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  • Last update: Tuesday 1 April 2014 [209 news items]

Machvision sees strong orders from IC substrate sector

Apr 1, 22:28

Automatic optical inspection (AOI) tool maker Machvision expects orders from the IC substrate sector to be the growth driver for 2014, according to company chairman Wang Kuang-hsia...

IC substrate, backup board makers ramping up capacity for advanced processes

Mar 25, 13:55

Taiwan-based IC substrate and backup board makers will ramp up their investments in 2014 for the development of high-end substrates and backup boards for advanced foundry processes,...

China PCB makers begin shipping IC substrates and high-end PCBs

Feb 25, 16:07

China-based PCB makers have begun shipping IC substrates, high-end multi-layer boards and HDI boards for notebook, networking device and consumer electronics applications, which will...

IC substrate makers to ramp up FC CSP substrates in 2014

Dec 30, 23:10

IC substrate makers Kinsus Interconnect Technology, Unimicron Technology and Nanya PCB all plan to ramp up their production capacity for flip-chip chip scale package (FC CSP) substrates...

Taiwan IC substrate suppliers see no impact from ASE production halt

Dec 17, 14:59

Taiwan-based IC substrate suppliers including Kinsus Interconnect Technology and Unimicron Technology expect no impact from a possible shutdown of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's...

IC substrate suppliers Unimicron, Kinsus to see flat performance in 4Q13

Dec 9, 14:56

IC substrate suppliers Unimicron Technology and Kinsus Interconnect Technology both have reported sequential revenue declines for November and expect flat sales for the fourth quarter...

Substrate maker Leatec looks to flat performance in 4Q13

Nov 19, 22:40

Taiwan-based Leatec Fine Ceramic, which mainly manufactures chip resistor substrates, has reported revenues of NT$84 million (US$2.84 million) for October, up 2.4% sequentially and...

Austria-based PCB maker AT&S building new IC substrate plant in China

Oct 25, 12:13

AT&S is currently building a new IC substrate plant in Chongqing, China with volume production slated for year-end 2014. The new plant will have a production capacity of 100,000...

Sapphire substrate market to nearly triple as demand booms for covers in smartphones, says IHS

Oct 15, 16:09

Traditionally employed to make LEDs, sapphire substrates now are being used by Apple and other smartphone vendors as covers for camera lenses and home buttons, contributing to a rapid...

IC substrate maker Kinsus to post 15% sales rise in 2Q13

Jun 14, 10:59

Consolidated sales at Kinsus Interconnect Technology are expected to register a 15% sequential increase in the second quarter, followed by another 10% growth in the third, according...

Most IC substrate suppliers post sequential revenue gains in May

Jun 10, 11:35

Most Taiwan-based IC substrate makers including Kinsus Interconnect Technology, Unimicron Technology and Nanya Printed Circuit Board (NPC), have reported sequential revenue gains...

Sapphire substrate firms hope to increase PSS prices

May 30, 21:12

Prices of sapphire ingots have been increasing causing substrate makers to plan a price hike on patterned sapphire substrates (PSSs). Some firms have been adjusting prices since the...

Digitimes Research: Sapphire 2-inch substrate prices to be around US$8/unit in 2013

May 9, 14:39

Over-investment has caused rising inventories in the sapphire industry. Although demand has been returning in the first-half of 2013, to reduce inventories, sapphire prices are unlikely...

IC substrate suppliers to see mixed performance in 2Q13

May 7, 21:54

IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology is expected to see its revenues grow 10-15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013, while fellow companies Unimicron Technology...

Tong Hsing sees weaker LED ceramic substrate shipments in 2Q13

May 6, 10:36

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries has said that shipments of its LED ceramic substrates in the second quarter of 2013 will be affected by revisions to product roadmaps at clients who...

Chipbond to buy COF substrate supplier

May 2, 22:28

Chipbond Technology has said it will acquire Simpal Electronics, a Taiwan-based COF substrate supplier, through a share swap.

Sapphire substrate prices may increase in 2Q13

Apr 25, 21:43

Sapphire substrate makers have noted that order visibility is clear to May due to expected demand growth in the LED backlighting and lighting markets. Market observers believe prices...

Sapphire substrate market in oversupply

Apr 24, 14:58

The market of sapphire substrates, an upstream material for LEDs, has been in oversupply with prices falling. The prices are lower than the production costs of many firms. This has...

Growth slowing for TFT LCD glass substrate capacity, says DisplaySearch

Mar 18, 15:16

Over the past two years, there has been a slowdown in TFT LCD glass production. Yet demand for cover glass used on smartphones and tablets has continued to grow, causing TFT LCD glass...

Sapphire substrate maker Rubicon reports 4Q12 financial results

Feb 22, 10:25

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, RFIC, semiconductor, and optical industries, has reported financial results for its fourth quarter...

Ta-I reportedly lands more orders for LED heat dissipation substrates

Feb 21, 16:04

Taiwan-based Ta-I Technology is expected to significantly expand its ceramic heat dissipation substrate business in 2013, thanks to an influx of pull-in orders from LED lighting companies...

China to account for over 20% of global glass substrate demand by 2015

Jan 8, 11:39

With its panel makers rapidly expanding their capacity, China's demand for glass substrates has been growing fast, and is expected to account for more than one fifth of worldwide...

December revenues to show continuous decreases, say sapphire substrate makers

Dec 26, 22:16

Taiwan-based sapphire substrate makers believe December revenues are likely to show a continuous decrease due to the low season and year-end inventory checks by downstream LED firm...

Ceramic substrate maker Leatec to report flat 4Q12 sales

Dec 4, 14:56

Taiwan-based Leatec Fine Ceramic, which mainly manufactures chip resistor substrates, is expected to report flat revenue growth for the fourth quarter of 2012 despite increasing sales...

GaN-on-Si for LED: Q&A with Azzurro vice president of sales and marketing Erwin Ysewijn

Nov 9, 14:13

GaN-on-Si is a new technology that has the potential to replace sapphire substrates in the LED supply chain. Erwin Ysewijn, vice president of sales and marketing at Azzurro Semiconductors,...

Erwin Ysewijn, vice president of sales and marketing of Azzurro Semiconductors

Silicon substrate-based LED products to enter market in 2013

Nov 1, 22:22

The LED industry believes 8-inch silicon substrate-based LED products will appear on the market in 2013 at the earliest, two years ahead of expectations. This will likely pose challenges...

IC substrate makers develop coreless substrates for thin-profile mobile devices

Oct 26, 13:59

Major Taiwan-based IC substrate suppliers, including Nanya PCB (NPC) and Unimicron Technology, have developed coreless IC substrates for use in thin-profile mobile devices, and already...

NPC cautious about 4Q12

Oct 25, 21:38

IC substrate supplier Nanya PCB (NPC) has expressed caution about its sales performance during the fourth quarter of 2012, citing limited visibility for the remainder of the year...

FC CSP substrate supply may be affected by explosion at Nippon Shokubai

Oct 4, 01:20

The supply of a chemical raw materials for producing ink used in the production of FC CSP (flip chip-chip scale package) substrates may be affected after a recent explosion and fire...

Substrate maker Leatec inaugurates new plant

Sep 26, 15:42

Alumina substrate maker Leatec Fine Ceramics has kicked off commercial production of its new plant in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, which will focus on the production of ceramic materials...

Sapphire substrate makers report mixed August revenues

Sep 12, 14:12

Sapphire substrate firms such as Crystalwise and Crystal Applied have both reported on-month decreases in August revenues. Crystalwise saw August revenues fall to NT$90 million (US$3.04...

AvanStrate releases new glass substrate products

Aug 22, 15:36

AvanStrate has released a series of new thin and light glass substrate products in order to meet market requirements.

Toshiba to become the most competitive player in silicon substrate processes, says Epistar

Jul 27, 11:45

Toshiba has announced plans to mass produce LEDs using gallium nitride-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) technology in October 2012. The technology is a joint product of Toshiba and Bridgelux...

Taiwan sapphire substrate makers face growing competition from Japan and China

Jul 16, 10:20

The price of sapphire substrates has been reaching stability in 2012. Nevertheless, Japan-based sapphire substrate makers have been eager to lower prices, meaning the price difference...

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Sapphire substrate makers see rising June revenues

Jul 11, 01:25

Rising June revenues for LED chipmakers helped upstream sapphire substrate makers such as Crystal Applied, Crystalwise, and Tera Xtal see June revenues reach above NT$160 million...

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    KLA-Tencor Surfscan SP3

    KLA-Tencor has announced a new generation in the Surfscan family of wafer defect and surface quality inspection systems: the Surfscan SP3. As the first unpatterned wafer inspection...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

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    LG Display 19-inch flexible e-paper panel

    LG Display has announced a 19-inch flexible e-paper panel. The product is optimized for e-newspaper applications as it is able to convey the feeling of reading an actual newspaper,...

    Photo: Company, Jan 15.

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    AUO 6-inch flexible e-paper

    AUO has introduced its 6-inch flexible e-paper technology. Adopting Sipix's Microcup technology, the flexible e-paper features a plastic substrate, so that the e-paper can be repeatedly...

    Photo: Company, Oct 21.

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