Taiwan optical disc makers feel pressure from rising material costs

Erica Yen, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES Asia 0

International prices for optical-grade polycarbonate (PC), a main constituent of optical discs, have risen from US$2.2-2.3/kg around the end of 2009 to US$2.7-2.8/kg currently, while those for TFP (tetrafluoro-propanol), a dye solvent used to make optical...

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