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Demand for touch panel materials increases

Jul 20, 12:33

Touch screen panel materials such as ITO, OCA and cover lens are in high demand due to increasing tablet and smartphone shipments, according to sources.

Tablet demand increases

Giantplus expected to stick with niche markets

Jul 19, 15:51

Giantplus Technology, a Taiwan-based small- and medium-sized LCD panel maker who has diversified into the touch panel market, is expected to stay focused on niche touch applications...

Elan 2Q12 sales hit record high

Jul 4, 16:23

IC design house Elan Microelectronic has reported revenues of NT$680 million (US$22.8 million) for June 2012, a record high for the second straight month. Elan's revenues for the...

EETI touch-IC shipments to boom in 2H12

Jul 4, 15:12

IC design house Egalax_Empia Technology (EETI) is expected to see its shipments of touch controller ICs expand significantly in the second half of 2012, boosted by a surge in demand...

Packaging material supplier Chang Wah 3Q12 shipments to rise

Jul 4, 13:43

Chang Wah Electromaterials is forecast to post shipment growth of more than 10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012 as its IC customers including Advanced Semiconductor Engineering...

Wintek ships 500,000 OGS touch panels to Google in June, say sources

Jun 29, 01:35

Wintek shipped 500,000 units of OGS (one glass solution) touch panels for Google's Nexus 7 tablet PCs in June, according to industry sources. The company's total shipments of OGS...

J Touch plant in China to reach 90% capacity in September

Jun 28, 15:05

The newly inaugurated touch panel plant of J Touch in Changsha, China will reach 90% of its capacity in September, as it is ramping up its supply of touch panels for low-end smartphones...

Wintek introduces own-brand LED lightings

Jun 28, 11:25

Touch panel maker Wintek introduces own-brand LED lighting products, Otali. According to Hyley Huang, company chairman, Wintek will develop businesses of OEM and own-brand.

Google to unveil Nexus 7 at Google I/O 2012, say sources

Jun 28, 01:35

Google is expected to unveil its new own-brand tablet PC, the Nexus 7, during Google I/O 2012 which opens on June 27. Market sources indicate that Google will outsource production...

Mirle forecasts flat 2012 revenues

Jun 28, 01:20

Mirle Automation, a Taiwan-based maker of panel production and industrial automation equipment, has indicated demand for touch panels is growing and the firm has introduced touch...

Mirle

Cando gearing up for OGS touch panel production

Jun 25, 11:19

Cando has focused its production on OGS (one glass solution) touch panels due to fast growing demand arising from Windows 8 and expects shipments of OGS touch panels to double sequentially...

Cando chairman Tom Sun

CPT to roll out OGS touch panels in October

Jun 21, 11:16

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) will begin to roll out OGS (one glass solution) touch panels from its 6G lines in October 2012, according to company president Lin Sheng-chang. CPT has...

TPK 3Q12 capacity fully booked

Jun 20, 01:15

TPK has said its capacity is full for third-quarter 2012 and the firm expects sales to increase rapidly in August-September. Due to anticipation for Windows 8, downstream firms have...

Tom Sun, president of TPK

Touch panel maker G-Tech reports healthy revenue gains for May

Jun 11, 16:09

Touch panel maker G-Tech Optoelectronics saw its revenues grow 18.6% on month and 4.8% on year to NT$714 million (US$23.82 million) in May. For the first five months of 2012, revenues...

Touch panel makers gearing up for Windows 8 devices

Jun 7, 01:25

Touch panel companies are all gearing up for new demand created by Windows 8 ultrabooks. Demand for 11.6- to 15.6-inch touch panels is set to boom driven by rollouts of new ultrabooks...

Touch controller vendor Elan reports record high revenues for May

Jun 6, 01:35

Touch controller IC vendor Elan Microelectronics saw its revenues hit a record high of NT$642.27 million (US$21.37 million) in May, representing an increase of 13.6% on month and...

Wintek revenues hit 7-month low in May

Newswatch - Jun 4, 14:53

Touch panel maker Wintek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.855 billion (US$262.44 million) for May, down 15.5% sequentially but up 9.3% on year. The May monthly figures were...

Touch panel makers expanding lithography capacity

Jun 1, 16:32

As touch-enabled devices' screens are becoming thinner with slimmer bezels, some touch panel makers are expanding lithography capacity for their thin-film process, sources said.

TPK

Young Fast medium-size thin-film touch panels to grow 50% sequentially in 2Q12

May 25, 01:10

Young Fast Optoelectronics is expected to see its shipments of medium-size thin-film touch panels grow by 50% sequentially in the second quarter of 2012, but revenues are likely to...

TPK looks to strong demand for medium- to large-size touch solutions in 2H12

May 17, 01:40

Touch panel maker TPK Holding expects demand for medium- to large-size touch solutions to outpace supply in the second half of 2012 due to the proliferation of touch applications...

AUO lands notebook touch panel orders from Acer, Lenovo and Asustek

May 11, 01:10

AU Optronics (AUO) has recently landed OGS (one glass solution) touch panel orders for notebooks from Acer and Lenovo, in addition to Asustek Computer, which will purchase over 50%...

OGS solutions to account for up to 10% of Wintek touch panel shipments in 2Q12

May 7, 15:43

Shipments of OGS (one glass solution) touch panels will account for 8-10% of Wintek's total touch solution shipments in the second quarter of 2012 compared to 3% in the first quarter,...

TPK, Wintek to see touch panel shipments for iPhones slip 15-20% in 2Q12, say sources

May 4, 14:34

TPK Holding and Wintek are expected to see their shipments of touch panels for iPhones decline 15-20% sequentially in the second quarter, as iPhone 4S is moving into the final stage...

Young Fast looks to strong shipments of medium-size touch solutions in 3Q12

May 3, 01:45

Touch panel maker Young Fast Optoelectronics expects its shipments of medium-size touch solutions to gain momentum starting the third quarter of 2012 but revenues will stay flat in...

Second-tier touch panel makers still operating in low gear in 1Q12

May 2, 16:05

Most second-tier touch panel makers were still operating in red in the first quarter of 2012 due to off-peak seasonal effects and slow orders from clients, while seeing the top vendor...

China-based touch panel makers expanding capacities

Apr 19, 14:53

China-based touch panel makers are following their rivals in Taiwan in ramping up their production and aggressively expanding capacity – a development which may trigger an oversupply...

Touch panel maker Mutto to see 30% sequential revenue gain in 2Q12

Apr 11, 13:47

Touch panel maker Mutto Optronics is expected to see its revenues grow 30% sequentially in the second quarter of 2012 due to an improvement of its yield rates, according to industry...

Three touch panel makers March revenues down on year

Apr 10, 01:40

Young Fast Optoelectronics, J Touch and Sintek Photronic, three Taiwan-based makers of touch panels, saw their revenues for March slip on year by 35.25%, 46.31% and 69.98% respectively,...

TPK revenues up 60% on year in 1Q12

Apr 6, 14:34

TPK Holding has announced consolidated revenues of NT$13.29 billion (US$450.22 million) for March, up 2.7% sequentially and 27.2% on year. For the first quarter of 2012, revenues...

Most touch panel makers post losses for 4Q11, affecting 2011 performance, say sources

Apr 2, 16:19

Despite the increasing popularity of tablet PCs that has stirred up demand for touch panels, most touch panel solution makers have posted decreased profits or even significant losses...

Touch-screen chip market to boom, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 30, 11:24

Shipments of touch screen displays in devices like smartphones and media tablets are booming, causing the market for touch controller ICs to almost triple in size during a five year...

Wintek looks to improved profitability in 2Q12

Mar 21, 12:27

Wintek expects its profitability to improve in the second quarter of 2012, buoyed by shipments of OGS (one glass solution) touch panels, which will contribute 10-15% to total revenues...

IC distributor Zenitron posts record sales and profits in 2011

Mar 20, 14:48

Zenitron, which mainly distributes touch panel ICs and touch panels, and is also the sales agent for SanDisk, saw its consolidated revenues and net profits in 2011 hit new all-time...

TPK to start volume production of Touch on Lens panels in July

Mar 16, 01:20

TPK Holding will begin volume production of Touch on Lens (ToL) single glass touch panels in July despite looming competition from comparable OGS (one glass solution) and in-cell...

TPK aims to expand client list and product lineups in 2012

Mar 15, 01:30

Touch panel maker TPK Holding aims to expand the number of its clients from around 30 currently to more than 40 in 2012 as well as to develop large-size touch panels in line with...

TPK
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