Wednesday 7 June 2023
Short lead-time orders for AI and automotive chips emerge, says Formosa Sumco
The logic IC sector has seen some short lead-time orders for AI and automotive chips, according to silicon wafer supplier Formosa Sumco Technology.
Tuesday 18 April 2023
Two new chipmaking industry clusters taking shape in Japan
Japan is attempting to revitalize its chipmaking sector and strengthen related industry supply chains. Its current focus is on logic ICs. As a result of this strategy, two new chipmaking...
Wednesday 1 February 2023
PTI warns of tough 1Q23
Powertech Technology (PTI) chairman DK Tsai has warned of tough market conditions that will be challenging the memory and logic IC backend house in the first quarter of 2023.
Wednesday 1 February 2023
Greatek expects backend demand from MCU sector to start recovering in 2Q23
Greatek Electronics, an affiliate of Powertech Technology (PTI) specializing in logic IC packaging, expects the backend packaging demand from its MCU clients to hit bottom in the...
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Semiconductor materials demand still promising
Despite chipmakers' near-term caution about market prospects, semiconductor materials demand remains promising in the longer term, according to market sources.
Tuesday 10 January 2023
PTI posts about flat revenue growth in 2022
Memory and logic IC backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) Group has reported revenue still edged up 0.16% on year to NT$83.93 billion (US$2.75 billion) in 2022, despite lackluster...
Tuesday 27 December 2022
Taiwan OSATs poised to slightly cut quotes for 2023
Taiwan's OSATs are expected to slightly cut packaging or testing quotes for 2023 to bolster their capacity utilization rates, with price ranges up for negotiation with clients to...
Monday 26 December 2022
Technology roadmap of logic IC manufacturing


Monday 7 November 2022
Winbond sees 3Q22 profit hit 6-quarter low
Winbond Electronics, a maker of specialty DRAM and flash memory, has reported net profits falling 48.2% sequentially to a six-quarter low of NT$2.67 billion (US$83.1 million) in the...
Monday 31 October 2022
PTI plans 40% capex cut in 2023
Backend house Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its capex for 2023 to be about 40% lower than this year's level estimated at NT$17 billion.
Friday 7 October 2022
Memory chips to see demand recover faster than logic ICs
Memory makers such as Micron Technology and Kioxia are expected to see their business operations undermined by sharp declines in end-market demand for consumer electronics devices...
Tuesday 27 September 2022
ASEH to see production utilization drop in 4Q22
ASE Technology Holding (ASEH), which operates its backend operations mainly in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, will see its fab utilization rates loosen slightly in the fourth quarter...
Friday 29 July 2022
ASE Technology says revenue on track to grow through 4Q22
ASE Technology Holding (ASEH) has reiterated the OSAT will post sequential revenue increases through the fourth quarter of this year despite heightened macro volatility.
Thursday 28 July 2022
PTI expects flat performance in 3Q22
Powertech Technology (PTI) will be striving to keep its third-quarter revenue about on par with the second-quarter level amid volatile market conditions, according to the memory and...
Monday 20 June 2022
Samsung eyeing closer ties with ASML, Imec
Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y Lee's recent visits to both ASML in the Netherlands and Imec in Belgium have had industry observers believe that the Korea-based vendor is...
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