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VIS to see growth in 1Q10 shipments and utilization rates, but drop in ASPs

Feb 1, 14:24

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has estimated wafer shipments and capacity utilization rates for the first quarter to grow from the fourth quarter...

VIS chairman Ching-Chu Chang

Chip equipment set for strong rebound in 2010, says iSuppli

Jan 25, 10:15

Global spending on semiconductor manufacturing equipment is expected to rise by 46.8% in 2010 compared in 2009, bringing an end to three consecutive years of decline, according to...

Innolux ships over 30 million LCD monitors in 2009

Jan 15, 13:20

Innolux Display shipped 33.63 million LCD monitors in 2009, worth a total of NT$122.4 billion (US$3.85 billion), and accounting for 23% of the global LCD monitor market for the year,...

Specialty IC foundry VIS to see utilization reach 60% in 1Q10, says paper

Stockwatch - Jan 14, 15:29

Analog/mixed-signal and logic IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) may boost its utilization rate to 60% in the first quarter of 2010, thanks to soaring orders for...

Polarizer maker Daxon acquires equipment from Optimax

Dec 30, 15:12

Taiwan-based polarizer maker Daxon Technology has signed a letter of intent with fellow maker Optimax Technology to acquire the latter's production equipment at a factory in the Southern...

PTI expects utilization rate to remain high in 1Q10

Newswatch - Dec 24, 12:02

Memory backend service supplier Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its capacity utilization for the upcoming first quarter to stay similar to levels in the fourth quarter of 2009...

Handset PCB makers see order visibility through 1Q10

Dec 23, 12:11

Compeq Manufacturing, Unimicron Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board have seen order visibility extend to February 2010, but hold mixed outlooks for the upcoming quarter.

Acme to double sapphire substrate capacity in 2010 on increasing LED demand

Dec 16, 15:12

Taiwan-based inductor maker Acme Electronics plans to double capacity of its sapphire crystal substrates in 2010 to satisfy increasing LED demand. The company is seeing its sapphire...

Acme sapphire substrate manufacturing site

TPO president to return to Compal as global COO

Nov 26, 16:06

TPO Displays CEO and president William Chang will return to Compal Electronics as global chief operating officer (COO) after the merger of TPO, Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) and Innolux...

TPO CEO and president William Chang

Taiwan-based chip resistor makers still at high utilization

Nov 24, 14:42

Taiwan-based chip resistor makers, including Ta-I Technology and Ralec Electronic, have recently enjoyed high utilization rates because order volumes have dropped only slightly from...

chip resistors

PCB maker Dynamic 4Q09 revenues to drop 10% sequentially

Nov 11, 14:10

PCB maker Dynamic Electronics expects revenues for the fourth quarter of 2009 to slide 10% sequentially, as demand from the notebook and TFT LCD sectors has slowed down on seasonality,...

ASE and SPIL revenues hit 2-year high in October

Nov 10, 13:46

IC packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) saw revenues in October 2009 reach a two-year high at NT$4.9 billion (US$152 million), while rival Siliconware...

Elpida and ProMOS ink partnership on DRAM

Nov 6, 10:28

Elpida Memory and ProMOS Technologies announced on November 6 the signing of a DRAM foundry agreement.

Macronix net profits more than double in 3Q09

Oct 30, 15:51

Mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) saw its net profits increase 131% sequentially to NT$2.27 billion (US$69.63 million) in third-quarter 2009, according...

SMIC remains unprofitable in 3Q09

Oct 29, 15:11

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) saw revenues drop on year in third-quarter 2009, with the quarter's net loss widening from a loss of US$33.38 million in third-quarter...

DRAM backend supplier FATC nears full utilization

Oct 27, 16:41

Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC), a Taiwan-based memory packaging and testing service provider, has seen its capacity reach almost full utilization thanks to increased demand...

Second-tier makers dragging down overall utilization rate in China solar cell industry

Oct 27, 15:45

While major China-based solar cell makers have been seeing utilization rates of 70-90% due to rebounding global demand in the second half of 2009, their fellow second-tier and smaller...

CMO expects further profit growth in 4Q09

Oct 27, 12:05

Having swung back to profits in the third quarter 2009, Taiwan-based LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) expects a further improvement in profitability in the fourth quarter...

Solar cell maker Neo Solar reaches 110% capacity utilization

Oct 22, 12:16

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power has increased utilization of its capacity from 100% in early third-quarter 2009 to 110% currently due to increasing orders, according...

MLCC shipments remain stable on demand for notebook products

Newswatch - Oct 15, 16:57

Taiwan-based passive component makers are likely to see revenues hold level in October 2009 on stable multi-layer ceramic-chip capacitor (MLCC) orders for notebook related products,...

Chip resistor substrate supplier Leatec maintaining high utilization rate in 4Q09

Oct 14, 15:42

Leatec Fine Ceramics, a Taiwan-based alumina substrate supplier for chip resistor manufacturers, has seen clearer order visibility through the fourth quarter as customers are preparing...

PCB makers HannStar Board and GCE upbeat about 4Q09

Oct 14, 15:09

PCB makers HannStar Board and Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE) have estimated better fourth-quarter 2009 results compared to the previous quarter thanks to strong demand for notebook...

Notebook sales drive demand for notebook PCBs and MLCCs

LED chipmakers post high September revenues with full utilization rates

Oct 12, 11:10

LED chipmakers have seen their production run at full utilization and posted high revenues for September. Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) and Tekcore have reported revenues of NT$1.26...

KYEC expects revenue growth in 4Q09

Oct 2, 15:25

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects revenues in the fourth quarter to see sequential growth, better than the original forecast of a flat performance, according...

SPIL and OSE microSD card packaging to run at full capacity on Samsung orders

Sep 28, 16:39

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and Orient Semiconductor Electronics (OSE) recently landed more outsourcing orders for packaging microSD card modules from Samsung Electronics,...

IC testing house Thailin to see losses narrow in 3Q09

Sep 28, 14:18

Thailin Semiconductor has said it expects to see losses narrow in the third quarter thanks to increasing demand for logic IC testing. The Taiwan-based IC testing house has seen logic...

PVI expected to swing to profits in September, as Hydis reaches full capacity utilization

Sep 16, 15:53

Taiwan-based electrophoretic display (EPD) maker Prime View International (PVI) is expected to turn to net profits beginning in September, as its Korea subsidiary Hydis has reached...

TSMC to process more 12-inch wafers on 45/40nm in 4Q09

Sep 11, 10:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to process more 12-inch wafers on 45/40nm processes in the fourth quarter of 2009, with monthly output to ramp up by...

Analysts see chip recovery encouraging fab spending and ASPs

Sep 10, 11:27

IC Insights in its recent research forecast wafer fab capacity utilization will soon return to pre-crisis levels, signaling an upcoming rise in IC ASPs. In addition, SEMI has revised...

PCB maker Chin-Poon seeing strong demand for automotive and consumer electronics applications

Sep 9, 15:49

Chin-Poon Industrial has seen orders from the automotive and consumer electronics sectors for the third quarter exceed its capacity, with a gap reaching 10%, according to the company...

Macronix raises guidance for 3Q09

Sep 8, 17:09

Taiwan-based mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International (MXIC) has raised the company's guidance for the third quarter of 2009 while acknowledging better-than-expected...

Optoelectronics PCB makers seeing full utilization rates

Sep 4, 15:48

Optoelectronics PCB makers, Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) and Tripod Technology, have both seen an influx of orders since August, bringing utilization rates to full. TPT has expanded...

Driver IC backend suppliers upbeat about 3Q09

Sep 2, 14:29

Chipbond Technology is performing better than previously expected in the third quarter of 2009, thanks to growing demand from IDM customers, according to the company. The driver IC...

Chip resistor maker Ralec to expand capacity in 4Q09

Aug 28, 16:23

Ralec Electronic plans to expand its monthly capacity of 0201 resistors to up to 400 million units in fourth-quarter 2009, from 200 million currently, as it has seen full utilization...

PCB makers HannStar Board and GCE to see utilization rates stand high in 2H09

Aug 28, 16:21

Notebook PCB makers HannStar Board and Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE) both expect to see their utilization rates stand high in the second half due to shipment outlooks released by...

Notebook PCB makers optimistic about 2H09 outlook
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