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Apex sees increase in revenues, but drop in profits in 2013

Jun 26, 15:24

PCB maker Apex International has announced consolidated revenues of NT$6.34 billion (US$211.58 million) for 2013, up 11.1% on year, but the company's net profits dropped 35.35% on...

PCB maker Chin-Poon to kick off production of new plant in 1Q15

Jun 26, 13:58

The new PCB plant of Chin-Poon Industrial in Taoyuan, Taiwan will kick off commercial production at a monthly output of 62,500 square feet in the first quarter of 2015, according...

PCB maker TPT to ramp capacity by 1.5 million square feet in 2014

Jun 25, 16:14

PCB maker Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) plans to ramp up its capacity by 1.5 million square feet in 2014, aiming to boost its share in the global notebook board market to over 25% in...

FPCB maker Zhen Ding to kick off 3rd 5-year expansion plans

Jun 24, 11:56

Flexible PCB maker Zhen Ding Technology Holding plans to kick off its third five-year expansion plans starting 2015, according to company chairman Charles Shen.

Digitimes Research: Spreadtrum finding smartphone AP business difficult

Jun 19, 16:44

China-based Spreadtrum's application processor (AP) shipments have been dropping since China Mobile began subsidizing dual-core smartphones, as opposed to single-core models, in June...

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm far ahead of Marvell and MediaTek in China LTE market

Jun 19, 12:38

Qualcomm, a leading player in terms of LTE technologies, started supplying LTE solutions to markets worldwide including China in 2013. But because of regulations and issues over licensing...

Supply of any-layer HDI boards to remain in 2H14, says Compeq chairman

Jun 13, 14:16

The supply of any-layer HDI boards will remain tight in the second half of 2014 due to limited capacity ramps by major players, according to Wu Chien, chairman of Compeq Manufactur...

Compeq chairman Wu Chien

Thinking revenues hit 3-year high in May

Jun 12, 21:58

Protective component supplier Thinking Electronic saw its revenues hit a three-year high in May, powered by the availability of added production capacity from its new plant in Jiangxi,...

Digitimes Research: South Korea sees increasing semiconductor exports to Vietnam

Jun 12, 15:28

As labor costs in China are gradually rising, IT players have started turning to establish production lines in Vietnam, increasing the country's demand for upstream semiconductors...

PCB maker Dynamic swings back to profitability in 1Q14

Jun 11, 22:21

Rigid-flexible PCB maker Dynamic Electronics has reported net profits of NT$34.77 billion (US$1.16 million) for the first quarter of 2014, ending a five-quarter string of losses....

Zhen Ding to continue posting revenues of over NT$5 billion for June

Jun 11, 12:18

Flexible PCB maker Zhen Ding Technology Holding is expected to continue to post revenues of over NT$5 billion (US$166.69 million) for June, driven by its rising utilization rate,...

TPT, Tripod to see revenues grow 5-10% in 2Q14

Jun 10, 22:09

PCB makers Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) and Tripod Technology are expected to see their revenues grow 5-10% and 5%, respectively, in the second quarter of 2014 as compared to the previous...

T-Flex Techvest focuses on rigid-flexible PCBs for smartphones, tablets

Jun 6, 13:59

PCB maker T-Flex Techvest has generated profits for two straight quarters, buoyed by its focus on rigid-flexible PCB products for smartphones and tablets, according to industry sou...

FPCB makers raising capex budgets for 2014

Jun 4, 22:06

Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers including Flexium Interconnect, Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Career Technology are increasing their capex for capacity ramps in 2014, according...

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

The challenges: Digitimes Research director Joanne Chien on the changing Taiwan role in the global supply chain

Jun 3, 13:31

Historically, Computex has played a key role in the global IT ecosystem, complementing other tradeshows that appear in different markets at different times of the year and highlighting...

Joanne Chien, Digitimes Research director

Computex gets smart

Jun 3, 13:26

Asia's biggest ICT procurement exhibition and the world's second largest show is set to kick off today and run for the next five days, and Computex Taipei 2014 is expected to highlight...

Tapping the power of mobile devices through connectivity: Silicon Image on HDMI, MHL and Wireless HD

Jun 3, 12:34

Silicon Image is a semiconductor IP company whose expertise is connecting boxes to displays. The company develops semiconductor IP based on industry standards it has helped develop...

David Kuo, senior director of marketing, mobile devices at Silicon Image

Taiwan PCB production value down 14.1% sequentially in 1Q14, says IEK

May 30, 11:51

Factories set up by Taiwan-based PCB makers in Taiwan and China recorded total production value of NT$125.3 billion (US$4.14 billion) in the first quarter of 2014, decreasing 14.1%...

FCCL maker AEM ramping EMI shielding film shipments

May 29, 14:14

Flexible copper clad-laminate (FCCL) maker Asia Electronic Materials (AEM) has ramped its shipments of EMI shielding films to 40,000 square feet a month, pushing its monthly revenues...

EMI shielding films from AEM

Global semiconductor production edges down sequentially in 1Q14, says WSTS

May 28, 12:01

Global sales of semiconductor products totaled US$78.5 billion in the first quarter of 2014, down 1.8% sequentially but up 11.4% on year, according to data compiled by WSTS.

Taiwan PCB makers look to more orders from China-based Xiaomi

May 27, 15:55

Taiwan-based PCB makers are expected to land more orders, particularly for high-end HDI boards, from Xiaomi Technology as the China-based vendor has begun to ramp up shipments of...

Compeq new HDI board capacity to come online in 3Q14

May 26, 12:17

The first-phase of capacity of Compeq Manufacturing's new plant in Chongqing, China will come online at the end of the third quarter of 2014, according to the PCB maker.

Handset vendors to compete for audio performance

May 23, 15:50

Handset vendors are likely to enter a new round of competition to upgrade their sound-processing technology in order to deliver high quality audio content through their smartphones,...

HDI, any-layer board production lines to run at full capacity through June

May 23, 14:27

The production lines for HDI and any-layer boards at Taiwan's major PCB makers, including Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing, Tripod Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit...

Tripod Technology HDI capacity utilization rises to 90%

May 22, 19:20

Taiwan-based PCB maker Tripod Technology, due to booming orders for HDI boards, seen its HDI production capacity utilization rise to 90% currently, higher than the overall capacity...

Apex new capacity in Thailand comes online

May 21, 22:09

Apex International, a Taiwan-invested PCB maker in Thailand, has kicked off commercial operations for the first-phase capacity of its new plant. The plant will have a production capacity...

Chin-Poon Industrial expanding automotive PCB capacity

May 20, 21:12

Chin-Poon Industrial, the largest Taiwan-based automotive PCB maker with a global market share of about 10%, has started production capacity expansion with a planned investment of...

Manz to set up PCB equipment experimental factory in China

May 15, 22:02

Germany-based equipment maker Manz AG will invest CNY8.0 million (US$1.3 million) to establish a PCB production equipment experimental factory at its existing plant in Suzhou, eastern...

FCCL maker Asia Electronic looks to continual growth through 2014

May 13, 15:08

Flexible copper clad-laminate (FCCL) maker Asia Electronic Materials expects its revenues to continue growing quarter-on-quarter through 2014 after seeing sales rise 3.4% on year...

Niching Industrial 1Q14 net profits up 192% on year

May 13, 10:56

IC packaging material and tool distributor Niching Industrial has reported net profits of NT$9.21 million (US$304,000) for the first quarter of 2014, increasing 192% from a year earlier...

Lite-On Semiconductor to expand capacity at 4-inch fab

May 12, 21:49

Taiwan-based discrete device and contact image sensor maker Lite-On Semiconductor will invest NT$800-900 million (US$26.5-29.8 million) to expand annual foundry capacity at its 4-inch...

Drill bit supplier Topoint April revenues hit all-time high

May 12, 15:22

Drill bit maker Topoint Technology saw its revenues gain 12.4% sequentially and 12.8% on year to a record high of NT$250 million (US$8.29 million) in April. Accumulated revenues for...

Quartz component ASP to stabilize in 2014

May 12, 14:36

Quartz components' ASP is expected to stabilize in 2014 after declining 10-20% in 2013, according to industry sources.

Ralec to purchase Singapore-based ASJ via tender offer

May 9, 11:57

Passive component supplier Ralec Electronic has decided to purchase up to 50-100% of common shares of Singapore-based chip resistor maker ASJ Holdings through a tender offer.

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    On Semiconductor has introduced seven highly integrated three-phase intelligent power modules (IPM) for motor controls in white goods and industrial applications. The highly integrated...

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    Cree has announced the commercial availability of the new LMH2 LED module family. The LMH2 is the only LED module delivering 80-lumens-per-watt system efficacy combined with CRI greater...

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