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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),...

Applied Materials sees strong demand for OLED equipment, says executive

Jun 22, 12:39

Applied Materials has seen orders for OLED equipment increasing, especially from South Korea-based panel makers, and its second-quarter 2016 order value for the display equipment...

Kuo Yi-tze, greater China account general manager for AKT Display
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Chimei Materials Technology to start production of polarizers in eastern China in 2Q17

Jun 20, 21:11

Polarizer maker Chimei Materials Technology is constructing a factory in Kunshan, eastern China, with equipment to be installed in September-October 2016 and production to kick off...

Chimei Materials Technology chairman Ho Chao-yang

Giga Solar revenues down sequentially in May

Jun 7, 12:09

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.357 billion (US$41.6 million) for May, slipping 10.12% on month but growing 19.44% on year,...

China market: Demand for liquid crystal materials to reach 250 tons in 2016, says Sigmaintell

Jun 1, 14:30

Demand for liquid crystal materials from China-based panel makers in 2016 is estimated at nearly 250 tons, increasing nearly 31.6% on year and accounting for 29% of global demand,...

GlobalWafers to acquire wafer business unit from Topsil

May 23, 10:55

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers has disclosed it will acquire a 100% stake in the wafer business unit of Denmark-based Topsil Semiconductor Materials A/S at Danish...

Topco Scientific reports increased April revenues

Stockwatch - May 10, 11:23

Semiconductor materials distributor Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.22 billion (US$68.3 million) for April 2016, up 39.6% on year and 22.3% sequentially...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.29 billion

Stockwatch - Apr 22, 10:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery equipment and intangible assets from Hermes Microvision (HMI), Fortrend Engineering, Kilopass...

Global 2015 semiconductor materials sales reach US$43.4 billion, says SEMI

Apr 18, 14:09

The global semiconductor materials market decreased 1.5% in 2015 compared to 2014 while worldwide semiconductor revenues decreased 0.2%, according to SEMI. The impact of exchange...

Giga Solar Materials to start production at China factory in September

Apr 13, 22:27

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials is constructing a factory in eastern China and will begin production of PV silver paste, silver-aluminum paste and aluminum paste for...

BenQ Materials, Chi Mei Materials see lowest quarterly revenues for 1Q16

Stockwatch - Apr 11, 15:12

Polarizer makers BenQ Materials and Chi Mei Materials Technology have posted consolidated revenues of NT$3.182 billion (US$96.7 million) and NT$2.347 billion respectively for January-March...

Giga Solar sees increased March revenues

Apr 11, 14:26

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.571 billion (US$47.8 million) for March, growing 27.41% on month and 62.76% on year, and...

TSMC buys equipment from Applied, Lam

Stockwatch - Mar 23, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Applied Materials and Lam Research for a total of about NT$2.88...

Giga Solar Materials nets NT$39.65 per share for 2015

Stockwatch - Mar 23, 11:08

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has released its 2015 financial report, recording net EPS of NT$39.65 (US$1.21) for the year. It will distribute a cash dividend per...

Giga Solar Materials 2015 earnings nearly 4 times capital

Stockwatch - Mar 18, 10:59

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on March 17 published its 2015 financial report, recording consolidated revenues of NT$15.801 billion (US$481 million), gross margin...

Chimei Materials Technology to start production at China factory

Mar 14, 10:30

Polarizer maker Chimei Materials Technology is investing a total of US$298 million to set up a factory in Kunshan, eastern China, with construction to be completed in July 2016, trail...

Giga Solar Materials to restore normal shipments of PV silver paste in March

Feb 2, 15:50

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has temporarily reduced shipments of PV silver paste due to short supply of silver powder from Japan-based Dowa Hightech. The company...

Giga Solar Materials expected to net NT$39-40 per share for 2015

Feb 2, 14:44

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials recorded net EPS of NT$27.73 (US$0.845) for January-September 2015 and, due to continued booming sales of PV silver paste, is expected...

BenQ Materials expanding production of medical applications

Jan 28, 15:25

BenQ Materials is constructing new facilities for producing medical products that will go into production in 2017, according to the company.

Pure-play foundries put capex focus on 10nm processes, says Applied executive

Jan 22, 09:57

The 2016 capex focus of pure-play IC foundries will be on 10nm process technology, according to Applied Materials Taiwan president Erix Yu. About half of the foundries' combined capex...

Applied Materials Taiwan president Erix Yu

Giga Solar Materials may ask for advance payments to cope with surging orders

Jan 11, 16:13

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials, in order to cope with suddenly surging orders for PV silver paste from Taiwan- and China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers,...

UMC buys more equipment for Xiamen fab

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 15:45

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased a total of NT$1.98 billion (US$59.5 million) worth of equipment from Murata Machinery and Applied Materials for its 12-inch wafer fab in...

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