Wednesday 31 January 2024
Logic IC packaging house Greatek expects growth in 2024
Greatek Electronics, a Powertech Technology (PTI) group company specializing in consumer logic IC packaging, expects the market to recover in 2024.
Monday 29 January 2024
ASML rides dual-axis EUV boom as memory vendors join buying spree alongside logic chipmakers amid GenAI wave
When will memory manufacturers restart expansion plans after weathering the storm of a sluggish market and falling average selling prices (ASPs)? This question appears not hard to...
Tuesday 28 November 2023
Kokusai develops DRAM and logic IC equipment based on NAND technology
Kokusai Electric Corp., a Japanese semiconductor equipment maker, went public on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in late October 2023. Although it went public during the semiconductor downturn,...
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Niching sees clear order visibility for heat sinks
Niching Industrial, a distributor of IC packaging materials, sees clear order visibility for heat sinks thanks to brisk demand for midrange and high-end logic IC packaging.
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
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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...
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