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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...

Giga Solar Materials obtains JPY3.5 billion joint lending for setting up PV power station in Japan

Mar 4, 10:40

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on March 3 signed with a few local banks for a 7-year syndicated loan of JPY3.5 billion (US$34.3 million) for constructing...

TeraSolar Energy Materials sees booming orders for laser process equipment

Feb 25, 10:46

Taiwan-based TeraSolar Energy Materials has obtained significant orders for laser process equipment used in PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) and/or SE (selective emitter) manufacturing...

Scientech looks to SiC wafers for growth

Feb 20, 15:42

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclamation service provider Scientech is looking to build production capacity for silicon carbide (SiC) wafers, and plans to allocate...

Topco, Wahlee post sales growth in January

Feb 14, 16:03

Semiconductor material distributors Topco Scientific and Wahlee Industrial both saw their sales increase in January, indicating a particularly strong first quarter, according to industry...

Wah Hong sees on-month growth in January

Feb 14, 14:58

Optical film maker Wah Hong has reported its January 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$965 million (US$31.78 million), up 4.34% on month but down 2.03% on year.

Chi Mei Materials plans to set up front-end polarizer factory in China

Feb 14, 14:09

Polarizer maker Chi Mei Materials Technology plans to invest NT$8 billion (US$264 million) to set up a front-end polarizer manufacturing factory in China.

Chi Mei Materials, BenQ Materials see decreased January revenues

Feb 12, 22:03

Polarizer maker Chi Mei Materials Technology saw January consolidated revenues of NT$1.258 billion (US$41.6 million), decreasing 3.36% on month and 27.54% on year, while fellow maker...

Giga Solar Materials expanding PV silver paste capacity, says chairman

Jan 27, 11:58

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials will expand its silver paste production capacity in the second quarter of 2014 after seeing orders exceed capacity by 50%,...

Corning completes acquisition of Samsung Corning Precision Materials

Jan 16, 11:37

Corning has announced that it has completed the previously announced plan to obtain full ownership of Samsung Corning Precision Materials (SCP), formerly an unconsolidated equity...

Semiconductor packaging materials market to approach US$21 billion by 2017, says SEMI

Jan 14, 14:00

The market for semiconductor packaging materials, including thermal interface materials, is expected to maintain its US$20 billion value through 2017 despite shifts away from the...

Global AMOLED light-emitting material market to expand in 2014, says IHS

Dec 26, 16:11

The global market for AMOLED light-emitting materials will expand to US$445 million in 2014, up from US$350 million in 2013, according to IHS.

Lumax obtains NT$4-5 billion worth of process control orders

Dec 26, 11:29

Lumax International has received orders worth NT$4-5 billion (US$134-168 million), with 60% coming from the China market, according to industry sources. The orders indicate a strong...

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