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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.

ASE reportedly lands small-volume orders for Apple processors

Dec 27, 21:00

Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), an IC packaging and testing services provider, reportedly has begun to fulfill small-volume orders for Apple's A-series proce...

Taiwan November manufacturing production index down on month, up on year

Dec 25, 15:37

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 133.85 for November 2012, decreasing 2.06% on month but increasing 5.47% on year, according to statistics released...

Wistron aims to boost non-notebook business contribution

Dec 24, 22:45

Wistron is set to increase its investments by US$87 million on non-notebook businesses including after-sales service, small- to medium-size panels and smartphones, aiming to raise...

TSMC sales to slip over 10% in December

Dec 21, 10:41

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to report an over 10% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues for December 2012, as orders for smartphone and tablet...

Sanyo deal unlikely to impact Taiwan DSC makers

Dec 12, 22:11

As Panasonic will sell its acquired Sanyo Electric digital still camera (DSC) business to Japan-based private equity firm Advantage Partners, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs pointed...

Csun shipping PPS manufacturing equipment

Dec 11, 21:52

PCB equipment maker Csun Manufacturing will begin shipping its PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) manufacturing equipment in December, pushing its revenues for the month to over NT$500...

Mirle in talks to ink supply contracts with China-based panel makers

Dec 4, 14:26

Mirle Automation reportedly is accelerating its talks with two major China-based panel makers in order to ink TFT LCD equipment supply contracts for 2013. The equipment maker is also...

PCB maker Compeq to build new plant in China

Nov 30, 16:10

PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing has secured a land lot in Chongqing to set up its second PCB plant in China, according to the company.

Taiwan October manufacturing production index up

Nov 26, 10:33

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 136.33 for October 2012, increasing 2.98% on month and 4.5% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Inspection tool supplier HMI doubles EPS in January-September period

Oct 31, 16:05

Electron beam inspection (EBI) equipment maker Hermes Microvision (HMI) has reported an EPS of NT$16.33 (US$0.56) for the first nine months of 2012, doubling from NT$8.12 of a year...

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

Oct 24, 10:48

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 132.53 for September 2012, decreasing by 4.46% on month but increasing by 3.08% on year, according to statistics...

Inspection tool supplier HMI seeing clear order visibility

Oct 18, 21:23

Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI) has seen its order visibility extend to the first quarter of 2013, according to industry sources. The transition to more advanced manufacturing...

Smartphones, tablets causing the IT supply chain to fall into imbalance

Oct 17, 21:45

The rapid growths of the smartphone and tablet markets have started to impact demand in other industries such as desktops, notebooks, and digital still cameras (DSC), while causing...

Apple supply chain looking to raise prices

Oct 15, 22:08

Apple's upstream supply chain partners including Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Foxlink, have reportedly demanded the brand vendor accept a price rise, as their...

China IC foundries move toward specific process manufacturing, says Digitimes Research

Sep 27, 15:15

China-based IC foundries, except Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), have moved to enhanced their specific process offerings...

Major foundries show mixed progress toward advanced process nodes

Sep 27, 13:58

Major IC foundries have made mixed progress in developing their businesses in the advanced process market, according to industry sources. There likely be an ever widening technology...

Taiwan August manufacturing production index up on month, year

Sep 24, 16:26

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 139.43 for August 2012, increasing 2.02% on month and 1.80% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Compal/Lenovo joint venture expected to output 3-5 million notebooks in 2013

Sep 4, 01:35

The notebook manufacturing joint venture of Compal Electronics and Lenovo in Hefei, China was reported by local media to enjoy more than 10 million units of notebook production volume...

Csun to start shipping new equipment for LED manufacturing in 4Q12

Aug 30, 01:30

Csun Manufacturing is scheduled to start shipping its new turnkey equipment for the manufacture of patterned sapphire substrates (PSS) in the fourth quarter of 2012 and expects overall...

STATS ChipPAC advances TSV capabilities with qualification of mid-end manufacturing

Aug 29, 16:49

STATS ChipPAC has announced that its through-silicon-via (TSV) capabilities have achieved a new milestone with the qualification of its 300mm mid-end manufacturing operation and transition...

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