Tuesday 7 January 2020
Quanta Storage to appeal ruling favoring HP
Quanta Storage will file an appeal against a US court ruling in favor of HP, which accuses the Taiwan-based company and six other disk-drive makers of participating in a price-fixing...
Thursday 4 May 2017
Quanta Storage nets NT$0.25 per share for 1Q17
Quanta Storage has reported first-quarter 2017 consolidated revenues of NT$1.91 billion (US$63 million), growing 3.65% on year, net operating profit of NT$203.3 million, up 184.34%,...
Wednesday 1 June 2016
CMC Magnetics obtains optical disc capacity booked until end of 2016
Optical disc maker CMC Magnetics has obtained booming orders to fully occupy its production capacity until the end of 2016 because makers around the world have been forced out of...
Monday 21 September 2015
CMC Magnetics obtains optical disc licensing from Taiyo Yuden
Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker CMC Magnetics on September 21 signed with Japan-based Taiyo Yuden for the latter's licensing of technologies, patents, media IDs and trademarks...
Friday 12 June 2015
Taiyo Yuden to end optical disc business
Japan-based Taiyo Yuden will end production of optical discs, mainly CD-R, DVD-R and BD-R, at the end of 2015 and quit the optical disc market in March 2016 due to decreasing profitability...
Thursday 4 June 2015
Cloud computing, Big Data analysis to drive demand for BD discs, say Taiwan optical disc makers
Fast growth in cloud computing and Big Data analysis is expected to drive demand for Blu-ray discs in 2016, according to Taiwan-based blank optical disc makers.
Tuesday 3 June 2014
Optical disc prices to rise, say CMC, Ritek
Optical disc maker CMC Magnetics has indicated that optical disc prices will rise 5-10% in July 2014 while fellow maker Ritek said that it will hike quotes 10-15% in the third quar...
Friday 25 October 2013
Optical disc makers in disorder, says CMC chairman
Blank optical disc makers are in disorder due to reshuffles currently, with some distressed makers cutting prices to compete for orders. Reshuffling is expected to remain over the...
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Some optical disc makers plan to step into light guide plate production
Some Taiwan-based blank optical disc makers, including CMC Magnetics, Prodisc Technology and Gigastorage, plan to diversify business operations by stepping into the production of...
Friday 28 December 2012
Optical disc prices to rise nearly 50% in 2H13, says CMC chairman
The global optical disc industry is experiencing a reshuffle which will continue into the first half of 2013 due to makers in Japan, as well as second- and third-tier Taiwan-based...
Wednesday 5 December 2012
Lite-On IT pushes for 3.5-4 million SSD shipments in 2013
Optical disc drive maker (ODD) Lite-On IT has been aggressively expanding its solid state drive (SSD) business and expects its annual capacity for 2013 to reach 3.5-4 million units,...
Thursday 13 September 2012
Future uncertainty keeps ODD makers away from developing thinner models
Optical disc drive (ODD) makers have successfully reduced slim-type ODD thickness from the traditional size of 12.7mm to only 9.5mm to satisfy Intel's requirements for ultrabooks,...
Tuesday 7 August 2012
Lite-On IT to strive for flat performance in 3Q12
As the traditional peak season effect in the PC industry may not appear in the third quarter of 2012, optical disc drive (ODD) makers such as Lite-On IT are now turning conservative...
Tuesday 10 July 2012
Lite-On IT sees drop in June revenues; conservative about 2H12
Lite-On IT has announced revenues of NT$4.74 billion (US$158.12 million) for June, down 5.3% on year with revenues for the first half of 2012 reached NT$26.31 billion, down 11.5%...
Thursday 26 April 2012
CMC sees profit in 1Q12
Optical disc maker CMC Magnetics has released financial results for first-quarter 2012, during which it generated net profit for the third consecutive quarter since returning to profitability...
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