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  • Last update: Monday 2 March 2015 [480 news items]

TSMC reportedly seeing orders slow down

Jun 19, 14:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) IC design customers have been cautious about placing orders scheduled to ship in the fourth quarter of 2012 as uncertainty is discouraging...

AMD to adopt 28nm Bulk CMOS manufacturing process for products in 2013

Jun 18, 10:13

AMD is set to make a major change in its manufacturing process in 2013 and will fully switch from the existing SOI manufacturing processor to 28nm Bulk CMOS process, according to...

Mark Papermaster, senior vice president and chief technology officer of AMD

Nvidia, AMD may miss PC replacement trend brought by Diablo 3

Jun 12, 01:35

Although the recent release of online PC game Diablo 3 has brought on a strong PC replacement trend in the consumer PC market, Nvidia and AMD may miss a good opportunity as their...

Innovative designs of ultrabooks may see panel and BLU makers play bigger roles in notebook manufacturing

Jun 7, 11:56

Accommodating the introduction of Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and Microsoft's Windows 8, numerous industry leading notebook brands are currently showcasing ultrabooks at Computex...

Asustek Taichi ultrabook with double-sided LCD display

ASE opens new manufacturing facility in China

May 31, 15:09

Packaging and testing firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced the opening of its Phase 3 manufacturing facility in Weihai, Shangdong province, China. The new building...

Taiwan April manufacturing index down

May 23, 16:29

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 133.08 for April 2012, decreasing by 3.81% on month and by 2.58% on year, according to statistics released by...

Carsem announces manufacturing capability into LED solutions

May 16, 10:43

Carsem, a provider of turnkey packaging and test services to the semiconductor industry, announced that they are now entering a partnership with a key customer to assemble and further...

Foxconn sees over 35% on-year growth in 1Q12 revenues; gross margin down to 6.64%

May 15, 14:08

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1 trillion (US$33.9 billion) for the first quarter of 2012, up 37.3% on year from NT$729.26...

PTI to grab mobile DRAM orders from Micron, sources say

May 15, 01:20

Market sources generally believe that Powertech Technology (PTI) will not lose orders because of Micron Technology's takeover of its main DRAM customer Elpida Memory, as the backend...

TPK to increase manufacturing of GFF products

May 9, 15:01

Touch panel maker TPK plans to increase the percentage of thin-film type touch panels to accommodate increasing demand for thinner and lighter touch panel products, according to industry...

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

Apr 24, 01:25

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 138.69 for March 2012, increasing by 12.77% on month but decreasing by 3.77% on year, according to statistics...

HP, Dell and Asustek said to plan launch of 15-inch ultrabooks without an ODD

Apr 24, 00:47

As Apple reportedly may remove the design of the internal optical disc drive (ODD) for its new MacBook Pro and make it an optional pick, sources from supply chain pointed out that...

HP to establish printer production line with Foxconn in Chongqing, China

Apr 19, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced it will cooperate with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to establish production lines in Chongqing, China for printer manufacturing...

TSMC to revise 2012 capex, says Chang

Apr 10, 01:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will announce its revised capex budget for 2012 at its upcoming investors meeting on April 26, according to company chairman and...

TSMC breaks ground for Phase 5 of Fab 14 at STSP, southern Taiwan

STATS ChipPAC Taiwan expects 1Q12 sales to rise 15-20%

Mar 30, 01:10

Testing house STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor, a subsidiary of Singapore-based STATS ChipPAC, expects its revenues to increase 15-20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012...

Taiwan February manufacturing production index up

Mar 23, 17:37

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 123.02 for February 2012, increasing 8.66% on month and 8.22% on year, according to statistics released by the...

IC manufacturing equipment spending to decline in 2012, says Gartner

Mar 22, 16:41

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending is projected to total US$38.9 billion in 2012, an 11.6% decline from 2011 spending of US$44 billion, according to Gartner.

TSMC likely to expand 28nm manufacturing capacity

Mar 20, 01:15

With current capacity for 28nm processes filled up, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to expand the leading-edge process capacity later in 2012, according...

TSMC likely to expand leading-edge capacity later in 2012

Phison to upgrade manufacturing processes of eMMC, SSD, USB 3.0 controller ICs to 55nm in 2Q12

Mar 14, 01:05

Phison Electronics, a Taiwan-based design house of flash memory controller ICs, will gradually upgrade the manufacturing processes of eMMC, SSD and USB 3.0 controller ICs to 55nm...

Co-chiefs likely to run future TSMC, says Chang

Mar 6, 01:10

The board of directors at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will now implement its CEO succession plan after the promotion of three senior vice presidents to company...

TSMC is considering having more than one CEO to succeed Chang

Taiwan-based makers to outsource some China production to cope with wage hikes

Mar 5, 12:21

In the wake of rising wages in China, PC and component factories established there by Taiwan-based firms are looking to outsource labor-intensive portions of the manufacturing process...

TSMC seeing orders fill sub-40nm capacity

Mar 2, 11:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has enjoyed strong demand for sub-40nm node technologies tightening capacity for the advanced processes, according to industry sources...

TSMC reportedly seeing tight capacity for sub-40nm processes

Getac chairman expects 10-15 million ultrabook shipments in 2012, 50-60 million for 2013

Mar 1, 01:15

As ultrabooks fall to mainstream prices as well as the launch of Windows 8, Getac Technology chairman James Hwang expects total ultrabook shipments will reach 10-15 million units...

Getac to push rugged PC and notebook component businesses in 2012

Mar 1, 01:05

Getac Technology, after stopping its notebook OEM business, is turning its focus to the rugged PC industry, and is also pushing its car electronics and fiberglass chassis businesses...

Getac chairman

Globalfoundries to acquire ProMOS for NT$20-30 billion, say sources

Feb 24, 01:45

Globalfoundries reportedly has agreed to take over financially-troubled ProMOS Technologies for NT$20-30 billion (US$0.7-1 billion), according to industry sources. By adding ProMOS'...

ProMOS to delist from Taiwan stock market on March 26

Taiwan January manufacturing production index down

Feb 24, 01:00

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 113.58 for January 2012, decreasing 10.83% on month and 16.92% on year, according to statistics released by...

Thai floods continue to impact HDD manufacturing, says IHS

Feb 13, 16:28

Although hard disk drive (HDD) supplies in the first quarter commenced their recovery from the disastrous floods that struck Thailand in late 2011, a full recovery of production is...

20GW of solar PV manufacturing equipment to be replaced by 2016, says IMS Research

Feb 13, 11:11

Despite the outlook for the solar PV manufacturing equipment market remaining bleak in 2012, there could be a 20GW opportunity for the upgrade or replacement of existing capacity...

Component players see different worker return rates after Lunar New Year

Feb 7, 13:58

Foxconn Electronics's (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) plants in Shenzhen, Chongqing and Zhengzhou, China have all reportedly seen over 90% of their employees return to work after the...

Taiwan December manufacturing production index up slightly

Jan 20, 16:53

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 127.25 for December 2011, increasing 0.34% on month but decreasing 8.67% on year, according to statistics released...

Tainergy expects to turn profitable in 2012

Jan 3, 16:26

Tainergy Tech, the solar cell manufacturing subsidiary of Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, expects its operation to return to profitability in 2012. The market will rebound after hitting...

Taiwan November manufacturing production index down

Dec 23, 16:25

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 128.35 for November 2011, decreasing by 1.62% on month and by 4.22% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

China to begin making MOCVD equipment in early 2012

Dec 23, 10:45

To promote its LED industry, China will begin to manufacture MOCVD equipment within its own territory in early 2012 - a move which will lower the costs for the production LED epitaxial...

LED epitaxial wafer

TSMC to enter volume production on 18-inch wafers as early as 2015

Dec 23, 10:32

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will maintain its plans to begin trial production on 18-inch wafers in the 2013-2014 timeframe, with volume production slated for...

Asustek outsources motherboard orders to Cal-Comp Electronics

Dec 20, 01:10

Asustek Computer has recently added Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics, an affiliate of Compal Electronics, as its motherboard manufacturing partner and is expected to outsource 5-6...

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