Tuesday 30 January 2024
OSAT providers optimistic and deploying for AI
OSAT providers are optimistic about business opportunities accompanying the AI boom, with many gearing up to develop new packaging technologies to support silicon photonics.
Wednesday 6 December 2023
High-end testing demand picking up for AI and HPC chips
IC backend houses such as Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) and Sigurd Microelectronics have seen customers stepping up their pace of orders for high-end testing used mostly for...
Tuesday 28 November 2023
IC testing firms upgrade gear for lucrative AI and HPC market
As the semiconductor industry gears up for substantial growth driven by the burgeoning fields of AI and High-Performance Computing (HPC), supply chain stakeholders are keenly eyeing...
Tuesday 21 November 2023
IC backend houses see HPC chip order ramp-up
Taiwan-based IC backend houses are optimistic about their sales prospects for 2024, citing robust HPC chip orders.
Friday 17 November 2023
Sigurd gearing up for IC demand boom in 2026
In preparation for a surge in demand for semiconductors that is expected to come in 2026, Sigurd Microelectronics has begun expanding its production capacity, according to Charles...
Wednesday 13 September 2023
IC backend houses to see demand recovery in 2024
Taiwan-based IC backend houses have witnessed an improvement in their sales performance during the third quarter. However, it is anticipated that a significant rebound in demand may...
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 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...
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 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...
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...
Wednesday 5 October 2022
Sigurd sees stable demand for wireless and HPC chips
IC testing house Sigurd Microelectronics has enjoyed stable demand for wireless and HPC chips, enabling it to post about flat sequential revenue growth in September.
Thursday 1 September 2022
OSATs strive to grow revenues from automotive sector
Taiwan-based OSATs including ASE Technology, Powertech Technology Group (PTI), King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Ardentec, Sigurd Microelectronics are all looking to grow revenues from...
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Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global semiconductor revenue to top US$600 billion in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
China's homegrown NearLink wireless tech to challenge Wi-Fi dominance, says DIGITIMES Research
China's smartphone shipments threaten 20% slide in 1Q24 says DIGITIMES Research