Wednesday 14 April 2021
Global semiconductor equipment sales hit record high in 2020, says SEMI
Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 19% from US$59.8 billion in 2019 to a new all-time high of US$71.2 billion in 2020, according to SEMI.
Friday 26 March 2021
Pegatron expanding capacity in Vietnam, India and North America
Pegatron will complete its factory site expansions in Vietnam and India in the second half of 2021 and begin an expansion at a plant in North America in 2021, according to company...
Thursday 25 March 2021
Delivery lead times for networking chips extend to 50 weeks, says Sercomm
Global chips shortages have spread to the networking segment from notebook and automotive sectors, with delivery lead times for networking chips from vendors already extended to as...
Thursday 25 March 2021
Global semiconductor materials market sets new high in 2020, says SEMI
The global semiconductor materials market grew 4.9% in 2020 to US$55.3 billion in revenue, surpassing the previous market high of US$52.9 billion set in 2018, according to SEMI.
Monday 22 February 2021
Server supply from North America disrupted by cold weather
Server supply from Mexico, a major production hub for Taiwanese ODMs, is expected to be undermined by the recent frigid weather hitting the northern part of the country and the US...
Thursday 14 January 2021
TSMC expects another record in 1Q21 revenue
TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$12.7 billion and US$13 billion in the first quarter of 2021, which is a 1.3% sequential increase at the midpoint. Gross margin and operating...
Tuesday 22 December 2020
EMC to acquire fellow CCL company for US$28.7 million
Taiwan-based copper clad laminate (CCL) maker Elite Material (EMC) has announced plans to fully acquire fellow US firm EMD Specialty Materials for a total of US$28.73 million.
Thursday 3 December 2020
Semiconductor equipment billings surge 30% in 3Q20, says SEMI
Global semiconductor equipment billings increased 30% on year and 16% sequentially to US$19.4 billion in the third quarter of 2020, according to SEMI.
Thursday 3 December 2020
Quanta upbeat about server shipments in 2021
Quanta Computer expects to post a double-digit increase in server shipments this year followed by another double-digit growth in 2021.
Wednesday 7 October 2020
North America is top target market for Taiwanese startups
North America is Taiwan-based startups' top target market, with China coming only in fourth place, according to a recent survey.
Wednesday 2 September 2020
EOI sees strong outlook for LED taillight module shipments to North America
A major North American client's decisions to not make major revisions to its car models in the next 3-5 years will allow Excellence Optoelectronics (EOI) to continue shipping existing...
Thursday 16 July 2020
TSMC expects 3Q20 revenue to increase 9%, raises outlook
TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$11.2 billion and US$11.5 billion in the third quarter of 2020, which is a 9.3% sequential increase at the midpoint. Gross margin and operating...
Monday 29 June 2020
Taiwan edges South Korea as largest base for IC wafer capacity, says IC Insights
As of December 2019, Taiwan led the world in wafer capacity with about 22% of worldwide capacity installed in the country, according to IC Insights. Taiwan surpassed South Korea in...
Tuesday 23 June 2020
Arima Communications shifting focus to white-box handset market in North America
Handset ODM Arima Communications has revamped its strategy to focus on the white-box handset market in North America, according to company president Chou Chao-cheng.
Monday 1 June 2020
Optical fiber module maker EZconn sees more orders from Europe, North America
Taiwan-based optical fiber module supplier EZconn has seen a pick-up in orders from its clients in Europe and Northe America, driven by upgrade demands for FTTH fiber networks in...