GaN device supply chain remains robust, says Strategy Analytics
Aug 23, 11:18
Even with the well-publicized consolidation of RF Micro Devices (RFMD) and TriQuint Semiconductor, Infineon's acquisition of International Rectifier (IR) and most-recently Wolfspeed, and NXP Semiconductors' acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor, the gallium nitride (GaN) device supply chain is growing...
Nanya PCB sees losses narrow in 2Q16
Newswatch - Aug 19, 11:51
Nanya Printed Circuit Board (Nanya PCB) saw its net losses narrow to NT$230 million (US$7.32 million) in the second quarter of 2016 from the NT$322 million recorded a quarter earlier. Second-quarter EPS was negative NT$0.36.
Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan reports earnings for 2Q16
Newswatch - Aug 17, 14:25
Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial has reported net profits of NT$107 million for the second quarter of 2016, down 16.4% on quarter but up 39% on year. EPS stood at N$1.04 for the quarter.
Zhen Ding, Flexium revenues disappoint
Aug 16, 11:13
Disappointing sales of the iPhone 6s during the first half of 2016 and lower-than-expected orders for the upcoming 7 series are negatively affecting sales at flexible PCB (FPCB) suppliers Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Flexium Interconnect, according to market observers.
PCB maker Apex sees earnings up in 2Q16
Newswatch - Aug 10, 14:04
PCB maker Apex International has reported net profits of NT$128 million (US$4.078 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 26.7% on quarter and 65% on year. EPS for the second quarter stood at NT$1.04.
Passive component maker Yageo reports profits up in 2Q16
Newswatch - Aug 9, 21:21
Passive component maker Yageo has announced net profits of NT$919 million (US$29.186 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 13.46% on quarter and 27% on year. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$1.44 for the quarter.
Chin-Poon reports increased revenues for July
Stockwatch - Aug 9, 16:00
Chin-Poon Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.134 billion (US$67.91 million) for July 2016, representing a 4.04% increase on month and 7.71% increase on year.
Tripod July revenues drop on year
Stockwatch - Aug 9, 16:00
Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.78 billion (US$120.29 million) for July 2016, representing a 5.23% increase on month and 1.27% drop on year.
Compeq July revenues slip 2.7% on year
Stockwatch - Aug 9, 11:46
PCB firm Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.63 billion (US$115.2 million) for July 2016, up 19.1% sequentially but down 2.7% on year.
Yageo July revenues increase 9.6% on year
Aug 5, 10:36
Passive component maker Yageo has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.5 billion (US$78.9 million) for July 2016, up 9.6% from a year ago and 2% sequentially.
FPCB maker Ichia sees July revenues up on month
Stockwatch - Aug 2, 10:58
Handset-use flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$551 million (US$17.2 million) for July, increasing 4.48% on month but decreasing 13.16% on year.
Flexium 2Q16 profits fall
Jul 29, 11:55
Flexible PCB maker Flexium Interconnect has reported disappointing results for the second quarter of 2016, with net profits falling over 70% both on-year and sequentially. EPS for the quarter slid to NT$0.41 (US$0.01).
Kinsus nets NT$1.35 per share for 2Q16
Jul 26, 10:41
IC substrate supplier Kinsus Interconnect Technology has reported net profits of NT$603 million (US$18.7 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 17% on quarter, with EPS reaching NT$1.35 compared with NT$1.16 in the prior quarter.
Panasonic to enter robot control industry
Jul 21, 12:39
Panasonic has announced plans to cross into the robot control equipment market as the company is optimistic about demand for robots from they factory and medical care segments and the company expects the market's scale to reach several tens of billions of yen by 2020, according to a Japan-based Kyodo...
Chilisin 2016 EPS to reach NT$5.50-5.80
Stockwatch - Jul 21, 12:11
Chilisin Electronics, which manufactures inductors and power chokes, is expected to see its 2016 EPS reach between NT$5.50 (US$0.18) and NT$5.80 compared with NT$4.41 a year ago, a recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report quoted market watchers as saying.
Passive component maker Mag.Layers sees earnings up in 1H16
Newswatch - Jul 20, 15:31
Passive component and module supplier Mag.Layers Scientific-Technics has reported net profits of NT$86 million (US$2.69 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 48.27% on quarter and 258.3% on year. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$1.03 for the period.
Kinsus 2Q16 profits to rise 48%, says report
Stockwatch - Jul 19, 13:49
IC substrate supplier Kinsus Interconnect Technology is expected to post an about 48% sequential increase in second-quarter profits, buoyed by new product rollouts by its mobile device clients, according to a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.
Chin-Poon to post record 3Q16 revenues, says report
Stockwatch - Jul 15, 14:26
Automotive PCB specialist Chin-Poon Industrial is expected to see its third-quarter revenues rise 5% sequentially and hit a record high, according to a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.
MLCC maker Walsin sees revenues increase on year in June
Newswatch - Jul 14, 12:33
MLCC maker Walsin Technology has reported revenues of NT$1.513 billion (US$47.05 million) for June, down 3% on month but up 22.5% on year. Accumulated 2016 revenues through June totaled NT$8.83 billion, increasing 17.15% from a year earlier.
FPCB maker Flexium sees sales pick up in June
Newswatch - Jul 12, 11:52
Flexible PCB manufacturer Flexium Interconnect, one of the suppliers of iPhone supply chain, has reported revenues of NT$1.215 billion (US$37.72 million) for June, up 13.08% sequentially but down 14.89% on year.
Unimicron June revenues fall
Jul 12, 10:58
PCB and IC substrate maker Unimicron Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.06 billion (US$157 million) for June 2016, down 5.2% sequentially and 18.5% on year.
Compeq June revenues fall
Stockwatch - Jul 11, 16:11
PCB firm Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.05 billion (US$94.6 million) for June 2016, down 5.6% sequentially and 5.5% on year.
Chin-Poon June revenues rise, Tripod flat
Stockwatch - Jul 11, 16:08
PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial saw its June revenues increase 5.5% sequentially while fellow company Tripod Technology's revenues were flat.
Yageo sees sales up on year in June
Stockwatch - Jul 6, 13:58
Passive component maker Yageo has reported revenues of NT$2.452 billion (US$75.89 million) for June, down 3% sequentially but up 9.5% on year.
Taiwan IT players see Apple demanding price cuts
Jul 5, 12:02
With worldwide smartphone shipment growth slowing down, Apple has been cutting its existing upstream component suppliers' quotes and seeking new component suppliers to maintain its high gross margins. Several Taiwan-based IT players such as Largan Precision, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry)...
FPCB maker Ichia reports flat sales for June
Stockwatch - Jul 4, 15:35
Flexible PCB and handset keypad maker Ichia Technologies has reported revenues of NT$527 million (US$16.37 million) for June, up 2.87% sequentially but down 18.8% on year.
Flexium expects sales rebound in July
Jun 29, 11:17
Flexible PCB manufacturer Flexium Interconnect expects to see its sales rebound starting July, and reach their peak for 2016 in the fourth quarter.
Fulltech looks to high-end fiber fabrics for 2016 growth
Jun 23, 16:18
Taiwan-based Fulltech Fiber Glass, which makes fiber glass yarns and fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, expects brisk demand for electronic-grade fiber fabric products for high-end smartphones and servers, and car-use electronics applications to drive its revenue growth in 2016.
PCB maker WUS expects profitable 2Q16
Jun 17, 15:23
Taiwan-based printed circuit board (PCB) maker WUS Printed Circuit's chairman Hsu-Han Chung (transliterated from Chinese) at the company's investor conference on June 16 said he expects the company to turn to profitable in the second quarter and the third quarter will be the peak of 2016 for the company...
Tai-Saw 2016 revenues to rise 30%, says report
Stockwatch - Jun 17, 09:51
Quartz component maker Tai-Saw Technology is expected to post revenue growth of 30% in 2016, as new production capacity starts to generate revenues, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.
Chin-Poon expects sales growth through end-2016
Jun 15, 10:54
PCB firm Chin-Poon Industrial, which sees more than 70% of its revenues come from the auto industry, expects to sales growth through the end of 2016. Revenues for the year are set to outperform the 2015 levels, according to the company.
Zhen Ding expects revenues to fall in 2016
Jun 14, 10:59
Flexible PCB (FPCB) firm Zhen Ding Technology Holding expects its 2016 revenues to decrease on year due mainly to a weaker-than-expected first half of the year.
Chin-Poon reports increased May revenues
Stockwatch - Jun 8, 16:09
PCB firm Chin-Poon Industrial, with more than 70% of its revenues coming from the automotive industry, has announced consolidated revenues for May 2016 increased 1.9% sequentially and 12.1% on year to NT$1.95 billion (US$60.4 million).
Tripod revenues rise in May
Stockwatch - Jun 8, 15:22
Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.597 billion (US$111.73 million) for May 2016, representing a 3.56% increase on month and 8.45% increase on year.
Compeq May revenues rise 6%
Jun 8, 14:04
PCB firm Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.23 billion (US$100.4 million) for May 2016, up 6.1% sequentially and about 6% on year.
PCB maker Apex reports increased sales for May
Jun 8, 11:23
PCB maker Apex International has reported revenues of NT$779 million (US$23.43 million) for May, increasing 12.56% on month and 13.44% on year. Accumulated revenues for the first five months of 2016 totaled NT$3.309 billion, up 8.38% on year.