Wednesday 13 September 2017
Touch Taiwan 2017: Merck to showcase innovative LCD technology
Germany-based technology giant Merck plans to showcase an array of innovative liquid crystal technologies, including its SA-VA technology for large-area displays, during the Touch...
Wednesday 30 August 2017
BOE swings back to profitability in 1H17
China-based flat panel maker BOE Technology has reported net profits of CNY4.3 billion (US$653.4 million) for the first half of 2017, reversing from a net loss of CNY516 million recorded...
Friday 7 July 2017
China set to become largest cluster of 10.5/11G flat panel fabs
China-based flat panel makers are drawing plans to turn the country into the world's largest cluster of 10.5/11G panel fabs in the next few years, with total capacity far beyond their...
Tuesday 27 June 2017
Supply of a-Si LCD to become tight in 2H17
Supply of a-Si TFT-LCD panels will fall short of demand in the second half of 2017 due to rising demand for 18:9 all-screen displays for smartphones, according to Lin Sheng-chang,...
Wednesday 14 June 2017
Global flat panel players ramping all-screen panel production
Major flat panel players worldwide are ramping up production of 18:9 all-screen panels for smartphone applications as prices of these panels are currently set at a 10-15% premium...
Wednesday 10 May 2017
Innolux revenues up over 35% on year in April
LCD panel maker Innolux has announced its April 2017 consolidated revenues came to NT$28.4 billion (US$938.69 million), decreasing 9.5% sequentially but rising 35.6% on year.
Tuesday 7 March 2017
Commentary: The rise of 10.5/11G lines and new forces in global flat panel industry
The groundbreaking ceremony held for a 10.5G IGZO TFT-LCD panel plant to be built by Japan-based Sakai Display Products (SDP) in Guangzhou, China heralds a drastic change of the landscape...
Wednesday 8 February 2017
AUO revenues increase 16.8% on year in January
AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its consolidated revenues for January 2017 reached NT$28.37 billion (US$912.72 million). With fewer working days due to the Lunar New Year holidays,...
Monday 16 January 2017
Commentary: A lesson to be learned from China panel industry headhunting
China's relentless efforts of headhunting from Taiwan's semiconductor industry have continued, with the latest target being Shih-wei Sun, ex-CEO of United Microelectronics Corporation...
Friday 24 June 2016
China makers count on government subsidies for profits, says report
The amount of government subsidies received by major players in China's flat panel, semiconductor and LED industries reached 20-50% of their recurring net income in the latest three...
Friday 6 November 2015
China to dominate flat panel display manufacturing by 2018, says IHS
While conventional thin film TFT LCD displays are rapidly trending towards commoditization and currently suffering from declining prices and margins, China is quickly adding capacity...
Wednesday 29 July 2015
Flat panel display revenues forecast to fall in 2015, says IHS
Led by declining TFT LCD revenues, global flat panel display (FPD) industry revenues are forecast to fall 2% from US$131.4 billion in 2014 to US$129 billion in 2015. Dwindling TFT...
Friday 29 May 2015
Flat panel display equipment spending forecast to reach US$9 billion in 2015, says IHS
Revenues for flat panel display (FPD) manufacturing equipment are expected to grow for the third consecutive year to reach US$9.1 billion in 2015, according to IHS. This level of...
Friday 30 January 2015
Flat panel display shipments grow 9% on year in 2014, says IHS
Once focused on unit growth, the entire global flat-panel display (FPD) industry is now shifting to focus on area-demand growth. According to IHS, display panel shipments for all...
Monday 24 November 2014
Interactive whiteboards and interactive flat panel displays reach 440,000 in sales in 3Q14, says Futuresource
Interactive whiteboards (IWB) and interactive flat panel displays (IFPD) in the education and corporate segments achieved close to 440,000 unit sales globally in the third quarter...