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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...

GCE

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...

TSMC to cut foundry service prices by 10-15%, say sources

Feb 19, 10:43

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has decided to lower foundry prices by 10-15% for some large-volume orders placed by its major clients, according to market sources...

PTI 1Q09 sales to fall over 25% amid lower utilization

Feb 6, 17:09

Memory packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) has estimated that its packaging and testing utilization rates will go down to 75% and 65%, respectively, in the first...

PTI chairman DK Tsai

LCD panel oversupply may return as first-tier makers increase utilization rates in 1Q09

Jan 20, 17:18

As first-tier LCD panel makers make plans to increase utilization rates in first-quarter 2009 in anticipation of a pickup in panel prices, Taiwan LCD panel makers are worried that...

TSMC to see January sales hit by excess semi stockpiles

Jan 19, 12:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is facing a tough time maintaining its monthly revenues above the NT$10 billion (US$298 million) mark for January 2009, as the foundry's...

TSMC headquarter

TSMC receives rush orders, utilization to rise

Newswatch - Jan 15, 12:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently received rush orders for low-power and entry-level CPUs and chips from Altera, MediaTek, Nvidia, OmniVision and Qualcomm,...

DRAM production cutbacks lead to lower utilization at packaging and testing firms in early 2009

Jan 7, 17:08

Memory IC packaging and testing houses ChipMOS Technologies, Formosa Advanced Technologies Company (FATC), Power ASE Technology and United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC) are said...

UMC utilization to reach lowest in 1Q09, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 30, 16:32

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) may see its foundry utilization rate fall to as low as 35% in the first quarter of 2009, down from an estimated 50-55% for the fourth quarter...

SMIC utilization rate at 65-70%, company says

Dec 11, 11:48

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) indicated on Wednesday that it running at a utilization rate of 65-70% in the fourth quarter of 2008. The company made...

SMIC Shanghai fab

TSMC posts 36% revenues drop in November

Stockwatch - Dec 10, 16:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) generated revenues of about NT$19.3 billion (US$585 million) in November, down 32% sequentially and 36% from 2007, the company announced...

CMO utilization rate drops below 60% in November

Nov 21, 16:13

LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO)'s utilization rate has dropped below 60% in November as the company now in principle only takes orders whose quotes are higher than the...

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