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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...

Flex PCB makers upgrading capacities to secure Apple orders

Dec 25, 20:17

Flexium Interconnect, Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Career Technology are upgrading their flex PCB production capacities in order to meet strict requirements for the iPhone and...


PCB maker TPT expanding capacity at China factory

Dec 25, 14:49

Optoelectronic PCB specialist Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) is expanding monthly production capacity at its factory in Chongqing, western China, from 600,000 square feet in the third...

Zhen Ding December revenues to be higher than expected

Dec 23, 22:02

PCB maker Zhen Ding is expected to post higher-than-expected revenues of more than NT$7 billion (US$236.55 million) for December, buoyed by demand for flexible PCBs and HDI boards...

PCB makers conservative about expanding HDI board capacity

Dec 23, 16:45

Major Taiwan-based HDI board suppliers, including Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing, and Unitech Printed Circuit Board are cautious about implementing capacity ramp projects...

PCB maker Apex 2013 revenues to grow more than 10%

Dec 20, 11:49

Apex International, a Thailand-based PCB maker listed on the Taiwan stock Exchange (TSE), is expected to report more than 10% growth in consolidated revenues for 2013, according to...

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...

PCB equipment supplier Csun braces for strong sales in 1Q14

Dec 11, 14:43

PCB, FDP and semiconductor manufacturing equipment supplier Csun Manufacturing is expected to see its sales post significant sequential growth in the first quarter of 2014 buoyed...

PCB backup board maker Aurona reports strong sales for November

Dec 9, 15:24

PCB backup board supplier Aurona Industries has reported revenues of NT$101 million (US$3.4 million) for November, which were almost on par with those reported for October, thanks...

BoardTek PCB sales to gain momentum in 2014

Dec 5, 21:23

Taiwan-based BoardTek Electronics, which focuses on production of PCBs for base stations and server applications, will see its sales gain a boost in 2004, buoyed by the installation...

Automobile board maker Chin-Poon to operate at over 90% of capacity in 4Q13

Dec 4, 21:57

Automobile board maker Chin-Poon Industrial is expected to operate at over 90% of its production capacity in the fourth quarter of 2013, while revenues will decline within a range...

PCB equipment supplier Machvision posts sequential revenue gains in November

Dec 3, 21:50

PCB equipment supplier Machvision has announced revenues of NT$38 million (US$1.28 million) for November, up 5.5% on month but down 6.3% on year. For the first 11 months of 2013,...

FPCB maker Ichia expects 4Q13 sales to rise 10%

Dec 3, 11:12

Flexible PCB (FPCB) and keypad maker Ichia Technologies expects its fourth-quarter revenues to increase by about 10% sequentially, driven mainly by rising sales of its FPCB product...

FPCB makers Zhen Ding, Flexium set for strong 4Q13

Dec 2, 21:14

Flexible PCB makers Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect are both expected to report more than 30% sequential growth in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013,...

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,...

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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.

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