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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,...

Over expansion may hurt profits of touch sensor makers

Aug 16, 16:41

Touch sensor suppliers in Taiwan could see lower profitability in third-quarter 2011 as a result of over expansion if there is oversupply, according to the industry sources.

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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TPK, Wintek see increased July revenues

Aug 8, 10:18

TPK Holding and Wintek, two Taiwan-based suppliers of touch panels used in iPad and iPhone, had July consolidated revenues of NT$11.887 billion (US$411 million) hitting monthly record...

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...

Wintek to supply touch panels for use in Asustek tablet PC Eee Pad Transformer

Aug 2, 10:02

Taiwan-based Wintek has become the second supplier of touch panels for use in the second-generation Eee Pad Transformer tablet PC model to be launched by Asustek Computer in October...

Taiwan IC designers shipping nearly all ICs used in Amazon tablets

Jul 27, 12:02

A number of Taiwan-based IC design houses are expected to see their sales move up vigorously in the third quarter of 2011 due to their shipments of IC parts to the supply chain for...

CPT to enter touch panel supply chain for Amazon tablets

Jul 27, 12:00

Amazon has settled on a Taiwan-based supply chain for its tablets to be launched in the third quarter of 2011, with TFT-LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) to supply touch...

Wintek sees 3Q11 small- to medium-sized capacity booked up

Jul 25, 10:18

Taiwan-based Wintek has had its production capacity of small- to medium-sized touch sensors and modules already booked up during the third quarter of 2011 due to steady orders for...

CMI shipped 400,000-500,000 touch sensors for iPad 2 in June

Jul 8, 15:18

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) in June shipped 400,000-500,000 touch sensors for iPad 2, signaling its success of improving yield rates for the product since...

Wintek sees increased June revenues

Jul 4, 10:21

Wintek, a Taiwan-based maker of touch panels, had June consolidated revenues of NT$7.653 million (US$264 million) rising by 5.82% on month and by 64.93% on year, while January-June...

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...

Wintek expects orders for Touch on Lens panels from vendors of tablet PCs

Jun 13, 10:14

Wintek saw operations swing from the red in 2009 to net profits of NT$2.07 billion (US$65 million) in 2010 mainly due to booming shipments of touch panels used in smartphones, and...

CMI panel supply for iPad 2 to increase in 3Q11

Jun 8, 01:10

Rumors have been circulating about Taiwan-based TFT LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) supplying touch panels to Apple to be certified for iPad 3. According to industry sources,...

Wintek May revenues up over 53% on year

Jun 2, 01:30

Touch panel maker Wintek has posted consolidated revenues of NT$7.23 billion (US$252.4 million) for May 2011, increasing 53.03% from a year earlier. Wintek also indicated that its...

HTC to begin volume production of Puccini tablet PCs in June

May 26, 01:35

HTC has entered the final stages of testing for its 10.1-inch Puccini tablet PCs, with volume production slated for June 2011. The tablet will be powered by a Qualcomm MSM8660 1.5GHz...

Wintek receives Touch on Lens orders from Samsung

May 24, 13:56

While global smartphone vendors have started adopting Touch on Lens technology onto their smartphones, Taiwan-based maker Wintek is shipping 500,000-600,000 units of Touch on Lens...

Taiwan touch panel capacity to double in 2H11, says Displaybank

May 20, 15:31

Displaybank has announced that due to change of existing lines and construction of new lines, production capacity of Taiwan touch panel makers in the second half would double the...

Supply chain may not be able to satisfy demand from Apple

May 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly facing a shortage of both labor and materials at its plants...

Wintek April revenues down nearly 18% on month

May 4, 16:07

Touch panel maker Wintek saw its consolidated revenues drop 17.95% sequentially to NT$6.87 billion (US$236 million) for April, while January-April revenues of NT$28.226 billion rose...

Wintek comments on report speculating fewer-than-expected orders for iPad 2

Stockwatch - May 2, 17:08

A recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report cited market rumors as saying Wintek has secured less than 30% of Apple's total contract orders for touch panels used in...

Smartphone vendors to use Touch on Lens solutions to reduce costs

Apr 26, 16:30

Some brand handset vendors including HTC will start manufacturing their touch-enabled smartphones using the Touch on Lens technology aiming to lower production costs as well as weight,...

Wintek enjoys increased March revenues

Apr 6, 10:45

Wintek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.382 billion (US$284 million) for March, growing 40.31% on month and 158.85% on year mainly due to increasing shipments of touch panels...

Wintek shipping Touch on Lens panels to handset clients

Mar 31, 01:20

Wintek has begun shipping its touch panels made using Touch on Lens technology to clients in the handset sector in addition to clients from the DSC segment in Japan. The company is...

Wintek to set up factory in Vietnam

Mar 28, 12:10

Wintek will begin establishing a factory for touch panel modules and LCD modules (LCMs) in Bac Giang Province, northeastern Vietnam, with an initial investment of US$100-150 million,...

Touch panel maker Wintek to see gross margin decline in 1Q11

Mar 24, 01:20

Touch panel maker Wintek is expected to see its gross margin decline in the first quarter due to reduced shipments of 7- to 10-inch touch panels as clients are transitioning to new...

Touch panel maker Wintek sees revenues up nearly 200% on year in February

Mar 3, 01:45

Touch panel maker Wintek has posted consolidated revenues of NT$5.97 billion (US$202 million) for February 2011, down 14.6% sequentially but up 196% on year. For the first two months...

Wintek to be the sole touch panel supplier for white iPhone 5, says report

Newswatch - Feb 22, 15:05

Wintek reportedly to be the sole touch panel supply for white iPhone 5s and may replace TPK Touch Solutions to become the leading touch panel maker worldwide in 2011 as Apple plans...

Apple secures 60% of global touch panel capacity, causing tight supply

Feb 17, 01:50

In order to achieve its internal goal of shipping 40 million iPad products in 2011, Apple has occupied close to 60% of the global touch panel capacity causing tight supply among Apple's...

Wintek January revenues down 13% sequentially

Feb 9, 01:40

Wintek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$6.99 billion (US$241.78 million) for January 2011, down 13.2% sequentially but up 199.05% on year.

Touch panel makers TPK and Wintek to see revenues decline 10-15% sequentially in 1Q11

Jan 20, 01:35

Touch-panel providers TPK Touch Solutions and Wintek are expected to see their revenues decline 10-15% sequentially in the first quarter of 2011 due to a high base reached in the...

Touch panel makers transform to cover front- to back-end production

Jan 18, 01:50

Due to capacity shortages for capacitive touch panel products 0150 – from touch sensor, binding, thinning to cover lenses – touch panel makers are now actively transforming...

Wintek finalizes GDR plans

Jan 14, 01:15

Wintek's GDR project has been finalized and the company will issue 40 million units to rise a total of US$331 million, mainly for overseas purchases.

Wintek acquires more land for touch panel capacity expansion

Jan 12, 01:45

Wintek has announced that the company spent NT$404 million (US$13.85 million) to acquire land around its Taichung Huanzhong plant for future capacity expansion.

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