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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...

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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...

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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,...

Applied Materials introduces advanced CVD films to enable metal oxide-based high resolution displays

Mar 21, 12:25

Applied Materials has announced new PECVD film technology to produce higher-performance, high-resolution displays for next-generation tablet PCs and TVs. Available on Applied's AKT-PECVD...

New iPad costs more to produce, IHS teardown reveals

Mar 20, 15:49

The new iPad, equipped with 32GB of NAND flash memory and 4G LTE wireless capability, carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$364.35, according to a teardown analysis by IHS iSuppli...

BenQ Materials offers contact lenses for own-brand sale

Mar 20, 01:35

BenQ Materials, a Taiwan-based maker of polarizers, on March 19 unveiled its new product, gas-permeable silicon hydrogel disposable contact lenses for sale under its own brand MiaCare...

Corning and Samsung Mobile Display form new OLED glass venture

Feb 6, 15:03

Corning and Samsung Mobile Display have signed an agreement to establish a new equity venture for the manufacture of specialty glass substrates for the rapidly expanding organic light...

Chang Wah seeing orders for driver IC-use packaging materials surge

Jan 19, 17:00

Chang Wah Electromaterials, which distributes packaging materials and equipment for the semiconductor and LCD industries, expects orders for COF (chip-on-film) packaging materials...

Apple suppliers to start preparing materials for iTV in 1Q12, say sources

Dec 27, 10:55

The supply chain of Apple will start preparing materials for iTV sets in the first quarter of 2012 in order to meet Apple's schedule to launch the new display products in the second...

IC packaging materials market to reach US$25.7 billion by 2015, says SEMI

Dec 16, 13:58

The market for semiconductor packaging materials, including thermal interface materials, is expected to reach US$22.8 billion in 2011 and grow to US$25.7 billion by 2015, according...

Chi Mei Materials to run at 80% capacity in 4Q11

Dec 15, 01:10

Polarizer film maker Chi Mei Materials Technology is expected to run at 80% of its capacity in the fourth quarter of 2011 with the quarter's profitability to be higher than that recorded...

Ultrabooks to lead to development of various chassis materials, say makers

Dec 9, 15:37

The development of notebooks will be toward slimness over the next two to three years due to the promotion of ultrabooks, and the use of various materials/processes for making chassis...

Materials and equipment pose challenges for 10nm semiconductor processes

Dec 7, 16:07

While semiconductor manufacturing processes have been continually upgraded through die shrinks, the development of processes for 10nm and below is expected to face challenges related...

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MLCC material supplier PDC cautious about 4Q11

Nov 25, 11:55

Prosperity Dielectrics Company (PDC), which mainly supplies powder materials to multi-layer ceramic-chip capacitor (MLCC) makers, has said weak end-market demand will negatively affect...

Applied Materials completes Varian takeover

Nov 14, 10:54

Applied Materials has completed its acquisition of Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates. This takeover enhances Applied's portfolio with ion implantation technology, a market...

Laser Tek expects November, December revenues to fall

Nov 10, 16:14

Laser Tek, a supplier of SMD (surface-mount-device) packaging materials and semiconductor equipment, expects to report on-month drops in revenues for November and December. Passive...

ShineMore gearing up for niche-market CCLs

Nov 4, 15:25

ShineMore Technology Materials, a maker of copper clad laminates (CCL), has revealed plans to grow the ratio of niche-market products in company revenues to 50% in 2012 from 27% estimated...

Giga Solar aluminum paste shipments to decrease in 2011, says chairman

Oct 27, 12:02

Due to low demand in the market, shipments of aluminum paste for solar cells are expected to decrease around 30% in 2011, said Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Taiwan-based conductive paste...

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AZ Electronic to open new plant in Taiwan

Oct 20, 16:46

AZ Electronic Materials, which produces specialty chemical materials used in the manufacture of ICs and flat panel displays, recently held a ground-breaking ceremony for a new manufacturing...

Fiber glass fabric makers post over 10% drops in September revenues

Oct 11, 13:57

Taiwan-based Fulltech Fiber Glass, Glotech Industrial and Baotek Industrial Materials, suppliers of fiber glass fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, all saw their revenues...

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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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    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

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