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Falling price for sapphire substrates may trim gross margin in 2Q11, says Rubicon

May 9, 11:26

US-based sapphire substrate firm, Rubicon Technology, has announced financial performance for first-quarter 2011. Compared with the previous quarter, revenues increased to US$37.97...

SAS reports falling April revenues

May 6, 11:54

Sino-American Silicon has reported April revenues of NT$1,857 million (US$64.82 million), a 7.76% sequential decrease but a 25.49% on-year increase.

Patterned sapphire substrate wafers expected to account for 50% of the market in 2011

May 5, 12:14

Contrast to the lack of demand for LED TV, the market for LED lighting has been growing steadily. With demands for improvements in luminous efficacy growing, the market forecasts...

Crystalwise to debut on Taiwan OTC market

May 5, 01:40

LED sapphire wafer manufacturer Crystalwise Technology has gained approval to list on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) market, and expects to make its debut in the first half of...

Wafer Works Optronics to ramp up sapphire ingot capacity

Apr 29, 14:12

Wafer Works Optronics, a Taiwan-based producer of sapphire ingots, wafers and substrates, will expand its production capacity of sapphire ingots by adding crystal-growing furnaces...

SAS to expand sapphire capacity

Apr 29, 14:07

Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) will spin off its sapphire wafer/substrate business as a wholly owned subsidiary, Taiwan Sapphire, and is constructing a new factory...

SAS to spin off semiconductor wafer and sapphire substrate businesses

Apr 14, 16:11

Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on April 14 announced plans to create two independent companies by spinning off its semiconductor wafer and LED sapphire substrate...

Sapphire substrate makers Cyrstal Applied and Tera Xtal to deal out dividends, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 14, 11:13

Two Taiwan-based sapphire substrate makers Crystal Applied Technology and Tera Xtal Technology plan to deal out handsome dividends for their performance in 2010, according to a Chinese-language...

Ferric core maker Acme reports explosion at plant

Apr 14, 01:25

Taiwan-based Acme Electronics, which produces mainly ferrite cores, has reported an explosion at its plant in Miaoli County, northern Taiwan. Seven employees were injured.

SAS sapphire substrate sales top NT$100 million in March

Apr 7, 16:28

Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) saw monthly sales of its patterned sapphire substrates exceed NT$100 mbillion (US$3.5 million) for the first time in March 2011, according to...

Sumitomo Chemical, Samsung LED team up for sapphire substrates

Mar 29, 14:57

Sumitomo Chemical and Samsung LED have entered into an agreement to establish a joint venture in Korea for the R&D, manufacture, and sale of sapphire substrates for LEDs, Sumitomo...

SAS expects sapphire substrate sales to grow substantially in 2011

Mar 28, 16:32

Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has estimated that sales of its patterned sapphire substrates will top NT$2 billion (US$68 million) in 2011, and growth in the high-margin product...

Sapphire ingot prices sustainable for 2Q11

Mar 25, 10:49

Sapphire ingot prices are unlikely to drop in the second quarter of 2011, on rising demand for LED-backlit and lighting applications, according to industry sources in Taiwan. Prices...

Sapphire substrate supply unaffected by Japan earthquake, says Epistar

Mar 16, 10:42

The supply of sapphire substrates will not be affected by the Japan earthquake as the facilities of the top-2 Japan-based makers - Kyocera and Namiki - were not damaged by the quake,...

Wafer Works Optronics see revenues more than double in February 2011

Mar 10, 11:39

Wafer Works Optronics, a sapphire substrate subsidiary of silicon wafer maker Wafer Works, saw its revenues surge 123% sequentially to a record high of NT$73.1 million (US$2.5 million...

The LED upstream boom: Q&A with Digitimes Research analyst Jessie Lin

Mar 9, 09:41

With LED chipmakers aggressively increasing capacity to meet fast growing demand from the LCD displays and general lighting markets, suppliers in the upstream are optimistic on outlook...

Jessie Lin

TXC 2011 sales likely to top NT$10 billion

Mar 7, 12:34

Quartz component manufacturer TXC will likely see consolidated revenues climb to an all-time high of about NT$11 billion (US$374 million) in 2011, buoyed by rising shipments of crystal...

Sapphire substrate prices start to fall

Mar 2, 10:49

Pricing for sapphire substrates has stopped increasing and is showing a gradual decrease due to dropping demand and seasonality. Current prices for 2-inch sapphire substrates have...

GCL-Poly to spend US$500 million to set up LED plant

Mar 2, 01:50

China-based upstream solar material supplier GCL-Poly recently started construction of an LED production plant in Jiangsu, scheduled to complete at the end of 2011. Initial investment...

TXC to start production of sapphire substrate wafers

Feb 18, 01:10

Quartz crystal component maker TXC has acquired 10 sets of equipment for slicing monocrystalline sapphire ingots and will begin production soon, with monthly shipments expected to...

Sapphire substrate price drop to expand to 15% on quarter in 1Q11

Feb 15, 01:50

Prices of sapphire substrates are expected to drop 10-15% sequentially in the first quarter of 2011, an increase from a previous 5-10% quarterly decrease in 2010, but the decrease...

Lextar produces 6-inch LED epitaxial wafers

Dec 24, 02:00

Lextar Electronics has announced the production of its first 6-inch LED epitaxial wafer, while Epistar is expected to adopt 6-inch wafers to its production process in mid-2011.

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    SEMICON Taiwan 2011: Atecom showcases sapphire ingots

    Taiwan-based semiconductor material supplier Atecom Technology showcased its sapphire crystals at SEMICON Taiwan 2011 in early September. Headquartered in Taipei, Atecom has been...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Sep 16.

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