Chinese smartphone demand.
Beancounters at Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that Taiwan's shipments of small to medium size LCD panels are expected to grow 8.6 percent sequentially in the second quarter of 2018.
Will cost $10 billion
Foxconn will build three facilities in the US state of Wisconsin for operation as early as next year, as part of a campus housing a $10 billion liquid crystal display (LCD) factory due for 2020.
Japan a bit too pricey
Foxconn and Sharp are to set up a $6.95 billion10.5G or 11G LCD TV panel factory in China. Needless to say Foxconn is stumping up most of the cash and Sharp is to providing the manufacturing technology.
Get yours when you can
A report said that there will be shortages of notebook panels during the first half of 2017.
Just for smartphones
Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) chairman Lee Man-hsiang dismissed a long standing belief that OLED panels will replace TFT-LCD.
Been the leader since 2011
Samsung is pretty sure it can keep its title of the world’s top flat-screen television manufacturer for a sixth consecutive year.
Asustek has 30 percent growth in EU
Asustek Computer and Acer are doing rather well flogging their LCD monitors.
Not going to pick up next year
There is no end in sight to the slack sales of LCD TVs.
Cunning plan to save flat panels
The troubled telly maker Sharp is in talks with Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn, for a tie-up in its struggling flat-panel display business.