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Commentary: Taiwan IC backend firms facing challenge from fast expanding China competitors

Nov 26, 16:23

A recent media report indicating that China-based Jiangsu Changjing Electronics Technology (JCET) has landed SiP (system-in-package) module orders from Apple could serve as a warning...

ASE to expand workforce at Chungli facility

Nov 26, 10:22

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will expand the workforce at its manufacturing site in Chungli, northern Taiwan to 15,000 from the current 9,000, as sales generated from...

China firm reportedly lands SiP device orders from Apple

Nov 25, 13:56

Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), China's largest semiconductor packaging and test services provider, has reportedly grabbed assembly orders for SiP (system-in-package)...

Taiwan semiconductor production value to rise 4% in 2016, says IEK

Nov 18, 11:14

Taiwan's semiconductor industries are expected to generate total production value of NT$2.34 trillion (US$71.3 billion) in 2016, up 4.1% on year, according to the Industrial Economics...

ASE October revenues rise 5% on year

Nov 9, 22:28

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$27.75 billion (US$846.2 million) for October 2015, representing a 4.6% on-year increase but a 1.9%...

SPIL to form joint investment business with three other chipmakers

Nov 6, 14:37

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has disclosed plans to form a joint investment business with three other Taiwan-based chipmakers. The joint investment entity will mainly invest...

SPIL October revenues rise 1.5%

Nov 6, 10:40

Packaging and testing company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.07 billion (US$217.62 million) for October 2015, up 1.5% sequentially...

Demand key to driving 2016 semiconductor market, says ASE COO

Nov 5, 11:43

The 2016 semiconducor market will be all about demand, according to Tien Wu, COO for IC backend house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE).


ASE to grow revenues from Korea, says company COO

Nov 3, 11:03

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is looking to grow revenues generated from the market in Korea, where the Taiwan-based IC backend house has invested US$1 billion in building...

Tsinghu Unigroup to buy 25% stake in PTI for NT$19.4 billion

Nov 2, 11:02

China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup will invest a total of NT$19.4 billion (US$598 million) in Powertech Technology (PTI) through private placement, according to the Taiwan-based...

ChipMOS to expand business in China

Nov 2, 10:39

Acknowledging robust demand from China-based panel makers including BOE Technology and China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT), LCD driver IC backend houses such as ChipMOS Technologies...

Brisk SiP shipments buoying EMS operation, says ASE

Oct 30, 11:01

The average utilization rate of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) IC ATM (assembly test and material) operation is expected to fall 4-6% sequentially in the fourth quarter...

ASE CFO Joseph Tung

Amkor posts revenue and profit decreases in 3Q15

Oct 29, 15:40

Packaging and testing company Amkor Technology has announced net profits of US$28 million, or US$0.12 per share, on revenues of US$734 million for the third quarter ended September...

PTI expects steady growth in 4Q15

Oct 28, 22:12

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) expects to deliver steady growth in the fourth quarter of 2015, and is optimistic about its business outlook for first-quarter...

Driver IC backend houses see utilization rates fall to 70-80%, says report

Newswatch - Oct 26, 14:16

LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have both seen their capacity utilization rates fall to 70-80%, due mainly to poor TV sales...

AMD, Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics to establish semiconductor assembly and test JV

Oct 19, 14:25

AMD and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics (NFME) have announced the signing of a definitive agreement to create a joint venture combining AMD's high-volume assembly, test, mark, and...

SPIL will continue to work on planned strategic alliance with Foxconn, says chairman

Oct 16, 16:00

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), which has failed to get enough support from its shareholders for a share-swap deal with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry),...

SPIL fails to gain shareholder approval for tie-up with Foxconn

Oct 15, 14:38

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has failed to gain the required support from shareholders for two resolutions that were necessary for SPIL to carry out a proposed share-swap...

SPIL employees rally in Taichung

Court dismisses legal action filed by ASE against SPIL

Oct 14, 11:40

A district court in Taiwan has dismissed a legal action filed by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to seek an injunction to prevent Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL)...

SPIL will seek approval for a proposed a strategic alliance with Foxconn

ASE posts 23% revenue growth in September

Oct 12, 15:32

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$28.28 billion (US$875.8 million) for September 2015, representing increases of 23.4% sequentially...

SPIL 3Q15 revenues beat guidance

Stockwatch - Oct 7, 11:19

Packaging and testing house Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) has posted consolidated revenues of NT$20.03 billion (US$613.3 million) for the third quarter of 2015, above its guidance...

PTI reports increased September revenues

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 16:15

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.71 billion (US$113.5 million) for September 2015, representing increases of 3.7%...

ASE seeking court injunction on SPIL shareholders meeting

Oct 5, 16:11

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is seeking an injunction from a Taiwan court to prevent Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) from holding a provisional shareholders meeting...

Taiwan high court rules in favor of ASE in pollution case

Sep 30, 11:43

The Kaohsiung branch of Taiwan's high court has overturned a district court ruling by acquitting Advanced Semiconductor Engineering and its five employees of pollution charges in...

SPIL to seek shareholders approval for stock-swap deal with Foxconn

Sep 29, 15:24

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will hold a shareholders meeting on October 15, seeking approval for an increase in the company's authorized share capital and its planned...

IC backend houses to stay cautious as TSMC warns of sales drop in 4Q15

Sep 25, 12:28

With Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) forecasting a sequential decline in fourth-quarter revenues, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and other backend companies...

SPIL dismisses rumors about merger talks with three other backend houses

Sep 23, 11:14

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has dismissed rumors, saying it is not in talks for a share-swap merger with ChipMOS Technologies, King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and...

SPIL employees protest against ASE takeover bid

Sep 18, 16:16

In Taiwan, over 200 employees of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) rallied in front of the Ministry of Labor (MOL) headquarters on September 18, expressing concerns that their...

Over 200 SPIL employees protest against ASE takeover bid

ASE acquisition of SPIL shares reaches required minimum

Sep 18, 15:25

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced that its acquisition of the Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) common shares and ADRs (American depositary receipts) already...

ASE, SPIL report increased August revenues

Sep 8, 15:05

IC packaging and testing houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported sequential increases of 5.8% and 5.7%, respectively,...

PTI reports increased August revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 7, 16:13

Memory packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.58 billion (US$109 million) for August 2015, representing growth of 3.3%...

KYEC looks to single-digit revenue growth in 3Q15

Sep 4, 10:53

Wafer probing service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects to post single-digit sequential growth in revenues for the third quarter of 2015.

ASE chairman urges Taiwan companies to unite to face challenges from China supply chain

Sep 3, 10:36

Taiwan-based companies should work together to confront the challenges posed by the rise of China's IT supply chain, according to Jason Chang, chairman for Advanced Semiconductor...

ASE chairman Jason Chang

Amkor positive about consolidation within IC backend sector

Sep 3, 10:15

The IC packaging and testing sector will continue its trend toward consolidation, and Amkor Technology is positive about such development, according to Mike Liang, president of Amkor...

Mike Liang, president of Amkor Taiwan

SPIL looks to effective results of SiP packaging development with Foxconn

Sep 2, 11:22

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) expects its strategic partnership with Foxconn Electronics for developing SiP (system-in-package) packaging technology to begin bearing fruit...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin
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