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Optical disc prices to rise, say CMC, Ritek

Jun 3, 19:57

Optical disc maker CMC Magnetics has indicated that optical disc prices will rise 5-10% in July 2014 while fellow maker Ritek said that it will hike quotes 10-15% in the third quar...

CMC Magnetics chairman Robert Wong

Ritek subsidiary to offer diamond-like carbon coating for use in LED lighting, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 25, 15:08

RiteDia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of optical disc maker Ritek, has developed a diamond-like carbon coating which can be used on LED epitaxial wafers to enhance heat-dissipation for...

Taiwan market: Ritek to launch own-brand 7W LED bulbs

Jun 11, 14:17

Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker Ritek plans to introduce 7W LED light bulbs. There will also be a promotional campaign where consumers can buy one and get one free for NT$299...

Ritek to start production of Blu-ray M-Disc in August

Jun 10, 10:22

Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker Ritek will begin volume production of 25GB Blu-ray M-Disc, an optical disc developed by US-based Millenniata with a service life of 1,000 years,...

CES 2013: Ritek, Millenniata jointly unveil Blu-ray M-DISC

Jan 10, 15:55

Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker Ritek and US-based Millenniata have jointly unveiled Blu-ray M-DISC, a 25GB Blu-ray Disc (BD) that is said to have a service life of 1,000 years,...

Ritek to undertake licensed production of M-DISC for Millenniata

Jun 7, 11:31

Ritek, a Taiwan-based maker of blank optical discs, on June 6 announced that it has obtained licensing from US-based Millenniata for OEM production of M-DISC, permanent storage discs...

Global demand for BD discs may grow to 400 million units in 2012, says PIDA

Newswatch - May 14, 12:31

Taiwan-based Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA) has indicated global demand for Blu-ray Disc (BD) discs is likely to grow from 210 million units in...

CMC, Ritek post mixed sequential growth in March revenues

Apr 11, 16:37

CMC Magnetics and Ritek, the two largest Taiwan-based makers of blank optical discs, saw revenues for March rise 16.09% and fall 6.74% respectively on month, according to the compa...

Industry sources link uptick in CMC, Ritek optical disc orders to concerns surrounding MBI financial issues

Mar 21, 01:25

Optical disc makers CMC Magnetics and Ritek have received new orders worth more than NT$10 billion (US$339 million) in total since early March.

Optical disks

CMC Magnetics, Ritek expected to land OEM orders for optical discs from Mitsubishi Chemical, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 16, 10:21

CMC Magnetics and Ritek, the largest Taiwan-based makers of blank optical discs, are expected to receive OEM orders for DVD and CD-R discs from Japan-based Mitsubishi Chemical which...

Taiwan optical disc makers expect 10-20% sequential growth in 4Q11 revenues

Nov 17, 16:45

CMC Magnetics, Ritek and Gigastorage have fully utilized their optical disc production capacities and have received many orders, and therefore expect their revenues for the fourth...

PV Taiwan 2011: An exhibition with an uplifting atmosphere

Oct 7, 12:14

The annual PV Taiwan 2011 taking place in Taipei from October 5-7 features many industry leading firms such as Siemens, GCL-Poly, OCI and Roth&Rau. The exhibition is divided into...

Fire in Sony London warehouse to further worsen blank disc shortages

Aug 11, 01:30

Sony's warehouse in London, the UK, which stores blank optical discs, was recently struck by fire and is expected to cause the optical disc market, which is already suffering from...

Taiwan optical disc makers using more capacity to make CD-Rs

Aug 8, 11:27

Taiwan-based optical disc makers, mainly CMC Magnetics, Ritek and Gigastorage, have increased proportions of their total production capacities for CD-R discs from 30% to 60-70% because...

Taiwan BD makers facing strong competition from India-based MBI

May 24, 01:55

Despite global Blu-ray disc (BD) sales are rising in 2011, since Taiwan-based BD makers including CMC Magnetics and Ritek, will only have limited capacity growth in 2011, while competitor...

Taiwan 2Q11 optical disc capacity falls 50% on year

May 23, 10:48

Total production capacity of CD-R and DVD blank optical discs in Taiwan in the second quarter of 2011 has decreased by an estimated 50% from the same period of 2010, according to...

Optical disc makers cut output to stabilize prices

May 13, 10:19

As first-tier Taiwan-based makers of blank optical discs, including CMC Magnetics, Ritek and Gigastorage, have reduced output by 20-30% since the beginning of 2011 and most second-tier...

CMC, Ritek may hike optical disc quotes to reflect hiked cost

Apr 13, 10:59

In response to continual hikes in the cost of optical-grade polycarbonate (PC), which now stands at US$3/kg, Taiwan-based blank optical disc makers CMC Magnetics and Ritek are likely...

Fire strikes Ritek plants causing tight supply of Blu-ray discs

Feb 24, 01:25

A fire broke out at optical disc maker Ritek's plants in Hsinchu, Taiwan before the Lunar New Year holidays. Despite the company announcing that the fire would not impact its operations,...

Taiwan optical disc production value expected to rise in 2011

Jan 19, 11:52

Although total unit shipments to the global optical disc market are shrinking, the growth for the Blu-ray Disc (BD) segment is expected to boost Taiwan-based makers' production value...

CMC, Ritek expected to expand 50GB Blu-ray Disc capacities in 2011

Oct 13, 01:00

Since global demand for 50GB single-sided double-layer Blu-ray Disc (BD) discs will grow significantly and Japan-based makers including Sony, Panasonic and TDK are expected to not...

Taiwan expected to become the largest Blu-ray disc maker by the end of 2010

Sep 30, 01:45

Although Taiwan currently only has two makers, Ritek and CMC Magnetics, manufacturing Blu-ray discs, as the Japanese Yen exchange rate appreciates, Japan-based makers are starting...

Taiyo Yuden may release OEM orders to CMC, Ritek, says newspaper

Sep 29, 10:57

Japan-based Taiyo Yuden has decided to reduce its monthly capacity of blank CD-R and DVD optical discs by 40.9% from 110 million discs currently to 65 million discs to cope with increased...

Ritek to start volume production of 50GB DL Blu-ray Disc in 4Q10, 100GB BDXL in 2H11

Aug 11, 14:55

Taiwan-based optical disc maker Ritek on August 10 announced it is undertaking pilot production of 50GB single-sided double-layer (DL) BD-R (Blu-ray Disc recordable) discs and will...

Taiwan makers expected to surpass Japan makers in Blu-ray Disc output

Aug 4, 11:38

As Japan-based makers including Sony, Sharp and TDK have been shifting their focus of blank Blu-ray Disc (BD) disc production from 25GB BD-R (recordable, write once) and BD-RE (rewritable)...

CMC, Ritek no plans to offer Blu-ray XL

Jul 21, 09:56

While Japan-based Sharp and TDK will launch 100GB Blu-ray Disc (BD) XL discs in late July and September 2010 respectively, CMC Magnetics and Ritek, the two largest Taiwan-based makers...

CMC and Ritek see mixed growth in April revenues

May 11, 14:39

Optical disc makers CMC Magnetics and Ritek have reported mixed revenues for April, with the former seeing a decrease and the latter increases on month and year.

Ritek obtains 50GB 4x Blu-ray Disc certification, to start volume production in 2Q10

May 6, 10:12

Taiwan-based optical disc maker Ritek has announced it has obtained certification for single-sided double-layer 50GB Blu-ray Disc (BD) at 4x write/read speed and will kick off volume...

Young Fast, RiTek subsidiaries to set up glass-based capacitive touch panel JV

May 4, 11:07

Taiwan-based touch panel maker Young Fast Optoelectronics has announced to set up a joint venture (JV) with the Ritek Group's subsidiaries RiTdisplay and AimCore Technology for glass...

Ritek sees 1Q10 operation turn profitable

Stockwatch - Apr 30, 12:10

Taiwan-based optical disc maker Ritek on April 29 published its audited financial report for the first quarter of 2010, swinging to net profit of NT$37.2 million from a net loss of...

More than 20 companies join Taiwan Blu-ray Disc Consortium

Apr 29, 01:00

More than 20 companies have joined the Taiwan Blu-ray Disc (BD) Consortium, a special interest group formed by Taiwan-based companies involved in the BD market. The consortium is...

Optical disc makers CMC, Ritek see mixed on-year growth in February 2010 revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 16:23

CMC Magnetics and Ritek, the two largest Taiwan-based makers of blank optical discs, saw February revenues drop 29.86% and rise 11.14%, respectively, on year.

Ritek, Gigastorage not to hike optical disc prices

Feb 24, 10:39

Although Taiwan-based optical disc maker CMC Magnetics has raised its quotes by 5-10% to reflect increased costs of polycarbonate, fellow competitors Ritek and Gigastorage have indicated...

Ritek to purchase optical disc equipment from Daxon

Jan 25, 11:46

Ritek, on January 22, announced that it has signed an MOU with fellow Taiwan-based Daxon to purchase the latter's optical disc manufacturing equipment at a total price of up to NT$500...

Optical disc makers CMC, Ritek see mixed results in December

Jan 11, 11:15

Taiwan-based optical disc makers CMC Magnetics and Ritek have reported unaudited revenues for December 2009, with the former seeing a decrease to NT$1.403 billion (US$43.4 million)...

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    Ritek 8-inch single-side dual-layer DVD disc

    Ritek has launched its 8-inch single-side dual-layer DVD disc for digital camcorders. The 2.6GB disc allows user to make 60-minute recordings without changing sides. It comes in...

    Photo: Company, Dec 21.

  • Ritek+limited+edition+SD+card

    Ritek limited edition SD card

    Ritek has unveiled its limited edition Ridata Kuso SD card. There are three versions: 512 MB, 1GB, and 2GB. The 1GB version is priced at NT$1,199 (US$37).

    Photo: Company, Nov 30.

  • Ritek+HD+DVD+discs

    Ritek HD DVD discs

    The Ritek HD DVD blank media series utilizes a blue laser to record either high-definition (HD) video or Gigabytes worth of data.

    Photo: Company, Oct 24.

  • Ritek+debuts+portable+USB%2Dsupported+STB+

    Ritek debuts portable USB-supported STB

    This Ridata TA T100 USB DVB-T digital TV receiver can be used with desktop and notebook PCs and provides AV files in MPEG2 format. This device also supports an electronic program...

    Photo: Company, Dec 27.

  • Ritek+introduces+4GB+SD+memory+card+delivers+207x+speed%0D%0A

    Ritek introduces 4GB SD memory card delivers 207x speed

    Ritek began mass production of 4GB 207X this month and has sent the samples to its OEM clients.

    Photo: company, Sep 8.

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