Friday 27 August 2010
CMI, CPT to reduce utilization rates by 20%, say sources
Chimei Innolux (CMI) and Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) are expected to reduce their utilization rates by 20% in response to dropping panel demand, according to market sources.
Friday 6 August 2010
AUO to receive approval for China 7.5G LCD fab project by end of August, says paper
Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is expected to approve AU Optronics' (AUO's) application to build a 7.5G TFT-LCD panel plant in China by the end of August, according...
Friday 30 April 2010
AUO to set up LCM JVs with China-based TCL and Haier
The board of directors of AU Optronics (AUO) has approved plans to cooperate with China-based TCL King Electrical Appliances (Hui Zhou), and the Haier Group (Haier) to establish joint...
Wednesday 14 April 2010
AUO to submit supplemental information for China LCD fab application
Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has finished its preliminary examination of AU Optronics' (AUO) application to set up a 7.5G front-end LCD panel production plant in Kunshan...
Wednesday 24 March 2010
6G, 7.5G LCD glass supply running tight, says AUO
Supply of glass substrates for 6G TFT-LCD panel production is running 3-5% short of demand while 7.5G glass supply is running 5-10% short of demand, but the shortage is expected to...
Sunday 21 March 2010
Chimei Innolux considering China plant, says CEO
Chimei Innolux Corporation CEO Hsing C Tuan indicated the company is considering proposals for setting up an LCD panel production plant in China but he is unable to disclose the details...
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Two AUO subsidiaries to expand capacities in China
AU Optronics (AUO) will add investment in its LCD TV ODM subsidiary BriView Electronics to expand its production capacity in Kunshan, eastern China, where AUO is also planning to...
Monday 15 March 2010
AUO submits application for 7.5G LCD panel plant in China
AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it has submitted an application to the Taiwan government for establishing a 7.5G TFT-LCD front-end production plant in Kunshan in China's eastern...
Thursday 4 March 2010
AUO approves investment in 7.5G LCD plant in China
The board of directors of AU Optronics (AUO) has officially approved a plan to invest US$1.2 billion in building a 7.5G LCD panel plant in eastern China, according to the company.
Friday 26 February 2010
AUO seeing little impact from labor shortage in China, says CEO
AU Optronics (AUO) president and CEO LJ Chen has said the company is not seeing serious impact from the labor shortage on its production in China, nor are its suppliers.
Wednesday 24 February 2010
AUO may gain upper hand over Samsung in setting up 7.5G panel plant in China, say sources
The government in China may take a total-control policy to allow establishment of only four to five next-generation TFT-LCD panel factories in China, and the policy may give Taiwan-based...
Monday 22 February 2010
AUO to submit application for 7.5G LCD plant in China, says paper
AU Optronics (AUO) chairman KY Lee has said that the company will submit an application to the Taiwan government for building a 7.5G LCD panel plant in eastern China after the Lunar...
Wednesday 3 February 2010
AUO next to LG Display, ahead of Samsung in 2010 capex
LG Display leads the top-three panel makers in its 2010 capex plans at four trillion won (US$3.431 billion), followed by AU Optronics (AUO) with NT$100 billion (US$3.121 billion)...
Friday 29 January 2010
AUO increases capex to NT$100 billion in 2010
AU Optronics (AUO) has increased its capex by 64% to NT$100 billion (US$3.13 billion) for 2010, up from NT$61 billion in 2009.
Friday 25 December 2009
AUO, CMO urge Taiwan to lift ban, as Korea lets Samsung, LGD set up LCD plants in China
AU Optronics (AUO) chairman KY Lee has indicated that the company has completed preparations for building LCD plants in China and is only waiting for the Taiwan government to lift...