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Testing instrument supplier Chroma reports decreased revenues for May

Jun 12, 12:13

Chroma ATE, which provides integrated and customized solutions for test and measurement instruments, has reported revenues of NT$835 million (US$27.84 million) for May, down 3.6%...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC backend production value to expand 5.9% in 2014

Apr 11, 10:47

The production value of Taiwan's IC testing and packaging industry is expected to grow 5.9% in 2014, higher than the 4.9% growth posted a year earlier, as well as the 4.2% growth...

Sporton, GCF to jointly host testing technology forum in April

Newswatch - Apr 7, 16:04

Mobile phone testing company Sporton International and the Global Certification Forum (GCF) will jointly hold a symposium in Taipei from April 8-11 to discuss related testing technology...

ITRI OCP Global Certification Testing Center opens in Taiwan

Mar 5, 14:09

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on March 4 hosted an Open Compute Project (OCP) Taiwan Forum and announced the opening of the ITRI...

SMIC, JCET form JV for 12-inch bumping and testing

Feb 21, 14:26

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), an IC assembly and test services provider in China, have established a joint...

Testing solution provider Chroma Ate posts 2013 EPS of NT$3.21

Feb 17, 12:26

Chroma Ate, which provides integrated and customized solutions for test and measurement instruments, has announced net profits for 2013 increased 31% to NT$1.18 billion (US$39 million)...

Ardentec lands orders for 20nm chips from TSMC, says report

Newswatch - Jan 22, 14:19

Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec has secured orders for 20nm chips from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), according to a Chinese-language Economic...

PTI to grow sales of logic IC backend service biz in 2014

Dec 26, 10:29

Memory-IC packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to enjoy significant growth in sales of its logic IC backend service business in 2014, thanks to...

PTI chairman DK Tsai expresses optimism about company logic IC backend service business

Ardentec may see 2014 revenues rise over 10%

Dec 25, 14:29

Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec is expected to report more than 10% growth in consolidated revenues for 2014, with improved operating and gross margins, according...

ITRI to cooperate with UL to set up fuel cell testing laboratory

Dec 20, 10:52

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has signed a letter of intent with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) to establish a fuel cell testing...

ChipMOS to nearly halve capex for 2014

Dec 19, 22:04

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies plans to allocate NT$1.8 billion (US$60.2 million) for its capex in 2014, down from NT$3.5 billion in 2013.

IC testing firm Ardentec expects 4Q13 sales to drop up to 5%

Nov 13, 15:50

Ardentec, a Taiwan-based provider of wafer and mixed-signal IC testing services, expects to post an up to 5% sequential decrease in fourth-quarter sales. The firm has reported consolidated...

Sporton October revenues hit record high on rising testing demand from LTE segment

Nov 7, 15:56

Mobile phone testing company Sporton International saw its revenues gain 3.1% on month and 35.9% on year to hit a record high of NT$215 million (US$7.31 million) in October, buoyed...

Testing solution provider Chroma posts profit drop in 3Q13

Oct 29, 19:22

Chroma Ate, which provides integrated and customized solutions for test and measurement instruments, saw its third-quarter net profits decrease 36% on quarter and 12% on year.

Mobile phone testing services provider Sporton 3Q13 revenues hit record high

Oct 11, 15:02

Mobile phone testing company Sporton International has reported revenues of NT$209 million (US$7.11 million) for September, up 2.2% sequentially and 28.3% on year. Third-quarter revenues...

China to start connectivity testing for TD-LTE devices

Aug 29, 15:19

The China Academy of Telecommunication Research (CATR) under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology will begin testing connectivity performance of TD-LTE terminal devices...

KYEC lands MEMS gyroscope testing orders

Aug 20, 12:37

IC testing services provider King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has landed orders for MEMS gyroscopes from a US-based vendor, with initial orders focusing on tri-axis gyroscopes, and 6-axis...

Testing services provider Sporton reports record high revenues for July

Aug 8, 15:56

Sporton International, an inductor maker and testing services provider, saw its revenues edge up 4.4% and 27.1% to a record high of NT$204 million (US$6.81 million) in July thanks...

Testing service company Sporton posts record revenues and higher gross margin in 2Q13

Jul 30, 14:19

Sporton International, an inductor maker and testing services provider, has reported record consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2013 with gross margin climbing to a 3-year...

PTI enjoys rising shipments for mobile DRAM

Jul 15, 21:07

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has enjoyed growth in its shipments for mobile DRAM chips to Elpida Memory since the second half of 2012, according to market...

Reed switches and MEMS: A conversation with Coto Technology

Jun 21, 12:23

One of the oldest companies in the electronics industry, Coto Technology has been designing and developing small signal switching solutions for over 90 years. These days, the 93-year...

Stephen Day, VP of technology, Coto Technology

Chipbond ramping up testing capacity for advanced driver ICs

Jun 18, 15:11

Chipbond Technology is ramping up testing capacity for advanced LCD driver ICs in response to rising demand for high-end smartphones and other mobile devices with higher resolution...

China market: China Mobile inviting TD-LTE testing in 5 cities

Jun 10, 15:32

China Mobile is inviting voluntary users of its TD-LTE trial services for six months in Shanghai, eastern China, Tianjing, northern China, Fuzhou and Xiamen, southeastern China, and...

Testing service company Sporton posts record high revenues in May

Jun 6, 14:02

Sporton International, an inductor maker and testing services provider, saw its May 2013 revenues hit a record high for the second straight month.

Demand for large-size driver ICs to boom in 2H13, say backend firms

May 21, 14:47

Packaging and testing firms Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies both expect orders for large-size LCD driver ICs to pull in during the second half of 2013 on booming demand...

Chipbond, YoungTek to expand LCD driver IC testing capacity in 2Q13

May 10, 16:03

Taiwan-based IC backend service houses Chipbond Technology and YoungTek Electronics plan to ramp up their testing capacity for LCD driver chips by 20% and 30%, respectively, in the...

Worldwide semiconductor assembly and testing revenues up 2% in 2012, says Gartner

May 3, 15:13

The worldwide semiconductor assembly and test services (SATS) market totaled US$24.5 billion in 2012, a 2.1% increase from 2011, according to Gartner.

KYEC, Giga Solution see in-house developed equipment attract new orders

Apr 26, 11:22

IC testing houses King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Giga Solution Tech have both developed their own manufacturing equipment, which is helping the companies attract new orders,...

KYEC lands new orders for MEMS testing

Apr 25, 22:18

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has grabbed orders for tri-axis accelerometers used in low-to-mid cost smartphones from a major MEMS IDM, with shipments kicking off...

Backend firms see DRAM market recovery

Apr 23, 16:16

Memory packaging and testing specialists Powertech Technology (PTI), Walton Advanced Engineering and Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) are expected to benefit from a recovery in...

ASE, SPIL 2Q13 sales outlook optimistic

Apr 18, 22:10

Market watchers are more optimistic about the IC packaging and testing business in the second quarter of 2013, judging from a rosy outlook provided by TSMC for the quarter. Sales...

Testing service company Sporton to generate more revenues from handset sector

Apr 16, 22:02

Sporton International, an inductor maker and testing services provider, will see its revenues generated from testing services offered to the handset sector increase substantially...

Backend to outperform IC sector, says ASE chair

Apr 15, 23:37

The packaging and testing sector is set to outperform the overall industry in 2013, said Jason Chang, chairman for Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), during a recent company...

Chicony, Inventec pass UL testing for India market

Mar 15, 11:23

Taiwan-based makers Chicony Electronics and Inventec have passed tests conducted by Underwriter Laboratories (UL) for their IT products to be available for sale in the India market,...

IC testing firms post revenue drops in February

Mar 12, 15:35

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Sigurd Microelectronics and STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor all suffered sequential revenue decreases in February 2013, due to inventory adjustments...

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