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LCD players dropping unpaid leave policy amid rising utilization

Newswatch - Mar 27, 15:29

Taiwan-based LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) will cancel its unpaid leave policy in April due to rising utilization, while fellow competitor Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has significantly...

Small- to medium-size LCD panel to heat up in April

Mar 26, 16:31

Several Taiwan-based small- to medium-size LCD panel makers are expected to see their utilization rates surge to 100% in April as the upcoming peak season triggers downstream vendors...

ASE, SPIL 2Q utilization to rebound

Newswatch - Mar 25, 12:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) may see their packaging and testing utilization rates climb to 60% in the second quarter of 2009,...

PTI utilization slides to 70% for 1Q, expected to rebound in 2Q

Mar 24, 17:10

Powertech Technology (PTI) has said that its overall capacity utilization has fallen to around 70% for the current quarter, and ASPs (average selling prices) for both packaging and...

Taiwan chip resistor makers see utilization rates increase to 95%

Mar 24, 15:13

Ta-I Technology and Ralec Electronics, two Taiwan-based makers of chip resistors, have seen their utilization rates climb to 95%. First-quarter shipments are likely to be better than...

LED packaging house Para Light sees utilization rate rebound to 60% in March

Mar 24, 15:02

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Para Light Electronics has seen their utilization rate return to 60% in March, and the order visibility extend to April because of growing demand...

Giantplus expects utilization rate to exceed 90% in April

Mar 24, 14:14

Taiwan-based small- to medium-size LCD panel maker Giantplus Technology expects its utilization rate to exceed 90% in April amid recovering demand from China's handset market, according...

TSMC resumes production as orders surge

Mar 23, 15:50

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has returned to almost full production, buoyed by a surge in short lead time orders for handset chips, telecom products and graphics...

IC substrate makers see utilization increase to 50%

Mar 23, 12:23

IC substrate makers Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board (NPC), Phoenix Precision Technology (PPT) and Unimicron Technology have all seen their order visibility extend to mid-April and utilization...

HannStar 5.3G plant to reach full capacity in April

Mar 20, 17:01

LCD panel maker HannStar Display's utilization rate at its 5.3G plant is expected to be fully-loaded in April as shipments of medium-size netbook panels and large-size LCD monitor...

AUO is optimistic for 2009 outlook

Mar 20, 15:16

LJ Chen, president and CEO of AU Optronics (AUO), has struck an optimistic note about the LCD panel market in 2009, saying the industry does not need to be pessimistic because of...

TSMC and UMC see rising orders for AMD GPUs for 2Q09, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 19, 16:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have landed combined orders of 30,000 wafers (12-inch equivalent) for new AMD graphics...

Driver IC packaging firms see capacity utilization improve on China demand

Newswatch - Mar 19, 15:52

Driver IC packaging and testing companies Chipbond Technology, International Semiconductor Technology (IST) and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) have seen their recently capacity...

LED chipmakers have better order visbility and utilization rates

Mar 19, 15:13

Taiwan LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy, and Opto Tech have all reported sequential increases in their February revenues, with their order visibility and utilization rates...

Career shipping FPCBs to smartphone client in North America

Mar 19, 14:16

Taiwan-based flexible handset PCB maker Career Technology will begin shipping flexible PCBs (FPCBs) to a smartphone vendor in the North America market starting this month. Shipments...

Gold Circuit Electronics runs China PCB facility to nearly full capacity

Mar 18, 15:27

PCB maker Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE) has said that its Changshu plant (Jiangsu Province, China) is running at almost full utilization, thanks to rising shipments for netbooks...

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First-tier panel makers to see higher-than-expected utilization rates in 1Q09, say sources

Mar 17, 12:06

The utilization rates at Taiwan's first-tier TFT LCD panel makers, AU Optronics (AUO) and Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), will be higher than what the companies had expected for the...

Compal utilization rate expected to reach 90% in 2Q09, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 16, 15:02

Compal Electronics' utilization rate for notebook manufacturing has a good chance of reaching 90% in the second quarter as current order visibility is clear, according to a Chinese-language...

Second-tier foundry VIS lifts guidance for 1Q09

Mar 13, 11:27

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has revised its first-quarter guidance thanks to rush orders, according...

TSMC and UMC to see 2Q09 orders grow by double-digits, utilization to rise

Mar 13, 11:21

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are expected to receive a substantial number of new orders for the second quarter of...

TSMC and UMC utilization climbing on rush orders

Mar 10, 16:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) both have seen utilization rates grow to 50-60% at some of their fabs, sources at the...

Innolux 5G utilization rate up to 80-90%

Mar 10, 11:14

Taiwan-based LCD panel and system maker Innolux Display has indicated that the utilization rate at its 5G production line has returned to 80-90% from 50-60% at the end of 2008 due...

Notebook PCB makers see increased utilization rate and sales in February thanks to strong netbook demand

Mar 9, 11:59

Demand for notebook PCBs has been gaining momentum, especially for netbooks PCBs, thanks to rush orders and inventory buildup from customers. Taiwan's leading notebook PCB makers...

IC backend suppliers see utilization recovering on white-box handset demand

Mar 5, 17:03

IC packaging houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), and testing specialists Sigurd Microelectronics and King Yuan Electronics...

MediaTek HQ

IC backend suppliers see sales rebound on resumed orders

Mar 4, 16:27

IC substrate makers Phoenix Precision Technology (PPT) and Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board (NPC), and packaging house Greatek Electronics are all seeing improved utilization rates thanks...

Quartz prices fall due to competition from Japan makers

Newswatch - Mar 3, 14:25

Taiwan-based quartz component makers have been forced to reduce quotes due to continued price-cut competition from Japan-based makers, and prices may further drop through the second...

CMO utilization rate up by 20%, says company chairman

Mar 2, 16:01

TFT-LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has seen its utilization rate increase 20% recently mainly due to the China government's consumer electronics (CE) promotion program,...

Handset PCB makers to see losses in 1Q09 on low utilization rates

Feb 27, 17:12

Handset PCB makers expect a 5-10% sales growth in February as demand is recovering, but will still see losses for the first quarter since the average utilization rate for the period...

HDI

LED players Genesis and Lite-On see utilization rates rising

Newswatch - Feb 27, 17:11

LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics has indicated that its February revenues may return to the level in December 2008 at about NT$60 million, with utilization rates climbing to 50-60%,...

Taiwan first-tier LCD panel makers see utilization rates recovering

Feb 27, 09:58

Utilization rates at Taiwan's first-tier LCD panel makers have recovered to 50-60% from the lows of 30% at the beginning of this year, thanks to China's stimulus program and restocking...

Taiwan driver IC firms 1Q09 utilization to drop to 30-40%

Newswatch - Feb 25, 15:34

Utilization at Taiwan's driver IC designers may slide to 30-40% in the first quarter of 2009, due to collapsing demand for LCD TVs and consumer electronics products, market watchers...

LED chipmaker Epistar to see utilization rise to 80% in March

Feb 24, 14:39

Due to recent rush orders, leading Taiwan LED chipmaker Epistar has indicated that February demand has been better than January, and its March orders have already reached NT$500 million...

SMIC 2Q09 utilization to rise on rush orders, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 20, 16:43

Wafer foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has recently secured rush orders for handset and home appliance applications from China's IC design houses,...

PCB maker Unimicron to post losses in 1Q09

Feb 20, 14:15

PCB maker Unimicron Technology expects to post losses in the first quarter of 2009 although sales in February and March are likely to be better compared to those in January. Unimicron's...

Driver IC backend utilization rate at 20-30%

Feb 20, 12:07

Driver IC packaging and testing companies Chipbond Technology, ChipMOS Technologies and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) recently have been able to receive mostly rush or short-term...

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