2016-06-01

Rubicon Technology Appoints New Independent Director

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, optical and semiconductor industries, today announced that it has appointed a new independent director, Timothy Brog, President of Locksmith Capital, to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. With the addition of Brog, the Board expands to six members, five of whom are independent.
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2016-04-19

Rubicon Technology to Showcase New Products at Ceramics Expo and SPIE Defense & Commercial Sensing Trade Show

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN), a leading provider of sapphire substrates and components to the LED, optical, and consumer electronics markets, today announced that it will exhibit new sapphire products at two shows this month in addition to its traditional sapphire optical products. On display will be
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2015-10-20

Rubicon Technology Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, announced the appointment of Hany Tamim as Chief Operating Officer. Tamim will have responsibility for all global manufacturing operations of Rubicon Technology. Tamim will be based in Malaysia and report to the CEO, Bill Weissman. The COO role is a consolidation of two senior management positions and will provide the Company with greater coordination of manufacturing operations at a lower cost.
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2015-06-23

Rubicon Technology to Showcase Optical Sapphire at LASER World of PHOTONICS 2015

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor and optical markets,announced it will exhibit its high-quality optical sapphire, including the largest sapphire window ever produced, at the LASER World of PHOTONICS trade show from June 22-25 at the Munich Trade Fair Center. Rubicon will showcase its line of sapphire products in booth B1.418.
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2015-05-08

Mobile Application Growth Helps Rubicon Technology Reduces Losses in 1Q15

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2015.
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2015-03-24

Rubicon Technology to Showcase Large-Diameter PSS for the LED Market at TILS 2015

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical markets, today announced that it will showcase large-diameter patterned sapphire substrates (PSS) as well as its line of 4” and 6”polished sapphire wafers for the LED industry at LED Taiwan 2015. The event will be held at TWTC Nangang Exhibit Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, March 25-28, 2015. Rubicon will exhibit its line of sapphire products in Booth #N0326 & N0328.
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2015-02-11

Rubicon Technology Achieves Sapphire Production Breakthrough with Largest Sapphire Windows Ever Produced

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, consumer electronics and optical industries, today announced that it has successfully produced the first-ever synthetic sapphire crystal of its size and thickness, meeting a key milestone in its Large-Area Net-Shape Crystal Extraction (LANCE) project. At 36 x 18 x 2 inches of sapphire, this product will serve the demanding needs of defense applications, along with future commercial and industrial applications.
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2015-02-03

Rubicon Technology Appoints Senior Vice President of Optical Business

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, today announced the appointment of Hap Hewes as Senior Vice President, Optical. He will lead marketing and business development activity for sapphire products in the aerospace, optical, consumer electronics and industrial markets.
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2014-12-16

Rubicon Technology Appoints William Weissman President and CEO

Rubicon Technology announced that the Board of Directors has appointed William Weissman, 56, to the permanent position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Weissman had served as Interim CEO and President since September 17, 2014, and as Chief Financial Officer of Rubicon since 2007. Mr. Weissman has also been appointed a member of the Board of Directors.
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2014-11-10

Rubicon Technology Reports Revenue Decline in 3Q14

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, today reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014.
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2014-08-08

Rubicon Technology Reports Rising PSS Sales during 2Q14

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014.
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2014-05-05

Rubicon Technology, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2014 Results of Operations

Rubicon Technology, Inc., a provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014.
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2014-03-19

Rubicon Technology Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

Rubicon Technology, Inc., a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor and optical markets, announced the commencement of an underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock by selling stockholders. The offering is subject to customary conditions and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering. 
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2014-02-20

Rubicon Releases 4Q13 Financial Results

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2013.
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2014-02-05

Rubicon Technology to Showcase New Optical Products at Photonics West 2014

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical markets, today announced that it will showcase its line of optical products for use in defense and aerospace, instrumentation and analytical processing, sensors and detectors, semiconductor process equipment, and medical and laser applications at the Photonics West Exhibition, February 4-6, 2014 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. 
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2014-01-08

Rubicon Announces Sale of US$ 28.2 Million of Common Stock

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: RBCN), a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor and optical markets, today announced the sale of US$ 28.2 million of its common stock pursuant to an underwriting agreement with Canaccord Genuity Inc. The last reported sale price of Rubicon’s common stock as reported by the NASDAQ Global Market on January 7, 2014 was US$ 11.44 per share.
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2013-11-22

Rubicon Technology Appoints Warren Stewart III as Senior VP of Sales and Marketing

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN), a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical markets, today announced that Warren S. Stewart III has joined the Company as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, effective immediately. Mr. Stewart was formerly Vice President, Sales, at Cree, Inc., in Durham, North Carolina. He will provide leadership to Rubicon’s global sales and marketing team, reporting to Raja M. Parvez, President and Chief Executive Officer.
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2013-10-30

Rubicon Technology, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results of Operations

Rubicon Technology, Inc.yesterday reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2013.
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2013-08-20

Rubicon Technology Launches Multi-Language Website to Accommodate Asia Market

Rubicon Technology, Inc., a provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical markets, today announced that it has launched Japanese, Korean and Mandarin language editions of the company’s web site – www.rubicontechnology.com.  The new international editions are designed to better serve Rubicon customers throughout Asia.
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2013-08-08

Rubicon Technology, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results of Operations

Rubicon Technology, Inc., a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, RFIC, semiconductor, and optical industries, yesterday reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2013. The Company reported second quarter revenue of $10.6 million as compared with $8.3 million in the prior quarter. Revenue was higher sequentially due to the stronger demand for two- and four-inch core products driven by the strengthening LED market. Raja Parvez, President and CEO of Rubicon Technology, commented, “We saw stronger demand for tw...
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2013-06-03

Rubicon Technology and IMS Research Publish White Paper Highlighting “Opportunities for Sapphire”

New White Paper Examines the LED Market and Emerging Markets for Sapphire  Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN) a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, today announced the publication of a new white paper that examines markets that leverage the highly versatile material, sapphire. “Opportunities for Sapphire,” based on research from IMS Research, takes an in-depth look at the demand for sapphire in key markets. IMS Research is a leading provider of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry and is part of IHS Inc.  Sapphire has emerged as a versatile material in a range of industries for many varied applications. Sapphire’s inherent physical attributes for durability, light transmission, chemical inertness and thermal
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2013-05-21

Rubicon Technology Relaunches Web Site to Showcase Rubicon’s Market Leadership and Innovation

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN) a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical markets, today announced that it has relaunched its website to reflect the company’s focus on market leadership, innovation and expanding markets. The web site will feature new and expanded content about Rubicon’s innovations and vertically integrated approach to the production of sapphire as well as sapphire applications in the LED, semiconductor and optical markets. Online visitors can visit Rubicon at a new URL, www.rubicontechnology.com.  Rubicon is the world’s largest, most experienced and most reliable provider of large-diameter ......
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2013-02-21

Rubicon Technology Makes Disappointing Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

Rubicon Technology, Inc. has reported financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012. The Company reported fourth quarter revenue of $20.0 million as compared with $19.9 million in the prior quarter. Revenue from six-inch wafer sales showed another sequential increase to $17.5 million from $16.4 million in the prior quarter, a 7 percent increase. Due to low industry pricing for two through four inch core products, the Company decided to sell a limited quantity of those products in the quarter. Raja Parvez, President and CEO of Rubicon Technology, comm...
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2013-01-04

Rubicon Technology Closes $25 Million Secured Revolving Credit Facility

Rubicon Technology, Inc. announced the closing of a three year $25 million secured revolving credit facility with Silicon Valley Bank. “This undrawn credit facility bolsters Rubicon’s strong liquidity position,” said William Weissman, Chief Financial Officer of Rubicon Technology. “We believe it is prudent to establish this additional financial flexibility for the future,” he concluded. Rubicon currently has no debt. The terms and conditions of the credit facility will be described in the company’s filings with the Securities and E...
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2012-11-20

Rubicon Technology Honored as a Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Award Winner

Rubicon Technology, Inc. has been selected as a Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ award winner for 2012. The Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500™ is an annual ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award winners for 2012 were determined based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2007 to 2011. And in order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500™ recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technolog...
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2012-11-07

Rubicon Technology’s Q3 2012 Revenue Increased to $19.9 million

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN), a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, RFIC, semiconductor, and optical industries, reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2012. The Company reported that third quarter revenue increased to $19.9 million from $17.0 million in the prior quarter driven by strong six-inch sapphire wafer sales. Revenue from six-inch wafer sales increased 62 percent sequentially as demand increased from both the Silicon-on-Sapphire and LED markets. Due to low industry pricing for two ...
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2012-08-14

Rubicon Technology Develops New Sapphire Crystal Growth Platform to Manufacture Large Optical-Grade Windows for Military and Industrial Applications

Sapphire is an ideal material for windows used in extreme environments, but producing large-form windows is difficult Rubicon draws on its expertise to develop a unique new crystal growth platform Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN), a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, announced a ground-breaking project, dubbed Large-Area Net-shape Crystal Extraction (LANCE), developed to produce large-area sapphire windows of optical quality for military sensing applications. The project is support...
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2012-08-02

US Patent and Trademark Office Allows Rubicon’s Patent for In-situ Crystal Orientation

According to Rubicon Technology, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has allowed Rubicon’s patent application ‘Intelligent Machines and Process for Production of Monocrystalline Products with Goniometer Continual Feedback’. The patent covers Rubicon’s equipment and process developed to perform in-situ orientation of its sapphire crystals within the various fabrication tools used by the firm. Rubicon says that its customers in the LED, silicon-on-sapphire (SoS)/RFIC (radio-frequency integrated circuit) and optical markets...
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2012-05-09

Rubicon Technology, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Results of Operations

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN), a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, RFIC, semiconductor, and optical industries, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012. The Company reported revenue of $10.2 million and a loss of $0.15 per share for the first quarter. While the LED market is beginning to rebound, demand for sapphire substrates from that market remained weak in the quarter, resulting in a sequential decrease in revenue. Rubicon reported a sequential increase in revenue from the Silicon-...
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2012-02-10

Rubicon Technology Announces 2012 Customer Contract

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN), a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, RFIC, semiconductor, and optical industries, announced today that it has entered into a new contract with its largest customer for large-diameter sapphire wafers. The amount of the contract is $20 million, and it represents a baseline level of shipments that will be made from June through December 2012. The previous contract expired at the end of December. “We are pleased that we will continue as a key supplier to our valued six-inch wafer customer in ...
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