Tuesday 24 July 2012
Resistor maker Ta-I keeps capacity utilization rate at 80-85%
Ta-I Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of chip resistors, has had its production capacity utilization rate running at 80-85% recently, while keeping a low level of inventory because...
Monday 16 July 2012
Laser Tek 2Q12 sales up 30%
Consolidated revenues at Laser Tek, a supplier of passive component materials and production equipment, registered an about 30% sequential increase in the second quarter of 2012....
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Passive component maker Viking Tech looks to 15-20% sales growth in 2Q12
Thin film resistor supplier Viking Tech is expected to generate record high revenues in May and post 15-20% sequential revenue growth in the second quarter, buoyed by strong demand...
Monday 28 May 2012
Passive component makers ramping up capacity utilization rates
Most passive component makers including Yageo, Cyntec, Ralec Electronics, Ta-I Technology, Walsin Technology all have ramped up their production capacity utilization rates to over...
Monday 23 April 2012
Laser Tek to post solid sales growth in 2Q12
Laser Tek, a supplier of passive component materials and production equipment, is expected to post sales growth of 10-20% sequentially in April 2012, according to market sources....
Thursday 12 April 2012
Viking Tech sees March revenues increase above 16% on-month
Viking Tech, which specializes in the design and manufacture of chip resistors, reported March revenues of NT$97 million (US$3.3 million), a record high since June 2011. The firm...
Monday 2 April 2012
Laser Tek, Leatec seeing orders rise
Chip resistor companies have stepped up their pace of orders as they plan to expand capacity especially that for 0201- and 01005-size products used in smartphones and tablets. Equipment...
Thursday 15 March 2012
Viking Tech March revenues to grow
Revenues at Viking Tech are expected to enjoy another sequential rise of more than 10% in March thanks to new contracts for high-frequency inductors used in wireless communication...
Wednesday 14 March 2012
Ralec February sales up more than 100%
Consolidated revenues at Ralec Electronic hiked 112.2% sequentially in February 2012, while fellow chip resistor firm Ta-I Technology saw its consolidated sales increase 5.2% on month...
Tuesday 13 March 2012
Yageo posts 60% profit decline in 2011
Yageo, a supplier of multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) and chip resistors, has announced net profits for 2011 declined 59.8% with revenues down 8.6% from a year ago. The passive...
Thursday 16 February 2012
Viking Tech optimistic about February performance
Viking Tech, which specializes in the design and manufacture of chip resistors, believes performance in February will show on-month growth of more than 10%. Viking Tech reported January...
Tuesday 7 February 2012
Yageo, Chilisin post revenue drops in January
Yageo, a manufacturer of MLCCs and chip resistors, has announced consolidated revenues for January 2012 slid 11% sequentially to NT$1.59 billion (US$53.8 million). The company attributed...
Friday 3 February 2012
Upstream suppliers of passive components cautious about expansion
Under uncertain demand, Taiwan-based suppliers of passive component materials are tending towards a cautious approach regarding capacity expansion in 2012, according to industry sources...
Monday 16 January 2012
Yageo boosts capacity for 01005 size chip resistors
Taiwan-based Yageo has moved to build new capacity for 01005 size chip resistors to satisfy brisk demand for smartphones and tablets, joining rivals Cyntec and Kamaya Electric that...
Monday 9 January 2012
Taiwan chip resistor firms post mixed December results
Ralec Electronic has posted lower sales for December from November, affected by falling product ASPs and fewer orders from clients due to inventory accounting procedures.
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