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STATS ChipPAC receives compensation for damage caused by Thai flooding

Oct 2, 01:20

STATS ChipPAC has reached a property damage insurance settlement of US$26.7 million with its insurers as compensation for its plant and equipment damaged by flooding in Thailand.

Taiwan government to extend subsidies for procuring LED light bulbs

Sep 28, 01:20

The Taiwan government plans to increase 2012 energy-saving subsidies from the original NT$700 million (US$23 million) to NT$1.4 billion, according to Yen-Shiang Shih, Minister of...

Apex looks to 20% on quarter sales growth in 3Q12

Aug 2, 13:45

Thailand-based PCB maker Apex International expects its sales to grow 20% sequentially to THB1.7 billion (US$53.82 million) in the third quarter of 2012, buoyed by orders from a number...

Zhen Ding to expand PCB capacity in Thailand

Newswatch - May 28, 15:55

Zhen Ding Technology Holding, a Taiwan-based maker of PCBs, will invest THB530 million (US$16.7 million) to add buildings at its PCB factory in Thailand and additional over THB500...

Taiwan LED makers lose out in competition with China makers for LED street lamps in Thailand

Apr 10, 01:05

Taiwan-based LED makers have lost in competition with fellow China-based makers for supplying LED street lamps for Thailand-based Kanthawichit Engineering, with China-based competitor...

Apex Circuit breaks ground for new plant in Thailand

Mar 15, 13:51

PCB manufacturer Apex Circuit International held a ground-breaking ceremony for its new plant in Thailand on March 14, according to the company, adding that total investment for constructing...

Apex Circuit breaks ground for new PCB factory

STATS ChipPAC to shut Thailand plant

Feb 1, 14:34

STATS ChipPAC has announced that the company will not resume assembly operations in its Thailand plant due to extensive equipment and facility damage beyond economic restoration....

APCB expects Thai flood losses of US$16 million

Jan 20, 01:10

Advanced Printed Circuit Board (APCB) has estimated that its production subsidiary in Ayutthaya, northwest Thailand, will post losses of THB493 million (US$15.6 million) related to...

Apex Circuit seeing 4-, 6-layer PCB orders rise

Jan 16, 16:41

Apex Circuit International, a Thailand-based PCB maker established by entrepreneurs from Taiwan, has disclosed that orders for 6-layer PCBs for set-top box (STB) applications ramped...

HDD industry may not restore normal supply until end of 2012, though Hitachi GST production will be restored by February, says company vice president

Jan 13, 12:10

The global hard disk drive (HDD) industry may take one year to completely recover from the impact of flooding in Thailand and and therefore the market will not be able to resume normal...

Brendan Collins, HGST product vice president (right)

Cal-Comp to enjoy strong external hard drive shipments in 2012; Min Aik announces 4Q11 result

Jan 12, 01:30

Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics expects its external hard drive shipments in 2012 to double from those in 2011 with global market share to reach 50%.

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...

HDD vendors reportedly requiring PC makers to sign long-term supply contracts

Dec 28, 14:55

Major hard disk drive (HDD) vendors reportedly have asked branded PC vendors to sign one-year buying contracts for HDDs at specified prices and volumes as the supply of HDDs has remained...

APCB, Chin-Poon to resume operations in Thailand

Dec 20, 15:27

Taiwan-based PCB makers Advanced Printed Circuit Board (APCB) and Chin-Poon Industrial have both said that operations in Thailand, which have been halted since October due to flooding...

Asustek outsources motherboard orders to Cal-Comp Electronics

Dec 20, 01:10

Asustek Computer has recently added Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics, an affiliate of Compal Electronics, as its motherboard manufacturing partner and is expected to outsource 5-6...

Lite-On IT November revenues down

Dec 12, 10:57

Lite-On IT, which makes optical disc drives (ODDs), had November consolidated revenues of NT$4.46 billion (US$148 million), decreasing 17.3% on month, according to the company.

Thailand flood spurs nearly 4 million-unit shortfall in PC shipments in 1Q12, says IHS

Dec 9, 16:35

Hard disk drive (HDD) shortages triggered by the Thailand floods will result in a 3.8 million-unit shortfall in PC shipments in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the previous...

STATS ChipPAC says Thailand factory to resume partial operations in 1Q12

Dec 8, 01:15

STATS ChipPac's operations in Thailand, which have been stopped since October 17 due to recent flooding in the country, are expected to resume partially in the first quarter of 2012,...

Nippon Mektron sees partial recovery from Thailand flooding

Dec 2, 01:20

Nippon Mektron has announced that halted operations in Thailand have resumed partially, and expects to restore full production and shipments at the facilities located in the flood-hit...

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...

More Taiwan chip-resistor firms grab orders from Rohm

Dec 1, 12:12

Following reports that Ralec Electronic and Ta-I Technology grabbed contract orders for chip resistors from Rohm Semiconductor, fellow Taiwan-based firms Cyntec and Yageo reportedly...

PC vendors hike prices to reflect adoption of larger capacity HDDs

Nov 30, 14:03

To cope with hard disk drive (HDD) shortages due to flooding in Thailand, HDD vendors have devoted more production to high-capacity and higher-profitability models, forcing PC vendors...

Taiwan digital camera shipments to decrease due to Thailand flooding

Nov 22, 10:01

Japan-based Nidec Copal has temporarily stopped production of shutters, lens kits and precision motors used in digital cameras at its factory in Thailand due to the impact of flooding...

Second wave of ultrabook launches to take place at CES 2012

Nov 22, 01:35

Notebook brand vendors that have not yet released ultrabooks but plan to do so soon, such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Samsung Electronics and Dell, as well as players that have already...

Toshiba puts on hold sale of Malaysian operation

Nov 17, 15:41

Toshiba and Amkor Technology have both agreed to postpone discussions regarding the previously-announced proposed acquisition by Amkor of Toshiba's semiconductor assembly operations...

Hard drive prices in retail channels may start dropping in December

Nov 17, 01:25

Several channel retailers are already preparing to dump their hard drive inventory, which was piled up due to concerns over potential shortages, in December as the imbalance between...

Foxconn announces growth in 3Q11; may face challenges in 4Q11

Nov 15, 14:26

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$863.29 billion (US$28.58 billion) for the third quarter, up 9.8% sequentially; however,...

MacBook shipments to remain stable in 4Q11

Nov 15, 01:30

Despite rumors about Apple perhaps reducing its shipment forecast for the fourth quarter spreading around in the IT market due to the company's chassis supplier Catcher Technology...

Shipment forecast for HDD and PC lowered because of Thailand floods, says IDC

Nov 11, 15:21

Widespread flooding is bringing unprecedented devastation to the people and economy of Thailand. With operations disrupted at more than a dozen hard disk drive (HDD) factories, damage...

Tripod conservative about 4Q11 outlook

Nov 8, 11:50

PCB supplier Tripod Technology has expressed caution about the company's business outlook for the rest of 2011, citing supply chain disruptions caused by Thailand's floods.

HDD supply gap to narrow as Nidec resumes some production

Nov 8, 01:50

Japan-based hard disc drive (HDD) motor supplier Nidec, which contributes close to 75% of the global HDD motor shipments, has announced its Ayutthaya plants in Thailand have already...

Taiwan market: Thailand floods affect sales of digital camera vendors

Nov 8, 01:45

Digital camera players Nikon, Sony and Canon, impacted by the floods in Thailand, will see their sales performance in Taiwan being impacted.

PC vendors search for HDDs in gray markets due to shortages

Nov 4, 16:44

Because of the increasing global shortage of hard disk drives arising from the flooding in Thailand, PC vendors have searched HDDs available for sale in gray markets, causing hikes...

Taiwan companies likely to obtain orders from Japan-based connector makers due to Thailand flooding

Nov 4, 15:59

As factories in Thailand setup by Japan-based makers of electronic connectors, including JST Manufacturing and Yazaki, have had production impacted by flooding, these makers may release...

PC ODMs may be forced to stop production due to HDD shortages

Nov 4, 15:31

Some PC ODMs may be forced to stop production beginning November due to hard disk drive (HDD) shortages, according to industry sources. Global HDD supply in the fourth quarter is...

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