Monday 5 July 2021
OSATs see significant surge in 2H21 memory backend demand
Taiwan memory backend specialists are optimistic about their business prospects for the second half of the year as memory demand for handset and other consumer electronics applications...
Friday 12 March 2021
DRAM probe card demand ramping up
Major memory probe card vendors in the US and Japan have seen a surge in demand from DRAM suppliers, with delivery lead times for their orders already extended to around 20 weeks...
Thursday 9 August 2018
CHPT to enter DRAM probe card field
Wafer test solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) is looking to tap into the DRAM probe card field to compete with FormFactor and Micronics Japan Company (MJC).
Monday 14 May 2018
CHPT eyes revenue gain from MEMS vertical probe cards in 2018
Taiwan-based wafer test solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) is expected to see the revenue ratio for its MEMS-based vertical probe cards (VPCs) surge to a double-digit...
Thursday 31 August 2017
Probe card demand for memory chips, high-end APs remains strong
Semiconductor probe card demand for the manufacture of memory chips and high-end application processors (APs) has been strong, whereas that for the production of LCD driver ICs and...
Friday 4 May 2012
Semiconductor probe card market grows 17% in 2011, says VLSI
Worldwide sales of semiconductor probe cards grew by 17% in 2011 to reach US$1.17 billion, according to VLSI Research. While 2011 was one of the best in the industry's history, probe...
Thursday 19 May 2011
Semiconductor probe card market grows 40% in 2010, says VLSI Research
All segments of the semiconductor probe card market recovered in 2010, according to VLSI Research. Probe cards for memory applications led the way growing 45%, while revenues for...
Wednesday 12 May 2010
Probe card market set for recovery, says VLSI Research
The weak memory IC market during 2009 had a severe impact upon demand for wafer test probe cards, with the final quarter of the year being weaker than expected, according to VLSI...
Tuesday 15 December 2009
FormFactor occupies 70% share of DDR3 wafer probe cards in Taiwan
US-based FormFactor has taken the lead in obtaining certification for DDR3 wafer probe solutions from Micron Technology and has begun shipping to Taiwan-based DRAM makers Nanya Technology...
Tuesday 1 December 2009
FormFactor to gear up probe cards shipments for DDR3 testing
US-based FormFactor, in view of growing production of DDR3 chips, will offer full-wafer-contact probe cards as customized testing solutions for Taiwan-based makers to test 12-inch...
Thursday 27 November 2008
Efficiency, differentiation, time-to-market and localized service are keys to probe card success: Q&A with FormFactor CEO Mario Ruscev
FormFactor, a leading provider of advanced wafer probe cards, has inevitably taken a hit to its operations as a result of the tough economic times. Due to the global economic downturn...
Monday 4 August 2008
MJC Probe sees weakening probe card demand
Following leading probe card maker FormFactor reporting losses in the second quarter, MJC Probe from Taiwan has said it is also seeing weakening demand, especially for LCD driver...
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