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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...

Touch panel supply chain gearing up for the second-generation iPad

Sep 17, 01:30

Component suppliers including touch panel and reinforced glass suppliers for Apple's iPad are completing validation with Apple for the second-generation 9.7-inch iPad, according to...

GTOC to start production at China subsidiary at the beginning of 2011

Sep 17, 01:10

Optical glass processing services provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), an affiliate of the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group, is scheduled to start operating its reinforced glass production...

GTOC reports 14% sequential drop for August revenues

Sep 7, 11:31

Optical glass processing services provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a subsidiary of the Foxconn Group, saw its August revenues decrease 14% sequentially but increase 367% on...

Acer adopts Nvidia 3D solution for latest 3D notebook

Sep 3, 15:15

Acer has adopted Nvidia's shutter glass solution for its latest 3D notebook, the Aspire 5745DG, which features a 15.6-inch panel and GeForce GT 425M GPU, and is manufactured by Quanta...

G-Tech posts net profit for 1H10

Sep 1, 11:26

Optical glass processing services provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC) has announced net profit of NT$61.58 million (US$1.92 million) with an EPS of NT$0.43.

Fulltech Fiber Glass looking to 30% sequential revenue gains in 3Q10

Aug 27, 12:17

PCB material supplier Fulltech Fiber Glass is expected to see its revenues expand by 30-35% sequentially in the third quarter due to increased output of the company's second fiber...

CMI poised to supply integrated LCD, touch, cover glass panels

Aug 10, 16:31

Taiwan-based Chimei Innolux (CMI) is ready to supply integrated panels of TFT-LCD, touch technology and surface protection cover glass, providing one-stop shopping solutions, according...

Fiber glass fabric makers post mixed July results

Aug 10, 14:50

Fiber glass fabric makers have posted mixed results for July, with Fulltech Fiber Glass seeing its revenues increase 31% sequentially to NT$411 million (US$13 million), while peers...

Fiber glass fabric market to remain steady in 2H10, says Baotek executive

Aug 4, 17:07

The market for giber glass fabric will remain steady in the second half of 2010 as capacity ramp by PCB and CCL (copper clad laminate) makers will help sustain demand for fiber glass...

Fiber glass fabric maker Baotek to ramp up capacity in 1Q11

Jul 30, 14:54

Fiber glass fabric maker Baotek Industrial Materials plans to install an additional 120 weaving machines in the first quarter of 2011 to ramp up its capacity, according to the comp...

Corning announces new capacity investments

Jul 22, 10:43

Corning has announced that its board of directors has approved a capital expenditure (capex) plan to expand the company's LCD glass and Gorilla glass manufacturing in response to...

G-Tech to set up reinforced glass subsidiary in Foxconn production base in China

Jul 21, 16:52

G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), an affiliate of the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group, will establish a reinforced glass manufacturing subsidiary to be located in Foxconn's production base in...

G-Tech sees strong growth in June revenues

Jul 8, 16:25

Optical glass processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a member of the Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) Group, has announced revenues of NT$222 million (US$6.9...

Fulltech expects prices for fiber glass products to stay high in 2H10

Jul 1, 12:22

PCB material supplier Fulltech Fiber Glass expects the prices of fiber glass fabrics and yarns will remain at high levels in the second half of 2010 despite several market watchers...

G-Tech and TPK Touch to establish reinforced glass substrate JV in China

Jun 24, 17:08

Taiwan-based optical glass processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a member of the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group, announced on June 23 it will establish a joint venture...

Display Taiwan 2010: Corning shows 10G glass

Jun 10, 12:27

Corning is showcasing its 10G glass at Display Taiwan 2010, as well as other products, such as the Gorilla and Eagle XG series.

Corning 10G glass

Corning launches Eagle XG Slim LCD glass substrates

Jun 9, 16:33

Corning announced the commercialization of its Eagle XG Slim, a new line of thin glass substrates, at Display Taiwan 2010 in Taipei on June 9. While the initial focus is on enabling...

Quotes for fiber glass yarns and fabrics to move upward until September-October

Jun 3, 15:16

Quotes for fiber glass yarns are likely to top US$2.2/kg in July-August, while prices for fiber glass fabrics are expected to climb to US$1.2 per square meter during the same period,...

G-Tech to establish 6G production line

May 27, 15:58

Taiwan-based optical glass processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a member of the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group, plans to establish a 6G production line and expects...

Prices of glass fabrics to continue soaring in May

Newswatch - May 6, 13:56

Prices of glass fabrics for PCB production are likely to rise again in May after having risen in April due to a lack of capacity ramps by vendors, according to industry watchers.

GTOC reaches high yield rates in making reinforced glass substrates

May 5, 14:58

G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a member of the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group, has attained satisfactory yield rates in the production of reinforced glass substrates at its factory at the...

Corning reports strong 1Q10 profits

Apr 29, 12:27

Corning has said that its first-quarter net profits soared to US$816 million, up 10% sequentially and 5,729% on year on strong LCD glass sales.

LG Display devotes a quarter of 6G capacity to notebook panels, say sources

Apr 22, 16:10

LG Display (LGD) has devoted one-fourth of its 6G capacity to rolling out notebook panels, helping the company widen its gap with competitors in the segment, according to industry...

Corning Taiwan running at full capacity

Apr 12, 09:35

Corning Taiwan's production is running at full capacity to meet customer needs and re-establish its inventory level at the same time due to growing demand for LCD, and the company...

Fulltech Fiber Glass ignites fire at second furnace

Mar 26, 15:29

PCB material supplier Fulltech Fiber Glass lighted the fire at its second fiber glass yarn furnace on March 25, paving the way for the furnace to enter commercial operations by May...

Fulltech chairman Chang Pen Hsao

Glass fabric price strength to continue in 2Q10

Newswatch - Mar 25, 16:13

April quotes for fiber glass yarns and fabrics, which are used for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, are set to rise by 15-20% to reflect tight supply, industry sources generally...

Corning plans to establish melting tanks in China

Mar 24, 14:12

Corning, in a seminar at FPD China 2010, pointed out that the company is in negotiation with clients and the China government over a plan to building glass melting tanks in China...

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