Photomask

Toppan Photomasks Receives Supplier Excellence Award from Texas Instruments

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

ROUND ROCK, Texas, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Toppan Photomasks, Inc. announced today that it has received the 2020 Supplier Excellence Award from Texas Instruments (TI).

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  • ROUND ROCK, Texas, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Toppan Photomasks, Inc. announced today that it has received the 2020 Supplier Excellence Award from Texas Instruments (TI).
  • The award recognizes the exceptional commitment and performance of an elite group that meets TI's high standards of excellence from its more than 12,000 suppliers.
  • Toppan Photomasks, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. a diversified global company with revenue in excess of US$13 billion in 2019.
  • Toppan Photomasks is part of the Toppan group of photomask companies.

Photronics Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:00am

Net income attributable to Photronics, Inc. shareholders was $8.0 million, or $0.13 per diluted share

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  • Net income attributable to Photronics, Inc. shareholders was $8.0 million, or $0.13 per diluted share
    Cash provided by operating activities was $26.3 million, capex was $17.5 million, share repurchases were $13.2 million, and ending cash balance was $278.5 million
    BROOKFIELD, Conn., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB), a worldwide leader in photomask technologies and solutions, today reported financial results for its fiscal 2021 first quarter ended January 31, 2021.
  • First quarter revenue was $152.1 million, up 2% compared with the previous quarter and down 5% compared with the same quarter last year.
  • Our financial position remains strong and we anticipate completing the next phase of our FPD investment in the second half of fiscal 2021.
  • For the second quarter of 2021, Photronics expects revenue to be between $153 million and $162 million, and net income attributable to Photronics, Inc. shareholders to be between $0.14 and $0.20 per diluted share.

Photronics to Report First Quarter Earnings

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 4:00pm

Photronics will host a public conference call the same day at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.

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  • Photronics will host a public conference call the same day at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.
  • The call will be broadcast live and on-demand on the "Investors" section of the Photronics website at www.photronics.com .
  • Photronics is a leading worldwide manufacturer of integrated circuit (IC) and flat panel display (FPD) photomasks .
  • Founded in 1969, Photronics has been a trusted photomask supplier for over 50 years.

Photronics to Present at 23rd Annual Needham Virtual Growth Conference

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 3:00pm

BROOKFIELD, Conn., Jan. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Photronics, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLAB), a worldwide leader in photomask technologies and solutions, is scheduled to present at the 23rd Annual Needham Virtual Growth Conference on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 1:15 p.m. Eastern Time.

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  • BROOKFIELD, Conn., Jan. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Photronics, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLAB), a worldwide leader in photomask technologies and solutions, is scheduled to present at the 23rd Annual Needham Virtual Growth Conference on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 1:15 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • A live and on-demand webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investors section of the Photronics website at www.photronics.com .
  • Photronics is a leading worldwide manufacturer of integrated circuit (IC) and flat panel display (FPD) photomasks .
  • Founded in 1969, Photronics has been a trusted photomask supplier for over 50 years.

POET Releases Multi-Product Mask Set to Production

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

TORONTO, Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- POET Technologies Inc. (POET or the Company) (TSX Venture: PTK; OTCQX: POETF) a leading designer of Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) for the data center and tele-communication markets, announced today that it has launched its first multi-product wafer (MPW) mask set for production.

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  • TORONTO, Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- POET Technologies Inc. (POET or the Company) (TSX Venture: PTK; OTCQX: POETF) a leading designer of Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) for the data center and tele-communication markets, announced today that it has launched its first multi-product wafer (MPW) mask set for production.
  • New features announced previously and now incorporated into the Optical Interposer enhance critical performance, manufacturability and versatility of the platform.
  • Finally, new designs of fiducials on both the Optical Interposer and POET designed lasers better enable sub-micron accuracy for mechanical pick-and-place assembly of components.
  • POET is headquartered in Toronto, with operations in Allentown, PA and Singapore.

Photronics to Host Virtual Analyst and Investor Day

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 4:00pm

BROOKFIELD, Conn., Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB), a worldwide leader in supplying innovative imaging technology solutions for the global electronics industry, will host a virtual analyst and investor event on Monday, December 14, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time.

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  • BROOKFIELD, Conn., Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB), a worldwide leader in supplying innovative imaging technology solutions for the global electronics industry, will host a virtual analyst and investor event on Monday, December 14, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time.
  • The event will be broadcast live and on-demand on the "Investors" section of the Photronics website at www.photronics.com .
  • Photronics is a leading worldwide manufacturer of integrated circuit (IC) and flat panel display (FPD) photomasks .
  • Founded in 1969, Photronics has been a trusted photomask supplier for over 50 years.

Photronics to Report Fourth Quarter Earnings

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 4:00pm

BROOKFIELD, Conn., Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Photronics, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLAB), a worldwide leader in photomask technologies and solutions, is scheduled to announce financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020 on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 before the market opens.

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  • BROOKFIELD, Conn., Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Photronics, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLAB), a worldwide leader in photomask technologies and solutions, is scheduled to announce financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020 on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 before the market opens.
  • Photronics will host a public conference call the same day at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.
  • The call will be broadcast live and on-demand on the "Investors" section of the Photronics website at www.photronics.com .
  • Photronics is a leading worldwide manufacturer of integrated circuit (IC) and flat panel display (FPD) photomasks .

NEW Face Masks Designed with Revolutionary Acteev™ Technology, Combating the Spread of COVID-19

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 11:10am

Blended Huemanity now offers the Acteev Protect Nonwoven Mask and the Acteev Protect Fabric Mask with Filter , from Ascend Performance Materials.

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  • Blended Huemanity now offers the Acteev Protect Nonwoven Mask and the Acteev Protect Fabric Mask with Filter , from Ascend Performance Materials.
  • These new masks are reusable and general purpose masks, featuring powerful built-in antimicrobial technology, which inhibits the growth of odor-causing bacteria, mold and fungi.
  • Blended Huemanity's Acteev Protect masks are an ideal choice for anyone seeking better protection, comfort and breathability.
  • Acteev Protect Masks are made with Acteev technology, which incorporates active zinc ions in a polymer matrix, focusing on destroying microbes.

Semiconductor Capital Equipment Market 2020-2024: Forecasting Strategy to Undergo a Paradigm Shift From Crisis to New Normal During COVID-19 Pandemic | Technavio

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 9:00am

This semiconductor capital equipment market research report encompasses all possible factors expected to drive the market growth and create opportunities for all the stakeholders in the supply chain.

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  • This semiconductor capital equipment market research report encompasses all possible factors expected to drive the market growth and create opportunities for all the stakeholders in the supply chain.
  • View detailed semiconductor capital equipment market insights here: https://www.technavio.com/report/semiconductor capital equipment market-industry-analysis
    Wafer-level manufacturing equipment will hold the largest market share.
  • Wafer manufacturing equipment includes front-end semiconductor manufacturing processes, which include deposition, lithography/photolithography, photomasking, and etching.
  • Factors such as the growth of Chinese smartphone manufacturers and the fin field-effect transistor technology will significantly drive semiconductor capital equipment market growth in this region over the forecast period.

eBeam Initiative Surveys Report Upbeat Photomask Market Outlook

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 5:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The eBeam Initiative, a forum dedicated to the education and promotion of new semiconductor manufacturing approaches based on electron beam (eBeam) technologies, today announced the completion of its ninth annual eBeam Initiative perceptions survey, now called the Luminaries survey.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The eBeam Initiative, a forum dedicated to the education and promotion of new semiconductor manufacturing approaches based on electron beam (eBeam) technologies, today announced the completion of its ninth annual eBeam Initiative perceptions survey, now called the Luminaries survey.
  • The eBeam Initiative also completed its sixth annual Mask Makers survey with feedback from 10 captive and merchant photomask manufacturers.
  • In addition, the complete results of both surveys will be discussed by an expert panel later today during an eBeam Initiative virtual event held in conjunction with the SPIE Photomask Technology Symposium, and will be available for download following the event at www.ebeam.org .
  • The eBeam Initiative provides a forum for educational and promotional activities regarding new semiconductor manufacturing approaches based on electron beam (eBeam) technologies.