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Touch panel maker JTouch declares bankruptcy

Dec 1, 16:26

Unable to sustain the fierce price competition from China-based players, Taiwan-based touch panel maker JTouch has declared bankruptcy and will lay off all its employees in the next...

SolarWorld bankruptcy may influence US, EU actions

May 16, 11:13

Germany-based SolarWorld AG has declared bankruptcy and this may influence the US government's decision on global safeguards investigations pursuant to Section 201 of the Trade Act...

Cando stops production, lays off about 360 employees

Feb 1, 14:23

Touch panel maker Cando on January 29 announced that it will immediately stop production and lay off about 360 employees, with about 40 to remain to dispose of affairs arising from...

Innolux outlines how its strategies kept the company from bankruptcy

Jun 4, 16:01

As China's panel industry continues to increase production capacity, Taiwan panel makers have kept their competitive edge through product differentiation strategies and adjustments...

Japan sees bankruptcies down 18% on year in April, but overall debt rises, says research firm

May 14, 22:21

The number of enterprise filing for bankruptcy in Japan was down 18% on year to reach 748 cases in April, but enterprises' overall debts were up 37% on year to reach JPY192.8 billion...

Taiwan market: Fitel looking for bankruptcy trustee

Dec 30, 11:09

First International Telecom (Fitel), the only PHS mobile communication operator in Taiwan, has asked the government to help arrange for Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to become its bankruptcy...

GT Advanced Technologies to sell sapphire furnaces

Dec 24, 11:51

GT Advanced Technologies has announced that following the bankruptcy court's recent approval of its settlement agreement with Apple, GT is now pursuing ASF furnace opportunities for...

Innolux refutes rumor about loan issues

Nov 4, 14:37

Innolux is rumored to have issues acquiring a syndicated loan for NT$60 billion (US$1.97 billion) recently because of debt issues of its ex-affiliate Chi Mei Lighting Technology,...

Digitimes Research: GTAT woes disrupt sapphire industry

Oct 16, 11:14

GT Advanced Technologies' (GTAT) move to seek bankruptcy protection on October 6 came as a surprise to the IT industry especially because the maker was a major supplier of Apple for...

GTAT financial woes likely stem from low yield rates, say Taiwan makers

Oct 9, 11:07

US-based sapphire ingot producer GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) has applied for bankruptcy protection possibly because its HEM technology-based ingot growing process has seen much...

Suntech announces update on subsidiary share transfers and restructuring process

Dec 11, 14:18

Suntech Power Holdings has announced that on November 14, 2013, liquidators passed a sole shareholder's resolution placing Power Solar System (PSS), an immediate subsidiary of the...

OCZ to file for bankruptcy; announces offer from Toshiba to purchase assets

Nov 29, 11:35

OCZ Technology, which specializes in providing high-performance solid state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, has announced that on November 25, 2013, it received notices...

REC Wafer declares bankruptcy

Aug 20, 10:59

Norway-based solar wafer firm REC Wafer has filed for bankruptcy after its parent company REC ASA announced the termination of further funding last week.

REC has decided to cease further funding of solar wafer subsidiary

Aug 14, 15:26

REC ASA has decided to cease further funding of its solar wafer subsidiary, REC Wafer Norway AS. Consequently there is no basis for a solvent winding-up of the company and the Board...

Ability and Altek to see DSC shipments drop in 3Q12

Aug 14, 01:45

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers Ability Enterprise and Altek are both expected to see a shipment drop in the third quarter of 2012, affected by demand being replaced...

Centrotherm bankruptcy will not affect Sunshine PV, says Solartech

Jul 12, 12:33

The world's largest solar equipment firm, Germany-based Centrotherm, filed for bankruptcy protection on July 11. Centrothem has been an important provider of solar equipment to Taiwan's...

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Elpida bankruptcy brings unusual stability to DRAM pricing, says IHS

Jun 28, 16:06

Pricing in the DRAM market has become markedly less volatile since the February bankruptcy filing of major supplier Elpida Memory, deviating from long-term trends in statistically...

Asia Optical reorganizing joint venture

May 17, 14:03

Asia Optical, a Taiwan-based maker of optical lens modules and digital cameras, is readjusting the organization of AOF Imaging Technology, its joint venture with Singapore-based Flextronics...

China-based white-box handset players may face bankruptcy

Mar 29, 01:30

China-based white-box handset players are suffering as larger local players ZTE, Lenovo and Huawei are aggressively entering the CNY1,000 (US$159) smartphone segment, while first-tier...

Altek suffers operating loss in 4Q11 mainly due to Kodak bankruptcy

Mar 23, 01:00

Altek on March 22 released its 2011 financial report, suffering a net operating loss of NT$741 million (US$25 million) mainly because of losses in accounts receivable and inventory...

Digitimes Research: Elpida bankruptcy to have long-term negative impact on Taiwan DRAM industry

Mar 5, 16:30

The short-term impact of Elpida Memory's bankruptcy on Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers might be mixed. However, none of the Taiwan companies, which are second-tier suppliers in the global...

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DDR3 spot prices top US$1 after Elpida files bankruptcy, says inSpectrum

Mar 3, 11:50

Elpida Memory's bankruptcy filing earlier last week has boosted spot market prices for DDR3 memory with 2Gb chips topping US$1, according to inSpectrum.

Elpida bankruptcy set to boost DRAM prices and revenues, says IHS

Mar 3, 10:48

Elpida Memory's move to file bankruptcy protection this week will benefit the remaining players in the DRAM market, reducing supply and boosting pricing and revenues in the second...

Accounts receivable at Elpida estimated at NT$2 billion, says PTI

Mar 2, 01:20

Packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) has said that its estimated accounts receivable at Elpida Memory, a major client in bankruptcy proceedings, have been revised...

PTI chair downplays impact of Elpida bankruptcy on company business

Powerchip commits full support to Rexchip

Mar 1, 15:43

Elpida Memory's bankruptcy filing has brought concerns about whether Rexchip Electronics, a 64.7%-held subsidiary of Elpida dedicated to manufacturing DRAM memory, would be able to...

Powerchip chair says company will support Rexchip

Rexchip says it will revise sales model with Elpida

Feb 29, 14:48

Rexchip Electronics, the Taiwan-based production subsidiary of Japan's Elpida Memory, has stated that the firm will pursue a new sales model with the parent company, which has filed...

Rexchip seeking new sales model with Elpida to maintain steady cash flow

Taiwan makers bracing for Elpida bad debts

Feb 29, 14:03

Japan-based memory chipmaker Elpida Memory, which filed for bankruptcy protection on February 27 to restructure its debts and capital structure, might end up struggling to pay off...

Elpida files for bankruptcy protection

IC companies shutter 49 fabs from 2009-2011, says IC Insights

Feb 21, 14:24

Data compiled by IC Insights reveals that 49 semiconductor wafer fabs were closed between 2009 and 2011.

China polysilicon firm reportedly files for bankruptcy

Feb 8, 01:15

The rapid price drop of polysilicon has caused close to 80% of polysilicon firms in China to halt production. As the rebound of polysilicon pricing has been weak, a China-based polysilicon...

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Eastman Kodak files for bankruptcy

Jan 20, 11:07

Eastman Kodak has announced the company and its US subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for business reorganization under chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code.

Asia Optical, Altek impacted by Kodak bankruptcy

Jan 20, 10:44

Asia Optical and Altek, two Taiwan-based digital camera ODMs, have suffered overdue accounts receivable payments and losses in inventory from the Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection...

Taiwan ODMs considering cash only transactions with Kodak

Jan 17, 01:30

As Kodak is facing bankruptcy crisis, rumors about the company filing lawsuits against Apple, High Tech Computer (HTC) and Fujifilm as a last resort to help its financial situation,...

Solon bankruptcy causes stirs in Taiwan solar industry

Dec 19, 14:39

The wind of bankruptcies of solar firms has been blowing to Europe's solar industry. Europe-based solar module firm Solon declared bankruptcy last week, causing quite a stir. Taiwan-based...

China-based PV module maker Suntech Power denies bankruptcy rumors

Oct 21, 11:29

Suntech Power Holdings, a large China-based maker of crystalline silicon PV modules, has reportedly filed a request for bankruptcy due to serious financial woes, but Suntech has denied...

Rising minimum wage in China to seriously impact PC component suppliers

Sep 27, 01:05

To counter domestic inflation, several provinces in China including Guangdong and Jilin are set to increase their minimum wage in early 2012, while cities such as Chongqing, where...

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