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Tuesday 19 March 2024
KLA to exit FPD business by 2024
KLA decided to exit the Flat Panel Display business (FPD) by the end of 2024 and will continue to provide services to the installed base.
Tuesday 30 January 2024
Japan's FPD equipment sales face short-term slump, G8 substrate OLED panel investments signal a promising rebound
The Semiconductor Equipment Association Japan (SEAJ) released its January 2024 report, projecting a 25% decline to JPY321.1 billion (US$2.2 billion) in Japan's Flat Panel Display...
Monday 22 January 2024
Japan chip gear sales to grow 25% in FY 2024, says SEAJ
Sales of Japan-made semiconductor and flat-panel display (FPD) equipment are expected to reach JPY 4.39 trillion (US$29.7 billion) in fiscal year 2024, growing 25.4% year-on-year,...
Friday 14 July 2023
FPD equipment market to bottom out in 2023 and recover with 153% rise in 2024
After peaking near US$21 billion of revenue in 2017, the market for capital equipment used to manufacture OLEDs and LCD panels has suffered from continuous annual declines as the...
Friday 24 March 2023
InnoCare leads in X-ray FPD segment
InnoCare Optoelectronics, a subsidiary of Innolux focusing on developing flat panels for medical applications, has claimed that it maintains a leading position in the X-ray flat panel...
Friday 17 February 2023
Taiwan FPD industry output value declines 24% in 2022
The output value of Taiwan's FPD (flat panel display) industry declined 24% in 2022, according to statistics compiled by the Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association...
Wednesday 9 March 2022
Taiwan LCD monitors – 4Q 2021
Taiwan's PC monitor shipments increased sequentially for two quarters straight in the fourth quarter of 2021, up 4.3% from a quarter ago, but down 5.9% on year.Taiwan's PC monitor...
Wednesday 16 February 2022
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 4Q 2021
Taiwan's small-to-medium-size panel shipment went down over 20% sequentially and 4.3% on year to come to 184.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2021 as demand for feature phone...
Wednesday 16 February 2022
Taiwan LCD TVs – 4Q 2021
The fourth quarter of 2021 was the traditional peak season for the TV market and brand vendors' promotion campaigns launched for the year-end holidays in Europe and North America...
Tuesday 8 February 2022
Mirle fulfills NT$1 billion worth of orders from AUO
AU Optronics (AUO) has announced the purchase of a batch of equipment from Mirle Automation for NT$1.02 billion (US$36.6 million).
Friday 17 September 2021
Mirle Automation sees order backlog swell
Mirle Automation, dedicated to supplying automated logistics systems and flat panel display (FPD) transporting equipment, has seen its backlog of orders exceed NT$10 billion (US$360.6...
Friday 27 August 2021
IC design houses see customers become reluctant to accept higher prices
Taiwan-based IC design houses are negotiating with their clients about further price hikes for their chip products to reflect rising manufacturing costs, but have found them particularly...
Thursday 12 March 2020
HannStar Display reports profit for 2019
HannStar Display has reported net profit of NT$788 million (US$26.16 million) for 2019 even though it posted losses in the last quarter of the year. The earnings showed a decline...
Friday 31 January 2020
Coronavirus outbreak likely to complicate global panel supply
The lockdown of Wuhan due to the coronavirus outbreak could impact global panel shipments as the Chinese city is one of the major production bases for a number of China-based panel...
Wednesday 5 June 2019
BOE to unseat LGD as top FPD supplier in 2019, says IHS
Marking another milestone in China's march to dominance in the global flat-panel display (FPD) market, BOE in 2019 will surpass LG Display to become the world's largest FPD supplier,...
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