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Taiwan IC backend firms to enjoy strong 4Q17

Sep 25, 11:57

A ramp-up of orders for communications chips, as well as TV panel-use driver ICs and TDDI (touch with display driver) chips, will enable Taiwan-based IC backend firms to enjoy a particularly...

MOSFET supply to remain tight through end-2017

Aug 30, 13:12

The supply of MOSFET chips is expected to remain tight through the end of 2017, which will buoy sales at Taiwan-based suppliers including Advanced Power Electronics (APEC), Niko Semiconductor...

MOSFETs in short supply

SPIL net profits hike in 2Q17

Jul 25, 21:49

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw its net profits surge 116.6% sequentially to NT$2.16 billion (US$71.1 million) in the second quarter of 2017, with EPS reaching...

Chip demand from non-Apple camp slows

Jul 24, 13:08

Chip suppliers engaged in Apple's supply chain started to see orders pick up in June. On the other hand, chip demand from the non-Apple camp has been slow, according to sources at...

PTI to buy Micron backend plant in Japan

Apr 17, 11:12

Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI), a backend house specializing in NAND flash and DRAM memory chips, has announced plans to fully acquire Micron Akita, Micron Technology's assembly...

ChipMOS 1Q17 revenues slip 2%

Apr 11, 10:27

ChipMOS Technologies, a backend house targeting the LCD driver IC and memory chip sectors, saw its first-quarter revenues slip about 2% sequentially and outperform its estimate of...

ASE 1Q17 revenues rise 6.7%

Apr 10, 23:38

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) saw its consolidated revenues increase 6.7% from a year earlier in the first quarter of 2017, while sales generated from its core...

SPIL, KYEC March revenues increase

Apr 10, 11:20

IC packaging and testing houses Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) have reported on-year revenue growth of 3.9% and 6.7%, respectively,...

Backend firms Walton, Lingsen seeing brisk NOR flash demand

Apr 5, 15:10

Taiwan-based backend service companies Lingsen Precision Industries and Walton Advanced Engineering have both landed orders for NOR flash memory from Macronix International and Winbond...

ASE to deal out cash dividend of NT$1.40 for 2016

Stockwatch - Apr 5, 11:10

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) board of directors has adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$1.40 (US$0.05) cash dividend per share for 2016, when the...

ASE says no plan to set up local site in US for packaging services

Mar 23, 21:09

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has a site in the US for IC testing, and has no plans to expand the site or build another locally for packaging services, according to company...

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Micron to establish backend site for DRAM in Taiwan

Mar 21, 21:03

Micron Technology has announced that on March 14 it successfully won the auction for Cando assets, which will be utilized in establishing a back-end site for Micron Taiwan. Micron...

Micron Taiwan wins bid to buy Cando plant

Mar 15, 09:46

Micron Memory Taiwan, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Micron Technology, has won a bid to take over touch panel maker Cando's plant in Taichung (central Taiwan) and equipment installed...

Backend houses ASE, PTI February revenues increase

Mar 7, 22:06

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues for February 2017 surged 19.5% from a year ago to around NT$21.1 billion (US$681.6 million),...

PTI to deal out cash dividend of NT$4 for 2016

Feb 23, 09:47

Powertech Technology's (PTI) board of directors has adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$4 (US$0.13) cash dividend per share for 2016, when the company saw its...

Walton net profits surge in 2016

Feb 20, 14:29

Memory-IC backend specialist Walton Advanced Engineering has reported net profits for the fourth quarter of 2016 hiked almost 200% sequentially to NT$317 million (US$10.3 million),...

Xintec swings to loss for 2016

Feb 18, 11:03

Taiwan-based Xintec, an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) specializing in packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as MEMS and fingerprint sensors,...

UTAC to close Shanghai operations

Feb 15, 16:00

United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC), a Singapore-based provider of test and assembly services for ICs, has announced plans to discontinue its operations in Waigaoqiao, Shanghai.

ASE January revenues down 10% on-month

Feb 8, 22:02

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$22.69 billion (US$713 million) for January 2017, down 10.2% sequentially but up 7.1% on year.

ASE looks to higher capex, revenues in 2017

Feb 2, 10:42

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects to post sequential revenue growth through the fourth quarter of 2017, with revenues for all of the year outperforming those reported...

ASE CFO Joseph Tung and COO Tien Wu

SPIL posts EPS of NT$3.19 for 2016

Jan 24, 21:58

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw its net profits increase 13.4% on year to NT$9.93 billion (US$316 million) in 2016 with EPS reaching NT$3.19. Non-operating gains led to...

PTI 1Q17 sales to beat seasonal patterns, says president

Jan 23, 21:47

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its performance during the first quarter of 2017 to be stronger than the seasonal pattern seen historically, said...

PTI terminates deal with Tsinghua Unigroup

Jan 16, 21:20

Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) has decided to terminate its share subscription agreement with China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup, according to the packaging and testing...

Chipbond posts record December, 4Q16 revenues

Jan 10, 11:09

Chipbond Technology saw its December revenues climb to a record NT$1.63 billion (US$50.8 million). Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2016 came to NT$4.87 billion, also a record hi...

PTI 2016 revenues rise 14%

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 16:07

IC backend house Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.59 billion (US$143.5 million) for December 2016, down 0.5% on month but up 15.5% on year.

SPIL posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 6, 10:41

IC packaging specialist Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw its 2016 revenues climb to a record NT$85.11 billion (US$2.66 billion).

SPIL orders equipment for NT$1.19 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 30, 11:08

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced equipment purchases worth a total of NT$1.19 billion (US$36.93 million) from Advantest and Kulicke and Soffa Indus...

ASE obtains ISO 26262 for its Kaohsiung site

Dec 27, 21:48

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has obtained the ISO 26262 certification from TUV Nord for its Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan facility, according to the packaging and testing...

Certification service provider IST acquires factory from SPIL

Stockwatch - Dec 20, 15:13

Taiwan-based Integrated Service Technology (IST), which offers full-scope verification and analysis services to the IC engineering industry with customers covering the whole spectrum...

SPIL approves NT$15.5 billion for 2017 capex

Stockwatch - Dec 15, 15:45

The board of directors of IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has approved plans to budget NT$15.5 billion (US$485.5 million) in capex for 2017, which will be utilized...

ASE to raise funds through issuing new shares, bonds

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:58

Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has disclosed plans to issue new shares and unsecured corporate bonds. Proceeds from the share and bond issues will be used to...

Chipbond set to report record 4Q16 revenues

Dec 8, 22:10

Packaging and testing company Chipbond Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.63 billion (US$51.3 million) for November 2016, hitting a monthly record for the third...

ASE IC ATM revenues rise in November

Dec 7, 22:12

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) saw its consolidated revenues decrease 1.3% from a year earlier in November 2016, while sales generated from its core IC ATM (assembly test...

PTI revenues hit record for 4th straight month

Dec 7, 22:06

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.61 billion (US$145 million) for November 2016, hitting a monthly record for the...

SPIL, KYEC November revenues rise

Dec 6, 15:55

IC packaging and testing houses Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) have reported on-year revenue growth of 7.4% and 20.7%, respectively,...

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