2419 news items tagged demand
ChipMOS optimistic about COF packaging, demand for NOR and niche-market DRAMFriday 16 March 2018
ChipMOS Technologies expects to see tight production capacity for COF (chip-on-film) packaging in 2018, and is optimistic about demand for NOR flash and niche-market DRAM memory.
Pegatron upbeat about 1H18Friday 16 March 2018
Pegatron expects its performance in the first half of 2018 to outperform that seen a year ago, and is optimistic about demand for consumer electronics devices this year.
ShunSin swings to profit in 4Q17Friday 16 March 2018
ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) specializing in assembly and test of system-in-package (SiP) modules, returned to profitability...
IC distributors seeing upbeat demand for niche-market appsFriday 16 March 2018
Robust demand for niche-market ICs particularly high-speed transmission chips and FPGAs will be driving related IC distributors' revenue growth in 2018, according to industry sourc...
TSMC seeing tight capacity for cryptocurrency mining chipsThursday 15 March 2018
TSMC's 16nm and 12nm process production capacity has been tight in the first quarter of 2018 driven by strong demand for GPUs and ASICs for cryptocurrency mining, according to industry...
Taiwan-based backend firms to see strong demand for NOR flashWednesday 14 March 2018
Taiwan-based backend houses are expected to enjoy robust demand for NOR flash memory, which will be driven by a ramp-up of orders for custom ASICs in 2018, according to industry so...
LED filament bulb demand in US to soarWednesday 14 March 2018
Demand for LED filament light bulbs in the US market is expected to soar in 2018, as users start replacing halogen lamps that may be phased out by 2020, according to industry sourc...
Power outage reportedly disrupts Samsung NAND flash productionWednesday 14 March 2018
A brief power outage took place at Samsung Electronics' NAND flash plant in Pyeongtaek on March 9, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) has reported, citing market...
Diode makers striving for more wafer suppliesWednesday 14 March 2018
Diode makers are striving to secure more supplies from their upstream wafer providers, as well as production capacities at their foundry partners, according to industry sources.
Nvidia wary of possible cryptocurrency demand dropTuesday 13 March 2018
GPU demand from the cryptocurrency mining industry is showing signs of slowdown recently and Nvidia has started taking measures to minimize possible damage, according to some market...
Falling prices to accelerate SSD adoption in notebooksTuesday 13 March 2018
SSD suppliers have recently cut prices to promote their 64- and 72-layer 3D devices, which is expected to accelerate the adoption of SSDs in notebooks, according to DRAMeXchange.
Tight supply boosting profits for wafer suppliersTuesday 13 March 2018
Silicon wafers will continue to experience tight supply in 2018, driven by robust demand from IC foundries. Taiwan-based GlobalWafers and Formosa Sumco Technology (FST) are both among...
Equipment makers Acter, Nova enjoy robust orders from ChinaTuesday 13 March 2018
Robust orders from China's semiconductor and LCD panel industries will be buoying revenues at Taiwan-based equipment suppliers Acter and Nova Technology in 2018.
PTI February revenues rise 21.6% on yearMonday 12 March 2018
Memory-IC backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$4.87 billion (US$166.3 million) for February 2018, up 21.6% on year but down 9.6%...
Lite-On Semi raises discrete component prices 10-15%Monday 12 March 2018
Taiwan-based Lite-On Semiconductor recently raised its discrete component average selling prices (ASP) by 10-15%, according to industry sources. Demand for discrete components particularly...
TSMC February revenues fall to 10-month lowFriday 9 March 2018
Consolidated revenues at pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) fell to a 10-month low of NT$64.64 billion (US$2.2 billion) in February 2018.
Acer sees strong gaming demand in Middle EastFriday 9 March 2018
Acer is seeing strong gaming notebook demand in Dubai since local consumers have high acceptance of innovative products, while the price is not a major concern, according to Paul...
Passive component supply to remain tight through 2019, says Yageo chairFriday 9 March 2018
The global supply of passive components is expected to remain tight through 2019, thanks to robust end-market demand, according to Pierre Chen, chairman for Yageo.
Silicon wafer prices to rise over 30%, says Macronix chairmanFriday 9 March 2018
Prices for upstream wafers will rise more than 30% in 2018, according to Miin Wu, chairman for Taiwan-based Macronix International, a supplier of flash memory and mask ROM chips.
Apacer striving for gross margin improvementThursday 8 March 2018
Memory module maker Apacer Technology will be striving for gross margin improvement in 2018 by growing revenues generated from the industrial control and server sectors, according...
DRAM prices may rise 5-10% on datacenter demand in 1H18Wednesday 7 March 2018
Bolstered by robust demand from datacenter and smartphone sectors, the global production value of the DRAM industry is estimated to surge over 30% to US$96 billion in 2018, and price...
Emerging markets to drive smartphone market growth in 2018Wednesday 7 March 2018
Replacement demand for smartphones in emerging markets including India, Southeast Asia, Central America, the Middle East and Africa will be playing the growth driving role of the...
ASRock to enter graphics card marketWednesday 7 March 2018
Motherboard player ASRock reportedly will enter the graphics card market in April and focus mainly on supplying AMD-based products, according to some market watchers.
Nanya February revenues increaseWednesday 7 March 2018
DRAM maker Nanya Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.93 billion (US$202.3 million) for February 2018, up 49.3% on year.
Career Tech to buy factory from EversolTuesday 6 March 2018
Flexible PCB manufacturer Career Technology has reached an agreement with Eversol to buy the solar wafer maker's factory in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan for NT$1.57 billion (US$53.6 million),...