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ASE accused of discharging wastewater into rivers
  • Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, the world's largest IC packaging house, has been fined NT$600,000 (US$20,250) and ordered to suspend operations for discharging untreated industrial wastewater.

    Last update: Thursday 9 January 2014 [11 news items]

ASE striving to resume normal operations at plant partially shut down over pollution

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 14:09

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is striving to resume normal operations at its K7 factory located in Kaohisung, southern Taiwan, which the company has been ordered to shut...

IC supplies may be jeopardized if ASE K7 plant suspends operations for over 3 months

Dec 24, 21:47

While the suspension of operations of Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing's (ASE) K7 plant is unlikely to affect the backend IC supply chain in the short term, the likelihood of...


ASE closes part of K7 factory due to water pollution

Dec 23, 12:05

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has received a government order to shut down part of its K7 factory located in Kaohisung, southern Taiwan, as a result of water pollution,...

Taiwan IC substrate suppliers see no impact from ASE production halt

Dec 17, 14:59

Taiwan-based IC substrate suppliers including Kinsus Interconnect Technology and Unimicron Technology expect no impact from a possible shutdown of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's...

TSMC adjusting capacity to meet rising orders for bumping services

Dec 16, 22:55

TSMC expects its in-house capacity for wafer bumping services will fail to satisfy customer demand, and plans to outsource more orders for 8-inch wafers for use in the manufacture...

ASE starts moving production equipment at offending factories to other plants, say sources

Dec 16, 21:33

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has begun to move some of the production equipment installed at its K5, K7 and K11 factories to other plants, in order to mitigate the impact...

ASE denies clients are cutting orders

Stockwatch - Dec 16, 16:03

Advanced Semiconductor Enginering (ASE) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) denying Chinese-language media reports indicating the company may see customer...

ASE likely to lose orders as plants might shut down over toxic leaks

Dec 13, 10:23

One or more factories of Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), the world's largest IC packaging house, might receive a government order to suspend operations for...

ASE wastewater scandal to not affect handset chipset supplies in short term, say vendors

Dec 12, 11:22

Handset chipset vendors have said that their supplies of related chips will not be affected, at least within the next three months, by a possible plant shutdown at IC backend service...


ASE apologizes for discharging toxic wastewater

Dec 12, 11:15

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) on December 10 apologized for dumping toxic wastewater from its K7 plant into a river in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan and said it has mapped...

ASE responds to report on toxic wastewater discharged by its Kaohsiung plant

Stockwatch - Dec 10, 11:31

Semiconductor assembly and testing service provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has provided explanations following a Chinese-language Apple Daily report that...

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