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Kinsus 4Q17 revenues to rise by up to 20%, says report

Oct 18, 14:36

IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology is expected to enjoy an up to 20% sequential increase in fourth-quarter 2017 revenues, driven mainly by a ramp-up of orders for substrate-like PCBs, according to a Taipei-based Central News Agency (CNA) report.

Foxlink revenues drop on year in September

Oct 11, 17:04

Foxlink has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.978 billion (US$330.01 million) for September 2017, representing a 14.15% increase on month and 4.97% drop on year.

Chin-Poon Industrial revenues rise 11% in September

Oct 11, 17:03

Chin-Poon Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.064 billion (US$68.27 million) for September 2017, representing a 0.02% increase on month and 11.33% increase on year.

Compeq Manufacturing reports increased revenues for September

Oct 6, 15:59

Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.519 billion (US$181.77 million) for September 2017, representing a 11.23% increase on month and 18.11% increase on year.

Topco Scientific reports increased revenues for September

Oct 6, 15:47

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.106 billion (US$69.36 million) for September 2017, representing a 3.07% increase on month and 9.9% increase on year.

Win Semiconductors reportedly enters iPhone X supply chain

Oct 6, 13:59

Win Semiconductors, one of Taiwan's top-3 GaAs PA (power amplifier) suppliers, has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.395 billion (US$144.58 million) in the third quarter of 2017, surging 15.19% on quarter and 23.88% on year. The impressive growth was reportedly driven by the firm's indirect foray...

MLCC maker Yageo scores record revenues in 3Q17

Oct 5, 15:28

Taiwan's leading MLCC maker Yageo saw its revenues for September and the third quarter of 2017 hit record highs of NT$3.001 billion (US$98.78 million) and NT$8.369 billion, respectively, due mainly to the supply chains of Apple's new iPhone devices gradually moving into high gear, according to industry...

Ichia revenues rise 22.52% on year in September

Oct 5, 14:46

Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$692 million (US$22.81 million) for September 2017, representing a 0.02% increase on month and 22.52% increase on year.

Diode maker Eris looks to revenue and profit growth in 2018

Sep 29, 11:40

Taiwan-based Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, expects to enjoy another year of revenue and profit growth in 2018, driven by robust orders for automotive electronics, according to company chairman Jonathan Chang.

Eris chairman

Power transistor growth returns after volatile period, says IC Insights

Sep 29, 11:37

Since the 2009 semiconductor downturn and strong 2010 recovery year, power transistor sales have been rocked by market volatility, falling in three of the last five years because of inventory corrections and drawdowns by systems makers worried about ongoing economic weakness and price erosion in some...

PCB firm Unitech president steps down

Sep 20, 13:58

Unitech Printed Circuit Board president Hsu Cheng-hung has stepped down to take responsibility of a fatal accident that occurred at its Yilan plant in June 2017, according to the Taiwan-based PCB manufacturer.

Yageo plans 15-20% price hike for MLCC chips

Sep 19, 12:37

Yageo is poised to raise its MLCC prices for the third time since 2017 to reflect the ongoing tight supply. Yageo plans to adjust upward prices for its MLCC chips, mainly prices for low-capacity and handset-related products, by 15-20% later in September, according to industry sources.

MLCC supply remains tight

China PCB capacity expansion sharply benefits Taiwan equipment makers

Sep 13, 15:51

Just one year after acquiring US-based flexible PCB maker Multi-Fineline Electronix (MFLX), China-based Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing is proceeding with a CNY3 billion (US$459.7 million) flexible PCB production capacity expansion project to fulfill increased orders, which in turn will benefit...

Taiwan PCB equipment makers benefit from PCB capacity expansions in China

Lite-On Semi posts record August revenues

Sep 12, 12:20

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, has reported consolidated revenues for August 2017 increased 17% on year and nearly 3% sequentially to NT$1.07 billion (US$35.6 million).

Inductor makers to post record high revenues in 3Q17

Sep 11, 15:07

Inductor makers including Chilisin Electronics and Magic Technology are expected to see their third-quarter revenues hit record highs thanks to strong demand for PCs, games consoles and gaming devices, according to industry sources.

Test Research August revenues rise over 41%

Sep 11, 14:42

Test Research (TRI), which specializes in inspection equipment for PCBs, saw its August consolidated sales surge 41.2% sequentially to NT$405 million (US$13.5 million).

Taiwan diode maker HY Electronic to unveil new China plant in 2018

Sep 11, 12:03

Taiwan's leading diode maker HY Electronic will inaugurate its second plant in Yangzhou, China in the first half of 2018, to support production of automotive alternator rectifier diodes and insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBT), in addition to its current product lines for photodiode and GPP (glass...

David Fang, chairman of HY Electronic

Tripod reports increased revenues for August

Sep 8, 16:27

Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.137 billion (US$137.98 million) for August 2017, representing a 6.68% increase on month and 5.45% increase on year.

Chin-Poon Industrial revenues up in August

Sep 8, 16:09

Chin-Poon Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.064 billion (US$68.84 million) for August 2017, representing a 3.74% increase on month and 3.81% increase on year.

Machvision August revenues hit record for 4th straight month

Sep 7, 10:40

Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialist Machvision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$121 million (US$4 million) for August 2017, hitting a monthly record for the fourth consecutive month.

Compeq reports increased revenues for August

Sep 6, 15:54

Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.962 billion (US$164.88 million) for August 2017, representing a 11.29% increase on month and 15.66% increase on year.

Chilisin revenues more than double in August

Sep 5, 13:44

Passive component firm Chilisin Electronics' consolidated revenues for August 2017 hiked 126.3% from a year earlier to NT$1.15 billion (US$38.3 million), thanks to recognized sales from Ralec Electronic and Ferroxcube the company acquired earlier in 2017.

Yageo posts revenue growth in August

Sep 5, 12:26

Passive component maker Yageo has announced consolidated revenues increased 16.8% on year and 9.2% sequentially to NT$2.8 billion (US$93.2 million) in August 2017.

Upstream material suppliers in new iPhone supply chain to see strong growth

Sep 4, 15:09

With Apple expected to launch its new iPhone soon, Taiwan players in the US vendor's smartphone supply chain are warming up to embrace a new round of business boom, with the upstream suppliers of semiconductor and optical materials, particularly, likely to score higher business growth than industry...

Apple is expected to launch the new iPhone soon

FPCB maker Ichia revenues reach 31-month high in August

Sep 4, 11:08

Flexible PCB (FPCB) and chassis maker Ichia Technologies saw its consolidated revenues increase 8.39% on month and 36.39% on year to a 31-month high of NT$691.78 million (US$22.96 million) in August.

MOSFET supply to remain tight through end-2017

Aug 30, 13:12

The supply of MOSFET chips is expected to remain tight through the end of 2017, which will buoy sales at Taiwan-based suppliers including Advanced Power Electronics (APEC), Niko Semiconductor and Sinopower Semiconductor, according to industry sources.

MOSFETs in short supply

Taiwan passive component firms bracing for seasonal demand pickup

Aug 30, 13:08

Taiwan-based suppliers of capacitors, chip resistors, MLCCs and power inductors, as well as suppliers of materials for manufacturing these passive components, are bracing for a seasonal pick-up in demand from mainly the smartphone market segment, according to industry sources, which also expressed...

Taiwan passive component firms brace for seasonal demand pickup

Lite-On Semi obtains GPP diode orders from major China smartphone vendors

Aug 28, 10:58

Lite-On Semiconductor with its GPP (glass passivated package) bridge rectifiers has entered the supply chain of major China-based smartphone vendors including Huawei, Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi, according to industry sources.

Lite-On Semi and its subsidiary On-Bright are set to post strong 3Q17 results

MOSFET supplier Advanced Power mulls price hike, says report

Aug 24, 15:15

Taiwan-based Advanced Power Electronics is planning to raise prices of its MOSFET chips in the third quarter to reflect the tight market supply, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA).

OLED encapsulation materials market to grow 16% CAGR by 2021, says IHS

Aug 23, 12:12

The popularity of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TVs and smartphones has boosted not only the OLED display market but also the OLED encapsulation materials market. According to IHS Markit, the OLED encapsulation materials market is expected to grow 4.7% from a year ago to US$117 million in 2017...

Copper foil maker Co-Tech net profits hit record for 4th consecutive quarter

Aug 23, 12:03

Rising copper foil prices continued to buoy Co-Tech Copper Foil's profitability in the second quarter of 2017, which hit a record high for the fourth consecutive quarter.

China PCB firms step up capacity expansion

Aug 22, 12:09

China-based PCB manufacturers including Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ) and Jiangxi Holitech Technology have moved to expand their production capacities eyeing a bigger piece of the global PCB market, according to industry sources.

China PCB firms expanding production capacity

HY Electronic plans TSE listing

Aug 21, 10:10

Power discrete component supplier HY Electronic plans to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) between late third-quarter and early fourth-quarter 2017, according to the Cayman-incorporated company.

Brisk graphics card demand to buoy inductor firms in 3Q17

Aug 17, 10:59

Graphics card demand is expected to rebound strongly in the third quarter of 2017 benefiting power inductor makers such as Chilisin Electronics, Mag.Layers Scientific-Industrial and Magic Technology, according to industry sources.

DRAM best-growing IC in 2017, says IC Insights

Aug 16, 11:23

Five out of the 33 IC market segments tracked by IC Insights will outpace the 16% growth forecast for the total IC market in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the market research firm.

Chilisin to expand capacity for mini molding chokes

Aug 15, 13:58

Inductor and power choke maker Chilisin Electronics will expand production capacity for mini molding chokes with the new capacity to come online in September, while production efficiency of its new plant in Vietnam has improved with utilization rates starting to rise substantially in the third quarter,...

IntelliEPI optimistic about VCSEL demand for car electronics

Aug 15, 10:06

Intelligent Epitaxy Technology (IntelliEPI), which supplies compound semiconductor epi-wafers to the electronics and optoelectronics industries, has expressed optimism about demand for vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) for car electronics and other high-margin applications in addition...

GCS optimistic about VCSEL demand for data centers

Aug 14, 11:09

Pure-play compound semiconductor wafer foundry Global Communication Semiconductors (GCS) has expressed optimism about gallium arsenide (GaAs) demand for vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) for data centers and other high-ASP applications.

Demand for upstream passive component materials rising

Aug 11, 15:08

Demand for upstream materials for use in the manufacture of passive components, such as powder materials for MLCCs and aluminum foil for capacitors, has been rising, according to industry sources.

Lite-On Semi reports EPS of NT$0.84 for 1H17

Aug 11, 15:03

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, saw its EPS for the second quarter of 2017 reach about the total for the first half of 2016. EPS for the first half of 2017 climbed to NT$0.87 (US$0.03) compared with NT$0.57 during the same period a year earlier.

GaAs foundries post mixed July revenues

Aug 9, 13:48

GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors has reported July revenues climbed to a record high of NT$1.37 billion (US$45.3 million), while revenues at fellow GaAs foundry company Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC) fell 17.9% on month.

Tripod reports increased revenues for July

Aug 8, 15:59

Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.878 billion (US$128.43 million) for July 2017, representing a 5.23% increase on month and 2.57% increase on year.

Compeq reports 22.88% on-year revenue growth for July

Aug 8, 15:43

Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.458 billion (US$147.64 million) for July 2017, representing a 14.49% increase on month and 22.88% increase on year.

Taiwan passive component makers post record July revenues

Aug 8, 10:53

Major Taiwan-based passive component makers including Yageo, Walsin Technology and Chilisin Electronics have reported record-high revenues for July 2017, thanks to a pick-up in customer demand and rising ASPs of certain products such as MLCCs.

Capacitor

Qualcomm, Win Semi reportedly to team up for 5G mobile infrastructure

Aug 2, 18:01

Qualcomm has recently approached GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors to cooperate in an infrastructure project for 5G mobile networks, according to market sources.

LandMark Opto plans new plant to fill orders for silicon photonic products

Aug 2, 16:06

Aided by the rapid development of global data centers and the ensuing strong demand for silicon photonic products, Taiwan-based epi-wafer maker LandMark Optoelectronics expects a double-digit sequential sales growth in the third quarter and even better performance in the fourth quarter. The company...

Yageo posts record operating profit for 2Q17

Aug 1, 21:25

Passive component maker Yageo has reported operating profits climbed to a record high of NT$1.57 billion (US$51.9 million) in the second quarter of 2017, with operating margin rising 5.1pp on quarter to 19.8%.

Yageo posts record revenues and operating profits for 2Q17

Machvision, Utechzone post profit growths in 2Q17

Aug 1, 16:06

Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialists Machvision and Utechzone both enjoyed profit growths in the second quarter of 2017, thanks mainly to brisk demand for PCB manufacturing equipment.

Digitimes Research: Global CIS shipment value to grow through 2020

Aug 1, 15:34

Worldwide CMOS image sensor (CIS) shipments are forecast to grow through 2020 when shipments arrive at nearly US$13.8 billion in value, according to Digitimes Research.

Win Semi expects to post 10-15% revenue growth in 3Q17

Aug 1, 15:18

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post revenue growth of 10-15% sequentially in the third quarter of 2017 with gross margin outperforming the 37.2% recorded in the second quarter.

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