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iST October 2016 Revenue Report

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iST October 2016 Revenue Report

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Issued date: 2016/11/10
Issued by: iST

iST(TWSE:3289) today (Nov 10, 2016) announced its net revenues on a consolidated basis, revenues for October 2016 were approximately NT$187 million. Year over year, the consolidated revenue increased 15.34% and decreased 7.21% from the previous month. For the ten months ended in Octorber, the total revenues of iST increased 16.02 YOY.

iST said, due to the reduced number of working days coincided with the China national holiday and gradually into the off-season, the revenues this month fell from the prior month. However, the testing demand this year continuously extends, as a result, the revenues this month still increased compared to the same period in 2015.

In mainland China, iST has signed a formal cooperation agreement with FAW Second Tier Management Company, an affiliated enterprise of FAW Group (The First Automotive Works) to open a quality management of the auto after-sales service in the end of October.

In Taiwan, as the global branding companies are getting stricter about the smart products’ quality, as well as the preparation of mobile supply chain for the next-generation products. In addition, the continuous development of the advanced processing technology also pushes up demand for Material analysis (MA).

iST furthered said, to cope with the strong demands of verification market. In this month, iST has extended its business model by spending NT$356 million on a plant building space about 20,000 square meters in Hsinchu science park to meet the capacity requirement of automotive inspection, advanced processing technology and IoT verification in next five to ten years.

iST(TWSE:3289) October 2016 Revenue Report

(Unit: NT$ thousand)

Period October January to October
2016 186,639 1,945,018
2015 161,822 1,676,504
Increase(Decrease) 24,817 268,514
Increase(Decrease)(%) 15.34% 16.02%
About Integrated Service Technology

Founded in 1994, iST began its business from IC circuit debugging and modification and gradually expanded its scope of operations, including failure analysis, reliability verification, material analysis and so on. iST has offered full-scope verification and analysis services to the IC engineering industry, its customers cover the whole spectrum of the electronics industry from IC design to end products.
In response to rising Cloud Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Vehicles (IoV), iST not only focuses on its core services but is also expanding its service offerings based on international trends, such as Automotive electronic verification platforms and signal integrity testing services.