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TSMC 2016 EPS reaches NT$12.89

Jan 12, 15:18

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported record net profits of NT$334.25 billion (US$10.5 billion) for 2016 with EPS reaching NT$12.89. The...

CHT sets 2017 capex budget at NT$29 billion

Jan 4, 10:59

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has tentatively set its capex budget for 2017 at NT$29 billion (US$900.74 million), up from NT$27 billion spent a year earlier, according to company president...

PCB maker Unimicron developing SLP products

Newswatch - Dec 28, 14:16

PCB maker Unimicron Technology has set aside a capex budget of NT$4.946 billion (US$153.19 million) for 2017, according to the company.

Sigurd budgets NT$1.6 billion for 2017 capex

Stockwatch - Dec 23, 11:24

Testing company Sigurd Microelectronics plans to budget NT$1.61 billion (US$50.2 million) in capital expenditures for 2017 to mainly replace equipment and expand production capacity,...

Taiwan Mobile to reduce capex for 2017

Dec 20, 14:15

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) expects its capex for 2017 to be significantly lower than the amount it spent in 2016 due to decreased spending on establishing network infrastructure, according...

TWM president James Jeng

SPIL approves NT$15.5 billion for 2017 capex

Stockwatch - Dec 15, 15:45

The board of directors of IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has approved plans to budget NT$15.5 billion (US$485.5 million) in capex for 2017, which will be utilized...

KYEC to halve capex for 2017

Stockwatch - Dec 15, 10:14

Testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has unveiled plans to allocate NT$4.42 billion (US$139.2 million) in capex for 2017, down from about NT$9 billion in 2016.

Ardentec capex to exceed NT$5 billion over next 3 years

Nov 23, 11:31

Wafer probing specialist Ardentec's capex for the next three years are set to exceed NT$5 billion (US$157 million), according to company president Chi-ming Chang.

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,...

SPIL to raise 2016 capex by NT$1.2 billion

Stockwatch - Nov 4, 10:35

Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) board of directors has approved plans to revise its capex budget for 2016 to NT$17.9 billion (US$568.1 million) from NT$16.7 billion set previously,...

Samsung putting capex focus on OLED could lose major foundry client

Sep 12, 15:52

Qualcomm, a major foundry client of Samsung, has become aware of the risks associated with Samsung putting its capex focus on the OLED panel market, and is considering coming back...

TSMC spends NT$4.86 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Aug 18, 10:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$4.86 billion (US$154.2 million) on machinery equipment, manufacturing tools and facilities from ASML, Brooks...

Winbond signs NT$12 billion syndicated loan

Aug 15, 21:44

Winbond Electronics has signed a NT$12 billion (US$382.8 million) syndicated loan agreement with 17 local banks in Taiwan, according to the memory chipmaker.

TSMC capex hike to prompt capacity ramps by foundry houses in Taiwan and China

Aug 1, 16:20

Many wafer foundry houses in Taiwan and China are expected to join the race to ramp capacity after Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced recently that it will...

CHT spends only 22.2% of 2016 capex in 1H16

Jul 29, 15:03

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has set aside a capital expenditure (capex) budget of NT$30.6 billion (US$956 million) for 2016, but actual spending totaled only NT$6.8 billion, or 22.2% of...

Sigurd posts increased June revenues

Jul 4, 21:02

Testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$490 million (US$15.2 million) for June 2016, up 5.2% sequentially and 8.5% on year.

UMC buys equipment from ASML

Stockwatch - Jun 22, 11:57

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced the purchase of a batch of machinery equipment for NT$2.04 billion (US$63.57 million) from lithography system vendor ASML.

ChipMOS to see revenues grow in 2016, capex to reach NT$3-4 billion

Newswatch - Jun 1, 21:53

LCD driver IC backend service company ChipMOS Technologies expects its sales to grow by a single-digit rate in 2016, with its capex for the year to reach NT$3-4 billion (US$92.04-122.72...

TSMC to spend US$2.2 billion on R&D in 2016, says co-CEO

May 26, 14:46

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects to boost its R&D spending to a record US$2.2 billion in 2016, increasing about 10% on year, according to company co-CEO...

TSMC holds annual technology forum on May 26

Digitimes Research: Samsung, Hynix capex for memory to fall in 2016

May 12, 15:55

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix will both lower their total capex for memory ICs in 2016, according to Digitimes Research. During the year, both companies will focus on migrating...

Quartz component maker TXC to increase capex for 2016

Newswatch - May 5, 14:18

Quartz component maker TXC, which has cut into the iPhone supply chain, will ramp its capex for 2016 to NT$750 million (US$23.18 million), an increase of 87.5% from NT$400 million...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.6 billion

Stockwatch - Mar 30, 16:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and facility equipment from Jienshian Information Engineering, Lam Research International, Tokyo...

TSMC orders NT$1.32 billion of equipment

Stockwatch - Mar 22, 16:02

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of facility equipment from Cica-Huntek Chemical Technology Taiwan and Marketech International...

TSMC likely to raise 2016 capex

Mar 21, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to revise upward its capex for 2016 as equipment purchases thus far this year have been made in advance, according to industry...

TSMC orders equipment worth NT$2.7 billion

Stockwatch - Mar 2, 21:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased manufacturing and facility equipment from Kao Hsin Engineering, D-Tek Technology and United Integrated Services (UIS)...

Semiconductor capital spending declines in 2015, says IC Insights

Feb 23, 15:46

According to IC Insights, total worldwide semiconductor industry capital spending is forecast to show low single-digit growth in 2016 after registering a 1% decline in 2015. Last...

PTI to increase capex for 2016

Feb 3, 15:56

IC backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its capex to reach between NT$10 billion (US$299 million) and NT$12 billion in 2016, compared with the NT$7-8 billion...

Chunghwa Telecom sets 2016 capex at NT$30.63 billion

Jan 29, 10:58

Telecom carrier Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has set a budget of NT$30.63 billion (US$914 million) for capital expenditure in 2016, increasing 22.1% on year, company president Shih Mu-piao...

Pure-play foundries put capex focus on 10nm processes, says Applied executive

Jan 22, 09:57

The 2016 capex focus of pure-play IC foundries will be on 10nm process technology, according to Applied Materials Taiwan president Erix Yu. About half of the foundries' combined capex...

Applied Materials Taiwan president Erix Yu

Semiconductor R&D growth slows in 2015, says IC Insights

Jan 21, 14:52

Semiconductor industry spending on research and development grew by just 0.5% in 2015, which was the smallest increase since the 2009 downturn year and significantly below the compound...

TSMC 2016 revenues to rise 5-10%, says co-CEO

Jan 14, 21:48

The global IC foundry market sector is set to log a 5% increase in 2016 while the overall semiconductor market will grow by a smaller 2%. TSMC's growth will continue to outperform...

TSMC reports 4Q15 EPS of NT$2.81

Jan 14, 15:56

TSMC has announced net profits of NT$72.84 billion (US$2.18 billion) on consolidated revenues of NT$203.52 billion for the fourth quarter of 2015. EPS for the quarter was NT$2.81...

TSMC spends NT$6.55 billion on equipment and facilities

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 10:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced several purchases of machinery equipment and engineering facilities for a total of NT$6.55 billion (US$197 million)...

Catcher cuts capex for 2016 in response to client orders

Jan 7, 11:46

Catcher Technology is planning to cut its capex for 2016, and the amount will be much lower than those budgeted in the past two years in response to its clients' upcoming orders,...

Unimicron approves NT$5.01 billion for 2016 capex

Stockwatch - Dec 25, 10:56

The board of directors of Unimicron Technology, a manufacturer of PCBs and IC substrates, has approved plans to budget NT$5.01 billion (US$152.9 million) in capital expenditures (capex)...

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