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    Memory module makers saw their second-quarter profits eroded by the weakening of spot market prices.
  • There+are+major+fab+construction+projects+in+Taiwan
    Cleanroom contractor L&K Engineering and Acter, a cleanroom and turnkey equipment solution provider, have both seen orders placed by their chipmaking clients, particularly those...
  • A+miniaturized+mask+production+line%2C+part+of+a+turnkey+solution%2E
    Taiwan Comfort Champ Manufacturing will export a turnkey solution for producing medical masks, including materials, equipment and quality inspection technology, to Thailand, and is...
  • GlobalWafers+posts+record+net+margin+in+2Q20
    Silicon wafer manufacturer GlobalWafers has reported net profits grew 18% sequentially to NT$3.4 billion (US$115.5 million) in the second quarter, with net profit margin hitting a...
  • Global server market – 2Q 2020

    Monday 3 August 2020
    Second-quarter 2020 global server shipments enjoyed a strong growth thanks to soaring demand for cloud computing services and from the work-from-home (WFH) segment in addition to...
  • Taiwan%27s+economy+contracted+in+2Q20
    Taiwan's economic growth for second-quarter 2020 is preliminarily estimated at -0.73%, 1.23pp lower than the 0.50% increase forecast in May 2020, according to the Directorate General...
  • Nova+expects+demand+to+pick+up
    Taiwan-based Nova Technology, which specializes in water, gas and chemical process systems, expects a substantial pick-up in orders from China's chipmaking sector to drive its overall...
  • Three+mega%2Dtrends+for+a+post%2DCovid+world
    Around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the strict lockdowns which governments have imposed to try to control the spread of infection, have brought short-term upheaval to every...
  • IT+companies+expect+server+demand+to+remain+stable+in+2H20
    Although notebook and tablet sales were significantly boosted by the stay-at-home economy in the second quarter in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, IT companies have mixed views...
  • Wistron+is+said+to+see+increased+orders+from+Fujitsu
    Wistron obtained orders for servers from Fujitsu in 2019, and has since seen orders ramp up, with shipments set to expand in the second half of this year, according to industry sou...
  • Quanta+Storage+sees+growing+HDD+and+SSD+business
    Quanta Storage, a subsidiary of Quanta Computer, has reported consolidated revenues of NT$929 million (US$31.27 million) for June, up 8.7% on month and 34.37% on year, with second-quarter...
  • Apple+to+pull%2Din+MacBook+Pro+orders+for+back%2Dto%2Dschool+season
    Apple is set to significantly increase its new MacBook Pro orders in late third-quarter 2020 and will see its overall MacBook shipments rise over 20% sequentially in the third quarter,...
  • PC+replacement+demand+is+still+visible+for+3Q20
    Asustek Computer saw its revenues increase nearly 30% on year in the second quarter of 2020, while fellow motherboard and graphics card vendor Gigabyte Technology's revenues climbed...
  • FPCB+makers+to+see+strong+shipments+for+new+iPhones+in+second%2Dhalf+2020++
    Taiwan's flexible PCB makers Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect, and flexible CCL supplier Taiflex Scientific are all gearing up to ready new capacity in the second half...
  • The+smartphone+market+has+been+hit+hard+by+the+coronavirus+pandemic
    Samsung Electronics appears to have become cautious about placing component orders for its upcoming Galaxy Note 20 5G lineup, showing concerns about the prospects of the global smartphone...
  • ODMs+expect+notebook+shipments+to+drop+in+3Q20
    Wistron and Inventec both expect to see shipments drop sequentially in the third quarter due to high comparison bases in the second quarter.
  • Consumer MCU demand picking up

    Wednesday 8 July 2020
    Taiwan-based MCU specialists have seen orders for TWS Bluetooth earbuds and other consumer electronics applications pick up substantially since the start of third-quarter 2020, according...
  • PCB+demand+from+the+TV+sector+is+strong
    PCB maker Apex International has reported revenues surged 21.5% on year to NT$2.98 billion (US$101.4 million) in the second quarter of 2020, and revenues for the first half of the...
  • EV+vendors+need+strong+financial+support+to+stay+alive+in+China
    Many China-based electric vehicle (EV) vendors have been forced out of the market or struggling for survival because of decreased government subsidization and shrinking demand due...
  • Elan posts record 2Q20 revenue

    Friday 3 July 2020
    Touchscreen solution and fingerprint sensor specialist Elan Microelectronics has reported revenue climbed 60.4% sequentially and 62.2% on year to an all-time high of NT$3.54 billion...
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    NAND flash contract prices are expected to hold flat in the third quarter of 2020, but prices for 3D 3bits/cell (TLC) NAND chips have come under increasingly downward pressure due...
  • Eternal+utilizes+90%25+of+its+capacity+at+the+moment
    Taiwan-based Eternal Materials continues to utilize as high as 90% of its dry-film photoresist production capacity, thanks to brisk PCB demand for base stations, servers, notebooks...
  • Catcher+crossing+into+cooling+module+business
    Catcher Technology has formed a team dedicated to the development of heat dissipation solutions as the chassis maker is stepping up its product diversification efforts, according...
  • Acer sees PC component shortages

    Wednesday 1 July 2020
    Acer is seeing shortages of components including passive components, ICs and panels by around 30% due to surging orders from the end market, according to Acer co-COO Tiffany Huang.
  • PCB+makers+are+expanding+capacity
    Taiwan-based rigid PCB makers have moved to increase production of high-layer-count PCBs that have seen a significant surge in demand since the start of 2020, according to industry...
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