Monday 3 July 2017
Globalfoundries CEO predicts a golden decade for semiconductors
The semiconductor industry will enter a golden age in the next decade, driven by robust chip and memory demand for ultra-large data centers and artificial intelligence (AI) applications,...
Tuesday 23 May 2017
Globalfoundries and Chengdu partner to expand FD-SOI ecosystem in China
Globalfoundries and the Chengdu municipality have announced an investment to spur innovation in China's semiconductor industry. The partners plan to build a FD-SOI ecosystem including...
Monday 13 February 2017
Globalfoundries Chengdu fab to start production in 4Q18
Globalfoundries' plan to construct a new 300mm wafer fab in Chengdu, China to satisfy demand for the foundry's 22FDX technology is well on track, with production at the facility set...
Monday 18 April 2016
China market: HiWafer Semi ramps up 6-inch GaAs chip fab, says paper
China-based Chengdu HiWafer Semiconductor has commenced operation at its 6-inch GaAs chip fab, which in return will help China reduce its reliance on imports of high-end frequency...
Tuesday 25 August 2015
Compal to shift notebook capacity from Chengdu factory to Kunshan
Notebook ODM Compal Electronics will gradually move notebook production capacity at its factory in Chengdu City, western China, to its factory in Kunshan, eastern China, and has notified...
Tuesday 28 July 2015
Wistron said to consider moving notebook production out of Kunshan plants
Rumors have spread in the IT market that Wistron is planning to stop its notebook production in Kunshan, China and will move all its production capacity to plants in Chongqing and...
Tuesday 9 December 2014
Notebook supply chain mulling shift back to production plants in China coastal areas
Notebook supply chain players have recently started considering a return to their original production hubs in coastal cities of Southeastern China such as Kunshan since the Chongqing...
Monday 10 November 2014
TI to open 300mm wafer bumping facility in Chengdu
Texas Instruments has announced it will expand its manufacturing capacity in Chengdu, China, with a 300mm wafer bumping facility. The addition of this manufacturing process in Chengdu...
Thursday 9 January 2014
Inventec, Wistron post mixed growth in December revenues
Inventec had December consolidated revenues of NT$45.049 billion (US$1.50 billion) increasing 0.99% on month and 23.92% on year, while fellow maker Wistron has reported NT$48.242...
Wednesday 19 December 2012
Compal, Inventec to increase notebook shipments from inland China in 2013
Facing strong pressure from rising labor costs in China, notebook ODMs will accelerate their pace in shifting production to inland China in 2013 with Compal set to move all its notebook...
Monday 12 November 2012
Notebook brands turn conservative about accumulating orders to inland plants
While notebook ODMs become aggressive about building up their production capacities at plants in inland China to save costs, notebook vendors taken a more conservative stance about...
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Compal announces profit for 3Q12
Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$173.03 billion (US$5.92 billion) for the third quarter of 2012, up 4.94% sequentially, with net profit reaching NT$1.63...
Thursday 25 October 2012
Workers strike at Compal factory in Chengdu
Around 2,000 workers at the factory of notebook ODM Compal Electronics in Chengdu City, western China, went on strike early this week in protest because they were not allowed to be...
Tuesday 4 September 2012
Notebook ODMs pushing production capacity in inland China for higher profit
Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have recently been accelerating the process of moving production lines into inland China (western China) for the purpose of raising their profits, as they...
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Chongqing and Chengdu are not competitors, says Chongqing mayor
Chongqing and Chengdu of China, the two major cities of Sichuan province, have reportedly been competing against each other over investments from PC-related players; however, Chongqing...
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