As reported by Pulse: According to Seoul-based market data provider FnGuide, Wonik IPS’s operating profit for the second quarter ended June is estimated to have been a record-high of 42.1 billion won ($37.4 million). Sales and operating profit for full 2017 are also expected to reach 581.1 billion won and 123.1 billion won, respectively, versus 244.1 billion won and 28.7 billion won last year, according to the data provider. Market analysts forecast the corresponding figures could go higher to 660.8 billion won and 144 billion won next year.
Wonik IPS, separated from Wonik Holdings in April 2016, runs two mainstay operations. Its semiconductor business manufactures plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) and atomic layer deposition (ALD) equipment, while display business is responsible for supplying in-factory delivery equipment. As of last year, sales from its semiconductor business accounted for 70.6 percent of its entire sales while display business for the remainder.