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CES 2012: Corning unveils Gorilla Glass 2

Jan 10, 15:19

Corning has introduced Gorilla Glass 2, the next generation of the company's damage-resistant cover glass for consumer electronic devices, at the International Consumer Electronics...

Cover glass demand rising on increasing large-size touch applications

Dec 13, 14:47

Demand for cover glass is set to increase significantly as the application of touch-controlled technology has expanded to include large-size panels for outdoor advertising windows,...

Corning cutting glass capacity

Dec 1, 11:41

Corning expects the LCD glass supply chain to exit 2011 at historically lean levels compared to past years as it moves to cut capacity amid oversupply, a company executive has reve...

Japan-based Ohara to set up optical glass plant in Taiwan

Nov 29, 10:45

Japan-based Ohara has announced an investment of NT$400 million (US$13.2 million) to establish a plant for making optical glass mainly for use in digital cameras at the Central Taiwan...

Global cover glass shipments to grow 146% in 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 24, 15:12

Global shipments of cover glass are expected to grow 146% on year to over 750 million units, valued at US$4.6 billion, in 2011, the Chinese-language Commercial Times has...

Fulltech Fiber Glass expecting increased demand from China leading up to Lunar New Year

Nov 15, 01:00

Fulltech Fiber Glass, a Taiwan-based maker of fiberglass yarn and fabric, will set up inventory of fiberglass yarn to meet expected increasing demand from China prior to the 2012...

G-Tech rolls out 3D cover glass solutions

Nov 3, 14:37

G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), an affiliate of Foxconn Electronics, has rolled out 3D cover glass solutions and is likely to win orders from branded smartphone vendors in the first...

Fiber glass fabric maker Fulltech conservative about 4Q11 outlook

Oct 31, 14:24

Fulltech Fiber Glass is conservative about the business outlook for the fourth quarter of 2011 due to weak demand for fiber glass fabrics from the copper-clad laminate (CCL) sector,...

Corning announces 3Q11 results

Oct 28, 01:00

Corning has announced its results for the third quarter of 2011.

Corning unveils Lotus Glass for high-performance displays

Oct 26, 12:09

Corning has announced the commercial launch of Corning Lotus Glass, which it said is an environmentally friendly, high-performance display glass developed to enable cutting-edge technologies,...

Fiber glass fabric makers post over 10% drops in September revenues

Oct 11, 13:57

Taiwan-based Fulltech Fiber Glass, Glotech Industrial and Baotek Industrial Materials, suppliers of fiber glass fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, all saw their revenues...

Acer plans 15-inch ultrabooks using fiber glass cases

Oct 7, 01:35

Acer plans to launch a 15-inch ultrabook model in early 2012 built using fiber glass cases supplied by Mitac Precision Technology. Asustek Computer is expected to follow suit, also...

Quotes for fiber glass fabrics likely to continue sliding in October

Oct 3, 12:21

Quotes for fiber glass fabrics are likely to continue declining in October after dropping 5% in July-August and another 2-3% in September due to weak demand caused by uncertainty...

G-Tech cover glass capacity continues to grow

Sep 28, 15:16

Cover glass maker G-Tech Optoelectronics has said it will continue expansion of cover glass production lines, both in fourth-quarter 2011 and 2012, and that the production of 3D glass...

Schott Xensation glass eyeing touch panel market

Sep 27, 16:18

Germany-based glass maker Schott, tapping the touch panel market, is introducing its Xensation Cover glass products to the Asia-Pacific market. According to Ulrich Ackermann, executive...

Curved cover glass to be popular among handheld devices

Sep 26, 15:07

Curved cover glass may be the next big thing in terms of handheld device designs as both Apple and the non-Apple camp are reportedly gearing up for the releases of products with curved...

Lextar, G-Tech, Chimei Materials to debut on TSE

Sep 20, 12:10

Panel component suppliers such as LED player Lextar, surface glass maker G-Tech Optoelectronics (G-Tech) and light guide plate maker Chimei Materials are expect to debut on the Taiwan...

Taiwan touch panel makers ramp up cover glass production

Sep 16, 14:13

Major touch panel players of TPK Holding, G-Tech, and Wintek are scaling up their production capacity for cover glass as touchscreen handheld devices enjoy rising popularity in the...

Corning reiterates US$10 billion sales goal

Sep 9, 12:33

Corning vice chairman and chief financial officer James B Flaws has reiterated that the company remains confident of achieving US$10 billion in worldwide sales by 2014, according...

TFT LCD panel makers to reduce glass input by 14% in 3Q11, says DisplaySearch

Sep 9, 09:58

Falling prices and weak demand expectations for large-area TFT LCD panels have caused panel makers to adjust their second-half 2011 production strategies. As panel prices approach...

Cover glass maker G-Tech reports strong earnings for 1H11

Sep 1, 01:35

G-Tech Optoelectronics, a cover glass affiliate of the Foxconn Group, has reported net profits of NT$501 million (US$17.26 million) for the first half of 2011, representing an 8-fold...

Corning Gorilla glass shows market potential for use in smartphone touch panels

Aug 4, 16:45

Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) and TPK Holding as well as LG Display and Samsung Electronics plan to adopt small-sized Gorilla glass produced by Corning as glass substrates used...

Quotes for copper foils, fiber glass fabrics to stay flat in July

Jul 4, 15:02

Quotes for copper foils and fiber glass fabrics, key raw materials for the production of PCBs, are expected to remain unchanged in July after a slide of 3-5% on average in June although...

TPK increasing cover glass output

Jul 1, 14:08

Taiwan-based touch panel maker TPK Holding has stepped up its production of cover glass for touch panels with its total capacity for 3.5-inch cover lenses now reaching five million...

G-Tech expanding cover glass capacity

Newswatch - Jun 20, 16:57

G-Tech Optoelectronics, a Taiwan-based provider of glass processing services in the Foxconn Group, is expanding capacity of cover glass at its two factories in southern China, with...

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...

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