Tripod revenues rise 4.1% on year in February
Stockwatch - Mar 6, 16:28
Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.931 billion (US$93.23 million) for February 2015, representing a 23.85% drop on month and 4.1% increase on year.
Tong Hsing 2015 capex to top NT$1.5 billion
Mar 4, 16:11
Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and test services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the manufacture of LEDs, expects its capex for 2015 to exceed NT$1.5 billion (US$47.8 million). The capex will be used mainly to expand its new factory.
WPG to acquire Genuine shares
Mar 3, 20:46
IC distributor WPG has announced plans to acquire 50% of Genuine C&C, a Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics distributor, for NT$14.50 (US$0.46) per share, or a total amount of NT$580 million.
Taiwan Chinsan 2015 sales to rise 20%
Mar 2, 16:02
Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial is expected to post a 20% revenue increase in 2015, thanks to new orders for LED lighting and consumer electronics, according to market sources.
Win Semi 1Q15 sales to rise over 50%, says report
Stockwatch - Feb 26, 13:11
GaAs pure-play foundry Win Semiconductors is expected to see its first-quarter revenues increase 50-55% on year, with gross margin also outpacing the 30% posted during the same period in 2014, the Chinese-language Commercial Times quoted market observers as saying in a recent report.
Kinsus to post more than 5% revenue growth in 2015, says report
Stockwatch - Feb 25, 15:20
Taiwan-based IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology, which saw its sales hit a record high in 2014, is expected to report a more than 5% sales increase for 2015, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.
Flexible PCB makers to post double-digit revenue growth in 1Q15
Feb 16, 13:39
Flexible PCB (FPCB) makers Career Technologies, Flexium Interconnect and Zhen Ding Technology are all expected to report double-digit on-year revenue growth for the first quarter of 2015, thanks to new orders for wearable devices such as the Apple Watch, according to market sources.
Liton to attract investment from China company
Feb 13, 16:08
Aluminum electrolyte capacitor maker Lelon Electronics has announced that Liton Technology, its aluminum foil subsidiary, will draw an investment from China-based Guangdong Hec Technology through a private placement.
Taiflex posts net EPS of NT$4.32 for 2014
Feb 13, 15:43
Flexible CCL specialist Taiflex Scientific saw its net profits decrease 13.7% on year to NT$885 million (US$28.1 million) in 2014, while consolidated sales slid 0.1% to NT$10.13 billion. Net EPS for the year came to NT$4.32.
WT Micro expects flat or slight decrease in 1Q15 sales
Feb 12, 19:58
IC distributor WT Microelectronics expects to report flat growth or an up to 6% decrease sequentially in consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2015, due mainly to fewer working days as a result of the Lunar New Year holidays.
Compeq reports revenues decline for January
Stockwatch - Feb 9, 15:05
Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.02 billion (US$95.87 million) for January 2015, representing a 3.02% drop on month and 18.17% increase on year.
Yageo posts growth in January revenues
Stockwatch - Feb 6, 14:27
Passive components maker Yageo has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.58 billion (US$81.9 million) for January 2015, representing a 32.58% increase on month and 9.44% increase on year.
WPG posts record profits for 2014
Feb 4, 21:09
IC distributor WPG saw its net profits increase 21.8% on year to NT$5.79 billion (US$184 million) in 2014, a record high. The earnings translated into a net EPS of NT$3.50 compared to the NT$2.87 reported for 2013.
Sony to boost production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors
Feb 2, 21:53
Sony has announced plans to invest in Sony Semiconductor in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016 in order to increase production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors. Sony Semiconductor also plans to reorganize and optimize its production sites as it accelerates the shifting of resources to the...
Lite-On Semi looks to flat performance in 1Q15
Jan 27, 21:39
Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, is expected to report flat sequential growth in first-quarter sales bucking seasonal trends, according to market sources.
Xiaomi shipment growth to benefit component suppliers
Jan 20, 19:58
Xiaomi is looking to ship 100 million smartphones in 2015, which will benefit its component suppliers such as HDI-board makers including Compeq Manufacturing, Zhen Ding Technology and Tripod Technology.
Ichia posts all-time high revenues for 2014
Jan 15, 11:28
Flexible PCB (FPCB) and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has announced an all-time high revenues of NT$11.23 billion (US$353.41 million) for 2014, increasing 17% from a year earlier.
Taiwan PCB makers look to automotive for growth
Jan 14, 14:37
Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers, including Apex International, Nanya Printed Circuit Board, Tripod Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, will see sales from the automotive industry drive their revenue growth in 2015, according to market observers.
Flexible PCB makers to enjoy strong 1Q15
Jan 14, 14:10
Buoyed by brisk demand for Apple's iPhone 6 devices, as well as new wearable devices, Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology Holding, Flexium Interconnect and Career Technologies are expected to see their first-quarter revenues buck seasonal trends, according to industry source...
PCB maker Apex sees new plant break even
Jan 13, 15:39
Apex International's new PCB plant in Thailand has seen its operations break even at the end of 2014, according to industry sources. The new facility will start generating profits for Apex in 2015.
Yageo reports decreased revenues for December
Stockwatch - Jan 12, 23:05
Yageo, a supplier of multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) and chip resistors, has reported consolidated revenues for December 2014 fell 9.6% sequentially to NT$1.95 billion (US$61.1 million).
WPG 4Q14 sales beat guidance
Stockwatch - Jan 12, 22:59
WPG, the largest distributor of semiconductor components in Asia, has reported NT$117.17 billion (US$3.68 billion) in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014. The result came above its high-end guidance of NT$112.5 billion.
Tripod reports revenues for December
Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:04
Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.608 billion (US$112.75 million) for December 2014, representing a 0.77% drop on month and 6.3% increase on year.
Ichia reports record revenues for 2014
Jan 6, 15:41
Flexible PCB (FPCB) and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has announced revenues of NT$756 million (US$23.62 million) for December 2014, down 9% sequentially and 11% on year. For all of 2014, revenues gained 17% on year to a record high of 11.23 billion.
IC substrate makers gearing up for expansion
Jan 6, 11:45
Taiwan-based IC substrate makers Unimicron Technology, Kinsus Interconnect Technology and Nanya PCB will continue to ramp up their production capacities for flip-chip chip scale package (FC CSP) substrates in 2015, according to industry observers.
PCB maker Apex to ramp up capacity
Dec 31, 15:04
The second-phase production lines of Apex International's new plant in Thailand are scheduled to come online in the first quarter of 2015, which will contribute to the PCB maker's revenue growth in the first half of the year, according to industry sources.
Tripod says PCB plant fire no impact on capacity
Dec 30, 14:28
A fire broke out at Tripod Technology's factory in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, in the early hours of December 29. The fire was extinguished quickly with no major damage reported, according to the PCB manufacturer.
Tripod profits to rise 5-10% in 2015, says report
Stockwatch - Dec 24, 22:56
PCB manufacturer Tripod Technology is expected to enjoy profit growth of 5-10% in 2015, thanks to a diversified product portfolio, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) quoted market watchers as saying in a recent report.
Server board suppliers to enjoy brisk sales in 1Q15
Dec 24, 22:53
Network and server multilayer board suppliers, including BoardTek Electronics, Allied Circuit and Gold Circuit Electronics, are expected to see their sales remain brisk in the first quarter of 2015, buoyed by the growing number of large-scale cloud computing centers, according to industry sources.
Unitech expands HDI-board capacity
Dec 18, 21:55
Unitech Printed Circuit Board has expanded production capacity for HDI boards by about 10% since 2014, according to the company, adding that the utilization rate of its HDI board production lines has stayed high buoyed by growing demand for smartphones.
Wahlee signs NT$3 billion syndicated loans for business expansion
Dec 17, 15:34
Semiconductor material distributor Wahlee Industrial has signed a NT$3 billion (US$95.9 million) 5-year syndicated loan agreement with a banking consortium, with the new funds to repay part of short-term loans and to finance its expansion projects.