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Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending down 11.5% in 2013, says Gartner

Apr 10, 14:20

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending totaled US$33.8 billion in 2013, an 11.5% decline from 2012, according to Gartner. Wafer-level manufacturing equipment demand performed...

Taiwan February manufacturing production index down on month, says MOEA

Mar 25, 11:19

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 88.04 for February 2014, decreasing 12.37% on month but increasing 0.94% on year, according to the Ministry of...

STATS ChipPAC introduces FlexLine wafer level packaging method

Mar 12, 16:07

STATS ChipPAC has designed and implemented a new manufacturing method for wafer level packaging (WLP). This new approach is known as FlexLine.

Taiwan January manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Feb 25, 11:15

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 100.43 for January 2014, decreasing 3.32% on month and 1.93% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Chi Mei Materials plans to set up front-end polarizer factory in China

Feb 14, 14:09

Polarizer maker Chi Mei Materials Technology plans to invest NT$8 billion (US$264 million) to set up a front-end polarizer manufacturing factory in China.

Acer to have over 30% tablets manufactured by China makers in 2014

Feb 12, 22:01

Acer is expected to outsource over 30% of its tablet manufacturing to China-based makers in 2014 since China makers already have mature technologies, but are more competitive in terms...

Taiwan December manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Jan 24, 10:17

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 103.36 for December 2013, increasing 3.02% on month and 5.07% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Corning and GTOC announce manufacturing readiness for 3D-shaped Gorilla Glass

Jan 6, 11:15

Corning has announced the manufacturing readiness of a 3D glass-forming technology to shape Corning Gorilla Glass. Corning is targeting commercialization of finished 3D-shaped Gorilla...

Topco, Wahlee to enjoy particularly strong 1Q14

Dec 27, 14:18

Semiconductor material distributors Topco Scientific and Wahlee Industrial are both expected to report particularly strong results for the first quarter of 2014, thanks to orders...

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

Dec 24, 10:16

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 100.73 for November 2013, decreasing by 1.84% on month but increasing by 0.50% on year, according to the Ministry...

Compeq to report record revenues for 4Q13

Dec 13, 11:55

Compeq Manufacturing is expected to enjoy another quarter of record consolidated revenues in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to market sources. The PCB maker saw its November...

TSMC 28nm utilization rate to rebound in 1Q14

Dec 9, 21:37

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has seen its 28nm process utilization rate fall to 65-70% recently, due to a cutback of customer orders, according to industry sou...

Toshiba to end LCD TV manufacturing in China

Dec 2, 15:59

Toshiba has announced that it will end production of LCD TVs at Dalian Toshiba Television (DLTV) and close down the China plant by end of December 2013.

Taiwan makers ramp up PCB production in 3Q13, says IEK

Nov 29, 15:34

The production value of PCBs rolled out by Taiwan-based makers in Taiwan and China totaled NT$138.1 billion (US$4.65 billion) in the third quarter of 2013, up 14% sequentially and...

Globalfoundries gearing up for high-volume MEMS manufacturing

Nov 27, 11:39

Foundries will play a pivotal role in the MEMS industry's maturation, according to Gregg Bartlett, senior VP and chief technology officer at Globalfoundries. Mainstream foundries...

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Foxconn subsidiary Eson lists on TSE

Nov 26, 14:53

IT product design and manufacturing player Eson Precision Engineering, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), began listing on the Taiwan Stock Exchange...

Taiwan October manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Nov 26, 10:33

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 102.86 for October 2013, increasing 3.61% on month and 0.35% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Improved manufacturing capacity enabling production of larger TFT LCD displays, says DisplaySearch

Nov 20, 14:39

According to DisplaySearch, 58-inch and above displays are forecast to increase from nearly 3% of all TFT-LCDs produced in 2013 to nearly 5% in 2014, due to large-area display process...

SMIC forms R&D and manufacturing center for sensors, 3D IC

Oct 22, 16:14

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced the formation of an R&D and manufacturing center for sensors and 3D ICs, the Center for CVS3D...

NAND flash moves into next dimension as 3D manufacturing technology overtakes the market, says IHS

Oct 4, 11:59

With conventional semiconductor manufacturing technology soon to reach its limit in the NAND flash segment, suppliers of these memory chips are set to adopt 3D production techniques...

Taiwan August manufacturing production index down on month, year, says MOEA

Sep 27, 10:58

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 103.40 for August 2013, decreasing 1.67% sequentially and 0.59% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

Apple iPhone 5s carries US$199 BOM and manufacturing cost, IHS says

Sep 26, 14:47

Apple's new flagship product- the iPhone 5s- features some cutting-edge components that represent pioneering achievements for the smartphone market while maintaining a nearly identical...

TSMC stepping up purchases of 20nm manufacturing equipment

Sep 26, 11:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has stepped up its purchases of manufacturing equipment for its 20nm process which is slated to enter volume production in the first...

AMOLED capacity growing fast, says DisplaySearch

Sep 23, 15:41

With AMOLED display makers looking to increase performance and lower costs, material and equipment manufacturers have an opportunity to grow their businesses by providing products...

Global 2013 semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending to fall 8.5%, says Gartner

Sep 23, 14:38

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending is projected to total US$34.6 billion in 2013, down 8.5% from 2012 spending of US$37.8 billion, according to Gartner.

Taiwan IT players to benefit from new Apple iPhone products

Sep 9, 22:13

Taiwan component makers are expected to enjoy strong revenue growth as Apple is ready to release its new iPhone products. The assembly of the iPhone 5S is handled by Foxconn Electronics...

HP may cooperate with Flextronics in the Brazil notebook market

Sep 2, 21:42

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is reportedly considering cooperating with Flextronics for product manufacturing for the Brazil market, as the US-based vendor is said to be adopting a new business...

Decrease in manufacturing costs helps Xiaomi new Red Rice smartphone carry a US$85 BOM, says TrendForce

Aug 29, 21:41

According to global market research firm TrendForce, smartphone manufacturing costs are decreasing, which is changing the shipment proportion of handsets. In 2014, entry-level devices...

Kinpo-Compal releases 3D printer

Aug 26, 21:12

Kinpo-Compal Group has recently established a subsidiary to push own-brand consumer 3D printers and announced its first model under the brand name XYZprinting priced only less than...

Taiwan July manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Aug 26, 12:01

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 105.18 for July 2013, increasing 5.81% on month and 2% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Lenovo-Compal joint venture to outsource front-end manufacturing to China OEMs

Aug 12, 11:51

Lenovo and Compal Electronics' joint venture in China has recently started outsourcing its front-end manufacturing to China-based notebook OEMs, aiming to quickly raise its capacity,...

Apple shift in chip manufacturing strategy boosts semiconductor foundry business in 2013, says IHS

Aug 9, 11:05

In an illustration of the massive power it wields in the electronics supply chain, Apple's migration of the production of key semiconductors from Samsung Electronics to pure-play...

Outsourcing LCD TVs loses to in-house production, says IHS

Aug 1, 21:23

Fewer LCD TV sets were outsourced to contract makers in 2012 than in 2011, the result not only of increased internal production by barnstorming vendors in China and South Korea, but...

Jabil reportedly to enter notebook and smartphone manufacturing businesses

Jul 31, 22:06

US-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Jabil Circuit reportedly plans to enter the notebook and smartphone manufacturing businesses, as the company recently started...

Taiwan June manufacturing production index down sequentially, says MOEA

Jul 24, 11:36

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 99.43 for June 2013, decreasing by 4.67% on month and by 0.55% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

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  • Samsung+3D+V%2DNAND+SSD

    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

  • Applied+SEMVision+G6+defect+analysis+system+

    Applied SEMVision G6 defect analysis system

    Applied Materials has announced a suite of new defect review and classification technologies for its SEMVision family of products to accelerate time to yield for leading-edge chip...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

  • Intel+22nm+3D+tri%2Dgate+transistor+

    Intel 22nm 3D tri-gate transistor

    Intel will introduce a 3D transistor design called Tri-Gate, first disclosed by Intel in 2002, into high-volume manufacturing at the 22nm node in an Intel chip codenamed Ivy Bridge...

    Photo: Company, May 6.

  • Spansion+GL%2DS+family+of+NOR+flash

    Spansion GL-S family of NOR flash

    Designed for fast data access, interactivity and boot performance, the Spansion GL-S family enables electronic devices to start nearly instantly with the push of a button and provide...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

  • Intel+Atom+E600C+series

    Intel Atom E600C series

    The configurable Intel Atom E600C series features an Intel Atom E600 processor (Tunnel Creek) paired with an Altera Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) in a single package. The...

    Photo: Company, Dec 9.

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