Monday 18 December 2023
Efun Tech bets big on green energy, expanding beyond optical films
In a strategic response to the competitive optical film market, Taiwan-based Efun Technology has diversified its product portfolio by developing novel optical film materials. Simultaneously,...
Monday 26 April 2021
Solar Applied Materials sees rising orders from clients
Solar Applied Materials Technology, a Taiwan-based supplier of precious and rare metals, chemicals and materials, is enjoying robust orders from clients in the semiconductor, panel...
Friday 15 December 2017
Merck, GemTech teaming up to roll out smart windows in Taiwan
In an effort to develop new and future-oriented application fields for its liquid crystals beyond displays, Germany-based Merck will collaborate with GemTech Optoelectronics, a Taiwan-based...
Monday 24 November 2014
ITO film demand expected to grow 25.6% in 2014
ITO film demand is expected to grow 25.6% on year in 2014, showing a slowdown over the on-year increase of 40% in 2013.
Tuesday 15 April 2014
Digitimes Research: ITO film price drop to slow metal mesh penetration in mid-size touch applications
Metal mesh technology has entered mass production at some China-based touch panel makers, such as O-film, since the second half of 2013. It helped O-film become the largest notebook...
Wednesday 13 November 2013
ITO dominance in touch screens challenged by alternative technologies, says IHS
ITO film and glass technology that currently dominates the market for touch-screen display coating is set to face some serious competition in the coming years, as alternative technologies...
Tuesday 15 October 2013
Jun Hong expanding ITO film capacity
Jun Hong Optronics, a joint venture Taiwan-based optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial and Japan-based Gunze Limited, is expanding its ITO film production capacity by setting up...
Wednesday 10 July 2013
ITO films expected to see 20-30% shortage in 3Q13
ITO films are likely to see a 20-30% shortage in the China market during the third quarter of 2013, according to industry sources.
Thursday 21 February 2013
AimCore expects revenues to climb in 1Q13, say sources
ITO glass maker AimCore Technology is expected to see over 50% on-year growth in the first quarter of 2013 at NT$300 million (US$10.1 million) due to increased shipments of large-size...
Monday 19 November 2012
Taiwan-based ITO thin-film makers expected to see increased orders, say sources
Taiwan-based ITO thin-film makers are expected to see increased orders for the technology due to a recent shortage from Japan-based makers as well as to increased demand for Apple's...
Thursday 16 August 2012
Efun to continue profiting from ITO film and micro-lens film technologies
Taiwan-based Efun Technology, a manufacturer of critical components for touch screens, LCD monitors and backlight modules, expects to see increasing profits throughout the second...
Friday 20 July 2012
Demand for touch panel materials increases
Touch screen panel materials such as ITO, OCA and cover lens are in high demand due to increasing tablet and smartphone shipments, according to sources.
Thursday 19 July 2012
Projected capacitive touch - ITO layout evolution
As one after another handheld consumer electronics gadgets such as tablets and smartphones emerges in the market, touch panel technology, with its capability to enable smaller devices,...
Wednesday 6 June 2012
AimCore expands ITO coating capacity
AimCore Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of touch panel and TN/STN LCD ITO glass, has expanded its ITO coating capacity to 10 lines, with monthly capacity hiked from 1.5 million glass...
Thursday 22 March 2012
ITO glass maker AimCore posts strong net profits for 2011
ITO glass maker AimCore Technology has reported net profits of NT$354 million (US$11.98 million) or an EPS of NT$8.23 on revenues of NT$1.66 billion for 2011. Based on its earnings,...