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  • Last update: Thursday 30 October 2014 [189 news items]

Keeping industrial interesting: Q&A with analog and mixed signal solution provider Maxim

May 10, 16:46

According to analog and mixed-signal semiconductor maker Maxim Integrated Products, the industrial segment has been the fastest growing analog semiconductor segment over the past...

Maxim's Chris Neil, senior VP, Industrial and Medical Solutions Group

Industrial automation market shows signs of revival, says Delta

May 4, 10:23

The industrial automation market has been in a slump since second-half 2011 due to limited capital from China-based banks. However, the market has been showing signs of revival in...

Delta

Litemax expects 2012 gross margin to remain around 30%

Apr 18, 01:20

LCD maker Litemax reported average 2011 gross margin of 33%. Litemax has been focusing on niche markets such as providing LCD modules for industrial computers. The firm will begin...

Protective component makers post sales growth in March

Apr 6, 14:26

Thinking Electronic Industrial and Polytronics Technology, which make circuit protection components for handsets and PCs, both saw their consolidated revenues increase more than 10%...

Taiwan PCB production value to rise 5% in 2012

Feb 24, 15:09

Taiwan's PCB production value is forecast to rise 4.9% to NT$526 billion (US$17.8 billion) in 2012, after nearly flat growth in 2011, according to the Industrial Economics and Knowledge...

Any-layer HDI PCBs are seeing growing adoption among smartphones and mobile PC devices

Thinking Electronic positive about ultrabook demand

Feb 10, 11:56

Protective component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial expects orders coming from the ultrabook sector to become strong later in 2012, which will drive company revenues.

APCB expects Thai flood losses of US$16 million

Jan 20, 01:10

Advanced Printed Circuit Board (APCB) has estimated that its production subsidiary in Ayutthaya, northwest Thailand, will post losses of THB493 million (US$15.6 million) related to...

Delta to set up power supply plant for industrial automation equipment, electric cars

Dec 26, 09:42

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics plans to set up a new plant as well as an R&D center for the development of power supply devices for industrial automation equipment and electric...

Yancey Hai

Taiwan PCB production value to slip 4% in 4Q11

Dec 8, 16:32

Taiwan's PCB production value is set to decrease 4% sequentially to NT$129.8 billion (US$4.3 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2011, due to a slowdown in orders, predicted the Industrial...

Asustek, Acer reduce ultrabook orders by 40%

Nov 10, 01:25

Asustek Computer and Acer have recently reduced their ultrabook orders from 250,000-300,000 units originally to 150,000-180,000 units by the end of 2011 due to the unsatisfactory...

Pressure sensors to become top MEMS device by 2014, says IHS

Oct 28, 12:13

Pressure sensors will become the leading MEMS device by 2014, thanks to their relatively high prices and expanding use in a host of automotive, medical and industrial applications,...

IC distributor Weikeng posts strong earnings in January-September period

Oct 21, 14:20

IC distributor Weikeng Industrial has reported pre-tax profits of NT$647 million (US$21.12 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$24.66 billion for the first three quarters of 201...

Flood in Thailand unlikely to bring more orders to Taiwan ODMs

Oct 18, 01:25

Facing the flood that is impacting their production lines in Thailand, several digital still camera (DSC) brand vendors such as Nikon and Sony are likely to shift back the production...

HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

Transcend showcases products at Global Gaming Expo

Oct 5, 16:32

Taiwan-based memory module maker Transcend Information is exhibiting its products used in industrial control, including SSDs, memory modules and ruggedized memory cards, at the 2011...

Transcend

IPC player Ibase spends NT$347 million to expand capacity

Sep 20, 01:35

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) player Ibase announced it will spend NT$347 million (US$11.63 million) to purchase land property and production plants in Taiwan to expand its capacity...

Taiwan to cooperate with EU on IT research

Sep 15, 01:30

Representatives from Taiwan's National Science Council (NSC) and Industrial Technology Research Institute of the Ministry of Economic Affairs are set to have a conference with the...

Niching expects flat or slight growth in 3Q11 revenues

Sep 1, 11:59

IC material distributor Niching Industrial expects revenues to stay flat or grow slightly in the third quarter of 2011, reflecting weak demand from the memory IC substrate sector,...

IC material distributor Niching posts revenue decline in July

Aug 12, 16:56

IC material distributor Niching Industrial saw its revenues decline 20% sequentially and 22% on year to NT$87 million (US$3 million) in July, lower than company expectations. For...

ASE core ATM business likely to post 2% sales growth in 3Q11

Aug 4, 01:35

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is expected to see sales of its ATM (assembly test and material) division increase about 2% sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, according...

Macronix, Winbond to see increasing overlap in NOR flash products with larger peers

Aug 2, 12:35

Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have extended their market reach beyond consumer electronics, and consequently, the overlap between...

Protective component suppliers to see lower growth in 3Q11

Jul 1, 14:16

Protective component makers Thinking Electronic Industrial and Polytronics Technology (PTTC) both expect their revenues to grow by a small margin in the third quarter after posting...

ITRI forms industrial association to develop plant factories in Taiwan

Jun 30, 12:18

Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has formed an industrial association aiming to promote the development of plant factories in Taiwan with more than 20 companies...

Shuttle lands Android tablet PC orders from China-based Hasee

May 26, 01:25

Mini-PC and notebook maker Shuttle has recently landed orders for Android-based tablet PCs from China-based brand vendor Hasee, according to sources from upstream component makers;...

Toshiba reportedly abandoning ideas for developing Wintel-based tablets and Chromebooks

May 24, 01:00

Japan-based notebook brand vendor Toshiba reportedly has abandoned ideas for developing Windows 7-based tablet PCs and Chromebooks as the two devices have already disappeared from...

Tablet PCs with cooling fans to account for 5-10% of total shipments in 2012

May 5, 01:00

Despite that most tablet PCs do not adopt cooling fans because of their low power consumption, Taiwan-based cooling fan makers have pointed out that vendors are starting to adopt...

Niching Industrial posts strong profit for 1Q11

May 4, 15:16

Semiconductor material distributor Niching Industrial has posted net profits of NT$29.7 million (US$1.05 million) or an EPS of NT$0.88 for the first quarter of 2011. The EPS was the...

Solid capacitor makers to further expand capacity for 2011

Apr 22, 15:06

With the supply of solid capacitors from Nippon Chemi-con having been reduced after the March 11 earthquake, Taiwan-based solid capacitor makers, including Taiwan Chinsan Electronic...

Taiwan market: Acer announces new Timeline notebooks; aims to sell 6 million units

Apr 7, 01:10

Acer has announced its third-generation Timeline notebooks featuring Intel's Sandy Bridge processor and ultra-thin industrial design in Taiwan and the company is aiming to sell six...

Taiwan market: Motorola announces pre-order for 10-inch Xoom

Mar 29, 01:10

US-based handset brand Motorola has announced pre-order for 200 of its 10-inch Xoom tablet PC in Taiwan with the price of the 32GB model at NT$19,980 (US$678) and will start shipping...

Wah Hong to boost monthly capacity to 67 million units

Mar 25, 01:05

Amid increasing demand for optical films, Wah Hong Industrial is actively improving its production efficiency and monthly capacity is expected to increase to 67 million units, up...

Thinking wins thermo-sensitive resistor orders from US tablet PC vendors

Mar 23, 01:15

Protective component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial has received thermo-sensitive resistor orders for US-based tablet PC vendors, according to the company.

AOpen to relocate China factory to Wistron industrial park

Mar 21, 10:34

AOpen will invest US$3.5 million to relocate its factory from Zhongshan City, southern China, to an optoelectronics park developed by Wistron also in Zhongshan, according to AOpen.

Wah Hong and Wellypower report sequential drop in February revenues

Mar 8, 14:50

Optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial saw its consolidated revenues decrease by 12.52% sequentially, and CCFL supplier and LED chip packaging company Wellypower Optronics' revenues...

Global chip sales up 14% on year in January, says SIA

Mar 8, 11:13

Worldwide semiconductor sales for January 2011 were US$25.5 billion, a gain of 1.5% from the prior month when sales were US$25.2 billion, according to SIA. Sales on an annual basis...

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    Winbond TS16949-certified, AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory

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    Macronix SLC NAND

    Macronix International has announced its first single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash memory. Dubbed MX30LF, the new SLC NAND family is designed for code and data storage in a wide range...

    Photo: Company, Feb 10.

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    ZMDI ZSSC3008 sensor IC

    Zentrum Mikroelektronik Dresden (ZMDI), a supplier of analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial and medical applications, has introduced the ZSSC3008 sensor signal...

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