Wednesday 27 January 2021
CCL equipment maker Asia Metal sees order visibility through 2021
Taiwan-based CCL equipment supplier Asia Metal Industries (AMI) has seen clear order visibility for its main product lines - vertical CCL treating machines and horizontal laminating...
Tuesday 26 January 2021
CCL makers ramping up shipments for 5G base stations in 1Q21
Taiwan CCL suppliers are expected to see shipments of high-frequency, high-end offerings for 5G base stations ramp up through at least the first-quarter of 2021, as clients are turning...
Thursday 7 January 2021
Taiwan CCL makers guardedly optimistic about 2021
Taiwan-based CCL makers Elite Material (EMC), Iteq and Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) are guardedly optimistic about their 2021 sales prospects after ending 2020 with single-digit...
Tuesday 5 January 2021
CCL makers uncertain about demand for 5G base stations in China
Taiwan-based CCL makers remain uncertain about demand for 5G base stations in China this year, but their overall shipments will not be much affected, thanks to robust demand for datacenter...
Monday 28 December 2020
CCL vendors cautious about 2021 shipments for 5G base stations in China
Taiwan's CCL makers are cautious about their shipments for 5G base station applications in 2021 as speculation is emerging that China may see lower numbers of such stations established...
Thursday 24 December 2020
Taiwan CCL makers set to raise quotes amid rising costs
Taiwan-based CCL makers are facing rising costs of upstream raw materials, and intend to pass the increased costs onto clients, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 22 December 2020
EMC to acquire fellow CCL company for US$28.7 million
Taiwan-based copper clad laminate (CCL) maker Elite Material (EMC) has announced plans to fully acquire fellow US firm EMD Specialty Materials for a total of US$28.73 million.
Thursday 17 December 2020
PCB demand for 400G switches rising
Demand for 400G network switches is trending upward and may fast take off in the next two years along with ever-expanding 5G infrastructure and terminal applications, which will significantly...
Monday 30 November 2020
Taiwan PCB supply chain to gain big from Apple till 1Q21
Taiwan PCB supply chain players are all gearing up to meet robust shipment demand from Apple for iPhone 12 series and other devices, which is expected to last into the first quarter...
Friday 20 November 2020
Taiwan CCL makers may rely more on non-China 5G base station clients in 1H21
With prospects for 5G infrastructure construction in China remaining uncertain, Taiwan's CCL makers in the supply chain for 5G base stations may have to rely more on shipment momentum...
Tuesday 17 November 2020
SLP and CCL suppliers for new iPhone to enjoy strong 4Q20
Zhen Ding Technology, Compeq Manufacturing and Unimicron Technology, suppliers of substrate-like PCBs for Apple's iPhone 12, and Elite Material (EMC), which provides related SLP CCL...
Monday 9 November 2020
CCL makers see revenue falls in October, cautious about 4Q20
Taiwan's CCL makers all saw their October revenues drop sequentially due mainly to China's long National Day holiday, but they are guardedly optimistic that overall fourth-quarter...
Monday 2 November 2020
EMC to invest CNY800 million to expand capacity in China
Copper clad laminate (CCL) maker Elite Material (EMC) has disclosed plans to invest about CNY800 million (US$119.6 million) to build additional capacity at its factory site in China's...
Thursday 15 October 2020
Taiwan PCB makers obtain 60% of SLP orders for new iPhones
Zhen Ding Technology, Compeq Manufacturing and Unimicron Technology have together landed nearly 60% of total substrate-like PCB (SLP) orders placed by Apple for its new iPhone 12...
Tuesday 8 September 2020
Taiwan CCL firms post mixed August results
Taiwan-based CCL makers showed mixed August results, with Elite Material (EMC) posting record-high revenues and fellow companies Iteq, Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) and Ventec Electronics...