Innolux restores 85% capacity at STSP Rebecca Kuo, Tainan; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Monday 15 February 2016] TFT-LCD panel maker Innolux has restored 85% of its production capacity at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) following damage from a massive earthquake that hit southern Taiwan on February 6, according to the company. A 5G fab and a … More

Sinbon Electronics January revenues hit record Chau-Chin Chang, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 5 February 2016] Connector maker Sinbon Electronics saw its consolidated revenues grow 32.38% on month and 18.75% on year to a record high of NT$1.238 billion (US$37 million) in January 2016. Increased sales to the green energy, industrial application, medicare and automobile sectors … More

Demand for metal-alloy chassis to grow over next 3-5 years Aaron Lee, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Friday 5 February 2016] While there are concerns about overcapacity for metal-alloy chassis on the possibility that iPhone shipments in 2016 will slip on year, global demand, especially for aluminum-alloy chassis, will continue growing over the next 3-5 years, according … More

Earthquake hits key Taiwan Science Park Rebecca Kuo, Tainan; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Saturday 6 February 2016] A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 hit Southern Taiwan on February 6 and several semiconductor, optoelectronic and photovoltaic players at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) had their production lines shut down. Since the lines were in mid-production, the affected companies … More