Thursday 28 September 2023
Netronix expects double-digit growth this year despite e-paper industry headwinds
With electronic shelf labels (ESLs) moving from three to four colors and e-readers from black and white to color, the e-paper industry is facing some headwinds.
Monday 25 September 2023
Taiwan takes 4 export stimulating measures to boost 2024 economic growth
Inflation, interest-rate hikes, the Ukraine-Russian War, and the US-China tech competition have impacted Taiwan's export performance, with export orders declining for the past 12 months before August 2023 straight. To stimulate exports and economic growth in 2024, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) announced on September 21 to launch four measures.
Friday 22 September 2023
New directions in the cloud: GenAI and new markets
CloudMile, a leader in AI cloud solutions, is positioning itself as the driving force building a complete ecosystem in the GenAI industry and also as a key player in helping clients set up their data platforms. The company is also actively expanding into the Southeast Asian market, which it believes has lots of growth potential.
Tuesday 19 September 2023
BYD's overseas expansion drives Yusin Holding Group's Fuzhou subsidiary operation
China-based EV maker BYD has been scaling up in overseas markets. Besides the competition with Tesla, its entry into the Thai market has garnered much attention. Support from Taiwan-based automotive parts suppliers has become essential for the carmaker's ambition in foreign markets.
Tuesday 19 September 2023
PCB maker TPT expects new Vietnam plant to start production in 4Q23
Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) is constructing a new plant in Vietnam that will manufacture PCBs for primarily automotive and network device applications, and expects it to be fully operational and ready for production in the fourth quarter of 2023.
Monday 18 September 2023
Thai student talent matchmaking platform formed to help Taiwanese PCB makers operating in Thailand
The Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA) and the Thailand Trade and Economic Office (TTEO) recently jointly held the inaugural "Thai Student PCB Job Fair" aiming to help Taiwanese PCB makers address the urgent need for Thai talent to serve at their newly expanded manufacturing facilities in Thailand.
Thursday 14 September 2023
Malaysia says ASEAN is a winner from shifting supply chains
Malaysia and the broader 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations have emerged as the biggest beneficiaries of the supply chain realignment caused by rising US-China tensions, according to Trade Minister Zafrul Abdul Aziz.
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Malaysia plans to ban rare earth raw materials exports
Malaysia Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said on September 11 that the country will develop a policy to ban the exports of rare earth raw materials in an effort to boost local industry, according to local news outlet New Strait Times.
Wednesday 13 September 2023
SE Asia to emerge as major chip hub as US looks to nurture Vietnam
Following the semiconductor partnership between the US and Vietnam and US-based GlobalFoundries' opening of a new plant in Singapore, the US is looking to build a more diversified semiconductor supply chain, with South and Southeast Asian countries expected to emerge.
Tuesday 12 September 2023
Vietnam's journey in the semiconductor industry
Amid the global supply chain realignment, Vietnam has emerged as a new link in the value chain for electronics manufacturing, inspiring some to imagine Vietnam's intention to develop its own semiconductor industry.
Thursday 7 September 2023
Global Lighting Technologies reports improved revenue for Q3 and optimism for 2024
After a rocky start that resulted in financial loss in the first quarter, Global Lighting Technologies (GLT), a leader in light guide plate technology (LGP), reported a turn-around in the second quarter. Chairman Lee Mang-Shiang expects similar performance in the third quarter as the second, and despite the low visibility, better revenue could be possible in the fourth quarter.
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Taiwan EV supply chain eyeing global presence
Taiwan's electric vehicle (EV) supply chain, including companies such as Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Kymco (Kwang Yang Motor), is looking to adopt a new industry model and not just contract manufacturing in an effort to accelerate overseas deployments, according to industry sources.
Monday 4 September 2023
Southeast Asian smartphone market fell 15% in 2Q23, marking the sixth consecutive drop, says Canalys
Canalys research reveals that the Southeast Asia smartphone market fell 15% on-year in the second quarter of 2023 to 20.9 million units, the lowest shipment since 2014, as the unfavorable macroeconomic conditions continued. This led to an increase in old stock, stifling new initiatives and inventory from vendors and a lackluster festive season.
Monday 4 September 2023
Infineon certifies automotive-grade SiC from China-based suppliers
Infineon's German headquarters confirmed to DIGITIMES that it had certified the automotive-grade SiC produced by China-based material suppliers SICC and TankeBlue earlier than expected. Infineon also said it had started delivering the SiC products to global customers.
Friday 1 September 2023
Unitech PCB eyeing entry into supply chain for AI devices
Unitech Printed Circuit Board is actively pursuing orders for AI accelerator cards and other AI-related devices in an effort to join the industry's supply chain by 2024, according to company VP and spokesperson Kanty Wu.
Thursday 31 August 2023
Asia Optical to expand factory site in Philippines
Optical components maker Asia Optical has disclosed plans to open a second plant in the Philippines, with the new facility scheduled to come online around the end of 2024.
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