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  • Last update: Monday 14 April 2014 [1042 news items]

AUO cuts capex with LCD industry yet to see bottom, says chairman

Sep 29, 15:24

AU Optronics (AUO) has reduced its 2011 capex to less than NT$70 billion (US$2.3 billion), down 30% from NT$90-95 billion, and does not rule out the possibility of further slashes...

LCD TV panel shipments to China rise in August, says Displaybank

Sep 28, 15:43

LCD panel shipments to Chinese TV vendors rose 10% on month to reach 3.5 million units in August in preparation for the country's National Day holiday shopping in October, according...

Chi Mei, CMI clarify AUO lawsuit comment

Sep 28, 10:46

LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) and Chi Mei Group (CMG) have clarified that they have never made any official comments on AU Optronics' (AUO) price-fixing lawsuit in the US.

Chi Mei Group hopes AUO can win US price-fixing lawsuit

Sep 23, 14:48

The Chi Mei Group hopes that AU Optronics (AUO) can win the anti-trust lawsuit filed against the LCD panel maker by the US Justice Department, according to a Chi Mei executive.

CMI becomes major tablet panel supplier, says Displaybank

Sep 22, 10:35

Chimei Innolux (CMI) has become a major tablet panel supplier after taking up over 10% of the market in August 2011, according to Displaybank.

AUO reports minor fire at plant; operations unaffected

Sep 19, 14:10

TFT LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has reported that a minor fire took place at a plant at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) on September 16, 2011 due to a gas leak.

Equipment maker MIC receives orders from AUO

Newswatch - Sep 14, 14:34

Automation equipment supplier Marketech International Corp (MIC) has been awarded an over NT$200 million (US$6.75 million) contract by AU Optronics (AUO) and will supply glass thinning...

AUO named on DJSI World Index for second consecutive year

Sep 14, 01:10

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it has been named for inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the second time, and the DJSI Asia/Pacific for the...

Small-to mid-size panel makers see strong growths in August

Sep 13, 11:33

Taiwan-based LCD panel makers AU Optronics (AUO), Chimei Innolux (CMI), Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT), and HannStar Display enjoyed double-digit growths in shipments to the small-...

AUO August revenues up on month

Sep 8, 15:10

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its preliminary consolidated August 2011 revenues of NT$33.27 billion (US$1.14 billion), up 1.6% on month and down 23.6% on year.

AUO reorganizes display business units

Sep 1, 14:32

AU Optronics (AUO) has reorganized its display business unit into three sub-groups focusing on video, mobile and touch solutions, respectively, with each sub-group responsible for...

Integration of Japan makers seen as healthy move for small- to mid-size panel industry

Sep 1, 14:28

Japan's attempts to integrate resources of the country's small- to medium-size panels would benefit the development of the global panel industry, but there are challenges ahead for...

HannStar reaches settlement agreement in price-fixing case

Sep 1, 11:24

TFT LCD maker HannStar Display has revealed it has reached a settlement agreement with buyers of its products over a price-fixing lawsuit against the company. It said that the plaintiffs...

AMOLED capacity to nearly triple in 2012, says DisplaySearch

Aug 25, 10:23

The long-anticipated growth in size and volume of AMOLED display manufacturing is finally becoming a reality, with Samsung Mobile Display's (SMD) ramp-up of the first 5.5G AMOLED...

High costs hampering OLED TV prospects

Aug 22, 14:56

OLED TV's manufacturing cost and retail price will decide whether it can rise to popularity among consumers, according to players in Taiwan's LCD panel industry.

Taiwan panel makers face challenges over HP's PC spin-off plan

Aug 22, 11:51

Hewlett-Packard's (HP) LCD panel suppliers and contract manufacturers are bracing for changes to their partnerships with the US client in the wake of its plan to separate its PC business,...

CMI adjusting manpower as capacity utilization drifts lower

Aug 18, 01:20

Flat panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) has stepped up adjustments in manpower at some of its fabs as utilization rate of the entire company has dropped to 80%, but it has not yet reached...

China may hike LCD panel tariffs

Aug 12, 14:19

China may raise its tariffs on LCD panel imports as it moves to protect the country's fledgling panel industry, people familiar with the situation have said.

CMI LED LCD monitors in a shopping mall

LCD makers sued by KFTC

Aug 12, 10:00

Taiwan LCD panel makers Chimei Innolux (CMI), AU Optronics (AUO), Hannstar Display and Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) have all received "Examiner's Reports" from the Korea...

Flat panel makers set for slow sales in 3Q11

Aug 11, 13:46

LCD panels makers, especially for those who focus on large-size panels, are likely to brace for lackluster performance in the third quarter due to declining panel prices caused by...

CMI revenues flat in July

Aug 11, 11:04

TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) has reported July consolidated revenues of NT$41.21 billion (US$1.42 billion), up 0.5% compared with June 2011. CMI's large-size panel consolidated...

AUO reviewing Korea FTC report alleging violations in LCD market

Aug 10, 10:13

AU Optronics has received the Examiner's Report made by the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) alleging the violation of competition rules in Korea conducted by a number of LCD manufacturers,...

AUO July revenues up sequentially

Aug 9, 10:44

Taiwan-based TFT LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) on August 8 reported consolidated revenues NT$32.739 billion (US$1.13 billion) for July, increasing by 4.69% on month.

Commentary: The trends and challenges of the touch panel industry

Aug 8, 14:53

Touch panels have expanded the markets for smartphones, tablet PCs, e-book readers, automotive devices and digital signage. The development of the touch panel industry, according...

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Corning Gorilla glass shows market potential for use in smartphone touch panels

Aug 4, 16:45

Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) and TPK Holding as well as LG Display and Samsung Electronics plan to adopt small-sized Gorilla glass produced by Corning as glass substrates used...

LG Display and AUO likely to increase capacity utilization sequentially in 3Q11

Aug 3, 01:15

Despite weak demand in the LCD TV market due to the increasing popularity of smartphones and tablet PCs, the traditional boom season in the third quarter should help panel makers...

Taiwan-based firms aim for closer cooperation with GCL-Poly

Aug 3, 01:05

As competition in the solar industry increases, many solar firms have been securing strong customer bases for survival. Market rumors indicate that some Taiwan-based solar firms have...

Japan-based TV brands to account for 30% of AUO sales in 2H11

Aug 2, 01:20

Demand for LCD TVs has been soft and the financial performance from Japan-based firms has been less than expected. However, according to AU Optronics (AUO), orders from Japan-based...

OLED TV panels infeasible in cost until 2014, says AUO vice president

Jul 28, 10:52

While LG Display plans to offer 55-inch OLED TV panels, the production cost of large-sized OLED panels for use in TVs is currently much higher than that of LCD TV panels due to too...

Global LCD TV shipments to top 205 million units in 2011, says AUO vice president

Jul 28, 10:51

The projection of total global shipments of LCD TVs for 2011 has been lowered by 4.7% from 215 million units to 205 million units, according to TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO)...

AUO reports losses of over NT$10 billion for 2Q11

Jul 28, 01:15

AU Optronics (AUO) has reported a net loss of NT$10.77 billion (US$373.58 million) or NT$1.22 per share for the second quarter of 2011. The company has also decided to cut its capex...

June Shipments of TV panels to China show on-month decrease

Jul 27, 13:57

Taiwan-based panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) current holds approximately 30% of the market share in China, the biggest LCD TV market in the world. The top-four panel makers, Samsung,...

Wistron-AUO China joint venture eyes OEM orders for LCD TVs from Sony

Jul 27, 12:16

BriVision Optronics, a joint-venture maker of LCD modules established in August 2010 by Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) and ODM maker Wistron in Zhoushan, southern...

Huga delays TSE listing

Jul 27, 01:10

The LED market continues to be weak. Growth in the third quarter is uncertain, hence LED chipmaker Huga Optotech noted recently it would delay its plans to apply for listing on the...

Panel makers reduce capex

Jul 26, 16:04

As uncertainty in the panel market continues into the third quarter, industry leading TFT LCD panel makers such as Chimei Innolux (CMI) and LG Display both recently decreased their...

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    AUO 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED

    AUO showcased its 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED display at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2014 (CITE & CODE 2014) in Shenzhen from April 10 to 12,...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

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    AUO Ultra HD curved panels

    AUO demonstrated a lineup of 42- to 65-inch Ultra HD curved LCD TV displays with wide color gamut at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2014...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

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    Taiwan Touch 2013: AUO 55-inch Ultra HD TV panel

    AU Optronics (AUO) displays its Ultra HD LCD TV panel technology at Touch Taiwan 2013. The 55-inch Ultra HD TV panel features 100% NTSC wide color gamut and is rumored to later be...

    Photo: Alex Wolfgram, Aug 30.

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    AUO 65-inch Ultra HD TV panel

    AU Optronics (AUO) is exhibiting a 65-inch Ultra HD TV panel at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2013 (CITE & CODE 2013) in Shenzhen from...

    Photo: Company, Apr 10.

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    AUO 55-inch switchable mirror display

    AU Optronics (AUO) is showcaing a 55-inch switchable mirror display for commercial purposes at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2013 (CITE...

    Photo: Company, Apr 10.

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