SINGAPORE – Kulicke and Soffa Industries reported fiscal third quarter net revenue of $127.1 million, down 52.7% year-over-year and up 9.7% sequentially.
MANILA – Integrated Micro-Electronics reported first-half consolidated revenues down 5% to $636 million. Net income was $5.8 million, down 81.6% year-over-year. IMI’s core businesses ended the first half with revenues at $506 million, down 17.5% year-over-year.
GUANGZHOU, CHINA – Foxconn has invested a reported $9 billion in a new display plant that began operations on Jul. 31, according to reports. It is said to be the largest-ever single investment in Guangzhou.
JASPER, IN – Kimball Electronics reported fiscal fourth quarter net sales of $318.6 million, an increase of 15.1% year-over-year. Net income for the period ended Jun. 30 was $7.5 million, up 30.1% year-over-year. Operating income was $10.3 million, down 8.4%.
WASHINGTON – Citing the vital need for a secure US industrial base, US Senators Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Mark Warner (D-VA) have introduced bipartisan legislation to guard against attempts by the People’s Republic of China and others to undermine US national security by exploiting and penetrating US supply chains.
MILPITAS, CA – North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $2.01 billion in billings worldwide in June, down 19% year-over-year and 2.5% sequentially, according to SEMI.