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LCD panel makers bottoming out?
  • Taiwan's LCD panel makers saw business improve in 1Q12. But does it mean that their miseries are coming to an end?

    Last update: Wednesday 2 May 2012 [10 news items]

Chimei Innolux capacity utilization rate to reach over 90% in 2Q12

May 2, 13:08

Chimei Innolux (CMI) expects its production capacity utilization rate to climb over 90% and its shipments of all sizes of LCD panels to grow 10-20% sequentially in the second quarter...

Chimei Innolux 1Q12 revenues down 16%

Apr 30, 15:15

Chimei Innolux (CMI) has announced first quarter 2012 net sales of NT$109,236 million (US$3.75 billion), a 16.2% decrease from the previous quarter's NT$130,409 million. The gross...

CPT narrows losses in 1Q12

Apr 30, 12:41

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) managed to narrow its net losses to NT$2.48 billion (US$8.45 million) in the first quarter of 2012, down from NT$3.38 billion in the previous quarter...

Corning profits down in 1Q12

Apr 26, 15:59

Corning has reported first-quarter 2012 revenues of US$1.9 billion, a 2% increase sequentially but a slight decrease of 0.2% from a year ago. Net profits totaled US$462 million in...

AUO losses narrow in 1Q12

Apr 26, 15:02

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has posted consolidated revenues of NT$81.102 billion (US$2.749 billion), down 9.4% from the previous quarter. Net loss for the first quarter came...

Taiwan makers to see growth in 2Q12 shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels

Apr 24, 12:40

Four Taiwan-based makers will ship 352.314 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in total in the second quarter of 2012, increasing by 12.4% on quarter and by 6.6% on year,...

Taiwan LCD panel production value to top over NT$1 trillion in 2012, says PIDA

Apr 23, 14:59

Production value of TFT LCD panels by Taiwan makers is expected to grow 7% to reach over NT$1 trillion (US$33.87 billion) in 2012 thanks to increasing orders from Japan-based TV vendors...

CMI, AUO likely to swing back to profitability in 2H12

Apr 20, 11:55

Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) are likely to swing back to profitability in the second half of 2012 as flat panel prices are expected to continue running higher in the...

AUO, CPT see rising March revenues

Apr 11, 01:20

Panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has reported March revenues of NT$31.441 billion (US$1.1 billion), up 12.5% on month. AUO indicated shipments of large-size panels have been increasing,...

CMI reports strong sequential revenue gains for February

Newswatch - Mar 12, 11:17

Chimei Innolux (CMI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$32.79 billion (US$1.11 billion) for February, up 19.6% on month but down 0.2% on year.

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