Tuesday 26 October 2021
Quartz component suppliers see clear order visibility through 1H22
Taiwan-based quartz component suppliers including Harmony Electronics, Siward Crystal Technology, Tai-Saw Technology, Taitien Electronics and TXC continue to see brisk order visibility...
Tuesday 19 October 2021
IC design houses set to continue stockpiling specific chips
IC design houses intend to continue scaling up their inventory levels for specific chips or applications, despite a recent slowdown in end-market demand for consumer devices, according...
Wednesday 29 September 2021
Leadframe maker I-Chiun to ready new capacity in 1Q22
Leadframe maker I-Chiun Precision Industry plans to further expand production capacity for another two product lines - heat spreaders and LED photocouplers - by 30% each, with the...
Wednesday 18 August 2021
China top-3 OSATs hike quotes by 20-30% for rush orders
China's top-3 backend houses JCET, Tongfu Microelectronics, and Tianshui Huatain Technology are all set to gain big from robust packaging demand in the second half of the year, having...
Monday 24 May 2021
Nuvoton sees tight supply for 32-bit MCUs
Taiwan's MCU vendor Nuvoton Technology sees seriously tight supply of supply of 32-bit MCUs for midrange applications, according to industry sources.
Friday 16 April 2021
ABF substrate prices may further rise later in 2021
ABF substrate prices still have room for further growth in 2021 to reflect rising costs of upstream components and materials, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 7 April 2021
Testing houses enjoy robust demand for 5G, HPC chips
Testing houses including Sigurd Microelectronics and King Yuan Electronics have already seen their capacity fall short of demand since the start of the second quarter, driven by strong...
Tuesday 6 April 2021
PCB makers seeking CCL supply from more sources
Taiwan PCB makers are moving to diversify the sources of CCLs in a bid to secure supply to meet increasing demand from clients and abate risks of further price hikes for the materials,...
Tuesday 23 February 2021
ABF substrate prices likely to rise
ABF substrate prices are likely to rise later in the first half of 2021, driven by rebounding demand for crypto mining chips and a sharp rise in demand for server applications starting...
Tuesday 19 January 2021
Car PCB makers may see shipments dented by labor shortage despite clear order visibility
PCB manufacturers have seen the visibility of orders for automotive electronics applications extended to at least 4-5 months, but labor shortages may dent their actual shipments,...
Wednesday 30 December 2020
Chip demand for automotive electronics gaining momentum
Chip demand for automotive electronics applications has been ramping up significantly since the fourth quarter of 2020 along with the gradual recovery of global car sales, which is...
Tuesday 8 December 2020
Kinsus 4Q20 revenues to peak on strong shipments for handset applications
IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology has reported November revenue climbed 24.7% on year to a record high of NT$2.56 billion (US$90.7 million), and is expected to see...
Thursday 19 November 2020
Diode maker Eris Tech expects profit surge in 2021
Diode maker Eris Technology expects its profits to surge in 2021-2022 with gross margin likely to top 40% thanks to continuous production cost reductions enabled by new manufacturing...
Thursday 8 October 2020
IC test interface vendors see strong demand for GPUs, 5G SoCs
Taiwan-based IC test solutions providers including Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT), Keystone Microtech and WinWay Technology have enjoyed a pull-in of short lead-time orders for...
Monday 17 August 2020
Egis sees rush orders for handset fingerprint chips
Fingerprint ID chips vendor Egis Technology expects a surge in shipment pull-in from Chinese handset vendors in the third quarter of 2020, but whether this can generate a sequential...