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HannStar Board and GBM raise notebook PCB prices

Apr 13, 01:10

PCB makers HannStar Board and Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) both have raised their quotes for notebook PCBs by 8% recently, and indicated that prices for notebook- and motherboard-use...

Unitech new PCB plant to begin volume production in November

Apr 11, 14:44

PCB maker Unitech Printed Circuit Board will begin to install production lines at its new plant in Ilan, northeast Taiwan in August with the commercial run of the plant slated for...

Nanya PCB 2010 profits hit six-year low

Newswatch - Mar 24, 14:02

Nanya PCB (NPC) has announced net profits of NT$2.06 billion (US$69.63 million) for 2010, the company's lowest level in the past six years, according to a company filing with the...

Japan earthquake: PCB production in Taiwan unaffected until end-April

Mar 18, 11:18

Most Taiwan-based PCB makers have stated that inventory levels of raw materials stockpiled in their warehouses are currently still at full which will enable them to continue to operate...

Nittobo plant suspension may hit PCB supply chain

Mar 18, 01:40

With Nittobo suspending production at its plants, the global supply of fiber glass yarns used to make PCBs is likely to be reduced, industry sources have speculated.

HannStar Board to hike PCB prices starting April, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 10, 16:33

Taiwan-based PCB manufacturer HannStar Board plans to raise its prices by 8-12% starting April 2011, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) cited company COO Yeh...

PCB maker Unitech to issue 100 million new shares, says paper

Stockwatch - Mar 4, 14:20

PCB maker Unitech Printed Circuit Board plans to issue 100 million new shares for a capital increase project with each share priced at NT$15 (US$0.508), which will represent a discount...

PCB maker GBM posts flat revenues for January

Feb 14, 12:39

PCB maker Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) has posted revenues of NT$3.17 billion (US$108.49 million) for January 2011, down 1% in NT dollar terms but up 4.4% in US dollar terms seq...

GBM president Peter chu

Taiwan-based PSA Group to build new PCB production base in Chongqing

Feb 14, 11:32

Taiwan-based Passive System Alliance (PSA) Group plans to build a new production base in Chongqing, China in order to cope with changes of the labor costs and movement of industry...

PCB makers hiking product prices to reflect rising production costs

Jan 24, 15:10

PCB makers including Unimicron Technology, HannStar Board and Global Brand Manufacture (GBM) have reportedly raised prices for some of their products, and the price hikes have also...

Second wave of approved PCB suppliers for iPad 2 confirmed

Jan 21, 01:50

Apple has increased the number of PCB suppliers for iPad 2 from three to seven, industry sources have claimed. The newly-added contract makers, Compeq Manufacturing, Gold Circuit...

Unimicron mulling additional investment in China

Jan 20, 12:39

Taiwan-based PCB maker Unimicron Technology has announced it recently signed an investment MOU with the economic development committee of Nantong City in Jiangsu, China, planning...

IC vendors set to cut prices as notebook, DRAM and PCB makers mull hikes

Jan 19, 13:48

While the entire electronics industry supply chain is currently set in a price spiral with notebook makers already successfully raising their OEM quotes for the first quarter of 2011,...

PCB makers looking to raise quotes as material costs rise

Jan 19, 01:10

Despite price hikes by upstream material suppliers, PCB makers are finding it difficult to pass increased cost downstream. PCB material prices began to rebound from the Lunar New...

Strong smartphone sales to ease PCB makers sales decline in 1Q11

Jan 18, 01:20

With strong sales for high-end smartphones, Taiwan-based PCB makers Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing, Unitech Printed Circuit Board and Wus Printed Circuit are expecting...

PCB prices slightly hiked, say Taiwan component makers

Jan 12, 16:08

Among notebook supply chain players, Taiwan-based PCB makers have raised quotes slightly to reflect continued increases in material and labor costs, while vendors of new notebook...

FPCB makers Flexium and Career report December sales increase

Jan 12, 01:10

Flexium Interconnect reported December 2010 consolidated revenues of NT$457 million (US$15.65 million), up 6.59% sequentially. Fourth-quarter consolidated revenues went up 2.23% sequentially...

Niching looks to 20-30% revenue growth in 2011

Jan 11, 16:08

IC material distributor Niching Industrial saw revenues climb to a record of NT$1.49 billion (US$51 million) in 2010. The company credited the result to strong demand for products...

Hannstar Board and GBM bullish on orders for notebook PCB

Jan 11, 01:00

Though PCB makers Hannstar Board and Global Brand Manufacture (GBM) both saw December revenues decline sequentially due to clients adjusting inventory at year's end, the companies...

PCB makers looking to raise quotes

Jan 10, 15:30

Faced with price increases in copper clad laminate (CCL), Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers are now negotiating with clients to raise quotes by at least 5% to maintain reasonable profits,...

Nan Ya PCB sampling FC substrates for new Intel platform

Jan 10, 11:33

Taiwan's Nan Ya PCB (NPC) has begun sampling six- to 12-layer flip-chip (FC) substrates for Intel's recently-announced Sandy Bridge processors, as well as Japan-based Ibiden Electronics...

Nanya PCB to slash capex in 2011

Jan 7, 01:05

Nanya PCB (NPC) plans to drop its capital spending from NT$5 billion (US$171 million) in 2010 to less than NT$1 billion in 2011, as most of its investment for expanding capacity for...

PCB inspection equipment maker Machvision to debut on OTC market

Jan 4, 13:49

PCB inspection equipment maker Machvision's shares will debut on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) securities market on January 5 at an initial offer of NT$26 (US$0.89) per share, according...

PCB material prices on the rise

Dec 31, 01:00

Prices for fiber glass yarns and fabrics, key materials for making copper clad laminates (CCL), are set to rise by as much as 15% in January 2011, according to industry sources. The...

PCB maker Wus announces stock buyback

Stockwatch - Dec 29, 14:33

Wus Printed Circuit plans to buy back 28 million shares of common stock, about 7.37% of its outstanding shares, in a price range of NT$14.21 (US$0.48) to NT$30.42 per share between...

PCB maker TPT expects flat or slight growth in 1Q11 revenues

Dec 29, 01:45

Taiwan-based PCB maker Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) expects revenues to stay flat or grow slightly on quarter in the first quarter of 2011, judging from current order visibility. Demand...

PCB maker Compeq announces NT$134 million in November net income

Dec 28, 01:05

PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing on December 27 announced self-evaluated net income of NT$134 million (US$4.5 million) or NT$0.11 a share for November. With strong shipments for handset...

Flexium, Taiflex to raise capital for capacity ramp

Dec 23, 01:45

Flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Flexium Interconnect and Taiflex Scientific, a supplier of flexible copper-clad laminates (FCCL), have recently revealed plans to raise capital to ramp up...

Compeq secures NT$5 billion syndicated loan

Dec 23, 01:00

Compeq Manufacturing, a major Taiwan-based PCB supplier, on December 22 announced it has completed a syndicated loan of NT$5 billion (US$167 million) with a 19-member banking consortium...

HDI supply chain to see shortages in 2011

Dec 22, 01:15

With strong demand from the smartphone and tablet PC sectors, HDI board supply has shown signs of shortage since the third quarter of 2010, according to PCB makers. Laser drilling...

Global PCB production value to grow 6% in 2011, says Prismark

Dec 17, 14:37

Global PCB production value is expected to grow 6% on year in 2011, according to Shiuh-Kao Chiang, managing partner at market research firm Prismark Partners. Chiang also revised...

Chin-Poon sees automobile PCB as growth driver for 2011

Dec 17, 01:00

Taiwan-based PCB manufacturer Chin-Poon Industrial expects products used in car-use electronics to account for 50% of its overall revenues in 2011, followed by those for communication...

PCB maker GCE to ramp up HDI board capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 14, 14:39

PCB maker Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE) plans to ramp up its production capacity for HDI boards from 200,000 square feet a month currently to 350,000 square feet in the first quarter...

Fire breaks out at Iteq CCL plant

Newswatch - Dec 10, 13:25

A fire broke out at one of Iteq's factories in Taoyuan County, northern Taiwan, in the early hours of December 10. One employee was found dead, and four were injured.

Copper foil prices up another 5%

Dec 10, 01:00

Quotes for copper foil have risen for the fourth consecutive month, up by 5% in December 2010 compared with November, according to industry sources. The upward trend reflects strengthening...

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