Taiwan PCB production value increases 7.1% sequentially in 3Q15
Nov 26, 11:26
The production value of PCB products manufactured by Taiwan-based makers in Taiwan and China totaled NT$147.5 billion (US$4.544 billion) in the third quarter of 2015, up 7.1% on quarter but down 0.3% on year, according to the government-backed Industrial Economics and Knowledge (IEK) center.
Unimicron to spin off rigid-flex PCB unit
Stockwatch - Nov 19, 10:41
PCB and IC substrate maker Unimicron Technology has announced plans to spin off its rigid-flex PCB businesses into a wholly-owned separate company. The new entity will become effective on December 1, 2015.
PCB supplier Apex sees profits surge in 3Q15
Newswatch - Nov 11, 11:13
PCB maker Apex International saw its net profits increase 219.7% on quarter and 50.7% on year to NT$250 million (US$7.64 million) in the third quarter of 2015. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$2 for the quarter.
Compeq 3Q15 profits surge
Nov 11, 11:11
PCB manufacturer Compeq Manufacturing has reported net profits of NT$954 million (US$29.1 million) for the third quarter of 2015 representing increases of 99.7% on quarter and 64.2% on year. Net EPS for the quarter came to NT$0.80.
PCB maker NPC swings back to profitability in 3Q15
Newswatch - Nov 11, 11:06
Nanya Printed Circuit Board (NPC) has reported net profits of NT$433 million (US$13.24 million) for the third quarter of 2015, reversing from a net loss of NT$32 million recorded a quarter earlier. EPS for the third quarter stood at NT$0.67.
Chin-Poon revenues decline in October
Stockwatch - Nov 10, 15:35
Chin-Poon Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.905 billion (US$58.09 million) for October 2015, representing a 3.49% drop on month and 3.59% drop on year.
Yageo October revenues down 9%
Stockwatch - Nov 9, 22:31
Yageo, a manufacturer of MLCCs and chip resistors, announced its consolidated revenues for October fell 9% sequentially to NT$2.26 billion (US$68.9 million).
Topco Scientific posts Jan-Sep EPS of NT$4.40
Stockwatch - Nov 9, 22:24
Semiconductor materials distributor Topco Scientific has reported net profits of NT$715 million (US$21.8 million) for the first three quarters of 2015, with EPS coming to NT$4.40. This compares with net profits of NT$643 million, or NT$4.06 a share, a year ago.
Compeq October revenues top NT$5 billion
Nov 6, 10:51
PCB manufacturer Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.02 billion (US$154.7 million) for October 2015, hitting a monthly record for the fourth consecutive month. The figure represented increases of 7.5% on month and 46.5% on year.
FPCB maker Flexium October revenues hit record
Nov 6, 10:41
Flexible PCB maker Flexium Interconnect has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.41 billion (US$74.3million) for October 2015, hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive month. The figure also represented increases of 14% on month and 57% on year.
Ichia Technologies sees decreased October revenues
Stockwatch - Nov 3, 15:27
Flexible PCB and handset chassis component maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$598 million (US$18.4 million) for October, decreasing 6.12% on month and 35.42% on year.
Unimicron returns to profitability in 3Q15
Oct 30, 10:59
Taiwan-based Unimicron Technology, a manufacturer of PCBs and IC substrates, has reported net profits of NT$133 million (US$4.1 million) for the third quarter of 2015 ending a three-quarter string of losses. EPS for the third quarter came to NT$0.10.
TPCA Show 2015 to take place from October 21-23
Oct 21, 16:14
The TPCA Show 2015 will take place at the Taiwan World Trade Center, Nangang Exhibition Hall from October 21-23 with focuses on flexible and printed electronics, automation intelligence and surface finishing.
Taiwan PCB players to turn down slim-profit orders from smartphone vendors
Oct 20, 15:54
With demand for smartphones weakening and Apple's iPhone sales continuing to rise, some smartphone vendors such as HTC, Xiaomi Technology and Asustek Computer have been demanding that their upstream suppliers, including PCB makers, cut component prices to help reduce their pressure, according to sources...
Career to swing back to profitability in 3Q15
Newswatch - Oct 16, 15:52
Flexible PCB maker Career Technology expects to post an EPS of NT$0.97-1 in the third quarter of 2015, offsetting a loss of NT$0.42 posted in the first half of the year, according to a Chinese-language Liberty Times report, citing company president Wu Yung-hui.
Diode maker Eris September revenues rise 17%
Oct 13, 14:56
Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, has reported consolidated revenues for September 2015 increased 16.8% sequentially to NT$99 million (US$3.03 million).
Tripod reports revenues for September
Stockwatch - Oct 8, 16:28
Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.15 billion (US$12.73 million) for September 2015, representing a 4.65% increase on month and 8.3% increase on year.
PCB maker Compeq sees revenues reach new high in September
Newswatch - Oct 8, 09:59
PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing saw its revenues gain 12.76% on month and 43.93% on year to a record high of NT$4.67 billion (US$143.92 million) in September. The company's monthly figures have continued to hit new records for three consecutive months.
Yageo, Chilisin report increased September revenues
Stockwatch - Oct 7, 22:18
Yageo, a manufacturer of MLCCs and chip resistors, has announced consolidated revenues for September 2015 grew 5.8% sequentially and 1.4% from a year ago to NT$2.48 billion (US$76.5 million).
Compeq September revenues hit record for 3rd straight month
Stockwatch - Oct 6, 20:26
PCB manufacturer Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.67 billion (US$143 million) for September 2015, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive month. The figure also represented increases of 12.8% on month and 43.9% on year.
M&A activity continues through uncertain business climate, says IC Insights
Sep 29, 10:01
In July 2015, IC Insights examined the huge surge of M&A activity in the IC industry during the first six months of 2015. In just the first half of 2015, announced semiconductor acquisition agreements had a combined total value of US$72.6 billion, which was nearly 6x the annual average for M&A...
Taiwan, China IT industries reach consensuses for cooperation for next 12 months
Sep 24, 15:53
The 12th Cross-Strait Information Industry and Technology Standards Forum hosted by Sinocon Industrial Standards Foundation, Chinese Electronics Standardization Association and China Communications Standards Association closed on September 23 with participants from China and Taiwan reaching 32 consensuses...
CCL maker TUC faces fine in US over patent violation
Stockwatch - Sep 22, 15:38
Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) is facing a fine after a US jury found that its products violated two patents held by Isola, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).
eMemory announces verified NeoFuse OTP IP in 16nm FinFET Plus process
Sep 16, 15:18
Taiwan-based eMemory has announced the availability of its One-Time Programmable (OTP) NeoFuse technology in a mainstream 16nm FinFET Plus process, as well as the development and verification of high-capacity (256k bit) and low-voltage (<0.8V) silicon IPs. It is the world's first OTP technology...
PCB firm Chin-Poon August revenues rise 18%
Stockwatch - Sep 14, 10:45
Chin-Poon Industrial, which specializes in the manufacture of automotive PCBs, has reported consolidated revenues increased 18.5% from a year earlier to NT$1.97 billion (US$60.7 million) for August 2015.
Topco Scientific reports revenues for August 2015
Stockwatch - Sep 10, 16:01
Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.538 billion (US$47.21 million) for August 2015, representing a 2.19% increase on month and 0.15% drop on year.
Lite-On Semi posts increased August revenues
Sep 9, 15:09
Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, saw its August revenues increase about 7% on month thanks to rising sales generated from non-PC applications.
Tripod reports increased revenues for August
Stockwatch - Sep 8, 21:36
PCB maker Tripod Technology has reported revenues of NT$3.97 billion (US$121.6 million) for August 2015, representing growth of 3.6% sequentially and 7% on year. The sales were the third-highest monthly figures in the company's history.
Compeq August revenues soar 11%
Stockwatch - Sep 7, 21:45
HDI-PCB specialist Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.142 billion (US$126 million) for August 2015, representing growth of 11% sequentially and 39.6% on year.