2512 news items tagged demand
Power outage reportedly disrupts Samsung NAND flash productionWednesday 14 March 2018
A brief power outage took place at Samsung Electronics' NAND flash plant in Pyeongtaek on March 9, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) has reported, citing market...
Diode makers striving for more wafer suppliesWednesday 14 March 2018
Diode makers are striving to secure more supplies from their upstream wafer providers, as well as production capacities at their foundry partners, according to industry sources.
Nvidia wary of possible cryptocurrency demand dropTuesday 13 March 2018
GPU demand from the cryptocurrency mining industry is showing signs of slowdown recently and Nvidia has started taking measures to minimize possible damage, according to some market...
Falling prices to accelerate SSD adoption in notebooksTuesday 13 March 2018
SSD suppliers have recently cut prices to promote their 64- and 72-layer 3D devices, which is expected to accelerate the adoption of SSDs in notebooks, according to DRAMeXchange.
Tight supply boosting profits for wafer suppliersTuesday 13 March 2018
Silicon wafers will continue to experience tight supply in 2018, driven by robust demand from IC foundries. Taiwan-based GlobalWafers and Formosa Sumco Technology (FST) are both among...
Equipment makers Acter, Nova enjoy robust orders from ChinaTuesday 13 March 2018
Robust orders from China's semiconductor and LCD panel industries will be buoying revenues at Taiwan-based equipment suppliers Acter and Nova Technology in 2018.
PTI February revenues rise 21.6% on yearMonday 12 March 2018
Memory-IC backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$4.87 billion (US$166.3 million) for February 2018, up 21.6% on year but down 9.6%...
Lite-On Semi raises discrete component prices 10-15%Monday 12 March 2018
Taiwan-based Lite-On Semiconductor recently raised its discrete component average selling prices (ASP) by 10-15%, according to industry sources. Demand for discrete components particularly...
TSMC February revenues fall to 10-month lowFriday 9 March 2018
Consolidated revenues at pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) fell to a 10-month low of NT$64.64 billion (US$2.2 billion) in February 2018.
Acer sees strong gaming demand in Middle EastFriday 9 March 2018
Acer is seeing strong gaming notebook demand in Dubai since local consumers have high acceptance of innovative products, while the price is not a major concern, according to Paul...
Passive component supply to remain tight through 2019, says Yageo chairFriday 9 March 2018
The global supply of passive components is expected to remain tight through 2019, thanks to robust end-market demand, according to Pierre Chen, chairman for Yageo.
Silicon wafer prices to rise over 30%, says Macronix chairmanFriday 9 March 2018
Prices for upstream wafers will rise more than 30% in 2018, according to Miin Wu, chairman for Taiwan-based Macronix International, a supplier of flash memory and mask ROM chips.
Apacer striving for gross margin improvementThursday 8 March 2018
Memory module maker Apacer Technology will be striving for gross margin improvement in 2018 by growing revenues generated from the industrial control and server sectors, according...
DRAM prices may rise 5-10% on datacenter demand in 1H18Wednesday 7 March 2018
Bolstered by robust demand from datacenter and smartphone sectors, the global production value of the DRAM industry is estimated to surge over 30% to US$96 billion in 2018, and price...
Emerging markets to drive smartphone market growth in 2018Wednesday 7 March 2018
Replacement demand for smartphones in emerging markets including India, Southeast Asia, Central America, the Middle East and Africa will be playing the growth driving role of the...
ASRock to enter graphics card marketWednesday 7 March 2018
Motherboard player ASRock reportedly will enter the graphics card market in April and focus mainly on supplying AMD-based products, according to some market watchers.
Nanya February revenues increaseWednesday 7 March 2018
DRAM maker Nanya Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.93 billion (US$202.3 million) for February 2018, up 49.3% on year.
Career Tech to buy factory from EversolTuesday 6 March 2018
Flexible PCB manufacturer Career Technology has reached an agreement with Eversol to buy the solar wafer maker's factory in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan for NT$1.57 billion (US$53.6 million),...
Global Unichip February revenues increaseTuesday 6 March 2018
IC design service company Global Unichip has reported consolidated revenues for February 2018 increased 15.8% sequentially to NT$906 million (US$30.9 million).
Egistec posts record revenues and profits for 2017Tuesday 6 March 2018
Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) has reported net profits of NT$593 million (US$20.2 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$4.73 billion for 2017. Both hit record-high...
Realtek February revenues fall to 1-year lowMonday 5 March 2018
Networking IC design specialist Realtek Semiconductor's revenues fell to NT$3.065 billion (US$104.6 million) in February 2018.
Global January semiconductor sales increase 22.7%, says SIAMonday 5 March 2018
Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$37.6 billion for the month of January 2018, an increase of 22.7% compared to the January 2017 total of US$30.6 billion, according to the...
Global PCB industry output value increases 11.7% in 2017, says TPCAFriday 2 March 2018
The worldwide PCB industry output value grew 11.7% to US$65 billion in 2017, according to data compiled by Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA). The on-year growth was the highest...
Passive device makers see demand powered by wireless chargersThursday 1 March 2018
Thanks to robust China market demand for wireless charging devices, Taiwan makers of passive components needed for the devices are upbeat about revenue and shipment performances in...
Chipbond net profits climb to 3-year highThursday 1 March 2018
LCD driver IC backend specialist Chipbond Technology saw its net profits increase 13.1% to a three-year high of NT$2.25 billion (US$76.9 million) in 2017. EPS for the year reached...