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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...

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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...


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...


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...


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,...

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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...

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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...

Solar cell makers still negotiating prices for August

Aug 4, 10:51

Solar cell makers have been hoping to increase the price of solar cells with conversion efficiency of 16.4-16.8% to rise beyond US$0.80/watt in August. However, actual prices are...

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker hope to increase quotes to US$2.10/unit

Jul 26, 01:40

Despite some Taiwan solar wafer makers indicating that they are continuing to operate at a loss, they have not been able to convince international polysilicon suppliers to lower their...

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker hope to increase quotes to US$2.10/unit

China-based solar wafer firms hope to recruit in Taiwan

Jul 20, 01:00

The fast-growing market for renewable energy has prompted China-based firms to attract Taiwan's specialists to work in China. The solar market has been growing rapidly in China with...

Cross-strait solar wafer firms prepare to increase quotes

Jul 13, 14:00

Solar wafer makers in China and Taiwan have been preparing to increase quotes. However, downstream firms still have sufficient solar wafer inventories, hence, increasing prices will...

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SAS sees decreased June revenues

Jul 8, 11:06

Silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has posted June revenues of NT$1.062 billion (US$36.7 million), decreasing 9.69% on month and 34.73% on year. The accumulated...

Wafer price trend is strong indicator of solar market conditions

Jul 1, 14:26

The price trend of solar wafers will be an important indicator of the market recovery, according to industry sources, as the price of solar wafers is highly related to the capacity...

New sapphire substrate plant to break ground in July, says SAS

Jun 17, 16:20

Taiwan-based wafer maker, Sino-American Silicon (SAS) stated there is stable demand for semiconductors and a slight return of demand for solar products at its shareholders meeting...

China-based solar wafer makers interested in production of sapphire substrates

May 17, 10:26

Many medium to small China-based makers of solar crystalline silicon wafers have reduced or stopped production due to decreased demand, and have actively inquired about investments...

Bleak April revenues for solar cell makers, says paper

Newswatch - May 9, 11:54

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been facing tough challenges as average selling prices (ASP) have been falling off a cliff, inventory in Europe has been piling up, and the Taiwan...

Stagnating PV installations in Germany might lead to small incentive cuts in July

May 6, 12:11

PV system installation in Germany has been stalling and if the situation continues, it is likely the planned incentive cut in July 2011 will decrease in magnitude. In addition to...

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.

SAS reports 1Q11 EPS of NT$2.93

May 2, 15:17

Sino-American Silicon (SAS) has announced first-quarter 2011 consolidated revenue reached NT$6.46 billion, a 49% on-year increase, with earnings per share (EPS) of NT$2.93. Gross...

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...

Green Energy posts 1Q11 profits

Apr 22, 01:15

Solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has announced net profits of NT$597 million (US$20.7 million) on sales of NT$6.5 billion for the first quarter of 2011. The earnings...

TI certifies 8-inch wafers from SAS, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 15, 11:36

Eight-inch epitaxy wafers by Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has been certified by Texas Instruments (TI), according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

SAS details spin-off plans

Apr 15, 01:10

Taiwan-based wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on April 14 announced that it will spin off its semiconductor wafers and sapphire wafers/substrates business units as...

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    Toshiba HK3R SSD

    Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of enterprise SSD with new models designed to support read intensive applications with SATA interface. The new "HK3R series" will...

    Photo: Company, Dec 13.

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    Micron P410m SSD

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    Photo: Company, Feb 27.

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    Anobit Genesis-S Series SAS SSD

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    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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    Seagate Pulsar XT.2 SSD

    Seagate has begun distribution channel shipments of its Pulsar XT.2 SSD series, according to the company. The Pulsar XT.2 SSD combines SLC flash with a native 6Gb/s SAS interface...

    Photo: Company, Aug 9.

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    Smart Modular XceedIOPS SSD

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    Photo: Company, Nov 22.

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