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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...

PCB suppliers see drop in 4Q11 orders

Oct 7, 01:15

Combined orders placed with Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers for the fourth quarter of 2011 are likely to slip 15% or more sequentially, according to industry sources. Demand across...

PCB drilling service provider Evatech signs syndicated loan agreement with DBS Bank

Oct 6, 17:07

Eva Technologies (Evatech), which provides OEM PCB drilling services for HDI boards and IC substrates, has signed a syndicated loan agreement with a banking consortium led by DBS...

Taiwan PCB makers to benefit from Amazon tablet launch

Sep 30, 10:55

Some Taiwan-based PCB makers will benefit from Amazon's launch of its 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet PCs, and shipments from the makers are likely to increase significantly in the fourth...

PCB maker Apex to allocate NT$4 billion for new plant

Sep 29, 15:39

Thailand-based PCB maker Apex International plans to invest NT$4 billion (US$132 million) to build a new plant to ramp up its capacity, according to the company.

PCB maker Ampoc sees order visibility extended to 1Q12

Sep 19, 12:19

Wet-process PCB equipment maker Ampoc Far-East has stated that order visibility for its HDI-board production equipment has extended to the first quarter of 2012.

PCB equipment maker Chime Ball looking to strong sales in 4Q11

Sep 19, 11:45

Taiwan-based PCB manufacturing equipment maker Chime Ball Technology has revealed that its production capacity has been fully booked for the third quarter of 2011, and demand for...

PCB equipment makers seeing order visibility through year-end

Sep 16, 15:18

Ampoc Fareast has received orders that will keep production at full capacity through the end of 2011, as clients in China and Japan step up expanding their capacities for HDI boards,...

NPC, Unimicron 2Q11 profits beat market estimates

Aug 25, 01:35

Taiwan-based IC substrate suppliers Nanya PCB (NPC) and Unimicron Technology have both reported double-digit sequential growth in net profits for the second quarter of 2011, beating...

Unitech expects sales rebound in August

Aug 25, 01:10

Unitech Printed Circuit Board expects August revenues to return to previous high levels as order momentum is picking up, according to the company. Production utilization will likely...

HannStar Board and GBM notebook PCB orders unlikely to be affected by HP spin-off

Aug 23, 14:20

Sales of notebook-use PCBs at HannStar Board and Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) are unlikely to be affected by Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) plans to spin-off its PC unit, according to...

PCB maker GBM profits up over 60% on year in 1H11

Aug 22, 14:54

PCB maker Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) has announced net profits of NT$410 million (US$14.1 million) for the first half of 2011, up 60.4% on year. The first-half earnings translated...

PCB maker Unitech reports sharp decline in 2Q11 profits

Newswatch - Aug 19, 15:41

PCB maker Unitech Printed Circuit Board saw its net profits sink 74% sequentially to NT$74.88 million (US$2.58 million) in the second quarter of 2011 due largely to non-operating...

Thailand-based Apex Circuit expanding capacity for multi-layer PCBs

Aug 19, 14:05

Apex Circuit International, a Thailand-based PCB maker established by entrepreneurs from Taiwan, has said it will continue expanding capacity to meet rising demand, in particular,...

FPCB maker Career Tech reportedly to take up Sunflex

Aug 19, 11:22

Flexible PCB maker Career Technology reportedly plans to acquire fellow maker Sunflex Tech through a share swap, in which one Sunflex share will be exchanged for 0.9 Career shares...

Taiwan handset PCB and chipset vendors hail Google acquisition of Motorola

Aug 17, 17:04

Taiwan-based handset PCB and chipsets makers have applauded Google's announcement of acquiring Motorola Mobility, expecting that a growing Android mobile device market will help boost...

Co-Tech to ramp up capacity for flexible PCBs

Aug 12, 13:56

Co-Tech Copper Foil has revealed plans to add an additional capacity of 150 metric tons of copper foil by the end of 2011. The new capacity will be allocated for the production of...

Motherboard makers reportedly reduce July and August PCB orders by 30%

Aug 8, 17:07

Taiwan-based motherboard makers have reportedly reduced their July and August PCB orders by about 30% from the previous month's despite being originally optimistic about their shipments...

CCL prices to rise in August

Aug 1, 16:03

Copper clad laminates (CCL) producers are set to raise their quotes for August by at least 5% to reflect the rise in raw materials, according to industry sources.

CCL used to make PCBs

Unimicron expects 3Q11 HDI-board shipments to rise 10-15%

Jul 29, 01:15

Unimicron Technology's HDI-board shipments will climb 10-15% sequentially in the third quarter of 2011 on brisk demand for smartphones, according to company CFO Tsai-Sheng Shen. Meanwhile,...

PCB makers Compeq, Unitech expect single-digit growth in 3Q11

Jul 26, 15:26

PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing is expected to see its shipments of HDI boards grow 5% sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, while fellow company Unitech Printed Circuit Board...

Unimicron PCB subsidiary in China building new factory

Jul 22, 14:09

Trendtronic Technology, a PCB subsidiary of Taiwan-based Unimicron Technology in China, has begun construction of its second-phase expansion project which will be completed in two...

Equipment supplier TKK expects sales to rebound in 2H11

Jul 21, 01:20

Semiconductor equipment distributor Taiwan Kong King (TKK) has said that its sales performance during the first half of 2011 should have hit bottom, and the company expects a rebound...

PCB maker APCB looks to 5-10% sequential revenue growth for 3Q11

Jul 18, 17:07

PCB maker Advanced Printed Circuit Board (APCB) expects its revenues to continue to grow 5-10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2011 after its revenues gained 27% on quarter to...

PCB material suppliers seeing orders slow

Jul 18, 15:52

Sources at Taiwan-based makers of fiber glass fabrics, one of the key raw materials for the production of PCBs, have revealed that orders landed for July were similar to those received...

Flexible PCB makers post mixed June results

Jul 11, 16:05

Flexium Interconnect has reported a 5% sequential increase in consolidated revenues for June 2011, while fellow flexible PCB companies Career Technology and Ichia Technologies saw...

Handset PCB makers bracing for slow 3Q11

Jul 11, 15:27

PCB manufacturers are likely to have only up to 5% sales growth sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, compared to 5-10% increases seen during the same quarter in previous years,...

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