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  • Notebook+components+supply+has+been+tight
    If the US imposes trade sanctions against SMIC - the largest China-based pure-play foundry - the already tight global supply of notebook components could worsen, according to industry...
  • Notebook PCB makers expect strong 4Q20

    Friday 25 September 2020
    Notebook+demand+remains+strong
    Taiwan-based notebook PCB specialists expect a stronger-than-ever fourth quarter this year, bolstered by persistent demand for notebooks supporting stay-at-home economy, according...
  • Eight-inch foundry quotes set to rise

    Tuesday 22 September 2020
    Eight%2Dinch+foundry+will+be+a+seller%27s+market+in+2021
    Taiwan-based 8-inch foundries will raise their quotes for short lead-time orders by about 10% in the fourth quarter to reflect their extremely tight supply, according to industry...
  • Demand+from+the+notebook+sector+is+strong%2C+but+foundry+support+is+insufficient
    Taiwanese IC designers are likely to raise their quotes for power management ICs and MOSFETs for notebooks, desktop PCs and servers to reflect increased costs resulting from tight...
  • Foxconn+is+looking+to+invest+in+Silterra
    Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is said to have joined the bidding for stakes in Malaysia-based 8-inch foundry Silterra, and if it wins, the Taiwanese EMS giant...
  • xxx
    Pure-play foundries including TSMC, UMC and VIS are poised to see their fab capacities continue being fully utilized through the end of 2020, according to industry sources.
  • Acer+chairman+and+CEO+Jason+Chen+
    Acer has had to reschedule 70% of its notebook deliveries to next month due to shortages of panels and diverse ICs, especially those for educational models which will see strong demand...
  • SMIC+may+come+under+US+sanctions
    Taiwan-based fabless chipmakers, with many of them contracting SMIC to manufacture their chips supplied to the Chinese market, are mulling shifting orders away from the China-based...
  • Diode+makers+keen+on+EV+applications
    Automotive diode demand has started picking up since July after staying stagnant for months, and Taiwanese makers are stepping up deployments in IGBT and SiC power components seeking...
  • xxx
    A ramp-up in chip orders for IoT, 5G and automotive electronics applications will be driving 8-inch wafer fabrication demand through the first half of 2021, prompting related foundries...
  • Demand+for+fingerprint+ID+chips+has+turned+strong
    Fingerprint ID chips vendor Egis Technology expects a surge in shipment pull-in from Chinese handset vendors in the third quarter of 2020, but whether this can generate a sequential...
  • Notebook+vendors+moving+to+maximize+shipments+by+all+possible+means++
    Notebook brand vendors are resorting to all possible means, such as giving up attempts to lower ODM quotes, as they seek to secure smooth shipments from suppliers to meet increasingly...
  • Eight%2Dinch+foundries+enjoy+strong+demand+for+power+management+chips%2C+display+driver+ICs+and+sensor+
    Pure-play foundries including TSMC, UMC and VIS have raised their 8-inch wafer fabrication quotes by 10-20% recently to reflect their tight capacities, according to industry source...
  • VIS+sees+strong+demand+for+its+8%2Dinch+capacity
    Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which runs only 8-inch wafer fabrication lines, has already seen its supply fall short of demand with order visibility...
  • GlobalWafers+posts+record+net+margin+in+2Q20
    Silicon wafer manufacturer GlobalWafers has reported net profits grew 18% sequentially to NT$3.4 billion (US$115.5 million) in the second quarter, with net profit margin hitting a...
  • xxx
    Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) expects 8-inch foundry quotes to be favorable to the company in 2021, judging from the already tight capacities at 8-inch foundries...
  • Mosel+is+seeking+to+return+to+profits
    Pure-play foundry Mosel Vitelic is expected to return to profitability in the second quarter of 2020, thanks to robust orders for sensors for use in infrared thermometers, and MOSFET...
  • China+is+striving+improve+its+IC+self%2Dsufficiency
    China's homegrown semiconductor equipment makers are gearing up to develop diverse frontend and backend IC process equipment in line with the government efforts to boost self-sufficiency...
  • The+car+market+remains+sluggish
    Car sales in major markets have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and the negative impact is expected to extend to upstream demand for 6- and 8-inch silicon wafers used to...
  • Healthcare+applications+have+been+in+strong+demand
    Taiwan-based MCU suppliers are poised to rake in record revenues in the second quarter of 2020 on continued robust demand for forehead thermometers and other healthcare applications...
  • VIS posts record 1Q20 revenues

    Friday 10 April 2020
    VIS+had+strong+sales+in+1Q20
    Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported record revenues of NT$7.84 billion (US$260.9 million) for the first quarter of 2020, up 13.6% on year...
  • Healthcare+applications+have+been+in+strong+demand+in+the+wake+of+the+coronavirus+pandemic
    Taiwan-based MCU specialists continue to enjoy extremely strong demand for healthcare applications such as ear and forehead thermometers badly needed in fighting the coronavirus pandemic,...
  • The+coronavirus+outbreak+has+sparked+strong+demand+for+healthcare+applications
    Taiwan-based MCU specialists have seen orders for healthcare applications ramp up substantially, and therefore are striving for more capacity support from their 8-inch foundry partners,...
  • Backend+firms+still+see+significant+demand+from+the+handset+sector
    The supply of 8-inch wafer fabrication services remains tight, due to robust demand for fingerprint-on-display (FoD) solutions, CMOS image sensors and power management ICs, according...
  • VIS+sees+clear+order+visibility+through+March
    Eight-inch foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has seen clear order visibility through the end of March, with no substantial shifts in customer orders despite the ongoing...
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