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  • Metal chassis maker Waffer Technology is gaining significant increases in revenues from sales of magnesium and aluminum alloy auto parts increasingly needed to meet the requirements for good heat dissipation and lightweight by electric cars, and the company is building new plants in China to fulfill...
  • Ability Opto-Electronics Technology (AOET) has disclosed it will install more automated production lines for making high-end optical lenses in order to hike yield rates and manufacturing efficiency.
  • Casetek president Gary Chuang (left) and chairman CC Cheng (right)
    Metal chassis specialist Casetek Holdings, a subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, will complete capacity expansions at its two plants in China in the second half of 2018 to better fulfill increasing orders, according to company chairman CC Cheng.
  • LUCI Group enables a 3D view of an intricate underground piping system using AR technologies
    Virtual reality (VR) immerses users in a simulated world while augmented reality (AR) adds digital enhancements to a real image so users can see beyond the real world around them. The industry is beginning to envision more AR growth potential than VR. This has prompted LUCI Group to foray into AR/MR,...
  • Hsueh Yang, CFO, Shanghai Tuoxiao Intelligent Technology
    When a doctor puts a stethoscope on a patient's chest, he or she usually asks the patient to breathe in deeply and breathe out slowly. This is quite common when a patient has a cold or serious cough: the doctor listens to the patient's heart and lungs to check for respiratory infection.
  • Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both been hit by unstable yield rates of their 18nm process technologies for server DRAM production, particularly production for high-end server chips, according to industry sources.
  • Mechanical motion control component and industrial robot maker Hiwin Technologies will invest JPY10 billion (US$90.7 million) to set up a factory to make ball screws and linear guideways in Kobe, Japan, primarily for supply for Japan-based makers of semiconductor manufacturing equipment and machine...
  • EMS provider Lite-On Technology will establish partnership in Thailand for marketing its industrial control solutions there, with the country as a stepping stone to tap the ASEAN market, according to the company.
  • Altek chairman Alex Hsia
    Digital camera ODM and imaging solution developer Altek is transforming business operation to become a provider of smart vision solutions which focus on 3D depth-sensing chips, dual-lens CCMs (compact camera modules) and imaging processing technologies for licensed use, according to company chairman...
  • Ingrowth Biotech, a subsidiary of metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology, has passed ISO 13485, requirements for quality management for medical devices, and GMP (good manufacturing practice) certification for the first category of medical devices (with least risks to human health) and finished...
  • Cryptocurrency mining demand in decline
    Taiwan suppliers of graphics cards are expected to see their shipments and profits continue trending downward in the second half of 2018 amid the sustained weakness in demand from the cryptocurrency mining sector, prompting them to enhance shipments to the gaming or other sectors to regain revenue...
  • Power Logic chairman Hsu Wen-feng
    Cooling fan maker Power Logic expects to enjoy strong revenue growth momentum in the second half of 2018, mainly bolstered by stable orders for the firm's new car ventilation fans and increasing GPU cooling fan shipments starting in the third quarter, according to company chairman Hsu Wen-feng.
  • The Chengdu Shuangliu Free Trade Zone, a major part of the Sichuan FTZ in southwestern China and now home to 2,444 businesses with aggregate registered capitals of CNY33.8 billion (US$5.28 billion), is projected to score operating revenues of CNY160 billion, 53 million passenger trips and 700,000 tons...
  • Taiwan-based automotive terminal and connector maker Chialin Precision Industrial has decided to cut its paid-in capital by 20% in order to boost the return on equity (ROE) for shareholders and allow greater agility for fund management by investors.
  • Aaeon has agreed to a stock exchange with Ibase. Aaeon's board of directors met on June 11 to agree the measure, which is expected to be completed on September 29.
  • Camera lens supplier Largan Precision has been planning to invest NT$50 billion (US$1.66 billion) to acquire a large factory site of 9.9-13.2 hectares (24.5-32.7 acres) in Taiwan for expanding production capacity recently and is seeking assistance from Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and...
  • Contact image sensor module maker Asia Tech Image is shifting manufacturing equipment from its factory in China to another in Myanmar to expand monthly production capacity at the latter by 250,000 modules to 900,000 units in July 2018, according to Economic Daily News.
  • Largan Precision CEO Lin En-ping
    Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision is developing 7P (seven plastic lens pieces) lens modules and is likely to begin large-volume shipments in 2019, according to company CEO Lin En-ping.
  • The Shuangliu District of Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province, is actively developing tech innovations and new economy, seeking to nurture 1-2 startup unicorns and over 50 "gazelle" enterprises - young and fast growth firms - within five years, according to the district's Science, Technology...
  • computex
    Computex, which had been gradually losing its luster along with the rise of e-commerce and the slowdown of the PC industry in recent years, seems to start showing signs of revival during its 2018 edition, mainly driven by AI (artificial intelligence) and gaming applications, which stole the spotlights...
  • Catcher Technology chairman SS Hung
    Taiwan-based metal chassis maker Catcher Technology will see its revenues surge quarter by quarter in 2018, and its capacity utilization rate will pick up significantly in the third quarter before peaking at 100% in the fourth quarter to fulfill robust orders, with revenue ratios estimated at 33:67...
  • Asia Optical chairman Robert Lai
    Optical lens maker Asia Optical, viewing that smartphone vendors are expected to begin adopting glass plus plastic (G+P) hybrid lens in their devices as early as the first half of 2019, is planning to supply related lenses at the end of 2018 at the earliest, according to company chairman Robert Lai...
  • As one of the main districts under the administration of Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province, and with a robust industry carrier, the Shuangliu District is aggressively soliciting investments from global leading and quality enterprises to form industrial clusters and build city-industry integrated,...
  • Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$19.807 billion (US$662 million) for May, growing 8.42% sequentially and 14.58% on year.
  • Affected by the abrupt fading of crypto mining craze starting in April 2018, suppliers of mining graphic cards are plagued by increasingly high inventories, and players in the supply chain of mining ASICs are also suffering significant decreases in orders, with crypto mining no longer a source of their...

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