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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...

Apex new plant to go online as scheduled

Jul 24, 17:51

Apex International, a Taiwan-invested PCB company in Thailand, will kick off commercial operations at its second plant in Thailand in the third quarter of 2013 as scheduled, despite...

Flexible PCB makers gearing up mass production for new iPhones

Jul 22, 21:04

Flexium Interconnect, Zhen Ding Technology and Career Technology reportedly have cut into the supply chain for Apple's next-generation iPhone devices slated for release in late September...

Chin-Poon to invest NT$3.26 billion for capacity ramp

Jul 16, 19:18

PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial plans to invest a total of NT$3.26 billion (US$109.2 million) to expand capacity for over the next four years, the company has announced.

PCB equipment maker Csun 2Q13 revenues gain over 80% sequentially

Jul 10, 21:58

Semiconductor and PCB manufacturing equipment provider Csun Manufacturing saw its revenues edge down 6.5% on month and 2.5% on year to NT$363 million (US$12.08 million) in June. However,...

PCB makers TPT, Tripod to benefit from production of Ultra HD TVs

Jul 2, 21:56

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics reportedly will begin volume production of Ultra HD TVs, a move which will benefit Taiwan-based optoelectronics board suppliers Taiwan PCB Techvest...

Apex to see revenues grow 10-15% in 2013

Jun 26, 22:06

Apex International, a Taiwan-invested PCB company in Thailand, is expected to see its revenues grow 10-15% in 2013, buoyed by additional production capacity coming from its new plant,...

Commentary: Inventory management poses challenge for PCB makers amid demand fluctuations

Jun 26, 12:00

In predicting the market condition, most PCB firms believe demand to be strong in the second half of 2013. The industry has been experiencing weak demand in the first half of 2013...

Unitech allocates more capacity to any-layer HDI board production

Jun 24, 22:03

Unitech Printed Circuit Board has shifted 50% of its total HDI board capacity to any-layer products, and continues to invest aggressively in improving its manufacturing process for...

Unimicron sets 2013 capex budget at NT$10-11 billion

Jun 21, 14:02

PCB maker Unimicron Technology has set a capex budget of NT$10-11 billion (US$331.5-364.7 million) for 2013, mainly to develop thinner, high-density chip-scale package (CSP) substrates,...

Unimicron chairman tze-chang Tseng

Chin-Poon expanding share in global automobile board market

Jun 19, 12:04

PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial is expected to further expand its share in the global automobile board market thanks to increasing purchases from Japan-based automakers, according...

PCB equipment makers Csun, Ampoc 2Q13 sales to rise

Jun 18, 13:37

Buoyed by a pull-in of equipment orders from the PCB sector, Csun Manufacturing and Ampoc Far East are expected to see their second-quarter sales rise significantly on quarter, according...

PCB maker Apex sees revenues up over 6% on year in May

Jun 10, 14:52

Apex International, a PCB maker in Thailand with investment from Taiwan, has reported revenues of NT$512 million (US$17.22 million) for May, down 11.3% on month but up 6.6% on year...

Auto PCBs to drive GBM revenue growth in 2013

Jun 6, 12:28

Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which makes PCBs and provides PCB assembly services, expects sales generated from its automotive product line to drive its revenue growth in 2013.

PCB backup board maker Aurona begins pilot runs at new plant in Taiwan

Jun 4, 15:01

PCB backup board maker Aurona Industries will begin pilot operations at its new plant in Taiwan soon and expects the new plant to gradually ramp up its capacity in the second half...

Taiwan PCB production value rises 3% in 2Q13, says IEK

Jun 3, 18:35

The production value of PCBs produced by Taiwan-based companies in Taiwan and China came to NT$119 billion (US$4 billion) in the second quarter of 2013, increasing 3% from the previous...

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