Friday 23 August 2019
8-inch fab utilization rates may not rebound until 2020
Eight-inch fab utilization rates continue to fall on weak demand for automotive and consumer ICs and are unlikely to rebound until the first half of 2020, according to industry sou...
Wednesday 10 April 2019
Eight-inch fab utilization rates picking up
IC foundries have seen their 8-inch fab utilization rates pick up recently, driven by a pull-in of orders for IoT and automotive electronics applications, according to sources at...
Wednesday 20 March 2019
Taiwan consumer IC shipments start ramping up in March
Taiwan consumer IC designers are enjoying a significant shipment ramp-up in March, which may last into the second quarter, traditionally the high season for consumer electronics shipments,...
Friday 17 November 2017
Automotive electronics to see strongest growth through 2021, says IC Insights
Automotive electronic system sales are forecast to rise by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4% from 2016 through 2021, which is the highest among six major end-use system...
Tuesday 25 July 2017
Holtek 32-bit MCU shipments to rise significantly in 2Q17
MCU and consumer IC firm Holtek Semiconductor expects shipments of its 32-bit MCUs to rise significantly in the second half of 2017 thanks to strong demand for fingerprint identification...
Friday 14 July 2017
IC design house Nyquest 2Q17 profits to hit record high
Consumer IC design company Nyquest Technology is expected to report a record EPS of over NT$1.50 (US$0.05) for the second quarter of 2017, when revenues also hit a record high of...
Wednesday 3 May 2017
Consumer IC vendors to see revenues up by double digit rates in 2Q17
Taiwan-based consumer IC vendors, including Elan Microelectronics, Holtek Semiconductor, Nuvoton Technology, Weltrend Semiconductor, Generalplus Technology and Sonix Technology, are...
Monday 10 April 2017
Taiwan MCU and consumer IC firms post brisk March revenues
MCU and consumer IC design house Holtek Semiconductor saw its March revenues climb to a new record high, while revenues at fellow companies Generalplus Technology and Weltrend Semiconductor...
Tuesday 21 February 2017
Taiwan consumer IC firms revenues to pick up in March
Taiwan-based MCU and consumer IC design houses have recently seen customer orders pick up, and are expected to see their revenues start to rise in March, according to industry sour...
Thursday 25 August 2016
Consumer IC vendor Sonix to ship over 600 million MCUs in 2016, says report
Consumer IC vendor Sonix Technology is expected to ship a total of 632 million MCUs in 2016 thanks to increasing demand from the toy and educational sectors, according to a
Wednesday 3 August 2016
Generalplus posts record 2Q16 profit
Consumer IC design specialist Generalplus Technology has reported net profits of NT$170 million (US$5.4 million) for the second quarter of 2016, the highest quarterly levels since...
Thursday 7 July 2016
Generalplus, Sonix 2Q16 revenues rise over 50%
Consumer IC design houses Generalplus Technology and Sonix Technology both saw their second-quarter revenues increase more than 50% sequentially.
Thursday 23 June 2016
Sonix 2Q16 revenues to rise 50-60%, says report
Consumer IC design house Sonix Technology is expected to see its second-quarter revenues increase 50-60% sequentially, a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) quoted...
Tuesday 10 May 2016
Generalplus, Sonix see April revenues rise
Consumer IC design houses Generalplus Technology and Sonix Technology both saw their April revenues climb to the highest monthly levels for 2016.
Monday 9 May 2016
Winbond April revenues rise
Specialty memory specialist Winbond Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.52 billion (US$108.5 million) for April 2016, up 2.8% sequentially and 11.4% on year.