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TPT, Tripod expect order receiving to rebound as early as February

Dec 21, 16:17

PCB manufacturers Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) and Tripod Technology, which mainly supply optoelectronics boards for LCD TV, monitor and notebook applications, both agree that orders...

Taiwan flexible PCB firms benefiting from transferred orders

Dec 21, 15:07

Taiwan-based flexible PCB manufacturers including Career Technology and Flexium Interconnect are benefiting from orders shifted from clients of Japan-based fellow firms Nippon Mektron...

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...

Normal HDD supply to resume in 1Q12, says GBM

Dec 16, 16:34

The global supply for hard disk drives is expected to return to normal as early as the first quarter of 2012, according to Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which makes PCBs and also...

Ultrabook demand to trigger birth of thinner CCMs in 2012

Dec 13, 01:40

The thickness of compact camera modules (CCM), to satisfy demand of ultrabooks have a thickness of only 0.7- to 0.8-inch, is expected to shrink down from a standard size of 3-4mm...

Taiwan PCB production value to slip 4% in 4Q11

Dec 8, 16:32

Taiwan's PCB production value is set to decrease 4% sequentially to NT$129.8 billion (US$4.3 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2011, due to a slowdown in orders, predicted the Industrial...

Iteq posts growth in November revenues

Dec 8, 16:24

Taiwan's Iteq, which manufactures copper-clad laminates (CCL) for the production of PCBs, has reported consolidated revenues for November 2011 grew only 0.7% sequentially which market...

Taiwan 3Q11 PCB production value up 9.2%

Dec 7, 16:23

Taiwan's PCB production value increased 9.2% sequentially to NT$135.2 billion (US$4.6 billion) in the third quarter of 2011, propelled by growth in sales of HDI boards, multi-layer...

Chin-Poon, Unitech land orders shifted from KCE

Dec 6, 16:13

Taiwan-based Chin-Poon Industrial and Unitech Printed Circuit Board have obtained orders for automotive PCBs shifted from Thailand's KCE Electronics since November, according to industry...

PCB maker Apex Circuit posts record revenues in November

Dec 5, 16:24

Apex Circuit International, a Thailand-based PCB maker established by entrepreneurs from Taiwan, has announced November sales hit a record high for the second straight month.

Nippon Mektron sees partial recovery from Thailand flooding

Dec 2, 01:20

Nippon Mektron has announced that halted operations in Thailand have resumed partially, and expects to restore full production and shipments at the facilities located in the flood-hit...

ShineMore starts OTC listing

Nov 29, 14:33

ShineMore Technology Materials, which manufactures copper-clad laminates (CCL) as well as aluminum heat-sink substrates for LED applications, began trading on Taiwan's OTC (over-the-counter)...

Ultrabooks to spur demand for HDI PCB

Nov 28, 14:57

PCB manufacturers generallly believe that ultrabooks will help stimulate demand for high-density interconnect (HDI) boards, when the new category of computer enjoys widespread adoption...

Foxconn-affiliated PCB maker Zhen Ding to list on TSE

Nov 23, 01:05

Zhen Ding Technology Holding, a PCB maker registered in the Cayman Islands and based in Taiwan and belonging to the Foxconn Group, will begin listing on the Taiwan Stock Exchange...

Fulltech to issue NT$800 million in convertible bonds

Nov 22, 16:59

Fulltech Fiber Glass, a Taiwan-based maker of fiber glass yarn and fabric, has unveiled plans to issue NT$800 million (US$26.7 million) worth of unsecured convertible corporate bonds...

PCB industry unlikely to see upturn until 2Q12

Nov 22, 14:08

PCB and flexible PCB (FPCB) manufacturers including Career Technology, Tripod Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, and upstream material providers such as CCL maker Iteq...

PCB material prices showing signs of stabilization

Nov 21, 15:24

PCB material prices thus far in the fourth quarter have decreased at a slower pace than in the prior two quarters, a sign prices could be stabilizing around the end of 2011, according...

IC material distributor Niching sees October sales rebound

Nov 15, 10:26

Niching Industrial saw its monthly revenues rebound to hit a record NT$156 million (US$5.17 million) in October 2011, thanks to a pick-up in orders for memory products, according...

PCB production value to see slower growth in 2012

Nov 10, 17:05

Global PCB production value will grow less than 5% in 2012, compared to the larger 7.4% rise estimated for 2011, Simon Chen, chairman for the Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA),...

PCB industry to rebound in 2Q12

Nov 10, 10:41

Career Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board both expect demand for PCBs to rebound in the second quarter of 2012. End-market demand has been disappointing in the fourth quarter...

Iteq aims at fourth place in CCL market in 2015

Nov 9, 16:22

Copper-clad laminate (CCL) manufacturer Iteq has set a goal of generating revenues of US$1 billioin in 2015, and is working to expand its global presence by moving from the mid-low...

Tripod, Iteq building factories in China

Nov 9, 16:18

PCB manufacturer Tripod Technology and Iteq, a producer of copper clad laminates (CCL), have both unveiled plans to construct plants in Hubei Province, central China with new capacities...

Tripod conservative about 4Q11 outlook

Nov 8, 11:50

PCB supplier Tripod Technology has expressed caution about the company's business outlook for the rest of 2011, citing supply chain disruptions caused by Thailand's floods.

Flexium to start up new capacity in 2012

Nov 4, 01:30

Flexible PCB (FPCB) supplier Flexium Interconnect expects new capacity at its factory site in Kunshan (China) to come online in April 2011, allowing it to boost production value 40...

PCB maker Apex Circuit positive about 4Q11 outlook

Nov 3, 16:50

Apex Circuit International, a Thailand-based PCB maker established by entrepreneurs from Taiwan, expects fourth-quarter revenues to enjoy similar sequential growth seen in the third...

Fulltech to delay expansion of fiber-glass yarn

Nov 2, 17:07

Fulltech Fiber Glass originally planned to complete expansion of annual production capacity of fiber-glass yarn from 72,000 tons to 81,000 tons by the end of 2011, but has decided...

Unimicron, Chin-Poon deny enforcement of leave without pay

Nov 2, 12:10

Unimicron Technology and Chin-Poon Industrial have denied reports they have begun enforcing compulsory leave without pay, a temporary measure to reduce operating costs, because of...

HDD supply disruption to impact 4Q11 revenues, says GBM

Nov 1, 16:15

Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which makes PCBs and also provides assembly services for the boards, has warned that its fourth-quarter revenues will be dragged down by sales of...

Japan-based PCB maker Meiko halts operations of Wuhan plant

Oct 24, 13:46

Japan-based PCB maker Meiko Electronics has suspended operations at its plant in Wuhan, China due to issues related to environmental evaluations.

Ichia to expand flexible PCB operation over next three years

Oct 19, 15:31

Taiwan-based Ichia Technologies is looking to expand production capacity for flexible PCBs (FPCB) and FPCB assembly over the next three years, and expects sales generated from its...

Ichia CEO Wu Le-sheng

Flooding in Thailand hits PCB, FPCB plants

Oct 19, 14:00

KCE Electronics, Thailand's largest PCB manufacturer, has announced that shipments to customers are being halted because of the country's ongoing floods. Japan-based flexible PCB...

Fire breaks out at NPC PCB plant

Oct 17, 15:21

A fire broke out at one of Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board's (NPC) factories in Kunshan, China, in the early hours of October 15. The fire was extinguished quickly with no major damage...

HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

Taiwan PCB makers say Thailand factories unaffected by floods

Oct 12, 16:34

Taiwan-based PCB makers Advanced Printed Circuit Board (APCB) and Chin-Poon Industrial have noted that factories in Thailand continue normal operations and have not been impacted...

Fiber glass fabric makers post over 10% drops in September revenues

Oct 11, 13:57

Taiwan-based Fulltech Fiber Glass, Glotech Industrial and Baotek Industrial Materials, suppliers of fiber glass fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, all saw their revenues...

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