Monday 22 May 2023
Leadframe supplier CWTC opens new factory in southern Taiwan
Chang Wah Technology (CWTC) has inaugurated a new facility in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, where it will manufacture leadframes for advanced quad flat no-lead (aQFN) packaging, third-generation...
Monday 8 May 2023
Silicon Island Chronicles series interview: Win Semi chairman says the era of AIoT has arrived
Apart from its TSMC-led silicon-based semiconductor ecosystem, Taiwan also plays a crucial role in the development of compound semiconductors, including the second-generation semiconductors...
Friday 5 May 2023
Transcom, backed by Norwegian SWF, expected to maintain double-digit growth in 2023
Transcom, Inc., a Taiwan-based IDM specializing in microwave semiconductor components and sub-system products, is seeing a steady growth momentum for 2023. As Taiwan's only IDM focusing...
Friday 5 May 2023
Transcom posts 65% revenue surge in April
Niche-market compound semiconductor IDM Transcom has reported April revenue climbed 65.7% sequentially to NT$145 million (US$4.73 million).
Thursday 13 April 2023
III-V semiconductor suppliers & IC inspection labs poised to embrace LEO satellite business
With its importance significantly highlighted during the Russia-Ukraine war, low-earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications will usher in enormous business opportunities for III-V...
Friday 7 April 2023
Wise-integration & Powernet team up to deliver digitally controlled, compact, energy-efficient GaN power supply systems
Wise-integration, a French company specialized in digital control of gallium nitride (GaN) power supplies and GaN ICs, and Powernet, a Korean power supply manufacturer, announced...
Tuesday 28 March 2023
ACM Research talks about new orders, growth opportunities
ACM Research, a leading developer of wafer processing technologies for semiconductor and advanced wafer-level packaging applications, has secured its first purchase order from a major...
Wednesday 22 March 2023
Taiwan III-V IC suppliers see promising demand from Sony
With Sony attempting to secure additional sensor chip orders for Apple's iPhones, Taiwan-based epitaxial wafer manufacturers and other III-V IC suppliers are optimistic about demand...
Friday 17 March 2023
Compound semiconductor critical to expected 5G mmWave demand spurt
5G, a technology deemed as fundamental to Industry 4.0, began to see large-scale commercial application around the world in 2020. However, 5G still faces problems related to difficulties...
Friday 17 March 2023
Robust PA demand for defense apps buoys Transcom 2022 revenue, profits
Niche-market compound semiconductor IDM Transcom has reported record-high revenue and net profits of NT$1.035 billion and NT$249 million, respectively, for 2022, buoyed by strong...
Thursday 16 March 2023
Production yield matters for GaN applications and penetration
The application benefits are getting clear for third-generation compound semiconductor GaN (gallium nitride) as it is increasingly adopted for charging piles, in-vehicle DC-DC power...
Monday 6 March 2023
TSMC, VIS, UMC poised to gain from rising GaN penetration for EVs
Third-generation compound semiconductor market conditions are expected to change in the wake of Tesla announcing a 75% cut in the use of SiC components for its next-generation EV...
Friday 10 February 2023
Smaller Chinese SiC suppliers face a tough year in 2023
Smaller SiC materials suppliers in China will find it harder to purchase related manufacturing equipment in tight supply.
Friday 10 February 2023
Win Semi conservative about 1Q23 operations
Gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors is conservative about its operations in the first quarter of 2023, citing ongoing weak demand and the traditional low season.
Thursday 9 February 2023
High-end electronics measurement equipment increasingly paired with software services, says Keysight
The clear development trend for advanced technologies has changed the business model of traditional instrumentation equipment vendors, driving them to adopt an integrated strategy...