III-V IC players enjoy high capacity utilization for 5G, Wi-Fi 6 applications

Taiwan's III-V IC firms including GaAs foundries Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC) as well as epi-wafer suppliers Visual Photo.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 14th, 2021

Highlights of the day: TSMC keen on packaging technology

TSMC is unqestionably the global leader in the pure-play foundry, but it is also gearing up efforts expanding its presence in the backend sector. Its advanced wafer-level packaging capacity is set to enjoy rising utilization in second-quarte.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 4th, 2020

TSMC advanced packaging capacity utilization to climb

Pure-play foundry TSMC has been expanding its presence in the advanced wafer-level packaging field, and is set to enjoy rising utilization of its backend capacity starting the second quarter of 2020, according to sources at dedicated OSAT companies......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 3rd, 2020

Capacity utilization of Taiwan PCB industry to stay high in 1H20

The capacity utilization rate of Taiwa.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 29th, 2019

High-end FPGA demand mounting for datacenter, 5G, AIoT applications

High-end FPGA chips demand is mounting significantly for datacenter, 5G and AIoT applications, providing growth momentum for related wafer foundry, analysis and test players as well as channel distributors, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 19th, 2019

Industrial Capacity Utilization Hits Three-Year High

U.S. industrial output rose in March and a measure of industry slack diminished, signs of underlying strength in the economy as factories increased production of business equipment and autos......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 17th, 2018

Economic Report: Industrial production rises as capacity utilization at three-year high

Industrial production in March rose 0.5% in March, while manufacturing output rose 0.1%, the Federal Reserve said Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2018

Edge computing, AI to drive smart storage development, says Seagate executive

While cloud, IoT (Internet of Things) and big data applications are driving up market demand for high-capacity storage devices, edge computing and AI (artificial intelligence) .....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 4th, 2018

AUO utilization rate to remain high in 4Q18, says firm

AU Optronics (AUO) expects its capacity utilization rate to maintain at a high level in the fourth quarter of 2018 as demand for large-size panels from the TV sector in China remains strong, according to company chairman Paul Peng......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 1st, 2018

Players Championship will allow 20% of capacity for 2021 tournament

After getting canceled halfway through the event last year, the 2021 Players Championship is planning for a full tournament with fans — and precautions......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2021

TSMC, UMC to see full capacity utilization for 28nm through Q3, DigiTimes says

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 19th, 2021

Asustek, MSI enjoy robust gaming notebook shipments in 2020

Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI) both saw shipments of their high-margin gaming notebooks hit record highs in 2020, with the strong shipment momentum set to carry on in the first half of this year, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 14th, 2021

Backend house Winstek to enjoy 10% sales growth in 2021

IC backend service provider Winstek Semiconductor is expected to post an about 10% revenue increase in 2021, driven by demand for AI chips for handset and blockchain applications, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 6th, 2021

Economic Report: Jobless claims dip below 800,000, but layoffs still high after coronavirus spike

New applications for state unemployment benefits fell slightly around Christmas and dipped below 800,000 for the first time in a month, but the record coronavirus outbreak is still weighing heavily on the labor market and throwing more people out of work......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 31st, 2020

WinWay to expand production capacity for high-end IC test sockets

Taiwan-based WinWay Technology, a dedicated supplier of IC test interface solutions, has plans to expand production capacity for high-frequency and high-speed IC test sockets in 2021 to meet robust demand for HPC chips......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 28th, 2020

PCB makers to see copper foil shortage in 1H21

Taiwan's PCB industry is expected to face shortages of upstream materials in first-half 2021, particularly copper foils for both general and high-end applications, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 24th, 2020

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall to 3-week low of 803,000, but still show more coronavirus layoffs

New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fell to a three-week low of 803,000 right before Christmas, but the relatively high level still reflected a fresh wave of layoffs tied to the record outbreak in coronavirus cases......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 23rd, 2020

L3Harris wins $496M jamming system contract

The Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ-LB) is a high-powered, high-capacity airborne electronic warfare system......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 22nd, 2020

High Covid hospitalization rates in SE Texas force 4 local counties to roll back reopening plans

Galveston, Brazoria, Liberty and Chambers counties were among 9 Southeast Texas counties told to halt elective surgeries and scale back indoor business capacity......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 22nd, 2020

Ventec sees auto thermal materials as main growth engine in 2021

Ventec International expects shipments of automotive thermal materials and high-end specialty CCL materials for military and aerospace applications to remain major growth drivers for its revenues and profits in 2021......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 22nd, 2020

Economic Report: Jobless claims hit nearly 4-month high on more coronavirus-induced layoffs

New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose in mid-December for the second week in a row and hit a nearly four-month high, pointing to rising layoffs and more damage to the economy from a record increase in coronavirus cases......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2020