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Equipment makers Mirle, Csun report profits for 1Q10

Apr 20, 16:31

Taiwan-based equipment makers Mirle Automation and Csun Manufacturing have reported pre-tax profits of NT$98 million (US$3 million) and NT$88.16 million, respectively, for the first...

China-based BOE to start 8.5G production in 3Q11

Apr 13, 17:06

China-based LCD panel maker BOE Technology plans to start production at its 8.5G plant in the third quarter of 2011 and aims to become the fifth largest panel maker worldwide in 2012,...

Chimei Innolux 8.5G monthly capacity to reach 60,000 substrates in 3Q11

Apr 2, 15:13

Chimei Innolux Corporation (CIC) is ramping up the capacity of its 8.5G LCD panel plant and expects to have a monthly capacity of 60,000 substrates in the third quarter of 2011, according...

6G, 7.5G LCD glass supply running tight, says AUO

Mar 24, 12:14

Supply of glass substrates for 6G TFT-LCD panel production is running 3-5% short of demand while 7.5G glass supply is running 5-10% short of demand, but the shortage is expected to...

Chimei Innolux considering China plant, says CEO

Mar 21, 15:33

Chimei Innolux Corporation CEO Hsing C Tuan indicated the company is considering proposals for setting up an LCD panel production plant in China but he is unable to disclose the details...

CMO, Innolux, TPO complete merger

Mar 19, 16:13

Chimei Innolux Corporation (CIC) - the entity merging Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), Innolux Display and TPO Displays - was officially established on March 18, with Hsing C Tuan,...

AUO submits application for 7.5G LCD panel plant in China

Mar 15, 14:57

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it has submitted an application to the Taiwan government for establishing a 7.5G TFT-LCD front-end production plant in Kunshan in China's eastern...

CMO starts 8.5G production

Mar 12, 16:12

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has started production at its 8.5G plant and will see actual products in April, and the plant will have a monthly capacity of 24,000 substrates by the...

Southern Taiwan Science Park revenues to reach NT$600 billion in 2010

Mar 1, 09:54

Revenues of the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) are expected to reach NT$550-600 billion (US$17.13-18.69 billion) in 2010 amid Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC),...

AUO seeing little impact from labor shortage in China, says CEO

Feb 26, 15:19

AU Optronics (AUO) president and CEO LJ Chen has said the company is not seeing serious impact from the labor shortage on its production in China, nor are its suppliers.

AU Optronics (AUO) president and CEO LJ Chen

AUO may gain upper hand over Samsung in setting up 7.5G panel plant in China, say sources

Feb 24, 14:17

The government in China may take a total-control policy to allow establishment of only four to five next-generation TFT-LCD panel factories in China, and the policy may give Taiwan-based...

AUO to submit application for 7.5G LCD plant in China, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 22, 12:19

AU Optronics (AUO) chairman KY Lee has said that the company will submit an application to the Taiwan government for building a 7.5G LCD panel plant in eastern China after the Lunar...

AUO supports government move to lift China LCD fab ban

Feb 11, 16:54

AU Optronics (AUO) has responded positively to the Taiwan government's latest move to lift the ban on makers building LCD panel fabs in China, saying it will enhance the overall competitiveness...

Taiwan may end ban on LCD fab investments in China today, sources say

Feb 10, 13:09

The Taiwan government is expected to announce the lifting of a cross-strait investment ban later today, allowing Taiwan makers to build LCD panel fabs in China, according to market...

AUO next to LG Display, ahead of Samsung in 2010 capex

Feb 3, 11:55

LG Display leads the top-three panel makers in its 2010 capex plans at four trillion won (US$3.431 billion), followed by AU Optronics (AUO) with NT$100 billion (US$3.121 billion)...

AUO increases capex to NT$100 billion in 2010

Jan 29, 15:00

AU Optronics (AUO) has increased its capex by 64% to NT$100 billion (US$3.13 billion) for 2010, up from NT$61 billion in 2009.

CMO to hike 8.5G monthly capacity to 60,000 glass substrates

Jan 26, 11:56

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has ordered production equipment to increase the monthly capacity at its 8.5G plant in southern Taiwan to 60,000 substrates from an originally planned...

Taiwan LCD equipment makers cut prices to win orders

Newswatch - Jan 18, 17:15

Taiwan-based LCD equipment makers have reportedly slashed prices by 20-30% in a move to grab orders from panel customers, according to industry sources, although the sources did not...

All Ring receives equipment orders for 8.5G plant from AUO

Jan 15, 14:28

Equipment supplier All Ring Tech has received orders for AU Optronics' (AUO's) 8.5G plant, which is scheduled to begin equipment installation in third-quarter 210, according to the...

Taiwan panel makers rise over NT$100 billion in funding in 2009

Nov 24, 16:15

Taiwan TFT-LCD panel makers have raise NT$130 billion (US$4.03 billion) in 2009, including NT$115 billion in syndicated loans by AU Optronics (AUO), Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO)...

China will need 6-8 8G plants to fulfill panel demand in the future

Nov 19, 17:06

Market watchers expect China will require six to eight 8G or above LCD panel production lines to fulfill its demand in the future. China's LCD TV panel demand in 2009 is estimated...

China-based TCL announces JV with Century to jointly build 8.5G plant

Newswatch - Nov 17, 15:37

China-based LCD TV vendor TCL Group has signed an agreement with Century Science & Technology Investment Corporation to jointly set up a 8.5G LCD panel production plant in Shenzhen,...

Innolux seeking land in northern Taiwan reportedly for 8.5G LCD fab

Nov 16, 10:07

In response to reports that Innolux plans to invest NT$500 billion (US$15.49 billion) to set up an 8.5G plant in a science park in Miaoli, northern Taiwan, the company has indicated...

TCL may invest a 8.5G plant, says reports

Newswatch - Nov 6, 17:12

China-based LCD TV vendor TCL Group plans to enter into TFT-LCD panel production to vertically integrate its LCD business, Chinese-language website Sina.com.cn is reporting. The report...

China-based BOE and Taiwan equipment suppliers sign letter of intent for 8.5G LCD fab

Nov 6, 12:41

The Taiwan Optoelectronic and Semiconductors Equipment Association (TOSEA) and China-based panel maker BOE Technology signed a letter of intent (LOI) on November 5 in Taipei that...

TOSEA signs equipment purchase agreement with China-based BOE in Taipei

CMO to ramp 8.5G production in 2Q10

Oct 27, 14:04

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) plans to start volume production at its 8.5G plant with 8,000 substrates per month in the second quarter of 2010, and ramp up to its designed monthly...

AUO to start production at second 8.5G plant in 2H10, says president

Oct 23, 16:52

AU Optronics (AUO) plans to start production at its second 8.5G plant in the second half of 2010, as the company anticipates demand growth for large-size LCD panels next year, according...

AUO swings to profits in 3Q09 on strong LCD panel shipments and higher prices

Oct 22, 16:15

AU Optronics (AUO) swung back to profitability in the third quarter, posting a consolidated net profit of NT$7.4 billion (US$288.41 million), with revenues rising 35% sequentially...

CMO will ramp 8.5G production in Taiwan, says company president

Oct 9, 14:45

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has decided that it will ramp up production at its 8.5G fab in Taiwan while waiting for the government to lift a ban on investment in LCD panel plants...

Taiwan government to look into allegations CMO illegally invested in China

Sep 16, 14:43

Vice minister of the Ministry of Economic Affairs Hwang Jung-Chiou said the government will investigate allegations that Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has invested in and provided...

Taiwan LCD equipment makers eye China market

Sep 16, 12:20

As major panel makers in China are moving to expand, Taiwan-based TFT-LCD equipment suppliers Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, Mirle Automation and Usun Technology are gearing up to...

China could rank second for 8.5G production in 2012, says Digitimes Research

Sep 14, 17:09

China could become the world's second largest host country for 8.5G LCD panel production in 2012 if all the reported fab projects are completed, according to Digitimes Research.

CMO secures NT$40 billion syndicated loan

Sep 10, 14:17

LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has announced that it has secured a five-year syndicated bank loan of NT$40 billion (US$1.22 billion) to boost its working capital for...

Earthquake causes minor disruption in LCD glass supply, says iSuppli

Aug 25, 16:02

An earthquake in Japan this month at a plant operated by Corning will slightly exacerbate an existing shortage of glass for LCDs, but the impact is not likely to have a major impact...

Slowdown in LCD panel price growth is reasonable, says AUO vice chairman

Aug 14, 17:09

AU Optronics (AUO) vice chairman HB Chen has said the recent slowdown in the growth of LCD panel pricing is reasonable because too much will inhibit demand from consumers.

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