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  • Trina Solar to begin production of 5BB solar cells, say reports

    Green energy | 47min ago

  • Taiwan market: Smartphone sales up slightly in July

    Mobile + telecom - Newswatch | 51min ago

  • Taiwan FTC approves acquisition of HMI by ASML

    Bits + chips | 2h 22min ago

  • Taiwan market: Mobile Internet-access infrastructure key to development of mobile payments, says NCC

    Mobile + telecom | 2h 24min ago

  • Elexcon and IEE 2016 opens covering electronics and embedded applications

    Before Going to Press | 15min ago

  • Research firm expects Taiwan PCB output to grow sequentially, but fall on year in 3Q16

    Before Going to Press | 59min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipment to drop over 10% on year

    Before Going to Press | 1h 4min ago

  • Semi, LCD equipment maker Gallant to see EPS double in 2016

    Before Going to Press | 1h 5min ago

  • Samsung pushing low-price tablet with strong e-book support

    Before Going to Press | 1h 5min ago

  • ITRI showcasing materials for flexible OLED at Touch Taiwan 2016

    Before Going to Press | 2h 17min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Japan IT vendors stepping into IoT business

    Before Going to Press | 2h 37min ago

  • Taiwan PCB production value to grow 8.8% on quarter in 3Q16, says IEK

    Before Going to Press | 2h 40min ago

  • China Telecom nets CNY11.673 billion for 1H16

    Before Going to Press | 2h 41min ago

  • Sharp preparing to market solar cells in China, says Nikkei

    Before Going to Press | 2h 42min ago

  • Consumer IC vendor Sonix to ship over 600 million MCUs in 2016

    Before Going to Press | 2h 43min ago

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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.

Power semiconductor market revenues decline in 2015, says IHS

Aug 12, 12:36

Overall revenues for the power semiconductors market globally dropped slightly in 2015, due primarily to macroeconomic factors and application-specific issues, according to IHS Markit.

Chin-Poon raises holdings in Thailand subsidiary

Aug 12, 10:35

Chin-Poon Industrial has raised its stake in Draco PCB Public, its Thailand-based subsidiary, to 75.61% from 52.59%, according to the automotive PCB specialist.

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.

Truly Opto-Electronics to ship 10 million fingerprint sensor modules in 3Q16

Aug 9, 14:04

China-based Truly Opto-Electronics is expected to ship 10 million fingerprint sensor modules in the third quarter of 2016 and ramp up shipments to 45 million units for all of the year, according to industry sources.

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.

CCL product maker EMC sees earnings grow significantly in 2Q16

Newswatch - Aug 5, 10:37

Copper clad-laminate (CCL) product maker Elite Material (EMC) has reported net profits of NT$595 million (US$18.79 million) for the second quarter of 2016, increasing 6.86% on quarter and 24.35% 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.

GaAs IC foundry AWSC July revenues fall

Aug 4, 16:08

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) saw its July 2016 revenues fall to the lowest levels since March 2014.

LandMark expects rising revenue proportion for silicon photonics products

Aug 3, 12:00

LandMark Optoelectronics, which supplies GaAs- and InP-based epitaxial wafers for making laser diodes and photo detectors used in optical communication devices, expects the revenue proportion for silicon photonics products to rise.

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).

Passive component maker Prosperity Dielectrics reports increased earnings for 1H16

Newswatch - Jul 27, 15:46

Passive component supplier Prosperity Dielectrics has reported net profits of NT$139 million (US$4.34 million) for the first half of 2016. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$0.76 for the January-June period, higher than the NT$0.74 for all of 2015.

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.

Protective component supplier Thinking sees sales move up

Newswatch - Jul 12, 14:06

Circuit protection device specialist Thinking Electronic Industrial has reported revenues of NT$461.15 million (US$14.32 million) for June, up 0.2% on month and 3.76% on year.

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.

PCB maker Zhen Ding sees sales pick up in June

Newswatch - Jul 11, 10:53

PCB maker Zhen Ding Technology Holding has announced revenues of NT$5.47 billion (US$169.36 million) for June, up 11% on month but down 6.6% on year.

IC substrate supplier Kinsus reports strong sales for June

Newswatch - Jul 7, 15:34

IC substrate supplier Kinsus Interconnect Technology saw its revenues grow 4.17% sequentially and 10.41% on year to NT$2.004 billion (US$61.86 million) in June.

Chilisin 3Q16 revenues to register double-digit growth, says report

Stockwatch - Jul 7, 10:39

Chilisin Electronics, which manufactures inductors and power chokes, is expected to post a double-digit on-year increase in third-quarter revenues, according to a recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

FCCL material supplier Taiflex reports flat sales for June

Newswatch - Jul 6, 21:51

Taiflex Scientific, which supplies flexible copper clad laminates and PV module backsheets, has reported revenues of NT$833 million (US$25.74 million) for June, down 6.1% on month and 6.6% on year.

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.

Power transistors to see less volatility in second half of decade, says IC Insights

Jun 24, 16:07

Greater demand for energy efficiency in systems, cars, portable electronics and new connections to the Internet of Things (IoT) will steadily drive power transistor sales to new record-high levels in the next three years, according to IC Insights.

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 Unimicron expects sales momentum to continue to November

Newswatch - Jun 22, 22:04

PCB maker Unimicron Technology expects its sales momentum to continue to November thanks to its increasing penetration in telematics, mobile devices and IoT markets, according to company chairman Tze-chang Tzeng.

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.

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