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  • Last update: Friday 13 March 2015 [346 news items]

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...

PTI, Walton 3Q10 sales up over 5% on quarter

Stockwatch - Oct 8, 01:35

Powertech Technology, which mainly provides backend services for DRAM and NAND flash memory, saw consolidated revenues rise 5.9% on quarter to NT$9.84 billion (US$321 million) in...

IC back-end firms 4Q10 gross margins likely hurt by strong NT dollar, rising material costs

Oct 5, 14:08

Soaring gold and copper prices, as well as losses resulting from the appreciation of the NT dollar, are likely to affect packaging and testing firms' gross margins in the fourth quarter...

ASP for DRAM packaging and testing set to fall in 4Q10

Sep 30, 01:20

ASPs for standard DRAM packaging and testing are set to fall by 2-3%, or even more, sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to industry sources. The estimated price...

JEDEC publishes testing standards for SSD

Sep 24, 13:52

The JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has announced the publication of two standards for solid state drives (SSD): JESD218 SSD Requirements and Endurance Test Method, and JESD219...

Chipbond likely to miss revenue guidance for 3Q10

Sep 24, 01:05

Chipbond Technology will likely see revenues for the third quarter of 2010 remain flat on quarter, missing its guidance of 5-10% growth, according to market watchers. The driver-IC...

KYEC adopts Verigy tools for logic IC testing

Sep 7, 13:45

Verigy recently announced that King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has ordered and installed several of its V93000 SOC testers with pin-scale digital cards for testing high-volume semiconductors...

Win Semi, Presto sign contract for GaAs testing

Sep 3, 14:39

Taiwan-based GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors and Presto Engineering, a semiconductor product engineering company, have announced a strategic collaboration to deliver characterization...

Demand rebound for large-size panels to move back from August to October, says Chipbond chairman

Sep 1, 15:38

A demand rebound for large-size LCD panels will take place in the first two weeks of October instead of August as previously expected, Fei-Jain Wu, chairman of driver-IC packaging...

IC material distributor Niching sees sequential revenue growth in 2H10

Aug 31, 14:05

IC material distributor Niching Industrial has remarked that its revenue outlook for the second half of 2010 remains positive, buoyed by new orders from the memory sector and growing...

IC testing house Sigurd 2Q10 profits up 56%

Aug 24, 13:58

Sigurd Microelectronics, which mainly tests consumer and PC system ICs, saw its net profits for the second quarter of 2010 grow 56% sequentially to NT$364 million (US$11.4 million),...

Chroma Ate says sales to green industries grow

Aug 17, 16:58

Chroma Ate, which specializes in automatic testing equipment, has revealed sales to green technology sectors including electrical vehicles, LED and solar accounted for 20% of its...

IC packaging and testing firms post revenue gains in July

Aug 6, 12:14

Several major Taiwan-based packaging and testing companies have reported sequential revenue gains for July 2010.

IC testing company KYEC purchases NT$600 million of equipment

Stockwatch - Jul 23, 17:10

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has acquired a total of 17 sets of equipment for NT$593.59 million (US$18.47 million) from Verigy, according to a company filing with...

Global memory testing market remains weak in 2010, says Verigy executive

Jul 22, 16:39

The global memory testing market will remain weak for all of 2010 as capex budgets for the purchase of memory testing equipment are increasing slowly, according to Mark Allison, vice...

IC packaging and testing houses turn conservative over 3Q10 outlook

Jul 15, 16:08

Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing companies are conservative about the outlook for the third quarter after Intel projected a moderate revenue growth for the traditional peak season,...

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