Tuesday 30 January 2024
PCB demand from AI server industry to increase
With ChatGPT significantly boosting demand for AI servers, related supply chain players have seen orders for Copper Clad Laminate (CCL), PCB, and ABF substrates increase, according...
Monday 4 December 2023
Taiwanese CCL makers show resilience against PCB market headwinds, bolstered by booming AI applications
Despite global inflation, rising interest rates, and challenges in the Chinese economy impacting the PCB industry Taiwan's three major copper-clad laminate (CCL) suppliers –...
Tuesday 22 August 2023
Elite Material to benefit from promising CCL demand for AI servers
Copper clad laminate (CCL) supplier Elite Material (EMC) is expected to benefit from the AI server boom with its halogen-free CCL offering, according to industry sources.
Thursday 27 July 2023
Distributor deal with Insulectro and demand from AI applications propel EMC H2 performance
Elite Material Corporation (EMC) recently made Insulectro its exclusive distributor in North America. The agreement along with the high computing power required by large language...
Tuesday 25 July 2023
CCL suppliers to receive boost from AI server upgrades
Copper clad laminate (CCL) suppliers Elite Material (EMC), Iteq, and Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) expect server upgrades driven by the AI craze to boost their businesses, as well...
Thursday 13 July 2023
Tai-Tech to set up new plant in Malaysia for automotive, HPC products
Tai-Tech Advanced Electronics, a power inductor specialist, recently announced plans to establish a new plant in Johor Bahru, Malaysia for the production of automotive electronics...
Wednesday 10 May 2023
Taiwan CCL suppliers face short-term headwinds
Copper clad laminate (CCL) suppliers in Taiwan have encountered short-term headwinds, with many reporting year-over-year revenue declines in the first quarter, but remain optimistic...
Tuesday 7 March 2023
With LEO satellite and Eagle Stream leading the way, EMC has positive outlook for 2023
Taiwan-based Elite Material Co. (EMC) is a CCL (copper-clad laminates) manufacturer with a leading presence in high-end HDI (high density interconnection) materials. In 2022, the...
Monday 16 January 2023
EMC sees little influence from fire at plant in northern Taiwan
Taiwan-based CCL maker Elite Material (EMC) announced that the company's plant in northern Taiwan was hit by fire on the night of January 15, according to a company post on MOPS.
Friday 13 January 2023
PCB materials suppliers expect demand recovery after 2Q23
Suppliers of copper-clad laminates (CCL), flexible CCL, and other PCB materials expect customer demand to rebound after the second quarter of 2023, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 14 December 2022
IC, materials distributors keen on diversifying biz deployments
Taiwan's ICs and materials distributors are keen on diversifying business deployments and product applications into fields such as biotech, healthcare, green energy and even device...
Tuesday 22 November 2022
Rising VCM sales boost Audix gross margin in 3Q22
Taiwan-based Audix saw its gross margin grow to a 40-quarter high of nearly 27% in Q3 2022 from Q2's 18.92%, thanks to strong sales of voice coil motor (VCM) components used in handset...
Wednesday 7 September 2022
CCL firm Iteq upbeat about server, automotive demand
Iteq remains upbeat about high-speed and high-frequency CCL demand for server and automotive applications, despite macro headwinds, according to the Taiwan-based company.
Friday 29 July 2022
Elite Material braces for strong 2H22
Elite Material (EMC) expects growing demand for network communication devices to boost its revenue in the second half of 2022, still seen a seasonal peak season for the copper-clad...
Monday 11 April 2022
IC inspection labs see growing demand for Wi-Fi 7, 5G mmWave chips
As leading chipmakers including Qualcomm, MediaTek, Broadcom and Intel are keenly developing Wi-Fi 7 core chips and 5G mmWave mobile SoCs, Taiwan's IC inspection and certification...
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