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Corning opens Advanced Technology Center in Taiwan

Jun 16, 10:02

Corning has announced the opening of the Corning Advanced Technology Center, located in the Neihu Technology Park in Taipei, Taiwan. The facility will serve as a customer-focused...

Taiwan Glass to produce glass for touch panels

Jun 2, 15:01

Taiwan-based Taiwan Glass Group is set to produce glass for touch panels due to the increasing demand for smartphones and tablet PCs. Sales of fiber glass account for 40% of total...

PCB material prices fall 3-5% in June

Jun 2, 13:49

Quotes for copper foils and fiber glass fabrics, key raw materials for the production of PCBs, have slid by 3-5% on average in June 2011 amid weakening demand and falling global commodity...

AimCore sees additional ITO glass capacity booked up by TPK, HTC, says newspaper

Newswatch - May 27, 16:03

AimCore Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of ITO glass used in capacitive touch panels, will set up two more production lines to expand its total monthly capacity by 500,000 sheets...

CPT expects input of glass substrates for small- to medium-sized panels to exceed 50% of total input in July

May 27, 01:00

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has received increasing orders for small- to medium-sized panels from Samsung Electronics, white-box handset vendors...

G-Tech expanding cover glass capacity, says newspaper

Newswatch - May 20, 11:32

G-Tech Optoelectronics, an optical glass processing service provider in the Foxconn Group, is expanding its monthly capacity of cover glass from 600,000 10.1-inch sheets currently...

Taiwan fiber glass yarn suppliers gear up for capacity expansion

May 19, 01:35

Another Taiwan-based fiber glass yarn supplier is gearing up to expand its capacity in anticipation of growing demand, joining rivals Fulltech Fiber Glass and Taiwan Glass Industry...

Taiwan Glass to ramp up fiber glass yarn capacity in 2011-2012

May 18, 16:04

Taiwan Glass Industry plans to ramp up its combined capacity for fiber glass yarns in Taiwan and China to 115,000 tons in 2011-2012, up from the current level of 70,000 tons, according...

AGC develops sheet float glass at 0.1mm

May 17, 14:31

Asahi Glass (AGC) has developed ultra-thin sheet glass manufactured using the float process, measuring just 0.1mm. Made from alkali-free glass, which is used as a glass substrate...

Asahi Glass to set up second substrate factory in China

May 13, 15:52

Japan-based Asahi Glass will establish a new glass substrate factory in Shenzhen, southern China, to produce substrates for 8.5G TFT-LCD panel production lines with volume production...

Baotek to ramp up fiber glass fabric capacity in July

May 4, 14:48

Baotek Industrial Materials, which makes fiber glass fabrics and yarns for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, has said that the company is set to ramp up its production capacity for...

Fulltech aims to be top fiber glass yarn vendor in five years

May 2, 11:41

Fulltech Fiber Glass, which makes fiber glass yarns and fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, plans to dedicate half of its capacity to the production of industrial grade...

Corning posts strong 1Q11 sales

Apr 28, 09:49

Corning has posted sales of US$1.9 billion for the first quarter of 2011, increasing 9% on quarter and 24% on year, with net profit before tax rising 15% sequentially to US$867 million...

Asahi Glass to build plant in Brazil

Apr 26, 10:06

Asahi Glass (AGC) has said it is eyeing Brazil's construction and automotive glass markets. The Japan-based glass substrate supplier announced plans to invest JPY40 billion (US$470...

Glass fabric price rally to slow in May

Apr 22, 15:51

Prices for fiber glass fabrics in May 2011 will rise at a slower rate compared to 5-10% increases in April as producers of copper clad laminates (CCL) have been reluctant to place...

AGC develops glass substrate with 0.28mm thickness for touch screens

Apr 22, 01:00

Asahi Glass (AGC) has developed what it claims is the world's thinnest soda-lime glass substrate for touch screens, measuring 0.28mm, or 15% less than the currently thinnest commercial...

Corning to maintain LCD glass production levels in Japan

Apr 12, 10:15

Corning has said that the company plans to maintain production levels at its Shizuoka and Sakai City LCD glass facilities during Sharp Corporation's temporary production curtailment...

Glass fabric prices to rise 5-10% in April

Apr 8, 01:30

Prices for fiber glass fabrics, which are used for making copper clad laminates (CCL), are set to increase by 5-10% in April 2011, according to industry sources. Mainstream 7628-size...

Glass yarn prices to rise on Japan supply disruption

Apr 7, 11:05

Quotes for fiber glass yarns are likely to increase in April, mainly due to failure of supplies from Japan, according to industry sources.

Nittobo plant suspension may hit PCB supply chain

Mar 18, 01:40

With Nittobo suspending production at its plants, the global supply of fiber glass yarns used to make PCBs is likely to be reduced, industry sources have speculated.

No effects from the earthquake, says Corning

Mar 11, 19:12

An earthquake measuring 8.9 struck off the northeast coast of Japan near Tokyo on Friday, March 11 at 3:14 pm local time, and major glass substrate supplier Corning noted that there...

Glass substrate demand growth for mobile PCs exceeds LCD TVs, says CDTT president

Mar 11, 01:30

Corning Display Technologies Taiwan (CDTT) president Alan Eusden has indicated that glass substrate demand growth for the mobile PC segment will reach 18% in 2010-2014, exceeding...

Kinko aims to ship 184 million glass optical lens pieces in 2011

Mar 8, 11:07

Kinko Optical expects to ship 184 million glass optical lens pieces for digital cameras, phone cameras, projectors, and other products in 2011, increasing by 16.5% from 2010, according...

AimCore reports 20% sequential growth in January revenues

Feb 23, 01:30

ITO glass supplier AimCore Technology has announced revenues of NT$119 million (US$4.03 million) for January, up 20% sequentially and 126% on year, a record high in monthly revenue...

Compal, CPT to set up glass processing joint venture in China

Feb 17, 11:41

Notebook maker Compal Electronics on February 16 announced the establishment of Hwallar Optoelectronics (Fuzhou), a China-based joint-venture with LCD maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes...

Apple secures 60% of global touch panel capacity, causing tight supply

Feb 17, 01:50

In order to achieve its internal goal of shipping 40 million iPad products in 2011, Apple has occupied close to 60% of the global touch panel capacity causing tight supply among Apple'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...

Corning says China market presents large opportunity

Feb 8, 11:00

The greater China market represents a US$2 billion opportunity for Corning, according to Eric Musser, CEO of Corning Greater China region.

Corning announces 10% sequential growth in 4Q10 revenues

Jan 26, 15:53

Corning has announced revenues of US$1.77 billion for the fourth quarter of 2010, a 10% sequential increase and 15% on-year increase. EPS for the quarter was US$0.66.

OGS touch to become mainstream in 2012

Jan 26, 01:35

With technology breakthroughs for one/single glass solutions (OGS) for touch panels expected, OGS touch will become a mainstream technology in 2012, and supply for high-end glass...

Asahi introduces cover glass solution

Jan 21, 01:30

With touchscreen becoming the trend in the handset and tablet PC markets, cover glass demand is also booming, Japan-based Asahi Glass, on January 20, introduced its new Dragontrail...

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...

PCB makers looking to raise quotes as material costs rise

Jan 19, 01:10

Despite price hikes by upstream material suppliers, PCB makers are finding it difficult to pass increased cost downstream. PCB material prices began to rebound from the Lunar New...

Fiber glass yarns and fabric quotes could rise 4-6% in February

Jan 19, 01:00

A shortage of fiber glass yarns and fabrics could worsen after the Lunar New Year and February quotes could increase 4-6%, according to industry sources.

HannStar sets up production lines for glass thinning and cover lenses

Jan 14, 01:10

In addition to its touch panel module plant in Nanjing, China, HannStar Display has recently started to set up production lines for glass thinning process and color lenses, and is...

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  • Asustek+ZenWatch+smartwatch

    Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

  • New+Energy+see%2Dthrough+SolarWindow+coatings

    New Energy see-through SolarWindow coatings

    New Energy Technologies, a developer of see-through SolarWindow coatings, capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, has claimed it has made breakthroughs towards...

    Photo: Company, Nov 25.

  • Amazon+Kindle+Voyage

    Amazon Kindle Voyage

    Amazon has unveiled the Kindle Voyage, with a 20% faster processor, twice the storage, and a touch interface. The Kindle Voyage uses a new paperwhite display, with 300pixels per...

    Photo: Company, Sep 26.

  • Osram+Ostar+Projection+P2W

    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • HTC+Windows+Phone+8X%2C+8S

    HTC Windows Phone 8X, 8S

    HTC and Microsoft have unveiled the first signature Windows Phones, the Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC. The new HTC smartphones feature the new Windows Phone 8 operating system,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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