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Certification service provider Material Analysis steps up investment in China

Jan 13, 14:14

Taiwan-based certification service provider Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek) has disclosed plans to invest more than NT$200 million (US$6.33 million) in its operations in China, which will be subject to approval by Taiwan's Investment Commission.

Ichia sees earnings increase 5-fold sequentially in 4Q16

Newswatch - Jan 12, 15:39

Flexible PCB and handset component maker Ichia Technologies has reported net profits of NT$115 million (US$3.604 million) for the fourth quarter of 2016, a five-fold increase from the previous quarter.

Tripod revenues up on year in December

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 16:10

Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.639 billion (US$114.06 million) for December 2016, representing a 5.63% drop on month and 1.94% increase on year.

Win Semi posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 11, 11:22

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors' revenues for 2016 hit a record high of NT$13.61 billion (US$425.9 million), and net profits for the first three quarters of the year already exceeded those for all of 2015.

Chin-Poon Industrial reports revenues for December 2016

Stockwatch - Jan 10, 15:32

Chin-Poon Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.995 billion (US$62.48 million) for December 2016, representing a 5.07% drop on month and 6.26% increase on year.

Protective device maker Thinking reports increased revenues for December

Stockwatch - Jan 10, 14:37

Circuit protection device maker Thinking Electronic Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$516.39 million (US$16.152 million) for December, up 1.78% on month and 14.56% on year.

Compeq December revenues slip 1%

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 16:24

PCB firm Compeq Manufacturing saw its December revenues slip about 1% sequentially to NT$4.77 billion (US$149 million).

LTCC module maker ACX reports increased sales for 2016

Newswatch - Jan 6, 14:39

Advanced Ceramic X (ACX), a multi-layer ceramic device and LTCC (low-temperature co-fired ceramic) module maker, saw its revenues down 2.87% on month but up 2.4% on year to NT$169 million (US$5.29 million) in December 2016.

Mag.Layers Scientific sees revenues up over 11% on year in 2016

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 14:09

Passive component and module maker Mag.Layers Scientific Technics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$262 million (US$8.2 million) for December, decreasing 7.74% on month and 1.18% on year.

Yageo 2016 revenues rise 7.6%

Stockwatch - Jan 5, 15:38

Passive component maker Yageo saw its 2016 revenues increase 7.6% from a year to NT$29.62 billion (US$928.3 million). 2016 also marked the second consecutive year of record revenues.

CCL maker Iteq December revenues hit 57-month high

Newswatch - Jan 5, 11:31

Copper-clad laminate (CCL) manufacturer Iteq has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.832 billion (US$56.83 million) for December 2016, up 9.11% on month and 5.4% on year. The monthly figures were the company's 57-month high.

PCB inspection equipment firm Machvision posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 4, 11:00

Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialist Machvision has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$805 million (US$24.9 million) for 2016.

Ichia revenues fall 17% in 2016

Stockwatch - Jan 4, 10:51

Flexible PCB and handset component maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$541 million (US$16.7 million) for December 2016, down 8% sequentially but up 7% on year.

Sintronic to set up polycrystalline sapphire production line

Jan 3, 11:47

Diode rectifier seller and CCFL (cold cathode fluorescent lamp) lighting maker Sintronic Technology will set up a polycrystalline sapphire production line in southern Taiwan in first-quarter 2017, with production to begin in the following quarter, according to the company.

Lite-On Semi ramping GPP diode shipments to China, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 28, 15:33

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, has been ramping up shipments of its GPP (glass passivated package) diodes to the smartphone sector in China, driving revenue growth at the company, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

PCB maker Unimicron developing SLP products

Newswatch - Dec 28, 14:16

PCB maker Unimicron Technology has set aside a capex budget of NT$4.946 billion (US$153.19 million) for 2017, according to the company.

Zhen Ding, other PCB makers stepping into production of substrate-like PCB products, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 27, 15:43

PCB and FPCB maker Zhen Ding Technology Holding has stepped into the development of substrate-like PCB (SLP) products in order to cope with demand from smartphone vendors, particularly Apple, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

FPCB makers expected to see weak 1H17

Dec 22, 15:26

Flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect are expected to see weak revenue performances for the first five months in 2017 as demand for iPhone 7 has started weakening and the two suppliers are unlikely to regain their momentum until Apple begins to prepare...

FPCB maker Flexium to buy back 9 million shares

Newswatch - Dec 21, 22:54

Flexible PCB maker Flexium Interconnect plans to buy back as many as nine million units of its shares directly from the local stock market within the next two months. The repurchased treasury shares will be distributed to employees, the company said.

Solenoid maker Tai Shing sees stock price surge over 40% on first trading session

Dec 21, 14:04

The stock of own-brand solenoid and solenoid valve maker Tai Shing Electronics Components debuted on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) market on December 21 with an initial price of NT$40 (US$1.25) per share.

Quartz component maker Siward invests in New Zealand-based Rakon

Newswatch - Dec 21, 11:10

Quartz component supplier Siward Crystal Technology has announced that it has purchased 38.02 million shares of New Zealand-based fellow company Rakon for US$10 million or US$0.26 per share.

Quartz component maker TXC sees earnings up in November

Newswatch - Dec 16, 14:11

Quartz component maker TXC has reported pre-tax profits of NT$130 million (US$4.075 million) for November, up 15.9% on month and nearly 40% on year. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$0.42 for the month.

Copper foil maker Co-Tech sees revenues up in November

Newswatch - Dec 15, 16:12

Co-Tech Copper Foil has reported consolidated revenues of NT$520 million (US$16.37 million) for November, increasing 2.56% sequentially and 39.31% on year. Accumulated 2016 revenues through November totaled NT$4.815 billion, increasing 23.33% from a year earlier.

CCL maker Elite Material reports increased sales for November

Newswatch - Dec 14, 21:50

CCL (copper-clad laminate) maker Elite Material (EMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.028 billion (US$63.83 million) for November, up 4.97% on month and 3.09% on year.

RDA striving to provide 4G RF PA modules across all key platforms

Dec 12, 10:24

RDA Microelectronics, a provider of radio-frequency and mixed-signal chips in China, has been working closely with key chipset providers in the mobile handset market to certify its front end chipsets in an LTE terminal market that is demanding increasingly strict performance requirements.

Chin-Poon sees November revenues rise

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 15:58

Chin-Poon Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.102 billion (US$66.08 million) for November 2016, representing a 12.63% increase on month and 12.76% increase on year.

Tripod reports increased revenues for November

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 15:56

Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.856 billion f(US$121.21 million) or November 2016, representing a 1.7% increase on month and 2.19% increase on year.

Passive component firm Magic Technology 2016 EPS to top NT$2.50

Dec 9, 14:33

Power inductor maker Magic Technology is expected to see its 2016 EPS top NT$2.50 (US$0.08) - a record high, thanks to rising revenues and a favorable cost structure, according to industry sources.

Kinsus, Nanya PCB November revenues down

Dec 8, 22:11

IC substrate suppliers Kinsus Interconnect Technology and Nanya PCB have reported on-year declines in consolidated revenues for November 2016 of 7.1% and 0.5%, respectively.

Compeq November revenues hit 12-month high

Stockwatch - Dec 7, 15:52

PCB firm Compeq Manufacturing saw its November revenues climb to a 12-month high of NT$4.81 billion (US$150.9 million).

Diode maker Eris November revenues rise

Dec 7, 14:34

Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, has reported consolidated revenues for November 2016 increased 11% sequentially and 30.1% on year to NT$95.6 million (US$3 million).

PCB inspection equipment firm Machvision revenues hike

Dec 6, 11:06

Strong shipments for flexible PCB inspection products have boosted revenues at equipment supplier Machvision, which saw its cumulative 2016 revenues through November already break the record of NT$710 million (US$22.1 million) generated in 2013.

Yageo posts increased November revenues

Stockwatch - Dec 5, 22:28

Passive component maker Yageo has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.51 billion (US$78.4 million) for November 2016, up about 9% from a year ago and 4.7% sequentially.

Mag.Layers reports increases in November revenues

Stockwatch - Dec 5, 16:32

Electronic components maker Mag.Layers has reported consolidated revenues of NT$284.22 million (US$8.86 million) for November, rising 15.22% on year and 16.07% on month.

Passive component maker Chilisin expanding business in auto sector

Stockwatch - Nov 30, 11:10

Chilisin Electronics, which manufactures inductors and power chokes, is expected to see revenues generated from the car-use segment account for 14% of the company's total revenues in 2017, according to a recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

Component maker Magic Technology reports strong earnings for 3Q16

Nov 22, 15:53

Power inductor maker Magic Technology has reported net profits of NT$38.01 million (US$1.193 million) for the third quarter of 2016, representing a 103.9% growth from the previous quarter and a 15-fold increase from a year earlier.

PCB makers hike prices due to increased CCL cost

Nov 22, 14:53

Taiwan-based PCB makers, in response to price hikes by CCL (copper-clad laminate) suppliers, have raised quotes to reflect increased costs, according to industry sources.

Quartz component maker Tai-Saw to issue new shares for capital expansion

Newswatch - Nov 22, 14:06

Quartz component and SAW (surface-acoustic-wave) filter maker Tai-Saw Technology plans to issue nine million new shares through a cash capital expansion project. New funds raised from the project will be used to finance its capacity expansion plans and strengthen its financial capability.

CCL maker Elite Material reports strong earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Nov 17, 10:52

CCL (copper-clad laminate) maker Elite Material (EMC) has reported net profits of NT$824 million (US$25.87 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 38.38% on quarter and 7.02% on year. EPS for the quarter stood at NT$2.59.

Component maker Thinking posts record high 3Q16 earnings

Newswatch - Nov 17, 10:50

Circuit protection device maker Thinking Electronic Industrial has reported net profits of NT$314 million (US$9.86 million) for the third quarter of 2016, the company's highest quarterly earnings representing an increase of 42.08% on quarter and 16.72% on year. EPS for the quarter stood at NT$2.45.

Taiwan Chinsan reports strong earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Nov 15, 21:31

Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial has reported net profits of NT$196 million (US$6.153 million) for the third quarter of 2016, increasing 83.17% from a quarter earlier and 145% from a year earlier. EPS for the July-September period reached NT$1.90.

Packaging material supplier Chang Wah 3Q16 profits rise 68%

Nov 15, 15:08

Packaging material and equipment supplier Chang Wah Electromaterials (CWE) has reported net profits of NT$152 million (US$4.8 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 67.8% sequentially, with EPS reaching NT$2.25.

Tripod October revenues drop, Chin-Poon flat

Stockwatch - Nov 14, 09:45

PCB maker Tripod Technology saw its October revenues decrease 3.2% sequentially while fellow company Chin-Poon Industrial's revenues grew 0.7% on month.

Flexium posts record October revenues

Nov 9, 13:43

Flexible PCB maker Flexium Interconnect has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.45 billion (US$77.8 million) for October 2016 hitting a record high.

Flexium enjoys another month of record revenues

Yageo Jan-Oct revenues rise

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 20:37

Passive component firm Yageo has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.4 billion (US$76.3 million) for October 2016, up 6.2% from a year earlier. Revenues totaled NT$24.83 billion for the first 10 months of 2016, rising 6.8% on year.

Compeq posts decreased October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 20:30

PCB manufacturer Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.64 billion (US$147.2 million) for October 2016, down 0.8% sequentially and 7.7% on year.

Passive component maker Chilisin report strong earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Nov 7, 11:10

Passive component supplier Chilisin Electronics has reported net profits of NT$205 million (US$6.515 million) for the third quarter of 2016, increasing 34% from a quarter earlier and also a year earlier.

Diode maker Eris Jan-Oct revenues down

Nov 4, 11:03

Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, has reported cumulative 2016 revenues through October decreased 1.8% from a year earlier to NT$890 million (US$28.3 million).

FPCB maker Ichia reports decreased sales for October

Stockwatch - Nov 2, 14:37

Flexible PCB and handset component maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$502 million (US$15.895 million) for October, decreasing 11% sequentially and 16% on year.

Taiwan ITRI, Seria develop new technology for PCB production

Oct 28, 11:10

Taiwan's ITRI has teamed up with Japan-based Seria Engineering to develop a new process technology for the manufacture of PCBs, which has been showcased at the TPCA (Taiwan Printed Circuit Association) Show 2016 running from October 26-28.

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