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DRAM bit growth to reach 19.6% in 2018, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 21, 11:01

Global DRAM bit production will grow just 19.6% in 2018, as major suppliers intend to slow down the pace of their capacity expansions and technology migrations for chip price stability,...

China PCB capacity expansion sharply benefits Taiwan equipment makers

Sep 13, 15:51

Just one year after acquiring US-based flexible PCB maker Multi-Fineline Electronix (MFLX), China-based Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing is proceeding with a CNY3 billion (US$459.7...

Taiwan PCB equipment makers benefit from PCB capacity expansions in China

Copper foil maker Co-Tech net profits hit record for 4th consecutive quarter

Aug 23, 12:03

Rising copper foil prices continued to buoy Co-Tech Copper Foil's profitability in the second quarter of 2017, which hit a record high for the fourth consecutive quarter.

China PCB firms step up capacity expansion

Aug 22, 12:09

China-based PCB manufacturers including Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ) and Jiangxi Holitech Technology have moved to expand their production capacities eyeing a bigger...

China PCB firms expanding production capacity

Global DRAM revenues increase 17% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 21, 11:34

Sales in the global DRAM market surged 16.9% sequentially to US$16.51 billion in the second quarter of 2017, when PC DRAM contract prices rose over 10%, according to DRAMeXchange...

Wafer Works expects wafer prices to continue rising on strong demand

Aug 18, 14:05

Taiwan-based Wafer Works, which makes small- to medium-size semiconductor-grade wafers, expects silicon wafer prices to continue rising on strong demand.

TSMC approves new capex spending for capacity expansion

Aug 9, 12:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved the appropriation of around US$3.15 billion, which includes funding for new facilities construction with costs estimated...

Himax to start producing 3D sensing solutions as early as 2018

Aug 8, 10:34

Himax Technologies has expressed optimism about the growth prospects for its non-driver IC business, most notably with its structure light integrated solution for 3D sensing and wafer-level...

Himax enhancing its product mix for profit improvement

Win Semi expects to post 10-15% revenue growth in 3Q17

Aug 1, 15:18

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post revenue growth of 10-15% sequentially in the third quarter of 2017 with gross margin outperforming the 37.2% recorded in the second...

TSMC to expand CoWoS capacity to fill increasing AI chip packaging orders

Jul 24, 13:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is planning to carry out the first-ever expansion of its CoWoS (Chip on Wafer on Substrate) packaging and testing capacity to fill...

TSMC CoWoS packaging and testing capacity

AUO secures NT$23 billion syndicated loans for capacity ramp

Jul 18, 15:14

Flat panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has secured a total of NT$23 billion (US$757.528 million) in syndicated loans from a banking consortium led by Bank of Taiwan.

Adata June revenues surge on memory price rally

Jul 6, 15:47

Rising memory chip prices buoyed Adata Technology's June revenues, which climbed to a 41-month high of NT$2.75 billion (US$90.1 million).

China LED industry recovering

Jul 4, 11:17

As demand for LED end devices has resumed growth amid shortages of LED chip supply, China's LED makers have recently begun expanding their capacities and local governments are also...

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Unitech suspends plant partially after fatal accident

Jun 27, 11:46

Unitech Prinited Circuit Board has suspended part of the operations at its plant in Yilan, northeastern Taiwan, in the wake of a fatal accident there.

Quanta Storage to expand production capacity

Jun 14, 13:50

Quanta Storage, which makes collaborative robots for sale under own brand Techman, will expand production capacity in June by moving to its new plants with larger space. At the same...

Ho Shih-chih, Quanta Storage president

TSMC board approves US$1.27 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion

May 10, 10:57

The board of directrors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of US$1.269 billion for the purpose of upgrading and expanding capacity...

VIS seeking 8-inch fab equipment from memory chipmakers

May 9, 20:43

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is looking to expand its 8-inch fabs, and has approached several memory makers to buy their second-hand equipment,...

VIS mulling fab tools purchases

Stockwatch - Mar 31, 09:58

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is considering acquiring production equipment from its fellow foundry companies, according to the Taiwan-based 8-inch IC foundry.

AUO undaunted by China competition, says chairman

Feb 22, 11:24

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) is not worried by China-based competitors' government-supported fast expansion of production capacity because the Taiwan-based firm's competitiveness...

AUO chairman and CEO Paul Peng

Pegatron chairman talks about capacity expansion in North America, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 16, 15:46

Commenting on questions on whether Pegatron Technology will move production to North America during the company's year-end banquet, company chairman TH Tung noted that Pegatron currently...

TSMC board approves US$4.91 billion for capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Nov 8, 21:26

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$4.91 billion to expand capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

Inventec to expand overseas production capacity

Nov 7, 11:05

ODM Inventec will expand production capacity for servers in Mexico and the Czech Republic and for PCs and smart terminal devices in India in 2017 and is evaluating the feasibility...

Inventec chairman Richard Lee

SMIC to expand 8-inch facility in TianJin

Oct 18, 16:11

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced an expansion project for its Tianjin facility, which the foundry claims will become the world's largest 8-inch wafer...

TSEC signs NT$1 billion joint lending

Aug 19, 14:17

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker TSEC on August 18 signed with seven local banks for a syndicated loan of NT$1 billion (US$31.7 million), with the funds to be used to expand annual...

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao

TSMC board approves US$3.79 billion for capacity expansion

Aug 2, 20:06

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$3.79 billion to expand capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

China solar cell capacity expansion raises overesupply concern

May 30, 16:02

China-based makers are setting up additional production capacities for solar cells in China and overseas, but the China government has not yet set the target for PV installation capacity...

UIS 1Q16 profits surge

May 16, 22:26

Taiwan-based cleanroom maker United Information Systems (UIS) has reported net profits of NT$325 million (US$9.95 million) for the first quarter of 2016, up 76.6% on quarter and 68.4%...

TSMC board approves US$4.1 billion for capacity expansion

May 10, 22:56

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$4.101 billion to expand capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

Metal chassis makers expected to slow down capacity expansion to wait for 2H16

Jan 11, 14:17

With Catcher announcing a capex cut for 2016, sources from the upstream supply chain expect other metal chassis makers to also halt their capacity expansion plans and wait for demand...

UMC board approves capex for 28nm capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Dec 16, 22:20

The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has approved a capex of NT$12.57 billion (US$383.5 million) to mainly expand the foundry's 28nm manufacturing capacity.

Global PV demand to reach 59GW and industry to undertake capacity expansion in 2016, says report

Dec 14, 14:23

Spurred by major and emerging markets, global photovoltaic (PV) demand has grown substantially in 2015. According to EnergyTrend, installed capacity worldwide for 2015 is estimated...

China market for packaged LEDs to grow at single-digit annual rate, says firm

Nov 25, 14:58

Due to oversupply and price competition between suppliers of lighting LEDs, IHS forecasts China's total market for packaged LEDs will grow at a single- digit annual rate.

Overseas capacity expansion will cause moderate price slide across PV supply chain in 2016, says EnergyTrend

Nov 16, 22:11

The downward revision of income tax credit for photovoltaic systems for 2016 in the US has resulted in a general installation boom, which is prolonged by the planned feed-in tariff...

TSMC board approves US$4 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion

Nov 11, 15:13

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of US$3.96 billion for expanding capacity for advanced-node manufacturing, and packaging...

China LED capacity expansion to lead to global chip oversupply in 2015

Sep 21, 11:33

Global supply of LED chips will be 22% in excess of demand in 2015 mainly because China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers have been expanding production capacities, according...

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