Wednesday 12 May 2021
Taiwan OSATs see order preparation times extended
Major Taiwan-based OSATs including ASE Technology, Powertech Technology (PTI), Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have seen their order preparation times extended to three...
Wednesday 28 April 2021
PCB, CCL makers under pressure from rising copper price
PCB and CCL makers, while seeing strong orders, have been under pressure of ongoing hikes in international copper price, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 21 April 2021
Copper foil shortages to continue into 2Q21
More suppliers of copper foils, the crucial materials for making copper clad laminates (CCL) and PCBs, are raising prices, signaling that the ongoing shortages of copper foils will...
Tuesday 30 March 2021
Taiwan CCL makers to raise quotes by 15-20% in April
Taiwan-based CCL makers including Nan Ya Plastics, Iteq and Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) will raise their quotes by 15-20% starting April in response to increased costs of copper...
Monday 29 March 2021
ATP introduces copper foil, fin-type heatsink / thermal pad for NVMe M.2/U.2 SSDs with up to 3.84/8 TB storage
ATP Electronics, the global leader in specialized storage and memory solutions, announced the launch of its new NVMe flash storage solutions with customizable thermal management....
Friday 19 March 2021
Copper foil shortage worsens
Shortages of copper foils for making copper clad laminates (CCL) and PCBs have become severe, according to industry sources.
Friday 12 March 2021
Notebook PCB makers consider raising quotes
Notebook PCB manufacturers are in talks with their customers about upward price adjustments due to rising copper costs and other expenses, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 9 March 2021
PCB makers suffering short supply of upstream materials
PCB makers face growing difficulty in stockpiling inventory of both direct upstream materials including CCLs and indirect materials, which are increasingly in short supply due to...
Wednesday 24 February 2021
CCL prices may rise further later in 1H21
Rising copper foil prices will likely prompt Taiwan-based CCL makers to further raise their quotes later in the first half of this year, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 24 February 2021
Leadframe makers about to raise prices
Taiwan-based leadframe makers are about to raise their prices to reflect rising copper material costs, according to industry sources.
Thursday 4 February 2021
Copper foil makers Co-Tech, Nan Ya keen on capacity expansions
As demand has outgrown supply for copper foil needed to support booming 5G infrastructure, automotive and consumer electronics applications, Taiwan's makers including Co-Tech Development...
Wednesday 3 February 2021
Taiwan CCL makers to raise prices to reflect rising materials costs
Taiwan-based CCL makers including Elite Material, Iteq, Taiwan Union Technology and Ventec International are set to raise their quotes soon to reflect rising costs for copper foil...
Tuesday 19 January 2021
Prices to rise 5-10% for automotive power module leadframes
Taiwan leadframe makers are likely to raise quotes for leadframes for packaging automotive chips and power modules by 5-10% to reflect increased material costs amid increasing demand...
Thursday 14 January 2021
Automotive PCB makers guardedly optimistic about 2021
Taiwan-based automotive PCB makers including Chin-Poon Industrial, Unitech and Dynamic Electronics are guardedly optimistic about their sales prospects this year after seeing revenues...
Wednesday 23 December 2020
PCB makers to see copper foil shortage in 1H21
Taiwan's PCB industry is expected to face shortages of upstream materials in first-half 2021, particularly copper foils for both general and high-end applications, according to industry...