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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...

Feedback Tech expects strong demand for ion implantation materials in 4Q13-1Q14

Nov 28, 14:50

Feedback Technology, which distributes equipment and parts for semiconductor and optoelectronics industries, expects demand for its ion implantation materials to rebound in the fourth...

PV materials market to have 9% CAGR through 2018, says Lux Research

Nov 25, 14:43

Massive oversupply and downward price pressure have created the misconception that the solar industry suffered from industry-wide commoditization. But not all solar modules are created...

Daxin Materials develops copper-etching solution used in Ultra HD TV panel production

Nov 11, 13:57

Daxin Materials, a subsidiary of Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), has developed a copper-etching solution for use in production of Ultra HD panels, with the product...

Chimei Materials, BenQ Materials report profits for January-September

Nov 6, 14:35

Polarizer maker Chimei Materials Technology recorded consolidated revenues of over NT$13.95 billion (US$469 million), gross margin of 17.15%, net profit of NT$1.923 billion and net...

Giga Solar Materials starts construction of PV power plant in Japan

Oct 28, 14:29

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on October 25 began construction of a ground-mounted PV power-generating station with an annual capacity of 17MWp in Fukushima...

Semiconductor materials market to approach US$50 billion in 2014, says SEMI

Oct 2, 11:50

Given the industry's anemic performance during the first part of the year, a number of analysts have recently downgraded their 2013 semiconductor revenue forecasts to low-single digits,...

No large PV capital spending globally before 2015, says Applied Materials executive

Sep 30, 13:19

Global PV production capacity is not expected to significantly increase in the near future and therefore there will not be any large PV capital expenditure before 2015, according...

Applied Materials to merge with Tokyo Electron

Sep 25, 11:46

Applied Materials will merge with Tokyo Electron in an all-stock deal, which the companies claim will create a company with a combined stock market value of US$29 billion.

3D NAND, FinFET to drive semiconductor equipment market growth, says Applied Materials

Sep 6, 12:11

With chipmakers engaged in the development of 3D NAND and FinFET technologies, the global semiconductor market is set to expand another 25-35%, said an Applied Materials executive...

Erix Yu, president of Applied Materials Taiwan

Giga Solar Materials to set up PV power station in Japan

Stockwatch - Aug 30, 14:52

Giga Solar Materials, a Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker, on August 29 announced the investment of JPY5.0 billion (US$51.0 million) to establish a ground-mounted PV power-generating...

Taiwan LCD materials industry shows increased output value in 2Q13

Aug 22, 20:52

The LCD materials industry in Taiwan had an output value of NT$15.53 billion (US$518.38 million) during the second quarter of 2013, up 12.5% on quarter and up 13.7% on year, according...

Semiconductor manufactruing has long way to go green, says ATMI executive

Aug 20, 15:47

Companies engaged in the semiconductor industry should be committed to minimizing the environmental impact of their manufacturing processes, such as using materials doing less harm...

Chris Kramer, ATMI senior vice president of materials solutions

TVs to drive growth of OLED materials market, says DisplaySearch

Aug 20, 14:17

Growing demand from large TV panels is expected to increase OLED material revenues at a compound annual growth rate of 67% through 2017, even as material revenue from mobile phones...

Green buildings fueling a return to traditional materials and methods, says Navigant Research

Aug 6, 14:31

As more and more construction projects seek green building certification or otherwise strive for exemplary environmental performance, demand is growing for materials that, by virtue...

Chi Mei Materials sees increased revenues in 2Q13

Jul 23, 16:37

Chi Mei Materials saw its revenues reach over NT$4.97 billion (US$166.23 million) in the second quarter of 2013, up 6.08% on quarter.

Applied lands 8.5G and 5.5G fab equipment orders from BOE

Jul 4, 14:00

Applied Materials announced recently that China-based LCD panel supplier BOE Technology has placed "significant" equipment orders for 8.5G and 5.5G production lines installed...

Chi Mei Materials expects 5-10% growth in 2H13 revenues

Jun 28, 11:27

Polarizer maker Chi Mei Materials Technology expects consolidated revenues for the second half of 2013 to increase 5-10% from the first half, Revenues for 2013 will rise 3-5% on year,...

BenQ Materials expects performance to improve in 2Q13

May 21, 16:00

BenQ Materials, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO) that largely focuses on producing polarizer products, expects its performance to improve on quarter during the second quarter 2013,...

CCL makers 2Q13 sales to rise

Apr 26, 16:03

Copper-clad laminate (CCL) manufacturers Elite Materials (EMC) and Iteq both expect to post sequential revenue growth in the second quarter buoyed by strong mobile device demand,...

Chimei Materials sees decreased performance in 1Q13, but expects a turnaround later in the year

Apr 24, 16:09

Chimei Materials has announced that its consolidated revenues reached NT$4.69 billion (US$157.5 million) in the first quarter of 2013, down 7.55% on quarter. Sources at the company...

CCL maker Elite Materials posts brisk sales in March

Apr 9, 22:07

CCL (copper-clad laminate) maker Elite Materials (EMC) saw its revenues grow 22.5% on month and 14% on year to NT$1.51 billion (US$49.35 million) in March, buoyed by strong demand...

Global semiconductor materials market falls for first time in three years

Apr 9, 10:54

The global market for semiconductor materials for both wafer fabrication and packaging declined in 2012 for the first time in three years, according to data compiled by SEMI. Worldwide...

IC material distributor Topco reports EPS NT$5.40 for 2012

Apr 2, 16:14

Topco Scientific, which distributes semiconductor materials and equipment, has reported net profits of NT$804 million (US$28.86 million) for 2012, decreasing 15.5% from the previous...

Samsung Galaxy S4 carries US$236 bill of materials, IHS teardown reveals

Mar 20, 13:45

The HSPA+ version of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4 smartphone carries a US$236 bill of materials (BOM), up significantly from the Galaxy S3, due to major upgrades in the display,...

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