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Unimicron, Nan Ya 4Q19 Revenues to Grow on ABF SubstratesOctober 15, 2019 | Digitimes
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Taiwan-based Unimicron and Nan Ya PCB have both seen revenues for the third quarter of 2019 reach high levels thanks to robust shipments of ABF substrates, and the growth momentum is expected to persist into the fourth quarter of the year.
Unimicron's third-quarter revenues rose by 7.3% on year to NT$22.95 billion ($749.47 million), the second highest-ever quarterly level, and its January-September revenues soared 8.53% on year to NT$59.96 billion.
For Nan Ya, the networking application segment has also absorbed the largest portion of its ABF substrate shipments, with chipmakers Broadcom and HiSilicon among its major clients for such substrates. Nan Ya saw its revenues for the quarter surge by 6.49% from a year earlier to NT$8.43 billion, the highest quarterly level in five years, and revenues for the first nine months of the year gained 5.88% to reach NT$22.32 billion.
HANZA AB revises the financial targets for 2025. The sales target is raised to SEK 6.5 billion and the 8% operating margin target is increased to apply to the full year 2025.
Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Altium Limited, a global leader in electronics design systems, announced they have entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement (SIA) for Renesas to acquire Altium by way of a Scheme of Arrangement under Australian law.
Further to the announcement of 17 August 2023, BAE Systems has now received the necessary regulatory approvals and will be executing steps in the coming days to complete the acquisition of Ball Aerospace from Ball Corporation.
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2023. Revenue of $1.069 billion, compared to revenue of $900 million in Q4 2022.
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced global semiconductor industry sales totaled $526.8 billion in 2023, a decrease of 8.2% compared to the 2022 total of $574.1 billion, which was the industry’s highest-ever annual total.