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  • Last update: Tuesday 23 December 2014 [230 news items]

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...

6G, 7.5G LCD glass supply running tight, says AUO

Mar 24, 12:14

Supply of glass substrates for 6G TFT-LCD panel production is running 3-5% short of demand while 7.5G glass supply is running 5-10% short of demand, but the shortage is expected to...

Giantplus acquires CPT CF line for touch panel production

Mar 18, 15:43

Small- to medium-size LCD panel maker Giantplus Technology has announced it will acquire a 3.5G color filter (CF) line in Taiwan from Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) for NT$1.3 billion...

LCD glass substrates 10% short of total panel demand

Mar 5, 15:57

Global LCD panel glass substrate supply is currently 10% short of demand, with the shortage hitting 5G production the most, market sources said.

LCD panel oversupply gap in 2Q10 to drop to 5% due to quake, say sources

Mar 5, 15:12

Oversupply of LCD panels in the second quarter is expected to drop to below 5% from the previously estimated 7% over total demand after an earthquake rocked southern Taiwan yesterday,...

Corning says Taiwan facilities unaffected by earthquake

Mar 5, 10:58

Corning has said that its LCD glass production in Taiwan has not been impacted by the earthquake that shook Taiwan on March 4.

Fulltech to start second fiber glass fabric furnace in late March

Mar 4, 16:58

PCB material supplier Fulltech Fiber Glass will light the fire for its second fiber glass fabric furnace on March 25 and expects the furnace to be fully operational by early May,...

Frameless-screen notebooks expected to hit market in 2Q10 or 3Q10, say Taiwan makers

Mar 2, 14:56

Branded notebook vendors are expected to deliver frameless-screen notebooks to the market in the second or third quarter of 2010, according to sources at Taiwan's ODM notebook make...

First-tier panel makers to face glass substrate shortage of 10-20% in 1Q10

Jan 28, 14:45

Taiwan-based first-tier LCD panel makers estimate their glass substrate shortage will reach 10-20% of their total demand in the first quarter of 2010 due to glass substrate suppliers'...

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...

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