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CMO to hike 8.5G monthly capacity to 60,000 glass substrates

Jan 26, 11:56

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has ordered production equipment to increase the monthly capacity at its 8.5G plant in southern Taiwan to 60,000 substrates from an originally planned...

Sintek to raise 5G capacity for capacitive touch panels to 100,000 substrates in 3Q10

Jan 21, 15:46

Color filter (CF) maker Sintek Photronic will have a monthly capacity of 24 million projected capacitive touch panels (3.5-inch equivalents) from its 5G plant in the third quarter...

Corning may set up glass melting tanks in China to meet clients' needs

Jan 12, 11:52

Corning may set up glass melting tanks in China to meet the needs of its clients, including Taiwan's LCD panel makers, Corning Display Technologies Taiwan (CDTT) president Alan Eusden...

Glass fabric prices to rise in 1Q10

Dec 30, 16:07

Baotek Industrial Materials, Fulltech Fiber Glass and Glotech Industrial, which make fiber glass yarns and fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, are set to raise their quotes...

G-Tech to start glass production at STSP plant in February 2010

Dec 28, 14:46

Taiwan-based optical glass processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics, in which Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) owns a major stake, will start production...

Irico to establish 6 glass substrate production lines in China

Dec 24, 15:38

China-based TFT-LCD panel maker Irico Group Electronics will invest 3.7 billion yuan (US$541.8 million) to establish six glass substrate production lines in Hefei City, China, including...

CPT in talks with Japan glass makers

Dec 15, 12:05

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) recently conducted talks with three major glass suppliers in Japan in attempts to diversify its LCD glass supply in 2010, according to company chairman...

Corning sees continued strength in LCD market, says vice chairman

Dec 10, 11:31

Corning has announced that continued strength in worldwide LCD TV sales has led to an increase in the company's fourth-quarter glass substrate volume expectations, and an improved...

Glass supply disruption will not spur LCD price hike, says iSuppli

Nov 10, 14:23

A manufacturing interruption at a Corning plant in Taiwan will reduce availability of glass used for making LCDs in the fourth quarter of 2009, but will not drive up panel prices,...

Corning expects worldwide LCD glass market to grow 15% in 2010

Oct 27, 10:37

Corning has reported that display business revenues rose slightly sequentially to US$679 million in the third quarter, as sales were impacted by an earthquake that affected production...

Sharp starts shipping 10G panels, say reports

Newswatch - Oct 21, 09:51

Sharp has started shipments from its 10G LCD panel plant in Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, according to the Japanese-language Nikkan.

Corning 4Q09 LCD glass production to be impacted by power disruption

Oct 19, 22:53

Corning has announced that its LCD glass manufacturing facility in Taichung, Taiwan, experienced a power disruption over the weekend (October 17-18) that affected some of its glass-making...

China-based Irico working to thin glass substrates at 5G plant

Newswatch - Oct 14, 16:26

China-based TFT-LCD panel maker Irico Group Electronics is working to roll out thinner glass substrates from its in-house 5G glass plant, according to a Chinese-language report on...

LG Chem glass substrate investment not a major threat, says Corning CEO

Sep 24, 15:36

Corning CEO and chairman Wendell P Weeks has commented that the entrance of LG Chem into the glass substrate segment may not pose a major threat as the industry has very high barriers...

China-based Irico to raise fund for LCD glass substrate production

Sep 23, 17:00

China-based panel maker Irico Group Electronics plans to issue new shares to raise up to 3.5 billion yuan (US$512.75 million) through private placement, according to a company announcement...

Large-size LCD panel market shows recovery signs in June, says iSuppli

Sep 22, 15:30

Shipments of large-size TFT-LCD panels reached 47.1 million units in June 2009, up 9% sequentially and up 26.2% on year, according to iSuppli. This increase represents an acceleration...

CPT panel shipments improving as glass substrate shortage easing, says CFO

Sep 18, 14:24

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has seen shipments of both large-size and small- to medium- size panels increase as the supply of glass substrates is stabilizing, according to company...

CPT CFO James Wu

Fiber glass fabric makers expect strong 2H09

Sep 14, 14:26

Fulltech Fiber Glass and Glotech Industrial both have indicated demand for fiber glass yarn and fabrics from the PCB market has been improving since the second quarter of 2009 and...

Corning restarting damaged Japan plant; LCD market demand encouraging, chairman says

Sep 11, 12:04

Corning is restarting production at its facility in Japan that was damaged by an earthquake in August 2009 and it has seen encouraging signs in the LCD market, according to company...

LCD panel makers gearing up fab construction in China, says Displaybank

Sep 3, 14:29

Leading TFT-LCD panel makers including LG Display (LGD), Sharp and Samsung Electronics are actively seeking advancement into China. Displaybank said that the trend can be seen as...

Earthquake causes minor disruption in LCD glass supply, says iSuppli

Aug 25, 16:02

An earthquake in Japan this month at a plant operated by Corning will slightly exacerbate an existing shortage of glass for LCDs, but the impact is not likely to have a major impact...

Glass substrate shortage may continue in 4Q09

Aug 13, 15:36

The shortage of glass substrates may continue throughout the fourth quarter of 2009, longer than previous expectations it would end in September, due to the recent earthquake that...

CPT delays resuming 4.5G line to 4Q09 due to glass shortage

Aug 7, 10:54

LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) will delay the production at its second 4.5G plant to the fourth quarter of 2009 due to short supply of glass substrates, according to...

Wintek July revenues remain flat sequentially

Newswatch - Aug 4, 12:17

Taiwan small- to medium-size LCD panel maker Wintek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.22 billion (US$67.85 million) for July 2009, representing a decrease of 0.14% sequentially...

Corning signs agreement with Soitec to develop substrates for OLED mobile displays

Jul 31, 12:05

Corning and the Soitec Group (Euronext Paris) have announced an agreement to work together on the development of high-performance silicon-on-glass (SiOG) substrates for the flat panel...

Corning reports strong growth for 2Q09

Jul 28, 15:00

Corning has announced that its second-quarter 2009 sales increased 41% sequentially to US$1.4 billion as LCD glass shipments grew substantially, with net income totaling US$611 mil...

China-based Irico to delay 6G LCD plant development, sources say

Jul 21, 11:42

China-based panel maker Irico Group Electronics has decided to postpone its plan to build a 6G LCD panel plant in Jiangsu, China, according to market sources.

LCD glass substrate demand increases 26% in 2Q09, says DisplaySearch

Jul 20, 09:49

Global LCD glass substrate demand increased to 18.56 million square meter per month in the second quarter, up 26% sequentially and much higher than the glass supply growth of 12%...

Analog IC designers concerned about LCD panel growth in 3Q09

Jul 14, 11:59

Taiwan analog IC design houses said panel shipments from AU Optronics (AUO) in the third quarter may remain flat from the second due to tight supply of LCD glass from Corning, which...

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Corning supplies Samsung with Gorilla glass for touchscreen handsets

Jul 8, 12:05

Corning has announced that its Gorilla glass was selected as the protective cover glass for Samsung Ultra Touch handsets.

Taiwan small- to medium-size panel makers suffer glass substrate shortage

Jun 24, 15:42

Taiwan-based small- to medium-size LCD panel makers have suffered short supply of glass substrates since May because suppliers have given priority to large-size panel makers, according...

Corning Gorilla glass targets Windows 7 touchscreen market

Jun 16, 16:42

Corning, targeting the touchscreen demand expected to be generated by the launch of the Windows 7 operating system (OS), has revealed that it is working with 10 brand-name vendors...

HannStar expects glass substrate shortage to continue through 4Q09

Jun 11, 16:29

HannStar Display expects that there will continue to be a shortage of glass substrates in both the third and fourth quarters of this year, while the company also forecasts that its...

Display Taiwan 2009: Global glass market to increase 5-10% in 2009, says Corning

Jun 10, 16:51

Corning Display Technologies Taiwan (CDTT) president Alan Eusden, speaking at Display Taiwan 2009 that kicked of today, updated Corning's outlook for 2009, indicating that the LCD...

Innolux and CPT see lower-than-expected May revenues

Jun 10, 12:01

Taiwan-based LCD panel makers Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and Innolux Display are falling short of expectations for their May revenues mainly because of short supply of glass substrates,...

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  • 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.

  • Acer+Iconia+dual%2Dscreen+notebook

    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.

  • Apple+Magic+Trackpad

    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...

    Photo: Company, Jul 29.

  • Display+Taiwan+2010%3A+Corning+10G+glass+substrate

    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...

    Photo: Rodney Chan, Jun 14.

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