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Wafer Works Epitaxial to expand production capacity in 2013

Mar 11, 21:45

Wafer Works Epitaxial, a Taiwan-based subsidiary of Wafer Works that produces silicon epitaxial wafers in Shanghai, eastern China, will expand its monthly production capacity from...

Wafer Works sees increasing orders

Jun 20, 01:25

Taiwan-based Wafer Works, which makes small- to medium-sized semiconductor-grade wafers, has indicated orders have been exceeding the firm's capacity. The firm believes by the end...

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Sapphire substrate maker Wafer Works Optronics reports net loss for 2011

Feb 6, 14:20

Weak demand in the LED market in 2011 caused pricing of upstream sapphire substrates to decrease as well. 2-inch substrates have been quoted around US$8-10/unit.

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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Sapphire substrate makers report mixed September revenues

Oct 12, 11:41

The price of sapphire substrates has been low due to weak demand in the downstream LED market. According to sapphire substrare maker, Crystalwise, order visibility has been low despite...

Price of sapphire substrates to drop in 4Q11 due to high levels of inventory

Aug 23, 01:00

Weak demand in the LED market has been causing the price for upstream sapphire substrates to drop continuously. The price of 2-inch sapphire substrates dropped to US$15-17/unit in...

4-inch sapphire substrates to reach 50% of capacity in 2012, says Tera Xtal chairman

Jun 1, 01:20

Demand for large-size sapphire substrates has been increasing and according to Chien Fu Shieh, chairman of Taiwan-based sapphire substrate maker Tera Xtal, 4-inch sapphire substrates...

Falling price for sapphire substrates may trim gross margin in 2Q11, says Rubicon

May 9, 11:26

US-based sapphire substrate firm, Rubicon Technology, has announced financial performance for first-quarter 2011. Compared with the previous quarter, revenues increased to US$37.97...

Wafer Works outshines peers in 1Q11 performance

Newswatch - May 6, 15:40

After several gloomy announcements of first-quarter financial performances for the solar industry, Wafer Works, a Taiwan-based wafer firm outshined its peers with earnings per share...

Patterned sapphire substrate wafers expected to account for 50% of the market in 2011

May 5, 12:14

Contrast to the lack of demand for LED TV, the market for LED lighting has been growing steadily. With demands for improvements in luminous efficacy growing, the market forecasts...

Wafer Works Optronics to ramp up sapphire ingot capacity

Apr 29, 14:12

Wafer Works Optronics, a Taiwan-based producer of sapphire ingots, wafers and substrates, will expand its production capacity of sapphire ingots by adding crystal-growing furnaces...

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...

Wafer Works Optronics to double sapphire wafer capacity in 2011

Apr 25, 10:28

Taiwan-based Wafer Works Optronics will gradually expand its production capacity of sapphire wafers beginning May-June, with monthly capacity to be hiked from 100,000 wafers currently...

Wafer Works Optronics see revenues more than double in February 2011

Mar 10, 11:39

Wafer Works Optronics, a sapphire substrate subsidiary of silicon wafer maker Wafer Works, saw its revenues surge 123% sequentially to a record high of NT$73.1 million (US$2.5 million...

Wafer Works announces investment in Formosa Epitaxy

Nov 16, 01:15

Wafer Works on November 15, 2019 announced a US$600,000 investment for a 1% equity interest in Formosa Epitaxy's new subsidiary in Jiangsu, China. Although the acquisition is merely...

Motech posts NT$5 EPS for 3Q10

Oct 29, 11:56

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has reported a NT$5 (US$0.163) EPS for the third quarter of 2010, the highest per share profit among Taiwan's publicly traded solar wafer and cell...

Sapphire ingot supply remains tight, say sources

May 11, 11:47

Current tight supply of sapphire ingots may not ease in the short run, as suppliers' capacity expansions are unable to keep up with demand, according to industry sources.

Wafer Works posts net profits of nearly NT$100 million in 1Q10

Apr 30, 16:22

Wafer Works has posted net profits of NT$94.06 million (US$3 million), or an EPS of NT$0.34, for the first quarter of 2010 with gross margin standing at 12.43%.

Solargiga to ramp up capacity to 700MWp by end of 3Q10

Apr 28, 14:26

China-based solar wafer producer Solargiga Energy will ramp up annual capacity from the current 350MWp to 700MWp by the end of the third quarter, according to company executive director...

Solar wafer maker SAS sees February revenues hit record

Mar 9, 12:20

Taiwan-based solar wafer supplier Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on March 8 reported unaudited consolidated revenues of NT$1.387 billion (US$43.3 million) for February, hitting...

SAS sees tight supply of semiconductor wafers

Mar 2, 11:38

Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has seen supply of small- and medium-size semiconductor-use silicon wafers exceed demand by over 30%, according to the company. The silicon wafer...

Silicon wafer maker Wafer Works gears up for capacity expansions

Feb 26, 14:53

Taiwan-based Wafer Works, which makes small- to medium-sized semiconductor-grade wafers, plans to ramp its wafer-producing capacity in 2010 due to increasing orders. The company has...

China-based solar-grade wafer maker Solargiga to be listed in Taiwan

Nov 30, 09:55

Solargiga Energy, a China-based maker of solar-grade monocrystalline silicon ingots and wafers, will issue up to 100 million new shares, accounting for 5.86% of its current paid-in...

Solar wafer maker SAS expects October revenues to hit all-time high

Nov 3, 12:19

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) expects to hit record revenues in October due to booming sales, according to company president Doris Hsu. SAS has...

Major Taiwan PV players see July revenues up

Aug 11, 11:35

Many of the players in Taiwan's photovoltaic (PV) industry have reported sequential increases in their revenues for July. They include solar cell makers Motech Industries, E-Ton Solar...

Wafer Works reportedly taps MEMS substrate market

Aug 6, 15:07

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Wafer Works has recently begun supplying MEMS substrates in small volumes to IDM customers, such as STMicroelectronics, Freescale and Analog Devices...

Solar wafer makers SAS and Wafer Works see mixed growth in June revenues

Jul 9, 14:35

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) and Wafer Works have reported June 2009 revenues increased by 10.15% and decreased by...

China market: Solargiga subsidiary to step into BIPV business

Apr 17, 10:54

Solargiga Energy, a China-based maker of solar-grade monocrystalline silicon ingots and wafers, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Jinzhou Yangguang Energy has signed...

Wafer Works China subsidiary wins large contract price cut for poly-Si

Apr 15, 10:39

China-based solar-grade crystalline silicon ingot and wafer maker Solargiga Energy, a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Wafer Works, has secured a 70.1% decrease in its contract price for...

Some Taiwan PV makers may benefit from China PV subsidy program

Mar 30, 12:16

Taiwan-based makers of solar energy products that have invested in China are expected to benefit from the Chinese government's subsidies for photovoltaic (PV) projects in the country,...

China-based solar-grade wafer maker Solargiga foresees decreased gross margin in 2008

Feb 6, 12:11

Solargiga Energy, Wafer Works' subsidiary maker of solar-grade monocrystalline silicon ingots/wafers in China, has estimated its overall gross margin for 2008 at 18-19%, dropping...

Solar cell maker Gintech sees November revenues down over 65% on month while Wafer Works hits another record

Dec 8, 15:52

Solar cell maker Gintech Energy has reported revenues for November 2008 were down by 65.38% from the record level of NT$2.141 billion (US$63.9 million) posted in October. Meanwhile,...

PSC exits from solar-cell maker board, to focus on DRAM

Nov 25, 15:05

Wafer Works announced on November 24 that stake-holder Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has resigned from its board of directors. Wafer Works specializes in semiconductor-grade...

Taiwan wafer makers SAS and Wafer Works hit record revenues in October

Nov 6, 16:03

Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) and Wafer Works, two Taiwan-based producers of semiconductor-grade and solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, have both reported record high...

Wafer Works signs 8-year supply deal for silicon

Oct 28, 10:44

Wafer Works, a Taiwan-based producer of semiconductor-grade and solar-grade silicon wafers, on October 27 announced it has signed an 8-year contract with an international silicon...

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