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Apex sees increase in revenues, but drop in profits in 2013

Jun 26, 15:24

PCB maker Apex International has announced consolidated revenues of NT$6.34 billion (US$211.58 million) for 2013, up 11.1% on year, but the company's net profits dropped 35.35% on...

PCB maker Chin-Poon to kick off production of new plant in 1Q15

Jun 26, 13:58

The new PCB plant of Chin-Poon Industrial in Taoyuan, Taiwan will kick off commercial production at a monthly output of 62,500 square feet in the first quarter of 2015, according...

PCB maker TPT to ramp capacity by 1.5 million square feet in 2014

Jun 25, 16:14

PCB maker Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) plans to ramp up its capacity by 1.5 million square feet in 2014, aiming to boost its share in the global notebook board market to over 25% in...

PCB maker Dynamic swings back to profitability in 1Q14

Jun 11, 22:21

Rigid-flexible PCB maker Dynamic Electronics has reported net profits of NT$34.77 billion (US$1.16 million) for the first quarter of 2014, ending a five-quarter string of losses....

TPT, Tripod to see revenues grow 5-10% in 2Q14

Jun 10, 22:09

PCB makers Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) and Tripod Technology are expected to see their revenues grow 5-10% and 5%, respectively, in the second quarter of 2014 as compared to the previous...

T-Flex Techvest focuses on rigid-flexible PCBs for smartphones, tablets

Jun 6, 13:59

PCB maker T-Flex Techvest has generated profits for two straight quarters, buoyed by its focus on rigid-flexible PCB products for smartphones and tablets, according to industry sou...

Taiwan PCB production value down 14.1% sequentially in 1Q14, says IEK

May 30, 11:51

Factories set up by Taiwan-based PCB makers in Taiwan and China recorded total production value of NT$125.3 billion (US$4.14 billion) in the first quarter of 2014, decreasing 14.1%...

Taiwan PCB makers look to more orders from China-based Xiaomi

May 27, 15:55

Taiwan-based PCB makers are expected to land more orders, particularly for high-end HDI boards, from Xiaomi Technology as the China-based vendor has begun to ramp up shipments of...

HDI, any-layer board production lines to run at full capacity through June

May 23, 14:27

The production lines for HDI and any-layer boards at Taiwan's major PCB makers, including Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing, Tripod Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit...

Apex new capacity in Thailand comes online

May 21, 22:09

Apex International, a Taiwan-invested PCB maker in Thailand, has kicked off commercial operations for the first-phase capacity of its new plant. The plant will have a production capacity...

Chin-Poon Industrial expanding automotive PCB capacity

May 20, 21:12

Chin-Poon Industrial, the largest Taiwan-based automotive PCB maker with a global market share of about 10%, has started production capacity expansion with a planned investment of...

Manz to set up PCB equipment experimental factory in China

May 15, 22:02

Germany-based equipment maker Manz AG will invest CNY8.0 million (US$1.3 million) to establish a PCB production equipment experimental factory at its existing plant in Suzhou, eastern...

China PCB makers stepping into IC substrate sector

May 7, 21:49

China-based PCB maker Shennan Circuits has begun small-volume production of wirebond substrates with mass production to start in the third quarter of 2014. Fellow company Founder...

Taiwan PCB suppliers ramping HDI boards

May 5, 14:12

Taiwan-based PCB suppliers, including Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, have ramped up the capacity utilization rates of their HDI board...

TPT to ramp up PCB production capacity

Apr 22, 21:27

PCB maker Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) will ramp up its PCB capacity to 1.2 million square feet a month in the second quarter of 2014 and to 1.5 million square feet by the end of the...

Gold Circuit looks to swing back to profitability in 2014

Apr 22, 15:32

PCB maker Gold Circuit Electronics expects its operations to swing back to profitability in 2014 thanks to brisk sales of server and HDI boards. Sales of server-use boards currently...

Unitech to ramp up capacity for any-layer HDI and flex-rigid boards

Apr 16, 21:46

PCB maker Unitech Printed Circuit Board will spend NT$1.5 billion (US$49.62 million) to ramp up its production capacity of any-layer HDI boards and flex-rigid boards in 2014, according...

Some China PCB makers pose threat to Taiwan makers

Apr 11, 16:07

Some China-based PCB makers, including Founder Technology, Guangdong Goworld and Taigerbuilder Circuit (Suzhou), have entered the supply chains of Apple, Acer and HTC, becoming competitors...

PCB equipment supplier Ta Liang looks to strong sales in 1H14

Mar 31, 22:47

PCB and touch-panel equipment supplier Ta Liang Technology has said that demand for PCB manufacturing equipment has been strong in the first half of 2014, buoyed mainly by orders...

PCB makers poised for strong sales

Mar 24, 14:20

PCB equipment suppliers Csun Manufacturing, Machvision, Chime Ball Technology and Ampoc Far-East are poised for strong sales in the second and third quarters of 2014, buoyed by capacity...

ZTE to deepen cooperation with Taiwan-based PCB suppliers

Mar 10, 21:17

ZTE will further strengthen its cooperation with Taiwan-based PCB suppliers as it is deepening its deployment in the high-end smartphone segment, according to Lu Qianhao, ZTE's head...

China PCB makers begin shipping IC substrates and high-end PCBs

Feb 25, 16:07

China-based PCB makers have begun shipping IC substrates, high-end multi-layer boards and HDI boards for notebook, networking device and consumer electronics applications, which will...

Ichia sees strong 1Q14 on brisk flexible PCB orders

Feb 24, 21:38

Ichia Technologies expects to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2014, thanks to brisk orders of flexible PCBs (FPCB) for smartphones, tablets and car electronics applica...

Unitech looks to strong growth in automotive, any-layer HDI, rigid-flexible boards

Feb 20, 16:07

Shipments of automotive boards, any-layer HDI boards and rigid-flexible PCB boards will be growth drivers for Unitech Printed Circuit Board in 2014, according to the company.

Drill bit maker Topoint expects to report record revenues for 2014

Feb 19, 22:05

Topoint Technology expects its consolidated revenues to increase more than 10% to hit an annual high in 2014, thanks to growing sales of the company's OEM drilling services.

PCB firm Unimicron swings to 4Q13 loss

Feb 17, 11:55

PCB and IC substrate manufacturer Unimicron Technology slipped into the red in the fourth quarter of 2013, and has expressed caution about its business outlook for first-quarter 20...

Chin-Poon, Tripod report strong sales for January

Feb 13, 12:44

PCB makers Chin-Poon Industrial and Tripod Technology both have reported strong sales for January 2014, with automobile board specialist Chin-Poon seeing its monthly figures hit a...

Upstream PCB firms post revenue growth in January

Feb 10, 20:30

Replenishment demand for smartphones before the 2014 Lunar New Year buoyed January sales at upstream PCB suppliers including Co-Tech Copper Foil, Fulltech Fiber Glass, Topoint Technology...

PCB maker GBM expects return to profitability in 2014

Jan 23, 20:45

PCB maker Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which also provides PCB assembly services, expects to return to profitability in 2014. Brisk demand coming from the automotive electronics...

PCB makers shifting more production for server, networking and base station applications

Jan 15, 21:53

PCB makers including HannStar Board, Gold Circuit Electronics, Tripod Technology and BoardTek Electronics have been shifting their production capacity for production of PCBs for servers,...

Zhen Ding replaces Unimicron as Taiwan largest PCB maker

Jan 10, 10:41

Zhen Ding Technology has announced consolidated revenues grew 15.8% to NT$64.25 billion (US$2.14 billion) in 2013, replacing fellow company Unimicron Technology as the largest PCB...

Chime Ball Technology shipping direct-imaging exposure lithography equipment

Jan 9, 15:41

PCB equipment supplier Chime Ball Technology, in cooperation with US-based Maskless Lithography, has delivered its newly developed direct-imaging (DI) exposure equipment to clients...

Flexible PCB makers optimistic about 1Q14

Jan 7, 15:39

Flexible PCB manufacturers Zhen Ding Technology, Flexium Interconnect, Career Technology and Ichia Technologies have expressed optimism about their performance in the first quarter...

China PCB makers to compete against Taiwan suppliers in HDI board segment

Jan 2, 12:25

The rise of China's PC, smartphone and LCD TV industries has triggered heavy investments, and consequently sustained growth for the PCB supply chain in China, enabling China-based...


Notebook PCB specialists HannStar Board, GCE eyeing return to profitability

Dec 27, 10:18

HannStar Board and Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE), which specialize in the manufacture of notebook-use PCBs, are both expected to return to profitability in the fourth quarter of...

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