Thursday 3 August 2023
IC testing houses see slight pick-up in fab utilization
IC testing houses Ardentec, King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics have all seen their fab utilization rates pick up slightly in the third quarter, despite the gloomy...
Tuesday 18 July 2023
Edge AI chips to increasingly adopt 3nm process
Edge AI chips will increasingly be fabricated on 3nm technology, prompting testing firms, such as King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Winstek Semiconductor, to boost their deployments...
Thursday 13 July 2023
KYEC sees robust testing demand for HPC processors but handset SoC sluggish
Testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) continues to see sluggish demand for handset SoCs, despite robust demand for HPC processors, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 13 June 2023
Taiwan OSATs see slight recovery in capacity utilization
Taiwanese OSATs such as ASE Technology, Powertech Technology (PTI), and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) have experienced modest increases in capacity utilization, with their second-...
Wednesday 31 May 2023
KYEC sees handset chip demand remain sluggish
Dedicated IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) continues to see weak demand for smartphone application processors, with replenishment demand unlikely to pick up until the...
Tuesday 2 May 2023
OSATs see a delay in capacity demand from MediaTek
With unclear business outlook from Taiwan's mobile SoC vendor MediaTek, its backend partners including ASE Technology, Powertech Technology (PTI), Sigurd Microelectronics and King...
Monday 10 April 2023
Taiwan-based OSATs see upstream orders increase in 2Q23
Taiwan-based driver IC OSATs such as ChipMOS Technologies and Chipbond Technology are seeing the monthly operating growth rate of chip and backend companies exceed 20%, according...
Friday 17 March 2023
Taiwan OSATs consider Mexico as regional operations base to help partners expand in US
Taiwan-based OSATs, many of which are involved with TSMC and other chipmakers, are considering Mexico as their regional base of operations to assist partners looking to expand into...
Thursday 16 February 2023
Wafer bank pressure starts to ease
IC backend houses warehouses have been filled with "wafer bank" inventories from fabless customers over the last two years, but the pressure has begun to ease, according to AH Liu,...
Thursday 16 February 2023
KYEC expects slight revenue drop in 2023
King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), a dedicated testing house, expects sales to bottom out in the first quarter of 2023, estimating revenue for the entire year to decrease by 1-3% yearly...
Wednesday 8 February 2023
IC backend houses brace for poor 1Q23
As a result of continuing inventory adjustments at clients, IC backend firms such as King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics are bracing for poor sales results for...
Thursday 5 January 2023
KYEC, Sigurd to keep 2023 capex adaptable
Dedicated testing houses King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics both intend to keep their capex plans for 2023 flexible, since major clients are still resolving...
Tuesday 13 December 2022
Taiwan OSATs quietly ramp up support for Chinese customers
Taiwan-based OSATs with manufacturing sites in China, such as King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and ASE Group, have quietly ramped up their capacity supports for China-based clients including...
Tuesday 29 November 2022
Taiwan OSATs to scale up output in China to satisfy local customers
OSATs including Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) are quietly looking to scale up output at their plants in China to fulfill orders from the...
Tuesday 8 November 2022
Mobile IC backend specialists brace for weak 4Q22
Backend houses specializing in smartphone application processors (AP) are bracing for a disappointing fourth-quarter 2022 and probably first-quarter 2023, as inventory correction...
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