Taipei, Tuesday, August 30, 2016 09:30 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
31°C
Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers continue to merge
Jen-Chieh Yang, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Monday 30 December 2013]

China touch panel makers are continuing to merge with one another in order to bump up their competition in the market, which has now brought down the number of touch panel makers in China from over 1,000 to roughly 500-600, according to Digitimes Research.

The merge is due to strategy purposes and even more so due to economic reasons. O-Film for example was able to gain more funding through merges and as a result has expanded production capacity, improve its technology, drive down costs and bump up its overall business.

Digitimes Research expects this trend to continue in 2014 as demand for increased production capacity and lowered costs continue to occur.

Realtime news
  • Digitimes Research: China mobile AP shipments to growth over 18% in 2H16

    Bits + chips | 12h 1min ago

  • TSMC orders equipment for NT$21.3 billion

    Bits + chips - Stockwatch | 12h 15min ago

  • TOK steps up investment in Taiwan

    Bits + chips | 12h 28min ago

  • Acer, Asustek to release over 18-inch display gaming notebooks

    Before Going to Press | 12h 16min ago

  • GCL-Poly Energy to acquire SunEdision's technology, factory assets

    Before Going to Press | 12h 17min ago

  • Sunrex Technology finishes capital downsizing

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:56

  • Vendors to shift away orders from BYD

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:56

  • Weak tablet demand prompting vendors to leave business

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:55

  • Kingston becomes largest shareholder of OSE

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:54

  • BYD 1H16 net profit hikes over 384%

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:54

  • Sharp Taiwan president hopes for cooperation with Japan Display in R&D of OLED

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:54

  • HTC aims at over 10,000 HTC Vive-supporting applications in 2017

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:26

  • Sharp likely to not acquire OLED equipment as scheduled, says Nikkei

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:25

  • IBM Taiwan expects growth potential in Taiwan, says executive

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:18

  • Former HTC CEO to attend Tokyo Game Show

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:18

  • Taiwan makers cautious about possible fluctuation in orders from China smartphone vendors

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:17

Pause
 | 
View more
Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2016
Intel strategies in the mobile device market
Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.