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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...

Chipbond expects sales to start recovering in December

Dec 16, 01:05

Chipbond Technology, a major Taiwan-based LCD driver IC packaging and testing house, expects December 2010 revenues to grow sequentially after having seen on-month drops over the...

Chunghwa Telecom, China Mobile to cooperate in C-RAN R&D and testing

Dec 15, 11:56

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) have announced that its Telecommunication Laboratories and China Mobile's Research Institute signed an MOU for two-year cooperation in R&D...

IC packager Lingsen to expand capacity for MEMS, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 13, 15:46

Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing firm Lingsen Precision Industries is considering further expanding its capacity for MEMS components, such as accelerometers, microphones, gyroscopes...

IC testing firms report mixed November results

Dec 9, 02:10

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics have announced slides in November 2010 revenues from the previous month, while Ardentec saw November sales grow about 2% on...

Second-tier IC packagers 4Q10 sales to decline amid seasonal factors

Nov 25, 01:40

Second-tier Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing companies Greatek Electronics, Lingsen Precision Industries and Taiwan IC Packaging (TICP) will likely see their revenues for the...

Greatek denies rumor of Amkor acquisition

Stockwatch - Nov 25, 01:10

Taiwan's Greatek Electronics, a packaging and testing house specializing in consumer ICs, has denied local media reports indicating that it will be acquired by Amkor Technology of...

Etrend to enhance wafer probing, QFN test offerings

Nov 23, 01:45

Testing company Etrend Hightech will extend its wafer probing and QFN (quad-flat-pack-no lead) backend service offerings in 2011, while maintaining analog and mixed-signal IC testing...

Taiwan testing firms turn focus to outsourcing orders from IDMs

Nov 22, 12:33

Taiwan's King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC), Sigurd Microelectronics and Ardentec are expected to focus on gaining more outsourcing from international IDMs in 2011, according to...

Analog IC testing firm Etrend sees weak performance for 4Q10

Nov 19, 10:15

Etrend Hightech, a Taiwan-based testing company specializing in analog and mixed-signal ICs, has said its overall capacity utilization will drop to 70% in the fourth quarter of 2010...

Quanta, CHT to start testing new cloud computing platform

Nov 18, 01:25

Quanta Computer and Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) are scheduled to test their new cloud computing platform at CHT's R&D center in Taoyuan, Taiwan with Quanta to invite several software...

Sigurd looks to over 10% revenue growth in 2011

Nov 18, 01:15

Taiwan-based testing company Sigurd Microelectronics expects its consolidated revenues to grow more than 10% in 2011, according to company chairman Sidney Huang. The growth momentum...

Handset testing becomes increasingly more complicated, says CGC executive

Nov 11, 13:53

With smartphones becoming functionally more powerful and supporting a growing list of communications standards, testing certification is increasingly more complicated, said Chen Hengzhong,...

MPI sees LED equipment order visibility through 1Q11

Nov 5, 10:42

MJC Probe (MPI) has seen its order visibility for LED probers and sorters extend to the first quarter of 2011, according to company president Steve Chen.

Chipbond cautious about 4Q10

Nov 4, 01:50

Chipbond Technology believes its October 2010 sales may have dropped sequentially. The driver-IC packaging and testing firm also estimated total orders for November may be similar...

Packaging and testing sector to see 7-13% growth in 2011, says SPIL chairman

Oct 28, 02:10

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) chairman Bough Lin expects the packaging and testing sector to see a 7-13% rise in 2011, and the overall chip market to show stable growth.

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

YoungTek posts net profit of NT$628 million for 1Q-3Q10

Oct 27, 10:44

Taiwan-based LED sorting and semiconductor testing company YoungTek Electronics (YTEC) has posted net profits of NT$628 million (US$20.48 million) for the first three quarters of...

MPI reports record profits in 3Q10

Oct 27, 09:54

Wafer probe card maker MJC Probe (MPI) has reported NT$272 million (US$8.88 million) or NT$3.52 per share in net profits for the third quarter, exceeding the total for the entire...

CHT IPv6 testing lab obtains certification from US government

Oct 22, 11:17

The IPv6 Testing Laboratory established by the Telecommunication Laboratories under Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has won certification from the US federal government, qualifying it to provide...

Chunghwa Telecom testing LTE in cooperation with Alcatel-Lucent

Oct 21, 14:09

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is undertaking technical trials using LTE to provide mobile multimedia services through technological cooperation with Alcatel-Lucent, according to CHT.

Chip packagers expect currency volatility to erode 4Q10 revenues by 1-3%

Oct 20, 14:45

Taiwan-based chip packaging and testing houses are predicting the US dollar to NT dollar exchange rate to reach 1:30.50 by the end of 2010, which could erode their fourth-quarter...

PC component makers reportedly consider a significant quote rise in 4Q10

Oct 19, 02:10

A rumor about several upstream component makers planning to raise their quotes significantly to maintain profits in the fourth quarter has recently been circulating around the IT...

Taiwan to announce testing standard for AC LEDs

Oct 15, 01:45

Taiwan's Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is expected to announce standards for AC LED component and module testing at the...

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