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KYEC expects rebound in 2H11

May 19, 01:10

IC testing firm King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects a rebound in the second half of 2011 following a weaker-than-expected second quarter. Orders have picked up since mid-May, according...

PTI beats 1Q11 guidance, gives positive outlook

Apr 29, 01:35

Powertech Technology (PTI) on April 28 reported better-than-expected results for its first-quarter performance. The memory packaging and testing service provider also gave a rosy...

PTI chairman DK Tsai

IC testing firm Thailin to control packaging house ChipMOS Shanghai

Apr 25, 15:58

IC testing house Thailin Semiconductor will spend US$39.95 million to take up the control of ChipMOS Technologies (Shanghai) through the purchase of Modern Mind Technology, which...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom Lab and Alcatel-Lucent complete LTE network testing

Apr 22, 15:11

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) Laboratories and Alcatel-Lucent on April 21 jointly announced the completion of end-to-end and comprehensive tests of 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) equipment...

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,...

IC backend 2Q11 sales likely affected by material shortages

Apr 14, 15:18

IC packaging and testing firms including Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) are expected to provide a cautious outlook for the second...

IC testing firm KYEC cautious about 2Q11

Apr 11, 15:04

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has expressed concerns that it may experience a particularly weak second quarter of 2011, as clients turn cautious about placing orders due to shortages...

Elpida says packaging and testing unit affected by earthquake

Apr 8, 14:32

Japan-based memory chip supplier Elpida Memory has disclosed the impact of the earthquake that occurred in northeast Japan on April 7 on its business operations.

Chipbond remains cautious about 2Q11

Apr 8, 11:28

LCD driver IC packaging and testing firm Chipbond Technology has remained cautious about the outlook for the second quarter due to low order visibility. The company expects to report...

RIM PlayBook to benefit Quanta and Foxlink

Apr 7, 01:40

As Research In Motion (RIM) is set to launch its PlayBook tablet PC on April 19 in the US and Canada priced at US$499.99, its upstream assembly partner Quanta Computer and connector...

Packaging and testing house Sigurd breaks ground for new factory, says report

Newswatch - Mar 31, 14:32

IC packaging and testing house Sigurd Microelectronics has broken ground on a new factory building located next to its existing production site in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, according...

BT resin supply expected to return to normal in May

Mar 31, 01:00

Recovery work at Mitsubishi Gas Chemical's (MGC) Fukushima facility is progressing more quickly than expected, sources at Taiwan-based chip packaging and testing houses have claimed...

Elpida says packaging and testing unit back in operation

Mar 17, 12:35

Elpida Memory has announced that Akita Elpida Memory, a packaging and testing subsidiary of Elpida, has resumed production on restoration of electricity supply.

Elpida likely to seek support from PTI for packaging and testing

Mar 15, 15:34

With plant operations disrupted due to power shortages, Japan-based Elpida Memory may ask for assistance from its packaging and testing partner Powertech Technology (PTI), industry...

Taiwan packaging and testing firms post sequential drops in February

Mar 8, 14:07

All major Taiwan-based chip packaging and testing firms saw sequential declines in consolidated sales in February 2011.

Chipbond, KYEC team up for power IC packaging and testing

Mar 3, 01:05

LCD driver-IC packaging and testing firm Chipbond Technology and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which specializes in chip probing and final test services, have signed a memorandum...

Notebook makers expect strong shipment growth in March as Intel fixes chipsets

Feb 24, 01:15

Taiwan-based notebook makers are already assembling notebooks with fixed 6 series chipsets as Intel's progress in fixing its defective chipsets is ahead of schedule and most of the...

HP, Dell to debut latest tablet PCs

Feb 10, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to announce their latest tablet PCs shortly with mixed platforms as well as operating systems, according to sources from notebook players...

SPIL expects to outpace industry growth in 2011, says chairman

Jan 27, 01:40

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) expects its sales growth to outperform the industry average in 2011, company chairman Bough Lin said at an investors meeting on January 26.

PTI expects 2011 revenues to rise 10-15%

Jan 26, 01:10

Memory packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) expects 2011 revenues to rise 10-15% over 2009 thanks to strong mobile DRAM demand from the smartphone and tablet PC sectors,...

Walton expects double-digit revenue growth for 2011

Jan 21, 01:55

Memory packaging and testing firm Walton Advanced Engineering expects to enjoy double-digit growth in its 2011 revenues, and is eyeing a 20% gross margin, according to company president...

Renesas to set up procurement center in China

Jan 20, 01:00

Japan-based Renesas Electronics has revealed plans to establish its second international procurement center in Shanghai in April 2011. The move will allow it to work closely with...

Memory packager Walton expects 1Q11 utilization to fall to 70-80%

Jan 18, 01:15

Memory testing and packaging house Walton Advanced Engineering could see capacity utilization fall to 70-80% in the first quarter of 2011 versus 90% in the previous quarter, the company...

HDD component maker Min Aik expects double-digital growth in 2011 shipments

Jan 13, 02:00

Taiwan-based hard disk drive (HDD) component maker Min Aik Technology has announced revenues of NT$3.1 billion (US$106.69 million) for the fourth quarter of 2010, up 2.89% on quarter...

Commentary: Taiwan IC packaging and testing houses await AMD to increase outsourcing of processor backend processing

Jan 12, 01:15

With the recent chief executive change by AMD, sources from Taiwan's IC packaging and testing houses are hoping that the US-based company will change its policy and increase outsourcing...

Sigurd posts sequential drop for December revenues

Jan 11, 01:35

IC packaging and testing house Sigurd Microelectronics reported self-evaluated consolidated revenues of NT$383 million (US$13.09 million) for December, down 2.3% sequentially due...

PTI, Walton enjoy record December sales

Jan 7, 01:40

Memory packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) saw consolidated revenues reach NT$3.355 billion (US$115 million) in December 2010, up 0.12% from the previous monthly...

SPIL reportedly seeking to buy KYEC shares from UMC

Jan 6, 01:45

Industry rumors have circulated that Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is in talks with United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) about a takeover of UMC's holdings in testing...

IC packagers see stronger-than-expected 1Q11

Jan 4, 13:56

IC packaging and testing houses will see demand for the first quarter of 2011 stronger than the same period in previous years, when revenues were usually dragged down by 10-15% sequentially,...

FATC December revenues up 12% sequentially

Jan 4, 01:00

Memory packaging and testing company Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) has posted NT$1.19 billion (US$40.9 million) in December revenues, up 11.94% on month and 26.7% on year and...

YoungTek sees 5-10% drop in December revenues

Dec 31, 13:42

Taiwan-based YoungTek Electronics (YTEC), which provides backend services for LED and semiconductors as well as equipment assembly and distribution, has estimated revenues for December...

Outsourcing of IC backend services growing

Dec 30, 12:38

IDMs including Microchip Technology, NXP Semiconductors, STMicroelectronics and Texas Instruments (TI) have all increased outsourcing for their backend production since the fourth...

KYEC expects IDM orders to boost sales in 2011

Dec 30, 01:20

IC backend testing and assembly firm King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects more than 30% of its revenues to come from international IDM clients in 2011, up from 25% in 2010,...

AMD readies next-generation netbook/tablet PC platform

Dec 30, 01:15

AMD is set to announce its Brazos platform, a combination of the company's Ontario APU and Hudson chipset, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The company has already prepared...

Chroma Ate seeing sales to green technology sectors grow

Dec 23, 12:28

Testing solution provider Chroma Ate has seen sales to green technology sectors, including solar energy, LED and electric cars, climb to account for 27% of total revenues in the first...

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