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Prospects of IC backend service industry remain promising: Q&A with UTAC Holdings CEO William John Nelson

49min ago

The IC backend service industry was capped by a flurry of merger and acquisition (M&A) activities in the fourth quarter of 2014: China's Zhangjiang Electronics acquired Singapore-based...

UTAC CEO William John Nelson

SPIL to deal out cash dividend of NT$3 for 2014

Mar 20, 15:21

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced the distribution of a dividend per share of NT$3 (US$0.10) for its 2014 operations.

Chipbond reports record revenues and profits for 2014

Mar 19, 22:46

LCD driver IC packaging and testing house Chipbond Technology has reported net profits of NT$2.55 billion (US$81 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$17.68 billion for 2014. Both...

Equipment supplier Scientech optimistic about performance in 2015

Mar 10, 20:36

Semiconductor equipment distributor Scientech is optimistic about its performance in 2015, citing clear order visibility for its wet-process packaging equipment for 12- and 8-inch...

SPIL February sales rise 16.2%

Mar 6, 14:19

Consolidated revenues at IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) increased 16.2% on year to NT$6.48 billion (US$205.7 million) in February 2015.

ASE orders equipment for NT$1.3 billion

Stockwatch - Feb 25, 21:03

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has purchased machinery and equipment from Advantest and Premtek International for a total of about NT$1.31 billion (US$41.75...

ASE, SPIL post double-digit revenue growth in January

Feb 12, 20:32

IC packaging and testing houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported increases of 25.6% and 14.3%, respectively, in consolidated...

ASE looks to 12-15% revenue drop in 1Q15

Feb 9, 11:32

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported record consolidated revenues and profits for 2014. For 2015, the IC backend house expects its quarterly sales to register sequential...

ASE CFO Joseph Tung

PTI reports increased revenues for January

Stockwatch - Feb 5, 21:30

Consolidated sales at Powertech Technology (PTI) increased 0.8% on month and 4.2% on year to NT$3.21 billion (US$101.7 million) in January 2014.

ASE to make further investment in Kaohsiung, says report

Stockwatch - Feb 4, 10:39

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) plans to invest a total of almost NT$100 billion (US$3.2 billion) in its manufacturing site in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, over the next four...

Accretech and ChipMOS to cooperate on process automation and equipment development

Feb 2, 21:54

ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda), a provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services, has signed a Letter of Intent to cooperate on the development of new equipment and...

SPIL 2014 profits almost double

Jan 29, 19:35

Packaging and testing company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported net profits of NT$11.73 billion (US$375.7 million) for 2014, up 99.1% from a year earlier. Earnings...

PTI profits soar in 2014

Jan 28, 15:33

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) swung to net profits of NT$3.24 billion (US$104.3 million) from losses of NT$3.21 billion in 2013. Net EPS for 2014 came to...

ChipMOS to allocate 30-40% of capex for driver-IC testing

Jan 19, 21:31

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies will allocate 30-40% of its planned capex for 2015 for upgrading its production lines for LCD driver ICs, according to the company.

ASE announces spin-off of subsidiary USI

Jan 15, 23:16

The board of directors of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) on January 15 passed resolutions to spin off its subsidiary Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), as part of an...

ChipMOS 2015 growth to near industry average, says chairman

Jan 14, 15:38

ChipMOS Technologies' sales for 2015 are forecast to rise about 7.5% similar to the industry average, according to SJ Cheng, chairman for the semiconductor assembly and test services...

ChipMOS chairman SJ Cheng expects the company to post an about 7.5% sales growth in 2015

ChipMOS 4Q14 sales meet guidance

Jan 12, 22:58

Consolidated revenues at ChipMOS Technologies came to about NT$5.8 billion (US$183.4 million) in the fourth quarter of 2014, down 0.2% on quarter but up 18.5% on year.

STATS ChipPAC to relocate China plant

Jan 6, 15:48

STATS ChipPAC has announced plans to relocate the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, STATS ChipPAC Shanghai (SCC), to a new manufacturing site in China.

PTI January-November sales rise 7%

Stockwatch - Dec 10, 11:08

Memory-IC packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) saw its cumulative 2014 sales through November increase 7% from a year earlier to NT$36.86 billion (US$1.18 billion)...

ASE November sales stay high

Stockwatch - Dec 10, 10:43

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated sales for November decreased 4.8% from a record high posted in the previous month. Sales for the first 11 months...

Micron, PTI partner for assembly and packaging services in China

Stockwatch - Dec 3, 22:10

Micron Technology and Powertech Technology (PTI) have entered into a series of agreements forming the basis of a long-term strategic relationship for assembly and packaging services...

ChipMOS 2015 capex to stay flat

Nov 27, 15:30

ChipMOS Technologies, which specializes in assembly and test services for LCD driver ICs and memory chips, is expected to maintain its 2015 capex at near 2014 levels, according to...

ChipMOS posts revenue and profit growth in 3Q14

Nov 17, 10:59

ChipMOS Technologies Taiwan has reported growth in both revenues and profits for the third quarter of 2014. The IC backend house expects fourth-quarter sales to register flat growth...

ChipMOS Taiwan, Thailin to merge

Nov 13, 10:06

ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) announced on November 12 that its board of directors has approved a plan to merge its subsidiaries ChipMOS Taiwan and Thailin Semiconductor. The board...

UTAC intros GQFN package for high-density applications

Nov 12, 15:22

UTAC, a Singapore-based semiconductor testing and assembly services provider, has announced that its new grid array flat no-lead (GQFN) package has received customer qualification...

TSMC to buy Qualcomm Taiwan factory for backend business expansion, says report

Newswatch - Nov 10, 13:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is mulling buying a Qualcomm factory in Taiwan as part of plans to expand its packaging and test business, according to a Chinese-language...

China firm in talks to buy STATS ChipPAC

Nov 7, 10:49

Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology has made a non-binding proposal to STATS ChipPAC to acquire all the shares in STATS ChipPAC on a fully diluted basis for an aggregate purchase...

Walton to buy HannStar LCM facility for NT$1 billion

Nov 3, 11:15

Memory-IC packaging and testing house Walton Advanced Engineering will take over an LCD module (LCM) factory, including cleanrooms and installed equipment, from HannStar Display for...

PTI sees profits up 146% on year in 3Q14

Oct 29, 12:01

IC backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported net profits of NT$958 million (US$31.52 million) for the third quarter of 2014, up 6.6% from the previous quarter...

ASE reports strong sales for September

Newswatch - Oct 9, 12:26

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) saw its revenues gain 22.5% on month and 25.8% on year to reach an all-time high of NT$25.65 billion (US$843.03 million) for September.

Micron reportedly in talks with PTI for setting up IC packaging/testing firm

Sep 24, 10:34

Micron Technology reportedly has held back plans to set up a joint IC packaging/testing company in China with Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and instead may build a backend...

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

ChipMOS to take a 19% share of JMC Electronics

Aug 14, 10:33

LCD driver IC backend service company ChipMOS Technologies will take up a 19% stake of COF (chip on film) substrate provider JMC Electronics, a subsidiary of Chang Wah Electromaterials,...

KYEC reports revenue gains for July

Newswatch - Aug 6, 21:58

IC backend service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported revenues of NT$1.5 billion (US$50.04 million) for July, increasing 4.5% from the previous month and 15.3% from...

SPIL looks to flat performance in 3Q14

Jul 31, 11:54

IC backend service provider Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) expects its sales to stay flat in the third quarter of 2014 due to inventory adjustments at the non-Apple camp,...

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