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Heavyweight newcomers to accelerate solar market transformation

Oct 19, 10:01

Solar firms have been facing low demand in 2011. As marginalization continues to weed out firms that are less competitive, many non-solar industry leading corporations have been eyeing...

Solar cells

Expected popularity of Kindle Fire may benefit suppliers

Oct 18, 10:48

The expected hot sales of Amazon's Kindle Fire, due to be released on November 15, may spur shipments of the tablet's touch modules and panel suppliers all through the end of 2011,...

Taiwan LED firms facing increasing competition from South Korea peers

Oct 17, 15:31

Performance in 2012 is likely to be flat on year, said Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight. LED lighting is likely to be the one market that demonstrates...

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).

Microsoft Mango system will rise, says HTC executive

Oct 13, 01:20

President of High Tech Computer (HTC) North Asia Jack Tung, commenting on Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.5 Mango system, pointed out that the smartphone industry is developing into an...

TPT sees increasing orders for TFT-LCD boards from South Korea

Oct 12, 01:00

Taiwan-based PCB maker Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) has been receiving increasing orders for TFT-LCD PCBs from South Korea, with revenues rising to 38% of total currently, according...

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...

Polysilicon contract price negotiations for 4Q11 to take place at PV Taiwan 2011

Oct 3, 14:52

The three-day PV Taiwan 2011 event will begin on October 5, 2011 in Taiwan. The event has been seen as a crucial place for buyers and suppliers of polysilicon to settle on contract...

GT Advanced to form partnership with Nexolon

Sep 15, 10:33

GT Advanced Technologies has announced that it has begun final production testing for its new DSS MonoCast ingot growth technology with South Korea-based PV manufacturer Nexolon....

Nichia files patent infringement lawsuit against Everlight

Sep 2, 10:32

Japan-based LED firm Nichia Corporation has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Tokyo District Court to enjoin Chip One Stop from infringing Nichia's patent (No. 4530094, or "patent...

Veeco opens technology center in Taiwan

Sep 1, 11:02

Veeco Instruments, a supplier of metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) equipment used to make LEDs, celebrated the opening of its new Taiwan Technology Center (TTC) in Hsinchu,...

Kenmos expects better sales in 2H11 due to new clients

Aug 31, 12:38

Backlight module (BLU) maker Kenmos Technology recorded consolidated revenues of NT$3.74 billion (US$128 million) in first-half 2011, with pretax income of NT$35 million.

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...

LED market growth transitions to lighting applications, says DisplaySearch

Aug 26, 14:21

Market indicators continue to predict an on-year rise of 20% in LED usage across applications in 2011 with lighting leading the way, according to DisplaySearch. The total package...

Effective policies can help the LED industry, says Everlight chairman

Aug 25, 14:56

In comparison to government policies in Japan, South Korea and China in promoting the usage of LED products, Taiwan's government has been lagging behind, according to Robert Yeh,...

Price of polysilicon likely to drop below US$40/kg in 2012

Aug 24, 12:00

The price of polysilicon is likely to drop below US$40/kg in 2012, according to sources from China-based polysilicon firms. The impact of capacity expansion will be apparent in the...

polysilicon

Samsung reportedly contacted Taiwan OEMs for evaluating notebook outsourcing

Aug 23, 01:10

Korea-based notebook brand vendor Samsung Electronics has reportedly contacted Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology in August to...

GT Advanced Technologies receives additional orders from South Korea-based OCI

Aug 19, 15:33

GT Advanced Technologies (previously named GT Solar) has announced that it has received US$33 million in additional bookings from South Korea-based polysilicon producer OCI Company...

LED players bracing for weak year-end shopping

Aug 18, 11:27

With TV vendors digesting their inventories, demand for large-size LED backlighting products continues to be gloomy. While demand in the past would usually start picking up in September...

LED firms looking to lighting products for revenue growth

Digitimes Insight: South Korea increases standardization of specifications and certification for LED lighting products

Aug 17, 16:33

South Korea has been standardizing specifications for LED lighting and product certification. South Korea has been setting the Korea Standard (KS) for LED traffic lights and lighting...

Delta optimistic about the future of LED lighting

Aug 5, 14:41

The LED lighting market has been performing relatively well compared to the LED TV backlight market. According to Delta, the sweet spot for LED lighting prices will be reached around...

LG Display and AUO likely to increase capacity utilization sequentially in 3Q11

Aug 3, 01:15

Despite weak demand in the LCD TV market due to the increasing popularity of smartphones and tablet PCs, the traditional boom season in the third quarter should help panel makers...

Asia will sustain LED business over near term, says Information Network

Aug 2, 14:55

While steady and positive proliferation of LED lighting products continues, key price points could trigger real commercial demand, and Korea, Japan, and China have the solutions according...

Small-sized display shipments decline amid weak demand from all markets except tablets, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 29, 16:15

Shipments of small- and medium-sized display (SMD) panels fell for the second straight month in May as demand decreased from cellphones and all other major product categories-with...

Talks over poly-Si prices stall

Jul 15, 10:39

Solar wafer and cell manufacturing companies have been negotiating with their upstream material suppliers to lower July prices for polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si), but the talks...

Panel prices depending on purchases of China TV vendors

Jul 8, 15:44

According to statistics, the top six China-based TV brands purchased up to 3.61 million panels in May, representing a 24% on-month and 64% on-year growth.

Panel makers likely to continue incurring losses in 2011

Jul 7, 11:21

Panel makers continued to generate profits lower than market expectations in the second quarter. It is likely such conditions will continue throughout the year into the first half...

Products adopting AMOLED panels to grow in 2H11

Jul 5, 01:25

Samsung has been the biggest supporter for AMOLED panels. Industry sources stated there will be numerous mobile phone vendors adopting AMOLED panels in the second half of the year...

Taiwan dollar appreciation is double-edged sword, says central bank

Jul 4, 15:29

Taiwan's central bank announced on June 30 a decision to raise the discount rate, the rate on accommodations with collateral, and the rate on accommodations without collateral by...

Taiwan, Korea LCD panel makers reduce output

Jul 4, 11:13

Taiwan- and South Korea-based TFT-LCD panel makers have lowered capacity utilization to decrease output since the beginning of June, hoping large-size panel prices will rebound at...

Taiwan solar wafer makers under pressure to hike quotes

Jul 1, 10:30

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers have asked South Korea-based OCI to lower polycrystalline silicon prices to below US$50/kg but the latter is sticking to...

Current condition and future prospects of LED: Q&A with Lextar chairman David Su

Jun 29, 15:57

As a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), Lextar has been viewed as a LED backlight module maker. Recently Lextar has set goals to enter the LED lighting market. David Su, chairman...

David Su, chairman of Lextar

China might delay issuance of panel facility licenses

Jun 28, 16:19

The LCD panel industry in China has been expanding rapidly. Many firms have been trying to enter the panel industry in China. However, due to oversupply concerns, the point of time...

Digitimes Insight: LED capacity growth to exceed 20% in 3Q11, sapphire substrate price to drop to US$20

Jun 27, 16:40

Many LED firms showcased the latest products and technologies at Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2011 from June 14-16. Here are some observations of the development of the LED market.

Lite-On reports record high revenues for 2010

Jun 24, 16:01

Lite-On Technology (Lite-On) reported record high revenues for 2010 and said it will distribute dividends of NT$2.92 (US$0.10) per share at its shareholders meeting on June 22. CEO...

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