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Panasonic set to discontinue ALIVH board production in Taiwan

Dec 2, 11:09

Panasonic Taiwan has filed a statement indicating it will discontinue production of ALIVH (any layer interstitial via hole) boards in 2014 indicating Panasonic's move to phase out...

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...

PCB maker Tripod expects flat 4Q13 sales

Nov 25, 21:20

Tripod Technology expects its fourth-quarter sales to stay flat on quarter. Falling orders for conventional PCs and TVs will be offset by steady growth in those for automotive and...

Taiwan flexible PCB makers 3Q13 profits surge

Nov 14, 20:29

Flexium Interconnect and Zhen Ding Technology have reported sequential increases of 180% and 75.9%, respectively, in net profits for the third quarter of 2013, while Career Technology...

Compeq looks to post record high revenues in 4Q13

Nov 12, 21:55

PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing is expected to see its revenues hit a new high in the fourth quarter of 2013, buoyed by strong demand for HDI boards from smartphone vendors, according...

Most PCB equipment suppliers suffer decreased sales in October

Nov 8, 15:41

Most PCB manufacturing equipment suppliers including Machvision, Chime Ball Technology and Ampoc Far-East have all reported decreased sales for October due to a slowdown in capacity...

Apex posts record revenues for October

Nov 5, 20:18

PCB manufacturer Apex International saw its consolidated revenues climb to an all-time high of NT$592 million (US$20 million) in October 2013. However, sales are likely to fall through...

Demand for high-end PCBs promising: Q&A with Manz executive Alex Liu

Oct 31, 11:37

Disappointing sales of high-end smartphones and other unfavorable factors have discouraged PCB makers from spending money on capacity building since the the second half of 2013. However,...

Manz Taiwan

Unimicron 3Q13 net profits top over NT$400 million

Oct 30, 22:06

PCB maker Unimicron Technology has reported net profits of NT$406 million (US$13.78 million) for the third quarter of 2013, up 21.9% from the previous quarter. But net profits for...

PCB material supplier Aurona to post profit growth in 2H13

Oct 30, 12:17

PCB backup board supplier Aurona Industries is expected to post profit growth of 25-30% sequentially in the third quarter. Overall profits for the second half of 2013 are set to be...

Austria-based PCB maker AT&S building new IC substrate plant in China

Oct 25, 12:13

AT&S is currently building a new IC substrate plant in Chongqing, China with volume production slated for year-end 2014. The new plant will have a production capacity of 100,000...

Drill bit maker Topoint eyeing growing OEM drilling business

Oct 24, 15:32

Drill bit maker Topoint Technology expects its OEM drilling services to drive revenue growth for the company in 2014.

Unitech to ramp up HDI, rigid-flex PCB capacity in 2014

Oct 24, 15:23

Unitech Printed Circuit Board is likely to maintain its capex budget for 2014 at NT$1.5 billion (US$51.1 million), mainly for ramping up its production capacity of HDI and rigid-flex...

PCB and touch panel equipment maker Taliang scheduled for TSE listing

Oct 1, 14:00

Taliang Technology is scheduled to debut on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on October 21, with a planned listing price of NT$30 (US$1.02), according to the Taiwan-based equipment...

Apex 3Q13 sales to rise up to 10%

Sep 30, 21:20

PCB manufacturer Apex International is expected to see its third-quarter revenues increase 6-10% sequentially, buoyed by a seasonal rise in demand for TV controller boards, according...

PCB makers delay capacity ramp projects, affecting 4Q13 sales of equipment suppliers

Sep 25, 21:57

PCB makers may delay their capacity ramp projects originally slated for the fourth quarter of 2013 which will affect sales performance of PCB equipment suppliers in the quarter, according...

HannStar Board cuts notebook board ratio to 50%

Sep 18, 12:15

PCB maker HannStar Board has managed to reduce the ratio of notebook-use PCBs to 50% of its total PCB products from the previous 60% as part of the company's efforts to improve its...

PCB maker Chin-Poon to post monthly revenues of NT$1.6 billion during September-November

Sep 17, 15:38

PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial is expected to post monthly revenues of over NT$1.6 million (US$54.06 million) during the September-November period of 2013, buoyed by steady shipments...

PCB maker GBM likely to swing back to profitability in 3Q13

Sep 17, 15:22

PCB maker Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) is expected to swing to profitability in the third quarter of 2013 after posting a loss of NT$76 million (US$2.57 million) in the first half...

Taiwan PCB makers report mixed August revenues

Sep 9, 22:21

Unimicron Technology and Tripod Technology both saw their August sales increase about 3% sequentially, while Apex International's revenues slipped 3.4% on month, according to financial...

Taiwan PCB suppliers see little impact from SK Hynix China plant fire

Sep 6, 10:27

Tripod Technology and APCB both expect little impact from a recent fire at SK Hynix' China plant. PC DRAM is already in oversupply, the firms said.

PCB backup board maker Aurona cuts into supply chain in Korea, say sources

Sep 2, 21:51

PCB backup board maker Aurona Industries is expected to see its sales gain momentum in the second half of 2013, as it has managed to cut into the supply chains of Korea-based IC substrate...

Ichia flexible PCB sales rise 11% in August

Sep 2, 21:46

Ichia Technologies' flexible PCB (FPCB) business posted revenues of NT$648 million (US$21.8 million) in August, up 11% sequentially and hitting the highest monthly level for 2013.

Taiwan PCB makers ramping production of any-layer HDI boards

Aug 27, 21:22

PCB makers Compeq Manufacturing, Unitech Printed Circuit Board and Unimicron Technology have been ramping up the production of any-layer HDI boards, eliminating the likelihood of...

PCB and CCL makers to benefit from 4G infrastructure projects in Taiwan and China

Aug 26, 21:42

PCB makers BoardTek Electronics and Gold Circuit Electronics as well as CCL maker Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) all are expected to benefit from the build-ups of 4G infrastructure...

Taiwan PCB production value to decrease 3.1% in 2013, says IEK

Aug 23, 12:09

The production value of PCBs produced by Taiwan-based companies in Taiwan and China is forecast to decrease 3.06% to NT$499.6 billion (US$16.68 billion) in 2013, according to the...

PCB exposure equipment maker CBT conservative about 2H13 outlook

Aug 21, 10:51

PCB exposure equipment maker Chime Ball Technology (CBT) is conservative about the business outlook for the second half of 2013 due to low capacity utilization rates at PCB supplie...

Chime Ball chairman

Ichia flexible PCB business to post 20% sales rise in 3Q13

Aug 15, 20:47

Ichia Technologies is expected to post a 20% sequential rise in revenues generated from its flexible PCB (FPCB) business in the third quarter of 2013. However, the company's handset...

PCB makers Gold Circuit and HannStar Board aim to turn around in 3Q13

Aug 14, 22:10

PCB makers Gold Circuit Electronics and HannStar Board have continued to report losses for the second quarter of 2013. To improve their financial results for the third quarter, both...

Taiwan flexible PCB makers July sales up significantly

Aug 12, 21:37

Flexium Interconnect, Zhen Ding Technology and Career Technology have reported increases in July consolidated revenues from the previous month of 66.3%, 29.6% and 55.7%, respective...

Copper foil maker Co-Tech posts flat performance in July

Aug 7, 15:06

Copper foil maker Co-Tech Copper Foil has reported revenues of NT$279 million (US$9.32 million) for July, up 2.8% sequentially but down 33.7% on year. For the first seven months,...

PCB equipment suppliers Machvision, Chime Ball post strong earnings in 1H13

Aug 6, 16:19

PCB equipment suppliers Machvision and Chime Ball Technology both have reported strong earnings for the first half of 2013, but are conservative about the business outlook for the...

Unimicron sees profits decline sharply in 2Q13

Aug 1, 14:52

PCB maker Unimicron Technology saw its net profits slide 52% sequentially to NT$268 million (US$8.95 million) in the second quarter of 2013. Second-quarter EPS stood at NT$0.22 compared...

HDI board production utilization to stay high in 2H13

Jul 24, 22:33

PCB makers' utilization rates for HDI boards, particularly any-layer HDI boards, will remain high despite recent speculation suggesting weaker-than-expected demand for high-end smartphones,...

Ichia looks to flexible PCBs for 3Q13 growth

Jul 24, 21:59

Ichia Technologies expects to see its flexible PCB capacity utilization rate rise to 60% in the third quarter, from 50% in the second, which will buoy the company's overall gross...

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