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CMI, CPT to reduce utilization rates by 20%, say sources

Aug 27, 16:36

Chimei Innolux (CMI) and Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) are expected to reduce their utilization rates by 20% in response to dropping panel demand, according to market sources.

Global IC capacity utilization hits 95.6% in 2Q10, SICAS figures show

Aug 18, 10:32

The global IC capacity utilization rate reached 95.6% in the second quarter of 2010, up from 93.2% in the first, according to the latest data from Semiconductor Industry Capacity...

Mixed opinions on 4Q10 pricing for LCD TV panels, say Taiwan makers

Aug 17, 12:27

Some TFT-LCD panel makers expect panel prices to continue falling until the first quarter of 2011. But others hold the optimistic opinion that prices will rebound in the fourth quarter...

CMI posts net profit of almost NT$10 billion for 2Q10

Aug 10, 12:07

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) has announced net profit of NT$9.538 billion (US$300.49 million) for the second quarter of 2010 with an EPS of NT$1.43.

AUO announces panel utilization reduction for 3Q10

Jul 29, 15:55

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced it will reduce its panel utilization from close to fully-loaded in the second quarter of 2010 to 90-93% for the third quarter to avoid inventory pi...

J Touch to reach full utilization in August

Jul 23, 15:53

Touch panel maker J Touch expects its production to reach full utilization in August and is planning a new capacity expansion project for glass-based capacitive touch panels for the...

Taiwan-based touch panel makers look to hike yield rates

Jul 20, 15:21

Taiwan-based touch panel makers such as Young Fast Optoelectronics, Wintek and TPK Touch Solutions, besides expanding capacities to meet strong demand, are stepping up efforts to...

SPIL posts weaker-than-expected 1Q10 results

Apr 29, 11:11

Chip packaging and testing house Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw net profits for the first quarter of 2010 decline 60% sequentially to NT$1.51 billion (US$48.31 million)...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Specialty IC foundry VIS seeing utilization grow on driver IC demand

Apr 27, 13:58

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has boosted its capacity utilization rate to 85% in the second quarter of 2010 from 75% in the first, mainly thanks to increased demand...

Inductor maker Chilisin sees profits up over 200% sequentially in 1Q10

Apr 16, 15:48

Inductor maker Chilisin Electronics has posted net profits of NT$92 million (US$2.93 million) for the first quarter of 2010, up 219% from the previous quarter. The first quarter earnings...

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,...

UMC sees February 2010 revenues up on month

Mar 9, 15:20

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$8.63 billion (US$271 million) for February 2010, up 0.4% on month. On an annual basis, the sales jumped 174.7%...

Chipbond seeing high utilization rates

Feb 26, 16:56

LCD driver IC backend house Chipbond Technology has stated that its utilization rates for the ongoing first quarter has returned to the high levels recorded in the third quarter of...

Solid capacitor makers look to rising utilization rates

Feb 12, 15:06

Taiwan-based solid capacitor makers, including Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial and Lelon Electronics, have recently seen their capacity utilization rates climb higher thanks...

UMC swings to profit in 4Q09; increases 2010 capex

Feb 3, 16:31

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced net profits of NT$4.396 billion (US$137 million) for the fourth quarter of 2009, showing a return to profitability from losses...

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,...

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