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SEMI reports 2014 semiconductor materials sales of US$44.3 billion

Apr 7, 13:59

The global semiconductor materials market increased 3% in 2014 compared to 2013, while worldwide semiconductor revenues increased 10%, according to SEMI. Revenues of US$44.3 billion...

Niching 2014 profits hit 3-year high

Mar 31, 10:41

IC packaging material and tool distributor Niching Industrial has posted net profits of NT$61.37 million (US$1.96 million) in 2014, up 116% on year and hitting a 3-year high. The...

Giga Solar Materials to deal out 2014 dividend of NT$15.00

Mar 30, 21:59

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials will distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$15.00 (US$0.476) for 2014 operations, accounting for 61.12% of the corresponding EPS...

Nanosys to double QD materials manufacturing capacity to 25 tons per year

Mar 18, 22:03

Nanosys has announced it has doubled its Quantum Dot (QD) materials manufacturing capacity to 25 tons per year in response to rapidly increasing demand from leading Ultra HD (4K)...

Aurona enters supply chain of IC backend houses

Mar 16, 15:10

Taiwan-based Aurona Industries, a manufacturer of phenolic resins laminates, disclosed recently that the company has entered the supply chain of semiconductor assembly and test services...

Shin-Etsu poised to invest JPY20 billion to expand silicone production in Thailand

Mar 12, 22:45

Japan-based Shin-Etsu Chemical has announced plans to expand production capacity at its silicone monomer and silicone polymer plants in Thailand, with a total investment of around...

Longer blades and new materials are affecting the global wind turbine manufacturing industry, says Navigant

Mar 2, 15:29

As the wind turbine manufacturing industry has evolved and matured, blades have become a strong area of strategic product innovation and sourcing shifts. Turbine makers are making...

Revenues from materials for advanced batteries expected to total more than US$132 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Feb 6, 14:52

Since 1991, when the first mass-produced lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries emerged, the market for advanced batteries and shipments of materials used to manufacture them has steadily...

Applied positive about IoT

Feb 3, 19:57

Ultra-low power technology will become important thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data, according to Applied Materials Taiwan president Erix Yu. The two trends will...

Applied Materials Taiwan president

China self-sufficiency rate of panel components and materials rising

Feb 3, 14:06

The self-sufficiency rate of LCD components and materials in China is currently only around 20% but is expected to rise, driven by subsidies from the China government to expand and...

Giga Solar Materials expects 50% growth for PV silver paste shipments in 2015

Jan 29, 11:35

Giga Solar Materials has seen booming shipments of PV silver paste, surpassing Heraeus and Samsung Electronics to become the second largest supplier of this solar cell material in...

Soldering materials supplier Shenmao to produce tin ingots in-house

Jan 7, 11:04

Taiwan-based soldering material supplier Shenmao Technology will invest NT$800 million to establish a factory for producing tin ingots, according to the company. Construction of the...

China still in low panel materials self-sufficiency, says consulting firm

Dec 16, 11:57

China's TFT-LCD panel industry will have an estimated demand for 73 million square meters of glass substrates, 68 million square meters of polarizers and 116 tons of liquid crystal...

Chi Mei Materials may delay start of production at China polarizer factory

Dec 12, 11:42

Taiwan-based Chi Mei Materials' polarizer production base in Kunshan, eastern China, is likely to delay mass production from the originally scheduled first-quarter 2016 to mid-2016...

UMC orders equipment from Applied Materials

Stockwatch - Dec 3, 15:28

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased a batch of production equipment from Applied Materials for NT$827 million (US$26.6 million), according to a company filing with the Taiwan...

Inotera orders equipment from Applied Materials

Stockwatch - Nov 27, 12:00

Inotera Memories has purchased a batch of production equipment from Applied Materials for NT$1.38 billion (US$44.76 million), according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange...

Soitec, SK Innovation team up for semiconductor materials

Nov 25, 16:11

France-based Soitec and SK Innovation of Korea have signed an agreement to establish an alliance focused on accelerating innovation in the area of semiconductor materials for information...

Taiwan estimated to supply 20% of global IC packaging materials, says IEK

Nov 21, 15:37

Output from Taiwan-based IC packaging materials suppliers is forecast to account for about 20% of the global output in 2014 indicating the industry's less-competitive global presence...

Packaging material supplier Chang Wah swings to loss in 3Q14

Nov 17, 10:58

IC-packaging material and equipment supplier Chang Wah Electromaterials (CWE) has reported pre-tax losses of NT$17 million (US$553,000) for the third quarter of 2014, as affiliate...

US-based polysilicon suppliers building up inventories for China market

Nov 13, 10:30

Some of US-based polysilicon suppliers are building up their inventories in preparation for the China market, as they anticipate a settelment between Beijing and Washington on their...

Revenues from materials for advanced batteries expected to reach US$19.3 billion annually by 2023, says Navigant

Nov 11, 15:28

The battery industry is in the midst of a dramatic transformation. Long ruled by the lead-acid and primary alkaline chemistries, the market is experiencing a new wave of advanced...

Demand for high-end packaging to stay strong in 4Q14, say materials suppliers

Nov 7, 10:47

Semiconductor materials suppliers expect demand for high-end packaging to remain strong and buoy their sales in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Touch Taiwan 2014: ITRI features new one-step production method for touch panels

Aug 29, 15:45

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is showcasing its new metal mesh technology at Touch Taiwan 2014 that features a "one-step"...

Chi Mei Materials reports increased profit margin in 2Q14

Aug 20, 15:28

Chi Mei Materials has reported its consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2014 reached NT$4.11 billion (US$137.1 million), up 5.95% on quarter but down 17.29% on year.

Chi Mei Materials starts construction of polarizer factory in China

Jul 23, 10:50

Polarizer maker Chi Mei Materials Technology on July 22 started first-phase establishment of two production lines with annual capacity of 12 million square meters worth CNY2 billion...

Applied Materials introduces CVD, CMP systems for 3D architectures

Jul 10, 15:55

Applied Materials has announced two new systems that help customers solve critical challenges in manufacturing high-performance, power-efficient 3D devices.

BenQ Materials to expand capacity for medical care products

Jul 4, 14:01

Taiwan-based polarizer maker BenQ Materials will expand the production capacity for medical care products at its factory in Suzhou, eastern China, and establish a factory in central...

Applied Materials advances ion implant technology for 3D chip architectures

Jul 2, 13:31

Applied Materials has announced the Applied Varian VIISta 900 3D system, a medium-current ion implantation tool developed for manufacturing FinFET and 3D NAND designs at sub-2Xnm...

Universal Display to supply BOE PHOLED materials under new partnership

Jul 1, 19:17

Universal Display (UDC) has announced an expanded evaluation agreement with BOE Technology in which Universal Display will supply phosphorescent OLED (PHOLED) materials for display...

New materials and better processes spur touch sensor market growth, says DisplaySearch

Jun 25, 14:08

Both glass-based and film-based sensors are evolving to improve performance, while at the same time becoming thinner and lighter, and increasing optical quality. According to DisplaySearch,...

Applied Materials enables cost-effective vertical integration of 3D chips

Jun 3, 14:14

Applied Materials has introduced the Endura Ventura PVD system that helps customers reduce the cost of fabricating smaller, lower power, high-performance integrated 3D chips. The...

China makers expanding LCD materials production

May 16, 11:59

China makers are continuing to expand their production of LCD materials and upstream components amid expected increases in order growth from 2014-2016, according to industry source...

PV silver paste in short supply, says Giga Solar Materials chairman

May 13, 20:27

PV silver conductive paste is currently in short supply due to a shortage of silver powder. The shortage will continue until July-August 2014, chairman Chen Chi-jen of Taiwan-based...

Giga Solar chairman Chen Chi-jen

Samsung Galaxy S5 carries over US$250 BOM, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 16, 14:48

The Samsung Galaxy S5 with 32GB of NAND flash memory carries a BOM of US$251.52, according to IHS. The cost rises to US$256.52 when the US$5 manufacturing cost is added.

Giga Solar Materials nets NT$12.24 per share for 2013

Stockwatch - Mar 17, 11:23

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has posted consolidated revenues of NT$4.581 billion (US$153 million), gross margin of 22.58%, net profit of NT$610 million and net...

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    KLA-Tencor 8900 inspection system

    KLA-Tencor has extended its product offerings in the CMOS image sensor (CIS) market by announcing the 8900 defect inspection system. The new 8900 offers selectable illumination...

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