Aug 18 (Reuters) - TongFu Microelectronics Co Ltd <002156.SZ>:* Says it will invest 70 million yuan in Xiamen-based project investment firm, which is engaged in manufacture, sale and development of products related to Bumping, WLCSP and CP.* Says it will raise voting power in the Xiamen-based firm to 10 percent .
Aug 17 (Reuters) - Applied Materials Inc :Applied Materials Inc - expects continued revenue and EPS growth in Q4 of fiscal 2017.Applied Materials Inc - in Q4 of fiscal 2017, applied expects net sales to be in range of $3.85 billion to $4.0 billion.Qtrly non-GAAP EPS of $0.86.Applied Materials Inc - in Q4 of fiscal 2017 non-GAAP adjusted diluted EPS is expected to be in range of $0.86 to $0.94.Qtrly revenue of $3.74 billion, up 33 percent year over year.Qtrly EPS of $0.85.Q4 earnings per share view $0.82, revenue view $3.71 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q3 earnings per share view $0.84, revenue view $3.69 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.On a non-GAAP adjusted basis, qtrly gross margin increased by 2.9 points to 46.6 percent.
Aug 16 (Reuters) - Avi Tech Electronics Ltd :4Q2017 net profit increased by 62.0 percent to S$2.2 million.4Q2017 revenue increased by 29.2 percent to S$12.0 million.Proposed final dividend of 1.0 cent per share and a special dividend of 0.8 cent per share.
Aug 16 (Reuters) - MEYER BURGER TECHNOLOGY AG ::H1 INCOMING ORDERS INCREASED BY 15% TO CHF 308.5 MILLION.H1 NET SALES REACHED CHF 212.3 MILLION.H1 EBITDA WAS CHF 6.9 MILLION.OUTLOOK 2017 CONFIRMED WITH NET SALES OF ABOUT CHF 440-460 MILLION AND EBITDA OF ABOUT CHF 30-45 MILLION FOR 2017.
Aug 15 (Reuters) - LPKF ::EBIT FOR Q2 WAS NEGATIVE AT EUR 2.8 MILLION.EBIT FOR FIRST HALF OF YEAR AS A WHOLE THEREFORE TOTALED EUR -2.7 MILLION.CONFIRMING ITS FORECAST FOR 2017 FINANCIAL YEAR.REVENUE OF EUR 44.8 MILLION IN FIRST HALF OF YEAR, UP 13% ON SAME PERIOD OF PREVIOUS YEAR.
Aug 14 (Reuters) - Photronics Inc :Photronics reports third quarter fiscal 2017 results.Sees Q4 2017 earnings per share $0.03 to $0.09.Q3 earnings per share $0.06.Sees Q4 2017 revenue $108 million to $116 million.Q3 sales $111.6 million versus I/B/E/S view $115.1 million.Q3 earnings per share view $0.09 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q4 earnings per share view $0.13, revenue view $124.2 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Aug 14 (Reuters) - Photronics Inc :Photronics announces chief financial officer transition.Says John P. Jordan appointed CFO.Says CFO Sean T. Smith to retire.Photronics Inc - Smith will remain with company as principle accounting officer through September.
Aug 14 (Reuters) - Photronics Inc :Photronics Inc - plan to invest a minimum of $160 million over next five years.Photronics Inc - through unit, will build and operate a facility to engage in research and development, manufacture and sale of FPD photomasks.Photronics Inc- financing for project will be a mix of transferred capital and cash, with option of local financing.Photronics Inc - unit has signed an investment agreement with Hefei State High-Tech Industry Development Zone.Photronics Inc - under terms of agreement, Photronics, through its subsidiary, will build and operate a facility to engage in research and development.
Aug 14 (Reuters) - Camtek Ltd :Camtek and Sun Chemical establish a strategic cooperation.Camtek Ltd - in framework of cooperation, Sun will develop liquid solder mask ink to be used in Camtek's inkjet system for PCB applications.
Aug 11 (Reuters) - Shenzhen Sunshine Laser & Electronics Technology Co Ltd <300227.SZ>:* Says unit invested 50 million yuan and set up Jiaxing-based intelligent technology unit .