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Copper foil maker Co-Tech positive about 2017 outlook

Apr 25, 11:52

Co-Tech Copper Foil has expressed optimism about its performance during 2017 citing robust copper foil demand.

Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far compared to previous versions, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 24, 20:32

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions...

Semi material distributor Topco seeing more favorable silicone market

Apr 17, 10:45

The market for silicone materials is expected to turn healthy as China-based suppliers reduce their output, according to Topco, which distributes and sells silicone materials for...

Global semiconductor materials market grows 2.4% in 2016, says SEMI

Apr 5, 14:24

The global semiconductor materials market increased 2.4% in 2016 compared to 2015 while worldwide semiconductor revenues grew 1.1%, according to SEMI.

Digitimes Research: Samsung Display, LG Display decreasing reliance on imported organic materials for making flexible OLED

Mar 21, 12:08

Samsung Display and LG Display, for front-end manufacturing process of flexible OLED panels, still have to rely on imported organic materials used in vapor deposition, but the reliance...

Xian LONGi Silicon Materials to set up joint-venture polysilicon factory

Mar 14, 15:37

Xian LONGi Silicon Materials, the largest China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker, will set up a polysilicon factory on a joint venture basis with China-based...

Transition to 18-inch wafers remains years away, says Applied

Feb 24, 10:33

It is unlikely to see 450mm (18-inch) wafer fabrication technology become mature over the next three years, according to Applied Materials CEO Gary Dickerson. The chipmaking industry's...

Applied CEO Gary Dickerson

Giga Solar Materials to start production at factory in eastern China at end of March

Jan 24, 14:55

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials is constructing a factory in Yancheng City, eastern China, and will kick off production of PV silver paste, PV silver-aluminum paste...

Giga Solar Materials chairman Jimmy Chen

Certification service provider Material Analysis steps up investment in China

Jan 13, 14:14

Taiwan-based certification service provider Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek) has disclosed plans to invest more than NT$200 million (US$6.33 million) in its operations in China,...

Topco posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 13, 10:47

Taiwan-based Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues for 2016 grew about 19% on year to a record high of NT$22.63 billion (US$716.7 million). The semiconductor material...

Comtec Solar Systems to sell Malaysia factory to Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials

Jan 4, 22:02

China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker Comtec Solar Systems will sell a factory in Malaysia to Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials at CNY200 million (US$28.7 million),...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$16 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 7, 21:56

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has spent a total of NT$16.05 billion (US$504.6 million) on equipment from five suppliers, according to recent...

Fujifilm to open new plant for advanced IC materials in Taiwan

Nov 14, 23:05

Fujifilm has announced that its semiconductor business subsidiary, Fujifilm Electronic Materials, will launch the operation of its third plant in Taiwan in late November. The new...

Giga Solar Materials nets NT$9.19 per share for 3Q16

Nov 14, 11:32

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.096 billion (US$98.1 million), gross margin of NT$20.88%, net operating profit of NT$472.1...

Giga Solar Materials chairman Jimmy Chen

BenQ Materials, Chimei Materials suffer net losses for 3Q16

Nov 10, 11:10

Polarizer makers BenQ Materials and Chimei Materials Technology have posted net losses of NT$330 million (US$10.5 million) and NT$456 million respectively for third-quarter 2016,...

Giga Solar Materials expects sequential growth of 30-40% in 4Q16 shipment

Oct 13, 11:29

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials expects its shipments in the fourth quarter of 2016 to increase 30-40% on quarter, according to company chairman Jimmy Chen.

Giga Solar Materials chairman Jimmy Chen

Shenmao posts revenue growth for September

Oct 7, 15:38

Taiwan-based solder materials supplier Shenmao Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$480 million (US$15.23 million) for September 2016, up 7% sequentially and 24% on...

UMC Xiamen subsidiary orders equipment from Applied, ASML

Stockwatch - Oct 7, 14:39

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced a total of NT$2.79 billion (US$88.47 million) spent on equipment from Applied Materials and ASML for the foundry's subsidiary United Semiconductor...

Soldering materials supplier Shenmao 2016 EPS likely to reach NT$3

Oct 6, 15:16

Taiwan-based soldering materials supplier Shenmao Technology is expected to more than double its EPS to NT$2.50-3 (US$0.08-0.10) in 2016, thanks to rising tin prices and the arrival...

Applied Materials intros e-beam review system for OLED and LCD manufacturing

Oct 6, 10:10

Applied Materials has introduced a high-resolution inline e-beam review (EBR) system. Applied has combined its scanning electron microscope (SEM) capabilities used in semiconductor...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.32 billion

Stockwatch - Sep 28, 14:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased machinery equipment from Advanced Thermal Sciences (ATS), Tokyo Electron and Applied Materials for a total of NT$2.32...

iPhone 7 materials costs higher than previous versions, IHS says

Sep 21, 14:47

The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 7 equipped with 32GB of NAND flash memory carries US$219.80 in bill of materials costs, according to a preliminary estimate from IHS Marki...

Applied Materials, IME to advance R&D in fan-out wafer-level packaging

Sep 20, 00:46

Applied Materials and the Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a research institute under Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research, have announced a five-year extension...

Chimei Materials to defer beginning of production at China factory, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 19, 11:28

Polarizer maker Chimei Materials Technology has seen delays in setting up a factory in Kunshan, eastern China, and will not install equipment until fourth-quarter 2016 and begin production...

CWTC listed on Taiwan OTC

Sep 14, 14:55

Chang Wah Technology (CWTC), which manufactures LED leadframe packaging materials, started trading on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market at an initial price of NT$102 (US$3.22)...

Entegris optimistic about equipment demand from Taiwan foundries

Sep 13, 21:23

Taiwan-based IC foundries including TSMC and UMC will continue to build additional capacity and advance their technologies for a larger pie of the foundry space, which will further...

Bertrand Loy, CEO for Entegris

BenQ Materials to shut down factory in southern Taiwan

Sep 5, 11:31

Polarizer maker BenQ Materials will close its factory in Southern Taiwan Science Park at the end of September and lay off 247 employees, according to the company.

Demand from Taiwan chipmakers brisk, says Namics

Sep 2, 11:36

Demand from Taiwan-based Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and other chipmakers has been strong, according to Japan-based...

Xian LONGi Silicon Materials to set up capacity in Malaysia, say reports

Aug 22, 15:38

China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker Xian LONGi Silicon Materials will set up annual integrated production capacity consisting of 300MWp for solar-grade monocrystalline...

Iljin Materials joins Tesla EV battery supply chain, says report

Aug 18, 12:40

Korea-based Iljin Materials' ectrodeposited (ED) copper foil technology reportedly has been validated by Tesla and Panasonic recently and the company will be able to join Tesla's...

BenQ Materials posts 1H16 net loss

Stockwatch - Aug 4, 15:07

Polarizer maker BenQ Materials has posted consolidated revenues of NT$6.322 billion (US$196 million), net loss of NT$146 million and net loss per share of NT$0.45 for first-half 20...

TSMC spends NT$2.2 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Jul 21, 12:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$2.19 billion (US$68.2 million) on machinery equipment from Applied Materials, Daifuku, Entegris and Kashiyama,...

UMC Xiamen subsidiary orders equipment from Applied Materials

Stockwatch - Jul 6, 10:56

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased NT$1.03 billion (US$31.9 million) worth of machinery equipment from Applied Materials for its subsidiary in Xiamen named United Semiconductor...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$3 billion

Stockwatch - Jun 30, 10:03

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced purchases of manufacturing equipment and facilities totaling NT$3.05 billion (US$94.4 million) from Tokyo Electron,...

Winbond buys equipment for NT$2.06 billion

Stockwatch - Jun 28, 11:05

Winbond Electronics has disclosed three purchases of machinery equipment from Applied Materials, Lam Research and Tokyo Electron for a total of NT$2.06 billion (US$63.37 million),...

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    Applied SEMVision G6 defect analysis system

    Applied Materials has announced a suite of new defect review and classification technologies for its SEMVision family of products to accelerate time to yield for leading-edge chip...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

  • MSI+P55A+Fuzion+for+Intel+platform+and+870A+Fuzion+for+AMD+platform

    MSI P55A Fuzion for Intel platform and 870A Fuzion for AMD platform

    Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced new mainstream Fuzion series motherboards, the P55A Fuzion for the Intel platform and 870A Fuzion for the AMD platform. The boards feature...

    Photo: Company, Jul 7.

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    Applied Reflexion GT

    Applied Materials has launched its Applied Reflexion GT system for advanced metal CMP applications. Key to the new system is its dual-mode architecture, enabling two wafers to be...

    Photo: Company, Dec 4.

  • KLA%2DTencor+8900+inspection+system

    KLA-Tencor 8900 inspection system

    KLA-Tencor has extended its product offerings in the CMOS image sensor (CIS) market by announcing the 8900 defect inspection system. The new 8900 offers selectable illumination...

    Photo: Company, Oct 19.

  • Applied+HCT+Diamond+Squarer+for+solar+wafers+

    Applied HCT Diamond Squarer for solar wafers

    Applied Materials has introduced ts new HCT Diamond Squarer system, which can reduce the cost of squaring silicon ingots by up to one-third while offering at least twice the cutting...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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