FPCB suppliers to enjoy better than expected sales in 1H15
Mar 25, 21:54
Sales momentum of iPhone 6 devices has continued in the first half of 2015, particularly in the second quarter, which will enable Taiwan-based flexible PCB suppliers including Zhen Ding Technology Holding, Career Technology and Flexium Interconnect to post stronger than expected sales performance in...
China market buoying iPhone shipments
Mar 24, 20:58
Sales of Apple's iPhone 6 have been strong particularly in China driving growth in the smartphone's shipments, according to sources at upstream suppliers.
Diode maker Eris swings to profit
Mar 19, 22:40
Taiwan-based rectifier diode supplier Eris Technology returned to profitability in 2014 with revenues rising 25.4% on year.
Tongtai Machine 1Q15 sales expected to rise 5-10%
Mar 19, 22:37
Taiwan-based Tongtai Machine & Tool, a provider of PCB drilling and routing equipment, is expected to post revenue growth of 5-10% on year in the first quarter of 2015, according to market watchers. The company has seen clear order visibility through the third quarter.
IC distributors ANStek, WT Micro report decreased February revenues
Mar 16, 22:14
Taiwan-based IC distributors Answer Technology (ANStek) and WT Microelectronics have reported sequential decreases in February consolidated revenues of 43.2% and 35%, respectively, due mainly to fewer working days as a result of the Lunar New Year holidays.
Recovering economies driving industrial semiconductor market growth, says IHS
Mar 16, 22:01
The industrial semiconductor market will post a 9.7% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next several years as revenues rise from US$34.8 billion in 2013 to US$55.2 billion in 2018, according to IHS. Increased capital spending by companies and continued economic growth, especially in the US...
Aurona enters supply chain of IC backend houses
Mar 16, 15:10
Taiwan-based Aurona Industries, a manufacturer of phenolic resins laminates, disclosed recently that the company has entered the supply chain of semiconductor assembly and test services providers. Aurona serves mainly the PCB and IC substrate industries.
National Instrument transforms Taiwan office to independent company
Mar 13, 15:59
National Instrument has announced it has transformed its branch office in Taiwan to become an independent company starting March and expects the company to achieve 20-40% on-year revenues growth in 2015 as its entry into the supply chains of semiconductor packaging and testing players in Taiwan starts...
CCL maker EMC 2015 sales likely to top NT$20 billion
Mar 11, 20:47
Copper-clad laminate (CCL) maker Elite Material (EMC) is expected to see its 2015 revenues exceed NT$20 billion (US$630.9 million) and hit a record high, buoyed by strong shipments of high-temperature (Tg) and halogen-free laminates, according to market watchers.
Yageo reports decreased revenues for February
Stockwatch - Mar 9, 15:23
Yageo has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.84 billion (US$58.24 million) for February 2015, representing a 28.68% drop on month and 0.66% drop on year.
Compeq reports on-year rise in February revenues
Stockwatch - Mar 9, 15:12
Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.602 billion (US$82.35 million) for February 2015, representing a 13.84% drop on month and 24.12% increase on year.
IC substrate, FPCB suppliers to benefit from Apple Watch release
Mar 9, 13:55
Taiwan-based IC substrate supplier Kinsus Interconnect Technology and flexible PCB makers Zhen Ding Technology Holding, Career Technology and Flexium Interconnect reportedly have jointed the Apple Watch's supply chain, according to industry sources.
Tripod revenues rise 4.1% on year in February
Stockwatch - Mar 6, 16:28
Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.931 billion (US$93.23 million) for February 2015, representing a 23.85% drop on month and 4.1% increase on year.
Tong Hsing 2015 capex to top NT$1.5 billion
Mar 4, 16:11
Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and test services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the manufacture of LEDs, expects its capex for 2015 to exceed NT$1.5 billion (US$47.8 million). The capex will be used mainly to expand its new factory.
WPG to acquire Genuine shares
Mar 3, 20:46
IC distributor WPG has announced plans to acquire 50% of Genuine C&C, a Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics distributor, for NT$14.50 (US$0.46) per share, or a total amount of NT$580 million.
Taiwan Chinsan 2015 sales to rise 20%
Mar 2, 16:02
Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial is expected to post a 20% revenue increase in 2015, thanks to new orders for LED lighting and consumer electronics, according to market sources.
Win Semi 1Q15 sales to rise over 50%, says report
Stockwatch - Feb 26, 13:11
GaAs pure-play foundry Win Semiconductors is expected to see its first-quarter revenues increase 50-55% on year, with gross margin also outpacing the 30% posted during the same period in 2014, the Chinese-language Commercial Times quoted market observers as saying in a recent report.
Kinsus to post more than 5% revenue growth in 2015, says report
Stockwatch - Feb 25, 15:20
Taiwan-based IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology, which saw its sales hit a record high in 2014, is expected to report a more than 5% sales increase for 2015, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.
Flexible PCB makers to post double-digit revenue growth in 1Q15
Feb 16, 13:39
Flexible PCB (FPCB) makers Career Technologies, Flexium Interconnect and Zhen Ding Technology are all expected to report double-digit on-year revenue growth for the first quarter of 2015, thanks to new orders for wearable devices such as the Apple Watch, according to market sources.
Liton to attract investment from China company
Feb 13, 16:08
Aluminum electrolyte capacitor maker Lelon Electronics has announced that Liton Technology, its aluminum foil subsidiary, will draw an investment from China-based Guangdong Hec Technology through a private placement.
Taiflex posts net EPS of NT$4.32 for 2014
Feb 13, 15:43
Flexible CCL specialist Taiflex Scientific saw its net profits decrease 13.7% on year to NT$885 million (US$28.1 million) in 2014, while consolidated sales slid 0.1% to NT$10.13 billion. Net EPS for the year came to NT$4.32.
WT Micro expects flat or slight decrease in 1Q15 sales
Feb 12, 19:58
IC distributor WT Microelectronics expects to report flat growth or an up to 6% decrease sequentially in consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2015, due mainly to fewer working days as a result of the Lunar New Year holidays.
Compeq reports revenues decline for January
Stockwatch - Feb 9, 15:05
Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.02 billion (US$95.87 million) for January 2015, representing a 3.02% drop on month and 18.17% increase on year.
Yageo posts growth in January revenues
Stockwatch - Feb 6, 14:27
Passive components maker Yageo has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.58 billion (US$81.9 million) for January 2015, representing a 32.58% increase on month and 9.44% increase on year.
WPG posts record profits for 2014
Feb 4, 21:09
IC distributor WPG saw its net profits increase 21.8% on year to NT$5.79 billion (US$184 million) in 2014, a record high. The earnings translated into a net EPS of NT$3.50 compared to the NT$2.87 reported for 2013.
Sony to boost production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors
Feb 2, 21:53
Sony has announced plans to invest in Sony Semiconductor in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016 in order to increase production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors. Sony Semiconductor also plans to reorganize and optimize its production sites as it accelerates the shifting of resources to the...
Lite-On Semi looks to flat performance in 1Q15
Jan 27, 21:39
Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, is expected to report flat sequential growth in first-quarter sales bucking seasonal trends, according to market sources.
Xiaomi shipment growth to benefit component suppliers
Jan 20, 19:58
Xiaomi is looking to ship 100 million smartphones in 2015, which will benefit its component suppliers such as HDI-board makers including Compeq Manufacturing, Zhen Ding Technology and Tripod Technology.
Ichia posts all-time high revenues for 2014
Jan 15, 11:28
Flexible PCB (FPCB) and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has announced an all-time high revenues of NT$11.23 billion (US$353.41 million) for 2014, increasing 17% from a year earlier.
Taiwan PCB makers look to automotive for growth
Jan 14, 14:37
Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers, including Apex International, Nanya Printed Circuit Board, Tripod Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, will see sales from the automotive industry drive their revenue growth in 2015, according to market observers.
Flexible PCB makers to enjoy strong 1Q15
Jan 14, 14:10
Buoyed by brisk demand for Apple's iPhone 6 devices, as well as new wearable devices, Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology Holding, Flexium Interconnect and Career Technologies are expected to see their first-quarter revenues buck seasonal trends, according to industry source...