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  • Last update: Friday 11 April 2014 [253 news items]

Driver IC testing, COF prices raised by 10-30%

Jun 12, 16:38

IC packaging and testing companies have indicated that some driver IC customers have suggested raising backend manufacturing prices to speed up production. Chipbond Technology and...


SPIL interested in Taiwan Memory investment

Jun 12, 15:13

IC backend supplier Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has expressed interest in investing in the government-led Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) project, which is seeking investment...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

ASE and SPIL implementing capex plans for 2009

Jun 11, 16:24

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have started implementing their capex plans for 2009, with each placing orders for 200 wire bonders...

(Right to left) SPIL chairman Bough Lin and president CW Tsai

ASE, SPIL sales up 15% sequentially in May

Jun 9, 17:07

Taiwan's major IC packaging and testing houses, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), have announced revenues for May 2009 increased...

ASE, SPIL optimistic about 3Q09

Jun 2, 16:10

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industry (SPIL) have fully utilized all wire bonders, with the former using 60-70% and the latter 70-80% of their...

ASE and SPIL sales recovery continue in April

May 7, 10:35

Packaging and testing houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw sales continue improving in April, with narrower revenue drops...

ASE posts second straight quarterly loss, whereas SPIL swings to profit

Apr 30, 10:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) have announced its net loss for the first quarter of 2009 expanded to NT$1.57 billion (US$46.9 million), whereas Siliconware Precision Industries...

ASE and SPIL 2Q09 revenues to grow over 30%

Apr 27, 16:25

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will likely enjoy revenue growth of more than 30% sequentially in the second quarter of 2009,...

IC packaging firms ASE and SPIL gain shifted orders

Newswatch - Apr 23, 16:58

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have recently seen more orders shifted from Amkor Technology, STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor...

ASE production line

Integrated handheld solutions driving demand for wafer-level packaging, says ASE

Apr 13, 16:00

Handheld devices incorporating functionality such as Bluetooth, FM radio, GPS and Wi-Fi have become the market driver for wafer-level packaging (WLP), Taiwan's Advanced Semiconductor...

ASE 1Q09 revenues beat guidance

Newswatch - Apr 8, 15:24

Packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced revenues of NT$5.5 billion (US$163 million) for March, up 28.2% on month. The company's first-quarter...

Packaging firm SPIL revenues up 29% in March, likely to swing to profits in 1Q09

Apr 6, 12:17

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced revenues of NT$3.87 billion (US$117 million) for March, an increase of 28.9% on month. However, its accumulated sales for the...

ASE 1Q revenue drop expected to narrow from original forecast

Newswatch - Mar 27, 17:13

With Amkor Technology recently revising up its gross margin outlook for the first quarter and indicating that its revenues will fall into the avorable end of the range of the company's...

ASE, SPIL 2Q utilization to rebound

Newswatch - Mar 25, 12:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) may see their packaging and testing utilization rates climb to 60% in the second quarter of 2009,...

IC packaging and testing firms to see April growth

Mar 20, 16:13

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) will see better-than-expected performances in April amid...

Tessera terminates patent lawsuit against packaging and testing firms

Mar 18, 10:37

Tessera Technologies has withdrawn a patent infringement lawsuit against Taiwan- and Singapore-based IC packaging and testing service providers, with industry soruces saying that...

Most IC backend service suppliers see siginificant growth in February

Mar 9, 16:44

Most packaging and testing houses, including Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industry (SPIL), saw significant increases in sales in February, thanks...

IC backend suppliers see utilization recovering on white-box handset demand

Mar 5, 17:03

IC packaging houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), and testing specialists Sigurd Microelectronics and King Yuan Electronics...

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Taiwan dollar depreciation boosting ASE and SPIL sales amid rising gold costs

Feb 23, 16:48

The depreciation of the Taiwan dollar is expected to more than offset the extra costs from rising gold prices for Taiwan's packaging and testing houses who have high proportions of...

ASE 1Q09 revenues to slide up to 40%; capex slashed

Feb 13, 12:17

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has estimated that its sales in the first quarter of 2009 may drop 35-40% sequentially amid a continuing dim outlook. The wafer packaging...

Taiwan IC packaging and testing production value to drop 35% in 1Q09, says SPIL chairman

Feb 12, 15:54

Bough Lin, chairman of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), has estimated that the production value of Taiwan's IC packaging and testing industry will drop 35% sequentially in...

Packaging and testing house SPIL in the red in 4Q08

Feb 11, 16:41

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced that its revenues for the fourth quarter of 2008 were NT$12.45 billion (US$366 million), which represented a 27.8% decrease from...

ASE and SPIL 1Q09 sales expected to fall; operating margins to hit bottom

Feb 9, 16:30

Market watchers estimate that despite rush orders placed by handset manufacturers, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) may suffer...

ASE packaging production line

ASE and SPIL still on line for 20-25% revenue drops in 1Q

Feb 3, 01:05

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) are still expected to revenue drops in the 20-25% range in the the first quarter after the Taiwan...

ASE, SPIL foresee orders not to rebound until March

Jan 13, 01:10

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) are suffering through a low utilization rate for IC packaging/testing at about 40% currently,...

ASE and SPIL to see 20-30% sales decline in 1Q09

Jan 8, 15:56

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported consolidated December sales of NT$4.14 billion (US$125.16 million) and NT$2.65 billion,...

SPIL and NPC see sharp sales decline in November

Dec 9, 12:41

November sales of Siliconware Precision Inudstry (SPIL) and Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board (NPC) declined significantly because of order shrinkage since the end of October, and market...

SPIL lowers 4Q08 revenues forecast

Dec 4, 01:05

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has lowered its fourth-quarter revenues forecast from a fall of 8-13% on quarter originally to a 25-28% sequential drop. The company guided...

More players in packaging and testing sector may lower 4Q forecasts

Dec 3, 01:00

With Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) lowering its fourth-quarter guidance closely on the heels of a grimmer outlook offered by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

Micron likely to increase orders for ChipMOS, SPIL and FATC

Nov 28, 15:30

ChipMOS Technologies, Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and Formosa Advanced Technologies Company (FATC) are expected to benefit from Micron Technology after it completes the...

UMC and ASE willing to seek partnerships in 2009 while TSMC, PTI and SPIL have no merger plans

Nov 3, 12:05

With the semiconductor market expected to shrink in 2009, the market may see more strategic alliances and consolidation. Commenting on merger potential in the industry, Taiwan semiconductor...

SPIL 3Q08 sales grow almost 9% sequentially, but down on year

Oct 29, 15:10

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced that its revenues for the third quarter of 2008 were NT$17.24 billion, representing a 8.8% increase compared to the second quarter...

3Q sales growth for packaging and testing companies, but sales should decline in 4Q

Oct 7, 11:22

Taiwan packaging and testing companies performed better than expectation in general during the third quarter, but fourth-quarter sales are expected to decline sequentially, according...

SPIL said to be adding more wirebonders

Sep 10, 01:25

The semiconductor industry trough is not weighing on Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) with sources at equipment vendors indicating that SPIL will add more wirebonders during...

Micron said to be upping its packaging orders to Taiwan

Aug 26, 01:30

With Micron Technology having reporting losses for five consecutive quarters, the memory maker is expected to outsources more NAND flash packaging orders. Currently, Micron still...

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    SPIL anticipates 3Q revenues to exceed NT$10 billion

    Bough Lin, chairman of SPIL, stated the company's BGA packaging lines are currently tight. The chip packaging and testing firm plans to install additional 700 fine-pitch wire bonders...

    Photo: Allen Lin, DigiTimes, Jul 29.

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