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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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Unimicron to invest over NT$10 billion to build IC substrate plant, says report

Newswatch - Jun 22, 15:12

Unimicron Technology plans to invest more than NT$10 billion (US$334 million) to build a new plant to produce IC substrates, with volume production expected to kick off in the third...

Viking Tech expects heat dissipation substrate revenues in 2H12 to show growth

Jun 21, 01:10

Thin film resistor supplier Viking Tech has been seeing demand for aluminum nitride substrates increase. According to Stone Wei, president of Viking Tech, this is likely to help grow...

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Sapphire substrate shipments increase due to LED lighting demand

Jun 13, 16:56

Sapphire substrate manufacturers said 2-inch substrates were around US$9 on average during May but are expected to rise due to a shortage of patterned sapphire substrates (PSSs).

Leatec to build new ceramic substrate plant in Kunshan

May 14, 14:15

Passive component maker Leatec Fine Ceramic plans to set up a new plant in Kunshan, China for the production of high-end ceramic substrates of LED lighting, back-light and in-car...

Sapphire substrate sales increase in April

May 11, 16:01

Substrate manufacturers such as Crystal Applied Technologies and Wafer Works reported increased revenues during April due to upstream sapphire substrates becoming more in demand as...

Tong Hsing expects revenue growth through 4Q12

Apr 24, 00:33

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and packaging services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the production of LED devices, has guided that its...

Sapphire substrate makers expect February revenues to improve

Mar 1, 01:35

Demand in the LED industry has been returning and some LED chipmakers have been enjoying 90% capacity utilization rates. Nevertheless, inventory levels are still high, causing sapphire...

Digitimes Research: Corning forecasts 2012 glass substrate demand to grow by 12.5%

Feb 16, 15:46

International glass firm Corning predicts demand from PC and LCD will both grow by 10% compared to 2011. In addition, overall demand for glass substrates will increase from 3.2 billion...

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Rubicon sees slight increase of sapphire substrate orders

Feb 13, 11:18

Orders of 2- and 4-inch sapphire wafers have been rebounding slightly in first-quarter 2012, according to Rubicon. Industry sources indicated that orders have been showing signs of...

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Sapphire substrate maker Wafer Works Optronics reports net loss for 2011

Feb 6, 14:20

Weak demand in the LED market in 2011 caused pricing of upstream sapphire substrates to decrease as well. 2-inch substrates have been quoted around US$8-10/unit.

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...

Backend firms gearing up for new MediaTek solution

Dec 23, 01:05

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), and substrate makers Unimicron Technology and Kinsus Interconnect Technology are...

LED sapphire substrate price stabilizes at US$8/unit in December

Dec 14, 01:15

The price of 2-inch sapphire substrates has been stabilizing in November and December at around US$8/unit, according to industry sources. The price is expected to rebound soon.

Leatec expects strong sales from automotive, LED applications

Nov 30, 10:41

Taiwan-based Leatec Fine Ceramic, which mainly manufactures chip resistor substrates, expects sales to the automotive and LED segments to climb substantially starting the third quarter...

LED sapphire substrate makers post mixed results for October

Nov 11, 14:42

Crystalwise Technology and Tera Xtal Technology have reported sequential growth in revenues for October 2011, while Crystal Applied Technology posted a drop.

GCL Group enters sapphire substrate market

Oct 31, 16:17

Following its recent accouncement to suspend development of its LED epitaxy due to low demand in the LED industry, Hong Kong-based GCL Group has spelt out the intention to enter the...

Sapphire substrate makers report mixed September revenues

Oct 12, 11:41

The price of sapphire substrates has been low due to weak demand in the downstream LED market. According to sapphire substrare maker, Crystalwise, order visibility has been low despite...

Sapphire substrate price leveling out in October

Oct 5, 16:17

The price of sapphire substrates continues to fall due to decreasing demand from LED applications. However, industry sources indicate the price decline has been coming to a slow stop...

Kinsus ramping up FC CSP substrate shipments for Apple A5 CPUs, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 4, 12:28

Shipments of flip-chip chip-scale package (FC CSP) substrates for Apple's A5 processors from Taiwan-based Kinsus Interconnect Technology are expected to top one million units a month...

Fire strikes Unimicron Taoyuan IC substrate plant

Oct 3, 13:12

A fire broke out at a PCB/substrate plant operated by Unimicron Technology in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan at 2.00 am in the morning of October 2. No employees have been reported harmed...

LED sapphire substrate firms post poor August sales

Sep 13, 14:04

Major Taiwan-based sapphire substrate makers Crystal Applied Technology, Crystalwise Technology and Tera Xtal Technology have reported sequential declines in revenues of 52%, 44%...

Major sapphire substrate makers post heavy losses in 1H11

Sep 1, 01:20

Three major Taiwan-based sapphire substrate makers Crystalwise Technology, Tera Xtal Technology and Crystal Applied Technology all have posted losses for the first half of 2011 due...

Kinsus announces strong sales for July

Newswatch - Aug 11, 15:29

IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology has announced revenues of NT$1.48 billion (US$50.95 million) for July, up 5.5% sequentially and 8.3% on year, according to a company...

Tong Hsing 2Q11 profits meet guidance; expects flat growth in 3Q

Aug 11, 14:32

Ceramic substrate supplier Tong Hsing Electronic Industries has posted net profits of NT$214 million (US$7.37 million) for the second quarter of 2011, which met with the company's...

Demand for aluminum capacitors likely to subside in July-August

Jul 28, 15:54

Demand for aluminum capacitors from the consumer electronic product sector may decline in the July-August period before a rebound in September, according to sources at capacitor ma...

Kinsus Interconnect reports strong IC substrate orders for July-August

Jul 20, 11:11

IC-packaging substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology has stated that it has landed sufficient orders for July and August with order momentum to further strengthen onward month...

IC substrate suppliers post mixed June results

Jul 7, 01:20

Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board (NPC) saw a sequential decline in June revenues, while Kinsus Interconnect Technology's June figures enjoyed growth and hit a record high.

Foxconn reportedly hires Unimicron executive to expand substrate business

Jun 24, 01:10

The Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group has hired Chu-Ching Hu, who in May resigned as head of Unimicron Technology's IC substrate division, to lead the substrate business unit of Foxconn Advanced...

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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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