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IC testing firm Ardentec to ramp capacity by 50%

Aug 20, 15:21

Wafer and mixed-signal IC testing service company Ardentec has completed construction of a new cleanroom measuring 4,300 square meters. Utilizing the new cleanroom, Ardentec will...

Ardentec president Chi-ming Chang

China-based Changjiang narrows gap with Taiwan IC backend service firms

Jun 26, 12:16

China-based IC backend service company Changjiang Electronics Technology has shifted its focus to more advanced technologies such as wafer-level, FC CSP and bumping packaging processes,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC backend production value to expand 5.9% in 2014

Apr 11, 10:47

The production value of Taiwan's IC testing and packaging industry is expected to grow 5.9% in 2014, higher than the 4.9% growth posted a year earlier, as well as the 4.2% growth...

Testing solution provider Chroma Ate posts 2013 EPS of NT$3.21

Feb 17, 12:26

Chroma Ate, which provides integrated and customized solutions for test and measurement instruments, has announced net profits for 2013 increased 31% to NT$1.18 billion (US$39 million)...

KYEC to expand capacity in 2014

Dec 26, 21:37

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has completed construction of a new plant in Taiwan with volume production to kick off in the second quarter of 2014, according to the IC testing services...

Ardentec may see 2014 revenues rise over 10%

Dec 25, 14:29

Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec is expected to report more than 10% growth in consolidated revenues for 2014, with improved operating and gross margins, according...

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

IC testing firm Ardentec expects 4Q13 sales to drop up to 5%

Nov 13, 15:50

Ardentec, a Taiwan-based provider of wafer and mixed-signal IC testing services, expects to post an up to 5% sequential decrease in fourth-quarter sales. The firm has reported consolidated...

ASE looks to 6-8% sequential revenue growth in 4Q13

Oct 30, 22:13

IC backend service company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects its revenues to grow 6-8% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013, but will also see its gross margin...

Advantest expects modest growth in ATE demand through 2014

Oct 4, 11:19

The global market for automated test equipment (ATE) is expected to see modest growth in 2013 and 2014, but will likely start to cycle down in 2015, according to Advantest Taiwan...

ChipMOS to enjoy mid-to-high single digit sales growth in 3Q13

Oct 1, 22:08

IC backend services company ChipMOS Technologies is expected to see its revenues grow by a mid-to-high single digit rate in the third quarter of 2013 buoyed by strong demand from...

SPIL 3Q13 revenues to stay flat or drop slightly in September

Sep 17, 22:13

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is expected to see its sales for September stay flat or drop slightly from August before bouncing up in the first half of October buoyed by...

WAE expects revenue proportion for specialty DRAM to rise to 80% by end of 2013

Sep 17, 11:38

Taiwan-based memory packaging and testing service provider Walton Advanced Engineering (WAE) saw specialty DRAM packaging/testing services account for 74% of its second-quarter 2013...

STATS ChipPAC, Sigurd look to sustained growth in 3Q13

Sep 10, 21:46

IC backend service companies STATS ChipPAC Taiwan and Sigurd Microelectronics have received a handful of orders that will help them sustain strong revenues in the third quarter of...

Sigurd expected to report record 3Q13 sales on quad-core chip orders from MediaTek

Aug 30, 10:56

IC testing firm Sigurd Microelectronics is expected to report record revenues for the third quarter of 2013, thanks to a pull-in of orders for quad-core chip solutions from MediaTek,...

KYEC lands MEMS gyroscope testing orders

Aug 20, 12:37

IC testing services provider King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has landed orders for MEMS gyroscopes from a US-based vendor, with initial orders focusing on tri-axis gyroscopes, and 6-axis...

Taiwan 3Q13 IC backend production value to register slight growth, says IEK

Aug 16, 16:13

The production value of Taiwan's IC packaging and testing industry sectors will register sequential growth of 4.6% and 4.3%, respectively, in the third quarter of 2013, according...

KYEC 2Q13 profits soar over 50%

Aug 5, 16:04

Taiwan-based King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides chip probing and final test services mainly for LCD driver ICs and handset-related solutions such as CMOS image sensors,...

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...

YoungTek looks to flat performance in 3Q13

Jul 31, 15:09

YoungTek Electronics (YTEC), which provides backend services for LED and IC testing and sorting, expects its sales to stay flat in the third quarter of 2013 due to a slowdown in equipment...

KYEC, Sigurd 3Q13 sales to see modest growth

Jul 22, 15:33

IC testing houses King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics are expected to see their third-quarter revenues increase by a modest single-digit level sequentially, according...

Lumax reports decreased sales for 1H13, but positive about 2H13

Jul 12, 12:33

Process control solution vendor Lumax International has reported revenues of NT$535 million (US$17.82 million) for June, up 28% sequentially but down 14.2% on year. For the first...

Chipbond, YoungTek to expand LCD driver IC testing capacity in 2Q13

May 10, 16:03

Taiwan-based IC backend service houses Chipbond Technology and YoungTek Electronics plan to ramp up their testing capacity for LCD driver chips by 20% and 30%, respectively, in the...

KYEC, Giga Solution see in-house developed equipment attract new orders

Apr 26, 11:22

IC testing houses King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Giga Solution Tech have both developed their own manufacturing equipment, which is helping the companies attract new orders,...

KYEC lands new orders for MEMS testing

Apr 25, 22:18

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has grabbed orders for tri-axis accelerometers used in low-to-mid cost smartphones from a major MEMS IDM, with shipments kicking off...

KYEC to see IC backend service orders booming in 2Q13

Apr 24, 22:04

IC backend service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) is expected to see its revenues for the second quarter of 2013 grow 10-15% over the NT$3.38 billion (US$113.44 million) recorded...

ChipMOS sees orders for NAND flash, driver ICs pick up

Apr 18, 21:18

ChipMOS Technologies, which specializes in assembly and test services for LCD driver ICs and memory chips, has seen orders for NAND flash memory and small-size panel driver ICs pick...

Chipbond reports record high earnings for 2012

Newswatch - Mar 19, 15:37

LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses Chipbond Technology has reported net profit of NT$2.55 billion (US$85.71 million) for 2012, representing an increase of 43.4% from the year...

IC testing firms post revenue drops in February

Mar 12, 15:35

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Sigurd Microelectronics and STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor all suffered sequential revenue decreases in February 2013, due to inventory adjustments...

ASE, SPIL to see sales rebound in March

Mar 8, 15:04

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) both have reported decreased sales for February, but their sales are expected to gain momentum...

KYEC looks to brisk sales in LCD driver IC and CMOS image sensor testing services in 1H13

Feb 26, 22:06

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects its testing lines for LCD driver ICs and CMOS image sensors to continue booming in the first half of 2013, particularly for CMOS image...

IC backend firms to suffer setback in January-February, says SPIL chair

Jan 31, 12:15

IC packaging and testing companies will suffer setbacks in revenues during January and February because of inventory adjustments at clients, as well as fewer working days due to the...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Display and DRAM industries ready to rebound, says Advantest Taiwan president

Jan 17, 11:59

The display and DRAM industries have both hit bottom, and are likely to stage a rebound in 2013, according to Advantest Taiwan president CH Wu.

Wafer probing demand to pick up in 2Q13, says KYEC chairman

Jan 16, 16:17

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects to see a rebound in wafer probing orders starting the second quarter of 2013, as demand coming from the smartphone and tablet sectors...

Seasonal factors push KYEC revenues down in 4Q12

Jan 8, 13:58

IC testing firm King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has announced that revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012 slipped 7.8% sequentially to NT$3.28 billion (US$112.9 million), citing seasonal...

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