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STC to expand sapphire ingot capacity
Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Thursday 17 October 2013]
With more and more smartphones and other portable devices adopting sapphire as cover glass, sapphire ingot vendor Sapphire Technology Company (STC) is looking to double its production capacity to meet the anticipated growth in demand. This short Digitimes Research Special report outlines the current suppliers and applications for sapphire crystal glass, and provides details of STC's planned capacity expansion plans.
Abstract
ASP of 2-inch sapphire ingot, 1Q13-4Q13 (US$)

With more and more smartphones and other portable devices adopting sapphire as cover glass, sapphire ingot vendor Sapphire Technology Company (STC) is looking to double its production capacity to meet the anticipated growth in demand. This short Digitimes Research Special report outlines the current suppliers and applications for sapphire crystal glass, and provides details of STC's planned capacity expansion plans.

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