Passive, PCB, other IC components
  • tsmc
    TSMC has plans to allocated US$25-28 billion in capex for 2021, with over US$15 billion of the foundry house's record budget to be spent on advancing its 3nm process node. The foundry has disclosed that it is on track to move its 3nm...
  • tailiang
    Taiwan-based PCB equipment maker Taliang Technology has seen its production capacity fully booked through late third-quarter 2021, and will manage to flexibly adjust its production workforce and shipment schedules to accommodate more orders, according to company sources.
  • winway
    WinWay Technology, a dedicated supplier of IC test interface solutions, has recently broken ground for a new plant in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan.
  • pcb
    The output of Taiwan's PCB industry grew 5.6% on year to a record high of NT$667.2 billion (US$23.83 billion) in 2020, bolstered by pandemic-induced stay-at-home economy in most of the year as well as robust shipments for new iPhones and automotive electronics in the second half, according to Taiwan...
  • PTTC expects sales to pick up in 2021
    Polytronics Technology (PTTC) has seen orders placed by China-based smartphone vendors ramp up substantially since the first quarter of 2021, according to the Taiwan-based protective component maker.
  • tsmc
    TSMC has reported strong sales and profits for 2020, and the world's top pure-play foundry house expects to post another record revenue for first-quarter 2021. Tight foundry supply is creating shortages in the IC supply chain, and
  • handset
    HDI PCB manufacturers have seen a significant ramp-up in orders from Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi, who are seeking sufficient supply of components to support their expansion in the China handset market in 2021, according to industry sources.
  • car
    Taiwan-based automotive PCB makers including Chin-Poon Industrial, Unitech and Dynamic Electronics are guardedly optimistic about their sales prospects this year after seeing revenues decline in 2020, and they expect shipments particularly for EVs and high-end automotive electronics modules to be driven...
  • walsin
    A fire broke out at Taiwanese passive component maker Walsin Technology's factory site in Dongguan, China on January 13, but the company estimates no material impact from the accident.
  • ic
    Five big acquisition announcements and more than a dozen smaller deals in 2020 pushed the total value of M&A agreements in the year to an all-time high of US$118 billion, surpassing the previous record of US$107.7 billion reached in 2015, according to IC Insights.
  • Taiwan makers benefit from fast growing demand for automotive sensor ICs
    Along with fast growing demand for compound and Si-based ICs used in automotive sensor modules, Taiwan-based GaAs epitaxial wafer makers WIN Semiconductors, Advanced Wireless Semiconductor and Visual Photonics Epitaxy as well as IC packaging/testing service providers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering...
  • CR Micro raises product prices in 2021
    China Resources Microelectronics (CR Micro) has notified its clients based mainly in China about price hikes for all its power semiconductor products, including MOSFET and IGBT components, starting this year, according to market sources.
  • The PCB supply chain to benefit from Intel's new server CPUs
    Taiwan's PCB supply chain is poised to embrace a new wave of growth momentum in 2021 from Intel entering volume production of its latest 10nm Ice Lake Xeon scalable server processors in the first quarter of 2021, according to industry sources.
  • Unimicron reports an on-year growth in 2020 revenues
    PCB and IC substrate supplier Unimicron Technology has reported its 2020 revenues spiked 6.5% on year to a new high of NT$87.89 billion (US$3.14 billion) mainly driven by strong shipments of high-end ABF substrates and HDI boards.
  • Taiwan III-V IC firms expects strong utilization rate for 5G and Wi-Fi 6 applications
    Taiwan's III-V IC firms including GaAs foundries Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC) as well as epi-wafer suppliers Visual Photonics Epitaxy (VPEC) and Intelligent Epitaxy Technology (IntelliEPI) are expected to sustain high capacity utilization in 2021, as 5G handset sales...
  • spil
    Semiconductor equipment and materials distributors including Wah Lee Industrial and Niching Industrial have seen clear order visibility for specialty chemicals, equipment components, substrates and packaging materials through first-half 2021, bolstered by strong demand for foundry and packaging services,...
  • pcb
    PCB manufacturers Compeq Manufacturing and Tripod Technology have both seen strong HDI PCB shipment pull-ins from clients for handset, notebook and automotive applications, and are set to post strong sales results for first-quarter 2021.
  • PCB maker Apex scores record revenues in 2020
    Taiwan's PCB maker Apex International, with main manufacturing operations in Thailand, has reported its 2020 revenues rose 13.92% on year to a record high of NT$11.833 billion (US$422.61 million), and expects to gain further growth momentum from new orders and multiple applications in 2021.
  • 5g
    Topco Technologies, which distributes and sells silicone materials for Japan's Shin-Etsu Chemical, has expressed optimism about its shipment will ramp up steadily in 2021 on growing demand for 5G, datacenter, and EV applications.
  • fccl
    Taiwan's flexible copper clad laminate (FCCL) suppliers Taiflex Scientific and ThinFlex are optimistic about shipment prospects for 2021, bolstered by significant application momentum for new Apple devices, smart speakers, notebooks and more, according to industry sources.
  • TSMC suppliers to see strong 2021
    TSMC is expected to allocate a record capex budget for 2011 as it fast advances its manufacturing processes. The foundry house's equipment and material suppliers will as a result see strong sales for the year. Taiwan's FPCB...
  • Chipmakers see downstream clients continue stockpiling
    Chip suppliers including fabless chipmakers and IC distributors continue to see their downstream clients stockpiling, while encountering tight capacity at upstream foundries, according to industry sources.
  • Chilisin sees order visibility for molding chokes extended
    Chilisin Electronics has seen order visibility for molding chokes extended to more than four months, and is also expected to ramp up its shipments of LTCC (low temperature co-fired ceramics) components quarter by quarter in 2021, according to industry sources.
  • iphone
    Taiwan's flexible PCB makers in the supply chain of Apple devices have posted hefty on-month revenue gains for December 2020 thanks to strong shipments supporting hot sales of iPhone 12 series and the vendor's launch of new devices in the fourth quarter, according to industry sources.
  • kinsus
    IC substrate suppliers Nan Ya PCB and Kinsus Interconnect Technology both saw their fourth-quarter 2020 revenues hit the year's peak, bolstered by higher prices offered by clients to scramble for more capacity support after a fire hit Unimicron's plant in northern Taiwan in late October, according...

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