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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...

Fiber glass fabric makers to see revenues decline in 4Q10

Oct 29, 12:00

Taiwan-based fiber glass fabric makers expect their revenues to decline sequentially in the fourth quarter as demand has been weaker than expected since October, according to industry...

G-Tech to add investment in China subsidiary

Oct 21, 14:36

Taiwan-based optical glass processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, will add investment of US$5.2 million in its subsidiary located at...

PCB material supplier Fulltech running on lean inventory

Oct 15, 01:40

Fulltech Fiber Glass, which makes fiber glass yarns and fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, has said it plans to raise its inventory level to one month of sales, from the...

Touch panel makers developing one glass solutions

Oct 7, 01:35

Projected capacitive touch panels makers, including Cando and Wintek, are developing one glass solutions, which integrate the touch sensor and cover glass, for the large-, medium-...

Excise tax for thin touch-panel glass substrates exempted, says report

Newswatch - Oct 4, 16:58

In order to support industrial development, Taiwan's Ministry of Finance has agreed to exempt the 10% excise tax for glass substrates that are used for touch panels thinner than 1.1mm...

Unique Optical expects increasing supply of glass blanks used in DSLR

Oct 4, 14:41

Unique Optical Industrial had 35-40% of its optical glass blanks shipped in the first half of 2010 used in lenses of DSLR cameras and expects the proportion to keep increasing to...

Quotes for fiber glass yarns and fabrics drop 5-10%

Oct 1, 01:40

Quotes for fiber glass yarns and fabrics, which are used for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, slid 5-10% in September 2010 to reflect a slowdown in demand, according to industry...

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