Test Research (TRI), which specializes in inspection equipment for PCBs, saw its August consolidated sales surge 41.2% sequentially to NT$405 million (US$13.5 million).
TRI's combined revenues for July and August came to NT$789 million, already achieving 86% of the company's total revenues for all of the second quarter. TRI's cumulative 2017 revenues through August totaled NT$2.43 billion, rising 9.6% on year.
Market watchers expect TRI to post sequential revenue growth in the third quarter.
Fellow PCB equipment company Machvision reported consolidated revenues of NT$121 million for August 2017, which hit a monthly record for the fourth consecutive month. Revenues for the first eight months of 2017 increased 63% from a year earlier to NT$765 million.