Thursday 23 November 2023
LG Innotek's Gumi plant powers up as ABF substrates hub amid AI surge
In a bid to ride the wave of AI, LG Innotek is set to continue enhancing its ABF substrate technology and capacity. The South Korean firm's Gumi factory, once a camera module production...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
IC substrate market poised to decline in 2023
The global IC substrate market is poised to decline about 30% in 2023 as ABF substrate demand fails to pick up as anticipated, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Embracing sustainability and smart manufacturing in the PCB Industry: insights from the 2023 TPCA Show
The 2023 TPCA Show, hosted by the Taiwan Printed Circuit Board Association (TPCA), convened over 450 global PCB brands and featured 1,376 booths representing participants from Europe,...
Monday 16 October 2023
Taiwanese substrate manufacturers quiet in September; looking to demand rebound in 2024
The September revenue performances of the top three Taiwanese substrate manufacturers have been revealed along with their third-quarter revenues. Despite operations not seeing as...
Tuesday 12 September 2023
ABF substrate shortage may return in 2024
ABF substrates may experience a reversal from a 5% oversupply in 2023 to a 5–8% shortage in 2024-2025, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 29 August 2023
Unimicron Suzhou plans listing in China
Unimicron Technology (Suzhou), an 86%-owned subsidiary of IC substrate and PCB maker Unimicron Technology, will submit for China's A-share listing, according to the parent company...
Tuesday 1 August 2023
Inventory adjustment for ABF substrates extends to 2024; long-term optimism about AI driving demand
The ABF substrate industry is facing a short-term headwind. Unimicron, whose ABF substrate business accounted for 52% of its revenue in 2Q23, admitted during its earnings call that,...
Thursday 27 July 2023
Unimicron looks to AI, high-speed transmission for long-term growth
PCB maker Unimicron Technology will focus on developing AI-related and high-performance computing (HPC) high-speed transmission network communications applications in the future,...
Monday 24 July 2023
TPCA: Taiwan should strengthen high-end PCB supply chain to tap AI server opportunities
The printed circuit board (PCB) for AI servers is a high-end, high-value PCB for terminal applications, and the process technology threshold is higher, so fewer manufacturers have...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
ABF substrate demand to strengthen in 4Q23
The upcoming M3-equipped Mac series, as well as the demand for AI servers, are likely to drive ABF substrate demand in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 30 May 2023
Growing generative AI applications to drive long-term prospects for ABF substrate industry
The growing popularity of large language model (LLM) applications, such as generative AI, is likely to drive demand for high-end CPUs and GPUs, ensuring long-term prospects for ABF...
Wednesday 24 May 2023
Nan Ya mulls new plant in Southeast Asia
Nan Ya PCB, among Taiwan's major ABF substrate suppliers, is mulling to set up a new plant in Southeast Asia, according to company senior vice president LR Lu.
Thursday 11 May 2023
ABF substrate market may regain prosperity in 2024
The ABF substrate market segment is expected to regain prosperity in 2024, buoyed by rising demand for AI servers, according to market sources.
Wednesday 10 May 2023
South Korean supplier of ABF substrate cleaning equipment penetrates Chinese market with innovative technology
South Korean semiconductor equipment supplier Neontech's new product, "TB Cleaning Saw & Sorter," a tool for ABF substrate packaging, has penetrated the Chinese market and won...
Monday 8 May 2023
Nan Ya sees 1Q23 profit fall to 8-quarter low
Nan Ya PCB, among Taiwan's major ABF substrate suppliers, saw its net profits hit an eight-quarter low of NT$2.325 billion (US$75.8 million) in the first quarter of 2023. EPS for...
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