Tuesday 11 October 2022
WT Micro posts record 3Q22 revenue
IC distributor WT Microelectronics has reported revenue grew about 20% sequentially and 31% on year to a record high of NT$155.7 billion (US$4.9 billion) in the third quarter of 20...
Tuesday 30 August 2022
Memory demand weak in handset segment, but stable in server
The top-2 China-based smartphone brands are expected to spend at least a quarter to digest their excess inventory, but demand for server memory is expected to remain stable in the...
Friday 12 August 2022
WPG expects 5-10% sales drop in 3Q22
IC distributor WPG has reported net profits and EPS for the second quarter of 2022 beat its estimates given previously, buoyed by non-operating income, when revenue slipped 5.2% sequentially...
Wednesday 13 July 2022
IC distributors positive about initial demand for new iPhones
Chip and component demand for the first batch of Apple's new iPhones slated for launch in September will be stable, according to sources at IC distributors.
Friday 17 June 2022
IC distributor Weikeng eyeing sales rebound in 2H22
IC distributor Weikeng Industrial expects its sales to rebound in the second half of 2022 thanks to an easing of COVID-induced lockdowns and related restrictive measures in China,...
Wednesday 18 May 2022
WPG expects revenue, profit drops in 2Q22
IC distributor WPG Holdings expects to post sequential revenue and profit drops in the second quarter of 2022, due to the impact of COVID-induced lockdowns in China on both its supply...
Tuesday 10 May 2022
Non-consumer IC sales to rise in 2Q22 on strong demand, says WT Micro
Automotive, industrial, and other non-consumer ICs and components continue to see robust demand, and their shipments in the second quarter will rise further along with the gradual...
Thursday 14 April 2022
WT Micro to acquire Singaporean IC distributor for NT$5 billion
Taiwan-based WT Microelectronics has announced plans to take over Singapore-based IC distributor Excelpoint Technology via its wholly-owned subsidiary WT Semiconductor for a total...
Tuesday 29 March 2022
Keeping high inventory becomes essential, say IC distributors
Keeping a relatively high inventory level has become an essential strategy for businesses in the wake of challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to sources at IC...
Thursday 30 December 2021
WT Microelectronics to gain from rising SiC penetration in EV, industrial apps
Green energy gaining momentum amid growing calls for carbon emission reduction is expected to accelerate the penetration of third-generation semiconductors GaN and SiC in EV and industrial...
Thursday 30 December 2021
Tight 8-inch foundry capacity to continue pushing up chip prices in 1Q22
Suppliers of power management ICs, networking chips, and industrial and automotive MCUs are still capable of raising their prices in the first quarter of 2022, as 8-inch fab capacity...
Thursday 14 October 2021
Uneven inventories across chipmakers still persist, say IC distributors
Uneven inventories across chipmakers will continue to challenge device vendors and OEMs in the fourth quarter of 2021, despite uncertainty emerging in demand visibility, according...
Friday 1 October 2021
Edom to acquire fellow IC distributor Promaster
Edom Technology has announced plans to acquire fellow Taiwan-based IC distributor Promaster Technology, which sells mainly RF and 5G connectivity chips, through a share swap.
Wednesday 15 September 2021
Vanchip tapping Wi-Fi 6 RF FEM market
China-based Vanchip Technologies, a subsidiary of MediaTek, is partnering with IC distributor WPG and GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors to promote its Wi-Fi 6 RF front-end modules (RF...
Friday 9 July 2021
Supreme upbeat about server chip demand in 3Q21
Growth in memory chip demand for servers and data centers is poised to outperform that for handsets in the third quarter of 2021, according to Taiwan-based Supreme Electronics.
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