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TPK views 2012 revenues with optimism

Nov 30, 11:46

Touch panel maker TPK expects its sales to remain robust in November-December this year and grow even strongly in 2012 along with the proliferation of touch-controlled applications,...

TPK president Tom Sun

Asustek buys touch panel modules from TPK; aiming to ship over 350,000 Transformer Prime tablet PCs in 2011

Nov 24, 01:20

Asustek Computer has added TPK Holding to its supplier list for touch panel modules in addition to current supplier Sintek Photronics, according to sources in the upstream supply...

LCD driver IC design firms diversifying products

Nov 23, 16:58

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC design houses have moved to diversify their product portfolios to mitigate the impact of stagnant panel demand, according to industry sources. Driver IC...

LCD driver IC design firms diversifying products

TPK, Wintek not to be affected by in-cell/on-cell touch solutions, say sources

Nov 23, 16:34

Sales of projected capacitive touch panels from Taiwan-based TPK Holding and Wintek are unlikely to be affected by the introduction of in-cell/on-cell touch solutions in the short...

Taiwan trade mission to purchase flat panel components from China

Nov 18, 14:01

A trade mission consisting of Taiwan-based makers of flat panels and flat panel components will leave for China on November 18 aiming to purchase optical films, IC parts, and parts...

AUO vice president Paul Peng

Touch panel makers Young Fast, J Touch see orders rebounding

Nov 16, 15:34

Thin-film touch panel makers Young Fast Optoelectronics and J Touch have seen a rebound of orders from the handset sector recently, pushing revenues of the two companies to the year's...

Low priced tablet PCs may bring down supply chain gross margins

Nov 15, 15:00

Price competition between Amazon and Barnes & Noble in the 7-inch tablet PC market is likely to squeeze the gross margins of Taiwan-based upstream suppliers, according to industry...

UniBright poised to make small- to medium-size AR cover lenses, touch panel substrates

Nov 15, 11:55

UniBright Chemical has completed a factory for producing small- to medium-sized anti-reflection (AR) cover lenses and touch panel substrates with investment of nearly NT$800 million...

Prospects of touch panels clouded by low order visibility

Nov 14, 15:00

The touch panel industry may not be able to maintain sales momentum in 2012 due to low order visibility from tablet PC vendors, according to industry sources.

AUO to begin volume production of large-size OGS touch panels in 4Q11

Nov 7, 15:35

AU Optronics (AUO) will start volume production of 27-inch OGS (one glass solution) touch panels soon, targeting the large-size touch panel solution market in the all-in-one (AIO)...

Touch panel maker TPK reports sequential revenue decline for October

Newswatch - Nov 4, 14:02

Touch panel maker TPK Holding has announced consolidated revenues of NT$11.55 billion (US$382.2 million) for October, down 32.3% on month but up 34.9% on year. In terms of the US...

Wintek revenues decline in October

Nov 3, 01:35

Touch panel maker Wintek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.64 billion (US$187.46 million) for October, down 23.3% sequentially and 31.6% on year. Combined revenues for the...

Wintek looks to improved profits in 4Q11

Nov 2, 15:09

Touch panel maker Wintek is expected to see its profits and gross margin continue to improve in the fourth quarter of 2011, buoyed by increasing shipments of one glass solutions (OGS),...

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,...

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