Thursday 8 August 2019
Flat panel makers likely to cut back output significantly in 4Q19
LCD panel makers are likely to scale down their output significantly starting fourth-quarter 2019 or first-quarter 2020 as panel prices are expected to continue to fall and inventory...
Monday 8 July 2019
Taiwan upstream suppliers gearing up efforts for OLED panels
A number of Taiwan-based upstream components and materials suppliers have been enhancing their deployments in the OLED panel segment to cash in on the growing penetration of OLED...
Tuesday 2 July 2019
Innolux remains upbeat about 2019
Flat panel maker Innolux remains upbeat about its business prospects for 2019 as its capacity for small- to medium-size applications has been fully booked to year-end, and the company...
Thursday 6 June 2019
HannStar Display to move auto-use panel production back to Taiwan
Flat panel maker HannStar Display plans to shift about 20% of its automotive panel module production lines from the firm's Nanjing plant in China back to Taiwan, according to Hsuho...
Monday 15 April 2019
Japan makers retreating from flat panel industry
A recent announcement stating that Japan Display (JDI) has struck a deal to accept a JPY60 billion (US$535.98 million) investment from a consortium formed by Taiwan- and China-based...
Thursday 28 March 2019
CPT faces delisting, to keep 6G LCD line
Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) as the net worth of its shares has turned negative. But the company will keep its 6G LCD line,...
Wednesday 30 January 2019
2018 review and 2019 outlook: Challenges and opportunities for flat panel industry
The global flat panel industry got off to a bumpy start in 2018 amid growing concerns of oversupply resulting from continued capacity ramps by Chinese firms. In fact, the year ended...
Wednesday 30 January 2019
Flat panel industry heading for correction, says AUO chairman
Having enjoyed the longest-ever bullish sales over the past six years, the global flat panel industry is heading for a longer period of correction, according to Paul Peng, chairman...
Monday 24 December 2018
Panel makers to shift focus to 8K LCD in 2019
The production of 8K TV panels is likely to become the focus of competition in the global LCD panel industry in 2019 as makers in Taiwan, Korea and China are gearing up efforts to...
Friday 9 November 2018
HannStar Display posts profits for 3Q18
HannStar Display has reported net profits of NT$530 million (US$17.3 million) on net sales of NT$4.1 billion for the third quarter of 2018, with EPS coming to NT$0.16.
Monday 22 October 2018
Flat panel makers to see impact from oversupply in 2019, says AUO chairman
Flat panel makers are expected to see their operating results vary widely in 2019 as they adopt different approaches in strategy, market and product development to address the challenge...
Friday 19 October 2018
Flat panel makers slowing down construction of 10.5/11G fabs
China-based flat panel makers Chongqing HKC Optoelectronics Technology (HKC) and China Electronics Corporation (CEC) both reportedly have held off on their original plans to build...
Wednesday 5 September 2018
China panel makers embrace IGZO technology, says Digitimes Research
Most of the recent 8.5G-10.5G TFT LCD production lines planned by China-based flat panel makers come with or retain the ability to produce indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) TFT LCD...
Monday 16 July 2018
Ultra HD TVs propelling flat panel TV market to 194 million units in 2022, says ABI Research
The rapid and increasing number of worldwide Ultra HD flat panel TV shipments over the past few years is contributing to the overall growth of the global flat panel TV market. Ultra...
Tuesday 8 May 2018
CPT sees revenues pick up in April
Flat panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.199 billion (US$73.75 million) for April, up 0.9% on month but down 16.2% on year.