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Chunghwa Telecom to set up cloud computing testing center in Taiwan

May 5, 14:02

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will establish a cloud computing testing center in northern Taiwan, with the center functioning as a platform for Taiwan-based hardware makers and independent...

KYEC and Sigurd see flat revenues in 1Q10, but Ardentec sales grow

Newswatch - Apr 9, 16:18

IC testing houses King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics both saw revenues for the first quarter of 2010 remain almost flat sequentially, whereas peer Ardentec enjoyed...

IC testing firms KYEC, Ardentec positive about 2Q10

Mar 22, 16:25

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Ardentec are both seeing increased demand for LCD driver ICs, communications chips and power management (PWM) ICs, with order visibility being clear...

Wafer tester Ardentec to double capex in 2010

Mar 17, 14:04

Ardentec has revealed plans to budget a capex of NT$1.5 billion (US$47.18 million) for 2010, an almost 100% rise from NT$780 million allocated last year. The test company is seeing...

Walton to add capacity, employees in 2010 to satisfy DDR3 testing demand

Mar 17, 12:00

Walton Advanced Engineering (WAE) is mulling plans to expand its existing facility and revise upward its capex for 2010, having seen strong orders mainly for DDR3 memory testing,...

Qimonda Suzhou plant sold to state-backed venture capital

Mar 16, 14:08

China's state-backed Suzhou Venture Group (SVG) has acquired Qimonda's facility for DRAM module assembly and testing in the Suzhou Industrial Park, and renamed it Gerad Technologies...

Memory backend houses seeing strong demand for DDR3 chips

Mar 3, 13:59

Powertech Technology (PTI), Walton Advanced Engineering (WAE) and Thailin Semiconductor are all expected to see a strong March, as the memory backend service providers have landed...

Seasonality not impacting 1Q10 revenues as much as expected, say IC testing houses

Mar 2, 12:18

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Sigurd Microelectronics and Ardentec all expect their first-quarter revenues to stay flat or drop by single digits sequentially, as customers have not...

SPIL to drop out from LCD driver IC, DRAM segments; sell related equipment to ChipMOS

Mar 1, 11:39

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced that it will take a 15.8% stake in ChipMOS Technologies in exchange for all of its of LCD driver IC packaging and testing equipment...

Taiwan LED-backend equipment makers see positive 2010

Feb 23, 11:04

Chroma Ate, All Ring Tech and Single Well Industrial, which supply equipment for LED backend production, have all said demand from customers for 2010 appears much stronger than last...

Chroma Ate says cooperation with Tesla Motors unchanged

Feb 10, 16:18

Taiwan-based testing equipment provider Chroma Ate has stated that its cooperation with electric sports car vendor Tesla Motor remains unchanged after Tesla issued a filing saying...

ITRI and Alvarion to jointly set up WiMAX testing center in Taiwan

Newswatch - Feb 10, 13:46

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has signed a cooperation agreement with Israel-based Alvarion to set up a WiMAX interoperability testing...

Global IC packaging and testing industry looks to double-digit growth in 2010, says SPIL chairman

Feb 4, 12:26

The global IC packaging and testing industry is expected to grow by a double-digit rate in 2010, according to Bough Lin, chairman of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL). In line...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Walton expanding equipment; may lift 2010 capex on increased DDR3 testing demand

Feb 3, 15:16

Walton Advanced Engineering (WAE) has been speeding up adding testing equipment, and may raise its capex for 2010 as it is running at almost full capacity, according to the memory...

Walton president Yu Hong-chi

Wafer testing house Ardentec to buy new plant to ramp capacity in 2010

Jan 29, 16:09

The board of directors of wafer testing house Ardentec has decided to buy a new plant as a means to ramp up its capacity, which in turn is likely to push its capex budget for 2010...

IC testing firm KYEC to see strong 1Q10

Jan 22, 15:28

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) is estimated to see revenues decrease by less than 5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2010, compared to drops of 10% or more usually seen in previous...

Testing houses Ardentec, UTAC enter MediaTek supply chain

Jan 5, 11:37

MediaTek has recently added two testing partners, Ardentec and UTAC Taiwan, and given them small-volume orders to help diversify risk, according to industry sources.

IC packaging and testing companies feeling relief after Tessera lost in lawsuit against DRAM makers

Dec 31, 15:58

Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing companies, along with DRAM chip vendors, have felt a sense of relief after the US International Trade Commission (ITC) issued a final determination...

PTI chairman denies merger rumors

Dec 30, 13:37

Powertech Technology (PTI) chairman DK Tsai has denied rumors that the memory IC packaging and testing house plans to merge with Orient Semiconductor Electronics (OSE), a memory card...

Taiwan likely to lift cross-strait ban on backend semiconductor technology soon

Dec 30, 10:14

The Taiwan government will likely lift a ban on local firms setting up more advanced packaging and testing operations in China in early 2010, according to market sources. The government...

TSMC to raise orders to testing partners, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 15, 16:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to no longer add new capacity for wafer testing, and increase its outsourcing to backend partners Ardentec and STATS ChipPAC...

Wafer testing house Ardentec expects growth for 4Q09

Dec 15, 11:45

Wafer testing house Ardentec has estimated its fourth-quarter revenues will defy seasonal patterns to record a sequential growth, with order visibility already stretching to February...

IC testing firm KYEC says no capex growth for 2010

Dec 11, 16:07

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) plans to scale down its capex for 2010 to below NT$2 billion (US$61.92 billion) from the NT$2.3 billion in 2009, in a move...

IC packaging and testing companies experiencing strong orders for December 09 and 1Q10

Dec 7, 14:05

Most Taiwan-based chip packaging and testing houses have received stronger than expected orders for December 2009 as well as for the first quarter of 2010, expecting minimal seasonal...

DRAM backend supplier FATC revenues down 3% in November 2009, but sees growth ahead

Dec 4, 11:03

Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC), a major packaging and testing service provider for DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories, saw November 2009 revenues drop slightly...

KYEC and Ardentec say 2010 capex to rise

Nov 26, 15:13

Wafer testing companies King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Ardentec, which have raised their capex for 2009 on improved market conditions, expect their capex budgets to rise in 2010...

Toshiba to form China joint venture for system LSI assembly and testing

Nov 20, 16:36

Toshiba on November 20 announced it plans to team up with Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics (NFME), a joint venture owned by China-based Nantong Huada Microelectronics, Fujitsu of...

KYEC sees 4Q09 sales grow on quarter; aborts plans to spin off memory testing unit

Nov 20, 15:03

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) has estimated revenues to grow by up to 5% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2009, while maintaining a 60-65% utilization rate. The IC testing...

Elpida opens DRAM testing lab in Munich

Nov 20, 12:30

Elpida Memory has held a ceremony in Munich, Germany to officially open its test laboratory for DRAM chips at its Munich Design Center, which began operations in May 2009 as a GDDR...

China-based touch controller supplier Pixcir expands cooperation with Taiwan-based touch panel suppliers

Nov 19, 16:07

China-based TFT-LCD driver IC and capacitive touch controller supplier Pixcir Microelectronics has recently expanded its cooperation with Taiwan-based touch panel suppliers including...

Spirox sees no risk of overspending by foundries and IC backend suppliers in 2010

Nov 18, 16:36

Taiwan-based Spirox, which provides integrated solutions from IC design through manufacturing for the semiconductor and TFT LCD high-tech industries, has commented that there will...

TUV Rheinland opens PV module testing lab in Taiwan

Nov 13, 12:37

Germany-based TUV Rheinland Group has invested 2.50 million euros to establish a photovoltaic (PV) module testing laboratory located in central Taiwan, with the opening ceremony being...

PV testing services taking off in Taiwan

Nov 13, 12:35

Germany-based TUV Rheinland, US-based Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Intertek Taiwan (set up by UK-based Intertek Group Plc) and the Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology...

ChipMOS expects 4Q09 revenues to stay flat or drop slightly on quarter

Nov 12, 12:17

Packaging and testing house ChipMOS Technologies has said revenues for the fourth quarter of 2009 may remain flat or drop by single-digits compared to the third quarter. Demand for...

IC testing firms KYEC and Sigurd see revenues up slightly in October

Nov 10, 14:05

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics both saw their October revenues reach the highest monthly levels for 2009. Both IC testing houses said demand from...

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