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TSMC expected to remain profitable or break even in 1Q09

Apr 14, 16:17

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to maintain its profitability, or fall to its breakeven point, for the first quarter of 2009, according to market observers,...

Protective component maker Thinking seeing full utilization

Apr 10, 16:32

Taiwan-based protective commponent maker Thinking Electronic Industrial saw March revenues increase 22.6% to NT$141 million (US$4.18 million) driven by demand from PC and notebook...

VIS March revenues rise on orders transferred from TSMC

Apr 10, 14:50

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported a 28% sequential revenue growth for March. Industry sources have speculated that the second-tier foundry has received additional...

Quartz component makers to see improving utilization rates in 2Q09

Apr 9, 16:45

Taiwan-based quartz component makers TXC and Tai-Saw Technology expect their capacity utilization rates to continue to improve during the second quarter although first-quarter revenues...

Chip resistor makers see shipment growth in March

Newswatch - Apr 9, 16:27

Chip resistor makers Ta-I Technology and Ralec Electronic saw demand for chip resistors increase driven by strong sales of notebooks. Both companies have reported revenue growth for...

IC packaging firm Greatek March revenues up 58% on CE demand

Newswatch - Apr 9, 16:07

IC packaging firm Greatek Electronics saw its March revenues soar 58% on month to NT$650 million (US$19.35 million), buoyed by strong demand for consumer electronics products in China...

Driver IC packaging firms to reach full utilization by end of 2Q09

Apr 8, 16:33

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses are expected to see their fabs running at full capacity by the end of the second quarter, as more Japan-based IDMs have begun...

PCB order visibility extends to 3-4 weeks

Apr 7, 17:01

Current order visibility of PCBs has extended to 3-4 weeks from 2-3 weeks previously due to increased orders from the notebook and TFT LCD segments, while utilization rates have also...

MJC Probe sees probe card orders double in March

Apr 7, 14:01

Probe card and LED wafer prober maker MJC Probe Incorporated (MPI) has reported revenues of NT$104 million (US$3.1 million) for March, representing a 42.3% growth on month thanks...

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PPT and NPC see FC substrate utilization up

Apr 6, 15:35

Global flip-chip (FC) substrate suppliers are expected to report shipment growth in March thanks to increased orders from Intel and AMD. Taiwan-based Phoenix Precision Technology...

Packaging firm SPIL revenues up 29% in March, likely to swing to profits in 1Q09

Apr 6, 12:17

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced revenues of NT$3.87 billion (US$117 million) for March, an increase of 28.9% on month. However, its accumulated sales for the...

Passive component material prices up 20%

Newswatch - Apr 3, 10:57

The current price of passive component materials has increased 20% because of short supply. Some material suppliers indicated that inventories have been cleared out as utilization...

DRAM supply bit growth to decelerate significantly in 2009, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 1, 17:06

The bit growth of the global DRAM industry will manage a mere 2.43% in 2009, as most suppliers are facing cash crises amid the ongoing downturn, according to DRAMeXchange. The market...

PVI Taiwan production reaches full utilization

Apr 1, 16:53

Taiwan-based Prime View International (PVI) has already reached full utilization at its EPD (electrophoretic display) production lines in northern Taiwan and has extended production...

TSMT utilization to climb on orders from AUO and CMO

Mar 31, 17:07

Taiwan Surface Mounting Technology (TSMT), an LCD SMT production solutions provider, has seen increased orders from its major panel customers AU Optronics (AUO) and Chi Mei Optoelectronics...

VIS utilization rising on driver IC demand

Mar 31, 15:13

Taiwan's Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a foundry affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), is expected to see its utilization rate at one of its...

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...

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