Vitrox Corp Bhd’s net profit for 3QFY22 grew 20.4% to RM50.84 million from RM42.21 million a year ago, on the back of the stronger US dollar and favourable product mix. Revenue increased 10.3% to RM185.58 million from RM168.29 million due to continuous strong demand from Automated Board Inspection.
Unisem (M) Bhd's net profit for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2022 (3QFY22) rose 53.3% to RM61.73 million from RM40.27 million a year earlier. Revenue rose to RM439.69 million from RM366.36 million previously.
The group is exploring to manufacture autonomous vehicle-related chip testers, and currently finalising the projects on electric vehicles battery cell emulators. The group also ventures into the front-end semiconductor manufacturing business and has already secured qualification for several components. More front-end manufacturing related projects are in the pipeline
UWC Bhd's net profit grew 27% in the first quarter ended Oct 31, 2022 (1QFY2023), thanks to the appreciation of the US dollar against the ringgit and an expansion in capacity to cater for the rising order book from the semiconductor industry.