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  • Last update: Tuesday 18 March 2014 [216 news items]

Corning unveils Lotus Glass for high-performance displays

Oct 26, 12:09

Corning has announced the commercial launch of Corning Lotus Glass, which it said is an environmentally friendly, high-performance display glass developed to enable cutting-edge technologies,...

Fiber glass fabric makers post over 10% drops in September revenues

Oct 11, 13:57

Taiwan-based Fulltech Fiber Glass, Glotech Industrial and Baotek Industrial Materials, suppliers of fiber glass fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, all saw their revenues...

Acer plans 15-inch ultrabooks using fiber glass cases

Oct 7, 01:35

Acer plans to launch a 15-inch ultrabook model in early 2012 built using fiber glass cases supplied by Mitac Precision Technology. Asustek Computer is expected to follow suit, also...

Quotes for fiber glass fabrics likely to continue sliding in October

Oct 3, 12:21

Quotes for fiber glass fabrics are likely to continue declining in October after dropping 5% in July-August and another 2-3% in September due to weak demand caused by uncertainty...

G-Tech cover glass capacity continues to grow

Sep 28, 15:16

Cover glass maker G-Tech Optoelectronics has said it will continue expansion of cover glass production lines, both in fourth-quarter 2011 and 2012, and that the production of 3D glass...

Schott Xensation glass eyeing touch panel market

Sep 27, 16:18

Germany-based glass maker Schott, tapping the touch panel market, is introducing its Xensation Cover glass products to the Asia-Pacific market. According to Ulrich Ackermann, executive...

Curved cover glass to be popular among handheld devices

Sep 26, 15:07

Curved cover glass may be the next big thing in terms of handheld device designs as both Apple and the non-Apple camp are reportedly gearing up for the releases of products with curved...

Lextar, G-Tech, Chimei Materials to debut on TSE

Sep 20, 12:10

Panel component suppliers such as LED player Lextar, surface glass maker G-Tech Optoelectronics (G-Tech) and light guide plate maker Chimei Materials are expect to debut on the Taiwan...

Taiwan touch panel makers ramp up cover glass production

Sep 16, 14:13

Major touch panel players of TPK Holding, G-Tech, and Wintek are scaling up their production capacity for cover glass as touchscreen handheld devices enjoy rising popularity in the...

Corning reiterates US$10 billion sales goal

Sep 9, 12:33

Corning vice chairman and chief financial officer James B Flaws has reiterated that the company remains confident of achieving US$10 billion in worldwide sales by 2014, according...

TFT LCD panel makers to reduce glass input by 14% in 3Q11, says DisplaySearch

Sep 9, 09:58

Falling prices and weak demand expectations for large-area TFT LCD panels have caused panel makers to adjust their second-half 2011 production strategies. As panel prices approach...

Cover glass maker G-Tech reports strong earnings for 1H11

Sep 1, 01:35

G-Tech Optoelectronics, a cover glass affiliate of the Foxconn Group, has reported net profits of NT$501 million (US$17.26 million) for the first half of 2011, representing an 8-fold...

Corning Gorilla glass shows market potential for use in smartphone touch panels

Aug 4, 16:45

Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) and TPK Holding as well as LG Display and Samsung Electronics plan to adopt small-sized Gorilla glass produced by Corning as glass substrates used...

Quotes for copper foils, fiber glass fabrics to stay flat in July

Jul 4, 15:02

Quotes for copper foils and fiber glass fabrics, key raw materials for the production of PCBs, are expected to remain unchanged in July after a slide of 3-5% on average in June although...

TPK increasing cover glass output

Jul 1, 14:08

Taiwan-based touch panel maker TPK Holding has stepped up its production of cover glass for touch panels with its total capacity for 3.5-inch cover lenses now reaching five million...

G-Tech expanding cover glass capacity

Newswatch - Jun 20, 16:57

G-Tech Optoelectronics, a Taiwan-based provider of glass processing services in the Foxconn Group, is expanding capacity of cover glass at its two factories in southern China, with...

Corning opens Advanced Technology Center in Taiwan

Jun 16, 10:02

Corning has announced the opening of the Corning Advanced Technology Center, located in the Neihu Technology Park in Taipei, Taiwan. The facility will serve as a customer-focused...

Taiwan Glass to produce glass for touch panels

Jun 2, 15:01

Taiwan-based Taiwan Glass Group is set to produce glass for touch panels due to the increasing demand for smartphones and tablet PCs. Sales of fiber glass account for 40% of total...

PCB material prices fall 3-5% in June

Jun 2, 13:49

Quotes for copper foils and fiber glass fabrics, key raw materials for the production of PCBs, have slid by 3-5% on average in June 2011 amid weakening demand and falling global commodity...

AimCore sees additional ITO glass capacity booked up by TPK, HTC, says newspaper

Newswatch - May 27, 16:03

AimCore Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of ITO glass used in capacitive touch panels, will set up two more production lines to expand its total monthly capacity by 500,000 sheets...

CPT expects input of glass substrates for small- to medium-sized panels to exceed 50% of total input in July

May 27, 01:00

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has received increasing orders for small- to medium-sized panels from Samsung Electronics, white-box handset vendors...

G-Tech expanding cover glass capacity, says newspaper

Newswatch - May 20, 11:32

G-Tech Optoelectronics, an optical glass processing service provider in the Foxconn Group, is expanding its monthly capacity of cover glass from 600,000 10.1-inch sheets currently...

Taiwan fiber glass yarn suppliers gear up for capacity expansion

May 19, 01:35

Another Taiwan-based fiber glass yarn supplier is gearing up to expand its capacity in anticipation of growing demand, joining rivals Fulltech Fiber Glass and Taiwan Glass Industry...

Taiwan Glass to ramp up fiber glass yarn capacity in 2011-2012

May 18, 16:04

Taiwan Glass Industry plans to ramp up its combined capacity for fiber glass yarns in Taiwan and China to 115,000 tons in 2011-2012, up from the current level of 70,000 tons, according...

AGC develops sheet float glass at 0.1mm

May 17, 14:31

Asahi Glass (AGC) has developed ultra-thin sheet glass manufactured using the float process, measuring just 0.1mm. Made from alkali-free glass, which is used as a glass substrate...

Asahi Glass to set up second substrate factory in China

May 13, 15:52

Japan-based Asahi Glass will establish a new glass substrate factory in Shenzhen, southern China, to produce substrates for 8.5G TFT-LCD panel production lines with volume production...

Baotek to ramp up fiber glass fabric capacity in July

May 4, 14:48

Baotek Industrial Materials, which makes fiber glass fabrics and yarns for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, has said that the company is set to ramp up its production capacity for...

Fulltech aims to be top fiber glass yarn vendor in five years

May 2, 11:41

Fulltech Fiber Glass, which makes fiber glass yarns and fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, plans to dedicate half of its capacity to the production of industrial grade...

Corning posts strong 1Q11 sales

Apr 28, 09:49

Corning has posted sales of US$1.9 billion for the first quarter of 2011, increasing 9% on quarter and 24% on year, with net profit before tax rising 15% sequentially to US$867 million...

Asahi Glass to build plant in Brazil

Apr 26, 10:06

Asahi Glass (AGC) has said it is eyeing Brazil's construction and automotive glass markets. The Japan-based glass substrate supplier announced plans to invest JPY40 billion (US$470...

Glass fabric price rally to slow in May

Apr 22, 15:51

Prices for fiber glass fabrics in May 2011 will rise at a slower rate compared to 5-10% increases in April as producers of copper clad laminates (CCL) have been reluctant to place...

AGC develops glass substrate with 0.28mm thickness for touch screens

Apr 22, 01:00

Asahi Glass (AGC) has developed what it claims is the world's thinnest soda-lime glass substrate for touch screens, measuring 0.28mm, or 15% less than the currently thinnest commercial...

Corning to maintain LCD glass production levels in Japan

Apr 12, 10:15

Corning has said that the company plans to maintain production levels at its Shizuoka and Sakai City LCD glass facilities during Sharp Corporation's temporary production curtailment...

Glass fabric prices to rise 5-10% in April

Apr 8, 01:30

Prices for fiber glass fabrics, which are used for making copper clad laminates (CCL), are set to increase by 5-10% in April 2011, according to industry sources. Mainstream 7628-size...

Glass yarn prices to rise on Japan supply disruption

Apr 7, 11:05

Quotes for fiber glass yarns are likely to increase in April, mainly due to failure of supplies from Japan, according to industry sources.

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