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TSMC buys equipment from Applied, Lam

Stockwatch - Mar 23, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Applied Materials and Lam Research for a total of about NT$2.88...

Giga Solar Materials nets NT$39.65 per share for 2015

Stockwatch - Mar 23, 11:08

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has released its 2015 financial report, recording net EPS of NT$39.65 (US$1.21) for the year. It will distribute a cash dividend per...

Giga Solar Materials 2015 earnings nearly 4 times capital

Stockwatch - Mar 18, 10:59

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on March 17 published its 2015 financial report, recording consolidated revenues of NT$15.801 billion (US$481 million), gross margin...

Chimei Materials Technology to start production at China factory

Mar 14, 10:30

Polarizer maker Chimei Materials Technology is investing a total of US$298 million to set up a factory in Kunshan, eastern China, with construction to be completed in July 2016, trail...

Giga Solar Materials to restore normal shipments of PV silver paste in March

Feb 2, 15:50

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has temporarily reduced shipments of PV silver paste due to short supply of silver powder from Japan-based Dowa Hightech. The company...

Giga Solar Materials expected to net NT$39-40 per share for 2015

Feb 2, 14:44

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials recorded net EPS of NT$27.73 (US$0.845) for January-September 2015 and, due to continued booming sales of PV silver paste, is expected...

BenQ Materials expanding production of medical applications

Jan 28, 15:25

BenQ Materials is constructing new facilities for producing medical products that will go into production in 2017, according to the company.

Pure-play foundries put capex focus on 10nm processes, says Applied executive

Jan 22, 09:57

The 2016 capex focus of pure-play IC foundries will be on 10nm process technology, according to Applied Materials Taiwan president Erix Yu. About half of the foundries' combined capex...

Applied Materials Taiwan president Erix Yu

Giga Solar Materials may ask for advance payments to cope with surging orders

Jan 11, 16:13

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials, in order to cope with suddenly surging orders for PV silver paste from Taiwan- and China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers,...

UMC buys more equipment for Xiamen fab

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 15:45

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased a total of NT$1.98 billion (US$59.5 million) worth of equipment from Murata Machinery and Applied Materials for its 12-inch wafer fab in...

Giga Solar Materials December revenues hit record

Jan 6, 15:01

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.723 billion (US$52.4 million) for December, growing 4.87% sequentially and 62.74% on year,...

TSMC buys equipment from Marketech, Applied Materials

Stockwatch - Jan 4, 11:01

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$1.83 billion (US$55.3 million) on machinery equipment from Yankey Engineering, Marketech International and Applied...

Inotera orders equipment from Applied Materials

Stockwatch - Dec 23, 11:06

DRAM maker Inotera Memories has purchased a batch of production equipment from Applied Materials for around NT$734 million (US$22.3 million), according to a company filing with the...

TSMC orders NT$1.4 billion of equipment

Stockwatch - Dec 16, 19:38

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Applied Materials and Disco for a total of about...

Advanced semiconductor packaging drives materials consumption through 2019, says SEMI

Dec 15, 15:54

The US$18 billion semiconductor packaging materials will undergo steady single-digit unit volume growth for many material segments through 2019, including laminate substrates, IC...

DuPont, Dow agree to merge

Dec 14, 23:10

DuPont and Dow Chemical have jointly announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger...

Giga Solar Materials to set up factory in eastern China

Dec 10, 14:36

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on December 9 announced the acquisition of land in an industrial park in Yencheng City, eastern China, to construct a factory to produce...

Giga Solar Materials November revenues hit record for 8th time straight, Neo Solar Power, Gintech see decreases

Dec 7, 10:45

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials posted consolidated revenues of NT$1.643 billion (US$50.6 million) for November, hitting a monthly record for the eighth consecutive...

US$1.6 billion market forecast for chemical materials used to make LCD panels in 2015, says IHS

Dec 2, 13:54

The market for the four primary chemical materials used in TFT LCD production is expected to reach US$1.6 billion in 2015. Revenues from sales of etchant alone, used for electrode...

Giga Solar to ship over 450 tons of PV silver paste in 2015

Nov 17, 12:14

Giga Solar Materials expects to ship more than 450 tons of PV silver paste in 2015, roughly double the shipments in 2014, according to company president Cafer Huang.

Giga Solar to float US$125 million overseas convertible bonds

Nov 12, 11:30

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has decided to issue overseas zero-interest unsecure convertible bonds of up to five years with total value of US$125 million.

Topco Scientific posts Jan-Sep EPS of NT$4.40

Stockwatch - Nov 9, 22:24

Semiconductor materials distributor Topco Scientific has reported net profits of NT$715 million (US$21.8 million) for the first three quarters of 2015, with EPS coming to NT$4.40...

Chimei Materials approves new cash capital increase

Oct 21, 10:40

The board of directors at Chimei Materials have approved a new Kunshan-based joint shareholder transaction and cash capital increase.

Giga Solar expects 20-30% growth in 2016 revenues

Oct 16, 11:04

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials expects 2016 consolidated revenues to increase 20-30% on year, according to the company.

Innolux spends NT$1.49 billion on manufacturing equipment

Stockwatch - Oct 15, 14:51

Innolux has spent NT$1.49 billion (US$45.91 million) to acquire manufacturing equipment from Ulvac and Applied Materials South East Asia, according to a company post on the Taiwan...

Giga Solar Materials September revenues hit record

Oct 6, 12:08

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.589 billion (US$48.3 million) for September, hitting a monthly record for the sixth consecutive...

Equipment vendors launch cost-saving programs for clients looking to migrate to 10nm

Sep 25, 15:05

Semiconductor equipment companies including Applied Materials, ASML and Lam Research have launched refurbish and spare parts programs to help their clients save manufacturing costs...

Global 2Q15 semiconductor equipment billings reach US$9.4 billion, says SEMI

Sep 15, 15:12

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$9.4 billion in the second quarter of 2015.

Giga Solar August revenues hit record

Sep 8, 10:55

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.481 billion (US$45.6 million) for August, hitting monthly record for the fifth consecutive...

Giga Solar Materials expects return of 10-12% on investment in PV power-generating station in Japan

Sep 4, 12:18

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials estimates 10-12% for return on investment of JPY660 million (US$5.5 million) to set up a PV power-generating station with installation...

Giga Solar to set up PV station in Japan

Sep 3, 10:43

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials will invest JPY660 million (US$5.5 million) to set up a PV power-generating station with installation capacity of 2MWp in Okayama Prefecture,...

Demand for novel display materials set to surge in 2H15, says IHS

Aug 20, 14:34

Starting in the second half of 2015, the overall consumption of AMOLED materials will surge, as LG Display increases the production of WOLED TV panels. In the first half of 2015,...

Giga Solar sales proportion for PV silver paste on the rise

Aug 12, 11:28

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials saw revenue proportion for PV silver paste increase from nearly 70% in first-quarter 2015 to nearly 76% in the second quarter and expects...

Topco revenues down on year in July, Scientech up

Stockwatch - Aug 11, 11:44

Semiconductor equipment and materials distributors Scientech and Topco Scientific have reported sequential decreases in July consolidated revenues at 18% and 0.7%, respectively.

Giga Solar revenues hit record in July

Aug 5, 11:17

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.451 billion (US$46.1 million) for July, hitting monthly record for the fourth consecutive...

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    Applied SEMVision G6 defect analysis system

    Applied Materials has announced a suite of new defect review and classification technologies for its SEMVision family of products to accelerate time to yield for leading-edge chip...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

  • MSI+P55A+Fuzion+for+Intel+platform+and+870A+Fuzion+for+AMD+platform

    MSI P55A Fuzion for Intel platform and 870A Fuzion for AMD platform

    Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced new mainstream Fuzion series motherboards, the P55A Fuzion for the Intel platform and 870A Fuzion for the AMD platform. The boards feature...

    Photo: Company, Jul 7.

  • Applied+Reflexion+GT

    Applied Reflexion GT

    Applied Materials has launched its Applied Reflexion GT system for advanced metal CMP applications. Key to the new system is its dual-mode architecture, enabling two wafers to be...

    Photo: Company, Dec 4.

  • KLA%2DTencor+8900+inspection+system

    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...

    Photo: Company, Oct 19.

  • Applied+HCT+Diamond+Squarer+for+solar+wafers+

    Applied HCT Diamond Squarer for solar wafers

    Applied Materials has introduced ts new HCT Diamond Squarer system, which can reduce the cost of squaring silicon ingots by up to one-third while offering at least twice the cutting...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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