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Memory suppliers account for more than 60% of 300mm wafer capacity, says IC Insights

Jan 29, 19:45

IC Insights has published a ranking of the industry's largest IC manufacturers in terms of installed 300mm wafer start capacity in 2014. Included in the list are four companies from...

Solar wafer maker Gigastorage expects full utilization in March

Jan 29, 11:13

Taiwan-based solar-grade polysilicon wafer maker Gigastorage expects to reach full utilization of its annual capacity of 700MWp in March 2015, up from the current 70%, due to growing...

Gigastorage president Tsai Li-chuan

Samsung reportedly to expand DRAM capacity

Jan 28, 10:52

Samsung will build additional DRAM production capacity during 2015, which may create uncertainty for the industry bit supply growth and pricing, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Korea makers to expand AMOLED production capacity 36% in 2015

Jan 27, 14:46

The global AMOLED panel industry saw an over 10% on-year decline in sales revenue during 2014 largely due to lagging sales from Samsung Display. Despite the decline, Korea makers...

China reaches PV installation capacity of 10.52GWp in 2014, says report

Jan 26, 13:07

Total installation capacity of rooftop and ground-mounted PV power-generating system set up in China in 2014 stood at 10.52GWp, increasing 13% on year but short of the target of 14GWp...

PC DRAM prices to fall less than 5% in 1Q15

Jan 22, 16:11

Prices for PC DRAM are set to fall less than 5% in the first quarter of 2015, due to seasonal factors, according to industry observers. Nevertheless, there is limited room for prices...

DRAM capacity rises from slump, says SEMI

Jan 15, 23:25

SEMI has forecast a favorable outlook for DRAM as bit demand rises, improving selling prices in 2013 and 2014.

China notebook component makers halt capacity expansion, say Taiwan makers

Jan 12, 15:34

China-based notebook component makers have temporarily stopped expansion of production capacities due to continual wage hikes and short supply of labor in China, according to Taiwan-based...

Good Way Technology to expand capacity for docking stations

Jan 8, 12:09

Taiwan-based notebook USB docking station maker Good Way Technology plans to invest NT$700 million (US$21.86 million) to expand its plants in Kunshan, China and construction on the...

IC designers ordering 8-inch wafer capacity in advance

Jan 6, 22:11

Fabless IC firms have decided to place orders for 8-inch wafer capacity for the year's hot seasons in the first quarter of 2015, as they anticipate 8-inch foundry capacity will remain...

Quanta plastic chassis subsidiary cutting capacity due to weak notebook shipments

Jan 5, 21:56

Quanta Computer's plastic chassis manufacturing subsidiary has recently started reducing its production capacity in response to declining notebook shipments, according to Quanta Co...

PCB maker Apex to ramp up capacity

Dec 31, 15:04

The second-phase production lines of Apex International's new plant in Thailand are scheduled to come online in the first quarter of 2015, which will contribute to the PCB maker's...

UMC board approves capex for capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Dec 25, 14:51

The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has approved an additional capital expenditure (capex) budget of NT$9.34 billion (US$293.8 million) for building new production...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches ZenWatch

Dec 25, 12:29

Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). Company CEO Jerry Shen pointed out that monthly production capacity...

Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

Everlight to invest NT$10 billion to expand capacity by 25% in 2015-2017

Dec 24, 22:52

Taiwan-based Everlight Electronics will invest NT$10.0 billion (US$317 million) to expand its LED packaging capacity by 25% from the level at the end of 2014 in 2015-2017, according...

Digitimes Research: China OGS touch panel makers hiking GFF capacity

Dec 24, 11:18

Viewing that China-based smartphone vendors have begun to adopt more GFF (a glass sheet and two layers of ITO film) touch panels in high-end products than OGS (one glass solution)...

VIS profits to rise on strong demand, report says

Stockwatch - Dec 24, 10:55

Contract chipmaker Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) will continue to see its profits soar in 2015, as its 8-inch fab capacity remains tight due to strong demand, according...

Korea and Taiwan companies control 56% of global 300mm fab capacity, says IC Insights

Dec 24, 10:48

South Korea- and Taiwan-based chip companies are well known for manufacturing prowess when it comes to efficiently fabricating huge amounts of IC wafers. Most of the IC industry's...

G-Tech to expand 3D-forming glass capacity

Dec 23, 11:17

G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a Taiwan-based provider of physically/chemically processed glass substrates, and Imos have jointly developed protective covers made using 3D-forming...

Dow CMP pad plant in Taiwan to operate at full capacity in 2015

Dec 19, 16:00

Dow Chemical expects its CMP (chemical mechanical polishing) solution and pad production plant in Chunan, northern Taiwan, to operate at full capacity through 2015, according to the...

Dow Chunan plant manager KM Chen

Unitech expands HDI-board capacity

Dec 18, 21:55

Unitech Printed Circuit Board has expanded production capacity for HDI boards by about 10% since 2014, according to the company, adding that the utilization rate of its HDI board...

IC foundries gearing up for 8-inch fab expansions

Dec 17, 11:10

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is looking to expand production capacity at its 8-inch wafer fab in Shenzhen, while Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Catcher to acquire equipment sets for US$55.18 million

Stockwatch - Dec 15, 22:09

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology's branch in Suqian, China has spent US$55.18 million to acquire equipment sets from Orion.

Global wind turbine manufacturing capacity surpassing demand, says Navigant

Dec 15, 15:17

During the past two years, more flexible sourcing strategies across the wind power supply chain have resulted in cost reductions, enabling greater geographic market access while reducing...

Wah Hong Industrial to expand capacity in 2015

Dec 15, 10:11

Optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial will add ultra-size cutters to make optical film for use in up to 90-inch LCD TVs and two optical film coating lines in 2015, with its total...

GlobalWafers Japan to expand 8-inch wafer capacity in 2015

Dec 12, 11:19

GlobalWafers Japan (GWJ), a subsidiary of Taiwan-based semiconductor-grade silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers, will expand its 8-inch wafer production capacity by about 10% in 2015,...

LTPS panel production capacity to reach11.7 million square meters in 2016, says report

Dec 10, 11:53

Major panel makers will continue to add LTPS production lines from 2015-2016, focusing on the 5.5G and 6G lines, with total production capacity by area reaching more than double from...

China falls short of 2014 PV installation goals, say reports

Dec 9, 14:46

Based on actual total installation capacity of 3.79GWp for PV systems set up around China during the first three quarters of 2014, the total installation capacity for the whole year...

New capacity to buoy KYEC profitability, says paper

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:32

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has broken ground for the second-phase construction of its new plant in Tongluo, central Taiwan, with completion scheduled for the end of 2015. The arrival...

Epistar sees decreasing capacity utilization

Nov 26, 20:05

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has seen its overall capacity utilization drop from about 50% in October to below 50% in November and the utilization is expected to further...

Global PV installation capacity in 2015 may be flat or decline, say Taiwan makers

Nov 18, 21:08

Mainly because the 2015 total installation capacity of new PV systems in Japan is likely to drop a great deal from 7GWp in 2014, and installations in China, the US and Europe are...

SAS considers expanding monocrystalline solar cell capacity in US or Germany

Nov 17, 22:23

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) plans to expand its annual production capacity for monocrystalline silicon solar cells by 350MWp from...

TSMC board passes budget for capacity expansion

Nov 12, 22:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors has approved plans to spend US$5.57 billion to expand both advanced and mainstream technology capacities, and...

Casetek sets capex budget of US$505 million

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 11:13

Metal-alloy casing maker Casetek Holdings has decided to set aside a capex budget of US$505 million to expand production capacity in 2015. The company's capex budget for 2014 was...

Kuangli expanding production capacity; 4Q14 revenues to rebound

Nov 7, 11:50

Kuangli Photoelectric Technology expects to see NT$300 million (US$9.8 million) in revenues during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the company.

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