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Topco 2017 revenues to rise over 10%

May 30, 15:42

IC materials distributor Topco Scientific is expected to post more than 10% revenue growth in 2017 driven by robust demand for silicon wafers and photoresist solutions, according...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts US$2.17 billion in April billings

May 30, 15:41

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$2.17 billion in billings worldwide in April 2017 (three-month average basis), according to SEMI. The billings...

2017 automotive IC market on pace for record year, says IC Insights

May 30, 15:40

Electronic systems that improve vehicle performance; that add comfort and convenience; and that warn, detect, and take corrective measures to keep drivers safe and alert are being...

The enterprise platform revolution of 2017: An opportunity for Taiwan vendors to take the lead

May 30, 15:37

With all the overcooked buzz about mobility, IoT and other consumer-oriented market speak, it is easy to forget the less sexy, but far more profitable and strategically important...

TSMC set to move 7nm to volume production in 2018

May 25, 22:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is set to move its 7nm process technology to volume production in 2018, an improved version of the 7nm process using extreme ultraviolet...

ASE lands FOWLP packaging orders from Infineon, says paper

Newswatch - May 24, 12:08

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reportedly secured orders for providing fan-out wafer-level packaging (FOWLP) service for Infineon Technologies' power management (PWM)...

ChipMOS reportedly lands gold bumping orders for AMOLED driver ICs from Samsung

Newswatch - May 24, 10:51

ChipMOS Technologies reportedly has landed orders from Samsung Electronics for providing gold bumping services on 12-inch wafers fabricated to produce AMOLED driver ICs to be used...

Taiwan April manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

May 23, 22:39

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 104.11 for April 2017, decreasing 10.02% on month but increasing 0.79% on year, according to statistics released...

Globalfoundries and Chengdu partner to expand FD-SOI ecosystem in China

May 23, 22:37

Globalfoundries and the Chengdu municipality have announced an investment to spur innovation in China's semiconductor industry. The partners plan to build a FD-SOI ecosystem including...

China outpaces Taiwan in IC design, backend industry output value

May 23, 15:38

The output value of both China's IC design and backend industry sectors has already outpaced that of their counterparts in Taiwan. According to the China Semiconductor Industry Association...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of US$1.462 billion in January-April, says MOEA

May 22, 22:01

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 991 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.462 billion in January-April 2017, respectively...

Taiwan April export order value down on month, up on year, says MOEA

May 22, 21:57

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.61 billion in total in April 2017, decreasing 13.4% on month but increasing 7.4% on year which was on-year growth for the ninth consecutive...

Taiwan April unemployment rate down

May 22, 11:32

Taiwan had 432,000 jobless citizens in April 2017, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.67% which dropped 0.11pp sequentially and 0.19pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Applied posts record revenues and earnings for fiscal 2Q17

May 22, 10:37

Applied Materials has reported that its net sales increased 45% from a year earlier to US$3.55 billion for its second quarter ended April 30, 2017, while earnings per share (EPS)...

LandMark, TruLight, Epistar look to growing demand for GaAs-based epiwafers

May 19, 10:00

LandMark Optoelectronics, TrueLight and Epistar expect growing use of VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) 3D sensing in smartphone cameras to increase demand for GaAs-based...

Win Semi expands GaAs wafer manufacturing capacity by more than 20%

May 17, 21:38

Win Semiconductors, the world’s largest pure-play compound semiconductor foundry, has completed phase 2 expansion at its newest wafer fab, Fab C. This operation is now fitted...

Ardentec expanding automotive MCU testing business in Japan

May 17, 15:17

Ardentec has expanded its automotive MCU testing business in Japan, which will further buoy its sales performance starting in the second quarter of 2017, according to industry sour...

ASE, SPIL get US antitrust approval

May 17, 14:36

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have received approval from US antitrust regulators for their proposed merger, according to the...

Silicon wafer shipments hit record levels in 1Q17, says SEMI

May 17, 14:28

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments were at their highest recorded quarterly level in the first quarter of 2017, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its...

Huawei to ramp up shipments of NB-IoT chips

May 17, 12:11

Huawei will begin volume shipments of its NB-IoT (NarrowBand IoT) chip, the Boudica 120, in June, according to Jiang Wancheng, vice president of marketing and solutions department...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grow 2.6% in 2016, says Gartner

May 16, 22:29

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$343.5 billion in 2016, a 2.6% increase from 2015 revenues of US$334.9 billion, according to final results calculated by Gartner.

Packaging material distributor Chang Wah posts high EPS for 1Q17

Newswatch - May 16, 15:11

Semiconductor and packaging material and equipment supplier Chang Wah Electromaterials (CWE) has reported net profits of NT$334 million (US$11.095 million) for the first quarter of...

TSMC capacity utilization ramping up

May 16, 11:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which had disappointing sales results in April, has seen its capacity utilization soar in May, according to industry...

Ardentec 1Q17 profits hike over 100%

May 15, 22:25

Taiwan-based Ardentec, which specializes in testing services for logic and memory chips, has reported net profits surged 115% on year to NT$228 million (US$7.6 million) in the first...

IntelliEPI to expand production capacity in 3Q17

May 15, 22:19

Intelligent Epitaxy Technology (IntelliEPI), which supplies epitaxy-based compound semiconductor epi-wafers to the electronics and optoelectronics industries, has disclosed plans...

Sumco says new capacity to arrive in 2019

May 15, 21:59

Sumco expects its additional new capacity to come online in 2019 at the earliest, according to the Japan-based silicon wafer vendor, adding that it will enhance and optimize its existing...

Tong Hsing reports decreased earnings for 1Q17

May 15, 16:12

IC test service and ceramic substrate supplier Tong Hsing Electronic Industries has reported net profits of NT$89.15 million (US$2.96 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down...

Tong Hsing president Heinz Ru

ChipMOS expects revenue growth in 2Q17

May 12, 12:22

ChipMOS Technologies, a backend house targeting the LCD driver IC and memory chip sectors, expects rising sales generated from the LCD driver IC and mixed-signal chip sectors in the...

Lite-On Semi 2Q17 revenues likely to grow up to 15%

May 11, 19:51

Market watchers now expect revenues at Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, to increase up to 15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017.

SMIC expects revenues to drop 3-6% in 2Q17

May 11, 15:42

China-based pure-play foundry SMIC expects to post a sequential decrease of 3-6% in revenues for the second quarter of 2017, with gross margin ranging from 25% to 27%.

Certification service firms IST, MA-tek post revenue growth in April

May 11, 15:13

Integrated Service Technology (IST) and Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek), two Taiwan-based certification service providers, have both reported on-year revenue growth for April...

TSMC obtains 12nm chip orders from fabless firms

May 11, 11:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has secured 12nm chip orders from Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion Technology and HiSilicon for the fabless firms' different chip...

Sumco lowering wafer shipments to XMC, say sources

May 11, 11:01

Sumco has reportedly cut its wafer shipments to Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC), and given priority to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Intel and...

Topco Scientific revenues drop 15% on year in April

Stockwatch - May 10, 16:00

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.877 billion (US$62.04 million) for April 2017, representing a 1.03% increase on month and 15.34% drop on year.

TSMC April revenues decrease

May 10, 14:19

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) revenues for April 2017 fell to a new low in 37 months.

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