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Pressure mounting on touch panel gross margins in 4Q11

Nov 1, 14:54

Pressure on gross margins for Taiwan-based touch panel makers will continue to mount up in the fourth quarter of 2011 despite revenues and profits gained in the third quarter, according...

AUO shifting focus to high-value applications, says VP

Oct 28, 10:35

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has been developing new product lines for high-value applications including touch, car-use, education, 3D imaging and AMOLED, and the company will...

TPK invests in TOL production method

Oct 25, 10:58

Taiwan-based TPK Holdings has been investing in a new production method called touch on lens (TOL) and plans to spend NT$6 billion (US$199 million) to procure a large quantity of...

Foxconn plans to set up touch panel supply chain in Brazil

Oct 20, 01:05

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly plans to build up a supply chain for touch panels in Brazil, but has not yet decided as to where the production base will...

Shipments of touch panels for Kindle Fire increasing, say sources

Oct 19, 13:51

Shipments of touch panels for Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets are likely to reach a monthly average of 1.5 million units in October and November due to strong pre-sales orders, according...

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,...

HannStar reports mixed results in September

Oct 17, 12:17

HannStar Display in September increased its LCD panel shipments to the large-size segment that had been relegated to the margins of its business roadmap due to lower-than-expected...

Touch panel makers post mixed results for September

Oct 11, 12:06

Taiwan-based touch panel makers have posted mixed results for September as Apple shifted its touch panel orders among suppliers due to a product flaw found at Wintek's panels, according...

iPhone component suppliers expect shipment boost

Oct 6, 14:21

Apple's suppliers are expected to benefit from the newly launched iPhone 4S and an 8G version of iPhone 4, with global shipments of the overall iPhone products likely to exceed 100...

Wintek reports sliding September revenues

Oct 5, 11:24

Panel maker Wintek has reported September 2011 consolidated revenues of NT$7.36 billion (US$240 million), down 18.38% on-month and 4.51% on-year. The maker attributed its declining...

G-Tech cover glass capacity continues to grow

Sep 28, 15:16

Cover glass maker G-Tech Optoelectronics has said it will continue expansion of cover glass production lines, both in fourth-quarter 2011 and 2012, and that the production of 3D glass...

Schott Xensation glass eyeing touch panel market

Sep 27, 16:18

Germany-based glass maker Schott, tapping the touch panel market, is introducing its Xensation Cover glass products to the Asia-Pacific market. According to Ulrich Ackermann, executive...

iPad 2 touch panel suppliers bracing for profit woes

Sep 27, 14:37

Suppliers of touch panels for iPad 2 have been under pressure to protect profitability after Apple reportedly cut 15-20% of its order volume for fourth-quarter 2011 to 15 million...

Taiwan touch panel makers ramp up cover glass production

Sep 16, 14:13

Major touch panel players of TPK Holding, G-Tech, and Wintek are scaling up their production capacity for cover glass as touchscreen handheld devices enjoy rising popularity in the...

Csun seeing strong equipment orders from touch panel sector

Sep 8, 12:25

Equipment maker Csun Manufacturing has disclosed that orders for touch panel manufacturing equipment remain strong, and the segment's growth will help offset weaker-than-expected...

Ilitek lands new touch controller orders from Amazon, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 6, 14:50

Taiwan-based IC design house ILI Technology (Ilitek) has landed an order of five million touch-panel controller ICs for an upcoming tablet PC from Amazon, according to a Chinese-language...

AUO reorganizes display business units

Sep 1, 14:32

AU Optronics (AUO) has reorganized its display business unit into three sub-groups focusing on video, mobile and touch solutions, respectively, with each sub-group responsible for...

JTouch reports losses in 1H11

Aug 31, 15:05

JTouch reported total revenues of NT$1.58 billion (US$54.47 million) in second-quarter 2011, with an on-quarter growth of 30% but with sliding gross profit margin due to postponed...

Giantplus reports operating loss for 1H11

Aug 30, 12:32

Giantplus Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.61 billion (US$228 million) with gross margin of 2.36% for first half of 2011. Operating loss came to NT$281 million...

Young Fast net profits down nearly 85% on year in 1H11

Aug 25, 01:05

Touch panel maker Young Fast Optoelectronics has reported net profits of NT$235 million (US$8.11 million) for the first half of 2011, declining 84.6% from a year earlier. For the...

Amazon adds TPK to tablet PC supply chain

Aug 24, 13:58

Amazon, considering that the supply of 7-inch touch panels by Wintek and JTouch may not be sufficient for use in its tablet PCs, has decided to add TPK Holding as a third supplier,...

Apple orders boost touch panel shipments, but margins are low

Aug 18, 16:07

Strong sales of Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad 2 have boosted orders for Taiwan's touch panel makers in third-quarter 2011, but the low quotes for these orders may hurt their profitability,...

Sintek to benefit from increasing Asustek orders

Aug 10, 16:38

Touch sensor supplier Sintek Photronic has reported July revenues of NT$802 million (US$28 million), showing a 2.2% on-month and 46.35% on-year decrease. Total revenues for the first...

J Touch, Young Fast post record July sales

Aug 10, 11:12

Thin-film touch panel makers Young Fast Optoelectronics and J Touch have both reported record sales for July, gaining revenues of NT$1.57 billion (US$5.41 million) and NT$0.7 billion,...

Giantplus sees July revenues up

Aug 9, 11:55

Taiwan-based small- and medium-size panel maker Giantplus has reported consolidated July revenues of NT$1.382 billion (US$48 million), representing on-month increase of 5.2% and on-year...

Commentary: The trends and challenges of the touch panel industry

Aug 8, 14:53

Touch panels have expanded the markets for smartphones, tablet PCs, e-book readers, automotive devices and digital signage. The development of the touch panel industry, according...

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Wintek sees increased July revenues

Aug 3, 01:20

Touch panel maker Wintek reported July revenues of NT$8,561 million (US$297 million), an on-month increase of 16% and on-year increase of 61%. Accumulated revenues from January-July...

Efun selects Applied Materials system for production of touch screen films

Jul 22, 15:35

Taiwan-based Efun Technology, a manufacturer of critical components for touch screens, LCD monitors and backlight modules, has started to produce flexible substrates coated with indium...

Touch panel revenues to soar 90% in 2011, says DisplaySearch

Jul 13, 15:48

Total touch screen module revenues will reach US$13.4 billion in 2011, and nearly double in six years, reaching US$23.9 billion by 2017, according to DisplaySearch.

Sitronix 2Q11 sales meet guidance

Jul 11, 11:06

Sitronix Technology has announced consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2011 increased 19.1% sequentially to NT$1.22 billion (US$42.5 million). The results were at the high...

Touch panel IC designer EETI posts 18% sequential drop in June sales

Jul 7, 01:25

IC design house Egalax_empia Technology (EETI), which specializes in touch panel controllers and solutions, saw its June revenues decline 18% on month, but rise 77% on year, to NT$93.45...

Touch panel market likely to grow in 3Q11

Jul 6, 01:25

The market for small- to medium-size panels continues to thrive while capacity utilization rates for large-size panel makers have been lower than expected. Riding on the wave of the...

Second-grade 9.7-inch IPS panels may flow to China-based white-box vendors

Jul 1, 14:17

Second-grade 9.7-inch IPS panels, those failing to meet requirements for use to make touch screens for iPad 2, may have been procured by China-based white-box vendors for use in their...

Taiwan touch panel makers eyeing orders from Amazon

Jun 30, 01:10

Taiwan-based touch panel makers including Wintek, HannStar Display and J Touch, are all eyeing touch panel orders to be released by Amazon for its tablet PCs to be launched in the...

Shipments of touch panels for mobile phones showing growth in 2Q11, says Wintek

Jun 29, 01:05

Wintek is expected to benefit as Apple increases its outlook for the production of its mobile phone and tablet PC products. According to Wintek, shipments of touch panels for mobile...

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