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Macroblock 2017 revenues to rise at least 10%

Jan 17, 11:02

LED driver IC supplier Macroblock is expected to enjoy at least 10% revenue growth in 2017 with higher profits, thanks to robust demand for small pitch LED display products, as well...

Pure-play foundry market to increase at 7.6% CAGR over 2016-2021, says IC Insights

Jan 13, 14:55

The pure-play foundry market is forecast to play an increasingly stronger role in the worldwide IC market during the next five years, according to IC Insights. The pure-play IC foundry...

Win Semi posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 11, 11:22

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors' revenues for 2016 hit a record high of NT$13.61 billion (US$425.9 million), and net profits for the first three quarters of the year already exceeded...

IC distributor Supreme enjoys record 2016 revenues

Jan 11, 11:20

Rising DRAM prices and robust handset component demand from China-based Oppo and Vivo buoyed Supreme Electronics' sales performance during 2016, which climbed to a record high of...

Taiwan IC design houses 1Q17 revenues to fall 10-20%

Jan 10, 15:34

Seasonality will drag down revenues at Taiwan-based IC design houses in the first quarter of 2017, which are expected to register sequential decreases of 10-20%, according to industry...

Taiwan fabless IC firms diversifying product lines

Memory market poised for strongest annual growth through 2021, says IC Insights

Jan 10, 11:02

Sales of memory ICs are expected to show the strongest growth rate among major IC market categories during the next five years, according to IC Insights.

IC distributor Supreme to post over 40% revenue growth in 2016

Jan 5, 14:53

Supreme Electronics, a major IC distributor for Samsung Electronics, is expected to post more than 40% revenue growth for 2016, according to industry sources.

Sigurd 2016 revenues rise 14.7%

Jan 5, 10:45

IC testing companies Sigurd Microelectronics saw its 2016 revenues climb 14.7% on year to a record high of NT$5.8 billion (US$180 million).

Testing company KYEC looks to handset chips, auto IC and CMOS image sensors for 2017 growth

Jan 5, 10:33

Testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects to continue benefiting from continued robust demand for handset ICs, automotive-related chips and CMOS image sensors, company...

IC testing device provider CHPT posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 4, 10:54

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) saw its 2016 revenues climb to a record high of NT$2.595 billion (US$80.1 million), which represented a 50.4%...

PWM IC vendor Leadtrend sees sales growth

Newswatch - Dec 30, 15:02

Power management (PWM) IC vendor Leadtrend Technology has seen its sales continue to gain momentum recently as the company's PWM ICs have found the way into the supply chains of Sony's...

SPIL orders equipment for NT$1.19 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 30, 11:08

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced equipment purchases worth a total of NT$1.19 billion (US$36.93 million) from Advantest and Kulicke and Soffa Indus...

Memory IC market to increase 10% in 2017, says IC Insights

Dec 21, 13:24

The total memory IC market is forecast to increase 10% to a new record high of US$85.3 billion in 2017, according to IC Insights. ASP gains for DRAM and NAND flash will help boost...

Number of chipmakers using 300mm wafers less than half those using 200mm wafers, says IC Insights

Dec 16, 16:06

Prior to 2008, 200mm wafers were used in more cases for manufacturing ICs than any other wafer size. However, since 2008, the majority of IC fabrication has taken place on 300mm wafers,...

IC distributor Edom to post double-digit revenue growth in 4Q16

Dec 9, 14:24

Taiwan-based Edom Technology, which distributes products for brands such as Nvidia, NXP and SanDisk, is expected to post double-digit on-year growth in consolidated revenues for the...

Macroblock 2016 EPS to reach NT$6.50-7

Dec 9, 11:07

LED driver IC supplier Macroblock is expected to see its EPS for 2016 reach between NT$6.50 (US$0.21) and NT$7, according to market sources. The company's EPS for the first three...

Analog, LCD driver IC firms seeing orders slow down

Dec 8, 15:18

Taiwan-based analog and LCD driver IC design specialists have seen their customers, mainly China-based ones, slow down their pace of orders which could result in lower revenues for...

ASE IC ATM revenues rise in November

Dec 7, 22:12

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) saw its consolidated revenues decrease 1.3% from a year earlier in November 2016, while sales generated from its core IC ATM (assembly test...

Top-5 semiconductor vendors to hold a combined 41% market share in 2016, says IC Insights

Dec 7, 13:53

Vigorous M&A activity in 2015 and 2016 has reshaped the landscape of the semiconductor industry, with the top companies now controlling a much greater percentage of market share,...

Annual sales worldwide from fabless IC design to grow 3.4% in 2017, says TrendForce

Dec 5, 16:47

Revenues worldwide from fabless IC design for 2016 are estimated at US$77.49 billion, a decline of 3.2% from 2015, according to TrendForce. But strong growth is expected in several...

Falling smartphone IC ASPs discouraging device vendors from developing chips in-house

Dec 1, 15:09

Device vendors including Xiaomi, LG Electronics and Sony have all expressed their intention to develop smartphone chips in-house. Nevertheless, the average selling price for smartphone...

IoT and automotive to drive IC market growth through 2020, says IC Insights

Nov 30, 15:06

IC sales for connections to the Internet of Things (IoT) are forecast to grow more than three times faster than total IC revenues during the last half of this decade, according to...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries to enjoy particularly strong 4Q16

Nov 29, 14:21

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues drop only 0.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016 indicating a particularly strong fourth quarter, according...

SMIC opens JV fab for analog and specialty IC manufacturing

Nov 25, 10:10

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced the official inauguration of Ningbo Semiconductor International (NSI), established by China IC Capital - a wholly-owned...

China investment funds wooing Taiwan IC vendors

Nov 18, 14:17

More semiconductor investment funds backed by local governments in China have stepped up their contact with Taiwan-based IC vendors, aiming to lure them to establish IC-design companies...

Taiwan IC production value to fall 4.8% in 4Q16, says IEK

Nov 16, 14:38

Taiwan's IC production value is forecast to decline 4.8% sequentially to NT$627.7 billion (US$19.8 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the Industrial Economics and...

Nvidia and MediaTek fastest-growing semiconductor companies for 2016, says IC Insights

Nov 16, 14:06

The top-20 semiconductor companies' sales are forecast to increase by 3% in 2016, according to IC Insights. Among them, five companies are forecast to enjoy double-digit sales growth...

Smartphone shipments to grow at single-digit rates through 2020, says IC Insights

Nov 15, 15:35

Total smartphone shipments are forecast to grow by 4% in 2016 to 1.49 billion units after jumping by 13% to 1.43 billion in 2015, according to IC Insights. Moreover, smartphone shipments...

Fujifilm to open new plant for advanced IC materials in Taiwan

Nov 14, 23:05

Fujifilm has announced that its semiconductor business subsidiary, Fujifilm Electronic Materials, will launch the operation of its third plant in Taiwan in late November. The new...

PWM IC vendor On-Bright posts EPS over NT$10 for January-September period

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 14:49

Power management (PWM) IC supplier On-Bright Electronics has reported net profits of NT$230 million (US$7.28 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 1.32% from the previous quarter...

Sigurd 3Q16 net profits rise

Nov 9, 11:12

IC testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has reported net profits of NT$261 million (US$8.3 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 23.3% on year, with EPS reaching NT$0.70.

IC testing device provider CHPT posts record 3Q16 profit

Nov 7, 15:35

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported net profits of NT$203 million (US$6.5 million) for the third quarter of 2016, a record high. EPS...

Auto systems to show strong growth through 2020, says IC Insights

Nov 4, 11:38

The market for automotive electronic systems is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2015 to 2020, displaying the strongest growth among all end-use markets for ICs, according...

Equipment maker GPM strikes licensing deal with IBM

Nov 4, 11:05

Gallant Precision Machining (GPM), which mainly makes equipment for the manufacture of display panels and semiconductors, has announced the signing of a joint development and license...

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,...

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    KLA-Tencor Surfscan SP3

    KLA-Tencor has announced a new generation in the Surfscan family of wafer defect and surface quality inspection systems: the Surfscan SP3. As the first unpatterned wafer inspection...

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