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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.

AUO expects full utilization of 8.5G capacity by end of 2009, says president

Aug 5, 11:22

AU Optronics (AUO) is seeing increasing utilization at its 8.5G production line, L8A in central Taiwan, and expects to reach full utilization of 40,000 glass substrates a month by...

AUO 8.5G plant to reach full capacity at the end of 2009, said company president LJ Chen

CMO denies seeking Foxconn or Pou Chen funding for 8.5G plant

Jul 16, 15:46

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has denied rumors that said it was looking for funding from Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and the Pou Chen Group to complete the construction...

Taiwan panel makers to see difficulty topping 40% global market share in 2009

Jun 25, 16:51

Taiwan makers' share of the global LCD panel market is unlikely to surpass 40% in 2009, while Korea makers will continue to hold over 50%, according to industry sources.

LCD clients placing early panel orders for year-end sales

Jun 22, 16:30

End-market LCD display players have started placing panel orders for year-end sales earlier than usual, as panel prices are expected to continue increasing in the third quarter, according...

CMO denies selling 8.5G fab equipment to China panel maker

May 19, 12:01

Taiwan-based LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has denied selling 8.5G fab equipment to a China-based LCD panel maker, according to company sources.

CMO says it remains top LCD panel supplier to China TV vendors

Apr 29, 14:34

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) remained the biggest LCD TV panel supplier to China vendors in the first quarter, with one third of its total TV panels shipped to the China market,...

AUO to increase 2009 capex to bring forward 8.5G volume production

Apr 24, 14:15

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) is optimistic about the current panel industry and will increase its 2009 capex to NT$50-60 billion (US$1.48-1.78 billion) from...

AUO 1Q09 loss narrows; expects significant improvement to 2Q09 utilization

Apr 23, 16:45

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its first-quarter consolidated losses narrowed to NT$20.22 billion (US$597 million) from NT$26.6 billion seen in the fourth quarter, thanks to...

GET certifies Applied Materials SunFab thin-film PV line

Apr 20, 10:46

Green Energy Technology (GET), a Taiwan-based maker of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers and amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, has certified its...

Applied Matewrials SunFab

CMO remains conservative about next-generation fab expansion, says new president

Apr 10, 15:05

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) currently has no plans to resume construction of its 8.5G LCD line, and it has no clear future plans to build 10G or above plants, according to CMO's...

New CMO president Jyh-Chao Wang

LCD panel capacity expansion from Korea may cause oversupply in 2Q

Mar 20, 14:17

Taiwan LCD panel makers are worried that oversupply may hit the market again in the second quarter because of increasing capacity at Korean competitors Samsung Electronics and LG...

CMO executive urges Taiwan government to ease restrictions on LCD panel investments in China

Newswatch - Mar 4, 17:05

TFT-LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) executive VP Wu Biing-Seng has urged the Taiwan government to be more liberal towards the issue of allowing Taiwan panel makers to...

CMO suspends 8.5G project, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 10, 16:51

LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has suspended construction on its 8.5G production fab, and members of the team for the project have either returned to their original...

AUO reduces capex by 50% for 2009

Jan 23, 12:03

Due to the global economic downturn, LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) will reduce its 2009 capital expenditure (capex) to only NT$50 billion (US$1.49 billion) compared to NT$100...

AUO claims Taiwan's first 46-inch LCD TV panel from 8.5G line

Dec 16, 01:00

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it has successfully turned on Taiwan's very first 46-inch LCD TV panel produced by the company's 8.5G facilities at its Taichung Science Park...

AUO turned on Taiwan first 46-inch LCD TV panel in its 8.5G fab

CMO not confident about LCD market in 2009, but 8.5G fab to start production as scheduled

Sep 26, 11:36

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) will start volume production at its 8.5G fab in 2009 as scheduled although it does not have too much confidence in next year's LCD panel market, according...

CMO 10th anniversary

Contrel's equipment order visibility extends to 2Q09 on next generation panel projects

Aug 20, 01:05

Equipment supplier Contrel Technology is reporting strong order visibility as the LCD panel industry is gearing up the construction of next-generation fabs.

CMO to reduce panel output an average of 15% in 3Q08

Aug 1, 01:10

After reducing its panel production by 10% in July, Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) is planning to reduce output by 20% of maximum in August and 15% in September, equaling an average...

Jau-Yang Ho, president of CMO

AUO and CMO not delaying construction of 8.5 lines

Jul 23, 01:05

While the LCD panel industry is seeing its players delaying equipment installation for their 6G plants because of weak demand, AU Optronics (AUO) and Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO)...

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