solutions and Tokyo Electron...

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

Oct 23, 21:45

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 109.26 for September 2014, decreasing 1.08% on month and but increasing 11.03% on year, according to statistics...

Taiwan August manufacturing production index down on month, says MOEA

Sep 24, 10:59

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 110.56 for August 2014, decreasing by 1.54% on month and but increasing by 7.20% on year, according to the Ministry...

Semi material distributors Topco, Wah Lee brace for strong sales in 4Q14

Sep 19, 12:08

Semiconductor material suppliers Topco Scientific and Wah Lee Industrial will see their sales momentum continue to the end of 2014, buoyed by the ramping of 28nm and 20nm process...

China promoting development of MEMS industry

Sep 16, 14:59

In view of strong demand for MEMS components from China-based smartphone vendors, the China government has been promoting the development of the local MEMS industry by teaming up...

China to post highest growth in semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending in 2014

Sep 3, 12:05

While Taiwan will remain globally the largest spender on semiconductor manufacturing equipment in 2014, the rise of the semiconductor industry in China will give the country the highest...

Taiwan July manufacturing production index up on month, year, says MOEA

Aug 25, 21:50

Taiwan reported a manufacturing production index (2011 as a base year) of 112.27 for July 2014, increasing by 3.85% on month and by 6.77% on year, according to statistics released...

Touch Taiwan: Innolux to showcase latest Ultra HD display technology

Aug 25, 15:33

Innolux will participate in Touch Taiwan 2014 where it will showcase a series of new Ultra HD display panels and integrated touch screen solutions.

Wafer foundry houses seeking better cooling solutions

Aug 14, 11:00

Wafer foundry houses reportedly have been seeking cooperation with cooling module makers looking to apply cooling solutions into chips during the manufacturing process. So far the...

Samsung reportedly suffering from infighting; may impact upcoming smartphone plans, says report

Jul 24, 13:58

Samsung Electronics' wireless business unit is reportedly seeing infighting between the manufacturing and purchasing departments since the manufacturing arm is gradually increasing...

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

Jul 24, 11:35

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 108.13 for June 2014, decreasing 1.63% on month but increasing 8.93% on year, according to statistics released...

Acer to keep running PC business for the next several decades, says CEO

Jul 17, 13:57

Commenting on how to lead Acer out of its bottleneck, CEO Jason Chen at an interview with Sina.com said that the company is likely to continue running its PC business for...

Taiwan May manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Jun 24, 12:21

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 109.64 for May 2014, increasing 3.64% sequentially and 5.30% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

First China supplier breaks into top 10 LED rankings in 2013, says IHS

Jun 20, 14:51

China's massive investments in LED manufacturing capacity are paying off, with a China-based company entering the top ranks of the global market for the first time ever, according...

UMC to expand foundry capacity to fend off competition from SMIC, say sources

Jun 13, 11:30

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) will ramp up its capacity for 40nm processes in order to fend off increasing competition from China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International...

What works in telecom can work in high-speed manufacturing: Leveraging IoT with Vitesse

Jun 4, 14:35

Until recently, Vitesse Semiconductor saw its core market as being the carrier Ethernet market, particularly what it calls the IP edge, which is anything from base stations to picocells...

Vitesse CTO Martin Nuss

IC design houses see earnings improve in 1Q14

May 27, 22:20

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen their gross margins improve in the first quarter of 2014 thanks to the adoption of advanced manufacturing processes and steady chip prices,...

Foxconn rumored to land 5.5-inch iPhone orders; Wistron gets 4-inch phone orders

May 27, 15:18

Apple is rumored to release a 5.5-inch and a 4.7-inch iPhone in 2014 with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) said to be manufacturing both models, while Pegatron has...

Taiwan April manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

May 26, 10:19

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 105.29 for April 2014, increasing 0.49% on month and 5.21% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Samsung holds largest share of LCD TV manufacturing shipments in 1Q14

May 19, 21:15

In terms of LCD TV manufacturing shipments during the first quarter of 2014, Samsung Electronics held the largest shipment share at 22.5% followed by LG Electronics at 15%, TCL 8%,...

Taiwan March manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Apr 24, 11:55

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 104.66 for March 2014, increasing 18.85% sequentially and 3.5% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending down 11.5% in 2013, says Gartner

Apr 10, 14:20

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending totaled US$33.8 billion in 2013, an 11.5% decline from 2012, according to Gartner. Wafer-level manufacturing equipment demand performed...

Taiwan February manufacturing production index down on month, says MOEA

Mar 25, 11:19

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 88.04 for February 2014, decreasing 12.37% on month but increasing 0.94% on year, according to the Ministry of...

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    Before Going to Press | 3h 30min ago

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