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New sapphire substrate plant to break ground in July, says SAS

Jun 17, 16:20

Taiwan-based wafer maker, Sino-American Silicon (SAS) stated there is stable demand for semiconductors and a slight return of demand for solar products at its shareholders meeting...

Elpida shifts partial capacity back to PC DRAM

Jun 17, 01:10

Elpida Memory has recently moved 20,000 to 30,000 12-inch wafers of capacity at its Hiroshima plant back to PC DRAM chips due to an unexpected slowing in orders for mobile DRAM used...

Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant near completion

Jun 15, 10:38

State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) has finished 93% of the construction of Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant located in the northeastern coast, with main buildings and installation...

Foxconn May revenues down sequentially due to accident at Chengdu plant

Jun 13, 09:58

Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) had non-consolidated revenues of NT$200.561 billion (US$6.95 billion) for May dropping 2.14% on month due to the impact of an explosion at its...

Flat panel maker CPT to sell CRT plant in Malaysia

Jun 9, 01:40

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has signed an agreement to sell the land and factory of its CRT plant in Malaysia to Dijaya Corporation Berhad, a local land developer, for MYR391 million...

Samsung breaks ground for 7.5G plant in China

May 31, 16:19

Samsung Electronics has announced that the company recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new 7.5 generation fabrication facility in Suzhou, China. Spanning an area of 600,000...

Wistron signs for setting up plant in western China, says report

May 30, 10:37

Taiwan-based ODM Wistron on May 27 signed with the government of Chongqing City, western China, to establish a plant to produce notebook and desktop PCs, LCD TVs and communications...

Foxconn Chengdu plant employee commits suicide, says paper

Newswatch - May 27, 15:18

A male employee at Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) plant in Chendgu, China, has committed suicide by jumping from the roof of his apartment, according to a Chinese-language...

Production of half-million iPads at risk from Foxconn plant explosion, says IHS iSuppli

May 24, 13:49

The explosion at Foxconn's plant in Chengdu, China, could result in a production loss of 500,000 Apple iPad 2 tablets in the second quarter, according to a new analysis from IHS iSuppli...

Taiwan PCB makers TPT, T-Flex to jointly set up plant in Suining

May 24, 13:40

Taiwan-based PCB maker Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) and its subsidiary T-Flex Techvest PCB will jointly set up a PCB production plant in Suining, a city located between Chengdu City...

Foxconn Chengdu plant produces less than 30% of total iPad 2 demand

May 23, 11:27

Production has been suspended at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu City, western China, following an explosion that left three dead and 15 injured on May 20. The plant recently started...

Accident at Foxconn's Chengdu plant not affecting iPad 2 assembly lines, says newspaper

Newswatch - May 22, 21:01

The explosion and consequent fire breaking out at Foxconn's production base of iPad 2 in Chengdu City, western China, has not affected the assembly lines of the tablet PC, according...

AUO 8.5G plant awarded first LEED Platinum certification

May 20, 01:30

AU Optronics on May 19 announced its 8.5G plant in the Houli site of the Central Taiwan Science Park has obtained LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environment Design) Platinum certification...

Wus China subsidiary looks to 10% revenue growth in 2011

May 13, 12:33

Wus Printed Circuit (Kunshan), a China subsidiary of PCB maker Wus Printed Circuit, has forecast a 10% growth in revenues for 2011 to CNY3.3 billion (US$507.71 million). In addition,...

Pegatron sees net losses in 1Q11

Apr 28, 01:20

Pegatron Technology has announced net losses of NT$559 million (US$19.38 million) for the first quarter of 2011 with EPS of negative NT$0.25 and gross margin of only 1.8%, all historical...

Wistron estimates over 10% growth in notebook and LCD TV shipments in 2Q11

Apr 28, 01:15

Wistron chairman Simon Lin, at the company's investors meeting on April 27, pointed out that the company's revenue performance in the first quarter of 2011 was lower than expected...

LDK plans to set up the world's largest module plant in 2011

Apr 27, 10:46

Unlike the vertical integration model of other China-based manufacturers, LDK proposed the "dumbbell shape" development model in 2009, which focuses on expanding capacities...

Asahi Glass to build plant in Brazil

Apr 26, 10:06

Asahi Glass (AGC) has said it is eyeing Brazil's construction and automotive glass markets. The Japan-based glass substrate supplier announced plans to invest JPY40 billion (US$470...

Samsung 7.5G LCD project in China heaping pressure on Taiwan rivals

Apr 22, 14:33

Samsung Electronics reportedly has said it may start construction of its 7.5G panel plant in China as early as in May 2011 with mass production of panels likely to begin in early...

IC packager ASE steps up investment in China

Apr 21, 01:20

Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has revealed plans to invest a total of US$1.2 billion on manufacturing facilities in Shanghai,...

Memory module firm Silicon Power opens new plant

Apr 18, 12:10

Taiwan-based Silicon Power Computer & Communications, which produces NAND flash devices and DRAM modules as well as solid-state drives (SSD) and portable hard drives, has announced...

Ferric core maker Acme reports explosion at plant

Apr 14, 01:25

Taiwan-based Acme Electronics, which produces mainly ferrite cores, has reported an explosion at its plant in Miaoli County, northern Taiwan. Seven employees were injured.

GBM new PCB plant in Chongqing to come online in November

Apr 13, 15:40

PCB maker Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) will realize its plan to build a PCB plant in Chongqing, western China slated for volume production in November 2011, according to the com...

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...

AUO may build polysilicon plant in Taiwan

Apr 7, 16:09

In the wake of Japan's March 11 massive earthquake, M.Setek, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has closed down its solar-grade polysilicon plants in Sendai and Souma, due to disrupted...

ASE mulls plant expansion, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 6, 15:04

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has submitted an application to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), seeking approval to invest US$800-900 million to...

LED chipmaker Tekcore to set up epitaxial wafer plant in Nanjing, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 1, 12:15

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tekcore has signed an agreement with the Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone to set up an epitaxial wafer plant in Nanjing, China, according...

PC market is fine, says Compal chairman

Mar 31, 01:50

Compal Electronics chairman Rock Hsu, commenting on both Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer reducing their PC shipment forecasts, declined to comment on its clients, but pointed out that...

CSOT maintains mass production schedule of 8.5G plant in 4Q11

Mar 30, 01:15

Despite possible delays in equipment deliveries, China Star OptoELectronics Technology (CSOT), the 8.5G subsidiary of China-based TCL, is in talks with suppliers and trying to reduce...

Sony expects to suspend production plant for high-end models, Foxconn expected to gain orders

Mar 23, 01:45

In addition to the five production plants in the middle to southern part of Japan which will be affect by supply shortages of materials and components caused by the recent earthquake...

Sharp hopes to set up 10G plant in China

Mar 23, 01:35

Although Sharp's application to set up an 8G TFT-LCD production plant in China was denied, Sharp has reportedly applied to set up a 10G plant instead in Nanjing with a schedule to...

Thinking wins thermo-sensitive resistor orders from US tablet PC vendors

Mar 23, 01:15

Protective component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial has received thermo-sensitive resistor orders for US-based tablet PC vendors, according to the company.

Taiwan manufacturers concerned with radiation contamination from Japan materials

Mar 22, 01:45

Taiwan-based manufacturers are now concerned that upstream materials from Japan could be contaminated by radiation from the nuclear power plant accident. Industry Technology Research...

Holy Stone tantalum capacitor plant in Japan to resume operations on March 22

Mar 21, 12:16

Passive component maker Holy Stone has announced that the tantalum capacitor plant of its Japan-based subsidiary Holy Stone Ploytech Company (HPC) located in the Fukushima prefecture...

Chassis maker Waffer to sell its plant in Taoyuan, Taiwan

Mar 18, 15:21

Taiwan-based notebook chassis maker Waffer Technology, on March 17, announced will sell its plant in Taoyuan, Taiwan for an amount higher than NT$552 million (US$18.66 million).

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    CES 2011: Samsung 7 Series sliding tablet PC

    Samsung Electronics showcased its new tablet PC, the 7 Series sliding PC, featuring Intel's Atom processor (Oak Trail) and Windows 7, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The...

    Photo: Yen-Shyang Hwang, Jan 11.

  • Applied+Materials+Solar+Technology+Center+in+China

    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

  • E%2DInk+cooperates+with+Epson+on+e%2Dpaper

    E-Ink cooperates with Epson on e-paper

    Seiko Epson and E-Ink announced a jointly developed display controller IC enabling new capabilities for E-Ink's Vizplex-enabled electronic paper displays. The Epson display controller...

    Photo: Digitimes, Apr 18.

  • Intel+starts+operation+at+new+45nm+fab+in+US

    Intel starts operation at new 45nm fab in US

    Intel announced that it officially starts production of new-generation microprocessors for PCs, laptops, servers...

    Photo: Company, Oct 29.

  • Sharp+opens+second+LCD+TV+plant+in+Mexico

    Sharp opens second LCD TV plant in Mexico

    Sharp held an opening ceremony on October 15 for a second plant newly built inside the compound of Sharp Electronica Mexico S.A. de C.V. (SEMEX), Sharp's production base in Mexico...

    Photo: Company, Oct 18.

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