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  • Last update: Tuesday 19 May 2015 [713 news items]

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...

Prospects of HannStar Board, Gold Circuit moving upward in 2Q13

May 30, 12:04

Business prospects of notebook PCB makers HannStar Board and Gold Circuit Electronics will become more positive in the second quarter of 2013 due to improvements in capacity utilization...

PCB maker APCB looks to post record high revenues in May

May 29, 12:24

PCB maker Advanced Printed Circuit Board (APCB) is expected to see its revenues hit a new high in May due to improving capacity utilization rates of its plants in Taiwan, Thailand...

PCB firm Apex 2Q13 sales to rise over 10%

May 17, 14:13

Apex International, a Thailand-based PCB maker listed on the Taiwan stock market, is expected to report sales growth of more than 10% sequentially for the second quarter of 2013 on...

Drill bit maker Topoint sees net profits up over 27% on year in 1Q13

May 15, 12:28

Drill bit maker Topoint Technology has reported net profits of NT$59 million (US$1.98 million) for the first quarter of 2013, down 34.8% sequentially but up 27.2% on year. First-quarter...

PCB maker Tripod reports flat performance for 1Q13

May 9, 15:58

PCB maker Tripod Technology has reported revenues of NT$3.43 billion (US$116.27 million) for April, up 1.4% sequentially and 0.03% on year. For the first four months of 2013, revenues...

PCB maker Apex April revenues hit record high

May 8, 15:31

Apex International, a Thailand-based PCB maker listed on the Taiwan stock market, saw its revenues gain 12.4% on month and 43.6% on year to hit a record high of NT$577 million (US$19.5...

Drill bit maker Topoint April sales up

May 8, 14:47

Topoint Technology, which manufactures drill bits for the production of IC substrates and PCBs, has announced that consolidated revenues for April 2013 increased 10.9% sequentially...

PCB maker Unimicron remains cautious about 2Q13 prospects

May 2, 22:31

PCB manufacturer Unimicron Technology still remains cautious about its business outlook for the second quarter of 2013 after its revenues dropped 14% on quarter and 11% on year to...

Equipment supplier Csun expects strong 2Q13

Apr 30, 12:13

A rebound in orders lifted Csun Manufacturing's book-to-bill ratio to 1.52 at the end of the first quarter, indicating that the company's shipments and revenues will grow robustly...

Supply of any-layer PCBs to fall short in 2H13

Apr 29, 22:14

Global supply of any-layer HDI PCBs will likely struggle to keep up with demand in the second half of 2013, when the market for mobile devices enters its peak season, according to...

PCB inspection equipment maker Machvision reports strong earnings for 1Q13

Newswatch - Apr 24, 16:04

PCB and IC substrate inspection equipment maker Machvision has reported net profits of NT$50.5 million (US$1.69 million) for the first quarter of 2013, up 112.3% sequentially but...

PCB makers likely to ask for CCL price cuts on copper price falls

Apr 24, 15:47

Taiwan-based rigid and flexible PCB makers have reduced CCL (copper-clad laminate) procurement temporarily due to expected price drops arising from continual decreases in international...

Nanya PCB looks to flat performance in 2Q13

Apr 18, 14:35

Nanya PCB expects its sales to stay flat in the second quarter of 2013 after revenues dropped 10.1% sequentially and 13.1% on year to NT$6.54 billion (US$219.04 million) in the first...

Ichia to grow flexible PCB revenues in 2013

Apr 15, 23:46

Taiwan-based Ichia Technology expects to grow revenues generated from its flexible PCB (FPCB) business in 2013, on an improvement of its production yield rates.

Tripod, Apex March sales up

Apr 11, 21:46

PCB manufacturers Tripod Technology and Apex Circuit International have reported sequential increases in March revenues of about 14% and 8%, respectively.

PCB equipment makers Ampoc, Csun see order visibility extend to 3Q13

Apr 10, 22:09

PCB manufacturing equipment makers Ampoc Far East and Csun Manufacturing both are expected to see their revenues grow substantially in the second quarter as the two companies have...

PCB maker Unimicron 1Q13 sales fall more than 10%

Apr 10, 19:07

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan-based PCB manufacturer Unimicron Technology registered decreases of 16.5% sequentially and 10.7% on year in the first quarter of 2013.

Tripod, Chin-Poon look to steady shipments of telematics boards in 2013

Apr 2, 22:24

PCB makers Tripod Technology and Chin-Poon Industrial are expected to see their shipments of telematics boards grow steadily in 2013 as global sales of automobiles are estimated to...

Nanya PCB posts heavy losses for 2012

Newswatch - Mar 27, 15:36

PCB and IC substrate supplier Nanya PCB (NPC) has reported net losses of NT$2.06 billion (US$69.08 million) for 2012, reversing from a net profit of NT$3.17 billion recorded in the...

PCB maker Tripod posts EPS of over NT$5 for 2012

Newswatch - Feb 26, 14:44

PCB maker Tripod Technology has reported net profits of NT$2.93 billion (US$98.94 million) for 2012, decreasing 30.3% from a year earlier. For 2012, EPS reached NT$5.58 and gross...

Taiwan PCB makers to raise 2013 capex

Feb 5, 12:30

Major Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers including Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing and Unitech Printed Circuit Board have all set higher capex budgets for 2013, according to...

GBM expects auto and handset PCB demand to drive company growth in 2013

Feb 1, 14:24

Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which makes PCBs and provides PCB assembly services, expects brisk demand coming from the handset and automotive electronics sectors to drive its...

PCB firm Unimicron cautious about 1Q13

Jan 31, 21:38

PCB manufacturer Unimicron Technology has expressed caution about its business outlook for the first quarter of 2013, citing a seasonal slowdown in orders. All of its product segments...

HannStar Board to lower notebook PCB sales in 2013

Jan 21, 11:27

HannStar Board, the world's largest maker of notebook PCBs, aims to lower the ratio of notebook PCBs to 55-59% of its total sales in 2013 compared to 59% in the previous year amid...

FPCB maker Flexium to raise 2013 capex

Jan 18, 12:38

Flexible PCB manufacturer Flexium Interconnect expects its capex for 2013 to top the NT$1.7-1.8 billion (US$58.73-62.18 million) it spent in the previous year, with plans to upgrade...

Notebook PCB makers concerned about Dell buyout talks

Jan 17, 13:51

Notebook-use PCB makers are paying attention to the outcome of buyout talks reportedly being held between Dell and private-equity firms as the future development of the world's third-largest...

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