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  • Last update: Wednesday 22 July 2015 [329 news items]

Equipment maker Acter sees profits down in 1Q13

May 17, 16:05

Cleanroom equipment maker Acter has reported net profits of NT$114 million (US$3.82 million) for the first quarter of 2013, decreasing 33.9% from a year earlier. First-quarter EPS...

Scientech looks to strong sales of reclaim wafers, semiconductor equipment in 2H13

May 13, 15:30

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclaim service provider Scientech expects demand for manufacturing equipment from the semiconductor and LED industries to continue to...

Equipment supplier Csun expects strong 2Q13

Apr 30, 12:13

A rebound in orders lifted Csun Manufacturing's book-to-bill ratio to 1.52 at the end of the first quarter, indicating that the company's shipments and revenues will grow robustly...

Global IC foundry market rises 16% in 2012, says Gartner

Apr 25, 13:53

The worldwide semiconductor foundry market totaled US$34.6 billion in 2012, a 16.2% increase from 2011, according to Gartner.

Fab tool book-to-bill ratios mixed

Apr 22, 14:25

The book-to-bill ratio for North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers grew to 1.14 in March 2013, while Japan's ratio slipped below parity.

TSMC rising 2013 capex to benefit equipment and material suppliers

Apr 22, 13:31

The decision by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to raise its 2013 capex to US$9.5-10 billion, from US$9 billion set previously, will benefit Taiwan-based suppliers...

Cleanroom constructor UIS lands over NT$1 billion in orders from TSMC, says report

Apr 18, 14:37

Taiwan-based cleanroom constructor United Information Systems (UIS) has secured orders worth about NT$1.18 billion (US$39.3 million) from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

Equipment suppliers Acter, Lumax see orders piling up

Apr 12, 15:03

Taiwan-based cleanroom and turn-key equipment supplier Acter and process control solution vendor Lumax International have both seen their orders continue to pile up recently as local...

Hermes Microvision sees revenues hit record high in 1Q13

Apr 10, 21:43

Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, saw its revenues grow 30% on year to NT$1.21 billion (US$40.27...

SEMI, SEAJ book-to-bill ratios almost flat in February 2013

Mar 22, 15:13

Japan's semiconductor production equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.17 in February 2013, compared to 1.18 in January, according to the Semiconductor Equipment...

ASML, Globalfoundries partner to tape out 28nm and 20nm chips

Mar 19, 16:11

ASML has announced that one of its subsidiaries will partner with Globalfoundries to accelerate the development of future nodes.

Scientech shares soar on first-day TSE trading

Mar 12, 16:20

Scientech, a Taiwan-based distributor of semiconductor equipment, started trading on the main board of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) today (March 12). Its share price opened at...

Csun looks to post revenues of NT$4 billion in 2013

Mar 11, 15:21

Csun Manufacturing, which mainly produces equipment used in the production of LCD panels and PCBs, has seen its order visibility extend to three months with revenues for all of 2013...

Hermes sees order visibility extend to 6 months

Mar 6, 15:00

Hermes Microvision, a Taiwan-based provider of E-beam inspection tools and solutions used in semiconductor production, has reported that its order visibility has extended to six months...

Equipment maker GPTC posts significant revenue and profit growth in January

Feb 26, 14:51

Buoyed by its recent acquisition of a chemical material supplier, as well as brisk demand from IC foundries, Grand Plastic Technology (GPTC) has reported significant on-year growth...

SEMI book-to-bill ratio rises above parity

Feb 22, 16:11

Having stayed below parity for the past seven months, the SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment climbed to 1.14 in January 2013.

Equipment maker Csun sees book-to-bill ratio rise

Feb 22, 15:39

Taiwan-based Csun Manufacturing has seen orders for LCD, PCB and semiconductor equipment rebound bringing the company's book-to-bill ratio to 1.5-1.8 recently, according to industry...

Scientech deepens development of 3D IC, wafer-level packaging equipment

Jan 31, 16:04

Taiwan-based semiconductor equipment distributor Scientech has deepened its development of 3D IC packaging and wafer-level packaging equipment, expecting some of its equipment to...

KLA-Tencor intros new e-beam inspection system

Jan 30, 11:32

KLA-Tencor has announced a new electron-beam inspection system, the eS805, which is already shipped to leading logic and chip manufacturers.

North America fab tool book-to-bill continues growth, says SEMI

Jan 28, 14:07

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.92 in December 2012, up for the third consecutive month, according to SEMI.

TSMC demands suppliers deliver equipment in advance for 28nm node

Jan 24, 15:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has demanded its equipment suppliers deliver in advance the front-end equipment needed for its 28nm process due to brisk...

Japan chip gear ratio rises above parity in December 2012, says SEAJ

Jan 24, 11:13

Japan-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.23 on a three-month average basis in December 2012, up from 0.89 the month before, according...

Scientech application for TSE listing approved

Jan 23, 19:50

Scientech, a Taiwan-based distributor of semiconductor equipment, has received approval for its application to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE). Official listing is scheduled...

Display and DRAM industries ready to rebound, says Advantest Taiwan president

Jan 17, 11:59

The display and DRAM industries have both hit bottom, and are likely to stage a rebound in 2013, according to Advantest Taiwan president CH Wu.

Equipment supplier Mirle eyeing 30% growth in orders from China

Jan 16, 22:18

Mirle Automation is set to see orders for its automation equipment from China surge another 30% in 2013 as it recorded in a year earlier. The company currently also has a backlog...

Grand Pacific Technology to post EPS of over NT$13 in 2012

Jan 15, 22:22

Semiconductor equipment maker Grand Plastic Technology (GPTC) saw its revenues rally 41.7% to NT$1.57 billion (US$54.27 million) in 2012. EPS for the year is expected to reach NT$13-14,...

IC-equipment supplier Scientech plans listing on TSE

Newswatch - Dec 25, 12:11

Scientech, a Taiwan-based distributor of semiconductor equipment, has revealed plans to list its shares on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) after Lunar New Year in February 2013....

SEMI, SEAJ book-to-bill ratios rise

Dec 20, 11:04

North America-based semiconductor production equipment makers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.79 in November 2012, up from 0.75 in October, ending seven straight months of sequential...

Chip equipment billings slip in 3Q12, says SEMI

Dec 12, 22:12

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$9.06 billion in the third quarter of 2012, down 12% sequentially and 15% from a year ago.

Semiconductor equipment sales to drop over 10% in 2012, says SEMI

Dec 6, 20:41

Global sales for semiconductor equipment are forecast to contract 12.2% to US$38.2 billion in 2012, according to SEMI. Sales went up 9% in 2011, following a larger 151% increase in...

Japan October 2012 chip gear book-to-bill ratio at 0.70, says SEAJ

Nov 19, 22:39

Japan-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.70 in October 2012, up from 0.65 in September, according to data gathered by Semiconductor Equipment...

Semiconductor equipment maker Gudeng to post another record sales quarter

Nov 1, 14:45

Revenues at IC front-end tool supplier Gudeng Precision Industrial are likely to register another sequential increase in the fourth quarter of 2012, after climbing to record high...

Testing solution provider Chroma Ate posts profit drop in first three quarters

Oct 31, 10:59

Chroma Ate, which provides integrated and customized solutions for test and measurement instruments, has announced that net profits for the first three quarters of 2012 declined 44%...

SEMI, SEAJ book-to-bill ratios continue slide

Oct 19, 16:41

Japan's semiconductor production equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.65 in September 2012, hitting the lowest level since May 2009, according to the Semiconductor...

Applied Materials plans job cuts

Oct 4, 14:19

Semiconductor equipment vendor Applied Materials has announced a plan to realign its global workforce. The plan is expected to complete by the end of the third quarter of fiscal 2013,...

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