Thursday 7 March 2024
Backend houses gearing up for AI chip boom
The arrival of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) age has underscored the increasing importance of semiconductor packaging and testing, with makers stepping up efforts to expand advanced...
Thursday 30 November 2023
IC backend houses see promising chiplet demand
Despite short-term headwinds, IC backend companies are generally positive about long-term demand for chiplet devices.
Thursday 3 August 2023
IC testing houses see slight pick-up in fab utilization
IC testing houses Ardentec, King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics have all seen their fab utilization rates pick up slightly in the third quarter, despite the gloomy...
Tuesday 1 August 2023
Ardentec sees IDM customers contribute nearly 60% to revenue
Ardentec has seen orders placed by its IDM customers account for nearly 60% of company revenue, allowing the IC testing company to experience stable demand for high-end automotive...
Friday 16 June 2023
Ardentec keeps capacity utilization at 80%
IC testing house Ardentec has maintained its factory utilization rates at approximately 80%, thanks to its entry into the supply chains of major international IDM and fabless US power...
Thursday 11 May 2023
Most Taiwan OSATs see sales decline in April
Many Taiwan-based OSATs, including ASE Technology Holding (ASEH), have reported declines for April sales, but Powertech Technology (PTI) and Ardentec saw some positive results in...
Friday 31 March 2023
IDMs upbeat about revenue prospects, benefiting Taiwan supply chain partners
Robust demand for Si-IGBT and SiC power modules for automotive and industrial control applications has inspired IDMs such as Infineon to become upbeat about their revenue prospects...
Thursday 9 March 2023
OSATs see clear automotive MCU orders from IDMs till end-2023
Taiwan's OSATs including ASE Technology, TeraPower Technology under Powertech Technology (PTI), and Ardentec have seen clear order visibility for automotive MCUs from IDMs till the...
Tuesday 10 January 2023
PTI posts about flat revenue growth in 2022
Memory and logic IC backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) Group has reported revenue still edged up 0.16% on year to NT$83.93 billion (US$2.75 billion) in 2022, despite lackluster...
Tuesday 27 December 2022
Taiwan OSATs poised to slightly cut quotes for 2023
Taiwan's OSATs are expected to slightly cut packaging or testing quotes for 2023 to bolster their capacity utilization rates, with price ranges up for negotiation with clients to...
Wednesday 21 December 2022
Ardentec breaks ground for new plant in Singapore
IC testing house Ardentec has broken ground for its second plant in Singapore, slated for completion in 2024. The new plant will double the company's capacity in the city-state.
Thursday 1 September 2022
OSATs strive to grow revenues from automotive sector
Taiwan-based OSATs including ASE Technology, Powertech Technology Group (PTI), King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Ardentec, Sigurd Microelectronics are all looking to grow revenues from...
Friday 19 August 2022
Backend demand for automotive MCUs, MPUs stays robust
Backend demand for automotive MCUs and MPUs remains in high gear, with OSATs and packaging materials suppliers seeing clear order visibility through the end of this year, according...
Friday 1 July 2022
Ardentec breaks ground for new factory site in Taiwan
Dedicated IC testing house Ardentec has broken ground for a new factory site in Longtan, northern Taiwan, and expects to start operating the site by 2024.
Monday 16 May 2022
Taiwan OSATs embracing more car, industrial IC orders from IDMs
International IDMs including Infineon and STMicroelectronics continue stepping up production of automotive, industrial control and networking chips to meet ever-rising demand, outsourcing...
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