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Plastic OLED display market to double in 2016, says report

Aug 24, 14:15

The market for glass-based AMOLED displays is expected to reach almost US$23 billion in 2022, according to IDTechEx. In an effort to adapt to new market conditions, both Samsung Display...

Vendors seeking alternate solutions for metal notebook chassis

Jul 2, 15:40

Notebook brand vendors such as Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP) have recently been inquiring about carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic and magnesium-lithium alloy chassis for their new metal...

Taiwan plastic chassis makers reducing capacities

Mar 31, 21:07

Ju Teng International Holdings, Huan Hsin Holdings and Zhan Yun Shanghai Electronics have been decreasing production capacities for plastic chassis due to shrinking demand for notebooks...

CES 2015: LG to feature curved plastic OLED displays

Jan 6, 14:36

During CES 2015, LG Display will showcase its curved plastic OLED displays for wearable devices and automotive displays, as well as a 55-inch transparent Full HD LCD display with...

Quanta plastic chassis subsidiary cutting capacity due to weak notebook shipments

Jan 5, 21:56

Quanta Computer's plastic chassis manufacturing subsidiary has recently started reducing its production capacity in response to declining notebook shipments, according to Quanta Co...

LG Display starts mass production of circular plastic OLED displays

Sep 4, 15:21

LG Display has announced that it has started mass production of the world's first circular plastic OLED (P-OLED) display. The cutting-edge display will be used for the LG G Watch...

Kinko to expand plastic lens capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 14, 10:55

Kinko Optical started supplying plastic lens kits for PlayStation 4 in July 2013 and will extend such applications to cars, handsets and notebooks in 2014, the Chinese-language Economic...

Samsung unlikely to adopt metal-alloy chassis for Galaxy S5

Dec 18, 13:56

Rumors have surfaced that Samsung Electronics will adopt a metal-alloy chassis for the Galaxy S5, its new flagship smartphone to be unveiled in late February 2014, with Catcher Technology,...

Kinko Optical plastic lens kit shipments growing

Sep 9, 11:35

Kinko Optical has extended production from glass optical lens kits to plastic ones, which have been adopted for PlayStation 4's sensing kit PS Eye as well as for web cameras from...

Computex 2013: Sony unveils ultrabooks using carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis

Jun 6, 20:52

Sony has announced several new ultrabooks at Computex 2013 including the Vaio Pro series, featuring carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis and weighing only 870g for the 11-inch...

Sony Vaio Pro ultrabooks with carbon-fiber reinforced plastic chassis

Metal chassis suppliers remain confident about future performance

Apr 25, 13:59

As Apple is reportedly planning to adopt plastic chassis for its next-generation iPhone to save costs, market watchers are concerned that the strategy may lead to a trend which would...

Plastic chassis penetration in tablets rising

Apr 12, 12:16

As global demand for tablets is growing fast, while prices keep falling, vendors are expected to adopt plastic chassis for entry-level tablets to minimize production costs and in...

Catcher expects growth in orders for carbon fiber-reinforced plastic chassis

Apr 3, 12:15

Catcher Technology expects orders for carbon fiber-reinforced plastic chassis to increase in 2013 and has set up production lines at its new factory in Tainan, southern Taiwan, according...

Acer to adopt recycled materials in products

Mar 11, 22:45

Acer will cooperate with Wistron to adopt recycled materials such as plastic into their products and the company also plans to cut its carbon emissions by 30% by 2015 and 60% by 20...

Formosa Plastics to raise stake in Inotera

Feb 20, 21:22

Formosa Plastic Group (FPG), the parent company of Nanya Technology, plans to take up new shares that Inotera Memories will release in a private placement, according to industry so...


Kinko Optical to set up plastic lens production capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 21, 16:30

Taiwan-based Kinko Optical will extend production from glass lens pieces to plastic ones by investing NT$1.0 billion (US$34.4 million) to establish plastic lens production lines,...

Entry-level iPhone reportedly may adopt plastic chassis

Jan 14, 20:26

Apple's rumored entry-level iPhone reportedly may adopt plastic for its chassis instead of reinforced glass or unibody metal as in the company's standard iPhone models, to save cost,...

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...

Catcher, Ju Teng pushing into reinforced plastic chassis business

Aug 13, 16:01

Global first-tier metal chassis maker Catcher Technology and first-tier plastic chassis maker Ju Teng, seeing the adoption of compound materials becoming the latest trend in the chassis...

Kinko achieves revenue record in July thanks to strong DSLR camera lens orders

Aug 7, 01:35

Taiwan-based optical lens maker Kinko Optical has announced consolidated revenues of NT$656 million (US$21.91 million) for July, a new monthly historical record, mainly benefiting...

Catcher, Getac see on-month revenue drop in July

Aug 7, 01:10

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology and Getac Technology have both announced on-month drops in their July consolidated revenues with Catcher saw its consolidated revenues...

Chassis makers Ju Teng and Catchers expected to benefit from 7-inch tablet PCs

Jul 17, 01:25

Ju Teng and Catcher Technology are expected to see strong performances in the second half of the year since Ju Teng is reportedly the chassis supplier of Google's Nexus 7 and strong...

Fiberglass-reinforced cases expected to be adopted for ultrabooks in 2H12

Jun 29, 01:05

In order to maintain thinness, and decrease retail prices for ultrabooks, fiberglass-reinforced plastics are expected to be adopted for cases in the second half of 2012, according...

Getac, Bin Chuan announce revenue performance in April

May 8, 01:45

Taiwan-based notebook chassis and component makers Getac Technology and Bin Chuan Enterprise have announced their revenues for April with Getac saw drop and Bin Chuan achieved grow...

Intel estimates ultrabook shipments of 20-30 million units in 2012

Apr 19, 01:05

Intel has internally estimated that ultrabook shipments will reach 20-30 million units in 2012 and the volume in 2013 is expected to double or even triple on year as the integration...

Catcher, Ju Teng reportedly enter into glass fiber reinforced plastic chassis industry

Apr 16, 16:33

As Intel is aggressively promoting ultrabooks with end prices of US$699, sources from the supply chain pointed out that PC brand vendors are turning to adopt glass fiber reinforced...

Chassis players enter into glass fiber reinforced plastic chassis business

Getac to increase shipments of fiberglass-reinforced plastic casings for ultrabooks in 2Q12

Apr 9, 11:03

Taiwan-based Getac Technology will increase shipments of fiberglass-reinforced plastic casings for ultraboks in second-quarter 2012, according to industry sources.

DSLR camera lenses become major shipment force for Kinko Optical

Mar 15, 01:35

With camera brand vendors including Canon, Nikon, Panasonic and Sony aggressively pushing into the DSLR camera and mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) industries, upstream...

Asustek outsources motherboard orders to Cal-Comp Electronics

Dec 20, 01:10

Asustek Computer has recently added Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics, an affiliate of Compal Electronics, as its motherboard manufacturing partner and is expected to outsource 5-6...

Nanya fundraiser backed by parent company

Stockwatch - Nov 18, 01:10

Nanya Technology has announced that four affiliates of parent company Formosa Plastic Group will subscribe to its new shares through a private placement, according to a company filing...

Ultrabook platform may not benefit ODMs

Sep 20, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs may not benefit much from the Ultrabook platform, despite downstream branding partners mostly being optimistic about the new device, according to sources...

Intel directly cooperates with chassis suppliers to lower Ultrabook costs

Sep 8, 01:00

Intel has recently been aggressively cooperating with notebook chassis suppliers hoping to achieve the goal of dropping Ultrabook prices to below US$1,000, and Intel is currently...

Lack of metal chassis capacity pushing ultrabook vendors to adopt fiberglass

Aug 4, 01:30

Intel and notebook brand vendors have recently been aggressively searching for new chassis materials as capacity for magnesium-aluminum chassis, which is the most popular choice for...

Ju Teng DSLR camera chassis shipments to double or triple on year in 2011

Feb 22, 01:30

Digital camera chassis maker Ju Teng International Holdings is expected to see its DSLR camera chassis shipments to double or triple on year in 2011 and the company will also have...

Parent company and affiliates support Nanya fund raiser

Nov 17, 01:35

With DRAM spot and contract prices both down, memory maker Nanya Technology saw its stock price fall to NT$15.30 (US$0.506) on November 16, below the NT$16.50 new share offering price...

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