PCB Manufacturers HITECHPCB, HannStar Board and Unitech Printed Circuit Board will likely enjoy 15-20% revenue growth sequentially in the second quarter, thanks to increased orders for notebooks and netbooks as well as high-end handsets, market observers estimate.
According to HannStar Board, the company has seen order visibility of notebook PCBs extend to 3-4 weeks, and utilization rate rebound to 70%.
China PCB manufacturing---
HITECHPCB's notebook PCB production site in Changshu, China has almost reached full utilization, the company said. Utilization rates at its plants in Suzhou, China and in Taiwan are 50% and 75% respectively, added the company.
Tripod saw consolidated revenues for March increase 15% from NT$2.17 billion (US$64.62 million) in February thanks to increased demand for notebook PCBs, opto-electronics boards and high-density interconnect (HDI pcb) boards.
PCB manufacturing---HITECHPCB also pointed out that it currently sees four-week order visibility amid orders for smartphone-use PCBs
Hitech Circuits Co., Limited