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Digitimes Research: Sony CIS capacity ramp to affect Taiwan supply chain

Aug 19, 11:11

Sony plans to ramp up its CIS production capacity by 31% in 2016 focusing on mid-range and entry-level models, which may result in unfavorable impact on the CIS supply chain in Taiwan,...

Universal Microwave Technology purchases factory for capacity expansion

Aug 18, 19:51

Universal Microwave Technology (UMT), a maker of high-frequency microwave devices used in broadband wireless communications, on August 18 announced the acquisition of a factory located...

LuxNet expects 40G OSAs to drive revenue growth

Aug 14, 11:05

Optical communication component maker LuxNet expects 4-channel 40G OSAs (optical sub-assemblies) to drive growth in consolidated revenues in the second half of 2015 and 2016, the...

TSMC board approves US$1.2 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion

Aug 11, 21:45

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$1.237 billion for expanding capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

Casetek expects to reach full capacity utilization in 4Q15

Aug 7, 11:28

Chassis maker Casetek Holdings saw capacity utilization rise from 65% in the first quarter of 2015 to 75% in the second and expects the utilization to rise to nearly 90% in the third...

Samsung to construct 10.6G facilities, says report

Aug 6, 15:26

Samsung Display will construct new 10.6G production facilities that are expected to go into production in the second half of 2017, according to a new report from Korea-based ET...

Samsung cutting DRAM capacity to halt price falls, says report

Newswatch - Aug 4, 15:26

Samsung Electronics has scaled down its output for PC DRAM while keeping its August contract prices unchanged, according to a recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report...

Catcher capacity unaffected by recent employee protest, says company

Aug 4, 15:19

Catcher Technology recently saw its workers stage a protest at its plants in Suzhou, China due to a row on severance pay. Catcher has noted the issue stemmed from the relocation of...

China makers could surpass Korea in LTPS AMOLED capacity by 2018, says firm

Aug 4, 14:45

Small- to medium-size LTPS AMOLED panel production capacity is expected to grow 30% on year in 2015. In addition to South Korea makers pushing production, China makers are showing...

China adds PV installation capacity of 7.73GWp in 1H15, says NEA

Jul 29, 14:19

China added total PV installation capacity of 7.73GWp during the first half of 2015, consisting of 6.69GWp for power-generating stations and 1.04GWp for distributed PV systems, according...

Inotera raises capex for 2015

Jul 29, 11:30

Inotera Memories has raised its capex budget to NT$57 billion (US$1.81 billion) for 2015, and reiterated plans to convert 80% of its total wafer start capacity to 20nm process technology...

Wistron said to consider moving notebook production out of Kunshan plants

Jul 28, 14:56

Rumors have spread in the IT market that Wistron is planning to stop its notebook production in Kunshan, China and will move all its production capacity to plants in Chongqing and...

China on-grid PV installation capacity reaches 6.32GWp in areas covered by major networks in 1H15

Jul 27, 20:09

The PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems completed and connected to local power grids in areas covered by the five nationwide power generating and distributing...

Insufficient on-grid capacity hinders development of PV power generation in China

Jul 27, 13:09

While the establishment of PV power-generating stations in China is increasing fast, connecting these stations to local power grids and distributing generated electricity to end users...

China to approve pilot PV power-generating stations with 2-3GWp annual installation capacity

Jul 27, 12:59

China's National Energy Administration (NEA), in a bid to boost advanced PV power-generating technology, will approve 2-3 pilot PV power-generating stations featuring advanced technology...

China PV installation capacity in 2H15 estimated at 12-13GWp, says CPIA

Jul 24, 10:58

The total installation capacity of PV power-generating stations and rooftop systems to be established in China in the second half of 2015 is estimated at 12-13GWp, according to the...

Gintech expects Tongwei investment to accelerate Thailand solar cell plant project

Jul 22, 11:17

China-based Tongwei Group will invest NT$850 million (US$27.4 million) for a 10% stake in Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech Energy, and Gintech has said the investment will enable...

Korea makers rebuilding OLED momentum as China LCD capacity rises

Jul 20, 21:35

With China expected to surpass Korea in 8G TFT LCD capacity in 2016, coupled with new 10.5G capacity expected to be unleashed in 2018, Korea panel makers are starting to show more...

BOE new 10.5G fab to push its LCD capacity to number 3 globally

Jul 15, 21:48

Following recent investments of CNY40 billion (US$6.4 billion) to construct new 10.5G facilities, BOE is expected to become the third largest panel maker in terms of LCD capacity...

Pegatron to expand capacity at China-based subsidiary

Jul 10, 11:29

Pegatron Technology will expand the production capacity of PegaGlobe (Kunshan), its subsidiary in eastern China, with an investment of NT$508 billion (US$16.4 million), according...

GCL-Poly Energy to set up solar-grade monocrystalline wafer capacity

Jul 8, 14:27

China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker GCL-Poly Energy Holdings will extend production to solar-grade monocrystalline wafers through setting up annual production...

Wind power capacity installations expected to grow 8.9% in 2015, says firm

Jun 26, 11:53

Following 2013's 20% global decrease in wind power installations, the wind energy industry saw new signs of strength in 2014. With installations growing by 42% on year in 2014, supported...

Solartech Energy to expand PERC polycrystalline solar cell capacity

Jun 26, 11:46

Solartech Energy will expand annual production capacity of PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) polycrystalline silicon solar cells with an average energy conversion rate of 18.8%...

Digitimes Research: Cree to downsize LED capacity due to price competition from China makers

Jun 26, 11:26

US-based Cree will spend US$85 million to restructure its LED device business through reducing total production capacity for LED chips. The move is mainly due to negative impact price...

Monocrystal expanding sapphire capacity to target global share of 30%, say Taiwan makers

Jun 24, 12:30

Russia-based Monocrystal is expanding its monthly sapphire production capacity from 4.0 million 2-inch wafers in equivalent currently to 5.0 million units to target a global market...

Casetek Holdings expects capacity utilization to rise to 90% in 3Q15

Jun 23, 21:20

Metal-alloy chassis maker Casetek Holdings utilized 65-75% of production capacity equivalent to 6,000-7,000 CNC machines in the first quarter of 2015 and expects capacity utilization...

Gigastorage aims for full capacity utilization in 3Q15

Jun 23, 12:29

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage is currently utilizing 80% of its production capacity of 700MWp and, in view of increasing orders, hopes that capacity can...

Western Digital, Seagate release new mobile HDDs

Jun 22, 12:23

Western Digital and Seagate have both released new mobile hard disk drive (HDD) products recently as demand has been rising rapidly. Western Digital has launched mobile HDDs with...

Neo Solar Power to establish overseas capacity, says chairman

Jun 18, 13:38

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power will establish overseas solar cell and PV module production capacity by setting up a factory or cooperating with local makers...

Shin Zu Shing to expand MIM capacity

Jun 17, 16:01

Hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) expects utilization of metal injection molding (MIM) production capacity to increase from 50% in the first half of 2015 to 100% beginning July due...

Inventec to expand robotic arm capacity

Jun 16, 21:35

Notebook ODM Inventec, in order to increase automated production, will invest US$20-30 million to procure additional robotic arms to raise the total from 200-300 at present to 3,000...

Irico invests CNY315 million to establish new 8.5G facilities

Jun 11, 21:53

China-based Irico Electronics will invest CNY315 million (US$50.75 million) to construct new 8.5G glass substrate back-end producing facilities that are expected to have a yearly...

Digitimes Research: China small- to mid-size AMOLED capacity to grow 373% by 2017

Jun 11, 14:24

China makers' production capacity for small- to medium-size AMOLED panels is expected to increase 373% in 2017 compared with what it is in 2015 as makers continue to invest in new...

UMC to expand production capacity in Taiwan and China

Jun 10, 11:07

Taiwan's United Microelectronics (UMC) is set to expand its production capacity at its wafer fabs in Taiwan and China, and will enhance R&D for specialty process technologies,...

UMC CEO Po Wen Yen

Catcher Technology expects good 2015

Jun 9, 22:03

Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology, in view of growing demand for smartphones and increasing complexity and difficulty in chassis design, expects good 2015 business operations,...

Catcher Technology chairman Hung Shui-shu
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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • 3D+NAND+die+with+M%2E2+SSD

    3D NAND die with M.2 SSD

    Intel and Micron have jointly announced the availability of their 3D NAND technology. This new 3D NAND technology, jointly developed by the companies, stacks layers of data storage...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

  • Asustek+ZenWatch+smartwatch

    Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

  • Samsung+850+EVO

    Samsung 850 EVO

    Samsung Electronics has launched the 850 EVO, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive (SSD) line-up. Based on Samsung's 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the...

    Photo: Company, Dec 16.

  • Nvidia+Tesla+K40+accelerator+

    Nvidia Tesla K40 accelerator

    Nvidia has unveiled the Tesla K40 GPU accelerator. Providing double the memory and up to 40% higher performance than its predecessor, the Tesla K20X GPU accelerator, and 10 times...

    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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