Chipmakers placing extra orders for BT substrates amid tight supply

As supply of high-end BT substrates has turned tight in the first quarter of 2021, .....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 23rd, 2021

Foundries to prioritize long-term orders amid tight capacity

Taiwan-based foundries intend to give supply priorities to long-term and established clients amid tight capacity, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 1st, 2021

TSMC 7nm chip supply remains tight

TSMC continues to see its 7nm manufacturing processes run at full utilization, according to sources at fabless chipmakers who said new orders placed recently cannot be fulfilled at least until the middle of next year......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 26th, 2019

IT panel prices keep rising

Prices for IT panels have been climbing due to worsening supply-demand imbalnce triggered by the tight supply of upstream materials and components, including LCD driver ICs and glass substrates, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 26th, 2021

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms continue to see orders ramp up

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers continue to enjoy a ramp-up in orders including short lead-time ones, and will see their supply remains tight through the second quarter of 2021, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 14th, 2021

ABF substrates supply tightened amid resurging crypto mining fever

Demand for mining ASICs h.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 6th, 2021

Taiwan display driver IC firms remain upbeat about 2021

Taiwan-based display driver IC (DDI) suppliers who have raised quotes by 10-15% to reflect tight supply and rising costs remain upbeat about 2021, as market conditions will still be favorable to the fabless chipmakers......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 1st, 2021

Taiwan MOSFET chipmakers to hike prices by 10-15% in 1Q21

Taiwan-based MOSFET chips suppliers are poised to raise their quotes by 10-15% in first-quarter 2021 at the latest to reflect tight supply and increased manufacturing costs, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 16th, 2020

USI may enter backend supply chain of AirPods Pro series

Taiwan-based Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), a unit of ASE Technology, is likely to obtain system-in-package (SiP) orders for AirPods Pro Lite, which may also benefit Taiwanese makers of SiP substrates, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 21st, 2020

TSMC continues to see supply run tight despite coronavirus outbreak

TSMC continues to see its supply remain tight, with no cutbacks in orders from its major fabless clients such as Huawei's HiSilicon, according to sources familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 11th, 2020

HDI PCB makers striving to improve product mix for higher profits

Taiwan-based HDI PCB manufacturers have put increased focus on non-handset applications to improve product portfolios, which is expected to drive up their quotes and profitability in 2020 amid the increasingly tight supply, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 17th, 2019

Intel says chip supply for personal computers remains tight

Intel Corp said on Wednesday it was increasing its reliance on contract chip manufacturers to ramp up supply of chips used in personal computers as the company struggles with shipment delays amid higher demand......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 20th, 2019

Concraft sees bright prospects for 1Q20 amid strong demand for TWS devices

Acoustic component maker Concraft is set to land more windfall orders in the first quarter of 2020 as current market demand for true wireless stereo (TWS) devices launched by its clients has outpaced supply, according to company CFO Joe Huang......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 20th, 2019

Notebook ODMs see vendors slow down orders on trade war easing

US notebook vendors have slowed down placing orders with Taiwan ODMs amid seemingly easing of US-China trade tensions, but have not asked the manufacturers partners to stop moving production lines out of China, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 11th, 2019

Largan to give priority to high-price orders in 2020, says CEO

Smartphone lens module maker Largan Precision, due to tight production capacity amid strong demand, will give priority to orders for high-price, high-end products in 2020, according to company CEO Lin En-ping......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 14th, 2019

Six-inch foundries see more short-term orders amid market uncertainty

Six-inch foundries including Mosel Vitelic and Episil Technologies have seen their customers mainly those engaged in the power IC sector turn cautious, placing mostly short-term orders lasting for only 1-2 months, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 14th, 2019

Rising 8-inch foundry quotes putting pressure on IC designers

Foundry houses raising quotes for 8-inch capacity amid tight supply.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMay 24th, 2018

U.S. services sector activity picks up; jobless claims rise

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. services sector activity picked up in June amid strong growth in new orders, but trade tariffs and a shortage of workers were starting to strain the supply chain, which could slow momentum in the coming months......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 5th, 2018

FCBGA substrate supply tight on packaging demand for pre-5G chips

Taiwan IC backend service firms have seen increasing flip-chip packaging orders from China chipmaker .....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 5th, 2018

ABF substrate supply becomes tight

The supply of ABF (ajinomoto build-up film) substrates has become tight, thanks to growing demand for server and high-performance computing applications, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 29th, 2018

Oil tumbles on supply glut; Wall Street up on G20 comments

Oil prices retreated on Friday amid a global glut, racking up a 20 percent drop for November, while most major equity markets kept moves tight ahead of weekend talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 30th, 2018