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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...

CDMA iPhone to contribute strong sales to Foxconn and Pegatron in 2011

Jan 13, 01:15

Apple's CDMA iPhone orders could contribute about NT$1.9-2.1 billion (US$65.39-72.28 million) to each of its assembly partners, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and...

Taiwan upstream supply chain to benefit from increasing Canon DSLR orders

Jan 11, 02:10

Taiwan-based glass lens maker Kinko Optical, benefiting from increasing Canon DSLR camera orders, is expected to see its glass lens shipments in 2011 increasing 16.45% on year to...

Corning supplies Gorilla glass for Acer's dual-screen Iconia Tab

Jan 7, 12:00

Corning has announced that Corning Gorilla glass has been designed into Acer's Iconia Tab computer. The Iconia creates a tablet experience combining a 14-inch form factor with a dual-screen...

CES 2011: Corning Gorilla glass selected for Sony Bravia LCD TVs

Jan 6, 13:06

CORNING, N.Y., January 05, 2011 - Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today that Corning Gorilla glass has been designed into select models of Sony Corporation's (NYSE: SNE)...

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...

CPT to set up front-to-backend touch panel production line in Fuzhou, China

Dec 31, 01:10

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) plans to set up a touch panel production line covering from front-end touch sensor production to backend binding with TFT modules at its Fuzhou production...

PCB material prices on the rise

Dec 31, 01:00

Prices for fiber glass yarns and fabrics, key materials for making copper clad laminates (CCL), are set to rise by as much as 15% in January 2011, according to industry sources. The...

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...

Corning says LCD market improving

Dec 10, 10:17

Corning expects fourth-quarter LCD glass market volumes to be consistent with those from the third quarter, a slight change to its previous guidance of flat to down slightly, according...

Cando November revenues up 8%, G-Tech revenues up 23% sequentially

Dec 8, 01:10

Cando, a subsidiary of LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), and optical glass processing services provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), an affiliate of the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group,...

Corning clarifies report about investment in Taiwan

Nov 2, 14:32

Corning has clarified a recent Chinese-language report about the glass maker's capacity expansion in Taiwan.

Fiber glass fabric maker Baotek sees price competition erode 3Q10 profits

Nov 2, 10:49

Baotek Industrial Materials, which makes fiber glass yarn and fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, has disclosed its third-quarter net profits were almost halved from the...

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    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.

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    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,...

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    Acer Iconia dual-screen notebook

    Acer has unveiled the Iconia that combines the versatility of a conventional 14-inch form factor with a unique dual-screen layout and all-point multi-touch functionality. The Iconia...

    Photo: Company, Feb 16.

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    Apple Magic Trackpad

    Apple is offering its new Magic Trackpad, an optional accessory for its PC products. With a smooth glass and aluminum design, the technology gives iMac users the same intuitive Multi-Touch...

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    Display Taiwan 2010: Corning 10G glass substrate

    Corning showed its 10G glass substrate at Display Taiwan 2010 from June 9-11. At 2,880x3,130mm, a 10G substrate offers about 70% more surface area than an 8G sheet, according to...

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