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Japan Display has begun to see profits, says president

Apr 12, 10:43

Japan display has begun to make profits and aims to surpass other countries in LCD technologies, according to Shuichi Otsuka, president of the firm.

Digitimes Research: 2012 Japan LED ceiling and tube light market show significant growth

Dec 11, 14:06

The LED ceiling and tube light market showed significant growth in Japan in November 2012. Due to limited electricity, Japan has been raising awareness on saving energy. In 2012,...

High prices generate record revenues for HDD market in 1Q12, says IHS

Jun 13, 16:38

The global hard disk drive (HDD) industry surged to record revenues in the first quarter, thanks to higher average selling prices that compensated for the wreckage and loss in shipments...

HDD industry may not restore normal supply until end of 2012, though Hitachi GST production will be restored by February, says company vice president

Jan 13, 12:10

The global hard disk drive (HDD) industry may take one year to completely recover from the impact of flooding in Thailand and and therefore the market will not be able to resume normal...

Brendan Collins, HGST product vice president (right)

Firms to phase out COF substrate business

Dec 26, 09:42

With LCD panel demand for large-size applications such as TVs remaining dull, Mitsui Kinzoku and Sumitomo Electronics Taiwan (SET) are looking to withdraw from the standard chip-on-film...

Hitachi Chemical to build CMP slurry plant in Taiwan

Dec 22, 01:40

Japan-based Hitachi Chemical has unveiled plans to establish a CMP slurry production plant in Tainan, southern Taiwan, with an investment of JPY2 billion (US$25.7 million). The facility...

INCJ, Hitachi, Sony, Toshiba sign agreements to integrate small- and medium-size display businesses

Newswatch - Nov 16, 10:38

Four Japan-based companies - Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), Hitachi, Sony and Toshiba - has announced that they have signed definitive agreements to integrate their...

PC ODMs may be forced to stop production due to HDD shortages

Nov 4, 15:31

Some PC ODMs may be forced to stop production beginning November due to hard disk drive (HDD) shortages, according to industry sources. Global HDD supply in the fourth quarter is...

Prices for 2.5-inch HDDs rise by 5-10% due to Thailand flooding

Oct 21, 16:42

The serious flooding in Thailand has forced hard disk drive (HDD) assembly and HDD component factories in the area to stop production and consequently a global shortage of HDDs is...

HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

Integration of Japan makers seen as healthy move for small- to mid-size panel industry

Sep 1, 14:28

Japan's attempts to integrate resources of the country's small- to medium-size panels would benefit the development of the global panel industry, but there are challenges ahead for...

External hard drive shipments in 2011 unlikely to meet targets

Jul 28, 01:25

Players in the external hard drive industry originally expected to see more than 100% growth on year in 2011, but may not be able to achieve growth as strong as expected due to serious...

China market: Taiwan projector vendors face strong pressure from local brands

Jul 19, 11:04

While demand for projectors in the China market is on the rise due to government procurement projects for educational applications, Taiwan-based vendors including BenQ, Vivitek, Optoma...

Global hard drive shipments to grow 15-20% sequentially in 3Q11, estimates Min Aik

Jun 14, 01:30

Taiwan-based hard drive component maker Min Aik Technology, calculated from its orders, has estimated that global hard drive shipments will grow 15-20% sequentially in the third quarter...

Delta Electronics begins use of 3 zero-carbon classrooms in Taiwan

Jun 3, 10:53

Delta Electronics on June 2 inaugurated three zero-carbon classrooms, an energy-saving educational facility, inside three elementary schools located in northern, central and southern...

Hitachi reiterates partnerships with Taiwan IT industry

Jun 2, 12:30

Hitachi's presence at Computex 2011 can be more strongly felt than its previous participation in the world's second largest IT tradeshow. For the Japanese industrial giant, Computex...

Software designer Wistron ITS cooperates with Hitachi over landmark software

May 26, 01:40

Taiwan-based Wistron ITS, a software design subsidiary of Wistron, has recently cooperated with Japan-based Hitachi and plans to import the landmark information software GeoPDF, which...

Hard drive industry to continue facing shortage in May

May 10, 01:35

Japan's earthquake in March has significantly impacted the supply status of the hard drive industry and the effect is expected to persist in May with two of the top-5 makers - Western...

Taiwan hard drive component makers may face difficulty negotiating quotes

Apr 21, 01:30

As the hard drive market will be fully occupied by three major players following Western Digital's acquisition of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Seagate completes...

Seagate buying Samsung HDD department rumor unlikely to occur shortly

Apr 19, 01:45

Rumor about hard drive maker Seagate may purchase Samsung Electronics' hard drive business has been spreading in IT market after report about Samsung considering selling its hard...

Major BT resin producers recovering from Japan earthquake, say IC substrate makers

Apr 7, 01:55

Major producers of bismaleimide-triazine (BT) resin, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) and Hitachi Chemical, are recovering faster than expected from the suspension of operations caused...

Cal-Comp, Min Aik unaffected by WD-Hitachi GST merger, Japan earthquake

Mar 22, 11:00

Taiwan-based hard disk drive (HDD) component maker Cal-Comp Electronics and its Thailand-based counterpart Min Aik Technology have not been substantially influenced by Western Digital's...

Western Digital to become dominate HDD maker with Hitachi acquisition, says iSuppli

Mar 8, 12:03

With its purchase of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST), hard drive maker Western Digital (WDC) will pad its lead in the global hard disk drive (HDD) market, giving...

Surging demand changes small- to medium-size panel industry

Mar 2, 01:35

Amid the surging demand for smartphones and other applications for small- to medium-size panels, the overall small- to medium-size industry is changing with NEC to turn wholly owned...

Optical drive component maker Topray sees strong growth in 2010 revenues

Jan 27, 01:55

Taiwan-based maker of pick up heads (PUH) for optical drives, Topray Technology, saw its revenues reach NT$1.11 billion (US$38.2 million), up 41.36% from NT$784 million in 2009, according...

HDD component maker Min Aik expects double-digital growth in 2011 shipments

Jan 13, 02:00

Taiwan-based hard disk drive (HDD) component maker Min Aik Technology has announced revenues of NT$3.1 billion (US$106.69 million) for the fourth quarter of 2010, up 2.89% on quarter...

HyDrive seeing weak demand in notebook industry

Jan 4, 01:45

HyDrive, an optical drive model that features a built-in solid state drive (SSD) and was launched by Hitachi LG Data Storage (HLDS) as well as Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology (TSST),...

CMI actively expanding LTPS capacity

Dec 28, 01:15

Chimei Innolux (CMI) reportedly has started expanding its LTPS production line as the capacity from the 3.5G plant (originally from TPO Displays) and Tainan plant will not fulfill...

FPD International 2010: OLED 3D displays draw attention

Nov 12, 02:05

In addition to 3D displays, OLED 3D displays are drawing attention at the ongoing FPD International 2010 in Makuhari, Japan, from November 10 to 12.

IC distributor Weikeng expects revenues to grow 5-10% in 3Q10

Oct 1, 11:21

Weikeng Industrial, which distributes semiconductors and other electronic components for brands such as Spansion, AMD, Hitachi GST, Lattice Semiconductor and Cypress, expects its...

Taiwan market: Hitachi GST to launch LifeStudio series HDDs

Sep 3, 11:19

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (GST) has unveiled its LifeStudio series All-in-One external HDD series for launch in the Taiwan market in late September 2010.

Washington State joins antitrust lawsuit against LCD panel makers

Aug 17, 13:48

Washington State attorney general Rob McKenna joined the antitrust action against major TFT-LCD panel makers on August 12, and filed a lawsuit accusing Samsung Electronics, LG Display...

CMI signs agreement with Hitachi Displays for IPS technology; likely to ship iPad panels in 4Q10-1Q11

Jul 2, 11:09

Chimei Innolux (CMI) has signed a strategic agreement with Hitachi Displays for IPS technology for medium-size panels, with market sources expecting the Taiwan-based company to start...

Taiwan market: Hitachi GST aims for 16% share in mobile hard drive market by end of 2010

Apr 15, 16:49

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) on April 14 unveiled its external hard disk drives (HDDs) for launch in the Taiwan market, including the portable X Mobile Drive...

HannStar declines to comment on Dell lawsuit

Mar 17, 16:58

HannStar Display has declined to comment on a price fixing lawsuit Dell reportedly has filed against the Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker and four others, saying it has yet to receive...

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