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  • Last update: Wednesday 22 October 2014 [172 news items]

Taiwan solar wafer firms adopt different business strategies

Jul 4, 15:39

Solar wafer makers continue to suffer unprofitably. Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon (SAS) hopes to weather the storm by carefully controlling cash and waiting for market conditions...

solar panels

SAS sees semiconductor products account for 70% of total revenues

Jun 28, 12:02

In a shareholders meeting on June 27, Taiwan-based semiconductor and solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) indicated the plans to increase production of its latest A4+ high...

MK Lu, chairman of SAS

Solartech to expand solar cell capacity from 800MW to 960MW

Jun 28, 01:10

Kong-Hsin Liu, chairman of Solartech, has revealed plans to expand solar cell capacity from 800MW to 960MW, and module capacity from 30MW to 120MW.

Solartech

Solartech likely to return to profitability in June, says chairman

Jun 21, 11:27

Sino-American Silicon (SAS), Solartech, Sunrise and Sunshine PV held a joint press conference to exhibit their latest technologies on June 20.

solar module

Balance in solar market to return in 2014-2015, says SAS chairman

Jun 21, 01:35

MK Lu, chairman of Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon (SAS), believes continuous upgrades to R&D skills are a must for solar firms as market balance is likely to occur in 2014-2015...

MK Lu, chairman of SAS

Taiwan solar firms struggling to attract new recruits

Jun 14, 01:10

Taiwan solar firms have been looking to recruit new staff for the past two quarters due to increasing orders. In addition, the solar industry in Greater China has been adding workers...

solar cells

Expanding the motherboard market: Q&A with Gigabyte sales and marketing

Jun 5, 11:26

Following the recent launch of Intel's new Ivy Bridge platform, new announcements from AMD, and the growing anticipation for Windows 8, Computex 2012 will provide PC players from...

insist_on_ultra_durable+GIGABYTE

Taiwan-based solar wafer makers report 1Q12 net losses

May 7, 10:33

Taiwan-based solar wafer makers have not been able to climb out of losses since second half of 2011 despite the fact that most solar wafer firms have clear order visibility in recent...

SAS subsidiary to merge with Crystalwise Technology

Apr 26, 01:10

Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on April 25 announced that its subsidiary Sino Sapphire which makes sapphire wafers and patterned sapphire substrates (PSS), will merge with Crystalwise...

SAS may form alliance with Crystalwise

Apr 25, 01:20

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) has been considering cooperating with sapphire substrate maker Crystalwise through a merger with its sapphire subsidiary or an alliance...

SAS vows to turn Covalent profitable

Apr 16, 12:09

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) recently announced the acquisition of Japan-based semiconductor firm Covalent. According to Doris Hsu, president of SAS,...

SAS to have larger revenue proportion for semiconductor wafers through acquisition of Covalent

Apr 13, 01:15

Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), a Taiwan-based maker of semiconductor and solar-grade silicon wafers and sapphire wafers, will acquire a 100% stake in Covalent Silicon, a Japan-based...

SAS completes acquisition of Covalent Silicon Corporation

Mar 30, 10:54

Taiwan-based wafer firm Sino-American Silicon (SAS) announced on March 28, 2012 the completion of the acquisition of Japan-based semiconductor wafer firm Covalent Silicon Corporati...

Revenues from semiconductor business to outperform solar, says SAS

Mar 27, 15:00

Taiwan-based solar wafer supplier Sino-American Silicon (SAS) has indicated that by acquiring Japan-based Covalent, the firm's revenue share is likely to change. The solar business...

Demand for small- to medium-size silicon wafers, LED sapphire substrates to be better in 2Q12, says SAS chairman

Mar 16, 12:08

Global demand for small- to medium-size semiconductor-grade silicon wafers and LED sapphire substrates will improve from the preceding quarter in second-quarter 2012, while demand...

MK Lu, chairman and CEO of SAS

AUO Crystal to develop crystal growing for mono-crystalline solar products

Mar 15, 01:05

AUO Crystal (a subsidiary of AU Optronics) is rumored to be developing a mono-crystalline crystal growing process. The market expects annual capacity to reach 200MW making AUO Crystal...

monocrystalline

FST, SAS, Wafer Works expected to benefit from closure of Sumco silicon wafer factories

Feb 3, 11:16

Japan-based Sumco will reorganize its business operations closing a 12-inch and an 8-inch semiconductor silicon wafer factory in Japan. The closures are expected to benefit Taiwan-based...

silicon wafer

SAS, GET inclined to hike solar wafer prices, some China-based fellow makers to not follow suit

Jan 10, 14:57

Viewing that prices for polycrystalline silicon are rising from US$25-28/kg to US$30/kg, Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) and Green Energy Technology (GET) are inclined...

polysilicon

Globitech 2011 revenues to show 5% growth

Jan 9, 14:25

Despite gloomy market conditions in the semiconductor industry in the second half of 2011, Globitech, a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon, will achieve 5% growth in...

semiconductor

Solar market to warm up in 2012, says SAS chairman

Jan 9, 11:44

MK Lu, chairman of Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS), has indicated the firm was still able to generate profits in 2011 and expects the solar market to warm...

MK Lu, SAS chairman

Joint venture from Motech, GET and Taiwan Polysilicon put on hold

Dec 21, 01:00

The joint venture between Taiwan-based solar cell maker Motech, solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), and polysilicon supplier Taiwan Polysilicon Corporation has been put...

Global PV demand to rebound in 2Q12, prices unlikely to rise, says SAS chairman

Dec 16, 11:18

The global solar market is at bottom currently but will rebound in the second quarter of 2012, although product prices are unlikely to rise along with rebounding demand, according...

MK Lu

Intel Romley delay due to SAS storage problem in chipset, say sources

Nov 25, 15:36

Intel's delay of its Romley server platform to the first week of March 2012 has been caused by problems with SAS storage after pairing Sandy Bridge-EP processors with C600 chipsets,...

Intel server systems

N-type monocrystalline solar cells have large market potential

Nov 18, 14:40

N-type monocrystalline solar cells which can achieve higher converison efficiencies than the conventional P-type multicrystalline solar cells have been gaining attention from solar...

solar cell

Taiwan solar firms report falling October revenues

Nov 9, 01:05

Taiwan-based solar firms have been reporting declining October revenues with Gintech and Solartech outperforming peers with on-month decreases of less than 10%. Motech reported October...

SAS posts profits for first three quarters

Oct 27, 11:45

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) has reported third-quarter revenues of NT$4.096 billion (US$136 million), a 12.82 on-quarter decrease and 34.57% on-year...

SAS signs supply agreement with solar cell maker TSEC

Oct 13, 12:27

Solar cell maker Taiwan Solar Energy Corporation (TSEC) signed a 5-year, NT$9 billion (US$297 million), long-term supply agreement with Sino-American Silicon (SAS).

PV market turning point is near, says SAS

Oct 13, 12:06

With suppliers digesting their inventory as well as cutting back on output, a slowdown in the growth of supply is expected to help the solar market move toward a more balanced supply...

Falling 2Q11 gross margins plague cross-strait solar firms

Sep 2, 10:57

China-based solar firms have been reporting relatively good gross margins compared with Taiwan-based counterparts.

Solar wafer gross margins contract significantly, says SAS president

Aug 31, 12:01

Demand for semiconductor has been steady, according to Doris Hsu, president of Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon (SAS). As for the solar businesses, the magnitude of price falls...

Significant price drop of polysilicon in 4Q11, says SAS

Aug 31, 11:29

The price of polysilicon is likely to show a large decrease in the fourth quarter due to the low season and previous capacity expansions made by firms, according to solar wafer firm...

Mono-Si solar firms stepping up competition

Aug 18, 14:11

The impact of weak demand on the mono-crystalline solar sector has been relatively limited as players have not been expanding capacity as rapidly as their polysilicon competitors...

Mono-silicon solar players stepping up competition

SAS merges semiconductor silicon wafer subsidiary of Japan-based Covalent Materials

Aug 12, 11:21

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) announced the merger of the semiconductor silicon wafer subsidiary of Japan-based Covalent Materials on August 10. However,...

China solar firms to expand capacity for high-efficiency cells

Aug 11, 11:18

Some China-based vertically integrated solar firms continue to plan for capacity expansion in 2012 though the number of firms planning on expanding capacity will be significantly...

SAS to buy silicon wafer unit of Covalent for JPY35 billion

Aug 11, 10:17

Sino American Silicon (SAS) has announced plans to acquire the silicon wafer business of Japan's Covalent Materials for JPY35 billion (US$458 million). The business transfer is scheduled...

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    Toshiba HK3R SSD

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    Photo: Company, Dec 13.

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    Photo: Company, Feb 27.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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    Seagate Pulsar XT.2 SSD

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    Photo: Company, Aug 9.

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    Smart Modular XceedIOPS SSD

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    Photo: Company, Nov 22.

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