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  • Last update: Tuesday 12 May 2015 [328 news items]

Taiwan panel makers to turn profitable in 3Q11

Feb 16, 01:35

After significant losses in the fourth quarter of 2010, Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers are expected to remain in the red in the first quarter of 2011, but will start to recover...

TSMC board passes NT$85 billion budget for capacity expansion

Feb 16, 01:20

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved a budget of NT$84.99 billion (US$2.89 billion) for capacity expansion purposes. The company's...

AGC to invest JPY20 billion to boost production of cover glass

Feb 10, 09:55

AGC has announced it is investing JPY20 billion (US$240 million) in a new float glass furnace in Japan to produce specialty glass for chemical strengthening, including newly developed...

Unity Opto January revenues increase sequentially, Lite-On and Bright LED decrease

Feb 9, 02:10

LED packager Unity Opto Technology saw January revenues increase sequentially by 4.1%, while fellow packagers Lite-On Technology and Bright LED Electronics saw their January revenues...

Catcher announces plans to purchase a land in Taiwan for capacity expansion

Jan 28, 14:11

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced plans to purchase property in Tainan, Taiwan with an budget not exceeding NT$1.3 billion (US$) which will be used to expand...

AUO capex to reach NT$90-95 billion in 2011

Jan 28, 01:10

AU Optronics (AUO) will see its capex reach NT$90-95 billion (US$3.1-3.27 billion) in 2011, up from NT$84.62 billion in 2010. 20% of capex in 2011 will be for investment in solar...

Cando signs NT$4.8 billion syndicated loan

Newswatch - Jan 25, 14:56

Cando has signed a syndicated loan with banks for NT$4.8 billion (US$164.98 million) to complete its capex goal of NT$8.5 billion for 2011 for capacity expansion.

Entire reports net profit of NT$204 million for 4Q10

Jan 25, 01:50

Diffusion sheet maker Entire Technology has announced net profit of NT$204 million (US$7.01 million) for the fourth quarter of 2010, down about 8% from net profit of NT$223 million...

LCD glass substrates demand to go up 11%, capacity 13% in 2011, says DisplaySearch

Jan 19, 11:36

As the transition to flat panel TV nears completion, TFT-LCD TV panel demand is slowing, from 41% on year in 2010 to 8.3% in 2011. Total TFT-LCD panel area demand is expected to increase...

Touch panel makers transform to cover front- to back-end production

Jan 18, 01:50

Due to capacity shortages for capacitive touch panel products 0150 – from touch sensor, binding, thinning to cover lenses – touch panel makers are now actively transforming...

Wintek acquires more land for touch panel capacity expansion

Jan 12, 01:45

Wintek has announced that the company spent NT$404 million (US$13.85 million) to acquire land around its Taichung Huanzhong plant for future capacity expansion.

Cross-strait solar wafer makers remain aggressive in capacity expansion

Jan 11, 14:50

With tight solar wafer supply persisting, solar wafer makers in China and Taiwan have continued to ramp up capacity. In addition, some primarily solar cell makers are also expanding...

Giantplus to start operation of back-end touch panel module plant in Kunshan, China

Jan 11, 01:40

Giantplus Technology's back-end touch panel module production plant in Kunshan, China will start operation in January 11, and the company will soon start second-phase capacity expansion...

Equipment maker Kenmec expects 2011 revenues to reach NT$7 billion

Jan 5, 14:15

Automation equipment maker Kenmec Mechanical Engineering expects 2011 revenues to challenge NT$7 billion (US$240.45 million) thanks to aggressive capacity expansion by TFT LCD panel...

Ledtech aims for 50% revenue growth in 2011

Jan 5, 02:00

LED packaging house Ledtech Electronics will focus on the indoor lighting and low-temperature lighting market in 2011, and aims for 50% revenue growth on year, which is about NT$2.6...

Sintek monthly capacity to reach 100,000 substrates in February

Jan 4, 02:00

Monthly capacity of Sintek Photronics is expected to reach 100,00 substrates when the company's production return to full operation in February from the remodeling for glass-based...

ITO glass supply to remain short in 1H11, says AimCore president

Dec 31, 01:20

ITO glass supplier AimCore Technology expects the shortage of ITO glass to continue into the first half of 2011, and in order to meet client demand, AimCore has started capacity expansion...

TI capacity expansion to benefit wafer probing company Ardentec

Dec 28, 01:00

More than 50% of Ardentec's revenues now come from IDM clients, especially from major client Texas Instruments (TI). Ardentec, a wafer probing service provider, indicated that orders...

J Touch to raise NT$2 billion for capacity expansion in China

Dec 27, 09:24

Taiwan-based capacitive touch panel maker J Touch will raise an estimated NT$2 billion (US$67.38 million) through issuing eight million new shares and 5-year zero-interest unsecured...

G-Tech increases investment in Shenzhen subsidiary

Dec 23, 14:49

Optical glass processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, has obtained approval from the Taiwan government to add an additional investment...

LED sapphire substrate prices remain flat in 4Q10

Dec 22, 02:00

LED sapphire substrate suppliers are expected to keep prices flat in the fourth quarter of 2010 despite dropping demand from the end market and seasonality, and expect prices to increase...

LCD panel market to be better in 2011, says AUO executive VP

Dec 21, 15:11

With limited capacity expansion in 2010, and only South Korea's LG Display having ramped up capacity substantially in the past two years, LCD panel supply and demand will be more...

Amtran projects more than NT$100 billion in 2011 revenues

Dec 21, 01:10

With subsidiary Raken Technology completing capacity expansion in 2011 and bringing annual revenues to US$3 billion, Amtran Technology expects 2011 revenues to exceed NT$100 billion...

New fab could be compatible with 18-inch production tools, says TSMC

Dec 20, 17:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has said it remains flexible on its yet-to-be-built "Fab 16" supporting equipment used to make chips on 18-inch wafers...

Wah Hong to increase investment in Jun Hong for capacity expansion

Dec 15, 02:00

The board of directors of Taiwan-based optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial has approved plans to invest NT$123 million (US$4.1 million) in Jun Hong Optronics, a joint venture between...

Touch panel maker Cando to raise NT$3.6 billion for capacity expansion

Dec 14, 01:15

Touch panel maker Cando plans to raise NT$3.6 billion (US$119.8 million) by February of 2011 via issuing 200 million new shares at NT$18 per share for building new manufacturing facilities,...

Fab spending to climb 18% in 2011, but uncertain outlook for new fab construction, says SEMI

Dec 8, 15:17

Worldwide fab spending is expected to increase by 18.3% in 2011 and by 9.5% in 2012, as a result of ongoing technology upgrades and continued capacity growth, according to SEMI.

Taiwan-based touch panel makers to increase recruiting in 2011

Dec 7, 15:08

Touch panel makers TPK Touch Solutions and Young Fast Optoelectronics will increase recruitments to accommodate their capacity expansions in 2011.

TSMC continues spending on equipment

Dec 1, 16:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has issued filings with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) detailing 41 equipment purchases so far in the fourth quarter of 2010, with...

Nichicon reportedly to expand production in China

Dec 1, 14:12

Japan-based aluminum electrolytic capacitor supplier Nichicon will reportedly expand its production facilities in Wuxi, China with new capacity to come online by the end of the company's...

Cleanroom orders extend to 1H11

Nov 24, 01:05

With the semiconductor industry continuing to expand capacity, orders for cleanrooms and production equipment have extended to 2011, and sales of related suppliers will see strong...

Datang to raise stake in SMIC, says report

Nov 23, 01:55

Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings has agreed to acquire US$102 million worth of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) shares to bring its stake...

PTTC to delay capacity expansion for thermal conductive boards

Nov 22, 13:43

Taiwan-based passive device maker Polytronics Technology (PTTC) will defer the planned expansion of its monthly production capacity for thermal conductive boards (TCBs) used in LED...

Cando to raise NT$3.6 billion for touch panel capacity expansion

Nov 22, 11:04

Cando, a subsidiary of LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), has announced a plan to issue new shares to raise NT$3.6 billion (US$118.5 million) for touch panel capacity expansion at...

Epistar denies reports about China BLU joint venture with Korea companies

Nov 18, 16:28

LED chipmaker Epistar has denied media reports from South Korea that Epistar, Lumens and backlight unit (BLU) maker Hansol LCD will invest 10 billion won (US$8.84 million), 30 billion...

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