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Sources at Applied Materials deny rumors of company opening AMOLED research center in Taiwan

Dec 14, 14:43

Sources at flat panel display solutions provider Applied Materials have denied rumors that the company will set up a research center in Taiwan specifically aimed at developing AMOLED...

Chi Mei Materials reports October financials

Nov 26, 22:17

TFT-LCD polarizer maker Chi Mei Materials has reported that its October consolidated revenues reached NT$1.75 billion (US$60.1 million), an on-month decrease of 1.3%.

Low-end iPad Mini carries US$188 BOM, says IHS

Nov 6, 15:17

The base model of Apple's new iPad Mini with Wi-Fi only and 16G of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$188, according to research firm IHS. When the US$10.00...

Thintech Materials awaits conductive paste certification from customers

Nov 6, 11:08

Thintech Materials, Taiwan's largest supplier of aluminum target material with a market share of over 50%, has revealed that it has sent samples of its aluminum and silver-aluminum...

Topco 3Q12 profits up almost 40%

Nov 2, 14:58

Net profits at Topco Scientific, which distributes semiconductor materials and equipment, registered a 38.4% sequential increase in the third quarter of 2012, while revenues slipped...

Materials for touch screens in short supply

Oct 26, 10:39

Due to the recent releases of tablets by Apple, Microsoft and Samsung Electronics as well as a recent explosion at a chemical plant in Japan, upstream thin-film type touch screen...

Topco, Wahlee 4Q12 sales to slip under 5%

Oct 12, 14:51

Semiconductor materials distributors Topco Scientific and Wahlee Industrial are expected to see their fourth-quarter sales decrease under 5% on quarter due to seasonality, according...

Applied Materials plans job cuts

Oct 4, 14:19

Semiconductor equipment vendor Applied Materials has announced a plan to realign its global workforce. The plan is expected to complete by the end of the third quarter of fiscal 2013,...

Quotes for fiber glass fabrics to rise

Sep 27, 13:52

Quotes for fiber glass fabrics, one of the key raw materials for the production of PCBs, will rise 5% or more in October 2012, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Trends in TFT-LCD and specialized materials

Sep 25, 14:00

TFT-LCD panel prices have been decreasing in recent times due to oversupply and global economic instability. This has caused product prices in drop in upstream supply chains and companies...

Foundry to drive semiconductor market growth in 2013, says Applied CEO

Sep 21, 01:35

The pure-play semiconductor foundry business will continue to boom in 2013 thanks to rising demand coming from the smartphone, ultrabook and other mobile device sectors, according...

Applied CEO identifies the foundry sector as a key factor driving the overall chip market in 2013

Laser Tek to post profit growth on rising sales of high-margin products

Sep 14, 16:18

Laser Tek, a supplier of passive component materials and production equipment, is expected to report revenue growth of 15-20% sequentially for the third quarter of 2012. Rising sales...

IC materials firms spend more on R&D, says Dow exec

Sep 10, 12:08

With semiconductor companies constantly upgrading to the latest advanced technologies, related production materials suppliers are required to raise the technological bar and provide...

Dow Chemical to push sales performance in Taiwan

Aug 31, 12:38

Peter Sykes, president of Dow Chemical for the Greater China region announced at a press conference in Taiwan on August 30 that the chemical company is aiming to double its sales...

Chimei Materials focuses on polarizing films for 50-inch TV panel products

Aug 27, 16:35

Chimei Materials is looking to bump up its profits in the second half of this year by providing polarzing films for use in 50-inch TV panels, according to industry sources.

Taiwan IC packaging materials market to see 5% shipment rise in 3Q12

Aug 24, 10:39

Taiwan's semiconductor packaging materials industry is expected to generate NT$23.78 billion (US$794 million) in production value in the third quarter of 2012, with shipments up 5%...

Laser Tek sales to peak in 3Q12

Aug 21, 01:55

Laser Tek, a supplier of passive component materials and production equipment, is expected to see its quarterly sales climb to the highest level of 2012 in the third quarter, according...

Quanta aiming to move all notebook production lines to Chongqing by 2014

Aug 16, 01:25

Quanta Computer is aiming to move all its notebook production lines except those for Apple's products to Chongqing, China within two years and estimates that its notebook shipments...

IC materials distributor Topco to post single-digit revenue growth in 3Q12

Aug 14, 14:44

Semiconductor materials distributor Topco Scientific is expected to register a single-digit revenue growth in the third quarter of 2012 as a slowdown in the solar and engineering...

Chimei Materials to release new products in 4Q12

Jul 25, 01:05

Chimei Innolux's (CMI) new 39- and 50-inch panels are seeing increasing sales, giving its polarizer supplier, Chimei Materials, a bump in revenues along with motivation to release...

Demand for touch panel materials increases

Jul 20, 12:33

Touch screen panel materials such as ITO, OCA and cover lens are in high demand due to increasing tablet and smartphone shipments, according to sources.

Tablet demand increases

Suppliers of passive component materials see order visibility extend to three months

Jul 16, 14:49

Passive component materials suppliers, including Leatec Fine Ceramics, Liton Technology and Prosperity Dielectrics, have all seen their order visibility extend to three months, assuring...

Daxin Materials lists on TSE

Jul 16, 10:53

Daxin Materials, a Taiwan-based design house of specialty chemicals used in TFT-LCD and touch panels as well as solar and LED products, began listing on the Taiwan Stock Exchange...

IC materials distributors Topco, Wah Lee post strong revenue gains in 2Q12

Jul 12, 01:55

IC materials distributors Topco Scientific and Wah Lee Industrial saw their revenues soar 23% and 10%, respectively, in the second quarter of 2012, and the two companies are positive...

Chimei Materials to boost revenue with small- and medium-sized panel polarizers

Jul 4, 01:05

Chi Mei Materials, a TFT-LCD polarizer maker under the Chimei Innolux Group, said that 20% of 2012 revenues will come from polarizers used in small and medium-sized panels.

Chimei Materials

Daxin to see increased revenues from touch screen panel materials

Jul 3, 01:35

Daxin Materials, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), estimates it will see increased revenues in the second half of this year as it is now focusing more on materials for touch screen...

LCD materials maker Daxin to debut on TSE in July

Jun 29, 15:03

Daxin Materials, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), will debut on the Taiwan Stock Exchange in mid-July, making it the first Taiwan-based chemical materials design house to be listed...

MLCC maker Holy Stone developing upstream materials

Jun 6, 14:35

Holy Stone Enterprise, a Taiwan-based supplier of multi-layer ceramic capacitors, is strengthening its development of upstream materials and technologies for production of ceramic...

Novaled develops new air-stable n-dopant and ETL materials for OLED

Jun 1, 10:03

Novaled, which develops technologies and materials that enhance the performance of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and other organic electronics, has announced a new class of...

China government focuses on illegal imports of waste materials that carry polysilicon

May 23, 11:26

The price of polysilicon in China has been low causing many firms to shut down production. Industry sources noted that washing waste materials causes pollution problems, and polysilicon...

polysilicon

Notebook vendors to push ultra-like notebook models

Apr 26, 01:20

The high prices of second-generation ultrabooks which are set to appear in early June of around US$1,000 are unlikely to help them win-over consumers; therefore, notebook vendors...

Applied Materials acquires new solar technology

Apr 24, 15:21

US-based equipment firm Applied Materials recently acquired Varian Semiconductor Equipment. Varian has the technology to reduce the 20 steps of interdigitated back contact (IBC),...

Applied Materials

Applied Materials, Samsung may cooperate in Xi'an

Apr 23, 15:46

US-based semiconductor equipment firm Applied Materials recently held a solar forum in Xi'an, China. The firm has set up a global R&D center in the city. South Korea-based Samsung...

solar panels

Applied Materials holds solar technology innovation summit conference in China

Apr 20, 12:11

Applied Materials' Solar Technology Center in Xi'an, western China, will hold a solar technology innovation summit on April 20, according to the company. The center is an R&D...

TSMC capex budget hike to benefit equipment and materials suppliers, say sources

Apr 12, 14:44

The decision by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to raise its capex budget for 2012 will benefit suppliers and distributors of semiconductor equipment in Taiwan,...

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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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...

    Photo: Company, Oct 19.

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    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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