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PCB maker Unimicron Technology managed to post net profits of NT$728 million ($24.02 million) for the fourth quarter of 2016, ending three consecutive quarters of losses, according to a Digitimes report. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$0.49 for the quarter.
For all of 2016, net profits reached NT$12 million. Consolidated revenues for 2016 totaled NT$62.638 billion, up 3% on year, while gross margin improved to 9.4% from the previous 9.2%.
04/03/2018 | Gene Weiner, Weiner International Inc.
SEMICON China 2018 was amazing in its size and attendance. More than 1,000 exhibitors filled an event record of more than 74,000 square meters of exhibition space—the size of nearly 10 professional soccer fields. This year's theme was "collect, collaborate, innovate."
03/15/2018 | Thy-An Tran, Pioneer Circuits Inc.
The Mars2020 Rover Mission, designed by JPL, is the next NASA Mars Exploration Program mission that is planned to launch in 2020. Some goals of the mission include to check for past signs of life, to help prepare for manned Mars missions, and to collect soil samples and cache them on the surface for potential return to Earth by a future mission.
01/02/2018 | Gene Weiner, Weiner International Inc.
Hold on to your seats! 2018 will be a year full of rapid changes, surprises, and growth. M&A activities will flourish. The supply chain will suffer shortages and changes as demand increases, copycats will rush to market, and new markets and potential suppliers will vanish before they are established.