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  • Last update: Tuesday 2 December 2014 [419 news items]

IC backend firms cautious about 2015 capex plans

Dec 2, 15:52

Having spent big in 2014, major Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing houses are cautious with their capital expenditures (capex) for 2015.

ChipMOS 2015 capex to stay flat

Nov 27, 15:30

ChipMOS Technologies, which specializes in assembly and test services for LCD driver ICs and memory chips, is expected to maintain its 2015 capex at near 2014 levels, according to...

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...

Innolux sees over 18% on-year increase in October

Nov 7, 14:46

Innolux has announced its October 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$38.3 billion (US$1.25 billion) in October 2014, a decrease of 0.5% on month and an increase of 18.2% on year...

Inotera to more than double capex for 2015

Oct 30, 10:53

Inotera Memories plans to more than double its capex budget to NT$50 billion (US$1.65 billion) in 2015 from NT$22 billion projected for 2014 in order to facilitate its migration to...

TSMC approves new capex spending for advanced capacity expansion

Aug 12, 21:49

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved the appropriation of NT$91.03 billion (US$3.05 billion) for advanced capacity expansion, conversion of certain logic...

Increased panel production automation saves Innolux NT$1 billion

Jul 4, 11:28

Focusing on increased efforts to bump up automated panel production helped Innolux save NT$1 billion (US$33.5 million) in capital expenditures between 2009-2013, according to Innol...

Nanya Technology to ramp up 2014 capex

Jul 1, 21:55

Nanya Technology plans to ramp up its capex for 2014 to NT$6.69 billion (US$224 million) from NT$3.05 billion set previously, mainly to remove production bottlenecks at its 12-inch...

FPCB makers raising capex budgets for 2014

Jun 4, 22:06

Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers including Flexium Interconnect, Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Career Technology are increasing their capex for capacity ramps in 2014, according...

Inotera 1Q14 earnings higher than expected

Apr 22, 22:00

Memory chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits of NT$11.25 billion (US$372.13 million) for the first quarter of 2014, higher than market expectations of NT$11 billion...

Winbond to further increase capex for 2014

Newswatch - Mar 31, 11:58

Winbond Electronics plans to increase its capex for 2014 to NT$10.48 billion (US$343.91 million) from NT$8.6 billion projected earlier in the year, according to the company, which...

Samsung, Intel, TSMC to account for 52% of semiconductor capex in 2014, says IC Insights

Mar 26, 14:45

Samsung Electronics and Intel are each forecast to spend at least US$11 billion in semiconductor capital during 2014, and TSMC slightly less than US$10 billion. Collectively the three...

Capex of global semiconductor industry to reach US$62 billion in 2014

Mar 24, 22:33

Capex of the global semiconductor industry is expected to top US$62.2 billion in 2014 as increasing popularity of mobile devices has stirred demand for IC parts built by advanced...

Kinsus, Unimicron set high capex budgets for 2014

Mar 12, 21:28

IC substrate suppliers Kinsus Interconnect Technology and Unimicron Technology will continue to commit huge capital spending for capacity ramps and advanced product development in...

Unitech looks to strong growth in automotive, any-layer HDI, rigid-flexible boards

Feb 20, 16:07

Shipments of automotive boards, any-layer HDI boards and rigid-flexible PCB boards will be growth drivers for Unitech Printed Circuit Board in 2014, according to the company.

ChipMOS to nearly halve capex for 2014

Dec 19, 22:04

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies plans to allocate NT$1.8 billion (US$60.2 million) for its capex in 2014, down from NT$3.5 billion in 2013.

UMC board approves capex for 28nm capacity expansion

Dec 19, 18:22

The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has approved an additional capital expenditure (capex) budget of NT$18.18 billion (US$609 million) specifically for expanding...

Memory backend service firms likely to scale down capex for 2014

Dec 4, 15:08

Memory-IC backend service firms may cut back their capital expenditure budgets for 2014, due to low order visibility from DRAM clients, according to market observers.

Memory IC backend houses likely to cut their capex for 2014

Taiwan market: TWM raises 2013 capex for 4G

Nov 27, 11:22

Telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) on November 26 said it will increase its 2013 capex by NT$3.522 billion (US$119 million) to NT$17.022 billion.

Solar capital spending to expand faster than expected, says IHS

Nov 12, 14:19

Amid new signs that solar market conditions are improving and major suppliers are increasing production, IHS is raising its forecast of photovoltaic (PV) capital spending. Global...

Equipment makers pessimistic about demand for LCD panels

Oct 29, 15:21

Equipment demand for the production of LCD panels is unlikely to pick up in the short term, as an oversupplied market is discouraging panel makers from expanding capacity and making...

Major IC foundries 2014 capex to focus on 14/16nm process production

Oct 22, 21:15

IDMs Intel and Samsung Electronics, and pure-play foundries TSMC and Globalfoundries are set to see their combined capital expenditures rise about 20% in 2014, according to industry...

Pure-play foundries spending big, says IC Insights

Oct 3, 11:20

Semiconductor capital spending has increased significantly among pure-play foundries, as more IDMs shift to a fabless/fab-lite business model while new foundry participants intensify...

Semiconductor capex spending falls in Japan, says IC Insights

Sep 12, 11:12

IC Insights has traced the sales of the top 10 semiconductor companies dating back to 1985. In 1990, six Japan-based companies were counted among the top 10 leaders in semiconductor...

TSMC to raise 2014 capex to record US$11 billion, says report

Newswatch - Sep 2, 14:54

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to boost volume output of 20nm chips by increasing its capex for the year to a record US$11 billion, the Chinese-language...

TSMC board approves US$1.9 billion for advanced process capacity expansion

Aug 14, 11:10

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on August 13 approved a capital appropriation in the amount of US$1.925 billion for the purpose of installing, expanding...

DRAM market reaches maturity, says IC Insights

Aug 7, 12:34

Forty-three years after Intel introduced the first DRAM device in 1970, the DRAM market has finally matured to the point where there are only three major suppliers remaining - Samsung...

PTI to raise capex spending for 2013

Jul 31, 22:02

IC backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) may inject another NT$1 billion (US$33.41 million) for capacity ramps in the second half of 2013 after already spending NT$7...

Samsung to spend KRW19.5 trillion on component business in 2013

Jul 30, 11:38

Samsung Electronics expects to spend a total of KRW19.5 trillion (US$17.5 billion), equivalent to 81.25% of its total capex, on the company's component business in 2013. Of the planned...

Inotera swings to 2Q13 profit

Jul 24, 11:35

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2013, ending a string of 13 consecutive quarter losses.

Taiwan chipmakers stepping up investment to meet mobile IC demand, says SEMI

Jul 2, 11:45

The semiconductor market is experiencing a surge in demand for mobile and wireless communications applications. While Taiwan sets a good example of rising the tide of mobile demand...

IC manufacturing equipment spending to slip 5% in 2013, says Gartner

Jun 21, 15:51

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending is projected to total US$35.8 billion in 2013, a 5.5% decrease from 2012 spending of US$37.8 billion, according to Gartner.

Unimicron sets 2013 capex budget at NT$10-11 billion

Jun 21, 14:02

PCB maker Unimicron Technology has set a capex budget of NT$10-11 billion (US$331.5-364.7 million) for 2013, mainly to develop thinner, high-density chip-scale package (CSP) substrates,...

Unimicron chairman tze-chang Tseng

NPC 2013 capex to focus on FC CSP substrates, says president

Jun 18, 21:45

Nan Ya PCB (NPC) will invest most of its targeted capex of NT$2 billion (US$67 million) on FC CSP (chip scale package) substrates in 2013, acknowledging brisk demand coming from the...

Kinsus sets 2013 capex at record NT$4.5-5 billion

Jun 18, 15:12

IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology expects its capex budget to reach a record NT$4.5-5 billion (US$150.7-167.5 million) in 2013 and further climb to NT$5-6 billion...

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