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Walton and FATC 1Q12 sales up, PTI down

Apr 10, 11:37

Memory IC packaging and testing firms have reported mixed results for the first quarter of 2012. Walton Advanced Engineering and Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) both saw their...

STATS ChipPAC Taiwan expects 1Q12 sales to rise 15-20%

Mar 30, 01:10

Testing house STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor, a subsidiary of Singapore-based STATS ChipPAC, expects its revenues to increase 15-20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012...

Taiwan IC testing houses see rebound in March

Mar 26, 10:07

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Ardentec, STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor (SCT) and Sigurd Microelectronics, four Taiwan-based providers of IC testing services, have seen orders...

KYEC expects sales to hit bottom in 1Q12

Mar 23, 01:40

Sales at King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) will be mostly affected by inventory corrections in the supply chain in the first quarter of 2012, according to the IC testing specialist. However,...

Ardentec sees sales bottom out in 1Q12

Mar 16, 15:45

IC testing house Ardentec expects sales to start growing after hitting bottom in the first quarter of 2012, as orders, particularly those placed by Europe-based customers, pick up...

Chroma expects green energy testing equipment to drive growth in 2012 revenues

Feb 22, 01:10

Chroma ATE, a Taiwan-based provider of automated testing solutions, expects its electric and electronic testing equipment used for PV inverters and LED lighting products to be its...

Walton says 1Q12 revenues to hit bottom

Feb 17, 01:15

Walton Advanced Engineering expects sales to register sequential growth starting the second quarter after hitting bottom in the first. The memory-IC backend service provider has also...

Walton expects sales to see sequential growth starting 2Q12

PTI 1Q12 sales to drop up to 10%, says chairman

Feb 10, 01:30

Memory packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) now expects its sales to decrease up to 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012, company chairman DK Tsai...

Test Research January sales up 109%

Feb 7, 11:50

Test Research (TRI), which specializes in testing equipment for PCBs, saw its consolidated sales soar 109% sequentially to NT$374 million (US$12.6 million) in January 2012. The company...

Packaging and testing firms to post 5-10% drop in 1Q12

Jan 20, 01:05

Revenues at semiconductor packaging and testing houses will likely register a 5-10% sequential decrease in the first quarter of 2012, affected by fewer working days, according to...

Taiwan IC testing houses to post single-digit sales drop in 1Q12

Jan 17, 01:05

Taiwan-based IC testing specialists including King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Ardentec are likely to see their first-quarter revenues decrease 5-10% sequentially affected by clients'...

Walton 1Q12 sales to decrease 5-10%

Jan 3, 01:10

Memory-IC packaging and testing specialist Walton Advanced Engineering expects its revenues to drop by another 5-10% sequentially in the first quarter following an almost 20% sequential...

Rohm reportedly places backend orders with Taiwan firms

Dec 29, 15:02

Rohm has released orders to ChipMOS Technologies and other Taiwan-based mid-scale packaging and testing firms over the last two months to avoid supply-chain disruptions caused by...

PTI looking to become world No. 4 packaging, testing firm

Dec 26, 12:13

Powertech Technology's (PTI) plan to acquire a controlling stake in Greatek Electronics will further expand its backend service offerings and production capacity for the logic IC...

LCD market to rebound in 2Q12, says Chipbond

Dec 22, 01:05

Chipbond Technology has expressed caution about the company's business outlook for the rest of 2011 and first-quarter 2012, as generally weak demand continues to plague the LCD panel...

Sigurd 4Q11 sales to drop 5-10%

Dec 2, 01:10

IC testing specialist Sigurd Microelectronics expects to post on-month drops in both November and December revenues. Sales are being affected by supply-chain disruptions caused by...

ChipMOS to expand logic IC business

Nov 24, 01:05

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies has revealed plans to place a greater emphasis on logic chips, expecting sales ratio for the segment to expand to 20-25% within the...

ChipMOS chairman and CEO SJ Cheng

ThaiLin to provide long-term IC testing services for Japan-based AKM

Nov 23, 01:00

ThaiLin Semiconductor, a Taiwan-based provider of memory and logic IC testing services, on November 22 signed with Japan-based Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) for testing the latter's...

PTI to reduce reliance on PC DRAM

Oct 28, 01:20

Packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) plans to lower the proportion of standard DRAM products in company revenues to less than 70% in the first quarter of 2012, and...

PTI chairman DK Tsai

SPIL sees 4-8% decline in 4Q11 revenues on lower utilization

Oct 27, 01:00

Semiconductor packaging and testing company Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) has forecast revenues will decrease 4-8% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2011, citing slowing...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Integration a must for packaging and testing industry, says ASE chairman

Oct 24, 15:04

If an industry like the semiconductor packaging and testing sector has more than 10 companies involved, only 3-4 of them can actually generate profits, according to Jason Chang, chairman...

ASE chairman Jason Chang

Packaging and testing firms see flat growth in 4Q11

Oct 21, 01:05

The global semiconductor packaging and testing industry will only see flat sequential growth in the fourth quarter of 2011, as it continues to feel the effects of the economic downturn,...

ASE looks to expand

Sep 23, 01:05

IC packaging and testing service provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects its consolidated revenues to top US$30 billion in 2020, and is eyeing a 30% global market...

ASE breaks ground on China headquarters

Sep 22, 01:00

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) broke ground at the site of a regional headquarters in Zhangjiang, Shanghai on September 21. Operations are scheduled to commence in 2012,...

GT Advanced to form partnership with Nexolon

Sep 15, 10:33

GT Advanced Technologies has announced that it has begun final production testing for its new DSS MonoCast ingot growth technology with South Korea-based PV manufacturer Nexolon....

SEMICON Taiwan 2011: Companies announce job openings

Sep 8, 01:40

A number of Taiwan-based semiconductor companies including foundries Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), memory chipmakers...

IC testing capacity utilization drops to 50-60%, says KYEC president

Sep 7, 14:03

The semiconductor industry is working through excessive inventory coupled with unusual slowness in the third quarter of 2011, which has caused the average capacity utilization rate...

KYEC president and CEO Mike Liang

Notebook players limit initial Ultrabook shipment volume below 50,000 units

Sep 6, 01:05

First-tier notebook brand vendors Acer, Lenovo, Toshiba and Asustek Computer, understanding that demand for notebooks is unlikely to recover in the fourth quarter, while Apple's products...

SPIL vying for CPU back-end orders from Apple

Aug 26, 11:07

Packaging and testing firm Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is likely to snatch outsourcing orders for Apple's new processor dubbed A6, according to industry sources.

IC testers KYEC, SCT suffer large sequential decrease in 2Q11 profits

Aug 24, 01:00

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor (SCT), providers of IC testing services, saw net profits for the second quarter of 2011 drop 52.0% and 31.0% seq...

Samsung reportedly contacted Taiwan OEMs for evaluating notebook outsourcing

Aug 23, 01:10

Korea-based notebook brand vendor Samsung Electronics has reportedly contacted Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology in August to...

More firms reducing exposure in DRAM packaging and testing market

Aug 22, 12:00

The growing supply-demand imbalance in the PC DRAM market has discouraged packaging and testing firms from paying attention to the segment, with some looking to completely phase out...

PTI, Walton look to lower revenues in 4Q11

Aug 18, 14:58

Memory packaging and testing firms Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering both expect their fourth-quarter revenues to be lower than the levels recorded in the...

Walton expects flat 3Q11, but drop in 4Q

Aug 18, 01:10

Memory IC packaging and testing firm Walton Advanced Engineering has narrowed its sales forecast for the third quarter to flat growth sequentially, compared with the 0-5% increase...

Walton president Yu Hong-chi

Packaging and testing growth to slow in 3Q11

Aug 17, 10:53

The global semiconductor packaging and testing industry is likely to see less than 5% growth sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, affected by the transition from gold to copper...

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    IMEC EUV sensor dies

    IMEC has successfully qualified a chipset consisting of custom high-quality EUV sensor dies. These are now being integrated in ASML's NXE:3100 EUV lithography tools in the field,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 13.

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    ALT Apollo BR30 series LED lamb

    Aeon Lighting Technology (ALT) showcased its Apollo BR30 Series LED lambs at the Light Series in Lighting + Building 2010 in German. ALT Apollo BR30 series conform to E26/E27 and...

    Photo: company, Apr 21.

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    ALT Osiris LED lights

    Aeon Lighting Technology (ALT) is showcasing its Osiris recessed light series LED lights in Lighting+Building 2010 in German. ALT said its Osiris recessed light series emit no harmful...

    Photo: company, Apr 16.

  • FormFactor+300mm+full%2Dwafer+test+solution+for+DRAM

    FormFactor 300mm full-wafer test solution for DRAM

    FormFactor has introduced its next-generation 300mm (12-inch) full-wafer-contact probe card for DRAM devices - the SmartMatrix 100 probe solution. Incorporating a proprietary probe...

    Photo: Company, Dec 11.

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    VIA Mobile ITX form factor-based motherboard

    VIA Technologies has announced Mobile-ITX, the latest VIA-developed open form factor specification for the creation of ultra-compact and portable embedded devices. Mobile-ITX defines...

    Photo: Ninelu Tu, DIGITIMES, Dec 4.

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