*Expects second-qtr adj EPS $0.25- $0.29/ shr vs est $0.27. Feb 12- Applied Materials Inc, the biggest maker of equipment used to make semiconductors, reported a 39 percent jump in first-quarter revenue as higher demand from manufacturers of flash memory chips helped to offset weak sales to makers of logic chips.» Read More
Jan 28- Specialty glass maker Corning Inc warned that prices of LCD glass would decline further in the current quarter, raising concerns about growth in its display business. Instead of being down 2-3 percent in the quarter versus the prior quarter, it's probably going to be down twice that amount, "said analyst Steven Fox of Cross Research.
Jan 28- Specialty glass maker Corning Inc said LCD glass prices would decline further in the current quarter, raising concerns about the growth prospects of its television display business, which brings in more than a third of the company's revenue. Corning's display technologies segment makes LCD panels for Sony Corp, LG and Lenovo Group.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 14- Intel Corp, hit by slumping personal computer sales, has put off opening a major chip factory that President Barack Obama once held up as an example of U.S. manufacturing potential.
*To invest in chip plants in Germany, Singapore. ABU DHABI, Jan 3- Abu Dhabi's Advanced Technology Investment Co plans to invest up to $10 billion over the next two years in GlobalFoundries' upstate New York semiconductor factory, its chief executive said on Friday.
Foxconn's BlackBerry deal marks the Taiwanese firm's biggest step up the value chain - a chance to help design smartphones.
Dec 17- Contract electronics maker Jabil Circuit Inc said it would sell its warranty repair business in a deal valued at $725 million, as it focuses on its manufacturing operations. The company, whose customers include Apple Inc and Cisco Systems Inc, also forecast current-quarter results way below Wall Street estimates.
TOKYO/ OSAKA, Nov 27- Japanese electronic component makers are looking beyond a fickle smartphone market that once lured them with rocketing growth, tying their fortunes more closely to the most resilient of Japan's big industries: automobiles.
TAOYUAN, Taiwan, Oct 23- Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp has halted at least one of its four main manufacturing lines, accounting for at least a fifth of total capacity, and is outsourcing production as a sales slump puts pressure on its cash flow, according to sources with direct knowledge of the situation.
TAIPEI, Oct 17- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd said it expects fourth-quarter revenue to fall as much as 11 percent from the previous quarter as demand for some high-end smartphones softens and device makers use up stocks of chips.
TAIPEI, Oct 17- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd said its third-quarter net profit rose more than 5 percent from a year earlier, beating forecasts, as smartphone makers stocked up on chips for new devices launched during the period. TSMC will stage an investor conference at 0600 GMT on Thursday to give its outlook for the fourth quarter.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10- Micron Technology posted a smaller-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter net profit on Thursday but the chipmaker's shares held steady on expectations memory chip supplies will be constrained following a recent fire at a competitor's factory.
Despite the improvement in the overall jobs picture in the U.S—as non-farm payrolls grew by 195,000 in June—employment in American manufacturing is still bleak.
As firms like Foxconn shift factories away from higher-cost centers, they are discovering that workers in new locations across China are not as abundant as they had expected, prompting multinationals and their suppliers to use millions of teenage students from vocational and technical schools on assembly lines.
Apple CEO Tim Cook confirms the company will relocate production of one product line to the USA.
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Insight on why one of the largest manufacturers and assemblers of flexible printed circuits in the world is seeing its stock struggle, with Reza Meshgin, Multi-Fineline Electronix CEO/president.
In another sign the American economy is on the comeback trail, a new survey from KPMG shows optimism is improving among U.S. manufacturing and service industry executives. Executives in both key sectors say the worst is behind us.