Tuesday 25 February 2020
Taiwan flexible PCB firms aggressive in 5G antenna deployments
Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers including Flexium Interconnect and Career Technology continue to step up their deployments in the 5G antenna board segment with optimism that market...
Wednesday 15 January 2020
PCB maker HannStar Board improving product mix
PCB maker HannStar Board continues to put increased focus on the higher-end notebook segment while stepping up its deployments in the segments of servers and network devices, seeking...
Monday 25 November 2019
HannStar Board 3Q19 profits hit 10-year high
PCB maker HannStar Board has posted the highest profit in 10 years in the third quarter of 2019, with gross margin nearing 20% and net earnings shooting up 62.17% on year to NT$1.514...
Friday 15 November 2019
Innolux pledges to invest NT$70.1 billion in Taiwan
Panel maker Innolux will invest over NT$70.1 billion (US$2.29 billion) in Taiwan, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced. The MOEA has issued a green light to the Innolux...
Friday 4 October 2019
Rigid-flex PCB market gaining expansion momentum
The market for rigid-flex PCBs, though smaller than those for other PCB product lines, is gaining expansion momentum as more PCB makers in Taiwan and China are moving to expand their...
Friday 4 October 2019
HannStar Board acquires director seat in Career Tech
Flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Career Technology has elected a new member to its board of directors - HannStar Board's chairman Anthony Chiao, a move signaling a strategic partnership...
Monday 19 August 2019
Taiwan PCB makers eyeing demand from China 5G sector
Demand for high multilayer PCB products for the production of 400G switches for 5G networks in China is expected to emerge in 2020 when China Mobile starts switching its non-standalone...
Monday 19 August 2019
HannStar Board steps up investment in Taiwan
HannStar Board has disclosed plans to invest about NT$1.5 billion (US$47.8 million) in its factory site in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan where the PCB manufacturer will build additional...
Friday 16 August 2019
Auto-use HDI PCB orders picking up on 5G commercialization
HDI PCB orders for automotive applications have picked up recently, and major makers Tripod Technology and Chin Poon Industrial are moving to increase their production ratio for such...
Wednesday 31 July 2019
HannStar Board to own 24% of Career Tech
HannStar Board plans to acquire a 16% stake in fellow Taiwan-based PCB company Career Technology through a private placement, and obtain another 8% stake in Career Tech via a share...
Friday 19 July 2019
Taiwan passive components makers actively moving to develop 5G RF, antenna products
Lackluster terminal market demand has prompted Taiwan's leading passive components makers Yageo and Walsin Technology to step up implementing new development roadmaps for the next...
Tuesday 16 July 2019
HannStar Board remains cautious on 2H19
PCB maker HannStar Board continues to be cautious about its outlook for the rest of 2019, citing uncertainty in customer orders.
Tuesday 25 June 2019
PCB firms positive about demand from networking device segment in 2H19
Despite growing economic uncertainty triggered by the US-China trade dispute, most Taiwan-based PCB makers still expect demand for rigid PCBs for networking device applications, particularly...
Monday 17 June 2019
Notebook supply chain sees significant increases in orders for June and July
With the US-China trade disputes lingering, notebook brand vendors have moved to increase orders for their supply chain partners in order to minimize any potential impact, according...
Thursday 13 June 2019
HannStar Board conservative about 2H19
PCB maker HannStar Board, after enjoying a significant increase in orders with short lead time in the second quarter of 2019, has turned conservative about orders for the second half...