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  • Last update: Monday 9 December 2013 [220 news items]

Consumer-IC backend supplier Greatek 3Q09 utilization rate to climb

Newswatch - Aug 20, 16:08

Greatek Electronics is estimated to see its utilization rate for packaging and testing climb to 90-95% and 60-70%, respectively, in the third quarter of 2009, according to market...

SMIC drops unpaid leave scheme

Newswatch - Aug 19, 11:19

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has sent an internal message to all employees that it has ended its compulsory unpaid leave policy,...

SMIC CEO Richard Chang

PCB maker GCE expects 20% growth in August

Aug 18, 17:07

Taiwan-based PCB maker Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE), due to increasing orders for PCBs used in notebooks, expects to see over NT$1.3 billion (US$39.44 million) in its August revenues,...

Kinsus FC CSP substrate utilization rate up on orders from Qualcomm

Aug 18, 14:37

Taiwan-based IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology has seen its capacity utilization for flip-chip chip scale packaging (FC CSP) substrates rise to more than 80% and the...

TSMC, UMC 4Q09 utilization to remain above 80%

Aug 14, 15:02

Order visibility at both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has extended to November 2009, with utilization rates expected...

TSMC

Specialty IC foundry VIS upbeat about 3Q09

Aug 5, 14:51

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which specializes in analog/mixed-signal and logic ICs, has estimated shipments for third-quarter 2009 are likely to increase 25% sequentially...

VIS president Leuh Fang

AUO expects full utilization of 8.5G capacity by end of 2009, says president

Aug 5, 11:22

AU Optronics (AUO) is seeing increasing utilization at its 8.5G production line, L8A in central Taiwan, and expects to reach full utilization of 40,000 glass substrates a month by...

AUO 8.5G plant to reach full capacity at the end of 2009, said company president LJ Chen

Notebook makers fully booked for September 2009

Jul 31, 14:54

Taiwan-based notebook makers have reportedly fully booked capacity for September 2009, with Quanta Computer likely to ship 10 million notebooks in the third quarter, followed by Compal...

Memory backend house PTI upbeat about 3Q09; raises capex

Jul 31, 14:07

Powertech Technology (PTI) has increased its 2009 capex to NT$5 billion (US$151.97 million) to fund new backend equipment purchases, revising its original plan of NT$3 billion, according...

PTI chairman DK Tsai

Harvatek expects July and August revenues to recover

Jul 16, 16:35

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Harvatek expects its revenues in July and August to recover to the April level at around NT$231 million (US$7.01 million), its highest in 2009, according...

Probe card maker MPI to see significant 3Q09 revenue growth

Jul 15, 14:39

Probe card maker MJC Probe (MPI) expects to enjoy significant sales growth in third-quarter 2009 thanks to increasing demand for probe cards, LED testing equipment, as well as improvements...

Consumer-IC backend supplier Greatek sales up 62% in 2Q09

Newswatch - Jul 15, 14:15

Greatek Electronics saw revenues for the second quarter of 2009 climb 62.4% sequentially, thanks to increased demand for consumer electronics ICs, network chips and power management...

ASE, SPIL to benefit from Qualcomm Snapdragon business

Jul 15, 12:03

Qualcomm's new platform Snapdragon is in the process of validation and volume production is scheduled for the end of the third quarter, which will help boost utilization rates of...

Unimicron expects to swing to profits thanks to strong notebook HDI board demand

Jul 13, 13:51

Unimicron Technology is likely to swing to profits in second-quarter 2009 thanks to strong shipments of IC substrates and notebook HDI boards, according to the company. Unimicron...

Notebook PCB makers expect sales to grow by double-digits in 3Q09

Jul 8, 15:34

Notebook PCB specialists Tripod Technology and Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) are expected to manage double-digit sales growth sequentially in the third quarter, according to market...

Holy Stone reports revenue growth in June

Jul 8, 11:24

Passive component maker Holy Stone has announced that June revenues reached almost NT$1.08 billion (US$32.66 million), up 8% sequentially and 9.8% on year. On a consolidated basis,...

UMC denies yield problems with its 65nm process

Jul 7, 13:57

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has responded to recent speculation indicating its 65nm yield problems have affected shipments to Xilinx. UMC asserted that there are no...

SAS subsidiary seeing increased demand for wafers in China

Jul 7, 12:24

Sino Silicon Technology, a China subsidiary of Taiwan-based wafer supplier Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), is expected to have a utilization rate of 80% in the third quarter...

Kunshan Sino Silicon Technology

Efun subsidiary DFO sees 2Q09 shipments up 50%

Jul 6, 10:05

A China subsidiary handling back-end production for Taiwan-based optical film supplier Efun Technology saw its shipments increase by 50% sequentially in the second quarter of 2009,...

Bright LED cancels SMD LED expansion plans

Jul 1, 12:27

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Bright LED Electronics has decided to cancel plans to expand surface-mount device (SMD) LED capacity since the company's current utilization rate...

Asahi Glass increases utilization to nearly 100%, sources say

Jul 1, 11:34

Asahi Glass has re-started glass tanks to increase its utilization to nearly 100% and plans to start operation at its plant in Korea in the third quarter of 2009, according to market...

Chip resistor maker Ta-I to issue new shares

Jun 24, 15:05

Ta-I Technology has approved plans issue up to 30 million new shares at a tentative price of NT$20 (US$0.61) each. The chip resistor maker said its utilization rate has rebounded...

PCB maker Unimicron to merge with PPT

Jun 11, 17:18

PCB makers Unimicron Technology and Phoenix Precision Technology (PPT) have agreed to merge, with the effective merger date tentatively set for December 1, 2009. The company name...

Passive component makers Yageo, Ta-I to expand capacity amid increasing demand

Jun 11, 16:51

Yageo has signed contracts with equipment makers and begun equipment installation, while Ta-I Technology plans to resume production at lines halted earlier, according to the compan...

CMO utilization rate breaks 85%

Jun 11, 11:04

Kuo Chen-Lung, VP of sales and marketing at Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), has noted that the company's current LCD panel utilization rate has already surpassed 85% because of panel...

Driver IC backend suppliers May sales up on improved utilization

Newswatch - Jun 9, 16:41

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC backend service providers Chipbond Technology and International Semiconductor Technology (IST) both enjoyed double-digit sequential growths in revenues...

Chipbond production line

Leadframe makers rebuilding inventory to meet demand for wireless chips

Newswatch - May 20, 15:42

Tight supply of leadframes used in quad-flat-pack-no lead (QFN) packaging for network and communication chips is expected to ease at the end of May 2009, as Japan-based material suppliers...

CPT expects white-box handset panel orders from China to decrease, says president

May 20, 14:47

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has adjusted is client structure to give shipment priority to own-brand handset vendors as it forecasts a drop in orders...

Thailin may remain unprofitable in 2Q09 on weak memory testing, says general manager

May 20, 11:41

IC testing company Thailin Semiconductor has estimated that revenues for the current quarter will increase at least 20% sequentially thanks to growing demand for LCD controller ICs,...

ThaiLin general manager Cho Lien-fa

KYEC 3Q09 sales may grow by double-digits, says CEO

May 19, 14:42

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) stands a good chance of enjoying double-digit sales growth sequentially in the third quarter of 2009, thanks to improved order...

LCD driver IC backend capacity tight on material shortage

May 18, 15:00

LCD driver IC makers are being hit by tight packaging capacity at back-end service suppliers due to a shortage of chip on film (COF) tapes, according to industry sources.

Wu

ChipMOS expects margins to turn positive by 4Q09

May 15, 15:28

Taiwan's ChipMOS Technologies, which saw its fourth straight quarterly loss in the first quarter of 2009, has said it expects gross margins to return to positive levels by the fourth...

Epistar and Opto Tech see order visibility extend to September

May 14, 16:19

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar and Opto Tech have seen their order visibility for blue LED chips extend into September 2009 amid increasing demand for LED backlighting, according...

PTI cautious about taking low-margin orders for logic ICs

May 8, 16:34

Memory packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) will be more cautious about taking low-margin orders for logic ICs, after seeing ASPs of logic IC packaging drop...

PTI chairman DK Tsai

Semiconductor manufacturing utilization set to rise in 2Q09, says iSuppli

May 8, 09:57

The global semiconductor manufacturing industry is expected to take one small step back from the precipice in the second quarter, as utilization rises for the first time in a year,...

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