Brewer Science Plans High Volume Manufacturing Facility in Vichy, Missouri

Brewer Science, Inc. based in Rolla, Missouri USA, announced plans to build a high-volume manufacturing facility in Vichy, Missouri, to produce materials for manufacturing next-generation smartphones, tablet computers, and other microelectronic devices.

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Yole Development Predicts Overcapacity to Lead to Industry Consolidation in Sapphire Substrate Market,

Yole Development forecasts that significant overcapacity and low LED substrate prices will affect the profitability and viability of many sapphire players in 2013 and beyond, but emerging applications could transform the industry. 

The company points out that the sapphire material shortage experienced from 2010 to early 2011 created a window …

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Compound Semiconductor Industry Still Struggling Despite Some Growth, Strategy Analytics Says

Strategy Analytics reports that the compound semiconductor industry showed sequential revenue growth in the second quarter of calendar 2012, but compound semiconductor market revenues are only up slightly compared to 2011. SA says that despite sequential revenue increases, most of the companies it followed are struggling compared to 2011 revenues …

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