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GCL-Poly Energy to set up solar-grade monocrystalline wafer capacity

Jul 8, 14:27

China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker GCL-Poly Energy Holdings will extend production to solar-grade monocrystalline wafers through setting up annual production...

Wind power capacity installations expected to grow 8.9% in 2015, says firm

Jun 26, 11:53

Following 2013's 20% global decrease in wind power installations, the wind energy industry saw new signs of strength in 2014. With installations growing by 42% on year in 2014, supported...

Solartech Energy to expand PERC polycrystalline solar cell capacity

Jun 26, 11:46

Solartech Energy will expand annual production capacity of PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) polycrystalline silicon solar cells with an average energy conversion rate of 18.8%...

Digitimes Research: Cree to downsize LED capacity due to price competition from China makers

Jun 26, 11:26

US-based Cree will spend US$85 million to restructure its LED device business through reducing total production capacity for LED chips. The move is mainly due to negative impact price...

Monocrystal expanding sapphire capacity to target global share of 30%, say Taiwan makers

Jun 24, 12:30

Russia-based Monocrystal is expanding its monthly sapphire production capacity from 4.0 million 2-inch wafers in equivalent currently to 5.0 million units to target a global market...

Casetek Holdings expects capacity utilization to rise to 90% in 3Q15

Jun 23, 21:20

Metal-alloy chassis maker Casetek Holdings utilized 65-75% of production capacity equivalent to 6,000-7,000 CNC machines in the first quarter of 2015 and expects capacity utilization...

Gigastorage aims for full capacity utilization in 3Q15

Jun 23, 12:29

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage is currently utilizing 80% of its production capacity of 700MWp and, in view of increasing orders, hopes that capacity can...

Western Digital, Seagate release new mobile HDDs

Jun 22, 12:23

Western Digital and Seagate have both released new mobile hard disk drive (HDD) products recently as demand has been rising rapidly. Western Digital has launched mobile HDDs with...

Neo Solar Power to establish overseas capacity, says chairman

Jun 18, 13:38

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power will establish overseas solar cell and PV module production capacity by setting up a factory or cooperating with local makers...

Shin Zu Shing to expand MIM capacity

Jun 17, 16:01

Hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) expects utilization of metal injection molding (MIM) production capacity to increase from 50% in the first half of 2015 to 100% beginning July due...

Inventec to expand robotic arm capacity

Jun 16, 21:35

Notebook ODM Inventec, in order to increase automated production, will invest US$20-30 million to procure additional robotic arms to raise the total from 200-300 at present to 3,000...

Irico invests CNY315 million to establish new 8.5G facilities

Jun 11, 21:53

China-based Irico Electronics will invest CNY315 million (US$50.75 million) to construct new 8.5G glass substrate back-end producing facilities that are expected to have a yearly...

Digitimes Research: China small- to mid-size AMOLED capacity to grow 373% by 2017

Jun 11, 14:24

China makers' production capacity for small- to medium-size AMOLED panels is expected to increase 373% in 2017 compared with what it is in 2015 as makers continue to invest in new...

UMC to expand production capacity in Taiwan and China

Jun 10, 11:07

Taiwan's United Microelectronics (UMC) is set to expand its production capacity at its wafer fabs in Taiwan and China, and will enhance R&D for specialty process technologies,...

UMC CEO Po Wen Yen

Catcher Technology expects good 2015

Jun 9, 22:03

Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology, in view of growing demand for smartphones and increasing complexity and difficulty in chassis design, expects good 2015 business operations,...

Catcher Technology chairman Hung Shui-shu

Solartech expanding PERC solar cell capacity

Jun 8, 11:15

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy is expending annual PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) solar cell production capacity from 80MWp currently to 320MWp by...

Panel pricing on the decline in June, says firm

Jun 5, 15:06

Panel pricing is showing declines and is expected to continue trending down throughout mid-June, with most applications declining US$0.50-1, according to DisplaySearch. In the monitor...

San'an Optoelectronics to raise funds to expand capacity

Jun 3, 14:57

China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker San'an Optoelectronics will issue 157.399 million new shares for private placement to raise additional paid-in capital of CNY3.51 billion...

China, Taiwan makers to set up overseas solar cell capacity of 3GWp by end of 2015

Jun 1, 21:01

China-based PV module makers and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in a bid to cope with US anti-dumping and anti-subsidization taxes, will set up solar cell production...

Lextar expects capacity utilization to rise to 80-90% in 3Q15

May 29, 13:58

Lextar Electronics, which provides LED epitaxial wafers, chips and packaging services, expects its capacity utilization rate to rise from about 80% currently to 80-90% in the third...

TSMC to triple 16nm chip capacity by end-2016, says co-CEO

May 28, 15:52

TSMC is set to move its 16nm FinFET Plus (16FF+) process to commercial production in the second half of 2015, and plans to introduce a compact version of the 16FF+ process in early...


Identified microgrid capacity has tripled over last year, says Navigant

May 18, 15:57

A host of new government programs supporting microgrid deployments has been launched in the last 12 months, especially on the east coast of the US. The majority of these projects...

Asia Tech Image to expand CIS module capacity in Myanmar

Newswatch - May 18, 11:02

Asia Tech Image ramped up a production line with a monthly capacity of 300,000 contact image sensor (CIS) modules in Myanmar in first-quarter 2015 and in order to meet increasing...

JMC to expand production capacity for COF tape

May 14, 22:17

JMC Electronics, an affiliate of Chang Wah Electromaterials (CWE) specializing in the manufacture of chip-on-film (COF) substrates, will launch a new COF tape production line in the...

Digitimes Research: BOE Technology to expand large-size panel capacity

May 14, 15:37

China-based TFT-LCD panel maker BOE Technology will expand monthly capacity at its 8.5G production line in Chongqing, western China, from 90,000 glass substrates to 120,000 units,...

Senao Networks to expand capacity

Stockwatch - May 13, 12:26

Networking/communication device maker Senao Networks has obtained orders with shipments scheduled through the third quarter. As the existing production capacity at its two factories...

Large-size LCD panel capacity expected to grow 7.3% on year in 2015

May 12, 21:45

Global large-size LCD panel capacity is expected to grow 7.3% on year in 2015 to 232 million square meters driven largely by capacity expansion at China makers.

JPEA hikes 2020 target cumulative PV installation capacity in Japan to 65.7GWp

Apr 17, 11:59

The Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA) has upward adjusted the 2020 target cumulative PV installation capacity in Japan from 49.4GWp to 65.7GWp, according to the organiza...

Rigidtech expanding PSS capacity in China

Apr 16, 10:22

PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) maker Rigidtech Microelectronics is setting up a factory in eastern China with initial monthly capacity of 100,000 PSS and volume production there...

Capacity utilization rates at foundry houses to dip slightly in 2Q15

Apr 14, 21:43

Capacity utilization rates at Taiwan-based wafer foundries are expected to drop slightly in the second quarter of 2015 as IC design houses have reduced their wafer orders amid slack...

Sunrise Global to expand PERC solar cell capacity

Apr 13, 15:56

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) will have its subsidiary maker Sunrise Global Solar Energy expand annual production capacity for PERC...

China makers expect to surpass Taiwan in TFT LCD capacity in 2017

Apr 9, 11:02

China panel makers estimate their TFT LCD production capacity could surpass that of Taiwan makers as early as 2017 to hold the global number two spot behind Korea, as they continue...

BOE displays 8K display technology at Finetech Japan

ASE to expand production capacity over the next 3 years, says chairman

Apr 8, 21:24

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will continue to expand its production capacity over the next three years, with investment to total between NT$100 billion (US$3.2...

Taiwan sets target PV installation capacity of 500MWp for 2015

Apr 7, 21:36

The Bureau of Energy under the Ministry of Economic Affairs has increased the target installation capacity for rooftop PV systems and PV power-generating stations to be established...

Kinpo Electronics expanding capacity at factory in Philippines, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 30, 11:29

Taiwa-based ODM Kinpo Electronics will investment US$30 million to expand production capacity at its subsidiary Kinpo Electronics (Philippines), according to Chinese-language newspaper...

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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    3D NAND die with M.2 SSD

    Intel and Micron have jointly announced the availability of their 3D NAND technology. This new 3D NAND technology, jointly developed by the companies, stacks layers of data storage...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

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    Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

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    Samsung 850 EVO

    Samsung Electronics has launched the 850 EVO, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive (SSD) line-up. Based on Samsung's 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the...

    Photo: Company, Dec 16.

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    Nvidia Tesla K40 accelerator

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Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2015

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.